Volunteers of America Utah is a human services nonprofit organization that serves more than 10,000 people across the state each year through programs addressing homelessness, substance abuse, mental illness, and domestic violence. Thousands of volunteers and partners join together to accomplish one mission under the Volunteers of America Utah: to reach and uplift those in need. In order to achieve this, Volunteers of America Utah provide year-round support for individuals affected by homelessness, addiction, and mental illness through basic need items, education assistance, employment services, and housing assistance. They also offer acceptance, safety, and care to support individuals on their road to sobriety, and continue to strive to reduce the impact of mental illness, facilitating lifelong improvements in the well-being of individuals and families. Volunteers of America Utah hosts a variety of resources for applicable clients including counseling centers, detoxification centers, youth mentoring, apartment buildings, and even Maude’s Cafe– a cafe where budding employees can be trained to work and keep a job. Overall, Volunteers of America Utah builds a community-supported bridge that provides a path for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance.
Alabama Non-Violent Offenders Organization (ANVOO) helps individuals with a non-violent criminal record. Their mission is to assists those seeking to regain their place in society by connecting them to resources and services to reach their full potential as productive members of their families.