Independent Living Arrangements & Skills

Independent Living Facilities: Residential facilities, apartments and/or planned communities for older adults, people with disabilities or other populations designed to enable those who are eligible to have a form of independent living in a secure environment. Independent Living Skills: Programs that assist people who have disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living through of individual and group counseling and instruction, experience and practice in coping with real or simulated life situational demands. (From AIRS BH-7000.5100-330 and LR-3200)

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American Falls, ID

Organization Name: Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency Inc.
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Address:
505 N Oregon Trail
American Falls, ID 83211
Phone: 208-226-7330
Fax: 208-226-1110
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

RSVP program also out of this office.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Bellevue, ID

114 Calypso Ln
Bellevue, ID 83313
Phone: 208-578-9111
Address:
114 Calypso Ln
Bellevue, ID 83313
Phone: 208-578-9111
Eligibility: Any individual with a physical, mental or emotional challenge that receives a referral from a teacher, therapist, social worker or doctor.
Services Provided:

Therapeutic riding for physically, mentally, and Emotionally challenged adults and children.
SETCH is a 501 (C)(3) Idaho non-profit corporation founded in 1991 to provide equine facilitated therapy for challenged adults and children. Our goal is to provide physical, cognitive, and emotional benefits that will encourage independence, help develop life skills and improve quality of life.

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

Blackfoot, ID

Organization Name: Living Independently for Everyone (LIFE): Center for Independent Living
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Address:
570 W Pacific
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Phone: 208-785-9648
Eligibility: Any person with a disability, HCBS Waiver, fiscal Intermediary. LIFE serves Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine, Bonneville, Butte, Caribou, Cassia, Clark, Franklin, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, Minidoka, Onieda, Power, and Teton Counties.
Services Provided: LIFE promotes and practices the independent living philosophy:
*Consumer control of the center regarding decision making, service delivery, management, and policy making.
*Self-help and self-advocacy.
*Development of peer relationship and peer role models.
*Equal access of individuals with disabilities to society and to all services, programs, activities, resources, and facilities.
*Attendant Care Services

LIFE, INC., serves 19 southeastern counties with a variety of resources aimed at assisting people who have disabilities to maintain or increase their independence within their homes, family, and communities.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/24/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
701 E Alice
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Phone: 208-785-5826
Fax: 208-785-1003
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments, service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy, such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of Family and Community Services.

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

Boise, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Advocates for Inclusion
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Address:
10114 W Overland Rd
Boise, ID 83709
Phone: 208-467-7524
Services Provided:

We provide therapy, advocacy, and case management to children and adults with a developmental disability or a mental health diagnosis. We provide a full range of developmental services such as Habilitative Supports (HS), Habilitative Intervention (HI), Respite, Family Training and more. We also offer an inclusive play group for children ages 0-5.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020
Organization Name: Living Independence Network Corp (LINC)
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Address:
1878 W Overland
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: 208-336-3335
TDD: 208-336-3335
Fax: 208-384-5037
Email: info@lincidaho.org
Eligibility: Any person with a Disability
Services Provided:

Empower people with disabilities to achieve their desired level of independence.
Focus on transitioning people from institutions and prevention of institutionalization. Support services and advocacy for individuals wanting to live independently in the community. Peer support, information and referral, benefits counseling, personal assistance services, and independent living skills training. Help in applying for SSI, SSD, and PASS (Plan for Achieving Self-Support).
Provide A.D.A. site evaluations, discrimination prevention training, and education about Independent Living philosophy and disability issues. Used assistance equipment available at little or no cost.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
4477 Emerald Street, Suite B-100
Boise, ID 83706-2066
Phone: 208-336-5353
Organization Name: DisAbility Rights Idaho
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Address:
4477 Emerald Street, Suite B-100
Boise, ID 83706-2066
Phone: 208-336-5353
Toll Free Phone: 800-632-5125
Fax: 208-336-5396
Eligibility: People with disabilities
Services Provided: DisAbility Rights Idaho provides advocacy (information & referral; negotiation & mediation; short-term & technical assistance; legal advise/representation (for people with disabilities who have been abused/neglected; denied services or benefits; experienced rights violations or discrimination; had voting accessibility problems; need assistive technology/services; help receiving services from rehabilitation programs; or SSI/SSDI beneficiaries with return to work issues.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 2/21/2020
Organization Name: Community Partnerships of Idaho, INC
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Address:
3076 N Five Mile Rd
Boise, ID 83713
Phone: 208-376-4999
Fax: 208-376-4988
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

A private agency supporting for individuals with disabilities in partnership with their families, neighborhoods and communities for the purpose of promoting independence and community participation.

Children's Services:

-Children's Redesign Services offers parents the option to select redesign services, including respite, family training and crisis intervention. Many of these services can be offered in the home or the community.

-SandCastles Learning Center in Boise offering a high quality learning environment for children year round, including preschool classes, after-school classes for those attending elementary school, and a summer program for school-age children. The learning center is licensed through the City of Boise and has been awarded a 5-Star Rating by IdahoSTARS.

-Children's Mental Health and Community Based Rehabilitation Services provides counseling services for children's severe emotional disturbance and psychiatric diagnosis.

Adult Services:

-Developmental Therapy assists adults with developmental disabilities become more independent and involved in their community. We do this by working with individuals to develop their skills for daily living, socialization, self-help and communication.

-Adult Mental Health Services providing access to licensed counselors and clinicians in order to meet a client's mental health needs.

-Employment services work to find and maintain employment for individuals with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, mental illness, and physical disabilities.

-Adult Day Services offer a wide variety of carefully planned activities focusing on social, educational, and recreational experiences for adults with developmental disabilities.

-Residential Habilitation Services providing agency affiliation for Certified Family Home providers.

-Supported Living assisting adults with developmental disabilities in developing and maintaining independent living skills in their own homes or apartments.

-Recreation programs allows our participants the opportunity to enjoy fun-filled activities with trained staff supervision in order to ensure safety.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/19/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division Family & Community Services
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Address:
450 W. State St.
5th Floor
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: 208-334-5512
Eligibility: Adults or children with developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided: The Family and Community Services Developmental Disabilities program, plans coordinates ad oversees community services to children with developmental disabilities through regional developmental disabilities programs. For children with developmental disabilities who are Medicaid eligible, the program administers Children's Service Coordination and Intensive Behavioral Intervention. Direct services are delivered by Medicaid funded private agencies. Additionally, the program administers the Developmental Disabilities Family Support program and Court Related Service program for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Crisis Prevention Teams:

Team provides consultation services to adults and children with developmental disabilities who live in community settings (with family or paid providers) to help problem-solve behavioral issues or other problems being experienced that may jeopardize community placements.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
1720 Westgate Dr
Ste. D
Boise, ID 83720-0026
Phone: 208-334-0900
Fax: 208-334-0926
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays. Pre-maturity.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy for children ages birth to 3 years only, such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational; and disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
700 West State Street
First Floor West
Boise, ID 83702-5868
Phone: 208-334-2178
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division Family & Community Services
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Address:
700 West State Street
First Floor West
Boise, ID 83702-5868
Phone: 208-334-2178
Fax: 208-334-3417
Eligibility: People with developmental disabilities and their families; providers and agencies
Services Provided: The Council provides public education and awareness about developmental disabilities. Promotes quality in service for people with disabilities and their families; monitors and evaluates policies, plans and services provided by public agencies; encourages citizen participation in policy making; and promotes innovative programs and Projects through grants. The Council represents the concerns of people with developmental disabilities and their families to the Governor, the Idaho Legislature, Idaho's Congressional delegation, and state and federal agencies.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Organization Name: El-Ada Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
2250 Vista Ave
Boise, ID 83714
Phone: 208-345-2820
Fax: 208-377-0859
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing and family development programs.

HOUSEHOLD INCOME LIMITS:
CSBG: 125% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
USDA and Telephone Assistance: 133% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance): 150% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
Weatherization Program: Request income limits when calling
VASSVF: Eligible Veteran and 50% of Area Median Income

Food Pantry (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Households may utilize the food pantry once every 60 days. Food boxes typically provide 2-4 days worth of food. Garden seeds may also be available in the springtime (Limited availability). The food pantry is available at all locations between 8:30 A.M and 4:30 P.M.

USDA Commodities Distribution (Eligibility up to 133% of Federal Poverty Level):
Commodities are available once per month at multiple distribution sites in the Treasure Valley. For specific dates and times please call 377-0700. Available at all El-Ada locations
" In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 ( TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

Information, Referral and Service Coordination:
Phone or walk-in information available about low-income services in the Treasure Valley. Written referrals, vouchers and arranged appointments for basic and emergency needs. Assistance completing applications for services. Available at all El-Ada locations.

Emergency Water Utility Assistance (Eligibility up to 150% of Federal Poverty Level):
Assistance available once per year for United Water or Meridian Water customers who are facing shut-off. Call 345-2820 for more information.

Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) (Eligibility up to 50% of HUD Area Median Income)
Case Management and supportive services to help Veterans facing loss of housing or experiencing homelessness obtain or maintain permanent housing and achieve household stability goals.
Walk-in to apply, or call for an appointment: 345-2820. For further information about the SSVF Program, please visit http://www1.va.gov/homeless/ssvf.asp

GED Assistance (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Payment for GED preparation and testing through the College of Western Idaho. Please follow the link for further information http://www.cwidaho.cc/adult-basic-education/ . Available at the Boise Resource Center, Mountain Home, and Homedale offices.

Educational Resource Assistance (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Co-Payment assistance up to $65.00 for middle and high school student program, class fee, and supplies. Vouchers also available to adults for parenting classes and employment related certifications. Available at the Boise Community Resource Center, Mountain Home, and Homedale locations during July and August each year.

Energy Assistance Program (Eligibility up to 150% of Federal Poverty Level):
Assistance for low income households with winter heating costs and energy efficiency. Available during November through April by appointment only. To schedule an appointment please call (208) 322-1242.

Telephone Assistance (Eligibility up to 133% of Federal Poverty Level):
Application processing for reduced basic telephone services and rates. Eligibility is limited to 133% of poverty guidelines. Available at the Garden City office.

