The St. George Children’s Museum is a place where children can come to discover, imagine, and create. This includes any and all children with special needs or unique abilities. We provide the PDF below to give children and caregivers a preview of what to expect when they visit our museum. It contains our tips, rules, and guidelines for safety and fun. We pride ourselves in offering a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all children to explore.
The St. George Children’s Museum is proud to have recently partnered with KultureCity® to make our museum inclusive and friendly to children with sensory needs. Through simple modifications, like providing training and sensory materials, KultureCity aims to help different venues make the easy transition to Sensory Inclusive. Now, as a Sensory Inclusive Certified area, our museum providesSensory Bags that are available for pick up at the front desk, as well as designated Quiet Areas and Headphone Zones. Further questions? Follow this link to kulturecity.org or call us at (435) 986-4000.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
“Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.”
“The National CASA/GAL Association, together with state and local member programs, supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every child who has experienced abuse or neglect can be safe, have a permanent home, and the opportunity to thrive.”
Family Support Center
“Family Support Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency dedicated to strengthening families through providing education, resources, and support to alleviate stress and diffuse the possibility of domestic violence and abuse.”
Kids on the Move
“Our mission is to support the development of young children, through five main programs: Early Intervention, Early Head Start, the KOTM Autism Center, KOTM Respite Care, and KOTM Child & Family Mental Health.”
“Macaroni Kid was founded with two very specific goals: enrich communities and empower moms. We call it “E2” and it is the driving force behind all that we do. How? We enrich communities by connecting the libraries, schools, rec centers, community centers and all of the wonderful organizations and businesses that create programming and fun for kids and families with local families. We empower moms by supporting our Publishers and giving them the tools, training and the platform to build their businesses and be a force for good in their communities.”
Root For Kids
“Root for Kids (previously known as The Learning Center for Families) is a non-profit organization located in Southern Utah that provides services for children and families in need of extra support. We help families create a nurturing environment for optimal growth and development for each child. Since 1993, Root for Kids has served over 16,000 families through Early Head Start, Early Intervention and Parents as Teachers home visiting programs in Washington County, Utah and the Arizona Strip. All services are based on eligibility and are provided at no cost* to the families. Root for Kids is also home to the Caterpillar Clubhouse, a private pay Early Childhood Development Child Care Center for children ages 6 weeks to five. There is a popular quote that says “Children need two things, one is roots, the other is wings.” Root for Kids is one resource in the community to help grow & strengthen those roots.”
Southwest UT Public Health Department
“Our mission is to protect the community’s health through the promotion of wellness and the prevention of disease.”
They offer clinical services, training in emergency preparedness and response plans, environmental health opportunities and other important services. Visit their website for more information.
St. George Art Museum
“The Mission of the St. George Art Museum is to educate all visitors through quality exhibitions from all periods, cultures, and media, as well as to collect, conserve, inventory, exhibit, and interpret art and artifacts from Utah and the West.”
St. George Rec Center
The City of St. George offers endless opportunities for children and adults alike, to expand their skills. Head over to their website to learn more!
St. George: Washington County Library
“The Washington County Library System provides staff, collections, physical and virtual spaces that promote ideas, inspire lifelong learning, and strengthen communities.”
“The overall goal of Head Start is to increase the social competence of young children from low-income families. Social competence takes into account the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of children and leads to effectiveness in dealing with the present environment and future responsibilities in school and life.
SUU Head Start offers preschool services in Beaver, Iron, Millard, and Washington counties. Head Start families are offered assistance in health and nutrition, literacy, parenting skills and social services. We individualize services for each child and stress strong parent and community involvement.”
“To empower homeless families and individuals by addressing the underlying cause of poverty; providing a comprehensive plan, supporting them on their journey to self-sufficiency.”
“Utah State University Extension provides research-based programs and resources with the goal of improving the lives of individuals, families and communities throughout Utah. USU Extension operates through a cooperative agreement between the United States Department of Agriculture, Utah State University, and county governments.
Program areas include:
1) Agriculture and Natural Resources
3) Home, Family, and Food
4) Utah 4-H and Youth
Founded in 1914 . . . USU Extension is as vital as ever, and perhaps even more so, due to the increased diversity and complexity of the issues people encounter today. The integration of teaching, research, and public service enables USU Extension to respond to critical and emerging issues with research-based, unbiased information. USU Extension has an office in every county in Utah, with the exception of Daggett County, which is served by the Uintah County office. Faculty and educators facilitate programs and conduct research to meet the needs of citizens at each location.”
“Our shelter and drop-in services are available to all youth ages 12-17, and we will not exclude any youth who falls within these age ranges, regardless of circumstance. Intensive case management helps youth reunite with family or become self-sufficient, contributing members of our community. Weekly outreach efforts assist in building rapport with street youth, ensuring they receive food and other basic necessities and educating them about options to living in unsafe conditions. Youth are guided in a loving, supportive and productive way, encouraging their own personal path for a healthy future.”
“2-1-1 provides people with ways to get help, and give help. By simply dialing 2-1-1, callers can connect to health and human resources they need, as well as find meaningful volunteer opportunities.”
Utah Foster Care
“Utah Foster Care (UFC) is a nationally recognized non-profit which finds, trains, and supports Utah families, who are willing and able to provide a nurturing home for children in foster care. In Utah, more than 2,900 children are in foster care at any given time because their own families are in crisis. Substance abuse is often a factor in cases where children are removed from their biological homes.”
“UFC works with the Division of Child and Family Services (dcfs.utah.gov) to place children who are involved in UFC.”