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COVID-19 Treasure Valley Community Resource Page

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

Information is changing continuosly so for the latest updates, please check the corresponding angency/entity's website.

 

If you have any community resources to add to this page, please use this link. Information and details provided are changing frequently, please contact the listed organization for the latest details on services offered.

General Resources

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.

 

Idaho's Stay at Home Order       Website

View the Governor's Stay at Home Order and view FAQ's related to the order, also view guidance on essential services

 

Idaho's Stay at Home Order Explained in Multiple Languages       Website (Found in Facebook Feed)

 

Idaho 2-1-1 CareLine

Phone: 211       Website 

Services Offered: Find free or low cost services in your local community

 

Idaho Navigation Services

Phone: 211, ask for Navigation Services       Website

Hours of Operation: M-F, 8am-6pm by phone only

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. 

 

Aunt Bertha, The Social Care Network       Website

Services Offered: Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

 

COVID-19 Information Explained in 14 Languages       Website

 

Central District Health Department       Website     Service Area: Ada, Boise, Elmore, Valley Counties

Services Offered: The most up to date and accurate guidance on Coronavirus

 

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

 

State of Idaho Coronavirus information page       Website

Services Offered: The most recent news regarding Coronavirus and resources for community, small businesses, providers, schools, and more.

 

Familywize Prescription Savings Card 

Website

Services Offered: Free prescription savings card, regardless of income or insurance status

 

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.

 

Taxes        Website

The tax filing deadline has been moved from April 15th to July 15th. 

 

Food/Basic Needs Pantries and Student Meals

Boise Schools     Location/Service Area: Boise Schools

Phone: 208-854-4000      Website 

Services Offered: Free grab and go meals by drive up meal service offered M-F, 11am-12pm at Garfield, Grace Jordan, Whittier, Morley Nelson, Taft, and Whitney Elementaries. Children 1-18 are eligible, must be present to receive free meal, grab and go will contain one breakfast and one lunch. Click here for more information. Free delivery of grab and go meals by school bus to the following school bus routes: Horizon route 1 & 2, Jefferson, Koelsch, Taft.

 

Boise Schools Foundation SAFE Fund       Location/Service Area: Available for Boise School District students and families

Phone: 208-472-2233, English/Spanish/Swahili/Arabic

Services Offered: "SAFE Hotline is staffed by Boise School District Counselors and Social Workers who will respond within 48 hours. Basic needs support...including immediate funding for groceries, pharmacy/medication, laundry.       

 

Boys and Girls Club of Ada     Location/Service Area: Riverfront Park (Garden City), Meridian Elementary, Nampa Club

Phone: 208-376-4960      Website

Services Offered: Grab and Go breakfast and lunch available for ages 1-18, while supplies last from 11am-1pm. Visit here for more information.

 

Care House Partnerships Food Bank     Location/Service Area: Nampa

Phone: 2084663549       Website

Hours of Operation: 12:30PM - 4:00PM Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday

Services Offered: Food Pantry

 

Family Advocates       Location/Service Area: Ada and Canyon Counties

Phone: 208-345-3344 ext. 1015        Website 

Hours of Operation: Please call and/or email at this time for assistance during this time.

Services Offered: Basic non-food necessities (other than toilet paper) to families in need

 

Idaho Department of Corrections       Location/Service Area: Ada County

Phone: 208-605-4601       E-mail: rrothsch@idoc.idaho.gov

Hours of Operation: 8-5p M-Fr   Telephone first. Food and hygiene items will be left on picnic table outside of building for released people from prisons and their dependents under age 18. 

Services Offered: Backpacks, food, hygiene items

 

Idaho Foodbank       Location/Service Area: Locations across Idaho

Phone: 208-336-9643       Website        Hours of Operation: Refer to website

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.

