Resource Category: Disabilities

SILC (State Independent Living Council)

The SILC works closely with the Idaho Centers for Independent Living and other organizations to promote independent living for Idahoans. They have resources for assistive technology, housing, transportation and more.

Idaho Centers for Independent Living:

  • Disability Action Center Northwest (DAC) – Moscow, Coeur d’Alene, Hayden, Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint, Post Falls & Lewiston, Orofino, Grangeville, and surrounding areas
    • Living Independence Network Corporation (LINC) – Boise, Meridian Garden City, Eagle, Nampa, Caldwell, Twin Falls & surrounding areas
      • Life, A Center for Independent Living – Pocatello, Preston, Blackfoot, Burley, Ammon, Idaho Falls & surrounding areas
Locations:
  • 505 N Main Street Moscow, ID 83843
  • 3726 E Mullan Avenue Post Falls, ID 83854
  • 307 Nineteenth Street, Suite A-1 Lewiston, ID 83501
  • 1878 W Overland Rd Boise, ID 83705
  • 4110 Easton Ave Suite B, Caldwell, ID 83607
  • 182 Eastland Dr North, Suite C, Twin Falls, ID 83301
  • 640 Perishing Avenue, Suite A, Pocatello, ID 83201
  • 725 Jensen Grove Sr., Suite 5, Blackfoot, ID 83221
  • 2311 Park Avenue, Suite 7 Burley, ID 83318
  • 250 S. Skyline, Suite 1, Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Find Help Idaho

Findhelpidaho.org connects Idahoans seeking help with resources in their local community. It’s free, confidential, easy to use, and provides up-to-date information in more than 100 languages.
Through community collaboration and support, findhelpidaho.org works to improve health and social outcomes throughout Idaho.

We recommend using this statewide resource database if you need a resource that is not caregiver-specific or in the ICA Resource Database.

My Places Community Events

My Place Community Events seeks to provide safe, inclusive, and adaptive events for all no matter age or ability. The board of directors and event staff are all volunteers that are passionate about providing these services.

Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness

The Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf Blindness works to improve the educational services that are provided to those who have a combination of vision and hearing impairments. They provide these services to people up to age 21. They achieve this goal by providing technical assistance and training to parents, service providers, and agencies.

Locations:
  • 322 East Front Street # 200, Boise, ID 83702-7372, USA

Idaho Parents Unlimited (IPUL)

Idaho Parents Unlimited makes sure that parents that have children with disabilities are educated on the rights they are entitled to under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. IPUL helps parents to make educated choices about healthcare.

Locations:
  • 4619 West Emerald Street # E, Boise, ID 83706-2051, USA

Idaho Families of Adults with Disabilities, Inc

Idaho Families of Adults with Disabilities is a non-profit that provides help to families, providers, and friends that care for an adult with disabilities. Membership in this group provides discounts on educational seminars, access to family resource specialists, social opportunitites, networking, and hands-on support.

Autism Speaks

Autism speaks advocates for individuals with Autism and their families. They provide a variety of resources and information for parents of children with autism that cover strategies to improve sleep, haircutting tips and other guides for the obstacles you may face day to day.

Rays for Rare

Rays for Rare supports for medically fragile children through advocacy, support, and education for the child and their care provider. Supports available include family events, housekeeping, meal service, support groups and more.

Locations:
  • 1036 East Iron Eagle Drive #130, Eagle, ID 83616-6829, USA

ALS Association – Idaho

The ALS Association Idaho chapter provides support groups for those living with ALS, their caregivers, friends, and loved ones. Their meetings include educational presentations and representatives for resources in the community. They also have other services like resource navigation, education, and consultation on the use of assistive technology/equipment.

Rise: Adult Day Health

Adult Day Services at RISE Idaho provide supervised activities that help adults with developmental disabilities learn new skills. Individuals develop friendships, spend time socializing with friends, and have fun in a safe and caring environment.

Locations:
  • 3062 North Five Mile Road, Boise, ID 83713-5215, USA
  • 608 South Washington Avenue, Emmett, ID 83617-3525, USA
  • 1993 East 8th North, Mountain Home, ID 83647-2326, USA
  • 3070 12th Avenue Road, Nampa, ID 83686-8402, USA
  • 1092 Eastland Drive North Suite A & B, Twin Falls, ID 83301, USA