COVID-19 Treasure Valley Community Resource Page

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Beginning September 25:
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The information below is provided as is. Please contact each individual organization below for details. 

We've compiled a list of Community Resources available throughout the Treasure Valley to support those directly and indirectly impacted by COVID-19

WARNING: Information is changing continuously, please check the corresponding organization's website or call them for the latest updates.

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State of Idaho Coronavirus Information Website  
Find out where you can get a vaccine. Check the latest vaccine data dashboard.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention        Website 
Services Offered: Coronavirus guidelines for America, how to protect yourself and loved ones and what to do if you are sick. Facts about Coronavirus.

Idaho's Official Resources page for COVID-19       Website 
View the latest updates from the State government on this official website.

Idaho 2-1-1 CareLine   Phone: 211       Website 
Services Offered: Find free or low cost services in your local community.

Idaho Resource and Service Navigation  
Phone: 211, ask for Navigation Services or visit their  Website 
Services Offered: Navigation Services can help families with resource navigation and crises management. Anyone can request a referral to navigation by calling 2-1-1 (Monday-Friday between 8am and 6pm MT) and asking to be referred to Navigation Services. Navigators will make contact within two business days of the referral. 

COVID-19 Information Explained in several Languages       Website 
Provided by the International Rescuer Committee

Central District Health Department       Website     
Service Area: 
Ada, Boise, Elmore, Valley Counties 
Services Offered: The most up to date and accurate guidance on Coronavirus by Central District Health.

Southwest District Health Department       Website     
Service Area: 
Adams, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Washington Counties 
Services Offered: The most up to date and accurate guidance on Coronavirus

SingleCare Prescription Savings Card    Website 
Services Offered: Free prescription savings card, regardless of income or insurance status

Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline       Website 
Phone: 208-398-4357 (call or text) 
Services Offered: Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline provides crisis intervention, emotional support, problem solving, and referrals to local resources for persons at risk for suicide and for those concerned about them.

Idaho School Districts Free Student Meals     Website 
Services Offered: The USDA is working with schools to ensure they offer free school breakfasts and/or lunch to students in need. Community members can view a map of feeding sites, and details about how and when they are being distributed. Check website for latest updates.

Idaho Foodbank               Website        
Hours of Operation: 
Refer to website. Phone: 208-336-9643 
Services Offered: Three main Foodbank locations and many satellite locations are open for community access. Refer to the website for a map of locations and be sure to call your location before visiting.

Agape in Action       Website   
Location/Service Area:
 Garden City 
Address: 5555 N Glenwood St., Garden City    Phone: 208-685-0612 
Services Offered: Last Saturday of the month, providing boxes of food, hygiene and basic household items

Care House Partnerships Food Bank     Website 
Location/Service Area: Nampa 
Address: 1524 6th Street, Nampa, Idaho  Phone: 208-466-3549 
Hours of Operation: 12:30PM - 4:00PM Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 

Cathedral of the Rockies        
Location/Service Area: Boise    Phone: 208-343-7511        Address:  717 N. 11th St., Boise
Check with them for latest updates 

El Ada Community Food Pantry         Website
Location/Service Area: Boise, Elmore County, Owyhee County 
Phone: 208-377-0700  
Services Offered: Food pantry available for use once every 60 days

Family Advocates          Website
Location/Service Area: Ada and Canyon Counties Phone: 208-345-3344 ext. 1015
Services Offered: Basic non-food necessities to families in need

First Baptist Church Food Bank        
Location/Service Area: Boise  Phone:  208-344-7809  
Services Offered: Available once every 30 days per family. Drive through service.

First Bible Missionary Church       
Location/Service Area: 
Boise   Phone: 208-297-8292 
Address: 375 N Roosevelt
Services Offered: Call for appointment

Friendship Food Pantry         Website 
Location/Service Area: Boise, First Presbyterian Church  
Address: 950 W. State Street    
Services Offered: Call for latest updates.

Idaho Department of Corrections       
Location/Service Area: Ada County  Phone: 208-605-4601     
Hours of Operation: 8-5p M-Fr   Call for latest updates. 
Services Offered: Backpacks, food, hygiene items

Marsing School District Community Hub       
Address: 205 8th Ave W. Hwy 78, Marsing, ID 83639            Phone: (208)649-5411 
Services Offered: Food pantry

Meals on Wheels for Seniors 
Services Offered: Seniors can receive delivery of meals.
Seniors in Nampa (208-467-7266) and Caldwell (208-459-0132). Call for latest updates.

