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Adult Homeless Services includes The Geraldine E. King Women's Resource Center (WRC) and Homeless Outreach which is comprised of the Homeless Outreach Team, the City Outreach Team and the Library Engagement Team. Read more about these programs and services below.

Geraldine E. King Women's Resource Center

Women, 18 years or older, that are experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake City may access emergency shelter at the Geraldine E. King Women's Resource Center.
How to enroll
Call the Homeless Connections Hotline at 801-990-9999 for bed availability. Or inquire about availability in person at 131 E 700 S, or at the Weigand Center at 437 W 200 S
Hours of operation
The Geraldine E. King Women's Resource Center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The Geraldine E. King Women's Resource Center provides emergency shelter to 200 women experiencing homelessness in and around Salt Lake City every night. Beyond providing safe emergency shelter, this facility provides essential basic needs such as meals, clothing, hygiene items, a place for women to wash clothes and shower, as well as being a welcoming environment for companion animals.

For intake inquiries
Homeless Connections Hotline

For tours, speaker requests and donor support
Contact Dan Benshoff at

Volunteer at the WRC

Did you know we serve close to 250,000 meals annually at the WRC? Serve a meal in our kitchen as a group or individual (must be 16+) or sort donations.


Drop off essential items

We receive and sort over $1,000,000 in donated items annually and dispurse that back into the community to people in need.


Amazon Wishlist

Our Amazon Wishlists offer a seamless and convenient way to support the WRC. Wishlists can offer groups wanting to host a drive of their own a list of needed items. With just a few clicks, you can browse a curated selection of essential items and add them to your cart on Amazon.

WRC Amazon Whishlist
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Homeless Outreach Team

Any individual or family experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake County is eligible for services from the Homeless Outreach Team.
Call 801-631-7584 to contact the Outreach Team or 385-421-8455 to speak directly to the Program Director.
Hours of operation
The Homeless Outreach Team is available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
The Homeless Outreach Team provides basic needs services and connects individuals experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake County to housing, legal, and medical services. Materials provided include food, water, hygiene supplies, clothes, shoes, sunscreen, bug spray, hand warmers, sleeping bags, and other supplies based on availability.

For inquiries
Shawn Spalding, County Outreach Care Coordinator

City Outreach Team

Those who are unsheltered in Salt Lake City Proper are eligible for services from the City Outreach Team
To enroll in services, contact the City Outreach Team at 385-266-0020
Hours of operation
The City Outreach Team is available Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The City Outreach Team is a partnership with Salt Lake City that provides services to unsheltered individuals experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake City Proper and around the Resource Centers to help create a path to shelter, housing resources, and other crucial services to those experiencing homelessness.

The City Outreach Team also works with the community to increase understanding of the unsheltered population in Salt Lake City and provide recommendations on more effective methods in providing services and housing for this population. The City Outreach Team will respond to community concerns about homelessness issues in Salt Lake City and work to expand the public's knowledge of how to participate most effectively to those experiencing homelessness.

For inquiries
Shaunell Runsted, Outreach Services Supervisor

Library Engagement Team

Any age group visiting the Salt Lake City Libraries eight branch locations is eligible for services.
Visit a Salt Lake City Library location and contact a library staff member about the Library Engagement Team. The Library Engagement Team has a desk on the 1st floor of the main Salt Lake City Library.
Hours of operation
Available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:30 am to 3 pm. Main Library (Primary Location)
210 East 400 South Salt Lake City, UT 84111
The Library Engagement Team serves chronically unsheltered and low income individuals in and around the Salt Lake City Libraries.

The Library Engagement Team works with homeless and at-risk individuals and families who visit the Salt Lake City Libraries eight branch locations. The Library Engagement Team encompasses a variety of homeless outreach services, such as basic needs like food/clothing/hygiene, and case management to assist clients. We have information on resources available for low income patrons and coordinate services with our community partners. From enrolling individuals into benefits, housing programs, coordinating medical care, employment assistance services, transportation to hospitals, Volunteers of America, Utah's Detoxification Center, and to domestic violence shelters within Salt Lake County.

The Library Engagement Team works in conjunction with the Salt Lake City Library employees to ensure the library is a safe and welcoming place to the entire community. We do this by providing training's for library staff on how to work with homeless individuals and by deescalating people within the building who are overwhelmed with the stresses of homelessness.

For inquiries
Abby Tsvetkov, Homeless Outreach Program Director

Suport Homeless Outreach with a Monetary Contribution


Essential Items for Utahns Facing Homelessness

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