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                                       Introduction
                                       This resource directory is intended as a guide to most of the City
                                       services and human services in Meridian, Idaho, as well as others
                                       in Ada County. It is not an all-inclusive list, nor does inclusion in
                                       this directory constitute City endorsement. For additional
                                       information, contact the following:

                                       Treasure Valley Community Resource Center
                                       2412 E. Chicago St. #110
                                       Caldwell, ID 83605 (mailing only)
                 Mayor
        Meridian Weerd                 459-9263 or 1-800-228-2859
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                                       www.idahoconnections.org

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                                       1607 W. Jefferson St.
                                       Boise, ID 83702
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                                                                  Meridian
                                                                  Fast Facts


Table of Contents
Community Resources by Category

Emergency Services                                     4    •   Meridian was established in
                                                                1893 and incorporated in
Community Services                                     4        1903, with a population of
Local Government Services                              4        200.
Utilities                                              4    •   Meridian was originally
Education & Schools                                    4        named Hunter, after its first
                                                                postal superintendent.
Higher Education, Employment Training & Services       5
Financial Assistance & Counseling                      6    •   Meridian is named for the
                                                                Boise Meridian, the Idaho
Low Income Healthcare & Programs                       6        land surveyor’s north-south
Parenting / Childcare Programs & Assistance            6        line running through Initial
                                                                Point, located 16 miles due
Emergency Shelters                                     7        south of the city.
Food & Clothing Sources                                7
                                                            •   For many years, Meridian
Legal Assistance                                       7        was known as a dairy center.
Media Contacts                                         7        Its Dairy Days festival has
                                                                been celebrated annually in
Health Services                                        8        one form or another since
Substance Abuse Services                               8        1929.
Mental Health & Disabilities Services                  8    •   Meridian has been the
Family Violence & Abuse                                9        fastest growing city in Idaho
                                                                since 1994, with the
Hispanic Services                                      9        population tripling between
Veterans Resources                                     9        1990 and 2000, and more
                                                                than doubling between 2000
Counseling Services                                    10       and 2008.
Senior Services                                        10
                                                            •   For two consecutive years,
Housing Services & Resources                           10       Meridian was named one of
                                                                the nation’s “100 Best
                                                                Communities for Young
                                                                People.”

                                                            •   Due to a slight population
                                                                shift westward, Meridian is
                                                                now recognized as being the
                                                                population center of the
                                                                Treasure Valley.


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Emergency Services                               Meridian Senior Citizens Center           Meridian City Billing (water, sewer, trash)
                                                 133 W. Broadway                           208-888-4439
In Case of Emergency Only!                       Meridian, Idaho 83642
                                                                                           Meridian City Sewer Department
Police, Fire, Paramedics                         Phone: 208-888-5555
                                                                                           208-888-2191
Phone: 911
                                                 Meridian Symphony Orchestra               Meridian City Water Department
Idaho State Police:                              Phone: 208-891-2721                       208-888-5242
700 S. Stratford Dr.                                                                       Trash Services (County)
Meridian, Idaho 83642                            US Post Office                            208-345-1265
208-846-7500                                     1200 N. Main Street
                                                 Meridian, Idaho 83642                     Trash Services (Sanitary Services Co.)