Meridian Food Bank       Phone: 208-888-5102 
Services Offered: Drive through service M/W/F noon to 4pm. Need ID and proof of address, may visit 2x/mo

Mountain View Church of the Bretheren       
Location/Service Area: Boise 
Phone: 208-375-0604.  Call for latest updates. 

Notus Food Pantry    
Location/Service Area: For families and students of Notus Schools      
Phone: (208)870-0719. Call for latest updates. 

Nampa Seventh-day Adventist Church Community Services        Website        
Phone: 208-461-1651. Call for latest updates. 

Oasis Food Center          Website       
Location/Service Area: 
Canyon County. 
Address: 506 W. Simplot Blvd., Caldwell Idaho 83605. 
Phone: 208-459-6000. Call for latest updates. 

Saint Michael's Cathedral Church        
Location/Service Area: Boise 
 Address: 518 N 8th St., Boise 
Phone: 208-342-5601.  Call for latest updates.        

Salvation Army, Boise      Website       
9492 W Emerald Street
Phone: 208-343-5420. Call for latest updates.       

Salvation Army, Caldwell      Website       
1015 E Chicago St. Caldwell ID 83605
Phone: 208-459-2011. Call for latest updates.     

Salvation Army, Nampa    Website       
403 S 12th Ave  Nampa ID 83651 
Phone: 208-467-6586. Call for latest updates.   

Seventh Day Adventist Church       Website        
Location/Service Area: 
Canyon County
Address: 2216 Linden Street Caldwell, ID - 83605
Phone: 208-454-3459. Call for latest updates.

St. Vincent de Paul Holy Apostles Food Pantry                 Website  
Location/Service Area: 
Address: 6300A North Meridian Road, Meridian   
Phone: 208-995-6697. Call for latest updates.

St. Vincent de Paul           Website 
Location/Service Area:
 Overland Food Pantry (Boise) and Holy Apostles Meridian Pantry
Phone: 208-344-5403. Call for latest updates.

St. Vincent de Paul, Canyon County           Website   
Location/Service Area: 
Canyon County    
3719 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: 208-452-2132. Call for latest updates.

Vineyard Food Pantry       
Location/Service Area: Garden City     
Phone: 208-377-1477. Call for latest updates.

Idaho's Women Infant and Children (WIC) Program        Website 
Services Offered: Help with food and infant formula for those who qualify.

Area Agency on Aging        Website     
Location/Service Area: 
Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley & Washington Counties   Address: 701 S. Allen Street, Suite 100 Meridian, ID 83642  Phone: 208-898-7086 
Services Offered: Information services, Home-delivered meals, Homemaker, Respite, Volunteer services, emergency food bags, Curbside Meals (Services for 65 +). Contact agency for latest details.

AARP       Website 
Services Offered:  Contact agency for latest details.  

State Independent Living Council       Website  
Services Offered: 
COVID-19 resource page for older adults and people with disabilities

Idaho Housing and Finance Association      Website   
The IHFA may be able to help with rent of down payment for qualifying individuals. Visit their website for details

Services Offered: We offer internet access for qualifying limited income households. Visit Website

ATC Communications 
Services Offered: Internet connection for families with children in their coverage areas of Albion, Malta, Raft River, Elba, Almo, Yost, Arco, Howe, Moore, Mackay, Malad  City and Holbrook areas; call (208) 673-5335

CenturyLink       Website  
Services Offered: Contact provider for latest details.

Internet Options for Students       Website

Sparklight/Cableone       Website  
Services Offered: Contact provider for latest details.

Spectrum/Comcast/Charter       Website 
Services Offered: Contact provider for latest details.

Idaho Power    
Phone: 208-388-2323      Website  
Services Offered: For those struggling with bills, please call 208-388-2323

Intermountain Gas    
Phone: 800-548-3679       Website 
Services Offered: Contact provider for latest details.

Sprint     Website  
Services Offered: Contact provider for latest details.

Suez Water        Website 
Services Offered:  Contact provider for latest details.Phone: 208-362-7304 

Verizon     Website 
Services Offered:  Contact provider for latest details.

