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  • Thank you United Way Salt Lake!

    Thank you United Way Salt Lake for supporting our Evidence-based Social Impact (ESI) Initiative! The purpose of the ESI initiative is to ensure that our substance use disorder treatment programs are implemented as designed in the research, with fidelity, to achieve specific outcomes for people struggling with a substance use disorder.

  • Faces and Voices for Recovery coming to SLC!

    This a special year in the recovery world. On September 9th, Faces and Voices for Recovery will join USARA in hosting their national Rally for Recovery event in Salt lake City. People from all over the country will come to SLC to celebrate and advocate, sharing their voices, strength, and expertise to help all of us become stronger and better able to meet the needs of individuals, families, and our community.

  • Check out our Online Auction!

    Today we launched our first ever online auction, through Bidding for Good, to raise additional funds for treatment services! Please check out our auction (see link below) - we have some great items ... 7 nights at a beautiful oceanside property in Mexico, a Moab adventure package, tickets to Red Butte Garden and Deer Valley Music Festival, dinner for two at Hell’s Backbone Drill, a trip for two to the Cliff Spa at Snowbird Resort, and so much more!

  • It's a LAUNCH!

    Today, we officially launched our pay for success program - REACH. We are grateful for Salt Lake County government, Sorenson Impact Center, Third Sector Capital Partners, University of Utah's Criminal Justice Center, Adult Probation and Parole (AP&P), our pay for success investors, and all of our partners for making this possible.

  • A Different Future

    Last night, SLC Police Chief Mike Brown visited First Step House with five police officers and a social worker. They came to talk to the men in treatment as a result of Project Diversion. Project Diversion, also known as "Special Project" is a multi-agency effort established to provide immediate access to substance abuse and mental health treatment for homeless people struggling with addiction and criminal involvement. Last night, the police officers came to have dinner.

  • YES, we CAN!

    Thank you to all 170 donors for helping us SURPASS our $15K Love Utah, Give Utah goal. Thanks to all of you we raisaed $15,800 for treatment scholarships. More Treatment = Saving Lives. So, we thank you. Truly.

  • March Madness is Here!

    It is March which means...March Madness...budding tulips...and..drum roll...Love Utah, Give Utah! Our biggest annual 24-hour fundraiser to raise funds for TREATMENT SCHOLARSHIPS is just around the corner on March 30th! But you can actually schedule your donation today! Yes, it's true - no need to wait until March 30th to make your donation - you can visit our Razoo page and enter your info and we will receive it on the 30th.

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