SURVIVOR RESOURCE GUIDE

Idaho

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COUNSELING AND OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES

The Advocates
P.O. Box 3216
Hailey, ID 83333
Office/Hotline: (208) 788-4191
Office Hours: 24 hours
Toll-free Hotline: (888) 676-0066
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept Collect Calls: Yes (first contact only)
Website: www.theadvocates-aplacetogo.org
Email: info@theadvocates-aplacetogo.org

The Advocates' mission is to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault through education, shelter, and supportive services.

Service area: Blaine, Camas, Custer, and Lincoln Counties, but services are also provided to survivors in other areas who contact The Advocates
Work with: Survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above and case management.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Services are available in English and Spanish. Se ofrece servicios en ingles y español.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center
1050 Memorial Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Office: (208) 529-4352
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm, and Friday, 9am-4pm MST
Hotline: (208) 235-2412
Toll-free Hotline: (866) 322-4352
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept Collect Calls: Yes, on the office line
Email: tmcbride@co.bonneville.id.us

The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center (DVSAC) provides comprehensive services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Idaho Falls area.

Service area: Bonneville, Jefferson, and Northern Bingham Counties, but DVSAC will work with anyone who is able to provide their own transportation to the office
Work with: Survivors of violent crime, including domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, robbery, kidnapping, etc., and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; individual counseling, by arrangement, a weekly support group for sexual assault survivors at 3-B Detention Center; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: Crisis intervention; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; individual counseling and therapy; group counseling, including a support group for teen and adult female survivors of sexual assault; information; and referrals.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention; counseling; information; and referrals.
Fees: Free

Family Crisis Center
218 Dividend Drive, Suite #5
Rexburg, ID 83440
Office/Hotline: (208) 356-0065
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept Collect Calls: Yes

The Family Crisis Center provides comprehensive services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Service area: Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, and Madison Counties
Work with: Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; information; and referrals for legal aid and other needed services.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above and a support group for adult women survivors of abuse and assault; a food bank; assistance with clothing, home supplies, and other basic needs; and referrals for on-going counseling
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention; support; information; and referrals.
Fees: Free

Family Services Alliance of Southeast Idaho
355 South Arthur
Pocatello, ID 83204
Office: (208) 232-0742
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm MST
Hotline: (208) 251-4357
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept Collect Calls: No
Website: www.fsalliance.org
Email: saraho@fsalliance.org

The mission of the Family Services Alliance (FSA) of Southeast Idaho is to promote safe and healthy families, to work to end physical and mental abuse, and to provide victim support.

Service area: Bannock County and Southeast Idaho
Work with: Survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; a psycho-educational group on healthy relationships at the Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center (PWCC); information; and referrals. Inmates at PWCC can contact their manager if they would like to enroll in the group. Individual counseling may also be available for survivors at the PWCC, by arrangement.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above and individual counseling; case management; emergency shelter; food and hygiene assistance; support groups; community advocacy; and legal aid referrals.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention; counseling; information; and referrals.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: FSA also offers free parenting classes and a non-violence program for batterers, for a fee.

Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
300 E. Mallard Drive, Suite 130
Boise, ID 83706
Office: (208) 384-0419
Toll Free Office: (888) 293-6118
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm MST
Accept Collect Calls: No
Website: www.idvsa.org

The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (ICASDV) is a statewide non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and provides education, assistance, and support to individuals, programs, and organizations dedicated to ending sexual assault and domestic violence.

Service area: Idaho
Work with: Survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones, sexual assault programs, and allied professional groups
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Information and referrals to the nearest rape crisis center via phone and by mail and a directory of affiliated rape crisis centers on the ICASDV website.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free

Women’s and Children’s Alliance
Attn: Clinical Services
720 W. Washington
Boise, ID 83702
Office: (208) 343-3688
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm MST
Hotline: (208) 345-7273
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept Collect Calls: No
Website: www.wcaboise.org
Email: Emails can be sent through the website

The Women's and Children's Alliance (WCA) offers safety, healing, and freedom to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Service area: Boise and surrounding areas
Work with: Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; legal advocacy and court accompaniment for sexual assault cases; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, and case management; individual counseling; support groups; and emergency shelter and transitional housing for women and children who are fleeing domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention; counseling; information; and referrals.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: WCA also offers parenting classes and a weekly life skills group for shelter residents and clients who are receiving case management services. Substance abuse therapy groups are also offered twice a week.