Unemployment Insurance       Website

Services Offered: If you have experienced a loss of employment due to the COVID-19 epidemic, including those who are self-employed, you may be eligible for unemployment insurance from the Idaho Department of Labor. This includes those workers who are temporarily laid off, but intend to go back to work once the economy has resumed. 

Credit Card Companies

Many credit card companies are allowing customers flexibility in payments, including the ability to skip payments without interest (Apple Card, American Express, Capital One, Wells Fargo, and others). Don't just skip a payment; be sure to call and talk to a service representative. You will need to be prepared to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted your financial experience in order to receive any flexibility. Check with your Credit Card company for latest details.

Utility Companies

Several local utility companies are offering flexibility for Idahoans impacted by COVID-19. Utilities may offer flexibility in payments, waive fees, suspend disconnections, offer extended services, etc. Utility companies offering flexibility include AT&T, CenturyLink, Sparklight/Cableone, Spectrum, Verizon, Idaho Power, Intermountain Gas, Suez Water, and others. Don't just skip a payment; be sure to call and talk to a service representative. You will need to be prepared to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted your financial experience in order to receive flexibility. Some internet providers are also providing free services. See above for more information. Check with each company for latest details.

Student Loan Payments       Website

Through the CARES act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act), direct federal student loan payments (not Federal Family Education Loans or private student loans) are suspended through December 31, 2020. Loan recepients won't receive penalty for skipping payments, and credit scores won't be impacted. All automatic payments will be automatically suspended through December.

Some private student loan providers may offer flexibility in payments. Contact your loan holder for more information.

Insurance Providers

Several insurance providers are allowing skip payments, extending payments, and waiving late fees for customers. Insurance providers offering flexibility at this time include Allstate, Geico, and others. Contact a service provider at your insurance company to discuss your individual situation and explore options. Check with each company for latest details.

Auto Payments        Website

Many lenders and auto companies are working with loan holders on payment flexibility. Contact your lender to discuss potential options. Check with each company for latest details.

CDC Orders    Website 
Visit the CDC Orders website for the latest on Covid-19 orders from the CDC.

Federal Housing Finance Agency    
This government agency has setup a webpage with Covid-19 information and resources. "FHFA is closely monitoring the coronavirus national emergency’s effect on the housing finance market and continues to update policies and guidance to ensure its regulated entities – Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), and the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) – are fulfilling their mission of providing market liquidity during this difficult time." Check this resource Website

Idaho Housing and Finance Association  
The IHFA may provide rent/utility assistance for qualifying individuals. Visit their website for details.    Website
View a list of rental and housing assistance resources here:

Jesse Tree of Idaho          Website  
Location/Service Area: Ada and Canyon Counties    Phone: 208-383-9486 
Services Offered: "Jesse Tree operates a Housing Crisis Line Monday through Friday 9am-5pm. A Jesse Tree volunteer can provide you with information about the eviction process, support, and connections to help you navigate your situation and identify resources and strategies you can use to stay in your housing. Clients may also be offered more intensive case management and rental assistance." 

Economic Opportunity - Micro-Enterprise and Finance        Website   
Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley and Twin Falls 
Services Offered: Rent/housing assistance and business assistance through emergency personal loans and small business loans. Contact agency for latest details.

Boise Rescue Mission, Interfaith Sanctuary, and Corpus Christi shelters all remain open. Services may be limited/revised from normal offerings.

Boise Rescue Mission: 208-343-2389        Website     

Interfaith Sanctuary: 208-345-5815       Website

Corpus Christi: 208-426-0039       Website

Salvation Army Nampa: 208-467-6586      Website       Address: 701 S. Allen Street, Suite 100 Meridian, ID 83642

Boys and Girls Club of Ada     

Phone: 208-376-4960     Website     
Services Offered: 
Boys and Girls Club locations are continuing to provide childcare.


Idaho Stars       Location/Service Area: Statewide

Phone: Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588         Website  
Services Offered: We assist families who are searching for Child care to find providers.


Jannus Economic Opportunity       Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley 
Phone: 208-947-4262       E-mail:       Website  
Services Offered: Affordable, quality childcare in a home-based environment. Many providers offer care during evenings, overnights and weekends, and offer transportation as well.