 

Idaho School Districts Free Student Meals     Location/Service Area: Select schools throughout Idaho

Website

Services Offered: Select public schools are offering free school breakfasts and/or lunch to students in need throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. Community members can view a map of feeding sites, and details about how and when they are being distributed, by visiting https://www.sde.idaho.gov/cnp/

 

Marsing School District Community Hub       Address: 205 8th Ave W. Hwy 78, Marsing, ID 83639

Hours of Operation: Wednesday, 9am-1pm

Services Offered: Food pantry

 

Notus Food Pantry    Location/Service Area: For families and students of Notus Schools

Hours of Operation: 3/18 from 9-11am, 3/21 from 12-2pm, 3/25 from 9-11am, 3/27 from 12-2pm

Services Offered: Food pantry and grab and go breakfast/lunch for students only the week of March 30th by delivery, contact Ms. Wright for more information 208-870-0719

 

Nampa Seventh-day Adventist Church Community Services    

Phone: 208-461-1651     Website       Hours of Operation: Wednesday 12-4

Services Offered: Food boxes

 

Oasis Food Center       Location/Service Area: Canyon County

Phone: 208-459-6000       Website       Address: 506 W. Simplot Blvd., Caldwell Idaho 83605, United States

Hours of Operation: Food Center:  Open Wed. 12-2 (No hot meal), Thursdays: 4PM - 6PM

Services Offered: 

 

Salvation Army, Boise

Phone: 208-343-5420       Website       Address: 9492 W Emerald Street

Hours of Operation: Food Pantry- Tues-Thurs 12pm-4pm, Fri 10am-2pm.  Drive through only.  

Services Offered: Food Boxes

 

Salvation Army, Caldwell

Phone: 208-459-2011       Website        Address: 1015 E Chicago St. Caldwell ID 83605        E-mail: stephanie.bridgeo@usw.salvationarmy.org

Hours of Operation: Services are drive thru only Tuesday-Thursday 1-3:30pm. Other services are by phone/email

Services Offered: Diapers, wipes, hand soap, food boxes, Toilet paper, face masks for vulnerable

 

Salvation Army, Nampa

Phone: 208-467-6586        Website       Address: 403 S 12th Ave  Nampa ID 83651

Hours of Operation: 9am - 4pm

Services Offered: We have extended the emergency shelter and extra month in order to avoid turning people out to the streets at this time. We have changed out room rules to a come date quarantine and social distancing.  We are also serving bagged lunches to the public every day and offer food box service Monday thru Thursday and other assistance on Fridays by appointment. 

 

Seventh Day Adventist Church       Location/Service Area: Canyon County

Phone: 208-454-3459       Website       Address: 2216 Linden Street Caldwell, ID - 83605

Hours of Operation: Monday: 2:30 p.m to 5:00 p.m, Tuesday 10 a.m to 12:30 p.m, Clothing Closet is closed

Services Offered: Food Boxes

 

St. Vincent de Paul     Location/Service Area: Overland Food Pantry (Boise) and Holy Apostles Meridian Pantry

Phone: 208-344-5403      Website

Services Offered: Overland Food Pantry and Holy Apostles (Meridian) Food Pantry will be offering drive up food pantry services.

 

St. Vincent de Paul, Canyon County      Location/Service Area: Canyon County

Phone: 208-452-2132       Website       Address:  3719 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, ID 83605

Hours of Operation: Wednesdays 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m 

Services Offered:  Food Boxes

 

Union High School      Location/Service Area: Students and families of Union HS

Phone: 208-498-0559

Services Offered: We have food bags for students and families. We have diapers and basic hygiene needs. Limited to students and families of Union HS.

 

West Ada School District     Location/Service Area: Meridian Middle, Lewis and Clark Middle, Frontier Elementary, Chief Joseph Elementary, Spalding Elementary, Renaissance High School, Ustick Elementary

Website

Services Offered: Grab and Go meals from 11am - 1pm, M - F. Meals will be provided by walk up or drive through, children must be present to receive a meal. If the child is not present, a meal can still be purchased for $5 (exact change only).

 

Stores/Food Providers With Extended Services

Albertsons     Location/Service Area: All Albertsons grocery locations

Services Offered: Special shopping hours for the most at-risk populations (i.e. elderly, expectant mothers) from 7am-9am on Tuesdays and Thursdays

 

Boise Co-Op     Location/Service Area: Boise, Meridian

Phone: 208-472-4500      Website       Hours of Operation: 9am-8pm daily

Services Offered: Shopping hour for 60+ population from 8am-9am daily. Starts March 19th, please bring ID for age verification.

