Castle Valley FYI
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Active Re-Entry Christmas party - is planned for Active Access members and guests Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lighthouse.
The event will include food and entertainment. For information, contact Active Re-Entry at 637-4950.
Food handlers classes - Two-hour sessions are scheduled Dec. 12 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah Health District in Price.
Classes will be taught Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health district in Castle Dale.
Test fees are required.
For information, contact Claron Bjork at 637-3671.
Immunization clinic hours - Clinics are scheduled at Southeastern Utah Health District Monday through Thursday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Women's cancer screening - Women 50 years of age or older may qualify for a free breast and cervical cancer exams and mammograms.
Women ages 40 to 49 may qualify for a low-cost exam.
For information, local residents may contact call the public health district at 637-3671.
Free legal clinics - Utah Legal Services has scheduled free clinics the second and fourth Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 7th District Court complex, located at 149 East 100 South in Price.
Residents should bring all pertinent documents pertaining to legal questions.
For information, residents may contact the agency toll-free at 1-800-662-1563.
Carbon County Animal Shelter - AVID chip pet identification is available at the shelter. Hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Carbon County RSVP - Residents who would like to lend a helping hand or need the assistance of volunteers may contact the Price RSVP program at 637-9118 or call the East Carbon office.
Carbon County Family Support and Children's Justice Center - offers crisis care for families with children from infants to 11 years old.
The crisis nursery is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Residents may use the nursery for respite, doctor and mental health appointments, court appearances, medical emergencies, family crisis, A/Narcotic Anonymous meetings, divorce classes and to escape domestic violence.
Parenting classes are scheduled Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
The center is also collecting donations for displaced families. Furniture items will be accepted only if the center has families in need. For information, call the center at 637-0281.
Child care resource and referral - For information on becoming licensed child providers or obtaining referrals, local residents may contact the program at 613-5619.
Cell phones for seniors - are available at Carbon County RSVP. The program provides cell phones that dial 911 in emergencies at no cost to participants. For information, seniors may call the RSVP office at 637-9118.
Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and closed Sunday.
Story time is scheduled Monday at 11 a.m. for toddlers, Tuesday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m.
English as a second language classes are Monday and Thursday at 6 p.m. Basic literacy classes are scheduled as needed.
For information, contact the library at 636-3188.
Helper library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m.; Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library offers Internet accessible computers and will obtain books for patrons through the inter-facility loan program.
For information, contact the library at 472-5601.
CEU Library - Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Hours vary during holiday weekends and school breaks. For information, contact the library at 613-5209.
Gallery East - Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Carbon Family Resource Center - Story time is Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.
The free lending library open to the community includes items for children, teens, parents and grandparents. CFRC is located at Castle Valley Center. Contact the center for hours at 650-3830.
Rape crisis hot line - Rape or domestic violence victims in the Carbon-Emery County area may contact the local 24-hour crisis line toll-free at 1-866-894-8610.
Golden Rule Mission - Residents may donate tax-deductible garage/yard sale leftovers to the mission in Helper.
Carbon County Humane Society - offers clinics the second Tuesday of the month at 5 S. Carbon Avenue, Price. Contact the society at 637-0588 for appointments.
Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation - is a non-profit group dedicated to the care of orphaned, injured or ill wildlife.
The group needs adult volunteers.
Contact Debbie Pappas at 650-3441 for information.
Price Main Street program - The board meets the first Wednesday of the month at noon in room 207 of Price City Hall.
For information, contact Melanie Steele at 820-1290.
Helper community development committee - meets Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the civic auditorium.
Castle Country Habitat for Humanity - is accepting applications for homes from eligible candidates. The office is located at 150 South 700 East in Price.
Donations may be sent to PO Box 724, Price, UT 84501.
For information, contact the organization at 637-9701.
CEU Prehistoric Museum - is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, contact the museum.
CASA volunteers needed - Court appointed special advocate volunteers are men and women who want to help abused and neglected children. To volunteer, contact the CASA coordinator at (435) 381-5595.
Foster Care Foundation - Carbon-Emery residents interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents may contact Heather Ogden at 636-0210.