Crush the Curve       Website

Services Offered: Free virus and antibody testing. Visit website to take an assessment and make your appointment.


Family Medical Residency of Idaho       Website

Services Offered: "In general, please call the clinic with your questions or if you are worried you may have the disease, rather than walking in for an appointment. This will help us give you the right advice and arrange the right follow up while minimizing the risk to other patients." Offering telehealth services for medical and behavioral health. Pharmacy can be provided through the mail as well as through curb side pickup.  


St. Luke's Hospital     Location/Service Area: Meridian and Boise locations

Phone: 208-706-5000      Website       Hours of Operation: 24 hours

Services Offered: "St. Luke’s offers COVID-19 testing to the following high-priority patients, per recommendations from the Idaho State Testing Taskforce: Patients with COVID-19 symptoms, as confirmed through myChart self-triage, nurse triage by phone at 208-381-9500, or clinical evaluation. Asymptomatic patients (not exhibiting symptoms) will be tested under the following circumstances. Patients should ideally be tested between 24-48 hours (and no more than 72 hours) prior to: A planned surgery or certain procedures that involve increased exposure to a patient’s breath and/or airway (St. Luke’s will coordinate this testing as part of the pre-surgery/pre-procedure process.) Discharge or transfer from a St. Luke’s hospital to a high-risk congregate living facility, such as a long-term care, skilled nursing, or psychiatric care facility." 


Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center      

Phone: (877)341-2121       Website        Hours of Operation: 24 hours

Services Offered: Drive up respiratory screening at the Meridian Saint Alphonsus (3025 W. Cherry Lane, Meridian) and Garrity Urgent Care (1150 Sister Catherine Way, Nampa) from 8am-8pm, 7 days a week. Offering a COVID-19 triage phone line at 208-302-2683. Nurses will answer questions about symptoms, screening locations, risk factors, prevention and more. The hotline will be answered from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Virtual care for mild conditions at MyeOnline, check with your insurance provider for coverage information. 


Saltzer Medical Care       Location/Service Area: Nampa

Phone: 208-463-3000       Website      

Services Offered: Drive up COVID-19 testing at South Meridian, Caldwell, North Nampa, and South Nampa from 8am-8pm 


Terry Reilly Health Services       Website

Services Offered: "Encouraging patients to call before coming into the clinic and will be screened before entering. To accommodate patients in their home they are offering telehealth services for medical, dental and behavioral health." 


Valley Family Health Care       Website

Services Offered: "Encouraging patients to call before coming into the clinic and will be screened before entering. To accommodate patients in their home they are offering telehealth services for medical and behavioral health. Dental services are limited to emergency / acute only at this time"


West Valley Medical Care Center       Location/Service Area: Caldwell

Phone: 208-459-4161       Website

Services Offered: COVID-19 testing M-F, 5am-5pm at Main Entrance or 24/7 at Emergency Room


All Seasons Family Care        Location/Service Area: Boise, Nampa, Mountain Home

Phone: 208-321-0634       Website         Hours of Operation: 9-5 Monday-Friday and other hours by appointment.  Telemedicine and Telehealth

Address: 6933 W Emerald Boise ID 83704

Services Offered: Primary Care/Healthy Connections Provider, linking to services and supplies/case management, emotional support/fear reduction, behavioral health, SUD and relapse prevention, education on COVID-19 best practices/helpful cleaning tips, demonstrations of cleaning and hand washing routines. 


Central District Health       Location/Service Area: Ada, Boise, Elmore, Valley County

Phone: 208-327-7500       Website        Hours of Operation: 8-8 M and Tu, 8-5 Wed - Fri

Services Offered: Family Planning (visits and prescriptions), Immunizations, Basic Primary Care


Family Medicine Health Center       Location/Service Area: Boise (Raymond and Idaho streets), Meridian, Kuna, Nampa

Phone: 208-514-2400       Website

Hours of Operation: Refer to website, hours vary by location

Services Offered: Acute Care, urgent care, telehealth options


Genesis Community Health Center       Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-384-5200       Website        Address: 215 W. 35th St., Garden City, ID

Hours of Operation: M and F from 8-5, T and Th from 8-7:30, W from 8-1

Services Offered: Free medical, dental, and mental healthcare--but cannot have people into clinic with cough, fever, or known COVID-19 exposure.