Weatherization Assistance Program (Request current income guidelines when calling):
The Weatherization Assistance Program assists income-eligible families and individuals by reducing their heating/cooling costs and improving the safety of their homes by providing energy efficiency measures. Please call (208) 377-0700.
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HIV Testing, Counseling and Education (Eligibility based on risk factors, not income):
Free OraQuick Advance rapid testing and results for HIV with counseling on site at various outreach van locations. Individual HIV prevention and risk reduction education. (208) 345-8994.

Outreach Van:
Outreach to persons experiencing homelessness. Screening for HUD, VA and other community housing programs.
Seasonal clothing and supplies distribution (as available).
Mobile HIV prevention and testing services. If you have specific questions please call (208) 345-8994.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division Family & Community Services
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Address:
450 West State Street
CO 5th Floor
Boise, ID 83720
Phone: 208-334-5699
Fax: 208-332-7331
Eligibility: Available to all
Services Provided: The Early Childhood Information Clearinghouse (ECIC) holds information about children birth through age five and includes resources available for parents, caregivers, and early childhood professionals. The ECIC is sponsored by the State Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (SECCS) grant and the Early Childhood Coordinating Council (EC3). www.earlychildhood.dhw.idaho.gov

Program is administered by the Division of Family and Community Services.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Organization Name: Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
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Address:
341 W Washington
Boise, ID 83720
Phone: 208-334-3220
Fax: 208-334-2963
Eligibility: Legal and functional blindness or losing vision.
Services Provided: Rehabilitation Services include:
- medical assistance as deemed appropriate
- independent living services
- vocational guidance and counseling
- vocational and academic training, including books, tuition, equipment, and supplies
- home instruction in alternative techniques of blindness
- assistance in setting up a small business
- job placement and follow-up to assure success

**ATC-Center: provides intensive instruction in alternative techniques skills. The Center's goal is to provide training which will allow the individual to perform any task, on the job or at home, as well as his/ her sighted peers. Whenever possible, the client is encouraged to participate in training at the center; however, when that is not possible, the client may learn these skills at home through the assistance of a home instructor. Instruction is available in the following areas:
- adjustment to blindness
- instruction in travel (getting to where you want to go)
- braille, typing, and computer
- techniques of daily living and homemaking
- industrial arts, including wood shop

**Sight Restoration: The best way to rehabilitate a blind person is to restore vision. When sight can be restored, ICBVI, civic organizations, and other state agencies often can provide financial assistance to qualified individuals.

**Business Enterprise Programs: Many blind individuals manage and operate vending stands located in public buildings throughout Idaho. Interested individuals may receive training in accounting and management procedures, initial ordering and maintenance of equipment, stock, and supplies. This program makes it possible for some blind individuals to earn a living and pay taxes.

**Services for Seniors: The Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides specially designed services for seniors who are experiencing vision loss. These services may include home counseling, instruction in alternative techniques, peer support groups, low vision services, and making communities and resources more accessible for the senior blind or visually impaired person.

**Newsline for the Blind Reading Services: ICBVI has made available to the blind of Idaho a national newspaper service via the telephone. Additionally, volunteers broadcast the reading of the Idaho Statesman and other current materials on radio (this radio service is limited to a one-hundred mile radius of Boise).

**Taping Services: The Commission along with volunteers, produce reading materials on tape for blind college students and others having special reading needs. The Idaho State Library's "Talking Book Program" provides, on loan, record players or tape players for blind persons to use to listen to books, magazines, and other recorded material. Call 334-2117 for more information.

**Employment: The ICBVI provides training and works with employers to provide opportunities. They provide employers with individual and group training on blindness and "What Blind People Can Do".

**Summer Programs for Youth: In order to help blind and visually impaired young people become self-sufficient adults, ICBVI offers the Summer Youth Program, Summer Work Experience Program, and College Days.

**Low Vision Clinic and Store: ICBVI contracts with local optometrist to perform the Low Vision Clinic one or two days each week. The ICBVI Low Vision Store offers a variety of low vision devices and products for visually impaired individuals.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
700 W State St
1st Floor West
Boise, ID 83702-5868
Phone: 208-334-2178
Address:
700 W State St
1st Floor West
Boise, ID 83702-5868
Phone: 208-334-2178
Services Provided: The mission of the Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities is to promote the capacity of people with developmental disabilities and their families to determine, access and direct the services and/or support they need to live the lives they choose, and to build the communities ability to support their choices.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Organization Name: Independent Living Council
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Address:
816 W Bannock St
Suite 202
Boise, ID 83702-9601
Phone: 208-334-3800
Fax: 208-334-3803
Eligibility: Disability is cause of discrimination, lack of services being provided, access.
Services Provided: The Idaho State Independent Living Council (SILC) advocates for equal opportunity, equal access, self-determination, independence and choice for people with disabilities. The focus of the SILC is to maximize opportunity and to incorporate people with disabilities into all walks of life by empowering them. The Idaho SILC provides leadership development opportunities to empower grassroots advocates, who, in turn, will develop systemic changes in public policy to positively impact people with disabilities.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/8/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division of Medicaid
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Address:
1720 Westgate Dr
Suite A
Boise, ID 83704
Phone: 208-334-0940
Fax: 208-334-0953
Eligibility: Medicaid financial eligibility plus individual program requirements. Contact office for specific details.
Services Provided: The RMS determines eligibility and authorizes services for certain Medicaid Services, including Personal Care Services (PCS), HCBS Waiver for the Aged and Disabled (a variety of services are available including attendant care, homemaker, chore, adult day care, home delivered meals, personal emergency response system, specialized equipment/supplies); Katie Beckett or Home Care for Certain Disabled Children; Nursing Facility care; ICF/MR Care; Residential and Assisted Living Services and Certified Family Homes; Case Management; Private Duty Nursing. These services are available to Medicaid recipients who are determined to need these services. The RMS approves providers of these services and conducts quality assurance and improvement surveys. The Healthy Connections program is also part of the RMS.

**Personal Care Services (PCS): If the medical condition requires 16 hours or less per week, the service is a regular Medicaid benefit under Personal Care Services. If the medical condition requires more than 16 hours, then the individual may be eligible for one of the Home and Community Based Waivers. Under the waiver program, the cost of care at home cannot exceed the cost for a nursing home or intermediate care facility. The Regional Medicaid Unit must authorize all services in advance.

**Home Care for Certain Disabled Children, also known as the "Katie Beckett" program, is a Medicaid program for children under 18 years of age who are not eligible for Medicaid through any other Medicaid programs. To meet criteria for this program,children must have a severe disability that significantly impairs their functioning and meets Social Security Disability criteria. The child must require the kind of care given in a medical institution, such as a hospital, nursing home or intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. Children must have income of less than $1911. (2008 limit) and assets of $2000. or less. Parent's income and assets are not counted towards these limits.

** Adult Developmental Disability (DD) Care Management oversees services for persons 18 years of age and older and persons on the ISSH waiver (15-18) . Services that are covered under DD Care Management are Developmental Disabilities Agency services DD/ISSH waiver services and service coordination. These services are being overseen by the DD Care Managers in each region. These positions are located in the Regional Medicaid Services unit.

Regional Medicaid Services is administered by the Division of Medicaid Services.

*My Voice My Choice is the name of Idaho's self-directed option for Medicaid services.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/9/2020
12553 W Explorer Dr
Boise, ID 83713
Phone: 208-972-5252
Organization Name: SL Start
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Address:
12553 W Explorer Dr
Boise, ID 83713
Phone: 208-972-5252
Services Provided: SL Start is a human services organization that provides services for children and adults in approximately 26 cities throughout Washington and Idaho. Services include programs for children with developmental disabilities, community-based programs for adults with developmental disabilities, and employment programs for people with and without disabilities.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Organization Name: St. Luke's Regional Medical Center
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Address:
103 W. State St.
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-381-3033
Fax: 208-381-4677
Eligibility: None
Services Provided: Women's Life is an extension of St. Luke's RMC. In a convenient and comfortable atmosphere, this program provides answers to health care problems. Materials available on several issues concerning women including pregnancy/parenting, STD's, preventative
education and more.

Neonatal Support Group 381-2661 - for parents of NICU babies during initial hospitalization and beyond. Support is provided by volunteer parents with similar experiences. Meetings are held weekly.

Parents Plus Support Group. 208-841-9199. Focuses on helping parents whose children have physical or mental disabilities, serious or chronic health conditions and developmental delays. Anderson Center, St. Luke's Hospital, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - second Friday of each month. No spanish available. No fees.

Parenting and/or Pregnancy Support Services:
St. Luke's offers classes on every phase of childbirth and parenting issues. The classes are informative, useful and affordable. Call for specific details on times and costs which may be associated with the service or support group:
* Breastfeeding support group, Lactation Specialist conducting the meetings. Downtown and Meridian location.
* SIDS/Miscarriage support group (monthly) - Share of Idaho
* Ongoing community education programs, including car seat checks
* Childbirth Education classes
* Pregnancy Exercise Program (H2O Aerobics and Yoga)
* Childbirth Preparation - new classes begin every month
* Marvelous Multiples - designed to help people who are expecting multiple to prepare for childbirth and parenting. 4 week series offered every other month
* Parent Refresher - classes offered twice a month.
* Baby Care Basics: Are You Ready? - class offered four times per month.
* Sibling Preparation: class offered monthly.
* Safe Sitters Class for Pre-teens
* Teen Dating classes
* Puberty Class
* Caesarean Birth - class offered every other month.
* Heart Saver First Aid class
* CPR: Infants and Children Basics of CPR-Airway Management for infants & children
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Address:
4402 Albion Street
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: 208-343-5583
Fax: 208-343-5683
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES PROVIDED TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

LIFE SKILLS
Life Skill training and support is provided to individuals with Intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to promote furthered independence. Developmental therapy services include teaching money management SKILLS, meal preparation, personal hygiene, social interaction, anger management, home safety, community awareness, housekeeping, communication, social skills development, functional reading, writing, personal safety awareness, public transportation use, and access to other community resources. Services are provided in an individual’s home, at our main site, or in the community.

ASSISTED LIVING
The Arc assists in determining strengths, needs, job interests, and job matches for a variety of careers in employment. Individuals may select: Interviewing Skills, Job Seeking and Keeping Skills, Community Based Work Evaluations, Community Based Work Adjustment, and Personal Computer Training. Qualified Arc staff assist in job development, placement, job training, and follow up services.


VOCATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND JOB TRAINING
Work and Business Services
Production-based work includes: printing mailing, packaging, assembly, and paper contracts. Work can be completed at our main site or we can bring a supervised work group of to your site. Labor costs, liability insurance, employee benefits, and Worker’s Comp coverage are provided by The Arc. Work is secured through a competitive bidding process. One hundred percent quality control is guaranteed. Prevocational activities and work training are provided for persons with disabilities preparing to enter the competitive labor market.

ONE ON ONE JOB COACHING
Assistance is provided to individuals with disabilities to search for a job, obtain a job and learn the job with support from staff.

RECREATION
(Recreation And Vacation Experiences) www.thearcinc.org/raveabout.htm

Recreation and leisure opportunities enhance each person’s quality of life, including sports, travel, dances, and special events. Vacation packages offer small, integrated travel opportunities at affordable rates. Activities range rafting, and horseback riding, to enjoying city nightlife, train rides, Boise River float trips, Shakespeare nights, bingo, and biking on the Greenbelt. Click the "blue" link above for more detailed information and a current list of activities

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

Bonners Ferry, ID

Organization Name: Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
6665 Main St
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
Phone: 208-267-3663
Fax: 208-267-8177
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources and family development programs. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/28/2020

Burley, ID

Organization Name: Living Independently for Everyone (LIFE): Center for Independent Living
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Address:
2311 Park Ave, Suite 7
Burley, ID 83318
Phone: 208-678-7705
Eligibility: Any person with a disability, HCBS Waiver, fiscal Intermediary. LIFE serves Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine, Bonneville, Butte, Caribou, Cassia, Clark, Franklin, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, Minidoka, Onieda, Power, and Teton Counties.
Services Provided: LIFE promotes and practices the independent living philosophy:
*Consumer control of the center regarding decision making, service delivery, management, and policy making.
*Self-help and self-advocacy.
*Development of peer relationship and peer role models.
*Equal access of individuals with disabilities to society and to all services, programs, activities, resources, and facilities.

LIFE, INC., serves 19 southeastern counties with a variety of resources aimed at assisting people who have disabilities to maintain or increase their independence within their homes, family, and communities.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/24/2020
Organization Name: Cassia County Joint School District # 151
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Address:
237 E 19th
Burley, ID 83318
Phone: 208-878-6611
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Pre-school for children with developmental disabilities.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Organization Name: South Central Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
314 E 5th St
Burley, ID 83318
Phone: 208-678-3514
Fax: 208-678-2599
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.
Food Bank M - TH, 8:00 - 4:00
Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Caldwell, ID

Organization Name: Living Independence Network Corp (LINC)
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Address:
703 S Kimball Ave
Caldwell, ID 83607
Phone: 208-454-5511
TDD: 208-454-5511
Fax: 208-454-5515
Email: info@lincidaho.org
Eligibility: Any person with a Disability.
Services Provided:

Empower people with disabilities to achieve their desired level of independence.
Focus on transitioning people from institutions and prevention of institutionalization. Support services and advocacy for individuals wanting to live independently in the community. Peer support, information and referral, benefits counseling, personal assistance services, and independent living skills training. Help in applying for SSI, SSD, and PASS (Plan for Achieving Self-Support).
Provide A.D.A. site evaluations, discrimination prevention training, and education about Independent Living philosophy 2nd disability issues.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division of Medicaid
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Address:
3402 Franklin Rd.
Caldwell, ID 83605-6932
Phone: 208-455-7150
Fax: 208-454-7625
Eligibility: Severity of need and availability of other resources
Services Provided:

The RMS determines eligibility and authorizes services for certain Medicaid Services, including Personal Care Services (PCS), HCBS Waiver for the Aged and Disabled (a variety of services are available including attendant care, homemaker, chore, adult day care, home delivered meals, personal emergency response system, specialized equipment/supplies); Katie Beckett or Home Care for Certain Disabled Children; Nursing Facility Care; ICF/MR Care; Residential and Assisted Living Services and Certified Family Homes; Case Management; Private Duty Nursing. These services are available to Medicaid recipients who are determined to need these services. The RMS enrolls providers of these services, provides consultation, and conducts quality assurance and improvement surveys. The Healthy Connections program is also part of the RMS.

**Personal Care Services (PCS): If the medical condition requires 16 hours or less per week, the service is a regular Medicaid benefit under Personal Care Services. If the medical condition requires more than 16 hours, then the individual may be eligible for one of the Home and Community Based Waivers. Under the waiver program, the cost of care at home cannot exceed the cost for a nursing home or intermediate care facility. The Regional Medicaid Unit must authorize all services in advance.

**Home Care for Certain Disabled Children, also known as the "Katie Beckett" program, is a Medicaid program for children under 18 years of age who are not eligible for Medicaid through any other Medicaid programs and have a diagnosis that requires nursing home level of care. Children must have income of less than $1,520 (1999 limit) and assets of $2,000 or less. Parents' income and assets are not counted towards these limits.

** Adult Developmental Disability (DD) Care Management oversees services for persons 18 years of age and older and persons on the ISSH waiver (15-18) . Services that are covered under DD Care Management are Developmental Disabilities Agency services DD/ISSH waiver services and service coordination. These services are being overseen by the DD Care Managers in each region. These positions are located in the Regional Medicaid Services unit.

Regional Medicaid Services is administered by the Division of Medicaid Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Western Idaho Community Action Partnership (WICAP)
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Address:
502 Main St
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: 208-454-0675
Fax: 208-454-9804
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.
NAMPA ADRESS: 984 W. Corporate Ln.
Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, and telephone assistance (you can apply for the telephone assistance program at either Century Link or the Community Action Agency). Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

Individuals and households that would be homeless but for this assistance. Both of the following must apply:
-1. There are no other appropriate housing options – are you, or will you be living in an emergency shelter or in your car without this assistance? ~ AND ~
-2. There are no financial resources and support networks needed to obtain immediate housing or remain in existing housing.
Eligible individuals and households need to reside within Ada County, qualify as homeless or at risk of homelessness, meet specific risk factors established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and meet the following income guidelines for a household:
1 Person $21,900.00
2 Persons $25,000.00
3 Persons $28,150.00
4 Persons $31,250.00
5 Persons $33,750.00
6 Persons $36,250.00
7 Persons $38,750.00
8 Persons $41,250.00
This program cannot assist with payment for mortgage costs or other fees associated with retaining homeowners’ housing.
Application Process:
• Make an appointment by phone at this office for initial consultation and determination of eligibility. ***The application process will be in Payette.***
Documents to Bring to Appointment (*this is not an inclusive list):
• Copy of Eviction Notice or Court Order
• Lease or Occupancy Agreement with Landlord Name and Contact Information
• Proof of Income for everyone in the household 18 +
• Utility Shut Off Notice
• Foreclosure Notice on Financial Letterhead
*All adults in the household will need to sign application forms.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Cascade, ID

Organization Name: Western Idaho Community Action Partnership (WICAP)
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Address:
110 W Pine
Cascade, ID 83611
Phone: 208-382-4577
Fax: 208-382-4255
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary, call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the low income senior citizens and families and handicapped people by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, family development programs, Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.
handyman: senior citizen and disabled. and citizen ---- in home services..

Thrift shop - open 8 am - noon and 1 pm - 4:30 pm

Health and Welfare applications available for Food Stamps, Cash Assistance, and Medicaid.

Also will email or scan documents for customers.

Facebook group page - WICAP of Valley County

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Organization Name: Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
4144 W Industrial Loop
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Phone: 208-664-8757
Toll Free Phone: 800-326-4843
Fax: 208-664-8586
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided: Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources and family development programs. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/31/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
1120 Ironwood Drive
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-769-1409
Fax: 208-769-1430
Eligibility: Developmentally disabled or delayed.
Services Provided: Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy, such

as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and

disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/31/2019
Organization Name: Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
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Address:
229 E Locust Ave
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-769-7077
Eligibility: Presence of visual disability that is an impediment to daily functioning.
Services Provided: Rehabilitation Services:
* Medical assistance when appropriate
* Vocational guidance and counseling
* Vocational and academic training, including books, tuition, equipment, and supplies
* Home instruction in alternate techniques
* Assistance in setting up a small business
* Job placement and follow-up to assure productive employment
* Independent living services.
Orientation and adjustment services:
* Adjustment to blindness
* Travel instruction
* Braille and keyboard
* Techniques of daily living
* Homemaking skills
* Industrial arts, including wood shop
Additional Services:
* Employment Services
* Sight restoration
* Business enterprise program
* Services for seniors
* Radio reading services
* Taping services
* Talking book program
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/30/2019
2195 Ironwood Ct
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-769-1409
Address:
2195 Ironwood Ct
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-769-1409
Fax: 208-769-1430
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Support group for parents who have children who are mentally and/or physically disabled. This group offers a weekly "Coffee and Chat' support group and a monthly newsletter, and a lending library.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/31/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division of Medicaid
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Address:
1120 Ironwood Dr
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2659
Phone: 208-769-1567
Fax: 208-666-6856
Eligibility: Severity of need and availability of other resources.
Services Provided:

The RMS determines eligibility and authorizes services for certain Medicaid Services, including Personal Care Services (PCS), HCBS Waiver for the Aged and Disabled (a variety of services are available including attendant care, homemaker, chore, adult day care, home delivered meals, personal emergency response system, specialized equipment/supplies); Katie Beckett or Home Care for Certain Disabled Children; Nursing Facility Care; ICF/MR Care; Residential and Assisted Living Services and Certified Family Homes; Case Management; Private Duty Nursing. These services are available to Medicaid recipients who are determined to need these services. The RMS enrolls providers of these services, provides consultation, and conducts quality assurance and improvement surveys. The Healthy Connections program is also part of the RMS.

**Personal Care Services (PCS): If the medical condition requires 16 hours or less per week, the service is a regular Medicaid benefit under Personal Care Services. If the medical condition requires more than 16 hours, then the individual may be eligible for one of the Home and Community Based Waivers. Under the waiver program, the cost of care at home cannot exceed the cost for a nursing home or intermediate care facility. The Regional Medicaid Unit must authorize all services in advance.

**Home Care for Certain Disabled Children, also known as the "Katie Beckett" program, is a Medicaid program for children under 18 years of age who are not eligible for Medicaid through any other Medicaid programs. Children must have income of less than $1,520 (1999 limit) and assets of $2,000 or less. Parents' income and assets are not counted towards these limits.

