• 3946 Summer Ridge Rd Morgan, UT 84050
  • info@saferdownstream.org



Tammy grew up in Arlington VA and moved to Utah over 30 years ago. She attended the University of Utah and graduated with a Master of Social Work in 2001. She has worked for Family Services for the past 27 years and worked with single expectant parents and adoptive parents throughout her career. She served as the treasurer for the Utah Adoption Council for many years and has a deep love and passion for serving others. She is married and has four children and enjoys crafting and the outdoors.



Lori Throckmorton, LCSW, is the Regional Manager of LDS Family Services in American Fork, Utah. She oversees the counseling and administrative operations of four offices and consults with adoptive parents. She also provides clinical services including services to single expectant parents. Ms. Throckmorton has worked with LDS Family Services for 25 years, where she has served as a social work practitioner, program specialist, agency director, adoption director, and field group manager.

Mary Anne Linford

Mary Anne has over 30 years of experience working in the field of adoption. She received her bachelor's degree in Social Work at Brigham Young University, and her master's degree from Argosy University in Marriage and Family Therapy. Over the years she has loved working with birth parents, adoptees, and adoptive couples in decision making and grief/loss counseling. She currently facilitates a weekly birth parent support group at LDS Family Services that is open to all birth parents. She has trained in individual, family, and group counseling. She currently works as a therapist for LDS Family Services and at White Peaks Therapy. Mary Anne is passionate about and devoted to the clients she serves and feels honored to work with the adoption community. She believes in a strength based approach and focuses on the unique strengths and talents each individual possesses. Mary Anne is married to Paul Linford, and is the proud mother of five children and ten grandchildren.