Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

Programs that provide information and guidance and/or representation in court proceedings for individuals who have been abused in an intimate relationship and/or for people who are facing a summary conviction offence or criminal charge for perpetrating abuse. Included are domestic violence law clinics and other legal assistance programs that represent victims of domestic abuse at restraining order hearings or in other civil or criminal actions involving charges against an abuser. (FT-3000.1750)

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Boise, ID

Address: 417 S. 6th St.
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-577-4400
Eligibility: Program open to all victims of child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence crime. Offenders and suspects are not allowed on-site.
Services Provided: FACES is a multi-agency service center that co-locates in one location the following agencies : St. Luke's Children At Risk Evaluation Service (CARES), Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center's Sexual Assault forensic Examiners Program (SAFE), Women's and Children's Alliance, Catholic Charities of Idaho, Idaho Legal Aid, Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Boise City Attorney's Office, Ada County Sheriff's Office, Boise City Police, Meridian Police, Garden City Police, Ada County Victim-Witness Unit, Region IV Health and Welfare Children's Protective Services, Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority, and the State of Idaho Crime Victims Compensation Program. Service include: child abuse evaluation; criminal justice advocacy; safe planning; sexual assault forensic evaluations; and civil legal assistance. Counseling services are not provided on-site.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/27/2019
1447 S Tyrell Ln
Boise, ID 83706
Phone: 208-345-0106
Organization Name: Idaho Legal Aid Services
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Address: 1447 S Tyrell Ln
Boise, ID 83706
Phone: 208-345-0106
Eligibility: Family income 125% of Federal poverty guidelines or less; referral from Domestic Violence Shelter for certain services.
Services Provided: Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of our Online Intake system. Prospective clients can now apply for our services at any time. We serve qualifying low income residents of Idaho, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, or age. Idaho Legal Aid Service attorneys provide legal representation in the following areas:
Low-Income, Evicted (Eviction Clinic- Fridays)
* Domestic Violence cases for the following situations: Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation (By Referral from a Domestic Violence Shelter only).

Elder Services. For seniors citizens only, age 60 or over and low income: Medicaid eligibility, Probate, Guardianships, Consumer Fraud.

Idaho Legal Aid is offering a new Youth Empowerment Clinic the 2nd Thursday of each month at the downtown Boise Public Library. We will be providing free legal advice on the following topics: School disciplinary issues (suspensions, expulsions); Rights of students with disabilities and advice re: 504 and IEP plans; and expungement of juvenile criminal convictions.

You must qualify for our services in order to receive legal representation. Idaho Legal Aid Services does not handle advice on criminal matters.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019
Address: Boise, ID 83701
Phone: 208-334-4510
Eligibility: Must qualify financially, using federal income guidelines, and according to case type.
Services Provided: Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program assists eligible low-income persons with the following case-types: custody & visitation, divorce (limited), guardianship, adoption, debt defense or limited consumer issues, assistance for non-profit organizations, and wills & probate (non-property matters only). The IVLP attorneys represent clients in certain high-priority cases or provide assistance to applicants through clinics or legal consultations in representing themselves in court proceedings involving the custody of children. Volunteer attorneys give advice and consultation in Family Law, debt collection, and certain matters for non-profit organizations.
Advice and Consultation Clinics are conducted at Senior Centers in Boise, Meridian, Mountain Home, Pocatello, and Idaho Falls and Legal Link in Coeur dAlene on any legal topic.
Through Soundstart, IVLP volunteer attorneys will give legal information to low-income, single parents on legal structures that would offer stability and safety to new families. The project will also motivate these new parents to obtain court orders for custody, modification, and child support by offering the services of IVLP volunteer attorneys or Pro Se Clinics.
Eligible case-types:
Divorce and Child Custody cases (priority to those with domestic violence and/or child abuse and endangerment.)
Modification of Divorce or Custody (priority to recent, documented cases involving domestic violence or child endangerment.)
Consumer Cases (limited)
Guardianship of child(ren)
Guardianship of Adult
Wills and Probate (limited assets)
Assistance for (low-income) nonprofit corporations

Free Family Law Clinic - Boise Area

The Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program (IVLP) holds monthly pro se (do it yourself) family law clinics at the Law Center located at 525 W. Jefferson in downtown Boise. Volunteer attorneys and paralegals are available to help low-income parents in the Boise area complete the free, online Court Assistance Office forms involving Family Law Matters. This is an opportunity for our customers to talk to attorneys and paralegals free of charge!

To participate in the clinic, IVLP staff first screen individuals over the phone to determine income eligibility. Once IVLP determines the individual is income- eligible, the individual is required to complete an application. Once the customer is screened and approved for participation, they are informed of the available dates of the clinic and registered to attend.

What will our customers learn at this clinic?

How to file for a divorce.

How to establish child custody.

How to modify child custody.

How to modify a child support order.