** Adult Developmental Disability (DD) Care Management oversees services for persons 18 years of age and older and persons on the ISSH waiver (15-18) . Services that are covered under DD Care Management are Developmental Disabilities Agency services DD/ISSH waiver services and service coordination. These services are being overseen by the DD Care Managers in each region. These positions are located in the Regional Medicaid Services unit.

Regional Medicaid Services is administered by the Division of Medicaid Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
3327 W Industrial Loop
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Phone: 208-765-5105
Organization Name: TESH, Inc.
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Address:
3327 W Industrial Loop
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Phone: 208-765-5105
Fax: 208-765-3817
Services Provided: A private not-for-profit whose core purpose is to provide choices and opportunities to people of all ages seeking greater opportunities, self-sufficiency, and participation in their community. Vocational Evaluation - Specializing in providing services for individuals with physical, mental, and/or emotional disabilities - chronically unemployed, displaced homemakers, underemployed, as well as the elderly-Providing services in Bonner - Kootenai - Shopping for groceries is available for people at no cost - once a week shopping -
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/31/2019

Council, ID

Organization Name: Western Idaho Community Action Partnership (WICAP)
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Address:
110 Moser Ave
Council, ID 83612
Phone: 208-253-4300
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs, and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Dalton Gardens, ID

Organization Name: Disability Action Center Northwest, Inc.
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Address:
7560 N Government Way
Suite 1
Dalton Gardens, ID 83815
Phone: 208-664-9896
Fax: 208-666-1362
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

The Disability Action Center provides advocacy, information and referral, peer support and independent living skills training to people with disabilities and the community. Personal assistant services in the home are also available.

Information available on:
ADA, fair housing, access issues/discrimination, Independent living issues, transportation, personal assistants, sign language interpreters, community services, coping strategies, Social Security, vocational rehabilitation, Medicare and Medicaid, and assistive technology for people with hearing impairment.

Personal Assistance services in the Home are available.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/28/2020

Emmett, ID

Organization Name: Community Partnerships of Idaho, INC
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Address:
608 S Washington Ave
Emmett, ID 83617
Phone: 208-365-5781
Fax: 208-398-7651
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

A private agency working for individuals with disabilities in partnership with their families, neighborhoods and communities for the purpose of promoting independence and community participation.

Mental Health/ Community Support Program for Children and Adolescents and Adults:
- Assistance in gaining and using skills needed for school or employment. This may include grooming, communication, anxiety reduction, appropriate school related behaviors, in school supportive contracts.
- Problem solving and support related to daily living, such as personal hygiene, grooming, money and time management and use of transportation.
- Medication prescription, monitoring and education about the role and effects of medication in symptom treatment.
- Community crisis support is designed to provide assistance in crisis situations to ensure health/safety or to try to prevent hospitalization.
- Additional services for outreach groups, counseling, assistance with pre-assesment

Developmental therapy Occupational therapy, Psychosocial rehabilitation, Employment services and residential habilitation.

Service Coordination for all ages 3 to 21. We attend meetings and appointments with families and creative problem solving.

Employment services: Finding and maintaining employment for individuals with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, mental illness, physical disabilities.

Recreation: A camp for adults with disabilities.

Pre-Employment skills: Job explorations, preparing resumes, competent completion of job applications, interview skills.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/19/2020
Organization Name: Western Idaho Community Action Partnership (WICAP)
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Address:
213 E Main St
Emmett, ID 83617
Phone: 208-365-3116
Fax: 208-365-3201
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs, and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Fruitland, ID

929 NW 16th St
Fruitland, ID 83619
Phone: 208-642-1838
Address:
929 NW 16th St
Fruitland, ID 83619
Phone: 208-642-1838
Eligibility: Adams County, Gem County, Payette County, Washington County, and Malheur County, OR
Services Provided: Provides home health care, personal care, hospice care, and pediatric care, including case management and nursing support, for medically and technology dependent children.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 5/14/2019
Organization Name: Community Partnerships of Idaho, INC
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Address:
1401 N Whitley Dr
Suite 14
Fruitland, ID 83619
Phone: 208-642-2283
Fax: 208-642-8991
Eligibility: Contact for eligibility.
Services Provided: A private agency working for individuals with disabilities in partnership with their families, neighborhoods and communities for the purpose of promoting independence and community participation.

Mental Health/ Communicty Support Program for Children and Adolescents and Adults:
- Assistance in gaining and using skills needed for school or employment. This may include grooming, communication, anxiety reduction, appropriate school related behaviors, in school supportive contracts.
- Problem solving and support related to daily living, such as personal hygiene, grooming, money and time management and use of transportation.
- Medication prescription, monitoring and education about the role and effects of medication in symptom treatment.
- Community crisis support is designed to provide assistance in crisis situations to ensure health/safety or to try to prevent hospitalization.
- Additional services for outreach groups, counseling, assistance with pre-assesment

Counseling, Occupational therapy, speech therapy and residential habilitation.

Service Coordination for all ages infant to adult. We attend meetings and appointments with families, provide 24-hour crisis assistance and creative problem solving.

Employment services: Finding and mainting employment for individuals with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, mental illness, physical disabilities.

Recreation: Teen club, family weekend retreats, excursions, mini camps for children and teens.

Pre-Employment skills: Job explorations, preparing resumes, competent completion of job applications, interview skills.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 5/1/2019

Grangeville, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
216 South C St
Grangeville, ID 83530
Phone: 208-983-2522
Fax: 208-983-2440
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the
needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments, service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy, such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.


The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Opportunites Unlimited - Grangeville
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Address:
405 E Main St
Grangeville, ID 83530
Phone: 208-983-0309
Fax: 208-983-3083
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

OPPORTUNITIES UNLIMITED, INC. operates as a private, nonprofit organization for the purpose of providing evaluation, training, education and support services to individuals with emotional, physical and developmental disabilities, including people with severe disabilities. These services are provided to increase their level of independent functioning and vocational skills in order to decrease their reliance upon public and private support.


THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES offered by Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. are conducted in such a manner that no person will be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination or segregation under such programs and services on the grounds of race, creed, color, age, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/28/2020

Hailey, ID

Organization Name: University of Idaho Extension
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Address:
302 First Ave S
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-5585
Fax: 208-788-5587
Email: blained@uidaho.edu
Eligibility: Contact for specific eligibility.
Services Provided: University of Idaho Extension brings the knowledge and research of the University of Idaho to Idaho residents where they live at a time that’s convenient for them. Some of the programs and services offered for Blaine County are:

4-H Youth Development
Agriculture & Horticulture
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/16/2020

Homedale, ID

Organization Name: El-Ada Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
15 W Colorado St
Homedale, ID 83628-1198
Phone: 208-337-4812
Fax: 208-337-6170
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary, call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources and family development programs.

HOUSEHOLD INCOME LIMITS:
CSBG: 125% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
USDA and Telephone Assistance: 133% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance): 150% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
Weatherization Program: Request income limits when calling
VASSVF: Eligible Veteran and 50% of Area Median Income

Food Pantry (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Households may utilize the food pantry once every 60 days. Food boxes typically provide 2-4 days worth of food. Garden seeds may also be available in the springtime (Limited availability). The food pantry is available at all locations between 8:30 A.M and 4:30 P.M.

USDA Commodities Distribution (Eligibility up to 133% of Federal Poverty Level):
Commodities are available once per month at multiple distribution sites in the Treasure Valley. For specific dates and times please call 377-0700. Available at all El-Ada locations
" In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 ( TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

Information, Referral and Service Coordination:
Phone or walk-in information available about low-income services in the Treasure Valley. Written referrals, vouchers and arranged appointments for basic and emergency needs. Assistance completing applications for services. Available at all El-Ada locations.

Emergency Water Utility Assistance (Eligibility up to 150% of Federal Poverty Level):
Assistance available once per year for United Water or Meridian Water customers who are facing shut-off. Call 345-2820 for more information.

Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) (Eligibility up to 50% of HUD Area Median Income)
Case Management and supportive services to help Veterans facing loss of housing or experiencing homelessness obtain or maintain permanent housing and achieve household stability goals.
Walk-in to apply, or call for an appointment: 345-2820. For further information about the SSVF Program, please visit http://www1.va.gov/homeless/ssvf.asp

GED Assistance (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Payment for GED preparation and testing through the College of Western Idaho. Please follow the link for further information http://www.cwidaho.cc/adult-basic-education/ . Available at the Boise Resource Center, Mountain Home, and Homedale offices.

Educational Resource Assistance (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Co-Payment assistance up to $65.00 for middle and high school student program, class fee, and supplies. Vouchers also available to adults for parenting classes and employment related certifications. Available at the Boise Community Resource Center, Mountain Home, and Homedale locations during July and August each year.

Energy Assistance Program (Eligibility up to 150% of Federal Poverty Level):
Assistance for low income households with winter heating costs and energy efficiency. Available during November through April by appointment only. To schedule an appointment please call (208) 322-1242.

Telephone Assistance (Eligibility up to 133% of Federal Poverty Level):
Application processing for reduced basic telephone services and rates. Eligibility is limited to 133% of poverty guidelines. Available at the Garden City office.

Weatherization Assistance Program (Request current income guidelines when calling):
The Weatherization Assistance Program assists income-eligible families and individuals by reducing their heating/cooling costs and improving the safety of their homes by providing energy efficiency measures. Please call (208) 377-0700.
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HIV Testing, Counseling and Education (Eligibility based on risk factors, not income):
Free OraQuick Advance rapid testing and results for HIV with counseling on site at various outreach van locations. Individual HIV prevention and risk reduction education. (208) 345-8994.

Outreach Van:
Outreach to persons experiencing homelessness. Screening for HUD, VA and other community housing programs.
Seasonal clothing and supplies distribution (as available).
Mobile HIV prevention and testing services. If you have specific questions please call (208) 345-8994.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Idaho Falls, ID

Address:
Idaho Falls, ID 83403-2313
Phone: 208-403-6865
Eligibility: Services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or sex.
Services Provided: CDF is a non-profit organization that provides funds to assist families to care for children with developmental disabilities in their home.
It may be used to purchase:
Respite care
Specialized evaluations
Adaptive equipment/bicycles
Therapy
Specialized clothing
Housing modifications
Computers/Software
Service Animals

The Foundation serves children from birth to age 21 within Region 7. Parent organization of Bikes for Kids Idaho and Field of Angels.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
150 Shoup Ave
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-528-4040
Fax: 208-528-4076
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the
needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include
evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,
service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy,
such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and
disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability
services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program (early intervention program) helps children from
birth to age three that have a developmental delay. The Idaho Infant Toddler
Program provides a variety of therapeutic, educational and supportive services to
help both the child and his or her family. All services are free to families. Program
assists with the transition of service to the school district when child reaches the
age of 3.

