Provo Wasatch

Self-Reliance
Resource Center

This site is not an official, LDS Church-sponsored product. Content is intended to share local resources and information with the community for use in helping individuals and families with self-reliance efforts.
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Self-reliance is the “ability, commitment, and effort to provide the spiritual and temporal necessities of life for self and family. As members become self-reliant, they are also better able to serve and care for others.”

Find online manuals, materials, videos and trainings for the Self-Reliance Initiative.

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LDS Stake-Sponsored Self-Reliance Groups

The <TITLE OF THE STAKE> now offers Self-Reliance groups. Groups are offered at various times throughout the year. Course curriculum is studied in a facilitated group setting once a week for 12-week cycles. See the upcoming event schedule for the next kickoff devotional or other related events.

Events

Upcoming self-reliance related events.

Aug 19
7:00 PM

Self-Reliance Initiative Devotional

At the Stake Center at 7:00 PM. All are invited to attend. Come and learn about the 4 areas of self-reliance to choose from including personal finance, business, education and employment. Groups are formed and meet for 12 weeks to learn, discuss and complete objectives.

Find other local community events related to Self-Reliance topics. Listed events are not sponsored nor endorsed by the LDS Church.

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Local Services and Resources

Many organizations in our community provide wonderful resources and services to meet the needs of individuals and families. Together we can help one another become more self-reliance. Click on the resource directory link below to begin to discover the available resources.

Contact your COMMUNIty for HELP WITH SELF-RELIANCE

Your fellow neighbors stand ready to assist you. Click on the link to submit a request for assistance or volunteer. Please let us know what you can offer others as well. Together we can achieve greater self-reliance.

Assistance

American Fork

Phone: (801) 756-6079
Address: 437 S 500 E, American Fork, UT 84003
Website: Click here
Email: wel-ec-amerfork@ldschurch.org
Online Assistance: Click here
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-Th

Provo

(801) 818-6161
702 W Columbia Ln, Provo, UT 84604
Website: Click here
Email: wel-ec-provo@ldschurch.org
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Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Self-Reliance Resource Centers

Support services and resources are offered at the American Fork, Provo and Springville Self-Reliance Resource Centers. All are welcome to access the services available at the center.

Employment

CENTER SERVICES
• Job search assistance
• Career counseling
• Career workshops
• Resumes and power statements
• Interview skills
• Learn to network

OTHER RESOURCES
5 Steps to Starting your Job Search
Employment Events
Local Employment Resources
Unemployment Assistance

Education

CENTER SERVICES
• Education counseling
• Scholarship workshops
• Search for scholarships
• Application assistance
• Training for groups

OTHER RESOURCES
8 Tips to Start Your Education
Education Events
LDS Church Education System
Utah Higher Education System
Utah Technical Colleges
Financial Aid and Scholarships

SMall Business

CENTER SERVICES
• Small business resources
• Small business counseling
• Networking resources
• Select business articles

OTHER RESOURCES
10 Resources For Starting A Business in Utah
Business Events
Business Assistance
Networking Groups
Financing Resources

Personal Finance

CENTER SERVICES
• Personal finance resources
• Family or individual counseling
• Budgeting assistance
• Financial planning assistance

OTHER RESOURCES
7 Steps to Managing Money
Tools for Basic Budgeting
Busting Your Debt
Where To Start With Investments
Retirement Planning

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Assistance with your job search can begin by building your profile on LDSJobs.org and connecting with the local leaders and the Self-Reliance Resource Center for assistance.

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“And it is my purpose to provide for my saints, for all things are mine. But it must needs be done in mine own way . . . For the earth is full, and there is enough and to spare; yea, I prepared all things.” D&C 104: 15-17

The American Fork Self-Reliance Resource Center is designed to assist leaders, individuals and families with self-reliance services and resources. Please contact us for assistance. We will respond to your message as soon as possible.

Address 702 W. Columbia Ln. Provo, UT 84604
Hours 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, M-F
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Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women General President taught, "some of the most significant needs we can meet are within our own families, among our friends, in our wards, and in our communities...Heavenly Father may have placed those who need us closest to us, knowing that we are best suited to meet their needs." Contact your local Self-Reliance Committee and share your skills to help others achieve greater self-reliance.

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Just Serve

JustServe.org is a website where the volunteer needs of organizations may be posted and volunteers may search for places to serve in the community, providing opportunities to help those in need and enhance the quality of life in the community.

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