 

Boise Farmer's Market            Website

Services Offered: The opening of the Boise Farmer's Market has been postponed, but they have compiled a list of their local vendors who are offering delivery or pickup. 

 

CVS Pharmacy       Website

Services Offered: Free delivery of prescriptions and other essentials, video visit with health care practitioner, early prescription refills and 90 day prescription supply (on some prescriptions)

 

Life's Kitchen     Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-331-0199      Website

Hours of Operation: Lunch - Tuesday - Friday, 11AM to 1PM. Curbside delivery. Call in orders to 208-331-0199 X303.

 

Rite Aid       Website

Services Offered: Senior/weakened immune system shopping hours everyday from 9am-10am

 

Target

Services Offered: The first hour of shopping each Wednesday is reserved for vulnerable guests such as elderly and those with underlying health concerns.

 

Walgreens         Website

Services Offered: Open 9am-9pm weekdays,  Senior shopping 8am-9am every Tuesday, free prescription delivery to your door

 

Walmart

Services Offered: Walmart will open on Tuesdays from 6-7am for seniors only, vision and pharmacy will also be open.

 

Whole Foods       Website

Services Offered: Guests 60+ can shop between 7am-8am

 

WinCo       Website

Services Offered: Guests 60+ and vulnerable populations can shop 6am-7:30am Tu and Th

 

How to Stay Healthy if you Need to Grocery Shop         Website

 

Housing Resources

Jesse Tree of Idaho       Location/Service Area: Ada and Canyon Counties

Phone: 208-383-9486       Website

Hours of Operation: Available by phone M-F, 8-5

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       Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley and Twin Falls

E-mail: tmckinley@jannus.org       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. Interest and payments deferred for the first 4 months for those initiating new loans.

 

Salvation Army, Nampa

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

Hours of Operation: 9am - 4pm

Services Offered: We have extended the emergency shelter and extra month in order to avoid turning people out to the streets at this time. We have changed out room rules to a come date quarantine and social distancing.  We are also serving bagged lunches to the public every day and offer food box service Monday thru Thursday and other assistance on Fridays by appointment. 

 

Elderly Support

Area Agency on Aging      Location/Service Area: Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley & Washington Counties
 
Phone: 208-898-7086      E-mail: psa3@a3ssa.com       Website        Address: 701 S. Allen Street, Suite 100 Meridian, ID 83642
 
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm 
 
Services Offered: Information services, Home-delivered meals, Homemaker, Respite, Volunteer services, emergency food bags, Curbside Meals (Services for 65 +)
 
 
AARP       Website
 
Services Offered: AARP will host a weekly live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall on Thursdays at 1 p.m. ET.  Join by calling toll-free 855-274-9507.
 
 
State Independent Living Council       Website
 
Services Offered: COVID-19 resource page for older adults and people with disabilities
 

Utility Support

AT&T       

Services Offered: AT&T won't terminate service or charge late payments for those impacted by COVID-19, visit here for more infomation.

 

Idaho Power    

Phone: 208-388-2323      Website

Services Offered: Temporarily suspending disconnections for homes and small businesses during COVID-19 outbreak. For those struggling, please call 208-388-2323

 

Intermountain Gas    

Phone: 800-548-3679       Website

Services Offered: Suspending service disconnections for non-payments related to COVID-19.

 

Sprint    

Website

Services Offered: Providing Unlimited data for 60 days to customers with metered data plans (effective 3/18). Giving 20 GB of free mobile hotspot to customers with hotspot-capable devices (effective 3/18). Offering complimentary rates from the U.S. to CDC-defined Level 3 countries to customers with international long-distance plans (effective 3/18).

 

Suez Water    

Phone: 208-362-7304      Website

Services Offered: No water shut off unless there is a water main break or similar emergency.

 

Verizon    

Website

Services Offered: Verizon will waive late fees starting March 16 for 60 days and will not terminate service to those experiencing economic hardship due to COVID-19. For more information, visit https://www.verizon.com/about/news/our-response-coronavirus

 

Childcare

Childcare for Frontline Workers

The Department of Health and Welfare is tracking those childcare centers that are still open and available to frontline workers. Please contact the Idaho 2-1-1 Careline by dialing 211 on your phone to find a location.

