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Blackfoot, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Programs for Victims of Crime
Address: 288 N Shilling Ave
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Phone: 208-785-1047
Fax: 208-785-7201
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault
Services Provided: The agency helps victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse by providing court advocacy, group counseling, individual therapy for adults and children and shelter. Batter's treatment classes are also available for the perpetrator.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Boise, ID

Address: 304 N 8th St
Suite 140
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-332-1540
Fax: 208-334-2279
Eligibility: All programs that provide services for victims of crime are eligible for funding.
Services Provided: The Council serves as an advisory body and granting agency to programs statewide for services to victims of violent crimes. The Council was established to insure the availability of emergency shelter and crisis line services throughout Idaho for domestic violence victims and their dependent children. Role has expanded to include all victims of violence in Idaho. The Council helps victims through advocacy, legislation, training and public awareness.

To find list of approved Batterer Treatment Programs go to www.icdv.idaho.gov
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019
Address: 300 E Mallard Dr
Ste 130
Boise, ID 83706
Phone: 208-384-0419
Fax: 208-331-0687
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Information and referral to services statewide. No direct services. Clearinghouse for information. Resource center, brochures, booklets, and posters available. Statewide training services, such as employment law. Information on transitional housing.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019
103 W State
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-381-4174
Address: 103 W State
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-381-4174
Fax: 208-381-4677
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Provides educational resources, training, skills labs, and materials primarily to health care providers as well as to the general public. This project focuses mainly on improving the health status of pregnant mothers & babies through education.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Address: 720 W Washington St
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-343-3688 xMain
Fax: 208-343-8475
Eligibility: Victims of physical and sexual violence
Services Provided: The Women's and Children's Alliance provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence. Since 1980, the nonprofit WCA has been in the forefront of protecting women and their children escaping violent circumstances. The WCA Crisis Center's secure residential shelters primarily serve abused women and their children from Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley counties. The agency also provides uniquely comprehensive local support services to those affected by domestic and sexual violence.

Agency offers a 24 hour domestic violence and/or sexual assault hot line, temporary shelter, residential program (shelter for up to 120 days), support groups, individual counseling, case management, education classes and court advocacy for women experiencing domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Shelter and residential services are available to children of the parent utilizing services. On site child care available for support groups and classes. Must call and give WCA 24 hour notice if you need child care for the support group and/or classes.

Clothing, counseling, parenting courses, help with assistance programs. A self-help program. One-on-one counseling and educational support group provided. *Need to provide own food.

**Thrift Shop. Complimenting the established Crisis Center program is the WCA Thrift Store. Individuals within the community contribute clothing, household items, and other in valuables that may then be sold to the general public to generate revenue. More importantly, however, these items are then made available, at no cost, to the Crisis Center residents.
Thrift Shop Hours: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Fri.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Bonners Ferry, ID

Address: 6737 Cody St
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
Phone: 208-267-5211 xCrisis
Eligibility: All crisis
Services Provided: The Victim Advocate Program
We are available to assist all victims of all types of crime. We are in Boundary County and work with
Counseling providers, emergency room staff, the County Prosecuting Attorneys, Boundary County
Probation and Parole. the Boundary County Sheriffs Office, Banners Ferry Clty Police, and the City
Prosecuting Attorneys Office to give information to all victims as they Work their way through the legal
and court system.
The Victim Advocate Program provides support, information, education, and referral services to victims
and their immediate families, witnesses, and survivors. Additionally, our advocates are available to assist
with restitution calculations, applications to the Crime Victims’ Compensation Program, victim impact
statements, victim rights education, court escort for hearings, medical advocacy Including
accompaniment to sexual assault forensic exams and overall support. We also provide crisis advocacy
services for survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/30/2019

Coeur D Alene, ID

Address: 850 N 4th St
Coeur D Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-664-1443
Fax: 208-667-5346
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault/rape.
Services Provided: Temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence. Advocacy, crisis intervention, support groups for victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault. Offers one-on-one counseling, as well as group counseling. Hotline has information and referral service. Protection order assistance. Legal Aid referral.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 7/9/2019

Hailey, ID

Address: Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-4191
Fax: 208-788-4194
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Services Provided: The Advocates’ mission is to teach people of all ages how to build and maintain healthy relationships. We accomplish this through education, shelter and support services.

