Resources

Suicide Prevention Lifeline Text or Call Line: 988

988 Chat 988lifeline.org/

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a volunteer Crisis Counselor https://www.crisistextline.org/

Shoshone Crisis and Resource Center 208-556-0500

Kootenai Behavioral Health: 800-200-1511

North Idaho Crisis Service: 208-946-5595
Phone Line for Bonner and Boundary counties. Eight licensed mental health professionals are available 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday; Saturday/Sunday 24hrs.

Ambitions of Idaho: Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline

North Idaho Crisis Center

St. Vincent de Paul

Idaho Department of Health & Welfare’s Children’s Mental Health Program

Idaho Lives Project

Comprehensive NAMI Resource Directory

Counseling and Telehealth Resources and Services

Alainnah Mental Health Services  & Resources - Telehealth specializing in Trauma/Complex Trauma, Life Transitions, Disordered Eating, Anxiety, Depression & Grief. Visit https://www.alainnah.com/
Call or Text: 970-456-1022,
Email: Hello@alainnah.com

Courageous Together - 208-215-1756  - 404 W Cameron Ave Suite 101, Kellogg, ID 83837
We are a general practice, which provides a wide variety of services, specializing in depression and anxiety. Services provided are for ages 12 and older. Services include counseling for individuals and Families. Currently we accept Medicaid, Medicare, Blue Cross, and private pay. Our staff are fully licensed clinical social workers. We also offer Christian focused counseling and EMDR therapy.

Diana E Ruiz - dianaeruizinfo@gmail.com   - Kingston, ID 83839 https://www.dianaeruiz.com/
Author, Relaxation/Stress Relief Coach, Grief Recovery Method Specialist, Pain Relief Coach. Diana has provided free resources on this site to assist you in moving forward freely in your life in a relaxed and confident way.

Heritage Health - 208-783-1454  - 740 Mc Kinley Ave W, Kellogg, ID 83837 https://www.myheritagehealth.org/team-11

Loving Care & More  - (208) 752-1019  - 104 Windriver Dr Silverton, Idaho 83867, http://www.lovingcarehomehealth.com/PSR-Counseling
LC&M is a fully credentialed Community Based Rehabilitation Service agency.  We work with both adult and children clients from Shoshone county.  CBRS is provided to eligible participants, helping educate them in how to live independently and helping those in need in social and community reintegration.
Eligibility to receive CBRS service are as follows:

Our CBRS's work hard for their clients in hopes of GRADUATING them out of the program so they can go on to live meaningful lives in a tough society.  If you know of someone who could benefit from CBRS or Counseling at Loving Care and More, feel free to pass our name and number along.
COUNSELING with our Licensed Clinical Social Worker is also available. Call 752-1019 for a confidential assessment of need.
CASE MANAGEMENT -  is available for those individuals needing assistance with accessing resources in the community.

Life Counseling Center - (208) 465-5433  - https://www.lccidaho.com/ Telehealth option. Accepts  most insurance.
At Life Counseling Center, we want to help. We hope to be a port in the storm. We believe most people could use some assistance sorting through life’s struggles, at some point along their journey.  To that end, when we've noted a need in the community, we've sought to do what we can to meet it. This is why we provide comprehensive counseling to children, adolescents, adults, and families, as well as group counseling and couples counseling. 

Over time, our commitment to meeting our community’s needs has meant adding to our array of services:  LCC now provides Community Based Services such as Community Based Rehabilitation Services (CBRS), Behavioral Health Case Management, and Peer Support Services and Respite Services.  We have also added Professional Development and Community Education opportunities to our array of services to better meet the needs of the community. 

SMC Mental Health Services - (208) 784-4612  - 858 Commerce Drive, Ste. 100 Smelterville, ID 83868, https://www.shoshonehealth.com/services/smc-mental-health-services/
SMC is proud to offer mental health services in Shoshone County.  SMC Mental Health Services offers individual, family, and group behavioral health services to people of all ages.  We offer a collaborative and proactive approach to provide individualized services to each client.  Counselors are trained and experienced in treating Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Anger Management, Crisis Intervention, Grief, Personality Disorders, among others. We offer a safe, accepting, and welcoming environment where clients can begin to improve their emotional well-being and create positive change and growth.

ValueCore Telehealth Mental Health Services - (503) 389-1500 https://www.valuecoremh.com/new-patients
Welcome to ValueCore Mental Health, and thank you for your consideration! Our goal is to provide you with the highest level of care possible. 

