Services for People with Disabilities

Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for temporary, one-time services for individuals on the DSPD waiting list (as of September 1, 2020) were available from September through December 30, 2020, to individuals who had a specific need due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Individuals received the following services:

  • Temporary caregiver compensation and/or one-time respite services; limited availability based on the greatest need up to approximately 25% of individuals on the  waiting list
  • Masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer available to all individuals waiting
  • Assistive technology like tablets for telehealth and social online visits available to all individuals waiting
  • Meals on Wheels available to individuals waiting that are 22 years of age and older
For assistance, please contact: dspdWLcares@utah.gov or 1-844-275-3773.
Para más información en Español, contacte a: dmaldonado@utah.gov o 801-243-6114
We are grateful for the priority that Utah’s state legislators, with leadership from Representative Eliason and Representative Gibson and the Governor’s support have placed upon advocating for individuals with disabilities on the waiting list by approving this funding.