Felix Salazar

Adult and Youth Services Coordinator

Felix began his career at DDI VANTAGE two and a half years ago and has been in the social services field for the past 26 years. He has also worked at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake and Midvale as the Unit Director providing prevention and intervention programs to at-risk youth. At Valley Mental Health he was part of their crisis intervention team and worked with youth sex offenders as well as youth who struggled with chemical dependency, trauma, and severe behavioral issues. Felix was also a residential manager at Columbus Community Center, working with young and elderly adults with severe disabilities. Why doe he work at DDIV? Felix loves the opportunity to work with individuals who have challenges and he feels they become his teacher. Felix is the proud father of 2 boys and a cute pup named Bagel. When he has free time he enjoys staying active in sports, hiking, and gardening. His dream is to retire to Key West, Florida, open up a t-shirt shop, and manage it from a beach chair with his flip flops in the sand and a refreshing beverage in hand.