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 the SLCPD HOST help line at 801-799-3035

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


Pamela J. Atkinson Foundation