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Idaho Domestic Violence Programs

The resources available in Idaho for information related to domestic violence and places of safety and shelters are listed below. Shelters provide food, shelter, clothing, and referral service in a supportive atmosphere. Safe homes provide similar services with a volunteer family in the community. In some areas of Idaho, motels provide emergency housing and those with longer shelter needs are referred to nearby shelters.

Emergency medical help is available from your local doctor, hospital, or clinic. Call your local domestic violence program for phone numbers of nearby medical service providers.

You also have the right to sue for losses suffered as a result of the abuse, including medical and moving expenses, loss of earnings or support, and other out-of-pocket expenses for injuries sustained and damages to your property. This can be done without an attorney is small claims court if the total amount claimed is under $3,000.

You may be eligible for victim's compensation. Call 1-800-950-2110 or your nearest shelter for further information. This fund is to directly reimburse victims of crime for expenses, such as medical, counseling, or wages lost.

CHILD SUPPORT: If you need child support, call your local Department of Health and Welfare and ask for the child support enforcement office. You may be able to receive financial help if you need it for your children (Idaho Code section 32-706).

Telephone Numbers for 24-Hour Hotlines

American Falls , Power County Domestic Violence Support Group (Sheriff's Dept.) 226-2311

Blackfoot, Bingham Crisis Center 785-1047 (8:30 am to 5:00 pm), 680-3007 or 680-3008 (5:00 pm to 8:00 am)

Boise, Boise YWCA Women's and Children's Crisis Center 343-7025

Bonners Ferry , Boundary County Crisis Line 267-5211

Coeur d'Alene , Coeur d'Alene Women's Center 664-9303

Driggs, Family Safety Network 354-8838

Ft. Hall , Shoshone/Bannock VOCA (Sheriff's Dept.) 283-3890

Hailey, Advocates for Surivivors of Domestic Violence 788-6070

Idaho Falls , Domestic Violence Intervention Center 525-1820 or 1-800-491-8273

Lapwai, Nez Perce Victims Advocate 843-2253

Lewiston, Lewiston/Clarkston YWCA Crisis Services 746-9655 or 1-800-669-3176

McCall, Support for Women in Crisis 382-4201

Moscow, Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse 883-4357 or 332-HELP

Mountain Home , Elmore County Domestic Violence Council (Sheriff's Dept.) 587-3300

Nampa, Mercy House 465-5011

Ontario, Oregon , Project D.O.V.E. (541) 889-2000 or 1-800-889-2000

Pocatello, Pocatello YWCA Women's Advocates 251-4357

Post Falls , Domestic Violence Advocate Program (Police Dept.) 773-3517

Rexburg , Family Crisis Center (Sheriff's Department) 356-5426

Salmon, Lemhi County Intervention Center (Sheriff's Department) 756-4201

Sandpoint, Bonner County Crisis Line 265-3586

Soda Springs , Caribou County Domestic Violence (Sheriff's Dept.) 547-2561

Twin Falls , Volunteers Against Violence 733-0100

Wallace, Shoshone County Women's Resource Center (Sheriff's Dept.) 556-1114

Weiser, Project R.O.S.E. 549-0740

 

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