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This is not an official site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or of the Santaquin Stake. Content is intended to share local resources and information with the community for use in helping individuals and families with self-reliance efforts. Individuals and leaders should validate and verify suitability of each resource before using or recommending.
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Visit the official website for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Self-Reliance Services

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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Stake-Sponsored Self-Reliance Groups

The Santaquin Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 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.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming self-reliance related events.


Scholarship help for High School and College Students

What: “Introduction to Scholarships and How to Win Them”
Where: Springville Employment – 1672 West 700 South, Springville UT  
When: Wednesday evenings by appointment. (801) 491-7379
Who: High School and College age youth wanting to attend college. Parents welcome.

Scholarship help for High School and College Students

What: “Introduction to Scholarships and How to Win Them”
Where: Provo Employment – 702 W Columbia Ln, Provo, UT – Enter in the doors south of the DI entrance.
When: First Tuesday of each month (April 2, May.7) from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Who: High School and College age youth wanting to attend college. Parents welcome.
7-9 pm

Self-Reliance Initiative Devotional

All are invited to attend. Come and learn about the 4 areas of self-reliance to choose from including Personal Finances, Starting and Growing a Business, Education for Better Work and Finding a Job.  Groups are formed and meet for 12 weeks to learn, discuss and complete objectives.  This will take place in the Stake Center Cultural Hall.  Casual Dress

English Connect 1

EnglishConnect 1 is the first course for novice learners who are learning English through both classroom and online study. This manual will help guide them as they learn and practice new conversational skills.


EnglishConnect brings together English language learners, instructors, volunteers, and Church leaders to create an English learning program for all of God‘s children. The program includes both face-to-face and online courses that also provide opportunities to learn more about the Church if learners choose to do so.


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BYU-Pathway Worldwide

For the vast majority of church members throughout the world, attending a church college or university on campus is not a possibility, primarily because of cost, time and location. 

BYU-Pathway Worldwide offers higher education - online - without ever requiring a student to come to a campus.

Sept. 3, 2019 is the application deadline for classes that will begin on September 16, 2019


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Just Serve 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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Local Services and Resources

Many organizations in our community provide wonderful resources and services to meet the needs of individuals and families. Click on the resource directory link below to begin to discover the available resources.


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

Phone: (801)-491-7379
Address: 1672 West 700 South, Springville UT 84663
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-Th
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Springville Employment Center

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


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

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


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

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

SMall Business

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

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

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

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

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Assistance with your job search can begin by building your profile on 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 Springville 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 1672 W 700 S, Springville UT
Hours 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, M-Th
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