ASDV offers: crisis phone line - 24 hours / day; emergency shelter arrangements; counseling and support groups; legal advocacy and referrals; community education; community advocate program.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019

Idaho Falls, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Programs for Victims of Crime
Address: 1050 Memorial Dr.
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-529-4352
Fax: 208-535-9096
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence, sexual assault and, other violent crimes
Services Provided: Provides support groups, and educational classes to adults, who are experiencing domestic abuse. Provides immediate shelter for women and children in imminent danger. Offer classes to batterers and one-on-one counseling for victims and their families.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/26/2019

Lapwai, ID

Address: Lapwai, ID 83540
Phone: 208-843-2463
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Services for Nez Perce Tribe.

Commodity Food Distribution is provided to low-income inviduals/families who meet the qualifications and live within the Nez Perce reservation boundaries. No Dual participation either commodity foods or food stamps.

Womens Outreach Program
Child Protection Program
Elder Protection
Veterans Services
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/27/2018

Lewiston, ID

Organization Name: YWCA of the USA
Address: 300 Main St.
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-746-9655
Eligibility: Varies, call to determine.
Services Provided: YWCA of Lewiston/Clarkston is a private, non-profit social service organization that operates a comprehensive program serving Washington and Idaho residents. Located in Lewiston and Clarkston, the agency serves families in the surrounding counties.

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS. A variety of children's programs are available, including: Children's Group, Summer School, and Kid's Club. More information is available on their web site.

EMERGENCY SERVICES. The program consists of services to all victims of crime, including domestic violence and sexual assault; a living center and support services for homeless families a 24-hour crisis line; information and referral and emergency services.

The Program operates two shelters: 1) Domestic Violence Shelter for women and children of domestic violence. 2) Homeless Center for families with children. There also is an after school program for children at the Homeless Center.

HOMELESS PROGRAM: The YWCA's seven-unit Greenhouse Apartments were completed in 1991. They Provide: Temporary housing for families with children. Support services, including food, gas, transportation and childcare. Case management for adults and children. Support groups. Parenting classes. Assistance finding housing, employment and other resources.

DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES
Domestic abuse is the physical abuse, threat of physical abuse, or the emotional abuse by a relative or person with whom the victim resides. We provide: Temporary shelter for physically and/or emotionally abused victims and their children. 24-hour hotline for crisis intervention, emotional support and information and referral. Individual and group counseling. Support groups for women and youth. Assistance with other social service organizations, law enforcement officers, and the court system. Legal advocacy, including assistance in obtaining protection orders. Education about domestic violence dynamics. Monthly classes on legal issues and domestic violence. There is no fee for domestic violence services.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES: Sexual assault refers to all types of sexual violence with or without a weapon, sexual penetration, incest or unwanted touch. Any person may be a victim of sexual assault regardless of their age or sex. We provide: 24-hour crisis intervention at hospitals, police stations, or by phoning 746-9655; temporary shelter for victims and their children; individual and group counseling for adult, teen and child victims; 24-hour hotline for emotional support and information on, and referral to, available services; personal support includes coordination with other social service agencies; medical advocacy; support group,
legal advocacy with law enforcement and the court system and help applying for Crime Victims Compensation. There is no fee for sexual assault services.

VICTIMS OF CRIME SERVICES: In the United States, a violent crime occurs every 19 seconds. Every 24 minutes, someone is murdered. We provide services for victims of crime: 24-hour crisis intervention; legal advocacy including help obtaining crime victim's compensation; temporary shelter for victims who cannot stay in their own home; services for survivors of violent crime and family members of homicide victims; and other related services

GENERAL EMERGENCY SERVICES: Individuals in need of assistance lacking other resources may qualify for emergency services. All services are confidential. Services include, but are not limited to: Rent Assistance; Transportation; Prescription medication; Lodging; Food; Information / Referral
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Moscow, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Programs for Victims of Crime
Address: 627 N Van Buren
Suite 2
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: 208-883-4357
Fax: 208-883-1041
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, stalking.
Services Provided: All services are free, confidential, and offered to all victims, non-offending adults and their children.