What free forms are available and how to access them through the online Court Assistance Office site.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/28/2019

Caldwell, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Legal Aid Services
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Address: 1104 Blaine St
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: 208-454-2591
Eligibility: Family income 125% of Federal poverty guidelines or less; referral from Domestic Violence Shelter for certain services
Services Provided: NO CRIMINAL CASES

We serve qualifying low income residents of Idaho, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, or age. Idaho Legal Aid Service attorneys provide legal representation in the following areas:
* Domestic Violence: Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support in conjunction with divorce case, Visitation (By Referral from a Domestic Violence Shelter only)
* Fair Housing
* Health
* Some Legal Forms Available On Line
* Landlord Tenant: Evictions, Repairs, Mobile Home
* Migrant
* Native-American
* Protection Orders
* Public Housing
* Public Entitlements
* Social Security/ SSI Disability

Elder Services. For seniors citizens only, with no financial eligibility restrictions: Medicaid eligibility, Probate, Guardianships, Consumer Fraud.

You must qualify for our services in order to receive legal representation. Seniors in any income bracket can request informational and self-help materials. Idaho Legal Aid Services does not handle advice on criminal matters.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019

Coeur d'Alene, ID

610 W Hubbard St, Suite 219
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 877-500-2980
Organization Name: Idaho Legal Aid Services
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Address: 610 W Hubbard St, Suite 219
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 877-500-2980
Eligibility: Family income 125% of Federal poverty guidelines or less; referral from Domestic Violence Shelter for certain services.
Services Provided: We serve qualifying low income residents of Idaho, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, or age.
Idaho Legal Aid Service attorneys provide legal representation in the following areas:
* Domestic Violence: Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation (By Referral from a Domestic Violence Shelter only)
* Fair Housing
* Health
* Some Legal Forms Available On Line
* Landlord Tenant: Evictions, Repairs, Mobile Home
* Migrant
* Native-American
* Protection Orders
* Public Housing
* Public Entitlements
* Social Security/ SSI Disability Over Payments Only

Elder Services. For seniors citizens only, with no financial eligibility restrictions: Medicaid eligibility, Probate between elderly spouses, Guardianships, Consumer Fraud.

You must qualify for our services in order to receive legal representation. Seniors in any income bracket can request informational and self-help materials. Idaho Legal Aid Services does not handle advice on criminal matters.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/31/2019

Idaho Falls, ID

Organization Name: State Of Idaho Judicial Branch
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Address: 605 N Capital Ave
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-589-9872
Eligibility: Call or Use Web
Services Provided: About Us : Goals & Priorities
When possible, the first priority of a Court Assistance Office (CAO) is to help connect pro se litigants (individuals representing themselves in court) with a lawyer. Offices provide resources, court forms, document review, and legal information to help litigants better understand their rights and responsibilities. The full array of information and services provided at the CAO can be found in the Our Services section. Many of CAO materials are also available in both English and Spanish.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/20/2019
482 Constitution Way
Suite 101
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-524-3660
Organization Name: Idaho Legal Aid Services
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Address: 482 Constitution Way
Suite 101
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-524-3660
Eligibility: Family income 125% of Federal poverty guidelines or less; referral from Domestic Violence Shelter for certain services
Services Provided: We serve qualifying low income residents of Idaho, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, or age. Idaho Legal Aid Service attorneys provide legal representation in the following areas:
* Domestic Violence: Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation.
* Fair Housing
* Health
* Some Legal Forms Available On Line
* Landlord Tenant: Evictions, Repairs, Mobile Home
* Migrant
* Native-American
* Protection Orders
* Public Housing
* Public Entitlements
* Social Security/ SSI Disability

Elder Services. For seniors citizens only, with no financial eligibility restrictions: Medicaid eligibility, Probate, Guardianships, Consumer Fraud.

You must qualify for our services in order to receive legal representation. Seniors in any income bracket can request informational and self-help materials. Idaho Legal Aid Services does not handle advice on criminal matters
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019

Lewiston, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Legal Aid Services
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Address: 633 Main St
Suite 103
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-743-1556
Eligibility: Must be 60 years or older, a victim of domestic violence, or meet income eligibility criteria.
Services Provided: Legal Aid Services for victims of domestic violence, Nez Perce tribal members, or seniors over the age of 60.

Idaho Legal Aid Service attorneys provide legal representation in the following areas:
* Domestic Violence: Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation (By Referral from a Domestic Violence Shelter only)
* Fair Housing
* Some Legal Forms Available On Line
* Health
* Landlord Tenant: Evictions, Repairs, Mobile Home
* Migrant
* Native-American
* Protection Orders
* Public Housing
* Public Entitlements
* Social Security/ SSI Disability

Elder Services. For seniors citizens only, with no financial eligibility restrictions: Medicaid eligibility, Probate, Guardianships, Consumer Fraud.

