Single Mothers Grants in St. George, Utah

Last Updated on January 30, 2024 by Lori Pace

St George, like many other cities in Utah, has developed dozens of grants for single moms to help its low-income residents. Find the right assistance for your needs through this page.

Grants for single moms in St George

Cash Assistance

The General Assistance program or any one of the five family programs provides cash assistance. Check if you’re qualified for assistance before applying through the Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) website or stopping by an office near you in St. George.

Help with Food

Register in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) if you’re an eligible resident in Utah. Call St. George Center at  (435) 674-5627 or apply online.

The Utah Food Bank offers two food pantries in St. George. Grace Episcopal Church can be reached at (435) 682-1181, or Switchpoint Community Resource Centre at (435) 627-4662. They offer mobile pantries and child hunger programs too.

Help with Shelter and Housing

The DWS Homeless Prevention Program can be applied if you’re eligible. Canyon Creek Women’s Crisis Center can be reached at (435) 867-9411. Near St. George, call Iron County Care and Share on (435) 586-4962.

The George Housing Authority offers Section 8 and public housing units to those that meet income requirements. People looking to avoid homelessness can apply for the Heritage Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Call the St. George office at (435) 628-3648 or email them.

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Help with Energy and Utilities

The Home Energy Assistance Target Program (HEAT) application starts in November. There are year-round services too that can be accessed by calling (435) 652-9643. Call the HEAT office at (435) 652-9643 for regular services or the weatherization department at 435) 586-0586 for more information.

Contact the St. George Center at (435) 674-5627 to learn more about energy-saving programs in your community. 

Help with Telephone and Internet Bills

The Lifeline program provides assistance in paying your phone and internet bills. Qualifications are determined based on income or receipts of public benefits. Call 1-800-948-7540, visit their website or visit the UTAP office in Salt Lake City to start your application.

Help with Childcare

The Employment Support Child Care or the Family Employment Program provides help paying Childcare services in St. George. You can review the income eligibility requirements online, or contact St. George Center at (866) 435-7414. You can apply in person at the center, or by calling (435) 674-5627.

Help with Medical and Dental Care

Medicaid is Utah’s official program for medical services. Contact St. George Center in person, visit the DWS office website, or by calling (435) 675-5627 to start your application.

There are additional medical and dental services like the Prescription Assistance Program and The Children’s Center on the DWS website.

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Help with Legal Matters

Utah Legal Services assists individuals in need of low-cost or free legal services. They deal with most non-criminal cases involving family law, housing, and public benefits. You can check your income eligibility on the website.

Call the main number at (800) 662-4245, if you are eligible. For St. George, call the Southern Utah Community Legal Center at (435) 628-1604 or email them

The DWS website has more affordable legal resources.

Help with Financial Counseling

AAA Fair Credit Foundation offers counseling to assist you with housing and credit issues. If you have money management issues or low income, contact them.

For a consultation, call the toll-free number 1-800-351-4195 or the local number  (801) 483-0999.

Help from Other Groups

Switchpoint maintains a food pantry located in St. George. Call them at (435) 628.9310, or email them

The Salvation Army of St. George offers rent assistance, drug recovery programs, job training, transportation vouchers, disaster relief, food box programs, and rent assistance. Visit in person or call (435) 275-4975.

Many assistance programs in St. George are based on your financial situation and income. Find the right amount of financial support you need to rebuild your finances.

Lori Pace
Lori Pace

Lori Pace is a single mother of three daughters ages 7 and under. As a working mom from home, she balances kids, work and two crazy dogs with humor and love. Follow Lori as she honestly gives tips and advice based on her own experiences as a single mom!