24-Hour crisis intervention, information and referral, legal advocacy, support groups, medical advocacy, confidential shelter, child advocacy, crime victim service center and advocacy-based counseling. Support groups for domestic violence and sexual assault. Education and presentations are offered.

Collect calls accepted.

Pullman, WA Office
Phone: (509) 332-0552
Fax: (509) 332-3314
Street Address: 1125 NW Nye
Mailing Address: PO Box 37 Pullman, WA 99163
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Mountain Home, ID

Organization Name: Elmore County
Address: Mountain Home, ID 83647
Phone: 208-587-3300
Eligibility: Any victim of domestic violence or sexual assult.
Services Provided: Provides information to the community on Domestic Violence.
24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline. Also provides temporary lodging, local transportation, resources for distance travel to a safe place, clothing, food, court advocates, 24 hour crisis line, and referrals.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Nampa, ID

Address: Nampa, ID 83653
Phone: 208-465-5011
Fax: 208-467-2062
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.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/22/2019

Payette, ID

Organization Name: Rose Advocates
Address: 1520 1st Ave S
Payette, ID 83661
Phone: 208-414-0740
Fax: 208-414-4151
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault
Services Provided: Project ROSE is a confidential network offering resources to abused adults and children in crisis situations. Project Rose has been serving the Washington, Payette and Adams Counties since 1988. We strive to help each person begin a safe life for themselves and families. We strive to provide an environment that nurtures empowerment, self-esteem, and self-worth. Project ROSE is committed to providing a multicultural and diverse program responding to the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of all abused people in our communities. Rose Advocates provides temporary shelter for victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Post Falls, ID

Organization Name: Post Falls Police Department
Address: 1717 E Polston Ave
Post Falls, ID 83854
Phone: 208-773-1080
Fax: 208-773-4122
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault; all victim's of crime
Services Provided: Crisis based intervention. 24 hours. Crime scene assistance to offer advocacy for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault/abuse. Offers support groups, information and referral to community resources and helps establish protection orders for victims.

Provides an innovative, teamwork approach between law enforcement and victim service advocates to provide direct, immediate services and support to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse victims. The program provides direct services to victims of all crimes however we primarily work with domestic violence and sexual assault. The two full-time crime victim advocates are on call 24-hours a day and are available to respond "on scene" with officers to provide immediate assistance to victims. Support is on-going and can include shelter, community resource referral and medical, court, and prosecution assistance. The Post Falls program is a model law enforcement and victim service program.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/27/2018

Rexburg, ID

Address: 16 E Main St
Rexburg, ID 83440
Phone: 208-356-0065
Fax: 208-356-0717
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault
Services Provided: Provides services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include a safe house/shelter where a person can stay for 2 weeks to 1 month (must be homeless because of domestic violence). A 24-hour crisis line, support groups, advocacy, and some counseling for domestic violence and sexual assault are available. A food and clothing bank and assistance in finding transportation is provided. Assistance is provided to women, children, and men.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019

Rupert, ID

Address: 323 1st St
Rupert, ID 83350
Phone: 208-436-0987 xOffice
Fax: 208-436-1997
Eligibility: Anyone in a domestic violence situation.
Services Provided: Domestic violence shelter, emergency food pantry, crisis hotline, court advocate, and support groups available.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019

Salmon, ID

Address: 901 Main St
Salmon, ID 83467
Phone: 208-940-0600
Fax: 208-756-3146
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or dating violence.
Services Provided: Lemhi County Crisis Intervention (LCCI) offers a number of programs to strengthen families. Some of these programs include: **Winning at Life - a personal growth class that is Christian based and open to the public; **Boundaries - to teach women to set healthy boundaries with themselves and the relationships in their lives; and **Strong Girls Club - a group for juvenile girls to learn healthy living skills.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019

Sandpoint, ID

Organization Name: Bonner County Sheriff's Office
Address: 127 S First Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208-265-3586
Fax: 208-265-4526
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Services Provided: The Victim Advocate Services Team (V.A.S.T.) provides advocacy and 24 hour crisis intervention to victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

Assistance includes:
*Transportation to a local emergency shelter or hospital.
*Filing Civil Protection Order Restraining
*Accompaniment to civil court hearings
*Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Education
*Safety Planning
*We also act as liaisons between the victim ad law enforcement, prosecutors, probation officers, and court personnel.