YWCA of Lewiston/Clarkston
300 Main St.
Lewiston, ID 83501
Office: (208) 743-1535
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9am-4:30pm and Wednesday, 1-4:30pm PST
Hotline: (208) 746-9655
Toll-free Hotline: (800) 669-3176
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept Collect Calls: No
Website: www.ywcaidaho.org
Email: Emails can be sent through the website

The YWCA of Lewiston/Clarkston is a private, non-profit social service organization that operates a comprehensive program serving Washington and Idaho residents. Located in Lewiston and Clarkston, the agency provides services to survivors of crime, including domestic violence and sexual assault; provides shelter and support services for homeless families; operates a 24-hour crisis line; and provides information, referrals, and emergency services.

Service area: Clearwater, Idaho, Lewis, and Nez Perce Counties
Work with: Survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline and by mail; information; and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: Personal advocacy and support; referrals for counseling services; and support groups for adult, teen, and child survivors, depending on availability.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention; information; and referrals.
Fees: Free

LEGAL RESOURCES

ACLU of Idaho
P.O. Box 1897
Boise, ID 83701
Office: (208) 344-9750
Website: www.acluidaho.org
Email: admin@acluidaho.org
Online Complaint Form: www.acluidaho.org/complaintform.html
Inmate Intake Form: www.acluidaho.org/images/ACLU-ID_Intake_Prisoner_s_Rights.pdf

The ACLU of Idaho works to defend liberty throughout the state of Idaho. The ACLU is involved in litigation and advocacy on behalf of individuals, and lobbies on scores of bills in the state legislature and local councils. Survivors of sexual assault behind bars who believe their civil rights have been violated can contact the ACLU by filling-out the Online Complaint Form, by printing out and mailing in the Inmate Intake Form, or by writing to the address above to request assistance.

Idaho State Bar Lawyer Referral Service
P.O. Box 895
Boise, ID 83701
Referral Service: (208) 334-4500, Monday-Friday
Website: http://isb.idaho.gov/

The Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) is operated as a public service of the Idaho State Bar. All LRS attorneys are members in good standing with the Idaho State Bar. LRS attorneys have agreed to provide their clients with an initial half-hour office consultation for a $35 fee unless the cases include personal injury or workers' compensation. These two areas of law receive a free half-hour consultation. After the initial half-hour, any further fees are to be negotiated between the lawyer and client. The Idaho State Bar does not charge the public for these referrals and receives no money from the attorneys for the referrals. All attorneys listed in the LRS database have paid a fee to participate in the LRS. Not all Idaho State Bar attorneys are members of the LRS service.

Legal Voice
907 Pine Street, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101
Office: (206) 682-9225
Website: www.legalvoice.org
Email: info@legalvoice.org

Legal Voice, formerly the Northwest Women's Law Center, has been the vanguard organization bringing groundbreaking litigation and fighting for landmark legislation to ensure justice for women in the Pacific Northwest for more than 30 years. The Legal Voice Litigation Program brings cases that change law throughout several states in the Northwest, including Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. Legal Voice receives a large number of requests for assistance and is able to provide legal representation or advocacy only for a limited number of clients whose cases have the potential for broader impact. Survivors of sexual abuse behind bars can contact Legal Voice confidentially by phone or by mail by sending a letter marked “legal mail” to the address above.

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

Office of Professional Standards
Idaho Department of Correction, Central Office
1299 North Orchard, Suite 110
Boise, ID 83706
Office: (208) 658 2040

The Office of Professional Standards is responsible for providing oversight in all Idaho Department of Correction’s facilities. Inmates who have been sexually assaulted in an IDOC facility can contact the Office of Professional Standards to report the assault and any concerns regarding the handling of investigations into such abuse.

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JDI has directly contacted each organization listed in the Resource Guide in hopes of pointing survivors toward those currently accepting new clients. However, the inclusion of any group or individual in the Resource Guide does not necessarily constitute an endorsement or recommendation by JDI, nor can JDI guarantee the availability of the services described here.