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Stay Safe Stay Connected
Stay Safe Stay Connected
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Bridging Learning

Stay Safe, Stay Connected is a program, in collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education, dedicated to helping Utah students who have experienced the most school disconnect since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The goal is to connect more students and their families with resources that will help them be ready for the new school year.


Resources Include:

•  Education Resources •  Mentors and Tutors •  Internet and Technology • 

•  School Supplies •  Rent & Utility Assistance •  Food Pantry Referrals •  More • 

Education Resources

Just because summer is here doesn’t mean that learning should stop! We know that supporting distance learning can be hard, so check out the online resources below that will help you keep your student learning.

Stay Safe Stay Connected Education Resources

If you could use some extra help and are looking for safe in-person or virtual programs for your student, use the options below to search or contact Utah 211 by phone, online chat, text, or email.

Stay Safe Stay Connected Mentoring

Find a Mentor/Tutor

Due to COVID-19, many local mentors are now available virtually. Find a mentor/tutor from a local program to help your student with their classwork, teach them about applying for college, and much more.


Mentor/Tutor Programs


Get Paid for your Distance Learning


Tutor Your Kids and Receive Gift Cards

To encourage learning at home, United Way of Salt Lake has created an incentive program for tutoring your kids! All you need to be eligible is time, access to a device, and access to the internet. Earn $20 per tutoring session (each session is one hour long) for up to 20 sessions/$400 per household. Students and their families are able to do as many sessions as they would like per week.

Key details of the program:

  1. We have space to pay 10 parents. The program will close once 10 parents have enrolled.
  2. You can tutor multiple children. You can hold their sessions at the same time or separately.
  3. The tutoring program closes September 13th by 11:59 pm MT. All sessions must be submitted by that date.
  4. You will be paid for the sessions you've completed through an electronic gift card.

If you are interested fill out the enrollment form and a member from our team will be in touch with more details.


Enrollment Form


Student Summer Learning Incentive for 7th-12th graders

To encourage middle school and high school students to continue their learning throughout the summer, we are inviting 30 students to participate in our Virtual Tutoring Incentive Program. Students must be incoming 7th through 12th graders to participate. Participants will use BrainFuse, a live online tutoring service, and complete 6 sessions before September 13th. Once students have completed all 6 sessions, they’ll be eligible for a $60 digital gift card!

To submit interest in this program for your student, please fill out the below interest form (available in English and Spanish). A member of our United Way of Salt Lake staff will reach out to you once completed for more information or next steps.

Limit two per household.


I'm Interested


Internet/Technology/School Supplies

With the majority of classes and learning opportunities now being online, it's important to have the internet connection and technology to support this new way of learning. Utah 211 has a variety of resources for eligible families to help ensure kids have the supplies they need to continue learning through the summer.

Technology Stay Safe Stay Connected
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Get Connected to the Resources You Need

Utah 211 has a database of over 10,000 local service providers who are committed to helping our community stay on their feet during this time. Begin your search to find rental assistance, utility payment help, healthcare, and much more.