Heber Valley

Self-Reliance
Resource Center

This site is not an officially sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 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.”

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Church Stake-Sponsored Self-Reliance Groups

The heber valley's five stakes now offer 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.

Thursday, Sept 22
7:00 PM, Heber North Stake Center

Heber Utah North Stake Self-Reliance Devotional

INTERESTED IN JOINING A SELF-RELIANCE GROUP? The Self-Reliance Devotional is now open for registration to anyone interested in learning about and choosing the right group for you. Groups offered:
Personal Finance,
Starting and Growing My Business,
Find a Better Job or
Education for Better Work.
Groups begin Thursday, September 5, and will run for 12 weeks.

For questions contact the Stake Self-Reliance Specialist:
Dave Nelson
Thursday, Sept 5
7:00 PM, Midway West Stake Center

Midway Utah West Stake Self-Reliance Devotional

INTERESTED IN JOINING A SELF-RELIANCE GROUP? The Self-Reliance Devotional is now open for registration to anyone interested in learning about and choosing the right group for you. Groups offered:
Personal Finance,
Starting and Growing My Business,
Find a Better Job or
Education for Better Work.
NEW - Cultivating Hope, Abiding in Peace, Constructing Resilience, Finding Joy, and Living in Love -- Or otherwise stated --
Rooting out Despair, Resolving Conflict, Dismantling Anxiety, Abandoning Depression, and Killing Indifference (Stake Sponsored)
Groups begin Thursday, September 12, and will run for 12 weeks.

For questions contact the Stake Self-Reliance Specialist:
Doug and Karen Barnes
Thursday, August 22
7:00 PM, Midway Stake Center

Midway Stake Self-Reliance Devotional

INTERESTED IN JOINING A SELF-RELIANCE GROUP? The Self-Reliance Devotional is now open for registration to anyone interested in learning about and choosing the right group for you. Groups offered:
Personal Finance,
Starting and Growing My Business,
Find a Better Job or
Education for Better Work.
NEW - Emotional Wellness (Stake Sponsored)
Groups begin Thursday, August 28, and will run for 12 weeks.

For questions contact the Stake Self-Reliance Specialist:
Chris and Liz Merrell
Sunday, Sept 8
7:00 PM, Heber East Stake Center

Heber Utah East Stake Self-Reliance Devotional

INTERESTED IN JOINING A SELF-RELIANCE GROUP? The Self-Reliance Devotional is now open for registration to anyone interested in learning about and choosing the right group for you. Groups offered:
Personal Finance,
Starting and Growing My Business,
Find a Better Job or
Education for Better Work.
Wellness, A Balance of Body, Mind and Spirit (Stake Sponsored)
Groups begin Thursday, September 12, and will run for 12 weeks.

For questions contact the Stake Self-Reliance Specialist:
Keith and Diane Karren
Thursday, Sept 5
7:00 PM, Heber Stake Center

Heber Utah Stake Self-Reliance Devotional

INTERESTED IN JOINING A SELF-RELIANCE GROUP? The Self-Reliance Devotional is now open for registration to anyone interested in learning about and choosing the right group for you. Groups offered:
Personal Finance,
Starting and Growing My Business,
Find a Better Job or
Education for Better Work.
Groups begin Thursday, September 5, and will run for 12 weeks.

For questions contact the Stake Self-Reliance Specialist:
Brett and Jenny Zabel

Events

Upcoming self-reliance related events.

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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.

American Fork Self-Reliance Resource Center

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

STANDING READY TO ASSIST.

The American Fork Self-Reliance Resource Center is staffed by Church Service Missionaries ready to assist in four core areas of Self-Reliance, employment, education, business and personal finance.

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

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Employment

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

QUICK RESOURCES
6 Steps to Starting Your Job Search
7 Myths About Careers
Local Employment Resources
Unemployment Assistance
• Church Employment Specialist Training

Education

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

QUICK RESOURCES
What is the Best Education Path?
Choosing a Major
Church Education System
Utah Higher Education System
Utah Technical Colleges
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Analyze Your Career Track

SMall Business

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

QUICK RESOURCES
20 Right and Wrong Reasons to Start Your Own Business

Utah Business Assistance
Utah Financing Resources
Utah County Small Business Development Center - Orem
Small Business Administration Online Tools and Resources

Personal Finance

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

QUICK RESOURCES
5 Steps to Financial Well-Being
• Start Your Budget (companion to the Self-Reliance Personal Finance group)
- Google Spreadsheet Template
- Microsoft Excel Temaplate
Busting Your Debt
15 Financial Calculators
Principles of Good Family Finance

Searching for a job?

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

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