Additional Infant Toddler Contacts: 208-227-1277 - Carol Torrez
208-227-1293- Mary Leavitt

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to
individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered
guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to
the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service
coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of
Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
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Address:
1920 E 17th St
Suite 115
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Phone: 208-525-7028
Fax: 208-525-7012
Eligibility: Presence of visual disability that is an impediment to daily functioning.
Services Provided: Has three rehabilitation programs: Vocational Rehabilitation, Independent Living and Sight Restoration. The Vocational Rehabilitation Program provides training necessary to obtain a job or to retain a current job. Independent Living serves those who have no vocation objective, but who have experienced an impediment to their independence in their home, family, or community. Rehabilitation teachers instruct the person on independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning, self-care and communications. The Sight Restoration Program meets a variety of medical needs, especially that of prevention of blindness and sight restoration. It serves those individuals who cannot afford medical care in order to prevent blindness. Other assistance is provided with adaptive technology, low vision aids and appliances. If a person has Medicaid or Medicare, that is used to pay for any surgery needed, or if they can afford some of the cost, a cost sharing plan is worked out.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Organization Name: Living Independently for Everyone (LIFE): Center for Independent Living
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Address:
250 S Skyline
Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4508
Phone: 208-529-8610
Fax: 208-529-6804
Eligibility: Any person with a disability, HCBS Waiver, fiscal Intermediary. LIFE serves Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine, Bonneville, Butte, Caribou, Cassia, Clark, Franklin, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, Minidoka, Onieda, Power, and Teton Counties.
Services Provided: LIFE promotes and practices the independent living philosophy:
*Consumer control of the center regarding decision making, service delivery, management, and policy making.
*Self-help and self-advocacy.
*Development of peer relationship and peer role models.
*Equal access of individuals with disabilities to society and to all services, programs, activities, resources, and facilities.
*1 month free loans- devices that amplify sound and improve understanding of speech for: telephone, personal conversations, television, and speakers at meetings. After 1 month clients may apply for a grant.

Personal Assistance for people with Disabilities.

LIFE, INC., serves 19 southeastern counties with a variety of resources aimed at assisting people who have disabilities to maintain or increase their independence within their homes, family, and communities.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/24/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division of Medicaid
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Address:
150 Shoup Ave
Suite 20
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: 208-528-5750
Fax: 208-528-5756
Eligibility: Severity of need and availability of other resources
Services Provided:

The RMS determines eligibility and authorizes services for certain Medicaid Services, including Personal Care Services (PCS), HCBS Waiver for the Aged and Disabled (a variety of services are available including attendant care, homemaker, chore, adult day care, home delivered meals, personal emergency response system, specialized equipment/supplies); Katie Beckett or Home Care for Certain Disabled Children; Nursing Facility Care; ICF/MR Care; Residential and Assisted Living Services and Certified Family Homes; Case Management; Private Duty Nursing. Adult Developmental Disabilities are available to Medicaid recipients who are determined to need these services. The RMS enrolls providers of these services, provides consultation, and conducts quality assurance and improvement surveys. The Healthy Connections program is also part of the RMS.

**Personal Care Services (PCS): If the medical condition requires 16 hours or less per week, the service is a regular Medicaid benefit under Personal Care Services. If the medical condition requires more than 16 hours, then the individual may be eligible for one of the Home and Community Based Waivers. Under the waiver program, the cost of care at home cannot exceed the cost for a nursing home or intermediate care facility. The Regional Medicaid Unit must authorize all services in advance.

**Home Care for Certain Disabled Children, also known as the "Katie Beckett" program, is a Medicaid program for children under 18 years of age who are not eligible for Medicaid through any other Medicaid programs. Children must have income of less than $1,520 (1999 limit) and assets of $2,000 or less. Parents' income and assets are not counted towards these limits.

** Adult Developmental Disability (DD) Care Management oversees services for persons 18 years of age and older and persons on the ISSH waiver (15-18) . Services that are covered under DD Care Management are Developmental Disabilities Agency services DD/ISSH waiver services and service coordination. These services are being overseen by the DD Care Managers in each region. These positions are located in the Regional Medicaid Services unit.

Regional Medicaid Services is administered by the Division of Medicaid Services.

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

Kamiah, ID

Organization Name: Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
615 4th St
Kamiah, ID 83536
Phone: 208-935-2412
Fax: 208-935-1750
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources and family development programs. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/28/2020

Ketchum, ID

160 W 7th St
Unit 2-C
Ketchum, ID 83340
Phone: 208-726-9298
Address:
160 W 7th St
Unit 2-C
Ketchum, ID 83340
Phone: 208-726-9298
Fax: 208-726-0957
Eligibility: Must be disabled; physical, developmental, behavior or learning.
Services Provided:

The mission of Sun Valley Adaptive Sports is to enrich the lives of people with disabilities through sports and recreation. Sun Valley Adaptive Sports provides programs and services that help people develop the self-confidence and physical skills they need to enjoy the freedom and thrills of participating in all sorts of sports and recreational activities. These programs and services also help people develop the social and life skills they need to interact or reorient themselves with peers, family, and their community. For specific information visit the website at: www.svasp.org

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Lewiston, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
2604 16th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-799-3460
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy,

such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and

disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.


The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
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Address:
1118 'F' St
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-799-5009
Fax: 208-799-5125
Eligibility: Presence of visual disability that is an impediment to daily functioning.
Services Provided: Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Lewiston provides
vocational skills and training so clients may return to work in a vocation that would best fit them. Also, restoration services to prevent blindness, such as eye surgery, removal of cataracts and slowing the progression of diabetic retinopathy and other eye diseases. They provide rehabilitation for clients to improve independent living skills and to remain independent in their own home. They assist people signing up for talking books at the state library, do low vision evaluations and provide help in selecting and purchasing magnifiers and low vision equipment. They assist persons with diabetes financially who need specialized equipment or by helping locate equipment such as talking calculators and long oven mits. They can teach them cane travel and Braille. Provides low vision evaluations, and magnifiers. Home modification Operate ICBVI store where clients and public can purchase adaptive aids such as talking clocks, games, wrist watches, contrast sheets, large print timers, oven mitts, cards, or will search out products an individual is looking for, etc.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Address:
325 Snake River Ave.
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-743-1563
Fax: 208-798-0340
Eligibility: Must have a physical, developmental or emotional disability.
Services Provided: OPPORTUNITIES UNLIMITED, INC. operates as a private, nonprofit organization for the purpose of providing evaluation, training, employment, education, placement and support services to individuals with emotional, physical and developmental disabilities, including people with severe disabilities and people who are disadvantaged. These services are provided to increase their level of independent functioning, vocational skills and earned income in order to decrease their reliance upon public and private support.


THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES offered by Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. are conducted in such a manner that no person will be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination or segregation under such programs and services on the grounds of race, creed, color, age, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division of Medicaid
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1118 'F' St
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-799-4430
Eligibility: Severity of need and availability of other resources
Services Provided:

The RMS determines eligibility and authorizes services for certain Medicaid Services, including Personal Care Services (PCS), HCBS Waiver for the Aged and Disabled (a variety of services are available including attendant care, homemaker, chore, adult day care, home delivered meals, personal emergency response system, specialized equipment/supplies); Katie Beckett or Home Care for Certain Disabled Children; Nursing Facility Care; ICF/MR Care; Residential and Assisted Living Services and Certified Family Homes; Case Management; Private Duty Nursing. These services are available to Medicaid recipients who are determined to need these services. The RMS enrolls providers of these services, provides consultation, and conducts quality assurance and improvement surveys. The Healthy Connections program is also part of the RMS.

**Personal Care Services (PCS): If the medical condition requires 16 hours or less per week, the service is a regular Medicaid benefit under Personal Care Services. If the medical condition requires more than 16 hours, then the individual may be eligible for one of the Home and Community Based Waivers. Under the waiver program, the cost of care at home cannot exceed the cost for a nursing home or intermediate care facility. The Regional Medicaid Unit must authorize all services in advance.

**Home Care for Certain Disabled Children, also known as the "Katie Beckett" program, is a Medicaid program for children under 18 years of age who are not eligible for Medicaid through any other Medicaid programs. Children must have income of less than $1,520 (1999 limit) and assets of $2,000 or less. Parents' income and assets are not counted towards these limits.

** Adult Developmental Disability (DD) services for persons with a qualifying developmental disability18 years of age and older and persons on the ISSH waiver (15-18) . Services that are authorized by RMS for Developmental Disabilities Agency services DD/ISSH waiver services and service coordination.

Regional Medicaid Services is administered by the Division of Medicaid Services.

*My Voice My Choice is the name of Idaho's self-directed option for Medicaid services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
1630 23rd Avenue
Suite 501
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-798-8771
Organization Name: SL Start
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Address:
1630 23rd Avenue
Suite 501
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-798-8771
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: SL Start WorkFirst offers programs to help train individuals and aid them in acquiring employment.

