The Salt Lake County Bureau of Emergency Management serves our citizens by directing and coordinating resources for disasters and emergencies through preparation, planning, mitigation, response and recovery.





Our Mission: To prepare residents, businesses and municipal government to respond to disasters.




 Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters

The Utah VOAD is the forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle—preparation, response and recovery—to help disaster survivors and their communities.

Members of the Utah VOAD form a coalition of nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission:



America Red Cross 

From small house fires to multi-state natural disasters, the American Red Cross goes wherever we’re needed, so people can have clean water, safe shelter and hot meals when they need them most.

 Provided Services:

  • Casework
  • Disaster Assessment
  • Agency Referrals
  • Emergency Lodging
  • Emergency Cash Assistance

Habitat For Humanity

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowner (partner) families.

Provided Services:

  • Home repair (post muck out)
  • Repair materials
  • Volunteer Manpower
  • Appliance/Furniture replacement

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief

Southern Baptist volunteers prepare most of the meals distributed by the American Red Cross and provide many other disaster services. Southern Baptists have more than 1,550 mobile disaster response units on call for local, state, and national emergencies, with more than one hundred thousand trained volunteers scattered across the nation.

Provided Services:

  • Flood Mitigation
  • Repairs/rebuild

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.

Provided Services:

  • Damage Assessment
  • Debris Removal
  • Flood Mitigation (Muck out)
  • Expedient Home Repair

The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints

In partnership with other relief organizations, we strive to provide immediate emergency assistance around the world to victims of natural disasters, civil unrest, or famine.

Provided Services:

  • Emergency food
  • Emergency Clean up kits
  • Clothing Vouchers
  • Appliance/ Furniture vouchers

U Serve Utah

The purpose of the Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism is to enable individuals, communities, and organizations in Utah to benefit from the service, power, skills, and passion of volunteers.

Provided Services:

  • Volunteer & Donations Management
  • Corporation for National and Community Service Liaison

The Salvation Army

While every disaster is unique, the core of our disaster program consists of several basic services. And while these services address many of the typical needs of a disaster survivor, Salvation Army disaster relief is also flexible. Our services are adapted to the specific needs of individuals and communities, and are scalable according to the magnitude of the disaster.

Provided Services:

  • Emergency housing
  • Emergency Food
  • Emergency Clothing
  • Emotional Care
  • Spiritual Care

United Way/2-1-1  

2-1-1 provides people with ways to get help, and give help. By simply dialing 2-1-1, callers can connect to health and human resources they need, as well as find meaningful volunteer opportunities.

Provided Services:

  • Information resources
  • Agency Referrals

Utah Food Bank

Utah Food Bank distributes food free-of-charge to a network of 141 partner agencies located throughout all 29 counties of our state.

Provided Services:

  • Childhood Hunger Program
  • Food Box Programs
  • Mobile Pantries
  • Grocery Rescue Program

 School Districts Part of S.A.F.E.

Salt Lake City School District is Your Best Choice in education

because we focus on one goal, one purpose – student learning

The symbols of Canyons District are three majestic peaks that rise above our namesake. Yes, the peaks represent the magnificence of the mountains that stand tall above our schools, athletic fields and playgrounds, but they also represent the obstacles that may face us, and our students, and our resolve to rise above them.




Murray City School District is committed to excellence in education where all students are provided opportunities to develop the essential skills necessary to become contributing members of our global society.



Our Charge & Responsibility

Students will leave us prepared for college,
career and life in the 21st century world.



 Jordan’s vision focuses on collaboration, learning and results.  This is achieved by bringing educators together to foster an environment of success in academic achievement and growth for all students


 Health and Medical Partners


The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program coordinates the skills of practicing and retired physicians, nurses and other health professionals as well as other citizens interested in health issues, who are eager to volunteer to address their community’s ongoing public health needs and to help their community during large-scale emergency situations.




The Salt Lake County Health Department offers an extensive list of services like:

Birth certificates, Health permits, Behavioral health services, Aging services and more.