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.

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.

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.

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 Announcements:

Ability 1st Utah would like to share valuable information about the COVID-19

Pre-ETS Youth Summer Program 2020

Pre-ETS Youth Summer Program Flyer 2020

Pre-Employment Youth Summer Program Application 2020

In the Loving Memory of:

Carol Ann (Bishop) Skinner

Carol Ann (Bishop) Skinner, was called home by her Heavenly Father, to be reunited her husband Jimmy and her parents, Billy and Gayle Bishop on April 23, 2020. She devotedly taught the sewing classes for Ability 1st Utah consumers. Her kindness and love for others made her worthy of the love of all those who knew her. Thank you Carol for your invaluable contribution to Ability 1st Utah. You left a mark on all of us and we will always remember you for your dedication and unconditional service. Rest in peace.

On April 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm a webcam service will be held to honor Carol’s memory. Call 801-373-5044 for more details. 

View our Calendar for May 2020 Virtual Activities

Run, Walk, or Roll

September 26,2020

You can now 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.

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 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.

Videos about Ability 1st Utah:

Ability 1st Utah’s Informational Video

KSL Studio 5 Interview

Signup Today For Employment Services

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

Independent Living Programs Statewide:

Below are important information for the public to know:

Thanks to our Run, Walk, or Roll Sponsors:

Contact us

Hours:

Monday- Thursday: 7:30 am-4:30 pm

Friday: 7:30 am-1:30 pm 

Address: 491 North Freedom Blvd. Provo UT, 84601
Phone: 801-373-5044

Email: Staff@Ability1stUtah.org