Public Assistance Programs

Any of a variety of public assistance programs, such as disability benefits and temporary assistance to needy families (TANF).

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Organization Name: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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Address:
450 W. State St.
2nd Floor
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: 208-334-5696
Fax: 208-334-5817
Eligibility: Severity of need and availability of other resources
Services Provided: The Division of Welfare promotes stable, healthy families through program access and support services. The Division manages state and federal programs including Child Support, Food Stamps, Child Care, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho (TAFI), and Aid to the Aged, Blind, & Disabled (AABD). The programs, also called Self Reliance programs, provide critical aid and options for low-income families and individuals while encouraging participants to become more self-reliant.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/22/2020

Blackfoot, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
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Address:
701 E Alice
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Phone: 208-785-5826
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources.
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Boise, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Child Support Services
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Address:
1720 Westgate Dr
Suite A
Boise, ID 83704
Phone: 208-334-2479
Fax: 208-334-0759
Eligibility: Legal custody of minor
Services Provided: For replacement cards call 1-888-295-6850 USBank

Child Support Services are available to families
in which children do not live with

one or both parents. Child Support Services can help: 1) Locate parents. 2)

Establish paternity (the legal relationship between a father and child). 3) Establish or change a court order for child support and/or medical support. 4) Collect and record child support payments. 5) Enforce child support obligations. A $25.00 fee is required. Additional fees may be charged for special services, such as legal services.

The Regional Child Support Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.
US Bank Customer Support for the Idaho Family Support Card - Call for a replacement card, for problems using the card, to activate the card, to change your PIN number, to check the account balance, or to dispute a transaction on the account.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019
Organization Name: Social Security Administration
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Address:
1249 S Vinnell Way
Suite 101
Boise, ID 83709
Phone: 855-377-9316
TDD: 800-325-0778
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Provides Social Security benefits-retirement, survivors benefits, disability and Medicare, plus Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Supplemental Security Income pays monthly checks to people who are blind, or have a disability, or 65 or older and who are low income.

For Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy contact (800) 772-1213.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/8/2020

Burley, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
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Address:
2241 Overland Ave
Burley, ID 83318
Phone: 208-678-1121
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Caldwell, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Child Support Services
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Address:
3402 Franklin Rd
Caldwell, ID 83605-6932
Phone: 866-643-4197 xJP
Fax: 208-454-7607
Eligibility: Legal custody of minor child
Services Provided: Child Support Services are available to families in which children do not live with

one or both parents. Child Support Services can help: 1) Locate parents. 2)

Establish paternity (the legal relationship between a father and child). 3) Establish or change a court order for child support and/or medical support. 4) Collect and record child support payments. 5) Enforce child support obligations. A $25.00 fee is required. Additional fees may be charged for special services, such as legal services.

The Regional Child Support Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

JP Morgan Customer Support for the Idaho Family Support Card - Call for a replacement card, for problems using the card, to activate the card, to change your PIN number, to check the account balance, or to dispute a transaction on the account.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
3402 Franklin Rd
Caldwell, ID 83605-6932
Phone: 877-456-1233
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Social Security Administration
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1118 S Kimball Ave
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: 800-772-1213 xNational
Fax: 208-454-8647
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Provides Social Security benefits-retirement, survivors benefits, disability and Medicare, plus Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Supplemental Security Income pays monthly checks to people who are blind, or have a disability, or 65 or older and who are low income.

For Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy contact (800) 772-1213.

Address for the Ontario office is: 908 SE 5th Ave Ontario Oregon 97914
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/8/2020
Address:
2412 E Chicago St
#110
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: 208-459-9263
Fax: 208-454-0188
Eligibility: They will assist anyone
Services Provided: The Treasure Valley Community Resource Center, Inc, (TVCRC) provides comprehensive referrals to anyone free of charge. The referrals mainly cover services, programs and resources in the Treasure Valley area (Ada, Adams, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette and Washington Counties).
TVCRC provides comprehensive referrals to: human services such as housing, food banks, utilities, financial assistance, education, employment, support groups, health services, legal and advocacy services, senior programs, transportation, veterans services, recreation, volunteers programs, outreach and community programs and special projects. TVCRC is a telephone contact program only.
TVCRC is a non-profit, all-volunteer referral service. Its volunteers go the extra mile to help their clients. They screen clients for referrals for financial assistance available through other programs. TVCRC provides referrals to human services attempting to help clients with immediate and long term problems.
TVCRC also publishes an annual Treasure valley Referral Directory listing services and programs that are free or on a sliding scale based on income.

TVCRC sponsors the Community Resource Meetings.
Web site includes online referrals.
TVCRC sponsors the Resource Meetings.
TVCRC also maintains an information web site - www.idahoconnections.org on line directory
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Child Support Services
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Address:
1120 Ironwood Dr
Suite 202
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 800-356-9868
Fax: 208-769-1483
Eligibility: Legal custody of minor child
Services Provided: Child Support Services are available to families in which children do not live with

one or both parents. Child Support Services can help: 1) Locate parents. 2)

Establish paternity (the legal relationship between a father and child). 3) Establish or change a court order for child support and/or medical support. 4) Collect and record child support payments. 5) Enforce child support obligations. A $25.00 fee is required. Additional fees may be charged for special services, such as legal services.