Remember, It shouldn't Hurt to Go Home!
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/20/2018

Twin Falls, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Programs for Victims of Crime
Address: 212 2nd Ave W #200
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Phone: 208-733-0100
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Services Provided: We serve ALL victims of crime (men, women, children, etc.) - anyone who has been a victim of crime (domestic violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, human/sex trafficking, hate crimes, assault & battery etc). We provide an emergency shelter & case management as well as education/outreach to the community.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/30/2019

Wallace, ID

Organization Name: Shoshone County
Address: 415 7th St
Suite 1
Wallace, ID 83873
Phone: 208-556-0500
Fax: 208-556-1555
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Services Provided: It is the mission of the Shoshone County Crisis Resource Center (SCCRC) to assist any person victimized by domestic violence and sexual assault, whether physical, mental or emotional. The SCCRC supports healthy non-violent families and relationships in Shoshone County.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Nationwide

215 W 125th St
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 646-284-9600
Address: 215 W 125th St
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 646-284-9600
Fax: 646-284-9623
Eligibility: None.
Services Provided: The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation's leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America's low-income families and children. NCCP has a list online of publications on the following topics:
Child Poverty
Children’s Mental Health
Early Care and Learning
Healthy Development
Immigrant Families
Infants and Toddlers
Integrated Systems
Low-Wage Work
Social Security
Welfare
Work Supports
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 7/23/2019
332 S Nucgugab Avebye Syute 121-S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
Service Categories:
Address: 332 S Nucgugab Avebye Syute 121-S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Siblings of individuals with disabilities
Services Provided: To provide siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families. Resources for siblings across the lifespan.

Chapter development inquiries: chapter.inquiries@siblingleadership.org
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/26/2019

OR

Ontario, OR

Address: 44 NW 5th Ave
Ontario, OR 97914
Phone: 541-889-6316
Fax: 541-889-2416
Eligibility: Victim of domestic violence or sexual assault
Services Provided: Project DOVE, located in Ontario, Oregon, provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Our service area includes all of Malheur County, Oregon, and Payette County, Idaho. Mission is to break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence in our community through awareness and intervention. Services include 24-hour crisis line; Safe shelter; Court advocacy; Support groups in English & Spanish; Crisis intervention; Case management; bilingual staff; Children's Program; Community education (speakers, displays, & brochures); Emergency transportation; and Information & resource referrals.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019

VA

Alexandria, VA

4401 Ford Ave
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22302
Phone: 703-837-4792
Address: 4401 Ford Ave
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22302
Phone: 703-837-4792
Eligibility: None.
Services Provided: Online Resource: Mission: The mission of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition is to improve the health and safety of mothers, babies and families through education and collaborative partnerships of public and private organizations.

The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) is a recognized leader and resource in maternal and child health. HMHB reaches an estimated one million health care professionals, parents and policy-makers through its membership of over 100 local, state and national organizations. Enhanced by a network of 90 Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies State and Local Coalitions, HMHB acts as a catalyst for change and creates partnerships among community groups, nonprofit organizations, professional associations, businesses and government agencies. By promoting optimal health for mom and baby, HMHB works to strengthen families and build healthy communities. From its inception, HMHB has focused attention on raising public awareness of the basic components of prenatal care-early care, good nutrition, avoidance of drugs,including not drinking and not smoking, and promotion of breastfeeding. The Coalition has targeted low income and underserved communities in which women often do not receive early prenatal care and infant mortality rates are high. HMHB's educational materials and resources for providers assist them in serving these communities.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019