                                                 1-800-ASK-USPS                            208-888-3999
Fire Department (Non-Emergency)
540 E. Franklin Rd.                                                                        Qwest (Telephone Service)
Meridian, Idaho 83642                            Parks & Recreation Summer Programs/Park   1-800-244-1111
208-888-1234                                     Reservations
                                                 Phone: 208-888-3579
                                                                                           Education & Schools
Police Dept (Non-Emergency)
1401 E. Watertower Lane                          Western Ada Recreation District
                                                 Phone: 208-887-1730                       Joint School District No. 2
Meridian, Idaho 83642                                                                      Phone: 208-855-4500
208-888-6678
                                                 Swimming Pool at Storey Park
                                                 Phone: 208-888-4329                       District Offices
Community Services                                                                         Administration Offices: 208-855-4500
                                                 Local Government Services                 Operations-Maintenance: 208-888-4320
Animal Control
                                                                                           Special Services: 208-855-4400
Phone: 208-409-4251
                                                 City of Meridian—City Hall                Transportation: 208-855-4440
Boise Rescue Mission Ministries’ River of Life   33 E. Broadway Avenue
676 South 13th Street                            Meridian, Idaho 83642                     High Schools
Boise, Idaho 83702                               208-888-4433                              Centennial High School: 208-855-4250
Phone: 208-389-9840                                                                        Central Academy: 208-855-4325
                                                 Building Department
                                                 33 E. Broadway Avenue                     Eagle Academy: 208-939-5386
Boys & Girls Club
201 East Idaho                                   Meridian, Idaho 83642                     Eagle High School: 208-939-2189
Meridian, Idaho 83642                            208-887-2211                              Meridian Academy: 208-855-4315
Phone: 208-888-5392                                                                        Meridian Charter High School: 208-288-2928
                                                 City Attorney / HR Director
                                                 33 E. Broadway Avenue                     Meridian High School: 208-350-4160
Carpool, Vanpool, Park & Ride
Phone: 208-345-7665                              Meridian, Idaho 83642                     Meridian Medical Arts Charter High School:
                                                 208-898-5503                              208-855-4075
Central District Health                                                                    Mountain View High School: 208-855-4050
707 North Armstrong Place                        MDC (Urban Renewal Agency)
                                                 208-888-4433                              Rocky Mountain High School: 208-350-4340
Boise, Idaho 83704
Phone: 208-375-5211
WIC: 208-327-7488                                Parks & Recreation Department             Middle Schools
                                                 11 W. Bower St                            Crossroads Middle School: 208-855-4275
Crime Prevention Programs                        Meridian, Idaho 83642                     Eagle Middle School: 208-939-2216
Phone: 208-887-4713                              208-888-3579
                                                                                           Heritage Middle School: 208-350-4130
                                                 Planning Department                       Lake Hazel Middle School: 208-855-4375
Idaho Humane Society – Animal Shelter
4775 Dorman Street                               660 E. Watertower Lane Ste 202            Lewis and Clark Middle School: 208-377-1353
Boise, Idaho 83705                               Meridian, Idaho 83642                     Lowell Scott Middle School: 208-939-2101
Phone: 208-342-3508                              208-884-5533
                                                                                           Meridian Middle School: 208-855-4225
                                                 Public Works Dept.                        Pathways Middle School: 208-350-4040
Meridian Cemetery
Phone: 208-888-5705                              660 E. Watertower Lane Suite 200          Sawtooth Middle School: 208-855-4200
                                                 Meridian, Idaho 83642
Meridian Food Bank                               208-898-5500                              K-8 Schools
58 E. Idaho Ave.                                                                           Christine Donnell School of Arts: 208-855-4355
Meridian, Idaho 83642                            Utilities                                 Galileo Math & Science School: 208-350-4105
Phone: 208-888-1209
                                                                                           Siena K-8 School: 208-350-4370
                                                 Cable One
Meridian Library                                 208-455-5555
1326 W. Cherry Lane
                                                 Idaho Power
Meridian, Idaho 83642
                                                 208-388-2323
Phone: 208-888-4451
                                                 Intermountain Gas Company
                                                 208-377-6840
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Elementary Schools                              Idaho State University – Boise Center           ITT Technical Institute
Cecil D. Andrus Elementary: 208-939-3400        12301 West Explorer Drive, Suite 102            12302 West Explorer Drive
Chaparral Elementary: 208-350-4180              Boise, ID 83713                                 Boise, ID 83713-1529
                                                208-373-1700                                    208-322-8844
Chief Joseph Elementary: 208-350-4200
                                                www.isu.edu/boisect                             www.itt-tech.edu
Desert Sage Elementary: 208-350-4020
Discovery Elementary: 208-855-4090              Northwest Nazarene University—STEP Program      Milan Institute of Cosmetology
Eagle Elementary: 208-855-4365                  623 Holly St.                                   1021 W Hemingway
                                                Nampa, ID 83686                                 Nampa, ID 83651
Eagle Hills Elementary: 208-350-4085
                                                208-467-8011                                    888-207-9460
Frontier Elementary: 208-350-4190               www.nnu.edu
Hunter Elementary: 208-855-4285                                                                 www.milaninstitute.edu
Joplin Elementary: 208-855-4345                 Stevens Henager College                         Razzle Dazzle College of Beauty