The Regional Child Support Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

JP Morgan Customer Support for the Idaho Family Support Card - Call for a replacement card, for problems using the card, to activate the card, to change your PIN number, to check the account balance, or to dispute a transaction on the account.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/20/2019
Organization Name: Social Security Administration
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
7400 N Mineral Dr, Suite 100
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Phone: 866-931-2523
TDD: 800-325-0778
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Provides Social Security benefits-retirement, survivors benefits, disability and Medicare, plus Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Supplemental Security Income pays monthly checks to people who are blind, or have a disability, or 65 or older and who are low income.

For Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy contact (800) 772-1213.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/31/2019

Grangeville, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
216 S C St
Grangeville, ID 83530
Phone: 877-456-1233
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to supplement low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Idaho Falls, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Child Support Services
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
150 Shoup Ave
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 866-643-4197 xJP
Fax: 208-528-5881
Eligibility: Legal custody of minor child
Services Provided:

For replacement cards call 1-888-295-6850 USBank

Child Support Services are available to families in which children do not live with

one or both parents. Child Support Services can help: 1) Locate parents. 2)

Establish paternity (the legal relationship between a father and child). 3) Establish or change a court order for child support and/or medical support. 4) Collect and record child support payments. 5) Enforce child support obligations. A $25.00 fee is required. Additional fees may be charged for special services, such as legal services.

The Regional Child Support Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

US Bank Customer Support for the Idaho Family Support Card - Call for a replacement card, for problems using the card, to activate the card, to change your PIN number, to check the account balance, or to dispute a transaction on the account.

Source: NVDPBH Title V MCH - CYSHCN Program
Last Updated: 10/9/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
150 Shoup Ave
Suite 15
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-528-5800
Fax: 208-528-5837
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Social Security Administration
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
2196 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Phone: 800-772-1213
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Provides Social Security benefits-retirement, survivors benefits, disability and Medicare, plus Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Supplemental Security Income pays monthly checks to people who are blind, or have a disability, or 65 or older and who are low income.

For Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy contact (800) 772-1213.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/8/2020

Kellogg, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
35 Wildcat Way
Kellogg, ID 83837
Phone: 208-784-1351
Fax: 208-784-1356
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Lewiston, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Child Support Services
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1118 'F' St.
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 866-643-4197 xJP
Eligibility: Legal custody of minor child
Services Provided: Child Support Services are available to families in which children do not live with

one or both parents. Child Support Services can help: 1) Locate parents. 2)

Establish paternity (the legal relationship between a father and child). 3) Establish or change a court order for child support and/or medical support. 4) Collect and record child support payments. 5) Enforce child support obligations. A $25.00 fee is required. Additional fees may be charged for special services, such as legal services.

The Regional Child Support Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

JP Morgan Customer Support for the Idaho Family Support Card - Call for a replacement card, for problems using the card, to activate the card, to change your PIN number, to check the account balance, or to dispute a transaction on the account.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1118 'F' St
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 877-456-1233
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

**Long Term Care Unit - Statewide consolidated unit.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Social Security Administration
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Address:
1617 19th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 800-772-1213
TDD: 208-746-9942
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Provides Social Security benefits-retirement, survivors benefits, disability and Medicare, plus Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Supplemental Security Income pays monthly checks to people who are blind, or have a disability, or 65 or older and who are low income.

For Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy contact (800) 772-1213.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/8/2020

Moscow, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1350 Troy Highway
Suite 2
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: 208-882-2433
Fax: 208-882-8575
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

Please note starting July, applications can be submitted electronically@officekioskfor food stamps.

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Mountain Home, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
2420 American Legion Blvd
Mountain Home, ID 83647
Phone: 208-587-9061
Fax: 208-587-5024
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Nampa, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
823 Park Center Way
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: 208-465-8444
Fax: 208-442-2810
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Payette, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
515 N 16th St
Payette, ID 83661
Phone: 208-642-6400
Fax: 208-642-9746
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Pocatello, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Child Support Services
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1090 Hiline Blvd
2nd Floor
Pocatello, ID 83202
Phone: 866-643-4197 xJP
Fax: 208-235-2870
Eligibility: Legal custody of minor child
Services Provided: For replacement cards call 1-888-295-6850 USBank

Child Support Services are available to families in which children do not live with

one or both parents. Child Support Services can help: 1) Locate parents. 2)

Establish paternity (the legal relationship between a father and child). 3) Establish or change a court order for child support and/or medical support. 4) Collect and record child support payments. 5) Enforce child support obligations. A $25.00 fee is required. Additional fees may be charged for special services, such as legal services.

The Regional Child Support Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

US Bank Customer Support for the Idaho Family Support Card - Call for a replacement card, for problems using the card, to activate the card, to change your PIN number, to check the account balance, or to dispute a transaction on the account.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1090 Hiline Rd
Pocatello, ID 83205-4166
Phone: 208-235-2900
Fax: 208-236-6100
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources.
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.