Healthwise       Website

Services Offered: "Healthwise is a not-for-profit health education company based here in the Treasure Valley. As a public service, they’ve created a COVID-19 resource center with plain language, evidence-based articles, videos, infographics, and more."


Idaho SHIBA     Location/Service Area: Idaho

Phone: 1-800-247-4422      E-mail:       Website

Hours of Operation: 8am - 5pm MT

Services Offered: We can answer questions about Medicare coverage of COVID-19 related services.


Saltzer Home Health      Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-506-7200     Website 
Services Offered:  "Saltzer Home Health and Home Care are considered essential services, our staff is committed to helping people and provide care in their homes during this healthcare crisis.   Home Care services include Personal Care Services such as patient assistance with activities of daily living from a highly qualified caregiver, as well as long-term support services in the home.  We offer Private Duty Nursing and have an on-staff Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional for those with children who have a qualifying diagnosis. We are a Medicaid service provider." 


Southwest District Health     Location/Service Area: Southwest Idaho

Phone: 208-455-5300      Website 
Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm Monday - Friday 
Services Offered: call center hotline to answer questions: 208-455-5411


Your Health Idaho       Location/Service Area: Statewide

Phone: 855-944-3246      Website 

Services Offered: Idahoans who recently lost employer-sponsored health insurance could be eligible for coverage with a Special Enrollment Period at Your Health Idaho. Our team is available to answer questions and assist with the application process. 

A Body & Mind Health Services LLC       Location/Service Area: Ada and Canyon County

Phone: 208-683-8320       Website

Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday 9 am-5 pm, Wednesday 9 am-8 pm, Thursday, Friday 9 am -5 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 3 pm 
Services Offered: Therapy (Individual, family, all ages) CBRS, Case Management, Peer Support, Target Service Coordination


Empower Idaho       Website

Hours of Operation: Available M-F 8:30-5pm by phone
Services Offered: We have live and archived webinars on mental and behavioral health as well as the ability to provide resource information for mental and behavioral health services.


Faces of Hope          Website

Services Offered: Faces of Hope provides triage for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, and stalking.  Through one door we provide wrap-around support services that include medical, educational, emotional, and legal support to victims of abuse.  All of this support is provided at no cost to the victim.


Healthwise        Website

Services Offered: To help the community stay informed about Coronavirus Disease, we’ve created English and Spanish versions of several free COVID-19 resources, including learning topics, infographics, and videos, for you to share with your community.


Human Supports of Idaho       Location/Service Area: Boise and Caldwell

Phone: 208-321-0160       E-mail:       Website

Hours of Operation: Our business hours are from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday to answer phones calls. 

Services Offered: We are offering Telehealth and/or Telephonic services for Individual Therapy, Groups, Psychiatric Medication Management, Case Management, CBRS, and peer support. 


Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Behavioral Health Distress Hotline       Phone: 1-888-330-3010

Services Offered: Anonymous help for anyone experiencing anxiet, distress, or loneliness during COVID-19 pandemic.


Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition       Location/Service Area: Ada County

Phone: 208-630-6601       Website

Hours of Operation:  Program Staff 9-5 Monday-Friday, Mental Health Services 9-4 Monday and Friday, Case Management available 24/7 through our Crisis Hotline

Services Offered: We have modified the way we will deliver some of the services we provide to reduce in-person contact, but will continue to provide the services to those who need us. We have moved to TeleHealth clinical counseling and case management. 


Idaho Federation for Families       Location/Service Area: Statewide

Phone: 208-433-8845         Website  
Services Offered: Our Family Support Line is operational Mon-Fri 9am-5pm MT.  We are providing support and resources to families who have children at home with emotional and behavioral health needs.  


Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline

Phone: 208-398-4357 (call or text)        Website 
Services Offered: Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline provides crisis intervention, emotional support, problem solving, and referrals to local resources for persons at risk for suicide and for those concerned about them.


Idaho Youth Ranch       Website

Services Offered: Idaho Youth Ranch offering free services to children in need, including tele-mental health services


Intermountain Hospital     Location/Service Area: Inpatient Psychiatric Services

Phone: 208-377-8400        Website

Hours of Operation: 24/7

Services Offered: Mental Health Services


Life Counseling Center     Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-465-5433       Website  
Services Offered: Counseling Services, CBRS, Case Management, Telehealth 


Mental Health America        Website

Services Offered: Information on mental health during disease outbreaks, financial support, tools and resources for anxiety, resources for parents.


One Love Agency   Phone: 208-991-4296            Website

Services Offered: Mental health; EMDR and addiction. Telehealth services, need either a smart phone or a PC with a camera and microphone.


Pride Mental Health       ​Location/Service Area: Boise       Phone: 208-322-2928       Website

Services Offered: Providing support for anyone experiencing mental stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Region 4 Behavioral Health- Crisis Services     Location/Service Area: Ada, Elmore, Valley, Boise counties

Phone: 208-334-0808     Website

Services Offered: Please call our crisis line if you have a mental health crisis or need 208-334-0808


Pathways Community Crisis Center       Location/Service Area: Southwest Idaho

Phone: 1-833-5-CRISIS     visit their facebook page here 
Address: 7192 Potomac Drive, Boise 
Services Offered: Walk in crisis support after a short health screening, also offering TeleMental Health.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)       Website

Services Offered: Tips for taking care of your mental/behavioral health during COVID-19


Western Idaho Community Crisis Center       Location/Service Area: Caldwell and surrounding areas

Phone: 208-402-1044       Website

Address: 524 Cleveland Boulevard, Suite 160, Caldwell

Services Offered: Walk in crisis support after a short health screening


Treasure Valley Intergroup Alcoholics Anonymous       Website

Services Offered: Teleconferencing/Zoom meetings and outdoor meetings for those needing support during this time.


Women's and Children's Alliance        Location/Service Area: Ada County and surrounding

Phone: 208-343-3688       Website       Email:        

Hours of Operation: 8:30am-4pm 

Services Offered: We have a team at the Crisis Center ready to assist those who need us Monday –Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our hotlines are available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week for anyone to call from anywhere. Domestic Abuse Hotline 208-343-7025 / Sexual Assault Hotline 208-345-7273. Our clinicians, case managers and other program staff are continuing to support clients through telephonic phone appointments. The Court Advocate team can be reached at 208-343-3688 ext. 200. Our emergency and transitional domestic violence shelters continue to operate with trained client advocates there to support our residential clients.


West Valley Medical Center Behavioral Health Services      Website

Services Offered: If you or someone you know is in need of behavioral health services, call the 24-7 support line 855-755-5955

Services Offered: Your local Albertsons is hiring immediately to meet up with store demands during this time. Reach out to the store manager at your local Albertsons for more information. 


Idaho Department of Labor        Website 
Services Offered: Unemployment insurance is a program for workers unemployed through no fault of their own and is not a paid sick leave program. An individual whose workplace is temporarily or permanently closed may file a claim for unemployment. In order to be eligible, the individual must be physically and mentally able to work and be available for work at the time of filing the claim.


WalMart       Website 
Services Offered: Immediate hiring positions nationwide


Whole Foods       Website 
Services Offered: Hiring for in-store shoppers


US Department of Labor       Website 
Services Offered: New employer sick leave requirements - "Two weeks (up to 80 hours) of paid sick leave at the employee’s regular rate of pay where the employee is unable to work because the employee is quarantined (pursuant to Federal, State, or local government order or advice of a health care provider), and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and seeking a medical diagnosis"

Boise State University's Bronco Corps

Bronco Corps will bring together students from every major in the College of Business and Economics to identify innovative solutions that will ensure the continued viability of Idaho's nonprofit and small business community. COBE's Career Services Office will work with nonprofit and small business partners to create job descriptions for their positions of greatest need. Potential projects are: helping businesses with PPP loan forgiveness, creating online or mobile business sites, finding solutions to supply chain issues, creating a marketing campaign and assisting with business operations, human resource or accounting challenges. Contact Mark Bannister, Dean, College of Business and Economics at


Small Business Administration     Location/Service Area: Small businesses in Idaho

Phone: 1-800-659-2955     Website

Services Offered: The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering disaster loan assistance to Idaho small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Vist their website for details.


Economic Opportunity         Website

Services Offered: We are continuing to provide services remotely.  Hours of operation M-F 8:30am-5pm. Rent/housing assistance and business assistance through emergency personal loans and small business loans.