The services offered are job placement assessment, job readiness classes, case management, transitional services and supportive services.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Mccall, ID

Address:
Mccall, ID 83638
Phone: 208-315-4275
Eligibility: Open to anyone with a disability.
Services Provided: Adaptive Wilderness Sports of McCall (AWeSOMe!) provides outdoor recreation for people with disabilities.
AWeSOMe, founded in the winter of 2001-2002, provides ski lessons as well as many other outdoor activities. Our goal is to provide participants the opportunity to learn new skills, challenge themselves, and work together to enhance the health and self-confidence necessary to expand human potential.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/19/2019

Montpelier, ID

Organization Name: Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency Inc.
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Address:
680 4th N
Suite 3
Montpelier, ID 83254
Phone: 208-847-1462
Fax: 208-847-0586
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs, and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

RSVP program also out of this office.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Moscow, ID

Address:
121 W Sweet Ave
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: 208-885-6000
Fax: 208-885-6188
Eligibility: There are no eligibility requirements.
Services Provided:

The CDHD currently operates a variety of independent grant programs and carries out training, services, technical assistance, research and dissemination activities across the state and nation. To meet its goals the CDHD engages in exemplary activities across five areas:

  • Interdisciplinary training and preparation of students and fellows for employment in leadership and direct service positions.
  • Direct Services and demonstration projects which include family and individual support, personal assistance services and infant monitoring.
  • Community training and technical assistance, which is incorporated into all CDHD
    projects and focused on activities with individuals with development disabilities,
    families, professionals, paraprofessionals, policy makers, students and volunteers.
  • Research and validation of new ideas and promising practices and contributions
    to the development of new knowledge in the field of developmental disabilities.
  • Dissemination of information and research findings to individuals with development disabilities, families, professionals, paraprofessionals, policy makers, students and volunteers.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/19/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
1350 Troy Highway
Suite 2
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: 208-883-4529
Fax: 208-882-8575
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include , referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.


The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Address:
505 N Main St
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: 208-883-0523
Fax: 208-883-0524
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

The Disability Action Center provides advocacy, information and referral, peer support and independent living skills training to people with disabilities and the community.

Information available on:
ADA, fair housing, access issues/discrimination, Independent living issues, transportation, personal assistants, sign language interpreters, community services, coping strategies, Social Security, vocational rehab, Medicare and Medicaid, and assistive technology for people with hearing impairments.

*1 month free loans- devices that amplify sound and improve understanding of speech for: telephone, personal conversations, television, and speakers at meetings. After 1 month clients may apply for a grant.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/28/2020
Organization Name: University of Idaho
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Address:
1187 Alturas Drive
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: 800-432-8324
Toll Free Phone: 800-432-8324
Fax: 208-885-6102
Eligibility: Idahoans with disabilities, their families and service providers.
Services Provided: The Idaho Assistive Technology Project (IATP) assists people with disabilities in obtaining the assistive technology they need to live more independent and productive lives. The IATP offers assessment services, information and referral, training, a low interest loan program, and recycling of used equipment.

The IATP maintains a statewide information and referral program that identifies agencies, support services, funding options, and other resources related to assistive technology. These resources are available to help persons with disabilities, their families, and service providers in the selection, acquisition, or use of assistive technology devices. Catalogs, informational fact sheets, and videos describing assistive technology devices and services are available at no charge.

Assistive Device Demonstration and Lending: Assistive technology demonstration and lending Centers are located across the state of Idaho. Each Center includes computer access demonstration stations for children and adults.

Assistive Technology Finance Program: The Idaho Assistive Technology Project facilitates a low interest loan program designed to help Idahoans finance assistive technology purchases. Any person with a disability, residing in Idaho, or any person acting on their behalf, may apply for a loan. This program is made possible through the combined efforts of KeyBank-N.A., Zions Bank, the Idaho Community Foundation, and the IATP.
Application
Loan Calculator
Other Financing

Computer Distribution Program: The IATP continues it's collaboration with Computers for Kids, Inc. and the SDE: Division of Special Education to be able to offer computers to Idaho students with disabilities, grades K thru 12 who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

Equipment Exchange Program: The IATP operates a statewide used equipment exchange program through which devices can be found for receiving, repairing, and distributing quality used equipment to older persons and Idahoans with disabilities of all ages. This collaboration is known as the Idaho Assistive Technology Reutilization Project (IATRP). The IATRP offers a place to search for devices all in one place.

Information, Assistance, and Resources: The IATP maintains a statewide information and assistance program related to assistive technology. Handbooks, catalogs, informational fact sheets, and videos describing assistive technology devices and services are available at no charge to Idahoans.
Assistive Technology and Disability Resources
Equipment Exchange Program
Funding Options
Idaho AT Project Publications
Information and Communication Technology

Tools for Life Fair: Tools for Life Fairs are for students with disabilities and anyone who offers support as they transition from high school to college or work. The event includes presentations about secondary transition and assistive technology. Idaho Educators, Post Secondary Educators, therapists, counselors, service providers, job developers, and other rehabilitation specialists, and especially secondary students with disabilities and their families are encouraged to attend.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/17/2020
Address:
119 E. 4th St
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: 208-883-5587
Fax: 208-882-8441
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: OPPORTUNITIES UNLIMITED, INC. operates as a private, nonprofit organization for the purpose of providing evaluation, training, employment, education, placement and support services to individuals with mental health, physical and developmental disabilities, including people with severe disabilities and people who are disadvantaged. These services are provided to increase their level of independent functioning, vocational skills and earned income in order to decrease their reliance upon public and private support.


THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES offered by Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. are Medicaid funded and conducted in such a manner that no person will be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination or segregation under such programs and services on the grounds of race, creed, color, age, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019

Mountain Home, ID

Organization Name: Community Partnerships of Idaho, INC
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Address:
2155 W 6th S
Mountain Home, ID 83647
Phone: 208-587-7626
Fax: 208-587-0035
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

A private agency working for individuals with disabilities in partnership with their families, neighborhoods and communities for the purpose of promoting independence and community participation.

Mental Health/ Community Support Program for Children and Adolescents and Adults:
- Assistance in gaining and using skills needed for school or employment. This may include grooming, communication, anxiety reduction, appropriate school related behaviors, in school supportive contracts.
- Problem solving and support related to daily living, such as personal hygiene, grooming, money and time management and use of transportation.
- Medication prescription, monitoring and education about the role and effects of medication in symptom treatment.
- Community crisis support is designed to provide assistance in crisis situations to ensure health/safety or to try to prevent hospitalization.
- Additional services for outreach groups, counseling, assistance with pre-assesment

Employment services: Finding and maintaining employment for individuals with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, mental illness, physical disabilities.

Pre-Employment skills: Job explorations, preparing resumes, competent completion of job applications, interview skills.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/19/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
2420 American Legion Blvd
Mountain Home, ID 83647
Phone: 208-334-0900
Fax: 208-587-5024
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy,

such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and

disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: El-Ada Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
585 N 3rd East St
Mountain Home, ID 83647
Phone: 208-587-8407
Fax: 208-587-8408
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs and weatherization programs.

HOUSEHOLD INCOME LIMITS: - Call for information
CSBG: 125% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
USDA and Telephone Assistance: 133% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance): 150% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
Weatherization Program: Request income limits when calling
VASSVF: Eligible Veteran and 50% of Area Median Income

Food Pantry (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Households may utilize the food pantry once every 60 days. Food boxes typically provide 2-4 days worth of food. Garden seeds may also be available in the springtime (Limited availability). The food pantry is available at all locations between 8:30 A.M and 4:30 P.M.

USDA Commodities Distribution (Eligibility up to 133% of Federal Poverty Level):
Commodities are available once per month at multiple distribution sites in the Treasure Valley. For specific dates and times please call 377-0700. Available at all El-Ada locations
" In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 ( TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

Information, Referral and Service Coordination:
Phone or walk-in information available about low-income services in the Treasure Valley. Written referrals, vouchers and arranged appointments for basic and emergency needs. Assistance completing applications for services. Available at all El-Ada locations.

Emergency Water Utility Assistance (Eligibility up to 150% of Federal Poverty Level):
Assistance available once per year for United Water or Meridian Water customers who are facing shut-off. Call 345-2820 for more information.

Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) (Eligibility up to 50% of HUD Area Median Income)
Case Management and supportive services to help Veterans facing loss of housing or experiencing homelessness obtain or maintain permanent housing and achieve household stability goals.
Walk-in to apply, or call for an appointment: 345-2820. For further information about the SSVF Program, please visit http://www1.va.gov/homeless/ssvf.asp

GED Assistance (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Payment for GED preparation and testing through the College of Western Idaho. Please follow the link for further information http://www.cwidaho.cc/adult-basic-education/ . Available at the Boise Resource Center, Mountain Home, and Homedale offices.

Educational Resource Assistance (Eligibility up to 125% of Federal Poverty Level):
Co-Payment assistance up to $65.00 for middle and high school student program, class fee, and supplies. Vouchers also available to adults for parenting classes and employment related certifications. Available at the Boise Community Resource Center, Mountain Home, and Homedale locations during July and August each year.

Energy Assistance Program (Eligibility up to 150% of Federal Poverty Level):
Assistance for low income households with winter heating costs and energy efficiency. Available during November through April by appointment only. To schedule an appointment please call (208) 322-1242.

Telephone Assistance (Eligibility up to 133% of Federal Poverty Level):
Application processing for reduced basic telephone services and rates. Eligibility is limited to 133% of poverty guidelines. Available at the Garden City office.

Weatherization Assistance Program (Request current income guidelines when calling):
The Weatherization Assistance Program assists income-eligible families and individuals by reducing their heating/cooling costs and improving the safety of their homes by providing energy efficiency measures. Please call (208) 377-0700.
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HIV Testing, Counseling and Education (Eligibility based on risk factors, not income):
Free OraQuick Advance rapid testing and results for HIV with counseling on site at various outreach van locations. Individual HIV prevention and risk reduction education. (208) 345-8994.

Outreach Van:
Outreach to persons experiencing homelessness. Screening for HUD, VA and other community housing programs.

Mobile HIV prevention and testing services. If you have specific questions please call (208) 345-8994.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Nampa, ID

Organization Name: Idaho Advocates for Inclusion
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Address:
958 Corporate Lane
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: 208-467-7524
Fax: 208-467-7526
Eligibility: Children and Adults with a developmental disability or mental health diagnosis.
Services Provided:

We provide therapy, advocacy, and case management to children and adults with a developmental disability or a mental health diagnosis. We provide a full range of developmental services such as Habilitative Supports (HS), Habilitative Intervention (HI), Respite, Family Training and more. We also offer an inclusive play group for children ages 0-5.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020
Organization Name: Teen Challenge Pacific Northwest
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Address:
1723 South Horton
Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: 208-546-0832
Fax: 208-375-0587
Email: info@boisegirlsacademy.org
Eligibility: School 13-18 year olds.
Services Provided:

Boise Girls Academy helps up to 20 teen girls, ages 13-17, who come with a variety of at-risk behaviors. Our desire is to help teen girls learn how to make better choices and also value themselves, their families, and others.

