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 teach our consumers many different life skills through our Independent Living Program, to increase the skills they need to become independent.
We can Help!
Ability 1st Utah provides its 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.
We are an Employment Network for the Ticket to Work Program under the Social Security Administration. We offer employment services to help individuals with disabilities that wants to enter or renter into the workforce have a smooth transition while they are working.
About Ability 1st Utah
Since January 2001, 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 enjoy independent living lifestyles.
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.
To integrate, build and strengthen abilities for all individuals with disabilities.
Ability 1st Utah Job Hacks Workshops will take place on June 28th ,29th and 30th of 2021. On Monday June 28th we will be talking about tips, resources and a guide to pre-employment planning. On Tuesday June 29th we will discuss hard skills, soft skills, resume and interview skills. On Wednesday June 30th the last day, employers will present what they are looking for in an employee.
Sign up today for Ability 1st Utah Job Hacks Workshops whether if you are looking for employment or want to find out what skills you need to successfully enter into the job market. Call Ability 1st Utah at 801-373-5044 or email us at Staff@Ability1stUtah.org to reserve a spot.
Ability 1st Utah’s staff will strive to provide alternative ways to our consumers & the public through phone calls and emails during our temporary closure of our Center. Please contact us through our main number 801-373-5044 or email us through our Front-Line Receptionist at Cinthia@ability1stutah.org
Ability 1st Utah would like to share valuable information about the COVID-19
Independent Living Youth Summer Program 2021
Our Youth Independent Living Program will have its summer program. We are now accepting applications from youth who are interested in participating in this program that will be fun and full of learning experiences.
Apply for our Independent Living Youth Summer Program 2021!
Pre-ETS Youth Summer Program 2021
Building careers for youth with disabilities through the Workforce Innovation
Opportunity Act and Having Fun while learning!
We are thrilled to announce that we are accepting applications for our Pre-ETS Youth Summer Program 2021. If you want your youth to participate in this summer program you can download the application below and send it to one of our Youth Coordinators.
You can send the applications to their email addresses:
For Utah County please contact:
Roy@Ability1stUtah.org, Shauna@Ability1stUtah.org, Divine@Ability1stUtah.org
Also, you can send it through our fax at 801-373-5094 or you can mail it to 1455 West 820 North Provo, UT 84601.
Download the Application below:
Pre-ETS Sanpete and Juab Counties
Pre-ETS Utah County
View our Calendar for May and June 2021 Virtual Classes and Activities
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You can now register for our Run, Walk, or Roll Fun Race!
Online registration is now open!
If you cannot join us on our 18th annual race on Saturday September 25, 2021 but would like to contribute and help our youth and community integration programs, please consider donating and click the button below.
Ability 1st Utah will be there every step of the way!
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 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.
Videos about Ability 1st Utah:
Ability 1st Utah’s Informational Video
KSL Studio 5 Interview
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We can help you find the perfect job for you and your lifestyle.
Independent Living Programs Statewide:
Ability 1st Utah has important information for the public to know about Transportation and ADA Policies.
Monday- Thursday: 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am-1:30 pm
Address: 1455 West 820 North Provo, UT 84601
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