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Community Fellowship & Volunteer Opportunities

Pinehurst Library - (208) 682-3483 pinehurst@communitylibrary.net 107 Main St Pinehurst, ID 83850
The Pinehurst Library offers a wide range of activities for adults and childre,. Click here to visit their website to learn more.

Wallace Elks Lodge 419 Cedar St, Wallace ID 208-753-4255. https://wallace.idahoelks.org/
Check the Wallace Elks Facebook page for upcoming events and free community dinners. https://www.facebook.com/wallace331elks/
Steak Night - 1st Wednesday of the month, 5-7pm. FREE steak dinner for veterans, $16 all others.
Feed the Need - FREE MEAL for everyone! 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5-7pm.

Real Life Ministries Silver Valley 708 North Division Street, Pinehurst, ID, (208) 682-4801 https://rlmsv.com/  info@rlmsilvervalley.com
Check the Real Life Ministries Facebook page for upcoming events: https://www.facebook.com/rlmsilvervalley

Men's Breakfast - First Saturday of Every Month. Doors open at 7:30 AM, breakfast at 8:00 am. Bring your boys, friends, coworkers, brothers or neighbors! Great messages from men in our church. Enter to win prizes, enjoy the best $5 breakfast in town! Don't have it? Don't worry!  See you there!

Women's Breakfast - Every Third Saturday of the Month starting @ 9:00 am. Ladies, join us for delicious food and wonderful fellowship. This month - July - we will be outside. Bring a lawn chair or blanket along with your daughters, friends, sisters and co-workers to hear  a message from our Associate Pastor Kevin Kessler.

Youth Grief Camp through Hospice of North Idaho: https://www.hospiceofnorthidaho.org/camp-kaniksu/
Camp Kaniksu is made possible by community volunteers each summer. Our camp volunteers come from all backgrounds. They attend trainings throughout the Spring to prepare for a weekend of fun and healing with our community’s grieving youth. If you are interested in volunteering at Camp Kaniksu, contact us at 208-772-7994 to register for the next New Camp Volunteer Orientation! For more information, email griefsupport@honi.org

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Disability Resources

Autism Speaks - :https://www.autismspeaks.org/information-topic
Autism Speaks is committed to providing the autism community with resources to meet each person and family's unique needs throughout every stage of life.

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Domestic & Sexual Violence Resources

Love Hub: Healthy Relationship Tabling Toolkit - https://www.joinrvcc.org/resourcehub
Make your February outreach easier by accessing these fun, creative, and engaging materials you can share with your community. From consent-centered Valentine’s Day cards to healthy relationship activities, we’ve got you covered!

Safe Passages, CDA - Providing safety, resilience, and empowerment to survivors and the community at large. Visit https://www.safepassageid.org/
Voice: (208) 664-9303
Text: (208) 449-7228
Email: safety@safepassageid.org
Safe Passage (formerly the North Idaho Violence Prevention Center) provides 24-hour crisis intervention for adults and children affected by domestic or sexual violence. We also work to prevent violence by providing education to individuals and the community. As a non-profit agency, we offer our services free of charge and maintain the strictest confidentially for all of our clients.

Shoshone Crisis and Resource Center 208-556-0500 http://www.shococrisiscenter.com/home.html
It is our mission of Shoshone County Crisis and Resource Center to provide crisis intervention, advocacy services, and resources that empowers and promotes healthy and safe lives in Shoshone County. A 24-hour crisis hotline (208.556.0500) offers confidential emergency support, referrals, and assistance. The center provides individual in crisis and dependent children with temporary shelter, legal advocacy, medical support, counseling services, support groups, community education, and individual support sessions, along with access to a computer lab for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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Substance Use Disorder & Support Group Resources

Idaho Substance Use Disorder Services Administered through BPA Health.-  3 easy steps to access State-funded services. Visit https://www.bpahealth.com/state-services/ call for an assessment to see if you qualify. Call 1-800-922-3406 to learn more about the Substance Use Disorder (SUB) Program. M–F: 8–6pm (MST) Crisis counselors are available 24/7

National Institute for Mental Illness Virtual support groups offered through NAMI listed on our calendar. Click here for calendar. 

Alcoholic Anonymous -Visit our calendar for local meeting times and locations.  Click here for calendar.

