Utah Department of Human Services works to ensure children, families and adults in Utah communities are receiving the services they need to lead safe and healthy lives. For agency-specific information, click on any one of the services to the left.

  • Over 4,000 employees statewide
  • Utah and the U.S. are experiencing a population boom in people over 65 years old
  • Child and Family Services received 37,169 complaints of child abuse
  • 38% of children in foster care were placed with a kinship caregiver
  • 29% of Utah’s youth will have some contact with the juvenile justice system
  • 2,941 people with disabilities received in-home services
  • 1,892 people are waiting for services because funding is not available
  • 45,954 Utahns received mental health services
  • 3,096 homes and facilities were licensed and monitored
  • Office of Public Guardian serves as the legal guardian and/or conservator for more than 220 Utahns
  • Over 114,300 children are served by child support services
  • Office of Recovery Services collected over $243 million; $3.1 million was returned to the State General Fund
  • Office of Services Review sampled over 700 cases for compliance to child welfare statute and policy
  • 206 Utahns live at Utah State Developmental Center
  • 674 Utahns received mental health treatment at Utah State Hospital
Office of the Executive Director
Aging and Adult Services
1-877-424-4640 or 801-538-3910
Child and Family Services
Juvenile Justice Services
Office of Administrative Hearings
Office of Fiscal Operations
Office of Licensing
Office of Public Guardian
Office of Recovery Services
Office of Services Review
Services for People with Disabilities
1-800-837-6811 or 801-538-8255, TDY 7-1-1
Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Utah State Developmental Center
Utah State Hospital
Human Services Media/Communications
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