Contact Us

Our Mission

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:
(801) 863-8589

Out Of Area:
1-800-952-8220

Email:
childcare@uvu.edu

Referral Line Phone:
(801) 863-8631

Fax:
(801) 863-7904

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

Physical Address:
Extended Education Building
500 West 1200 South
East Basement Entrance
Orem, UT 84058
(Map

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm


Staff

Director
Joyce Hasting
801-863-8557

Quality Improvement & Provider Services Specialist
Valarie Wells
801-863-7453

Child Care Program Coach
LaRayne Nielsen
801-863-8562

Training Coordinator
Jo Francis
801-863-4589

Referral & Data Specialist
Melisa Hunt
801-863-8631

Spanish Provider Specialist
Monica Salazar
801-863-7458

Early Childhood Specialist
Connie Wang
801-863-5775

Infant Toddler Specialist
Shannon Leininger
801-863-5775

Child Care CDA Consultant
Summer Green
801-863-7927

picture of Care About Childcare Staff

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