Mission: To increase college participation and success for historically underrepresented and first-generated students, through partnerships with schools in our community. Working alongside students as they pursue and successfully complete post-secondary education, we provide targeted support and connections from the end of their senior year in high school through their first year at WSU.
Programs open to undocumented students/DACA:
State GEAR UP
A program designed to help students succeed in high school and successfully achieve college graduation. The program is offered free of charge to eligible students at Clearfield, Layton, and Roy High Schools as well as ninth grade students at Central Davis, Mountain, and Sand Ridge Junior High Schools. 801-395-3547
Student 2 Student (S2S)
Student 2 Student is designed to increase participation in post-secondary education by providing college access resources and academic support services to underrepresented students from target high school in local school districts. Students will be encouraged through systematic guidance, support, mentoring,
and advocacy. Schools served to include Ben Lomond High School, Bonneville High School, Clearfield High School, Layton High School, Northridge High School, Ogden High School, Roy High School, and Syracuse High School. 801-626-6379
Center for Multicultural Excellence (CME)
Committed to planning, developing and implementing services, programs, and interventions that foster the learning and personal development of the various students served. Aids students in building essential skills for independent critical thinking and self-determination through in and out of classroom experiences. 801-626-7330
Weber State University Latinos in Action Club
Mentor LIA High Schools students provide information for undocumented students: pay for college, WSU application process, scholarships for
undocumented, cost of tuition, etc.
Latinos in Action Organization
801-404-0521 | email@example.com | P.O. Box 25367 | Salt Lake City, UT 84125
LIA students are civically engaged young men and women who aspire to better their lives through education, leadership, professionalism, and service. Through their service, they are role models and leaders in their communities. They are recognized scholars, mentors, and trailblazers setting the example for future generations of Latinos.
Helping underrepresented community members go to college.
Community Education Center
For anyone looking to earn a college degree. Our bilingual staff is dedicated to breaking down social barriers to education. Our goal is to help under-represented community members gain access to higher education. 801-626-7911
A year-long, introductory humanities course that includes sections in literature, American history, art history, philosophy, and writing/critical thinking. This program is for individuals who are low-income and have either a high school or a GED. The courses are credit/no credit-pass/no pass. The student must have no College Experience. Upon completion of the program, the student can earn up to 10 elective credits. 801-626-7911
Community Education Center
CCS immigration services include evaluating and providing assistance, such as family reunification applications, extensions of stay, replacement of permanent residence cards, work permits, naturalization certificates, inquiries for status of cases, adjustment of status, acquisition of green cards, and translation and interpretation services, to individuals and families in the immigration process. The CCS staff is bilingual (Spanish/English and Vietnamese/English).
Immigration Program Coordinator – Alyssa Williams | 801-428-1255
Immigration Attorney – Heather Johnson-Gutierrez | 801-428-1258
Alliance Community Services
Ogden: Joana | 801-430-8184 or 801-399-9281 | 3159 Grant Ave. (Ogden Weber Community Action Partnership)
Salt Lake City: Giovanna Palacios | 801-265-1111 | Giovanna@alliance-community.org Free citizenship classes and assistance with naturalization application.
Holy Cross Ministries
801-261-3440 ext. 748 | 860 E. 4500 S. #204 | Salt Lake City, UT 84107 Immigration Lawyers
LDS Immigrant Services
385 205-6975 | 435 N Wall Avenue | Harrisville, UT 84404
Alliance Community Services
801-265-1111 | 291 W. 5400 S. | Salt Lake City, UT 84107
ACS is a nationally recognized, innovative organization specializing in the delivery of health and human services to the Hispanic community in Utah.
Catholic Community Services
801-977-9119 | 2504 F Avenue | Ogden, UT 84401
LDS Family Services
801-621-6510 | 1525 Lincoln Avenue | Ogden, UT 84404
The United Way of Northern Utah
801-399-5584 | 2955 Harrison Blvd. Suite 201 | Ogden, UT 84403
Weber County Library
Various Classes (Citizenship preparation classes, English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes, Introduction to computers class, Zumba, etc.)
Ogden Weber Community Action Partnership
801-399-9281 | 3159 Grant Ave | Ogden, UT 84403
Services: Angel tree, referrals to Salvation Army and YCC for clothes, Headstart, Smart Steps for stepfamilies, Mental Health Assistance for children, ESL through the Weber School District, Nutrition classes.
Give Me a Chance (GMAC)
801-627-2235 | 2913 Grant Ave.| Ogden, UT 84401
Services: Sewing classes for adults, after school for students grades 1st through 6th Academic classes such as music, dance, sports. English classes. Classes for adult caregivers. Looking for volunteers for the after school program.
Ogden's Marshall N. White Community and Recreation Center
801-629-8346 or 801-399-8346 ext. 616 | 222 28th Street | Ogden, UT 84401