About the HOST Program

The Homeless Outreach Service Team, aka HOST,  is a proactive and collaborative effort to move the community in Salt Lake City, into a partnership with the the police and homeless service providers to connect homeless individuals with social services and resources.100% of donations go to the Pamela J. Atkinson foundation and are dispersed to local homeless services providers.

 Supporting HOST

  • You can make a tax-deductible contribution to the HOST account at any Zions Bank branch in Utah. The HOST account is a subsidiary account of the Pamela J. Atkinson Foundation. Find a Zions Bank branch »
  • Donations can also be made at designated HOST parking meters in the Central Business District, a program developed in conjunction with the Downtown Alliance and the Salt Lake Chamber. View the meter locations »


HOST Videos



HOST Sponsors

Organizations currently supporting HOST include:

  • American West Bank *
  • Catholic Community Services
  • Crossroads Urban Center
  • Crusade for the Homeless
  • Downtown Alliance
  • Fourth Street Clinic
  • Gastronomy *
  • GSBS Architects *
  • Justice Court
  • Operation Shine America, SLC
  • SLC Mayor's Office
  • Pamela Atkinson Foundation
  • Ray Quinney & Nebeker P.C. *
  • Red Iguana *
  • Salt Lake Chamber
  • Salt Lake City Public Services
  • Salt Lake City Police Department
  • Salt Lake City Prosecutor's Office
  • Squatters Pubs *
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints *
  • The Jeff Stokes Family *
  • The Road Home
  • Utah Jazz *
  • Veterans' Administration, SLC
  • Valley Mental Health
  • Visit Salt Lake *
  • Volunteers of America
  • Zions Bank *


* Indicates meter sponsor


Resources & Donations

Find services, volunteer or directly support the local organizations that are dedicated to eradicating hunger and homelessness in Salt Lake City. 

For immediate assistance, contact SLCPD HOST officers: Det. Andrew Cluff or Det. Josh Smith @ 801-799-3035

Find out more about specific ways you can help those in need: 10 Ways to Help


Pamela J. Atkinson Foundation