Serving Individuals with Autism/Disabilities through Host Homes/Residential settings in Utah, Salt Lake, Davis & Weber Counties

Fill out this form if you are a looking to work for us as a RBT or BCBA. 


Fill out this form if you are looking for a client looking for ABA Therapy, After School Program, Early Intervention, Social Skills, or Dating Coaching for those with the F84.0 Autism Spectrum Disorder, Housing, Day Programs, or Respite Care.




Listed in order geographically from Utah County to Box Elder County:

Provo Host Family

"Looking for a female client that would get along with our Down Syndrome daughter!"


Draper Host Home

"1 high functioning male client already placed, looking to place another!"

West Jordan Host Home

James and Lynnette Tomlinson:

James and Lynnette are a loving couple, married for 17 years, share their home with their cherished fur babies, including cats and chickens. Together, they find joy in various activities such as watching movies, exploring different cuisines through cooking, embarking on road-trips, playing games, and spending quality time with family. They are always ready to lend a helping hand to their loved ones and the community.

James finds pleasure in solving puzzles, reading captivating novels, indulging in movies, and showcasing his vocal talent both as a soloist and in specialized choirs. With 18 years of experience as a designer in an engineering company, he has honed his skills and passion for his craft.

Lynnette leads a dynamic life, engaging in personal growth, health-focused initiatives, and entrepreneurship/leadership gatherings. She enjoys attending events like the Parade of Homes and cherishes moments spent with their older niece and nephew who are in town for college. Lynnette also dabbles in nurturing houseplants and flowers, although she admits to having a soft spot for gardening and biking in theory rather than practice.

The Tomlinson's warmly welcome you into their home, where they aim to create a safe and loving environment for everyone to have fun, flourish, and feel cherished. Their TRI-split-level home features stairs leading to the front door, a cozy visiting space, and further stairs leading either upstairs to the kitchen, bedrooms, and bathroom or downstairs to the TV game room, bathroom, and laundry area.

They are excited to get to know you better and explore if they are a compatible match to support your desired life experiences. Wishing you warmth and happiness!

West Point Host Home (Davis County)

Jeremy and Angela Dorman:

The Dorman's have two adult children at home, a 20 yr old son and an 18 yr old daughter who is attending college at the U of U. 

The Dorman family love animals and has dogs, a cat, and a couple smaller caged animals. 

This is their full time job, so both husband and wife are able to work a significant amount of time giving 1-1 attention to the client.

The Dorman's love to go shopping, go to the theaters, and occasionally eat out. They also love to relax at home and watch TV and play games. They can't wait to share their home with someone special! 


Syracuse (Davis County)


Ogden Host Home

Ogden Host Home

"Looking for a female client without aggressive behaviors!"

Tremonton Host Home:

The Vega Family:

Brandy Vega is an innovative entrepreneur, a skilled media expert, a devoted mother, and a passionate philanthropist. At the age of 17, she graduated high school six months ahead of schedule to join the United States Army as a broadcast journalist and public affairs specialist. With distinction, she served tours in Kosovo and various other deployments, conducting interviews with numerous senior US officials, including President George W. Bush.


Brandy is a spirited and adventurous individual, radiating an optimistic and larger-than-life personality. As a single mother of three children, she has mastered the art of resilience and grounded determination. She cherishes quality time with her children, imparting the values of goodness and making a positive impact on the world. Her eldest daughter, Adia, is set to graduate from Woods Cross High School in the class of 2020 and will be moving to Texas for college. Adia aspires to follow her mother's footsteps and pursue a career in media. Kyah, who is 13 years old, possesses incredible artistic talent and a passion for animation. She spends her time creating captivating characters and enjoying the company of her cat, Carl. Brandy's youngest son, Blaze, was born with a meth addiction. She fostered him and eventually adopted him, providing him with the love and support he needed. Moreover, Brandy selflessly carried and gave birth to a child on July 18th, 2018, acting as a surrogate for a family struggling with infertility. She also volunteers her time with organizations like Nobody Dies Alone and serves as a Spiritual Care Volunteer at the Intermountain Health Center.

All Host Home/Residential settings have gone through a rigorous vetting process to become qualified to host an individual with disabilities.  Staff have been trained to give the upmost attention to your child's needs!


Our host homes parents are carefully selected and equipped to provide a safe and nurturing environment for individuals with disabilities. We understand that choosing the right home for your child is a crucial decision, which is why we have taken every step to ensure our homes meet the highest standards of care.


Each home has passed a thorough vetting process, which includes background checks on all staff members, as well as an assessment of the physical space and amenities available. Our dedicated staff have also received specialized training in providing personalized care for individuals with disabilities.


