Utah Foster Care (UFC) has been selected for a prestigious national award for its comprehensive set of practices that support a healthy, high-performing work environment. UFC was launched in 1999 by Governor Mike Leavitt and the Utah legislature to recruit, train, and support families to care for children in Utah’s foster care system. It’s work […]

Those of us at Utah Foster Care have a passion for making a difference in the lives of children. While we work hard at finding nearly 500 new foster parents each year, we realize not everyone is ready or able to become a foster parent. Would you like to help us spread the message? I’d […]

As a part of Utah’s amazing Chalk Art Festival each year, Utah Foster Care (UFC) presents five dads from around the state with the prestigious Foster Dad of the Year Award. This event, held over Fathers Day weekend, is one of the highlights of the year here at UFC! Support Foster Dad of the Year […]

The annual Utah Foster Care Chalk Art Festival shines the spotlight on the needs of Utah children in foster care and the contributions of our state’s dedicated foster families. Each year, some twenty-thousand people turn out to see 125 artists paint the streets and raise funds that benefit these deserving children and families. Want to […]

Each year, Utah Foster Care (UFC) holds its Hearts of Gold Breakfast. The breakfast is a way for Utahns to learn about UFC’s mission and to hear experiences of real foster parents and children in foster care. The fundraising breakfast is a free event and we are always looking for table captains. Information for this […]

May is National Foster Care Month and it’s a busy month for us! It’s a time to honor our outstanding foster families in Utah. It is also a time for the rest of us who aren’t foster parents to find a way to contribute something to support these deserving families. The Annual Hearts of Gold […]

Are you a foster parent? Need help making the giving season a little brighter for the children placed in your care? The Giving Tree program helps Utah-licensed foster parents in the Northern and Salt Lake regions (Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Tooele, and Weber counties) with current placements during the giving season […]

Caring individuals approach Utah Foster Care (UFC) at this time of year, with a desire to support children in foster care. Donations of quilts, backpacks, bedding, books and holiday gifts flood our offices because of generous, caring individuals who took ornaments from our Giving Trees statewide. If you’d still like to help, we are always […]

Would you like to enhance the lives of children in foster care in Utah? Become a partner with one of Utah’s most exciting golf events and in turn, support Utah Foster Care (UFC). The Sand Hollow Leavitt Group Open and Pro-Am Golf Tournament, to be held September 21-24, brings the rising stars of professional golf […]

“A brush and comb.” “My sister.” “Someone to trust.” These are just some of the things children want and need. The words were on signs carried by a parade of children across the stage at Utah Foster Care’s Annual Hearts of Gold luncheon. The event kicked off National Foster Care Month, a time to recognize […]