Resource Category: Mental health

Autism/ Aspergers Support Groups

Parenting Aspergers Community provides families with information that is applicable to all family members. Find a list of the support groups in the state of Idaho on this website.

  • 600 North Curtis Road Suite 145, Boise, ID 83706-1451, USA
  • 2714 8th Avenue Suite 8, Lewiston, ID 83501-3320, USA

Idaho Caregivers Unite

An online Facebook group of caregivers who strive to support each other in the struggles that can come with caring for a loved one. This group thrives by showing love, respect, loyalty, and dignity for each member in the group.

Parkinson’s Foundation Events

People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have a better life because of Parkinson’s Foundation Pacific Northwest. Their online events provide a variety of ways to seek support and get involved virtually including mindfullness Mondays, fitness Fridays, and support groups.

Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation Support Groups

The program team at Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation puts together free Parkinson’s education, movement, voice, and mindfullness programs. They facilitate in person and virtual support groups across the state of Idaho.

Relatives as Parents Support Groups

There are Relatives as Parents support groups statewide that offer support, training, resources, and encouragement to grandparents or other family members that are raising the child of a relative either formally or informally.

Information on Support Groups:

Region 1: Relatives as Parents support group. Contact Jessica Gross or Glenda Weaver by calling 208-660-4905 or visit 

Region 3 & 4: Idaho Relatives As Parents (IRAP) support group. Email for more information.
Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday of month from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and 1st Monday from 1 – 2 p.m.
For information on the Spanish speaking group, contact Elva Villareal by calling 208-888-3331 or emailing

Region 5: Kinship/GAP support group. Contact Shawna Wasko at 208-736-2126 for more information.

Region 6: Kinship Care Support: Contact the local Area Agency on Aging for current support group information at 208-233-4032 or email

Region 7: Email for more information.

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.

Daughterhood Circles

Daughterhood is an online and in-person peer support group for those caring for aging parents, family members, and friends. They provide education through webinars, blog posts, and information shared through the support groups.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Health provides a source of information and resources for those of the LGBTQI community


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).