About Us

Our Mission Statement

Care About Childcare at Utah Valley University assists parents, providers, and community partners by providing referrals, collaboration, early childhood education and resources to promote quality child care.

Contact Information

Main line Phone:
(801) 863-8589

Out Of Area:


Referral Line Phone:
(801) 863-8631

(801) 863-7904

Mailing Address:
Utah Valley University
Care About Childcare - 163
800 West University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058-6703

Walk In Address:
Extended Education Building
500 West 1200 South
Basement Entrance
Orem, UT 84058
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Office Hours:
8 am to 4:30 pm



Julia Mohr

Recruitment/Retention Bilingual Specialist
Monica Salazar

Referral/Data Specialist
Valarie Wells

Child Care Consulting Specialist
LaRayne Nielsen

Training Coordinator
Jo Francis

CDA Consultant
Summer Green

Our Staff

Left to Right: Valarie Wells, Joanne (Jo) Francis, Julia Mohr, LaRayne Nielsen, Monica Salazar, Joanne Curtis


Other Utah Care About Childcare Agencies

Care About Childcare Utah Map

1- Care About Childcare @ Utah State University
Box Elder, Cache, & Rich Counties
Local: 435-797-1552
Toll Free: 1-800-670-1552

2- Care About Childcare @ Weber State University
Davis, Weber, & Morgan Counties
Local: 801-626-7837
Toll Free: 1-888-970-0101

3- Care About Childcare @ Children's Service Society
Salt Lake & Tooele Counties
Local: 801-355-4847
Toll Free: 1-866-438-4847

4- Care About Childcare @ Utah Valley University
Utah, Juab, Summit, and Wasatch Counties
Local: 801-863-8589
Toll Free: 1-800-952-8220

5- Care About Childcare @ Five County Association of Government
Piute, Wayne, Millard, Sanpete, Sevier, Iron, Washington, Kane, Garfield, & Beaver Counties
St. George: 435-628-4843
Cedar City: 435-586-8722
Toll Free: 1-888-344-4896

6- Care About Childcare @ Utah State University/Price
Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah, Carbon, Emery, Grant, & San Juan Counties
Local: 435-613-5619
Toll Free: 1-888-637-4786