You must qualify for our services in order to receive legal representation. Seniors in any income bracket can request informational and self-help materials. Idaho Legal Aid Services does not handle advice on criminal matters
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019

Nampa, ID

Address: 1305 3rd St S
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: 208-475-5700
Eligibility: A victim of child abuse or domestic violence.
Services Provided: The City of Nampa is taking a new approach to addressing the needs of victims of domestic violence and child abuse. Clients now have the opportunity to reach needed resources in one centralized location. Advocates, counselors, clergy, legal aid, medical providers, law enforcement, and prosecutors are some of the many service providers located at the Nampa Family Justice Center.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 5/6/2019
Address: Nampa, ID 83653
Phone: 208-465-5011
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Services Provided: Crisis Line: 208-465-5011
Telephone line: 208-467-4130

Taking control of your life, can begin with a phone call. Valley Crisis Center is available around the clock. The Valley Crisis Center program provides the following: safe transitional housing for women and their children; counseling for individuals or group; information and referral in the areas of legal, financial, medical and vocational; 24-hour crisis line, telephone counseling, information and referral; Rape Crisis, 24-hour crisis line, telephone counseling, information and referral; Community education (public. speaking to organizations, churches, clubs, schools, professional training); Court mandated domestic violence orientation. Our services are available to any person who needs them regardless of your ability to pay.

The CATCH program - Charitable Assistance To Community's Homeless" in Boise and Caldwell- primarily assists homeless families with children younger than 18. The program is also available to young adults, ages 18 to 22, who are aging out of foster care.
**How CATCH program works? - The case manager will work with four shelters (Hope's Door, Lighthouse Rescue Mission, Salvation Army and Valley Crisis), as well as with WICAP, to receive referrals for families that meet the program qualifications. Once a family is determined to be eligible, that family will sign a lease directly with a landlord and CATCH of Canyon County will pay the rent, with funds donated by businesses, faith-based organizations, private individuals and stimulus dollars.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/22/2019

Pocatello, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Legal Aid Services
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Address: 150 S Arthur
#203
Pocatello, ID 83204
Phone: 208-233-0079
Eligibility: Family income 125% of Federal poverty guidelines or less; referral from Domestic Violence Shelter for certain services.
Services Provided: We serve qualifying low income residents of Idaho, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, or age. Idaho Legal Aid Service attorneys provide legal representation in the following areas:
* Domestic Violence: Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation (By Referral from a Domestic Violence Shelter only)
* Fair Housing
* Health
* Some Legal Forms Available On Line
* Landlord Tenant: Evictions, Repairs, Mobile Home
* Migrant
* Native-American
* Protection Orders
* Public Housing
* Public Entitlements
* Social Security/ SSI Disability

Elder Services. For seniors citizens only, with no financial eligibility restrictions: Medicaid eligibility, Guardianships, Consumer Fraud.

You must qualify for our services in order to receive legal representation. Seniors in any income bracket can request informational and self-help materials. Idaho Legal Aid Services does not handle advice on criminal matters.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019

Twin Falls, ID

475 Polk St
Suite 4
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Phone: 208-734-7024
Organization Name: Idaho Legal Aid Services
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Address: 475 Polk St
Suite 4
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Phone: 208-734-7024
Eligibility: Family income 125% of Federal poverty guidelines or less; referral from Domestic Violence Shelter for certain services
Services Provided: We serve qualifying low income residents of Idaho, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, or age. Idaho Legal Aid Service attorneys provide legal representation in the following areas:
* Domestic Violence: Divorce, Child Custody,and Visitation. (By Referral from the Hotline)
* Fair Housing
* Health - Public Entitlement
* Some Legal Forms Available On Line
* Landlord Tenant: Evictions, Repairs, Mobile Home
* Migrant and seasonal farmworker problems
* Public Housing
* Public Entitlements

Elder Services. For seniors citizens only, with no financial eligibility restrictions: Medicaid eligibility, Probate, and Consumer Fraud.

You must qualify for our services in order to receive legal representation. Seniors in any income bracket can request informational and self-help materials. Idaho Legal Aid Services does not handle advice on criminal matters or bankruptcy.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Weiser, ID

Organization Name: Rose Advocates
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Address: 25 W Idaho St
Weiser, ID 83672
Phone: 208-414-1231
Services Provided: Advocacy/Domestic & Sexual AbuseCrisis Intervention/Counseling
Emergency Shelter
24 Hour Crisis Line
Protection Order Assistance/Orientation
Court Advocacy & Accompaniment
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Nationwide

Organization Name: Love Is Respect
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Address: Washington, DC
Phone: 866-331-9474
Text: 22522
TDD: 866 331 8453
Toll Free Phone: 866-331-9474
Eligibility: No restrictions
Services Provided: Operating a 24/7 text, phone, and live chat service. Offers education, support and advocacy to those involved in dating abuse relationships as well as concerned friends and family. If you or a friend is in an abusive relationship, you may feel like you are all alone- know that you are not. They have resources to help you stay safe, build a support system, access legal protection and more. You may also text LOVEIS to 22522 or visit their website for help services.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 12/19/2019