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Safe Kids Local Coalitions (Utah)

Safe Kids local coalitions are made up of individuals and organizations committed to reducing the incidence of accidental childhood injuries. There are more than 300 coalitions nationwide.  Safe Kids local coalitions have worked with a lead organization with a vested interest in protecting children and have signed an agreement and commit resources and staff to “lead” the coalition and recruit members.  Currently, Utah has five (5) coalitions throughout the state.

These coalitions include:

For more information about what is going on in your area, please click on the link to your county or Safe Kids local coalition.

(If your county is not listed here, please see the Safe Kids Chapters for more information about what is going on in your area.)

A Safe Kids Coalition is dedicated and responsible for adhering to the following requirements in order to remain in ”good standing” with Safe Kids Utah and Safe Kids USA. These include:

  • Coordinate overall activities with local coalition and ensure they are meeting goals and expectations set forth by its respective Strategic Plan
  • Ability to build and sustain a Safe Kids Coalition
  • Coordinate annual activities in at least three (3) risk areas, including some of the following:
    • Bike safety 
    • Child passenger safety
    • Infant safety
    • Fire safety
    • Home safety
    • Pedestrian safety
    • Safe crossing (railroad crossing)
    • Sports safety
    • Water safety
  • Serve as liaison between the local coalition and Safe Kids Utah
  • Apply for SKBU Grants
  • Comply with the requirements of Safe Kids Worldwide, including completely the following:
    • Evaluations
    • Coalition Performance Assessment Tool (CPAT) (annually)
    • Community Needs Assessments (every 3 years)
    • Strategic Plan (every 3 years)
    • Action Plan (annually)


To learn about the Safe Kids chapters through the state, please click here.

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