Al-Anon -  Global Electronic Meeting Groups https://meetings.al-anon.org/electronic-meeting-page/
Electronic Al-Anon meetings are held online and over the phone. Electronic meeting formats include: Phone, Email, Chat, Blog, Bulletin Board, Instant Messaging (Skype, WhatsApp, Discord, etc.), Web Conferencing (Zoom, WebEx, etc.) and Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Use the link above to learn more and to find an electronic meeting

LGBQIA2S+ - Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention for LGBTQUIA2S+ Youth, a resource guide for professionals, families and communities.
https://sprc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/LGBTQIA2S-Resource-Guide.pdf

NAMI Idaho and NAMI Idaho affiliates - hold support groups every weekday. Visit https://namiidaho.org/calendar/
See upcoming support groups available and open to anyone looking for support

Never Use Alone Hotline  - 877-696-1996
The Always carrying naloxone and never using alone is crucial! If you can't, that's why the Never Use Alone Hotline Is here! Never Using Alone is a real-time overdose prevention monitoring, detection, crisis response, and reversal lifeline service designed by WUD and PWUD. It's available 24/7/365 in the US, Territories, and Tribal Nations.
Safe, Secure, Confidential.

Heritage Health Restored Paths  - 208-783-1267  http://www.restoredpaths.com
740 McKinley Avenue West, Kellogg, ID 83837
Services: Substance use treatment; Treatment for co-occurring substance use plus either serious mental health illness in adults/serious emotional disturbance in children. Payment Accepted: Federal, or any government funding for substance use treatment programs; Medicare; Medicaid; Federal military insurance (e.g., TRICARE); Priva plus more.

Real Life Ministries Silver Valley 708 North Division Street, Pinehurst, ID, (208) 682-4801 https://rlmsv.com/  info@rlmsilvervalley.com
Check the Real Life Ministries Facebook page for upcoming events: https://www.facebook.com/rlmsilvervalley

Celebrate Recovery - Every Monday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Come and join others in a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues controlling your life. Where together you can deal with life's hurts, habits, and hang-ups. 
For more information contact Rod at (530) 354-8874 or Christopher at (208) 659-7512

Grief Share - 708 North Division Street, Pinehurst, ID, (208) 682-4801 https://rlmsv.com/  info@rlmsilvervalley.com
GriefShare is for people grieving the death of a family member or friend.  You are welcome to begin attending the GriefShare group at any session. Each is “self-contained,” so you do not have to attend in sequence. You will find encouragement and help whenever you begin. You will be able to continue with GriefShare through the next 13-week cycle and view any of the videos you have not seen.
For more information contact Robin Gates at (208) 290-7185.

NAMI Family Support Group  - Held monthly in Post Falls, or online. Click her for dates and zoom link
NAMI Family Support Groups are free, confidential and safe groups of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned group wisdom.

NAMI Youtube Channel - click here

Thrive Recovery Meeting & Sober Community Group with Thrive Recovery in Wallace. Every Tuesday, 5:30-6:30pm. Wallace Library Basement.
Contact Tanner at 509-979-0829 for more info.

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Education, Employment & Scholarship Resources

Center for Adolescent Studies - Free Resilience Community Course
You help young people. We help you help them thrive.
Join the best FREE training community focused on trauma-informed care, resilience, mindfulness, building relationships, and more! 

Our goal is to help you help the people you work with thrive. Period. And we want to offer the most robust free services so that we can build a community of like-minded individuals and leverage the power of community. And yes, we want to help you thrive as well.

This community features the following:
Four free self-paced courses (with FREE CE for qualifying professionals)
A monthly live Zoom call focused on topics covered in the community (mindfulness, resilience, trauma-informed care, building relationships, etc.) and community building
A weekly live meditation to raise personal and collective consciousness
An online platform to connect with other providers/professionals in a similar industry
And whatever else we add!!!!
Click here to register

Online GED Prep: https://classroom.usahello.org/
Completing this GED®/HiSet™ preparation class will help you be ready to earn your high school equivalency diploma. The diploma shows you have the same knowledge as someone who completed high school in the United States. This is a big accomplishment. Not only will you gain an education, but you will have better job choices.

Depending on what state you live in, the diploma will either be called a GED credential or a HiSet credential. Completing the four classes – Social Studies, Language Arts, Science, and Math – will prepare you for your exams.

