How to Apply (English)

The last day to apply for Sub for Santa and Angle Tree assistance was on Monday December 1. If you wish to be added to the waitlist, you must live in Utah County. If you live in Salt Lake or a different county, please dial 2-1-1 on your phone. 2-1-1 can connect you with resources and services in your area. The Sub for Santa waitlist is only for families who are not receiving assistance from any other source.  Keep in mind that being added to the wait list does not automatically qualify you for help. 

For information on how to be added to the Sub for Santa waitlist, please call 801-356-6200. We will contact you for further information. In the meantime, we encourage you to seek help from friends, family, your church, or your children’s school.

How to apply:

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

  • Age of kids: the program provides gifts for children between 18 months and 18 years of age. In order to be considered for Sub for Santa, a family must have at least one child between these ages. Babies qualify if they have older siblings.
  • 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 for faster processing at the Open house. If you need assistance with applying online, please read computer lab information below. You can also complete the application at an open house. Second, you MUST attend an open house. To find out when and where the next open house is pdfclick here. Or call 801-356-6200 to find out workshop days, times and locations. Please be prepared to take notes before calling!

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.

Frequently Asked Questions