The Utah Community Action Nutrition Program, provided in partnership with Head Start, provides nutrition and education through a variety of services designed to positively impact all age ranges with in the community. From healthy meals for preschoolers, to emergency food supplies or fresh hot meals for senior citizens, our focus is on health, education, and self-sufficiency.
In operation since 2010, UCA’s Central Kitchen is a successful social enterprise serving more than 4,500 meals per day to Head Start children, after-school programs, charter school students, and child care facilities, both during the school year and the summer break. Visit the Central Kitchen program page to learn more.
UCA Community Food & Resource Centers provide food, referral services, and education to low-income households. Visit the Food & Resource Center program page to learn more.
Sauté is a 10-week, in-house culinary employment training program offered by Utah Community Action year-round. Students graduate with a ServSafe® certification, fundamental understanding of culinary job skills, and cost-efficient nutrition-planning skills, as well as résumé and interviewing skills. Visit the Sauté program page to learn more.
Real Food Rising uses sustainable agriculture to transform the lives of young people and increase access to healthy food in Salt Lake City. Visit the Real Food Rising page to learn more.
The mission of the Utah Community Action’s Nutrition program is to assist families and individuals in need by providing food, community resources, and educational opportunities.