Finding Child Care for Working Parents


Parents of young children who are considering joining the workforce or advancing their career are often concerned about finding high-quality, affordable child care. It can be a challenge for parents to enter the workforce when they don’t know where to start with child care. 


It’s important to select a child care program that provides a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate setting. The Department of Workforce Services' Office of Child Care helps working parents evaluate a program’s quality of services through our online toolCareAboutChildcare.utah.gov. More...




Refugee Employment Services in Utah



Utah is home to nearly 65,000 refugees from around the world. On average, Utah welcomes 1,200 refugees each year. They bring skills, values and attributes with them that make our communities vibrant and strong. While some refugees come with little education or formal job skills, others have obtained higher education and are experienced in their professional careers. More...




Town Hall Meeting on February 20 for WIOA

The general public is invited to a town hall meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. to provide comment on the federally required two-year modification of the Utah Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Unified State Plan. The state plan outlines Utah’s four-year strategy to increase access to and opportunities for employment, education and training. The modifications reflect updates or changes to the plan. View the flyer here. More...