We are a therapeutic boarding school and licensed by the State of Idaho. Additionally, we are affliated with Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge centers. We are also accredited by Teen Challenge USA. Think of us as an "early intervention" - we want to help girls NOW before they become adults who have regret over bad decisions they made for years and years.

Our school is 15 months in length. Enrollment can take place at any time of the year.

We offer an on-line and interactive curriculum through Alpha Omega Academy. Alpha Omega Academy is accredited through AdvancED. Each girl has a specialized lcurriculum which includes both electives and core classes. We have certified teachers in the classroom to answer questions and make sure students are progressing in their work. It is a priority that our students are able to continue with their education.

We also offer counseling through our licensed on-staff counselor, a therapeutic curriculum, and group sessions. Parents are involved through regular phone calls, letter writing, and Parent Weekends (1 weekend - every other month). We have scheduled physical activity through membership to a local gym, free time, and special events monthly/quarterly/yearly. We also attend church off-campus twice weekly and have chapel services here on our campus.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/13/2020
Organization Name: Community Partnerships of Idaho, INC
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
2585 Nampa Caldwell Blvd. Ste. 101
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: 208-468-1077
Fax: 208-468-1071
Email: katie.kimball@mycpid.com
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: A private agency working for individuals with disabilities in partnership with their families, neighborhoods and communities for the purpose of promoting independence and community participation.

Mental Health/Developmental Services - Community Support Program for Children and Adolescents and Adults:
- Assistance in gaining and using skills needed for school or employment. This may include grooming, communication, anxiety reduction, appropriate school related behaviors, in school supportive contracts.
- Problem solving and support related to daily living, such as personal hygiene, grooming, money and time management and use of transportation.
- Medication prescription, monitoring and education about the role and effects of medication in symptom treatment.
- Community crisis support is designed to provide assistance in crisis situations to ensure health/safety or to try to prevent hospitalization.
- Additional services for outreach groups, counseling, assistance with pre-assesment

Counseling, Occupational therapy, speech therapy and residential habilitation.

Service Coordination for all ages infant to adult. We attend meetings and appointments with families, provide 24-hour crisis assistance and creative problem solving.

Employment services: Finding and maintaining employment for individuals with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, mental illness, physical disabilities.

Recreation: Teen club, family weekend retreats, excursions, mini camps for children and teens.

Pre-Employment skills: Job explorations, preparing resumes, competent completion of job applications, interview skills.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
823 Park Center Way
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: 208-465-8460
Fax: 208-463-0972
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Wynette Howard - Early Intervention Specialist
Mike Breuer - Regional Program Specialist

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy,

such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and

disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.


The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
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.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 6/10/2020

Orofino, ID

Organization Name: Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
320 Michigan Ave.
Room 303
Orofino, ID 83544
Phone: 208-476-4949
Fax: 208-476-4669
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources and family development programs. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/28/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
Orofino, ID 83544
Phone: 208-476-8152
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Vacant - Early Intervention Specialist.

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy,

such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and

disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

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

Payette, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
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Address:
515 N 16th St
Payette, ID 83661
Phone: 208-465-8460
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy,

such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and

disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.


The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Western Idaho Community Action Partnership (WICAP)
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Address:
1531 S Main St
Payette, ID 83661
Phone: 208-642-4436
Fax: 208-642-4437
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs, disaster services and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Pocatello, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
421 Memorial Dr
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-234-7900
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, family supports and disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program (early intervention program) helps children from

birth to age three that have a developmental delay. The Idaho Infant Toddler

Program provides a variety of therapeutic, educational and supportive services to

help both the child and his or her family. All services are free to families. Program

assists with the transition of service to the school district when child reaches the

age of 3.

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
427 N Main St
Suite K
Pocatello, ID 83204
Phone: 208-236-6392
Eligibility: Presence of visual disability that is an impediment to employment and or daily functioning.
Services Provided: Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Pocatello has three rehabilitation programs: Vocational Rehabilitation, Independent Living, and State Only. The Vocational Rehabilitation Program provides training necessary to obtain a job or maintain a current job. Financial assistance and counseling is provided. Independent Living serves those who have no vocational objective, but who have experienced an impediment to their independence in their home, family, or community. Finally, the State Only program provides financial assistance for prevention of blindness and sight restoration.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
735 N Main
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-478-1333
Address:
735 N Main
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-478-1333
Fax: 208-478-1555
Eligibility: Homeless young people age 18-21.
Services Provided: An apartment based transitional living program teaching independent living and job seeking skills to homeless young people ages 18-21. This program is administered by the Bannock Youth Foundation, a private, non-profit organization that has been providing a variety of intervention, treatment, and support services to youth and families in Bannock County since 1978.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 11/2/2018
Organization Name: Living Independently for Everyone (LIFE): Center for Independent Living
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Address:
640 Pershing Ave, Suite A
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-232-2747
Eligibility: Any person with a disability, HCBS Waiver, fiscal Intermediary. LIFE serves Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine, Bonneville, Butte, Caribou, Cassia, Clark, Franklin, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, Minidoka, Onieda, Power, and Teton Counties.
Services Provided: LIFE promotes and practices the independent living philosophy:
*Consumer control of the center regarding decision making, service delivery, management, and policy making.
*Self-help and self-advocacy.
*Development of peer relationship and peer role models.
*Equal access of individuals with disabilities to society and to all services, programs, activities, resources, and facilities.
*Attendant Care in your home
*Payee Services - call for details

LIFE, INC., serves 19 southeastern counties with a variety of resources aimed at assisting people who have disabilities to maintain or increase their independence within their homes, family, and communities.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/24/2020
1246 Yellowstone Ave, Suite A-3
Pocatello, ID 83201-4374
Phone: 208-232-0922
Organization Name: DisAbility Rights Idaho
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Address:
1246 Yellowstone Ave, Suite A-3
Pocatello, ID 83201-4374
Phone: 208-232-0922
Toll Free Phone: 866-309-1589
Fax: 208-232-0938
Eligibility: People with disabilities
Services Provided: DisAbility Rights Idaho provides advocacy (information & referral; negotiation & mediation; short-term & technical assistance; legal advise/representation (for people with disabilities who have been abused/neglected; denied services or benefits; experienced rights violations or discrimination; had voting accessibility problems; need assistive technology/services; help receiving services from rehabilitation programs; or SSI/SSDI beneficiaries with return to work issues.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 2/21/2020
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division of Medicaid
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1070 Hiline Rd
Suite 260
Pocatello, ID 83205
Phone: 208-239-6260
Fax: 208-239-6269
Eligibility: Severity of need and availability of other resources
Services Provided:

The RMS determines eligibility and authorizes services for certain Medicaid Services, including Personal Care Services (PCS), HCBS Waiver for the Aged and Disabled (a variety of services are available including attendant care, homemaker, chore, adult day care, home delivered meals, personal emergency response system, specialized equipment/supplies); Katie Beckett or Home Care for Certain Disabled Children; Nursing Facility Care; ICF/MR Care; Residential and Assisted Living Services and Certified Family Homes; Case Management; Private Duty Nursing. These services are available to Medicaid recipients who are determined to need these services. The RMS enrolls providers of these services, provides consultation, and conducts quality assurance and improvement surveys. The Healthy Connections program is also part of the RMS.

**Personal Care Services (PCS): If the medical condition requires 16 hours or less per week, the service is a regular Medicaid benefit under Personal Care Services. If the medical condition requires more than 16 hours, then the individual may be eligible for one of the Home and Community Based Waivers. Under the waiver program, the cost of care at home cannot exceed the cost for a nursing home or intermediate care facility. The Regional Medicaid Unit must authorize all services in advance.

**Home Care for Certain Disabled Children, also known as the "Katie Beckett" program, is a Medicaid program for children under 18 years of age who are not eligible for Medicaid through any other Medicaid programs. Children must have income of less than $1,520 (1999 limit) and assets of $2,000 or less. Parents' income and assets are not counted towards these limits.

** Adult Developmental Disability (DD) Care Management oversees services for persons 18 years of age and older and persons on the ISSH waiver (15-18) . Services that are covered under DD Care Management are Developmental Disabilities Agency services DD/ISSH waiver services and service coordination. These services are being overseen by the DD Care Managers in each region. These positions are located in the Regional Medicaid Services unit.

Regional Medicaid Services is administered by the Division of Medicaid Services.

*My Voice My Choice is the name of Idaho's self-directed option for Medicaid services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency Inc.
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Address:
641 N 8th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-232-1114
Fax: 208-233-8122
Eligibility: Call for specific information
Services Provided:

Provides rental assistance when funds are available.

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

SEICAA Housing is run out of this office. This program offers affordable housing, including housing for the elderly. All housing is rental. Housing is in Blackfoot and Pocatello. All housing is for low income tenants.

RSVP program also out of this office.
Meals on Wheels is for residents of Bannock County that are homebound.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can be used to save for a certain asset goal (restrictions apply). To get more information ask to speak to an account manager. For more information ask to speak with Patty Day.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Ponderay, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
207 Larkspur St
Ponderay, ID 83852
Phone: 208-265-4593
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities, developmental delays (0-3 years)
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy,

such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and

disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

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

Preston, ID

Organization Name: Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency Inc.
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
16 S 1st W
#B
Preston, ID 83263
Phone: 208-852-1515
Fax: 208-852-1490
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs, and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

RSVP program also out of this office.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

LIHEAP ~ Utility Assistance.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

Salmon, ID

Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
111 Lillian St
Suite 104
Salmon, ID 83467
Phone: 208-756-2016
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays. Birth to 3 years of age.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, diagnosis, referral, information, guardianships and commitments,

service coordination, respite care, and family supports. Also provides therapy,

such as: developmental, speech, psychological, physical and occupational, and

disseminates information regarding private providers of developmental disability

services.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.

The Family and Community Services Adult DD program provides services to

individuals who have developmental disabilities including court ordered

guardianship, commitment and competency evaluations, placement coordination to

the Idaho State School and Hospital, non-Medicaid crisis intervention and service

coordination, and community resource development.

The Regional Developmental Disabilities Program is administered by the Division of

Family and Community Services.

