Resources for Parents

What to Look for in Quality Child Care

  • Health
  • Safety
  • A good physical environment
  • Caring adult interactions
  • Activities to promote healthy growth and development
  • Well-trained caregivers
  • Optimal adult-to-child ratios

Online Resources

  • CCQS Quality Fact Sheet
    Child Care Quality System (CCQS) will help parents make informed choices about the child care programs their child attends so that the program will better prepare their child for kindergarten and life. This system will also ensure government child care subsidies are supporting quality programs.
  • Quality Care Matters
    High-quality child care settings allow children to experience stimulating interactions in safe and healthy environments.
  • Healthy Kids, Healthy Care
    Parents as partners in promoting healthy and safe child care.
  • Utah Office of Child Care
    Find resources for parents and financial assistance for child care.
  • Bureau of Child Development Licensing
    Recommends that after receiving a list of potential providers, you visit them to assess the services they offer. After you have selected a potential child care provider for your child/children, you can call their southern regional office at 800-894-2588 to find out the inspection results for that provider.

Mental & Behavioral Health Agencies

Carbon County

Four Corners Community Behavioral Health, Inc.
105 West 100 North; PO Box 867
Price, UT 84501
(435) 637-7200

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Castle Country
PO Box 279
Price, UT 84501
Contacts:
Gary Anderson (435) 637-1367
Sheri Davies (435) 820-6393
Stella Smith (435) 637-1367

United Way of Eastern Utah
67 East Main Street
Price, UT 84501
(435) 637-8911

Daggett County

Valley Mental Health - Summit
1753 Sidewinder Drive
Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-8347

United Way of Salt Lake
175 West Temple Suite 30
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 736-8929

Duchesne County

Northeastern Counseling Center
1140 West 500 South
PO Box 1908
Vernal, UT 84078
(435) 789-6300

United Way of Salt Lake
175 West Temple Suite 30
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 736-8929 

Emery County

Four Corners Community Behavioral Health, Inc.
105 West 100 North
PO Box 867
Price, UT 84501
(435) 637-7200

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Castle Country
Contacts: 
Joni Pace (435-565-8221)
Allene Swan (562-325-2825)

Grand County

Four Corners Community Behavioral Health, Inc.
105 West 100 North
PO Box 867
Price, UT 84501
(435) 637-7200

San Juan County

San Juan Counseling
356 South Main
Blanding, UT 84511
(435) 678-2992

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
State Office (801) 323-9900

Uintah County

Northeastern Counseling Center
1140 West 500 South
PO Box 1908
Vernal, UT 84078
(435) 789-6300

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Contact:
Loran Hills (435) 789-6333 

Public Health Authorities

Southeast Utah Health Department

Carbon

28 South 100 East
Price, UT 84501
Phone: (435) 637-3671
Fax: (435) 637-7515

Emery

25 West Main Street
Castle Dale, UT 84513
Phone: (435) 381-2252
Fax: (435) 381-5635

Grand

575 South Kane Creek Blvd
Moab, UT 84532
Phone: (435) 259-5602
Fax: (435) 259-7369

Tri County Health Department

Vernal

133 East 500 South
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: (435) 247-1180
Fax: (435) 781-0534

Roosevelt

281 East 200 North
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: (435) 722-6300
Fax: (435) 722-6301

San Juan Public Health

Blanding

196 East Center
Blanding, UT 84511
Phone: (435) 678-2723
Fax: (435) 678-3309