About Ability 1st Utah 

Since 2000, Ability 1st Utah has been providing services to individuals with all types of disabilities and of any age to help them achieve their goal of remaining independent in their homes and active in their communities.  Our organization seeks to help individuals with disabilities to remove whatever limitations they may encounter along the way and turn them into opportunities for developing their abilities to live independent living lifestyles.

 Mission Statement

To recognize, advocate, and respect each individual’s right and ability to realize their deserved quality of life. This will be accomplished by identifying needs, providing resources, strengthening abilities, and advocating social and political change to Individuals with disabilities.

 Vision Statement

To integrate, build and strengthen abilities for all individuals with disabilities.

Ability 1st Utah COVID-19 Announcement:

Register for our Run, Walk, or Roll Fun Run

Online registration is now Open!

If you cannot join us on our 18th annual race on Saturday September 26, 2020 but would like to contribute and help our youth and community integration programs, please consider donating and click the button below.

Strengthening abilities

Ability 1st Utah aims to help individuals with disabilities to break the barriers they may encounter in their journey of becoming independent, by connecting them with services in the community that will help them meet their goals on the road of having meaningful and successful lives.

We can Help!

Ability 1st Utah provides consumers with the necessary tools for them to live independently and lead lives full of accomplishments. Through the multiple services we offer we can make this process easier and enriching for you.

Center for Independent Living

We teach our consumers many different life skills through our Independent Living Program, to increase the skills they need to become independent. 

Help Their Future!

If you are interested in donating to our Center your donations will help a good cause.

Run, Walk, or Roll

Our annual race will take place on September 26, 2020. For more details and registration please click below.

Signup Today For Employment Services

We can help you find the perfect job for you and your lifestyle.

All types of Awareness

No matter where you come from or form of disability, this is the place for you. From learning critical skills to meeting new people, Ability 1st Utah can help.

Stay Informed

Stay involved with all of Ability 1st Utah events.  By becoming involved with our events, you can learn and grow with people just like you.

Health = Happiness

There is no need to be alone in this world.  Here at Ability 1st Utah, we come together to learn about independent living and how to live a healthy life.

Become a Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers.  Whether it be office work or helping at one of our events, any help is great appreciated.  Apply now to become a volunteer.

Below are important information for the public to know:

Centers in Utah for Independent Living:

Ability 1st Utah’s Informational Video

KSL Studio 5 Interview

Thanks to our Run, Walk, or Roll Sponsors!