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

Sandpoint, ID

Organization Name: Community Action Partnerships
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1650 Baldy Mountain Rd
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208-255-2910
Fax: 208-255-1841
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources and family development programs. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/28/2020
1424 N Boyer Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208-263-7022
Address:
1424 N Boyer Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208-263-7022
Eligibility: Those with Developmental Disabilities
Services Provided:

Life skills training for developmentally disabled adults (16 years and older) Works with people with developmental disabilities severe learning disabilities, or mental illness to obtain community supported employment and job placement.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: SL Start
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Address:
1013 Lake St
Suite 100
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208-265-4068
Fax: 208-255-1676
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: SL Start WorkFirst offers programs to help train individuals and aid them in acquiring, maintaining and enhancing employment.

The services offered are job placement assessment, job readiness classes, case management, transitional services and supportive services.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
804 Airport Way
Suite D
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208-263-7488
Organization Name: TESH, Inc.
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Address:
804 Airport Way
Suite D
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208-263-7488
Services Provided: Offering choices and opportunities to people of all ages with disabilities or other challenges who are seeking greater independence, self-sufficiency, and participation in their community. Since 1976, Tesh has been providing Rehabilitative Services in the are of Child Development, Independent Living, and Employment and Training.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/9/2020

Soda Springs, ID

Organization Name: Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency Inc.
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
159 S Main
Room 102
Soda Springs, ID 83276
Phone: 208-547-4257
Fax: 208-547-2379
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food bank, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs, and gas voucher assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

St. Maries, ID

Organization Name: Community Action Partnerships
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
416 Main Ave
St. Maries, ID 83861
Phone: 208-245-9090
Fax: 208-245-3306
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided: Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs and telephone assistance (you can apply for the telephone assistance program at either Century Link or the Community Action Agency).

Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/20/2019

Twin Falls, ID

1411 Falls Ave East
Suite 703
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-734-2322
Address:
1411 Falls Ave East
Suite 703
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-734-2322
Fax: 208-734-1075
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Developmental disabilities day Treatment Center. Developmental specialist on staff. They will also refer to Occupational, Speech and Physical Therapists.

Adults and children.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Organization Name: Community Partnerships of Idaho, INC
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1201 Falls Ave. E.
Ste. 34
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-735-2134
Fax: 208-736-2512
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: A private agency working for individuals with disabilities in partnership with their families, neighborhoods and communities for the purpose of promoting independence and community participation.

Mental Health/ Community Support Program for Children and Adolescents and Adults:
- Assistance in gaining and using skills needed for school or employment. This may include grooming, communication, anxiety reduction, appropriate school related behaviors, in school supportive contracts.
- Problem solving and support related to daily living, such as personal hygiene, grooming, money and time management and use of transportation.
- Medication prescription, monitoring and education about the role and effects of medication in symptom treatment.
- Community crisis support is designed to provide assistance in crisis situations to ensure health/safety or to try to prevent hospitalization.
- Additional services for outreach groups, counseling, assistance with pre-assesment

Developmental therapy Occupational therapy, Psychosocial rehabilitation, Employment services and residential habilitation.

Employment services: Finding and maintaining employment for individuals with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, mental illness, physical disabilities.

Recreation: A camp for adults with disabilities.

Pre-Employment skills: Job explorations, preparing resumes, competent completion of job applications, interview skills.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/10/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Developmental Disabilities
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
803 Harrison St
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-736-2182
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities or delays.
Services Provided:

Regional Developmental Disabilities Program services are designed to meet the

needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include

evaluation, referral, information, guardianships and commitments, family supports and dissemination of information regarding private providers of developmental disability services.

The Regional Disabilities Program also includes the Infant Toddler program.
The Idaho Infant Toddler Program provides early intervention services to help families support their infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) to reach their maximum potential.

Early Intervention Services meet developmental needs of the child and needs of the family to support the child's development.

The Idaho Infant Toddler Program is organized around multidisciplinary teams of therapists who are experts in helping children learn to talk, move, think, eat and participate more fully in their family's daily activities.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
650 Addison Ave W
Suite 101
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-736-2140
Fax: 208-736-2142
Eligibility: Presence of visual disability that is an impediment to daily functioning.
Services Provided: Idaho Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired -- Twin Falls Office -- provides three programs: Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Independent Living Services, and Sight Restoration Services.
**Vocational Rehabilitation services consist of those services required by visually impaired or blind individuals to return to the work force.
**Independent Living services concerns those services that assist visually impaired or blind people to be as independent as possible in their living environment.
**Sight Restoration services consist principally of financial assistance for eligible persons to remove or reduce the threat of blindness.

**Training in various blindness alternative techniques including Braille, long white cane usage, home economics, communications, etc. are also available. A residential training program is available in the Boise office. Additionally, low vision services in the form of adaptive equipment, magnifiers, and voice output equipment is available.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
Address:
459 Locust St N
Suite 106
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-733-6333
Fax: 208-734-3452
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Volunteer Opportunity. Helps people maintain independence in their own home. Types of services that may be available are; transportation, yard maintenance, social visits and homemaker services.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/26/2019
1869 Addison Ave. E
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-734-4435
Address:
1869 Addison Ave. E
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-734-4435
Fax: 208-734-4479
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Magic Valley Youth and Adult Services offers employment services to adults assisting them in becoming employable. They offer Assessments to determine job skills and interests, help in obtaining work clothing, and self esteem help.

The Youth services offers supportive services for at risk youth, focusing on improving job skills and developing work ethic, resume writing, and independent living skills.

MVYAS also recruits, trains and supports foster parents.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division of Medicaid
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Address:
601 Pole Line Rd
Suite 3
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-736-3024
Fax: 208-736-2116
Eligibility: Severity of need and availability of other resources.
Services Provided:

The RMS determines eligibility and authorizes services for certain Medicaid Services, including Personal Care Services (PCS), HCBS Waiver for the Aged and Disabled (a variety of services are available including attendant care, homemaker, chore, adult day care, home delivered meals, personal emergency response system, specialized equipment/supplies); Katie Beckett or Home Care for Certain Disabled Children; Nursing Facility Care; ICF/MR Care; Residential and Assisted Living Services and Certified Family Homes; Case Management; Private Duty Nursing. These services are available to Medicaid recipients who are determined to need these services. The RMS enrolls providers of these services, provides consultation, and conducts quality assurance and improvement surveys. The Healthy Connections program is also part of the RMS.

**Personal Care Services (PCS): If the medical condition requires 16 hours or less per week, the service is a regular Medicaid benefit under Personal Care Services. If the medical condition requires more than 16 hours, then the individual may be eligible for one of the Home and Community Based Waivers. Under the waiver program, the cost of care at home cannot exceed the cost for a nursing home or intermediate care facility. The Regional Medicaid Unit must authorize all services in advance.

**Home Care for Certain Disabled Children, also known as the "Katie Beckett" program, is a Medicaid program for children under 18 years of age who are not eligible for Medicaid through any other Medicaid programs. Children must have income of less than $1,520 (1999 limit) and assets of $2,000 or less. Parents' income and assets are not counted towards these limits.

** Adult Developmental Disability (DD) Care Management oversees services for persons 18 years of age and older and persons on the ISSH waiver (15-18) . Services that are covered under DD Care Management are Developmental Disabilities Agency services DD/ISSH waiver services and service coordination. These services are being overseen by the DD Care Managers in each region. These positions are located in the Regional Medicaid Services unit.

Regional Medicaid Services is administered by the Division of Medicaid Services.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Organization Name: South Central Community Action Partnerships
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Address:
550 Washington St S
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Phone: 208-733-9351
Fax: 208-733-9355
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs and telephone assistance applications. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020
Organization Name: Living Independence Network Corp (LINC)
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Address:
1182 Eastland Dr N
Suite C
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-733-1712
TDD: 208-733-1712
Fax: 208-733-7711
Email: info@lincidaho.org
Eligibility: Person with a disability
Services Provided:

Empower people with disabilities to achieve their desired level of independence.
Focus on transitioning people from institutions and prevention of institutionalization. Support services and advocacy for individuals wanting to live independently in the community. Peer support, information and referral, benefits counseling, personal assistance services, and independent living skills training. Help in applying for SSI, SSD, and PASS (Plan for Achieving Self-Support).
Provide A.D.A. site evaluations, discrimination prevention training, and education about Independent Living philosophy and disability issues.

Discounted fare transportation vouchers are provided FREE to the elderly of disabled. Call for more information.

*1 month free loans- devices that amplify sound and improve understanding of speech for: telephone, personal conversations, television, and speakers at meetings. After 1 month clients may apply for a grant.

Also, provide in-home care for seniors & people with disabilities under the HCBS waiver program & private pay.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
Organization Name: Idaho Programs for Victims of Crime
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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.
Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/30/2019

Weiser, ID

Organization Name: Western Idaho Community Action Partnership (WICAP)
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Address:
35 W Court St
Weiser, ID 83672
Phone: 208-549-2066
Fax: 208-549-2099
Eligibility: All program eligibility guidelines vary; call for specific information.
Services Provided:

Private, non-profit agency which serves the economically and socially disadvantaged by responding to their specific needs, enabling them to become self-sufficient and reach their full potential through individual, social, and educational development.

Services may include, but are not limited to, food commodities, emergency food, energy assistance, clothing, limited financial assistance dependent upon funding sources, family development programs, special housing programs, and telephone assistance. Other community programs may be available, call your local office for details.

IDA stands for Individual Development Accounts. IDAs are matched savings accounts that can only be used to save for a certain asset goal. To get more information ask to speak to an account manager.

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/14/2020

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2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-282-7300
Address:
2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-282-7300
Fax: 206-282-3555
Email: cls@casey.org
Eligibility: Resources to help prepare youths for living on their own.
Services Provided:

Consulting: Ongoing strategic consultation at no cost to child welfare systems and tribes.

Public Policy: Comprehensive child welfare information to support policymakers

Research and Analysis: Information to support decision-making, bolster system integration, build capacity, and support sustainability.

Casey Life Skills: Free practice tool and framework for working with youth in foster care. It assesses independent living skills and provides results instantly. Intended to be done between a youth and their social worker, case manger, or other mentor.

Direct Services: Operates nine field offices in five states (Arizona, California, Idaho, Texas, and Washington) that provide direct services to urgan, suburban, and rural communities.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 968
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 212-463-7042
Address:
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 968
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 212-463-7042
Eligibility: US and Canada
Services Provided: Small emergency expenses. Modest Needs offers three main types of grants: Self Sufficiency Grants, Back-to-Work Grants and Independent Living Grants.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019