                                                700 Americana Blvd                              120 Holly St.
Lake Hazel Elementary: 208-350-4075
                                                Boise, ID 83702                                 Nampa, ID 83686
Linder Elementary: 208-855-4430                 208-345-0700                                    208-465-7660
Mary McPherson Elementary: 208-855-4300         www.stevenshenager.edu                          www.razzledazzlecollege.com
McMillan Elementary: 208-855-4475
                                                Treasure Valley Community College               Selland College of Applied Technology
Meridian Elementary: 208-855-4335
                                                650 College Blvd                                2407 Caldwell Blvd.
Paramount Elementary: 208-350-4120              Ontario, OR 97914                               Nampa, ID 83651
Pepper Ridge Elementary: 208-855-4130           541- 881-8822                                   208-562-2001
Peregrine Elementary: 208-888-1384              www.tvcc.cc.or.us                               www.selland.boisestate.edu
Pioneer School of the Arts: 208-855-4100
                                                Treasure Valley Community College – Caldwell    Job Placement Services
Ponderosa Elementary: 208-855-4040              Office
Prospect Elementary: 208-350-4000               317 Happy Day Blvd.                             Adecco
River Valley Elementary: 208-884-1741           Caldwell, ID 83607                              450 S. Meridian Rd
                                                208-454-9911                                    Meridian, Idaho 83642
Seven Oaks Elementary: 208-350-4095
                                                www.tvcc.cc.or.us                               Ph. 208-887-0877
Silver Sage Elementary: 208-855-4485
Spalding Elementary: 208-321-2150               University of Idaho – Boise Campus              AES Inc
Star Elementary: 208-855-4110                   322 E. Front Street                             1335 N. Main Street
                                                Boise, ID 83702                                 Meridian, Idaho 83642
Summerwind Elementary: 208-375-0210
                                                208-334-2999                                    Ph. 208-887-7740
Ustick Elementary: 208-855-4120                 www.boise.uidaho.edu
                                                                                                Bbsi
Higher Education, Employment                    Vocational & Technical Schools                  2375 S. Cobalt Point Way
                                                Apollo College
Training & Services                             1200 North Liberty Street
                                                Boise, ID 83704
College of Idaho (formerly Albertson College)   877-205-1458
2112 Cleveland                                  www.apollocollege.edu
Caldwell, ID 83605
208-459-5011                                    Academy of Professional Careers
http://www.collegeofidaho.edu/                  1021 W. Hemmingway
                                                Nampa, ID 83651
                                                                                                    "Treat people as if
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
                                                208-461-0616
                                                www.apcschool.edu
                                                                                                    they were what
Boise, ID 83725
208-426-1000                                    Boise State University – Canyon County              they ought to be
www.boisestate.edu                              2407 Caldwell Blvd.,
                                                Nampa, ID 83651                                     and you help
Boise State University West Campus
5500 E. University Way
                                                208-562-2100
                                                www.boisestate.edu                                  them to become
Nampa, ID 83687
208-562-3100                                    Boise State University Division of Vocational       what they are
www.boisestate.edu                              Technical Education
                                                2407 Caldwell Blvd.                                 capable of being."
George Fox University – Boise Center            Nampa, ID 83651
1810 S. Eagle Road                              208-562-2100
Meridian, ID 83642
208-375-3900
                                                www.boisestate.edu
                                                                                                                        -Goethe
www.georgefox.edu




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Financial Assistance and                     www.unitedwaytv.org                              Medicare (Social Security Administration)
                                             Veterans Employment and Reemployment Rights
Counseling                                   413 W. Idaho St., Suite 101
                                                                                              1249 S. Vinnell Way, Suite 101
                                                                                              Boise, ID 83709
                                             Boise, ID                                        208-321-2900
Agency for New Americans                     208-332-3570 ext. 3168
1614 West Jefferson St.                                                                       www.socialsecurity.gov
Boise, Idaho 83702                           World Relief-Treasure Valley
208-338-0033                                                                                  WIC (Women, Infant & Children)
                                             6702 Fairview Ave.                               707 N. Armstrong Place,
                                             Boise, Idaho 83704                               Boise, ID 83704
American Civil Liberties Union               208-323-4964 ext. 106
P.O. Box 1897                                                                                 208-327-7488
                                             www.worldrelief.org                              www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/site/3453/
Boise, Idaho 83701
208-344-5243                                                                                  default.aspx or
                                             Low Income Healthcare and                        www.cdhd.idaho.gov
Comprehensive Advocacy, Inc. (Co-Ad, Inc.)   Programs
4477 Emerald Street –Suite B 100                                                              Parent / Childcare Programs and
Boise, Idaho 83706                           Central District Health Services                 Assistance
208-336-5353                                 707 N. Armstrong Place,
                                             Boise, ID 83704                                  A New Leaf, Inc.
