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.

Independent Living

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.

Ability 1st Utah Employment Network

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.

Help their Future!

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

Run, Walk, or Roll

Registration is now open for our Run, Walk or Roll 2023!

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 for our individuals with disabilities.

 Vision Statement

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

If you want to make a donation to Ability 1st Utah and support our Youth and Community Integration Programs you can do so by clicking the buttom below!

COVID-19 Announcements:

Ability 1st Utah is committed to assisting and serving our consumers during the pandemic. Our Center continues to offer services to our consumers through appointments in person, phone calls, and virtually.

Classes and activities are held onsite at our Center and are also offered through Zoom. We encourage our consumers to call us every Thursday to RSVP for classes/activities and advise them to wear a mask when coming to our center to participate. If you want to be part of the Ability 1st Utah family and want to benefit from our services, call us at 801-373-5044 or email us at To view our classes and activities schedule click on the calendars’ tab.

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Independent Living Skills

Youth Activities

Adults Activities

Independent Living Youth Summer Program 2023

Our Summer Youth Independent Living Program is coming up soon. We are now accepting applications from youth who are interested in participating in this program that will be fun and full of learning experiences. Please apply for the Summer Program before April 14, 2023.

Apply for our Independent Living Youth Summer Program 2023:

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Save the Date!

Run, Walk or Roll 2023

Registration for our Run, Walk, or Roll is now open!

If you cannot join us on our 20th annual race on Saturday September 23, 2023 and 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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Become a Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers.  Whether it be office work or helping at one of our events, any help is greatly 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:

Map of Statewide Programs for Independent Living in Utah

Ability 1st Utah has important information for the public to know about Transportation and ADA Policies.

Notice to the public Ability 1st Utah has posted on our website our transportation and ADA policies which includes our ADA complaint process and our agency contact for all the ADA complaints. This notice is for your information to access to this documents. For further information please contact Sandra Curcio Executive Director phone number 801 373 5044 extension 205 or Kathy Tucker Transportation Coordinator phone number 801 373 5044 extension 206
Title 6 Poster. No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. For further information or if you feel that you have been discriminated against please contact Sandra Curcio Executive Director phone number 801 373 5044 extension 205 or Jhilma Miranda Program Manager phone number 801 373 5044 extension 201

Thanks to all of our Sponsors who support

Ability 1st Utah:

Contact us

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

Friday: 7:30 am-1:30 pm 

Address: 1455 West 820 North Provo, UT 84601

Phone: 801-373-5044



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