**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Social Security Administration
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
861 Jefferson Ave.
Suite F
Pocatello, ID 83201-4373
Phone: 800-772-1213
TDD: 208-637-2537
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Provides Social Security benefits-retirement, survivors benefits, disability and Medicare, plus Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Supplemental Security Income pays monthly checks to people who are blind, or have a disability, or 65 or older and who are low income.

For Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy contact (800) 772-1213.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/8/2020

Ponderay, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
207 Larkspur St
Ponderay, ID 83852
Fax: 208-263-4198
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Preston, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
223 N State St
Preston, ID 83263
Phone: 208-852-0634
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources.
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Rexburg, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
333 Walker Dr
Rexburg, ID 83440
Phone: 208-359-4750
Fax: 208-356-5461
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Salmon, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1301 Main
Suite 3B
Salmon, ID 83467
Phone: 208-756-3336
Fax: 208-756-3805
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Emergency Assistance (EA)--Provides help for individuals (with a child in the home) in need of work related services which could include tools, expenses related to transportation, clothing, etc.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020

Twin Falls, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Child Support Services
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
601 Poleline Rd
Ste. 1
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 866-643-4197 xJP
Fax: 208-736-2165
Services Provided: Child Support Services are available to families in which children do not live with

one or both parents. Child Support Services can help: 1) Locate parents. 2)

Establish paternity (the legal relationship between a father and child). 3) Establish or change a court order for child support and/or medical support. 4) Collect and record child support payments. 5) Enforce child support obligations. A $25.00 fee is required. Additional fees may be charged for special services, such as legal services.
If there is an open benefit program the fee is not charged.

The Regional Child Support Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

JP Morgan Customer Support for the Idaho Family Support Card - Call for a replacement card, for problems using the card, to activate the card, to change your PIN number, to check the account balance, or to dispute a transaction on the account.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Self-Reliance Programs
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
601 Poleline Rd
Suite 5
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-736-2110
Fax: 208-736-2176
Eligibility: Eligibility for the Self-Reliance programs is based on an individual or family's income and resources
Services Provided:

Applications may be requested in person or by telephone, but must be submitted in writing. Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine to have an application packet mailed (dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588). Self-Reliance programs include:

**Cash Assistance (TAFI, Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho) provides cash assistance to low income families with children. Adults have a 24-month lifetime limit. Adult participants must seek employment, training, or educational opportunities as a condition of eligibility. Pregnant women with no other children will be eligible for TAFI only if there is a medical condition that prevents work and they are in the last trimester of pregnancy. Unmarried minors with children will be required to live at home with the minor's parents unless good cause exists.

** Food Stamps provide food benefits necessary for good health and nutrition to low-income households and to stabilize seasonal and low-income labor markets.

**Child Care. The Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) subsidizes child care costs of low-income families who are working, looking for work, attending training or educational programs, or need preventive services. Qualifying families will then be directed to the ICCP referral program, to be linked with a licensed childcare provider. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588. Benefits are based on a sliding-fee scale.

**Idaho Medicaid Benefit Plans. Medicaid now does more to improve your health, find new health problems early, and manage current health problems. If you are eligible for Medicaid, you will get benefits based on your health needs. The following are the plans available and benefits that you will receive with each one of them.
- Medicaid Basic Plan. - it is for healthy low-income children and adults with eligible dependent children. This plan provides complete health, prevention, and wellness benefits for children and adults who don't have special health needs. Most Medicaid participants will be enrolled in this benefit plan.
- Medicaid Enhanced Plan. - It is for individuals with disabilities or special health needs. This plan includes all the benefits in the Basic Plan, plus additional benefits.

Existing programs will continue to remain in place after July, 2006:
1. The Pregnant Women and Children (PWC) plan provides medical assistance for qualifying women with medically verified pregnancy.
2. ''CHIP'' as a benefit plan (both CHIP A and CHIP B) is no longer a current name. Children who are eligible for the new plans because they fall within the income brackets for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI), will be enrolled in Idaho Medicaid and one of the two above mentioned benefit plans.
3. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plan (QMB) limited to Medicare paid services only.

**The Children's Access Card is a premium assistance program administered in partnership with Idaho insurance carriers. An eligible child qualifies for up to $100 per month in premium assistance or up to $300 per month for families with three or more children.

**Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (AABD) provides cash assistance and medical coverage to Idahoans with low-income who are 65 years of age or older, or are blind or disabled (disability must be verified by the Social Security Administration).

**Telephone Assistance. A program for the elderly, low income, or disabled (based on income) which helps pay telephone installation costs and monthly telephone service. To apply, you must complete an application at your local Health and Welfare office or Community Action Agency.

**Quest Card/EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer)--Food Stamps and Welfare Cash Payments run through the Quest card.

The Self-Reliance Program is administered by the Division of Welfare.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Social Security Administration
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1437 Fillmore St
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 800-772-1213
TDD: 208-735-8203
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Provides assistance with Medicare enrollments and administers Social Security benefits including Retirement, Survivors, Disability, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

SSI pays monthly checks to people with limited income and resources who are disabled, blind, or are age 65 and older.

For Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy contact (800) 772-1213.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/8/2020