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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.

Victims Compensation

You may be eligible for victim's compensation. Call 1-800-950-2110 for further information. This fund can directly reimburse victims of crime for related medical and counseling expenses not covered by other resources.

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 (Idaho Code section 32-706).

Domestic Violence Programs with 24-Hour Hotlines

National Domestic Violence 1-800-799-7233

Idaho 1-800-669-3176

American Falls, Power County Domestic Violence Support Group 226-2311 or 226-2409

Blackfoot, Bingham Crisis Center 680-3007

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 Victims of Crime (Sheriff's Dept.) 283-3890

Hailey, Advocates for Surivivors of Domestic Violence 788-6070

Idaho Falls, Domestic Violence Intervention Center 525-1820

Lewiston, Lewiston/Clarkston YWCA Crisis Services 746-9655

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 587-3300

Nampa, Valley Crisis Center 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 624-3068 or 1-800-962-5601

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

Sandpoint, Bonner County Domestic Violence Education Program 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.) 556-6101

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


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