Consumer Financial Solutions                 208-327-7488                                     5360 N. Eagle Rd Ste 102
1090 N. Cole Rd.                             www.cdhd.idaho.gov                               Boise, Idaho 83713
Boise, Idaho 83704                                                                            208-939-3888
208-375-8140                                 Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)      www.anewleaf.info
www.consumerfinancialsolutions.com           Medicaid Program
                                             211 or (800) 926-2588                            Affinity, Inc.
Idaho Dept. of Health & Welfare              www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov                   8100 W. Emerald, Suite 150
Self-Reliance                                                                                 Boise, Idaho 83705
1720 Westgate Drive                          Children’s Special Health Program (CSHP)         208-345-5166
Boise, ID 83704                              381-7092                                         www.e-affinityinc.com
208-344-6700, Hot-line 211                   www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov
www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov                                                                All Together Now, Inc.
                                             Give Kids A Smile Dental Care Program            1111 S. Orchard, Suite 650
Child Support Services: 334-2479             www.ada.org/prof/events/featured/gkas            Boise, Idaho 83705
Developmental Disabilities: 334-6800                                                          208-336-4504
Family & Children’s Services: 334-6800       Idaho Careline 2-1-1                             www.alltogether-now.com
Financial, Medical Assistance: 334-6700      The 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine is Idaho's statewide,
Food Stamps: 334-6700                        comprehensive community information and          Because I Love You
Healthy Connections: (800) 354-2574          referral service. Simply dial 2-1-1.             303 Allumbaugh
Infant/Toddler Program: 334-5514                                                              Boise, Idaho 83706
Immunization Program: (800) 554-2922         Idaho Department of Health and Welfare           208-853-2770
                                             1720 Westgate Drive                              www.becauseiloveyou.org
Idaho Housing and Finance Association        Boise, ID 83704
565 W. Myrtle St.                            208-344-6700, Hot-line 211                       Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP) – Idaho Dept.
Boise, ID                                    www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov                   of Health & Welfare
208-331-4743                                                                                  170 Westgate Drive, Suite D
www.ihfa.org                                 Child Support Services: 334-2479                 Boise, Idaho 83704
                                             Developmental Disabilities: 334-6800             208-334-6800
Debt Reduction Services                      Family & Children’s Services: 334-6800           www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov
DRS Education Program                        Financial, Medical Assistance: 334-6700
6213 North Cloverdale Road, Suite 100        Food Stamps: 334-6700                            Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Boise, ID 83713                              Healthy Connections: (800) 354-2574              1720 Westgate Drive
208-378-0200                                 Infant/Toddler Program: 334-5514                 Boise, ID 83704
www.debtreductionservices.org                Immunization Program: (800) 554-2922             208-344-6700, Hot-line 211
                                                                                              www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov
Social Security Administration               Lead Based Paint Safety
1249 S. Vinnell Way, Suite 101               Facts about Lead Based Paint                     Idaho ‘Safe Haven’ Act
Boise, ID                                    1-800-424-LEAD (5323)                            450 W. State Street
208-321-2900                                                                                  Boise, Idaho 83720-0036
                                             Medicaid (Welfare Division)                      911 or Toll Free 1-800-926-2588 Idaho Careline
Tax Return Assistance                        3232 Elder                                       www2.state.id.us/dhw/ecic/PC/
1010 Dearborn St.                            Boise, ID                                        Q&A_SafeHaven.htm
Caldwell, ID 83605                           208-334-8515
208-459-3242                                 www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov                   K.I.D.S. Service – Kids in Divorce Support
www.lili.org/caldwell                                                                         1530 West State Street
                                                                                              Meridian, Idaho 83642
United Way of Treasure Valley                                                                 208-375-5800
1276 W. River Street, Ste. 100
Boise, ID 83702
208-336-1070
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Necessary Nannies of Idaho                 Idaho Food Bank                                 US Department of Housing and Urban
P.O. Box 444                               3562 South T.K. Ave.                            Development - HUD
Meridian, Idaho 83642                      Boise, Idaho 83705                              800 Park Ave.