 

Boise Schools     Location/Service Area: Grace Jordan, Whitney, Whittier, Morley Nelson Elementaries

Phone: 208-854-6722      Website         Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm for select children

Services Offered: Free childcare March 17-27 for those families with workers in high demand jobs such as first responders. Offered to 24 children at each site and K-6 students are eligible. Families can apply using this form 

 

Boys and Girls Club of Ada     Location/Service Area: Moseley Center, Meridian Club, Peregrine Club, Desert Sage Club, Kuna Club

Phone: 208-376-4960     Website       Hours of Operation: 7am-6pm weekdays

Services Offered: Boys and Girls Club locations are continuing to provide childcare to serve those families who absolutely must continue working. Visit www.adaclubs.org for more information

 

Idaho Stars       Location/Service Area: Statewide

Phone: Call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588       E-mail: iswebmaster@uidaho.edu     

Hours of Operation: 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday - Friday        Website

Services Offered: We assist families who are searching for Child care to find providers who are open for essential workers. 

 

Jannus Economic Opportunity       Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-947-4262       E-mail: jhay@jannus.org       Website

Services Offered: Remote staff will respond to email and phone inquiries regarding childcare needs from 8:30 to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday. Affordable, quality childcare in a home-based environment. Many providers offer care during evenings, overnights and weekends, and offer transportation as well.

 

Healthcare

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

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

Services Offered: COVID-19 drive up testing at the Boise and Meridian St. Luke's location from 10am-6pm, 7 days a week

 

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 North Nampa Urgent Care and South Nampa Urgent Care from 8am-8pm 

 

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, 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.

 

Idaho SHIBA     Location/Service Area: Idaho

Phone: 1-800-247-4422      E-mail: idahoshiba@doi.idaho.gov       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       E-mail: kouwehand@saltzerhomehealth.com       Website

Hours of Operation: 24/7

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      E-mail: publichealthidaho@phd3.idaho.gov       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       E-mail: support@yourhealthidaho.org       Website 

Hours of Operation: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (MDT)

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. 

 

Mental Health and Crisis Resources

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

Phone: 208-683-8320       Website

Address: 148 S Cole Rd, Boise

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        Location: Statewide

Phone: 208-947-4288       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.

 

Empowering Choices Counseling     Location/Service Area: Canyon County / Tele-Health in Idaho

Phone: 208-803-0883      E-mail: ecc@empoweringchoicescounseling.net       Website   

Hours of Operation: Can schedule as needed for client

Services Offered: Tele-Therapy

 

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: lcarr@humansupports.com       Website

Hours of Operation: Our business hours are from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday to answer phones calls. We are currently only allowing individuals who are not experiencing any symptoms that sees a medication manager for injectable medications.  HSI is utilizing Telehealth services.

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

 

 

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

Phone: 208-630-6601       E-mail: info@idahoatc.org       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. To schedule a FREE 30 minute consultation visit our website at https://idahoatc.org/outpatient-clinic or you can email our staff. IATC services are provided with or without insurance.

 

Idaho Federation for Families       Location/Service Area: Statewide

Phone: 208-433-8845       E-mail: support@idahofederation.org       Website 

Hours of Operation: M-F 9-5 by phone

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.

 

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       Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-465-5433       Website

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 AM to 6 PM 

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       Location/Service Area: Statewide 

Phone: 208-991-4296       E-mail: contact@oneloveagency.org       Website

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

 

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     Website

Address: 7192 Potomac Drive, Boise

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

 

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.

 

Employment Support

Albertsons

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. 

 

CVS Pharmacy       Website

Services Offered: Immediate hiring for 50,000+ nationally

 

Fred Meyer

Services Offered: Fred Meyer and Kroger locations are hiring immediately to keep up with demands. Visit here 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.

 

Lowe's       Website

Services Offered: Immediate hiring of 30,000 positions nationwide

 

Novoresume       Website

Services Offered: "One month free access to all resume and cover letter templates in our Premium membership. We’re making this offer available through April 10."