At Buddies4Life, we prioritize the well-being and happiness of your child. That's why our host homes providers are trained with safety care, CPR/first aid, clean MVR, and have clean backgrounds, ensuring that your child's safety needs are met at any time of day. Our staff members are trained to handle a variety of medical and personal care needs, including medication management, hygiene assistance, and specialized diets.


In addition to providing excellent care, we also strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for our residents. We encourage socialization and offer various activities and outings to promote independence and community involvement. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing home where individuals with disabilities can thrive.


We understand that every individual has unique needs and preferences, which is why we offer personalized care plans tailored to each resident. Our staff work closely with families and healthcare professionals to ensure that the physical, emotional, and social needs of your loved one are met.


At Buddies4Life, we believe that everyone deserves a home where they feel loved and supported. That is why we have a team of dedicated caregivers who are passionate about providing compassionate care to our residents. They are trained in understanding the needs of individuals with disabilities and are equipped to handle any challenges that may arise.


Their homes enhance the quality of life for our residents. From comfortable living spaces to nutritious meals prepared by the host parent's as in-house chefs, they will strive to make your child feel at home. We also offer assistance with daily tasks such as grooming, bathing, financial and medication management.


We understand that transitioning into a host home can be overwhelming for both the individual and their family. That's why we have an open-door policy where families can visit their loved ones at any time. We encourage family involvement and believe it plays a vital role in the well-being of our residents.


At Buddies 4 Life, we also prioritize socialization and community integration for our residents. We offer various activities and outings to keep them engaged and connected with others in the community. This can include movie nights, game tournaments, volunteer opportunities, and more.


We strive to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere where our residents feel valued and supported. Our goal is to not only provide exceptional care but also to foster a sense of independence, self-esteem, and happiness in our residents.


In addition to physical disabilities, we also specialize in caring for individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. Our team is trained and experienced in working with various conditions such as Autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and various intellectional or neuro-diverse client.


We understand that each individual is unique and has different needs. That's why we personalize our care plans to meet the specific needs of every resident. We work closely with family members and healthcare professionals to ensure that all aspects of a resident's well-being are addressed.


At Buddies 4 Life, we believe that everyone deserves to live a fulfilling life regardless of their abilities. We are committed to providing a loving and supportive environment where individuals can thrive, grow, and make meaningful connections.

IMPORTANT: Do you know if the person you are inquiring about has DSPD funding? (DSPD stands

It is different from Medicaid Medicare or Social Security funding, it is around $5,000-$10,000 a month and covers full time staffing for individuals that can’t work, bathe or shower, cook or clean, take medications on their own, or handle their own finances.

Your child will need a diagnosis to qualify for DSPD funding but we can serve them with up to 30 hours a week of ABA Therapy if they have a F84.0 Autism Spectrum Diagnosis.

If you or your loved one doesn’t have DSPD funding, although we can't offer Housing through the Host Home Program we can offer a self-pay program for our Day Program for you or your loved one if you live near Clearfield, Utah, which would be 9:00 am-3:00 pm M-F.

Cost would be $60 a day for the Day Program and a one time monthly fee of $50 a month.

If that is too expensive you may want to get on the waiting list for DSPD funding, click here:

If they aren’t receiving Social Security funding, you can get application information here:

This will help you with the entire process of applying for your Social Security benefits, this gives step by step instructions of the process. Social Security will help with getting adequate testing that will help with getting DSPD services.

Apply for Disability Medicaid then click on apply for benefits. It will walk you through the process. Medicaid can help get the diagnosis testing.

Apply for Disability Services through DSPD (Division of Services for People with Disabilities) this will take you through the process to get ongoing needed services.
If your child is 18 years old or older visit Vocational Rehabilitation, they help with many things from getting a job to navigating through the benefits.

If your child is under 18 they may qualify for ABA services and/or autism waiver services. Make certain to discuss this with your caseworker with Medicaid.

If you need assistance for an IEP, looking for Medicaid providers or a local support group, contact


Browse these amazing options that are currently waiting to be matched. Once you have found an option that you think would be a good fit for your child, to contact, please feel free to text, call, or email us; and we will quickly answer any questions you may have. 




Fill out this form if you are a looking to work for us as a RBT or BCBA. 


Fill out this form if you are looking for a client looking for ABA Therapy, After School Program, Early Intervention, Social Skills, or Dating Coaching for those with the F84.0 Autism Spectrum Disorder, Housing, Day Programs, or Respite Care.





We do have other options that may not be listed here, to learn more, please fill out your information here!  Thanks!





Please enter your name.
Please enter a valid phone number.
Please enter a message.