Community Resources

Idaho State Medicaid Expansion begins 1/1/2020 and are now enrolling qualified members

Ada and Canyon County

  • Ada County Self Rescue ManualAda County Self Rescue Manual
  • Canyon County Self Rescue ManualCanyon County Self Rescue Manual
  • 2-1-1-The 2-1-1 Idaho Careline can address and refer you to free or low cost health and human services or social services such as, rental assistance, energy assistance, medical assistance, food and clothing, child care resources, emergency shelters, and more.-
  • Idaho Food Bank-
  • Live Better Idaho- Efforts between the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare & Community Partners in Idaho will help you discover & connect with services such as Child Care and Support, Financial Assistance, Health Care, Food and Nutrition, etc.-
  • El Ada Community Action Agency( 1-208-377-0700)
  • WIC Idaho(1-208-334-4933) WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children.-
  • Idaho Parent’s Unlimited (208-342-5884) programs fulfill a mission to educate, empower, support and advocate for individuals with disabilities and their families.-
  • Idaho Federation of Families for Children with Mental Health (208-433-8845) We are a statewide, family-driven advocacy organization. We provide support and education services to families with behavioral, emotional, and mental health needs.-
  • information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help. The organizations may offer assistance for paying bills, pass out free stuff, or provide counseling type services among other programs.-
  • Money Fit by DRS (800-432-0310) is a nonprofit credit counseling agency based in Boise providing credit, debt and budget counseling and education, debt management plans, student loan repayment plan application assistance, and the required bankruptcy-related counseling and education certificates.

Refugee Resources

  • English Language Center (208-338-2696) To develop the skills necessary for social interdependence and lifelong learning through English language training, within an emotionally, spiritually, and physically safe environment, for refugees and other language learners.-
  • The International Rescue Committee (208)344-1797) Provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and immigrants seeking citizenship to thrive in America…In Boise and other offices across the country, the IRC helps them to rebuild their lives.-
  • Agency for New Americans (208)338-0033) is here to help refugees achieve self-sufficiency in their new lives by providing the skills, education, and support necessary during their resettlement period.-
  • Idaho Office for Refugees (208)336-4222) Promotes mutual understanding between refugees and the larger community by sharing information, encouraging social interaction and developing opportunities for refugees to participate in all aspects of community life.-

Substance Abuse

  • Port of Hope (800-974-0118) Port of Hope has centers in Nampa, ID and Coeur d’Alene, ID and offers both inpatient and outpatient intensive treatment for a wide variety of substance abuse problems. We also offer screenings and assessments to determine the specific needs of yourself of your loved one.-
  • Recovery 4 Life (208-376-7083) We specialize in helping adults, adolescents, and children who struggle with addiction or are living in homes where addiction has taken its toll. We employ Masters Level Clinicians, Case Managers and Recovery Coaches who specialize in substance abuse and alcohol abuse recovery.-
  • Rehab Aid (855-945-1432) Bring awareness to the severity of the nation’s drug