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Utah Domestic Violence Resources

Salt Lake City’s Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Program – Program designed to address the needs of the alleged victims of domestic violence and other violent crimes. Services are free and include assisting the alleged victims with obtaining court documents, information on police procedures, referral services for victim’s rights, counseling centers, monetary support agencies, translation, and support groups. Assistance is provided for protective orders in domestic violence cases.

Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake – Non-profit organization that advocates for the stability and safety of low income families and the alleged victims of domestic violence through legal assistance and advocacy particularly for protective orders and stalking injunctions in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Utah Office of Crime Victim Reparations – Provides financial compensation for victims of domestic violence crimes from the Victim of Crime Act Compensation, Violence Against Women grants, and Assistance grants. The office also provides a network of services for the alleged victims of domestic violence across the state of Utah including enhanced training, and staff support to the Utah Council on Victims of Crime.

Utah Office of Crime Victim Reparations
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Telephone: 801-238-2360

Utah Domestic Violence Council – The UDVC is recognized as Utah’s domestic violence coalition, which includes 22 local domestic violence chapters. The UDVC is funded almost entirely by federal grant money including a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant and a federal Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) state coalition grant.

YWCA Salt Lake City – Women in Jeopardy Program – The YWCA’s Women in Jeopardy Program (WIJ) was created in 1976 and was Utah’s first domestic violence shelter. The mission of the WIJ is to provide a safe environment, housing, and counseling for women and children fleeing situations of domestic violence.

YWCA Salt Lake City
322 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 537-8600

Utah’s Cohabitant Abuse Act: Title 77, Chapter 36 – The Cohabitant Abuse Act contains definitions, enhancements for offenders with a prior domestic violence conviction, the duty of law enforcement officers to provide notice to the victims of domestic violence, the duty of law enforcement officers to arrest and report domestic violence allegations, the conditions of releases after a domestic violence arrest, pre-trial protective orders, mandatory arrest provisions for violation of protective order violations. Find additional information on Utah’s domestic violence definitions, the definition of stalking, the Mandatory Reporting Act for Vulnerable Adults, the Healthcare Provider Reporting Act, and the Utah Commission

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