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Sugar House Health Center Program

Free Child Care During Your Appointment


Children playing at daycareNo need to worry about finding a babysitter for your next doctor appointment at the Sugar House Health Center—we’ll take care of your kids! Caregivers are trained in CPR, first-aid, and best practices for early childhood development. The quality care they provide includes activities, crafts, and other various learning activities. Our goal is to help make your visit to your health care provider as easy as possible.

Note: For patients of Sugar House Health Center only.*

The care center operates on a first come, first serve basis, and it’s completely FREE. You will receive a text if you need to come back to the child care area before your appointment is finished.

Who is providing the care?

The University of Utah’s Student Parent Support Center provides oversight of this program and staff.

What ages can use the service?

Ages 18 months – 10 years old

Where is it located?

The child care area is located at 1280 E. Stringham Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84106, directly south as you walk in the west doors of University of Utah’s Sugar House Health Center on the first floor.

How does it work?

  • Sign-in process takes about five to seven minutes. Parent must have ID.
  • No food or drink allowed in child care area.
  • Our staff are not allowed to change diapers. You will be texted if your child needs to have their diaper changed.
  • The Child Care Center's texting number is 385-220-5229.


Open Monday–Friday 7:00am to 7:00pm. Last check-in is at 6:30pm.

For more information, talk with one of our patient relations specialists on the first floor kiosk or speak with one of our trained teachers.

Last Updated: 7/12/24