September 22, 2023 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM (MDT) State Capitol Room (WW55) ZOOM:legislature.idaho.gov/sessioninfo/ 2023/joint/jloc/ The Joint Legislative Oversight Committee (JLOC) will hear Health and Welfare’s response to the Direct Care Workforce report from the Office of Performance Evaluations (OPE). Click here to download the PDF.
Notice of DisAbility Rights Idaho’s October 2023 Monitoring Visit – Cornerstone Cottage. Click here to download the notice.
Event in partnership with Disability Rights of Idaho (DRI), Special Olympics Idaho, and Idaho Parents Unlimited (IPUL) Click here to download a PDF version of this information. JUNE 24TH 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. | BOISE CITY HALL WEST, 333 N. MARK STALL PLACE Ask questions, share stories with officers and explore vehicles and safety gear. The community is invited to join police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and other Boise public safety professionals in a meet and greet event. Attendees can ask questions and share stories with BPD officers, as well as explore vehicles and safety gear. Organizations wishing to … Continue reading MEET AND GREET ALL ABILITIES WELCOME
Access to Justice Idaho raises funds to support Idaho Legal Aid Services (ILAS), the Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program (IVLP), and DisAbility Rights Idaho (DRI) — the three principal providers of civil legal services for poor and vulnerable Idahoans. The need for free legal services is constant and increasing. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has left one in seven Idaho workers unemployed. Many who were seemingly secure, now face evictions, foreclosures, crippling medical bills without health insurance, and a myriad of unexpected legal problems. This year, more than ever, the low-income beneficiaries of Access to Justice need your help.
Hello! Have you dreamed of making history? Of course, we all have. And now we have a chance to be a part of your community’s day of giving – an opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations connect to the larger community. We need your help! Please join our campaign and help us reach our goal of $20,000. We need you to tell your friends and family members about the important work we do and ask them to join us in helping to make a difference. Get ready to give! On … Continue reading Idaho Gives May 1-4, 2023
Join the Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition (IATC) and other community members at the Idaho State Capitol Building, 2nd floor Rotunda, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. We will be sharing resources and information, and a proclamation has been submitted to Governor Little’s office to confirm Idaho’s support of this national awareness day (signing time to be determined). In the evening, the Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition will be hosting a Social Event starting at 6:00 pm at the Linen Building. All proceeds will directly benefit our work; 1) Education, Awareness, and Advocacy, 2) 24/7 Crisis Hotline, and 3) Direct Victim Assistance. Tickets for the Social Event … Continue reading National Human Trafficking Awareness Day Jan. 11th, 2023
THRIVE RESOURCE FAIR November 12, 12–3:00 p.m. | FREE | All Ages Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA Welcome to THRIVE! Please join us for a Resource Fair and a chance to explore the THRIVE Center. Staff will be on-site to tour the facility and discuss THRIVE programs/activities. Community providers will have booths providing information. This is agreat time to check out the facility for FREEto both non-members and members and learn about the many perks in the Treasure Valley. All ages and abilities are welcome! Please register each individual in attendance. All individuals 18+ must bring a government-issued photo ID for … Continue reading THRIVE RESOURCE FAIR
Idaho Voices for Children is conducting research into Idaho’s Behavioral Health System, and they want to hear directly from families that have experience interacting with this system. With wait times of up to one year to see a children’s behavioral health specialist, service backlogs, and provider shortages, families across the state are facing multiple barriers when trying to seek the care that their children need. Your valuable input and experience can help us solve this challenge. We are conducting focus group sessions with parents who’s children frequently interact with the behavioral health system to ask parents about … Continue reading Parents Opportunity to Impact Policy
Click here to download a PDF version of this announcement June 7, 2022 To: Any and All Legal Guardians of Residents of Intermountain Hospital RE: DisAbility Rights Idaho – Monitoring Visit to Intermountain Hospital Dear Guardian: DRI is Idaho’s Protection and Advocacy System (P&A). Each state’s P & A is part of a federally mandated system with the authority and obligation to protect and advocate for the human and legal rights of individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness and/or other disabilities. Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (PADD), 42 U.S.C. § 15001, et seq.; Protection and Advocacy for … Continue reading Notice of Monitoring Visit – Intermountain Hospital
Click here to download a PDF version of this announcement May 24, 2022 To: Any and All Legal Guardians of Residents of Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital RE: DisAbility Rights Idaho – Monitoring Visit to Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital Dear Guardian: DRI is Idaho’s Protection and Advocacy System (P&A). Each state’s P & A is part of a federally mandated system with the authority and obligation to protect and advocate for the human and legal rights of individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness and/or other disabilities. Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (PADD), 42 U.S.C. § 15001, et seq.; … Continue reading Monitoring Visit to Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital