CARES (Children at Risk Evaluation Services)

Address: 52550 Addison Ave
Suite G
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-814-7750
Fax: 208-814-7759
Eligibility: Contact for specific information
Services Provided: Provides a medical and forensic evaluation service for children and adolescents of alleged sexual and physical abuse. Specific focus is minimizing further trauma, while providing an objective service. Services include physical examinations and videotaped interviews that are neutral, objective and sensitive to children's needs. Evaluations are conducted in a safe, confidential environment, thus alleviating need for further exams or interviews.

Anyone can call CARES for I&R and the counseling resources. Forensic interviews and medical examinations require a referral from law enforcement or DHW

CARES also provides a service called Child Trauma Recovery Resource. This is funded by United Way.
Counseling scholarships are given to any child in financial need who has a history of abuse. There are counselors on contract with CARES who provide this counseling.

* After hours - emergency go to ER.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019