These GED practice tests and preparation classes are online. You can take these classes on your phone or a computer. The classes are self-paced, so you can learn anytime. Click here to sign up

Idaho Department of Labor Mobile Services: postfalls@labor.id.gov
You can now access Idaho Department of Labor services in more rural communities throughout the state. More of what you need, when and where you need it. Find us at labor.idaho.gov or stop by in person at the following location: 

Idaho Department of Labor @ Health and Welfare Kellogg Office
35 Wildcat Way, Kellogg, ID
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-2pm.
Schedule an appointment or contact us for more information at 208-457-8789 ext. 3568 or email postfalls@labor.idaho.gov
Walk-in Services offered: Search job listings, find careers in demand with JobScape, file for unemployment insurance benefits, file a wage claim, get assistance with online job applications, talk to a career planner.
Appointments: Adult/youth education and training programs*, Tract Act Assistance*, veterans services, farmworkers services, resume and interview assistance. *Income and eligibility requirements apply.

Idaho Peer Support Specialist and family Support Partner Certification  https://www.bpahealth.com/idaho-peer-cert/
Welcome to the Idaho Peer and Family Support Certification website! Becoming certified is easy as 1, 2, 3. Use the link above to learn more!

Idaho Launch Grant: https://idaholaunch.com/ (208) 665-5099 or e-mail aec@nic.edu
That process starts here. Retake control of your career with our online career and training research hub—Idaho LAUNCH. Discover employer needs, see regional employment snapshots, research training opportunities, and apply for training funds. New courses are added regularly so check back often.

Libraries Linking Idaho: https://lili.org/dbs/publication-finder/
LiLI.org is the gateway for Idaho residents for free access to online educational, business, and recreational tools. The LiLI databases provide easy online access to the full text of thousands of magazines, professional journals, reference materials, and newspapers. Also included are personal and professional development databases, including auto repair, readers’ advisory, health information, scholarly research, computer and software literacy, practice tests for college and occupational entrance exams, and much, much more!

North Idaho College Adult Education Center: https://www.nic.edu/aec/
NIC’s Adult Education Center is designed to help start and restart opportunities! Our program can help you prepare for the GED® (16 and up), get into college or improve your skills to gain a better job. No matter the reason, tuition is free and learning materials are provided. The AEC allows students to progress at their own pace and offers small group instruction to achieve goals set for each individual student. Classes can be taken online. For more information or to get started call (208) 665-5099 or e-mail aec@nic.edu.

2023 Psych Congress Regional Registration - Experience mental health's leading online education platform

Advance the field and improve patient outcomes.

As mental health diagnoses continue to rise across the globe, mental health and primary care providers like you are facing increasing demand for top-of-the-line care. We're excited to meet this rising demand by providing you the opportunity to participate, for free, in our in-depth, dynamic, and inspiring online educational series in 2023, which is guaranteed to give you the tools needed to improve your practice and patient care.

Learn the latest clinical strategies, engage with mental health's leading experts, fill the gaps, and improve your patient care at a Psych Congress Regional event. Choose from 8 complimentary online meetings, delivering 10+ CME/CE credits through a compact, two-day, case-based agenda.

Capacity for each event is limited—find the date that works best for you and save your spot! Register at no cost now!

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Food & Housing Resources

Real Life Ministries Thrift Store -  109 N Division. Pinehurst Fridays, 10am-1pm

Silver Valley Worship Center Food Bank - 307 Main St. Smelterville Tuesday 3pm-4:30pm

Community Action Partnership Food Bank -  114 Riverside Ave W, Kellogg, ID 83837, 208-783-4901, Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9-12, 1-4

Wallace, Mullan, & Osburn Food Banks  

Silver Valley Seniors, Inc. Meals on Wheels program - 726 E Mullan Ave, Osburn ID 83849 (208) 752-1194
Please leave a message with your name, address, and phone number so we can call you back. We cut back our office hours to offset the high price of raw food, 8 am to 1 pm.

Rental Help Idaho: https://www.hud.gov/states/idaho/renting

Emergency Rental Assistance
Idaho Emergency Rental Assistance - Housing Preservation Program - Emergency rent and utility assistance is available https://www.idahohousing.com/hpp/

St. Vincent de Paul - (208) 664-3095 https://stvincentdepaulnorthidaho.org/

Heating Assistance & Weatherization

Community Action Partnership - https://www.cap4action.org/energy/ea/ 800.326.4843 or by emailing ea@cap4action.org
Eligible families can receive benefits paid toward their heating bill, including natural gas, electricity, wood, propane and oil costs.  Benefit amounts are determined by total household income, size and historical energy usage and do not require a disconnection or situation where heating fuel is nearly exhausted in order to be received.

