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Circles Utah Valley

What is Circles Utah Valley?

The Circles Utah Valley Initiative teaches families how to overcome poverty through weekly classes and individualized support teams that empower them to set goals and make life changes. Y-Serve volunteers assist by greeting, serving, cleaning up from the dinner that is provided before the classes, and/or taking care of the children while the parents are in class. The children develop friendships with each other and the volunteers in a secure environment where they are provided with learning opportunities, routines, and activities. 


Come join us once a week for a free dinner and an opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of these families.

All activities are either Tuesday evenings in Provo or Wednesday evenings in American Fork.

We have two different volunteer opportunities that you can choose from!

Childcare Program: 5:45pm-8:00pm

-Develop relationships with families and children during the dinner hour.

-Help out with children’s classes by reading to and playing with children.

Community Team: 5:15pm-7:15pm

-Develop relationships with families and children that participate in the program.

-Help set up and take down for the meetings

-Contribute to our community team meetings on the 2nd week of the month to make the Circles community a better place


Free dinner is provided each week for both Childcare and Community Team volunteers.


A more detailed explanation of the Circles Initiative can be found on their website, or in this video

How do I get involved?

For more information, contact the program directors at byucircles@byu.edu

Background check may be required by Circles Utah Valley. 

Please complete this mandatory 20 minute child protection training before you begin working with the children. 


Circles Utah Valley has been a great way for me to do meaningful service every week. I enjoyed playing with the children and forming relationships with them. Every week all the members sit and eat dinner together and it really makes you feel like you belong. Great to have been a part of an organization that is helping low income families.

-Andrew Garrett 


Available by email at byucircles@byu.edu
or at the phone numbers below:

Allison Haack, Executive Director
(801) 245-9298
Wed. 2:00 PM-2:30 PM

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2330 WSC
E. Campus Dr. Provo, UT 84602

Hours: 8:00-5:00 Monday - Friday
Closed during devotionals (Tuesdays 11:00-12:00)

(801) 422-8686



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