Notice of Monitoring Visit – Intermountain Hospital

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

Monitoring Visit to Cottonwood Creek Behavioral 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

Monitoring Visit to Southwest Idaho Treatment Center

Click here to download a PDF version of this notice To: Any and All Legal Guardians of Residents of Southwest Idaho Treatment Center (SWITC) RE: DisAbility Rights Idaho – Monitoring Visit to SWITC 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 Individuals … Continue reading Monitoring Visit to Southwest Idaho Treatment Center

Idaho Gives May 2-5, 2022

Idaho Gives May 2-5, 2022

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 2-5, 2022

Fearless Lawyering for Children

Click here to download a PDF version of this flyer Please help us spread the word about this free training for Idaho lawyers. CLE credit will be provided for those who attend in-person. For those who cannot travel to Boise, a virtual link will be provided so that you can tune into the training, but we apologize that logistical challenges have prevented us from providing CLE credit to virtual attendees. Please feel free to share this announcement, we have a wonderful line up of speakers and all Idaho lawyers are welcome to join whether in-person or virtually. Fearless Lawyering for … Continue reading Fearless Lawyering for Children

2022 primary Election Information

Click here to download a PDF containing 2022 Primary Election information. DisAbility Rights Idaho (DRI) is a private, non-profit organization that is designated as Idaho’s Protection and Advocacy System. Funding authorized by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) allows DRI to ensure that voters with disabilities have the opportunity to participate in every step of the electoral process. Inside This Issue Page 2 – Voting Options & Deadlines Page 3 – Voting Rights Page 4- Addressing Barriers Voter Hotline Information Transportation Resources Page 5 – COVID-19 Safety Tips DRI Contact Information DRI ELECTION DAY HOTLINE: 1-866-262-3462 Click here to download … Continue reading 2022 primary Election Information

fair housing month

April is Fair Housing Month

Why fair housing matters Fair housing builds stronger communities by ensuring everyone has the right to choose where they live without discrimination or harassment. By raising awareness of fair housing rights, we can build a stronger Idaho. We all have the right to live where we choose and can afford. This affects our access to education, employment, health care, clean air and water, healthy food and recreation. Fair housing supports economic opportunity, safety, health, productivity, independence and dignity. DISCRIMINATION HURTS EVERYONE. If you experience discrimination because of your color, race, religion, sex, national origin, family status or disability, speak up. … Continue reading April is Fair Housing Month

DisAbility Rights Idaho Monitor Visit of Summit Youth Academy

Click Here to Download a PDF Version of this Notice March 11, 2022 To: Any and All Parents/Guardians of Summit Youth Academy Re: DisAbility Rights Idaho Monitor Visit Dear Parent/Guardian: This letter is to inform you that DisAbility Rights Idaho (“DRI”) is planning to visit Summit Youth Academy Residential Treatment Center on the dates of March 28, 2022 through April 1, 2022. Our visit to the facility is for monitoring purposes, which simply means that we will be speaking with residents and staff, and observing the general atmosphere and environment of the facility to monitor for compliance regarding safety and … Continue reading DisAbility Rights Idaho Monitor Visit of Summit Youth Academy

Voting in Idaho 2022

Click here to download a PDF version of this post What is Voting? Voting is a way for adult citizens to make decisions regarding an important issue or to pick someone for an office. Who Can Vote? You can vote if: you are a United States Citizen, 18 years old or older, registered to vote, and living in Idaho and the county you reside in at least 30 days before the election. How Do I Register to Vote? You can register to vote on Election Day at your polling place. You can also register online at www.voteidaho.gov or by filling … Continue reading Voting in Idaho 2022

FRED RIGGERS DISABILITY AWARENESS DAY

FEB. 2, 2022 | 9 A.M. – 1 P.M. Award Ceremony at NOON FIRST FLOOR CAPITOL ROTUNDA We invite you to stop by to learn more about issues concerning people with disabilities: The housing crisis The direct care workforce shortage Digital accessibility AND MORE! Click here to download a PDF version of this announcement.