Community Action Partnership - https://www.cap4action.org/energy/wx/  208.746.3351 or 800.326.4843 or email wx@cap4action.org
CAP's weatherization program is designed to assist households with low incomes to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. Measures may include attic, wall, floor and duct insulation, testing space and water heater equipment for repair or replacement and other minor repairs to increase the safety and affordability of your home. Both homeowners and renters with low incomes may qualify

Providers EBT App - https://www.joinproviders.com/
Checking your EBT balance should be easy -That’s why we built Providers. Check your EBT balance instantly, find exclusive ways to earn & save money, and bank worry-free with Providers, the app built for making it through the month.

Section 8 Housing Information - https://www.hud.gov/topics/housing_choice_voucher_program_section_8

Silver Valley Income based housing:
Silver Hills Apartments - Multifamily Housing (Low Income, Elderly, and Special Needs Housing)
20 Bank St
Wallace, ID 83873
https://silverhillshomes.com/
(208) 752-7181

Canyonside - Low Income Housing Tax Credit Property
1741 Burke Road
Wallace, ID 83873
https://canyonsidetownhouses.com/
(208) 753-6261

Amy Lynn Apartments - Multifamily Housing (Low Income, Elderly, and Special Needs Housing)
115 E Portland Ave
Kellogg, ID 83837
https://amylynapartments.com/
208-387-7806

Shoshone Apartments - Multifamily Housing (Low Income, Elderly, and Special Needs Housing)
411 Bunker Ave
Kellogg, ID 83837
https://www.thehousingcompany.org/locations/shoshone-apartments/
(208) 784-4421

Pinehurst Plaza - Multifamily Housing (Low Income, Elderly, and Special Needs Housing)
610 Lewiston Ave
Pinehurst, ID 83850
(208) 682-4424

Whispering Pines - Multifamily Housing (Low Income, Elderly, and Special Needs Housing)
303 Arizona St
Pinehurst, ID 83850
(208) 752-3331

Echo Pines - Multifamily Housing (Low Income, Elderly, and Special Needs Housing)
302 Ohio St
Pinehurst, ID 83850
(208)682-9471

Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. Fair Housing: Assistive Animals Info Click Here

Family, Childcare, & Community Health Support Resources

Department of Health and Welfare Child Abuse Hotline - 1-855-522-5437
Learn more about signs of child abuse and what to do:
https://www.youthranch.org/blog/signs-of-child-abuse

Cancer Support Resource Center - Shoshone County  - 204 Oregon St., Kellogg, ID 208-784-7017 x 532. cancer@shomed.org
Located In the Shoshone Medical Center Welness Building (Rear Entrance). Open Monday and Thursday, 10am-2pm. Volunteers at the SCSRC offer a variety of resources for cancer patients of Shoshone County. 

Divorce Care  - 708 North Division Street, Pinehurst, ID, (208) 682-4801 https://rlmsv.com/  info@rlmsilvervalley.com
This is a 13 week biblical support group for anyone going through separation or divorce.
For more information contact Ben & Shirley Lyle  at (208) 783-7870

Girl Scouts Self-Care Activities:  Click here
Embrace your emotions with these fun self-care activities designed to help you better understand your world, such as taking a moment to pause and tune in, drawing, or journaling about the way you feel—you got this!

ICARE - http://www.icareforchildren.org  208-676-1515
ICARE is a strengths-based child development & school readiness program. We offer individualized free home visit services in Kootenai & Shoshone Counties, parenting classes.
Home visits
Provide reliable and practical information on parenting, and problem-solving techniques.
Promote literacy activities and provide screenings to assess your child's overall development, health, hearing and vision.
Connect each family to additional community services
Monthly group connections
Best of all, we come to you! Visits are provided by nationally certified Parent Educators using the Parents as Teachers Curriculum
Parenting Classes
Nurturing skills for families - 10 week class
Parenting the love and logic way - 6 week class
Nurturing Fathers - 13 week class
Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Workshops
Learn the 5 steps of protecting our children in a one-time 3 hour training.
Call 208-676-1515 to enroll or email caryn@stvincentdepaulcda.org

Mountain States Early Head Start  - 114 Riverside Ave W. Ste. A., Kellogg, ID, 208-765-6955, msehs.org msehs-info@msehs.org
A place where children and families thrive. Mountain States Early Head Start is a unique community. A community where you and your child will make friends, learn together, and form connections that last a lifetime. We offer free child development guidance and resources to anyone expecting a child or with a child up to 36 months.
Meet your new partners in parenting. Our friendly consultants will work with you and your child during weekly visits through our convenient home–based program that’s customized just for you. We’ll share ideas, answer your questions, and offer resources that fit your needs. Plus, you can keep on learning by joining playgroups, parenting classes and more!
We love children! We help them thrive by getting an early start during pregnancy and their most critical early development years. While school starts at age five, education starts the moment children are born, making you your child’s first and best teacher. We see ourselves as consultants because we work for you.

NAMI Family Support Group  - Held monthly in Post Falls, or online. Click her for dates and zoom link
NAMI Family Support Groups are free, confidential and safe groups of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned group wisdom.

Nursing care for first-time moms - https://panhandlehealthdistrict.org/nurse-home-visiting/
Becoming a mother for the first time is an exciting experience, and also a challenging one. Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a free, voluntary program that partners first-time moms with registered nurses in Kootenai, Bonner, Boundary, Benewah and Shoshone counties. Through regular visits, nurses provide support, education, guidance and encouragement to first-time moms during pregnancy and until the child turns 2 years of age. 

Nurse-Family Partnership is an evidence-based program with more than three decades of research demonstrating an improvement in pregnancy outcomes for women as well as an improvement in the health and development of their babies. It also works to improve economic independence for the family. First-time moms are encouraged to enroll as early as possible. Nurse-Family Partnership also encourages fathers, family members and even friends to get involved in the visits in order to learn how they can best support mom and her baby.

Visit the website for more info and to fill out a referral form

Panhandle Health District  - 35 Wildcat Way, Kellogg ID. 208-786-7474

Parents as Teachers  - Kristine Kono, Program Manager,  kkono@phd1.idaho.gov Call - (208) 415-5298, Text: (208) 797-4484,  website
Helping children, and parents, be their best.

Parents as Teachers (PAT) shares the vision that all children will learn, grow and develop to realize their full potential. The PAT model is designed to support any community and any family during the crucial early years of a child’s life. PAT is a free, voluntary, evidence-based program that promotes optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. We advance the delivery of high-quality services for families through a comprehensive support system and innovative solutions.

How the PAT model benefits parents and children:
Increases parent knowledge of early childhood development while improving parenting practices.
Provides early detection of developmental delays and health issues.
Prevents child abuse and neglect.
Increases children’s school readiness and success.

Parent as Teachers is open to ALL families with children prenatal to five years old. The program is designed for moms and dads to participate in learning about how their baby is developing and how parents can best support that growth. There are no income eligibility guidelines. You only need to have a child aged five years or younger to participate.

Services are available in all five northern counties of Idaho, including Kootenai, Benewah, Bonner, Boundary and Shoshone.

Positive Parenting Practices - CDC 
By engaging in positive parenting, parents can help their adolescent make healthy choices. Click here

Idaho Training Clearinghouse  - Parent Resources Page  click here
Parent Resources: Your Guide to Special Education, Behavior Support, and Education Interventions.  The Idaho Training Clearinghouse (ITC), funded by the Idaho State Department of Education-Special Education, is designed to link school professionals and parents with special education training opportunities and resources across the state.

Idaho Training Clearinghouse  - Behavior Topics Page click here
The topic page aims to provide access to up-to-date modules, trainings, and resources related to behavior in order to help districts across the state stay current with the most relevant information and content related to behavior.

Occupational Therapy Activities and Resources for Therapists, Teachers, and Parents - https://www.theottoolbox.com/

One More Time, Inc.   - https://impactclub.com/charity/one-more-time-inc/ 11981 N Kelly Rae Dr , Hayden
Our mission is to help adults with life-limiting conditions enjoy a memorable experience “One More Time.” Our goal is to tailor each experience to the individual’s wish, as much as possible.

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Legal Aid & Financial Planning

Shoshone County Self Help Workshop  - 700 Bank St, Wallace, ID, (208) 446-1225 https://courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/Local/Shoshone
Shoshone County- 4th Friday of every month, 1st floor of Courthouse in County Commissioners Conference Room, 10 am-12 pm walk-ins only and 1:00-3:00 pm by appointment. Please contact to schedule an appointment. Message Phone: 208-446-1225
Family Law Zoom class - every Wednesday 10:00 am
Email courtassistance@kcgov.us for zoom information

Lawyer in the CDA Library– First Thursday of the month (4-6 pm) -  Click here
The Library is partnering with the Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program (IVLP) to provide resources for low-income individuals and families in Idaho who require civil legal services and cannot afford to pay for them. Although they are unable to assist with criminal issues or fee generating cases, these free legal clinics are an opportunity to receive advice and counseling from local attorneys who volunteer their time and expertise. Registration is required and must be done at least 24 hours before the clinic, every first Thursday of the month in the Gozzer Room.  REGISTER HERE: https://laserfiche.isb.idaho.gov/Forms/ClinicReg

REGISTER HERE: https://laserfiche.isb.idaho.gov/Forms/ClinicReg

Money Fit Academy  - https://www.courses.moneyfit.org/learn
Whether you need a certificate of completion, want some extra tools in your financial toolbox to improve your ability to keep more money in the bank, or are just looking for some financial peace of mind, we have courses to help you build your financial capability. 

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Medical, Dental, Pharmacy & Insurance Resources

Shoshone Medical Center  - 208-754-4612

SMC Family Medicine  - 208-784-4612 

Heritage Health  - 208-783-1267

Idaho Careline  - Dial 211 or  800-926-2588, https://211-idaho.communityos.org/

Infant Toddler Program - 208-769-1409. Developmental Disabilites Service, Call for screenings and financial aid info. 2195 Ironwood Ct, Coeur d'Alene

Kootenai Health - 208-625-4000. 2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d'Alene

Kohal Pharmacy -Pinehurst 504 N Division Pinehurst, (208) 682-4015 | Kellogg (208) 786-9303 740 Mc Kinley Ave W ste b, Kellogg, ID | Wallace (208) 752-1833 800 Bank St, Wallace ID https://www.kohalpharmacy.com/
Offers free medication disposal packets, medication lockboxes, and Narcan. Offers local delivery in the Silver Valley. Contact for more Info.

National Eating Disorders Resource page - https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/resource-center/

NIAC - North Idaho Aids Coalition - 208-665-1448. Testing center, Narcan distribution, harm reduction program + supplies, and more. Visit https://www.niac89.org/ for more info. 2201 N. Government Way, Suite E. Coeur d'Alene. 

Shriner's Children's Hospital - 509-455-7844. 911 W 5th Ave. Spokane, WA

Spokane County Health Department - 509-324-1500, Immunizations 509-324-1600

Your Health Idaho - https://www.yourhealthidaho.org/
Your Health Idaho (YHI) is an online marketplace where individuals and families can shop, compare, and choose health insurance from well-known medical and dental carriers. This is the only place Idahoans can apply for and receive tax credits which act as an instant discount to lower monthly health insurance premiums.

OPEN ENROLLMENT OPENS OCTOBER 15-DECEMBER 15.

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Screenings

Mental Health America Self Screening - https://screening.mhanational.org/
One of the quickest and easiest ways for an employee to determine whether they are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition is to take an anonymous mental health screening. Mental Health America (MHA) offers online screening tools for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), alcohol and substance use, early psychosis, work health, as well as screenings that are youth-focused and parent-focused. After completing their screening, individuals receive immediate results, education, resources, and linkage to affiliates. Website: https://screening.mhanational.org/

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Transportation, Phone & Internet Resources

Affordable Connectivity Program https://getinternet.gov/apply
Affordable internet is here. Whether it's health care, education, or your career, make the most of your Affordable Connectivity Program discount.
What are the program benefits?
Service discount up to $30/month
Service discount up to $75/month on qualifying Tribal lands
Device discount up to $100 for a qualifying device
How can I qualify?
You, or your child or dependent are enrolled in government programs like Medicaid, SNAP, WIC, or others, or,
Based on your household income
Learn more about how you qualify.

Lifeline Phone Program for Low-Income Consumers  -  https://getinternet.gov/apply
Lifeline is a federal benefit that lowers the monthly cost of phone or internet service. 1. Qualifying is the first step to getting your Lifeline Benefit. Use the Lifeline National Verifier to enter your information, create an account, and see if you qualify.  2. Choose a phone or internet company If you qualify, you will have 90 days to Choose a phone or internet company  and sign up for service with them. You can also ask your current company to apply your Lifeline benefit to a service you are already getting. 3. Sign Up Start getting phone or internet service with your Lifeline benefit.

MTM Idaho Non-Emergency Medical Transportation - https://www.mtm-inc.net/idaho/ https://www.mtm-inc.net/idaho/
We are MTM, Idaho’s non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) broker. We arrange rides for eligible Medicaid members throughout the state. Call us to set up your rides for Medicaid appointments. 

We are dedicated to providing high quality transportation. If you are a member, medical facility, or transportation provider seeking more information about NEMT services, select one of the pages in the menu above for details specific to your needs.

Call us at 1-877-503-1261. You can also use the MTM Link web portal to book your trip at any time. You must schedule your trip at least two business days before your appointment, unless your trip is urgent or you are discharged from a hospital. We schedule rides 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Silver Express Shuttle - https://shoshonecounty.id.gov/silver-express/
The Silver Express provides reliable, efficient and FREE public bus service.

The Silver Express fixed route bus service operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.  The fixed route begins in Kingston with stops in the cities of Kingston, Pinehurst, Smelterville, Kellogg, Osburn, Silverton, Wallace, and Mullan with additional stops in the unincorporated Shoshone County areas in between each city.  The route makes 3 trips both east bound and west bound with 36 stops in each direction.  The stops have been strategically located in both residential and commercial locations to provide easy access to shopping, healthcare, government facilities, schools, libraries, senior centers, and all other services in the Silver Valley.

The Silver Express Paratransit services operates as a demand response for pre-qualified passengers that are unable to use the regular bus service.  To qualify for paratransit services, a form must be completed and signed by a health professional.  Paratransit services are available on a first come, first served basis with next day service.

The Silver Express is funded by a grant through the Idaho Department of Transportation, along with matching funds, and operation of the service in contracted with Northwest Medical Transport.

For more information regarding the Silver Express, call the management office at (855) 495-7325.

Schedule: https://shoshonecounty.id.gov/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/fixed-route-schedule-7-24-2023.pdf

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Community Mental Health Trainings & Resources

Visit our trainings page for upcoming local mental health trainings.  Cick here

Mental Health Month Education Toolkit
Since MHA established May as Mental Health Month in 1949, MHA and its affiliates across the country have led the observance of Mental Health Month by reaching millions of people through the media, local events, and screenings. Organizations are welcome to share the Mental Health Month toolkit 2 materials to promote mental health awareness among employees. Mental health promotion is not limited to the month of May, and these public education materials can be used year-round. Download the latest toolkit here: https://mhanational.org/mental-health-month.


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Veterans & First Responder Resources

Veterans Crisis Line - If you’re a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, crisis chat is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Dial 988 then press 1 https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help-now/chatChat online
Free, 24/7, confidential support is a click away. The Veterans Crisis Line can help even if you’re not enrolled in VA benefits or health care. 

VOA|ReST 4 First Responders  -  First Responders Supporting First Responders Free Confidential Group Conversations for First Responder Resilience https://rest4firstresponders.com/
VOA|ReST 4 First Responders are free, peer-to-peer small group support sessions designed to help First Responders process feelings of moral discomfort and distress while reclaiming strength and commitment to their profession.

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Youth Resources

Idaho Department of  Education  -  https://www.sde.idaho.gov/student-engagement/ilp/events-training.html
IYSPP provides numerous in-person and virtual suicide prevention trainings for both adults and youth. All trainings are available at no cost. Depending on funding and availability, IYSPP helps schools implement suicide prevention programs through its annual grant application process.

Idaho Youth Empowerment Program: https://yes.idaho.gov/
Youth Empowerment Services (YES) is Idaho’s children’s mental health system of care that helps families access services and supports for their children under 18 with serious emotional disturbance (SED). The YES system of care also creates meaningful partnerships between families, youth, providers, and public agencies to address the youth’s specific needs and help them function better at home, in school, and in the community. If your child is aged 18-21, and is eligible for Medicaid, similar services are available through EPSDT.
LGBQIA2S+ - Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention for LGBTQUIA2S+ Youth, a resource guide for professionals, families and communities.
https://sprc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/LGBTQIA2S-Resource-Guide.pdf

Youth Grief Camp through Hospice of North Idaho: https://www.hospiceofnorthidaho.org/camp-kaniksu/
Camp Kaniksu Day Camp is a two-day program led by grief counselors and volunteers from Hospice of North Idaho. It provides a supportive environment for youth who have experienced loss, offering both structured and fun activities to help them heal and connect with others who understand their grief.




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