Helping Utah's most vulnerable

Published Articles

New Youth Resource Center is a Celebration of Hope and Possibilities. Deseret News, May 24, 2016

Volunteers of America Opens Salt Lake Youth Resource Center. Salt Lake Tribune - May 25, 2016

New Hope for Homeless Utah Teens. ABC4 News - May 24, 2016

VOA Youth Resource Center Opens New Bigger Facility in SLC. Fox 13 News - May 24, 2016

RadioActive. KRCL - May 24, 2016

New Homeless Youth Shelter Opens in Salt Lake City. Channel 2 - May 23, 2016

Construction Begins on Youth Homeless Shelter in Salt Lake City KUER August 27th 2015

Volunteers of America to open new resource center for homeless youth in Salt Lake City Fox 13 , August 30th 2015

Ground to be broken Thursday afternoon for 24/7 homeless youth resource center with 30 shelter beds Deseret News, August 26th 2015

After Millions in donations, homeless youth center finally under construction KUTV, August 25th 2015

Is 500 West Salt Lake City’s new Pioneer Park? Salt Lake Tribune, July 28th 2015

Volunteers of America respond as homeless population shifts to other areas in SLC Fox 13 News July 24th 2015

Volunteers of America see increase of homeless families on SL streets KUTV, July 24th 2015

Volunteers of America' aims to connect with, help Salt Lake's homeless Good4Utah, July 23rd 2015

More homeless people are choosing to camp along downtown streets Deseret News, July 22nd 2015

Prefieren Acampar Telemundo July 2015 (Spanish)

Wind and cold temperatures 'absolutely brutal' for Utah's homeless, Deseret News, December 2014

News Youth Homeless Shelter to Break Ground Early Next Year, KUER 90.1, December 2014

Volunteers of America-Utah's homeless youth resource center inching closer to reality, Deseret News, December 2014

Volunteers help those without homes weather the storm, Fox 13 News, Novemeber 2014

Project Uplift provides resources for homeless, others at risk, KSL News, November 2014

Project Uplift provides resources for homeless, others at risk, Deseret News, November 2014

Beyond A Place To Sleep, New Facility Helps Homeless Youth Transition, Utah Public Radio, November 2014

Fundraising underway for facility to serve homeless youth in SLC, Fox 13 News, November 2014

Ways you can help the homeless as winter approaches, KSL News, October 2014

Bud Bailey Apartment Community celebrates grand opening, KSL News, September 2014

Improvements in, around Pioneer Park a work in progress, Salt Lake mayor says, Deseret News, August 2014

Street Engagement Team pounds the pavement to help the homeless, Deseret News, August 2014

SLC officials work with businesses to build home for homeless, Fox 13, August 2014

Library lifeguards: Volunteers of America buoy downtrodden, The Salt Lake Tribune, July 2014

Police pledge crackdown on downtown crime, The Salt Lake Tribune, May 2014

9 Pillars Project raises awareness about homeless youth through public art, Deseret News, May 2014

9 Pillars Project aims to help homeless youth, KSL News, May 2014

Doorway to hope: A transition home for homeless young men, The Salt Lake Tribune, May 2014

Homes for the Homeless: Utah's efforts to get more people off the streets, 4 Utah, May 2014

New home gives hope to homeless young men, Fox 13 News, April 2014

New facility helps homeless young men transition to self-sufficiency, Deseret News, April 2014

Salt Lake Library reaching out to the homeless, 4 Utah, April 2014

Counting the invisible homeless on the streets of Salt Lake County, The Salt Lake Tribune, January 2014

Annual count of Utah's homeless underway, Deseret News, January 2014

Cold snap a real threat to the homeless, The Salt Lake Tribune, December 2013

Volunteers of America brave the cold to lend a helping hand, 4 Utah, December 2013

Utah students work with Volunteers of America to help homeless youth, Fox 13

News, December 2013 Cold Snap Threatens Homeless Youth in Utah, KSL News, December 2013

Volunteers prepare Salt Lake City's Candy Cane Corner store, The Salt Lake Tribune, December 2013

KSL Give Back: Ways to give and receive Christmas help, KSL News, November 2013

Candy Cane Corner 'store' helps families in need for the holidays, Fox 13 News, November 2013

Battling human trafficking in Utah, 4 Utah, November 2013

Runaway chooses transient lifestyle; VOA tells of risks, dangers, KSL News, November 2013

Transition Home offers support for homeless youth, KSL News, November 2013

Outreach Helps Homeless Beat the Heat, Deseret News, July 2013

New Public Education Campaign Touts 'Smarter Way' to Help End Homelessness, Salt Lake City Department, June 2013

Mayors of Salt Lake County Ready to Fund Help for the Homeless, Deseret News, May 2013

Adult Detoxification Center Expands Due to Pressing Need, The Salt Lake Tribune, Jan. 2013

Homeless Teens Struggling to Find Warmth in Winter, Fox 13 News, Jan. 2013

Homeless Youth in Need of Warm Clothing, Food During Holiday Season, The Salt Lake Tribune, Nov. 2012

Blind 'Wonder Dog' Helping Recovering Addicts See Clearly, KSL News, March 2012

Press Kit - Transition Home for Young Men More Teenage Runaways, CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, by Seth Doane, Dec. 2009