How to Apply (English)

How to apply:

Step 1) determine if you qualify for our program! There are four things we look at:

  • Age of kids: Age of kids: the program provides gifts for children between 18 months and 16 years of age. In order to be considered for Sub for Santa, a family must have at least one child between these ages. Babies and teens up to 18 qualify if they have siblings that fall in the range above.
  • Income: We’ll use your income, expenses, individual disability and other unusual circumstances to determine if you qualify.
  • Location: We also only serve people who live in Utah County! (Provo, Orem, Lehi, Spanish Fork, Lindon, Eagle Mountain, Vineyard, Pleasant Grove, Alpine, Mapleton, Goshen, Genola, Springville, Saratoga Springs, Salem, Elk ridge, American Fork, Payson, Highland, Cedar Hills, Woodland Hills, Cedar Fort, Santaquin)
  • Number of years you’ve applied to our program: Sub for Santa is a temporary Christmas assistance program.

We understand that circumstances aren't always straightforward, so if you feel like you really need the help, please apply and we'll take a look.

Step 2) Applying is a two step process. First, please apply online. You must apply online before coming to an open house! If you need assistance with applying online, please read computer lab information below. Second, you MUST attend an open house. At the end of the online application you will be able to set up an appointment for an open house.

    • Open Computer Help Labs
      • Provo City Library, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-5 pm
      • South Franklin Community Center (Spanish help), Tuesdays 7-8 pm
      • Springville Library, Wednesdays 6-8 pm

Step 3) Please bring the following documents to the open house you attend:

  1. Photo ID of yourself
  2. Children’s ID for whom you are applying. This can be original or copies of birth certificates, Medicaid cards, vaccination records, baptismal papers, or a school ID. The document you bring must show the child’s name and date of birth.
  3. Income Verification. You must bring verifiable proof of how you meet your current obligations such as your last two current pay stubs or a letter from your employer stating your monthly income. If you are receiving other assistance such as Medicaid, housing, or help from your church, etc., you must bring proof of that.
  4. Proof of address. This must be a current document with your name on it. For example, a recent bill or your lease agreement.
  5. Children’s Information:  Come prepared to report your children’s birth dates, clothing sizes, shoe sizes, types books they like to read, and the items they need most for Christmas.

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