Nonprofit Support, Small Business Administration Disaster Economic Injury Loan Assistance     Location/Service Area: Nonprofits in Idaho      Website

Services Offered: Idaho nonprofits ARE eligible for Small Business Administration disaster economic injury loan assistance and at a LOWER rate of 2.75%.  Visit website for more information.


SBDC Idaho     Website

Services Offered: " Idaho Small Business Development Center consultants are available to work with your business, answering questions, providing resources, and advocating for your business to help get through this period.

Boise Bicycle Project       Website
Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 2084296520      E-mail: 

Hours of Operation: We are closed to general public, but open to those with no other transportation options Wed-Saturday 11-5pm.

Services Offered: Free bike repair at BBP for those with no other transportation options.  Kids bike donations, we can deliver in the Boise area.  Mobile bike repair for kids bikes in the Boise area. Call for latest information.


Valley Regional Transit       Website
Location/Service Area: Ada and Canyon Counties

Phone: 2082582729    

Hours of Operation: 6 AM to 9:00 PM, M-S

Services Offered: We are the transit authority for Ada and Canyon county providing bus and shuttle service for the two counties. The buses are operating as normal currently, this may change. Check website for latest updates.


Ada Community Library

Phone: 208-362-0181       Email:            Website   

Services Offered: Phone and email services Tuesday-Thursday 11 am to 6 pm; extended WiFi hours accessible in parking lot; new library card remote registration; digital resources such as movies, music, ebooks, eaudiobooks, reference sources, children's picture books, etc.


Boise Public Library     


Services Offered: Library locations are closed, but digital resources are still accessible by the public! Visit here for more information.


Caldwell Public Library     Location/Service Area: Caldwell & surrounding communities

Phone: 2084593242      E-mail:       Website

Services Offered: Phone & virtual reference/information services, electronic resources via our website, public Wi-Fi on the outside of the library.


Columbia University Center for Science and Society      Website

Like nearly everyone around the globe, daily life at the Center for Science and Society has been uprooted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us are looking for ways to help, options for teaching our childrent, and sometimes, an escape from it all. This list will be updated regularly. 


Educational Websites for Kids & Learning Resources Guide    Website


Idaho Commission for Libraries       Location/Serivce Area: Statewide

Phone: 208-334-2150       Website

Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm 

Services Offered: Idaho Talking Book Service for the Blind and Visually Impaired remains open, customer service representatives available; free databases for online learning, genealogy, auto repair, reader's advisory and more; virtual storytimes for preschool children. For local library services, check library's website. Many Idaho libraries offer digital catalogs with audio and e-books, and sometimes movies.


National Emergency Library       Website

Services Offered: 4 million digital books online for free, no waiting lists


TRIO Educational Opportunity Center       Location/Service Area: Ada and Canyon County

Phone: 208-364-9925           Website

Hours of Operation: M-F, 9am-5pm, via telephone only

Services Offered: For those who are having trouble contacting their schools, managing their financial aid, or unsure if they will be able to make student loan payments. We can make sure individuals do not fall into additional financial hardship with their student loans. EOC assists and enrolls eligible adults in college and career training programs through exploring available programs, completing admissions requirements, identifying and filling out financial aid applications, and more


University of Idaho Extension     Location/Service Area: Public education

Phone: 2082875900      E-mail:       Website

Hours of Operation: Our organization is open for the time being, but hours/operations may be scaled back

Services Offered: Education across multiple relevant subjects, (food safety, nutrition, gardening, and finance.) and collaborative methods to teach audiences remotely.


University of Idaho Extension, Canyon County     Location/Service Area: Canyon Couty

Phone: 208-459-6003      E-mail:       Website

Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm If possible, public are encouraged to call and email rather than stop by.

Services Offered: Our office provides research based resources for food and nutrition, gardening and lawns, youth development, livestock and small acreages, and crops. Clientele can call or email with questions about food safety, food preservation, any questions with lawn or garden care, keeping youth active and engaged, caring for livestock and acreage, and crop production. We are a local hub of information from the University of Idaho on many topics and provide those to the public. Our programs are continuing through online platforms with things people can do at home. We have extensive resources and handouts that can be emailed to people or talked about by phone.