 

US Postal Service       Website

Services Offered: Hiring 80 carrier assistants in Southern Idaho, starting wage at $15/hr

 

Walgreens        Website

Services Offered: Immediate hiring of 20,000 positions nationwide

 

WalMart       Website

Services Offered: Immediate hiring of 150,000 positions nationwide

 

Whole Foods       Website

Services Offered: Immediate hiring of 7,000 positions nationwide

 

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"

Business Support

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

Phone: 1-800-659-2955        E-mail: disastercustomerservice@sba.gov       Website

Services Offered: The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Idaho small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, to declare a disaster following a request received from Gov. Brad Little on March 18, 2020.

 

Economic Opportunity - Micro-Enterprise and Finance       Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley and Twin Falls

E-mail: tmckinley@jannus.org       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.Interest and payments deferred for the first 4 months for those initiating new loans.

 

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

Phone: 208-287-0780        E-mail:  jerry.miller@commerce.idaho.gov       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 here 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. Currently, each of our Centers across the state are open for business, although due to current social distancing measures, all meetings will be virtual by phone or video conference."

Education/Entertainment

Ada Community Library

Phone: 208-362-0181       Email: askit@adalib.org            Website   

Services Offered: Phone and email services Tuesday-Saturday 11 am to 6 pm; curbside pickup of materials currently on the shelf at local branch; 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.

 

Audible

Website

Services Offered: Hundreds of titles completely free for ages 0-18

 

Boise Public Library     

Website

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: infolibrary@cityofcaldwell.org       Website

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

 

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; LiLI.org free databases for online learning, genealogy, auto repair, reader's advisory and more; DayByDayID.org 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

 

University of Idaho Extension     Location/Service Area: Public education

Phone: 2082875900      E-mail: abingham@uidaho.edu       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: canyon@uidaho.edu       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.

 

For Educators/Parents

Idaho Department of Education       Website

 

Idaho State Board of Education       Website

 

Idaho Parents Unlimited     Location/Service Area: Statewide Resource Center

Phone: 208-342-5884      E-mail: parents@ipulidaho.org       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 will be launching STEM@Home – 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

 
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 daily newsletter with activity ideas while kids are home      Website

GoNoodle website - active videos and activities for kids at home        Website

A large list of educational resources from Amazing Educational Resources     Website

Learning A-Z, free virtual resources for educators for the rest of the year       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

 

Transportation

Boise Bicycle Project     Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 2084296520      E-mail: Jimmy@boisebicycleproject.org       Website

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.

 

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

Phone: 2082582729      Website

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. Our Meridian office for bus pass sales is open currently as is the Main Street Station in Boise

 

Miscellaneous

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 see the list below of services that have been affected and facilities that have been closed. 

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

City of Caldwell

Phone: 208-455-3300        Website 

Services Offered: Please check the City of Caldwell website for closures/cancellations of City of Caldwell buildings/program/events.   Utility and safety services offered by the City of Caldwell will continue.

 

EO Starling Project       Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-947-4277       E-mail: raxtman@jannus.org       Website

Services Offered: EO Starling Project pairs young women (ages 18-25) who have arrived as refugees with mentors in the Treasure Valley. Trained mentors and project staff assist mentees in building professional networks, acquiring and honing new skills, accessing new spaces, and creating personal and professional growth opportunities. We offer a supportive network to explore and grow.

 

Hopeful Connections for Foster and Adoptive Families

Services Offered: Free virtual get together for foster and adoptive families in Idaho. Adoptive parents: Tuesday at 8pm, Foster parents Wednesday at 8pm.  Visit here and request access to receive login information.       

 

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

Phone: 541-349-5055      

Services Offered: Paid, outdoor job-training experience

 

Money Fit by DRS    

Phone: 800-432-0310      E-mail: Help@MoneyFit.org       Website

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      Location/Service Area: Nampa and surrounding areas

Phone: 208 475-5700       Website

Services Offered: We are still 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       Location/Service Area: Treasure Valley

Phone: 208-695-6300       E-mail: admin@raysforrare.org       Website

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.

 

TRIO Educational Services       Location/Service Area: Ada and Canyon County

Phone: 208-364-9925        E-mail: eoc@uidaho.edu       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. 

 

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

Phone: 602-263-6981      Website

Services Offered: U-Haul is offering free 30 day self storage for college students in US and Canada, visit https://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About/20625/College-Students-U-Haul-Offer... for more information