About Children's Service Society of Utah

Children’s Service Society of Utah empowers families, caregivers, and professionals through services supporting the safety and well-being of children.

CSS is Utah’s oldest non-profit providing individualized services to those responsible for the welfare of our children. CSS provides services through our programs of Adoption, Care About Childcare, Grandfamilies and Home Visitation. CSS provides comprehensive services to ensure children and families with complex needs benefit from a coordinated care planning process.

If you suspect child abuse or neglect, please contact the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) by clicking HERE.

BBB CHARITY REVIEW – Read the Better Business Bureau Charity Review of Children’s Service Society HERE

GUIDESTAR REPORT – Access the Guidestar Report HERE

When you give, your donation dollars can support:
$25 —
A screening for child maltreatment
$50 —
In-home visit for an at-risk infant
$100 —
Crisis intervention to prevent abuse/neglect
$250 —
Counseling for a child recovering from abuse/neglect

Latest News & Updates

Early Childhood VIRTUAL Parent Meet Up

Early Childhood Utah Parent Engagement Subcommittee is hosting a VIRTUAL Parent Meet Up to help … Read More

2021 Annual Giving Campaign

Thank you for supporting the children and families we serve! Children’s Service Society (CSS) has stood … Read More

Happy Birthday CSS!

Happy Birthday Children’s Service Society of Utah!!! Children’s Service Society is the oldest non-denominational child welfare … Read More

We couldn’t do it without YOU!

Major funding for Children’s Service Society is provided by the following
community-minded organizations and agencies.

  • Utah Department of Workforce Services - Office of Child Care
  • Utah Department of Health - Bureau of Child Development - Office of Home Visiting
  • State of Utah
  • Utah Department of Human Services - Division of Child & Family Services
  • Sorenson Legacy Foundation
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Foundation
  • Salt Lake County Health Department - Substance Abuse Prevention Services
  • American Express
  • The George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
  • Miller Family Philanthropy
  • Ruth Eleanor & John Ernest Bamberger Memorial Foundation
  • Craig and Connie Thatcher Foundation
  • Rocky Mountain Power
  • Cross Charitable Foundation
  • Intermountain Community Care Foundation
  • Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation


CSS’ new child care center – Building Blocks – is open for enrollment! Parents and Caregivers can learn more and apply today at cssutah.org/buildingblocks/Please Note** Infant and 2yr old rooms are currently full. We have 5 openings in the 3yr old room, and 3 openings in the 4yr old room. (Updated 1/25/22)


** COVID-19 Update **

Children’s Service Society requires the use of masks in our offices until further notice. Since we are executing a hybrid work model, please make sure you make an appointment before coming to the office to ensure the right staff member is available to support you. Thank you for helping to keep our children safe!