Idaho Department of Education       Website

Idaho State Board of Education       Website

Idaho Out of School Network 
Services Offered: Follow the ION's Facebook Page for daily material parents and educators can use at home with children

Idaho Parents Unlimited     Location/Service Area: Statewide Resource Center 
Phone: 208-342-5884      E-mail:       Website 
Services Offered: 
Sharing of resources and information

Idaho STEM Action Center       Website 
Services Offered: The Idaho STEM Action Center, in response to the current environment of students, parents, and teachers working and studying from home is a one stop-shop for STEM-tastic activities, experiments, and other STEM-related resources! These FREE resources will help ensure our STEM enthusiasts stay engaged during school closures, and that educators have the online learning tools they need to explore STEM horizons in new ways, Visit their website for more information.

Coloring Book on Coronavirus for Kids (by Saint Alphonsus):

In Color       In Black and White

University of Idaho 4H Extension       Website 
Services Offered: Virtual learning resources

Learning A to Z       Website 
Services Offered: Free online learning resources for educators for the rest of the school year

Online resources for K-1 parents from Lee Pesky Learning Center       Website

PBS Kids resources for parents page     Website

A large list of educational resources from Amazing Educational Resources     Website

Talking to kids about Coronavirus       Website       

Teaching kids good hand washing        Website       Website       Website

Wash Your Hands Song (Baby Shark)       Website

Working from Home while your children are home       Website       Website

Talking to your children about social isolation from grandparents      Website

YMCA On-Demand Videos Website

Ada County Government        Website

Services we Offer: provides numerous state mandated services to the communities we serve. Everything from courts, to public safety, to elections. Each Ada County department and Office has been affected by efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Please visit their website for updated information.

Banking While Social Distancing       Website
Resources and tips to maintain financial well being during social distancing
City of Caldwell              Website

Phone: 208-455-3300      

Services Offered: Please check the City of Caldwell website for updated information on program/events.


Consulate of Mexico       Website

Phone: 208-343-6228       Email:       

Services Offered: Assisting Mexican citizens with the following services: urgent passport or consular ID. Please call 208-919-1857 (emergencies only please). Obtain information about medical services in your city or county in case someone you know has COVID-19 symptoms. Access electronic resources to obtain update information on preventative health measures in your area. Information about transporting a deceased person back to Mexico. Information about labor rights, migratory and legal matters. You can also contact us via email o via our Facebook page (Consulado de México en Boise) to send questions or requests. Check website for latest updates

LINC Living Independence Network Council            Website
ocation/Service Area: Boise, Caldwell

Phone: 208-336-3335       E-mail:       

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm by phone or email. Our physical offices will be closed.

Services Offered: Information and Referral- This program helps people locate things they need to live independently or transition and integrate into the community.  We can support with answering questions about Covid-19 related issues, housing, employment, transportation, systems advocacy, healthcare, Social Security Administration assistance, Unemployment, and any number of important issues.  

Northwest Youth Corps    
Location/Service Area: Idaho, Washington, Idaho

Phone: 541-349-5055      

Services Offered: Paid, outdoor job-training experience


Money Fit by DRS        Website

Phone: 800-432-0310      E-mail:    

Hours of Operation: M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm by phone

Services Offered: Debt management to deal with high-interest credit cards and with debt collection accounts


Nampa Family Justice          Website
Location/Service Area: Nampa and surrounding areas

Phone: 208 475-5700       

Services Offered: Open to the public 8am-5pm for clients that have not been impacted by the Coronavirus. For clients that have been impacted, we are calling them to see if they are in need of resources. We will talk to clients over the phone and clients are welcome to message us via our face book page. We here for the community and want to help in any way we can. 


Rays for Rare         Website
Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-695-6300       E-mail:       

Services Offered: We bring uplifting support to medically fragile children and their families through practical supports like housecleaning, lawn care, meals and community. In this time of uncertainty we have increased our efforts for these vulnerable members of our community by gathering needed supplies and additionally providing Sunshine Boxes filled with staple food items, paper goods and a little light where skies are gray.

Self Isolation Advice from John Hopkins       Website

Services Offered: Advice on self-quaranting for roomates or family members


U-Haul          Website
Location/Service Area: U-Haul locations in US and Canada

Phone: 602-263-6981      

Services Offered: U-Haul is offering free 30 day self storage for college students in US and Canada, visit… for more information.

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