Bannock Youth Foundation

Address: 403 N Hayes Ave
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-234-1122
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Project Safe Place is a network of safe locations throughout the community where youth victims, youth at risk or youth in danger can turn for help. The Safe Place locations have trained individuals who participate in the Safe Place program. They will assess the situation and make the appropriate referral or contact. Safe Place Sites are limited to business locations and public buildings. Currently, there are 85 businesses and public buildings that are Safe Place locations in Pocatello, Chubbuck, Inkom, American Falls, Fort. Hall, Lava, Downey, and McCammon.

*Baby Steps 234-1122 ext 15 Contact Candice Camper.

Hotline is staffed 24 hours per day by volunteers. Provides a variety of intervention, treatment and support services to youth and families in Bannock County.

Family Counseling Program provides crises intervention, individual and family counseling, mediation services and competency building on an outpatient basis to at risk youth and their families. Program includes the following components: Child Custody & Family Mediation; Victim Assistance Counseling; Victim/Offender Mediation; Testing & Assessment; Social Skills/Anger Management; Competency Building.

Out of Home Placement Program provides 8 out of home placements for young people in the custody of the State under Child Protection or Childrens Mental Health. Out of care is provided in the following two settings:
**Transitional Group Care Project - structured group care for adolescents in the custody of the State of Idaho.
**Treatment Family Program - a professional foster care program providing community based and family centered treatment to young people in State custody.

Bannock House provides emergency shelter, counseling and aftercare services to runaway & homeless youth and their families.

Runaway Homeless Youth Project provides emergency shelter only for adolescents. Counseling and aftercare services to runaway and homeless. They can house 13 youths, co-ed from ages 10-1.

Programs are administered by the Bannock Youth Foundation, a private, non-profit organization that has been providing a variety of intervention, treatment and support to youth and families in Bannock County since 1978.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019