208-846-8411                               208-336-9643                                    Boise, ID 83712
www.necessarynannies.com                   www.idahofoodbank.org                           334-1990 or (800) 669-9777
                                                                                           www.hud.gov/offices/fheo
Idaho Caregivers Academy, Inc.             Meridian Food Bank
820 N. Linder Road, Suite A                58 E. Idaho Ave.                                Media Contacts
Meridian, Idaho 83642                      Meridian, Idaho 83642
208-288-2153                               208-888-1209
                                                                                           Idaho Press Tribune
                                                                                           1618 North Midland
Emergency Shelters                         Legal Assistance                                Nampa, ID 83651
                                                                                           www.idahopresstribune.org
Boise Rescue Mission                       American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho         Circulation/Customer Service: 467-9252
520 Front Street                           P.O. Box 1897                                   Classified Advertising: 467-9253
Boise, Idaho 83704                         Boise, Idaho 83701
208-343-2389                               208-344-9750                                    Idaho Statesman
www.boiserm.org                            www.acluidaho.org/legal                         1200 North Curtis Ave.
                                                                                           Boise, ID 83706
City Light – Home for Women and Children   Directory of Idaho Legal Services               377-6200
1404 West Jefferson                        P.O. Box 895                                    www.idahostatesman.com
Boise, Idaho 83701                         Boise, Idaho 83701-0895                         Circulation/ Home Delivery: 377-6370
208-368-9901                               208-334-4510                                    Classified Advertising: 377-6333
www.boisererm.org                          www.idaho.gov/cao/documents/legaldir.htm
                                                                                           La Prensa Libre
Homeward Bound Program                     Co-Ad – Comprehensive Advocacy, Inc             1618 North Midland
1401 Shoreline Drive                       4477 Emerald Suite B-100                        Nampa, ID 83651
Boise, Idaho 83702                         Boise, Idaho 83706                              www.laprensa-libre.com
208-343-4065                               208-336-5353 or 1-866-262-2464                  Circulación/Circulation: 465.8165
www.nhsid.org/services                     www.users.moscow.com/co-ad                      Clasificados/Classifieds: 475.2339

Idaho Youth Ranch-Hays Shelter Home        Idaho Legal Aid                                 KBCI-Channel 2 (CBS)
7221 West Poplar                           www.idaholegalaid.org                           140 North 16th Street
Boise, Idaho 83704                         Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line:            Boise, ID 83702
208-322-6687                               (800) 500-2980                                  472-2222
www.youthranch.org                         Migrant Farm Worker Unit                        www.2news.tv
                                           1104 Blaine St.
Salvation Army- Booth Family Care Center   Caldwell, ID 83605                              KAID-Channel 4 (PBS)
4308 West State Street                     454-2591                                        1455 North Orchard
Boise, Idaho 83702                         Senior Legal Hotline: 345-0106 Boise or         Boise, ID 83706
208-343-3571                               (866) 345-0106                                  373-7220
                                           Spanish 454-2591 Caldwell area or               www.idahotv.org
Food and Clothing Sources                  (866) 954-2591
                                                                                           KIVI-Channel 6 (ABC)
American Red Cross                         Idaho Ombudsman                                 1866 E. Chisholm Drive
254 Cole Road                              125 E. 50th Street                              Nampa, ID 83687
Boise, Idaho 83704                         Garden City, Idaho 83714                        336-0500
208-375-0368                               208-334-3833                                    www.kivitv.com
www.redcross.org                           www.idahoaging.com/programs
                                                                                           KTVB-Channel 7 (NBC)
The ARC                                    Idaho Volunteer Lawyer Program                  PO Box 7
4402 Albion                                PO Box 895                                      Boise, ID 83707
Boise, Idaho 83705                         Boise, Idaho 83701                              321-5614
www.thearcinc.org                          208-334-4510                                    www.ktvb.com
                                           www.state.id.us/isb/pub_info/ivlp.htm
Dress for Success                                                                          Channel 11 TV
2760 E. Fairview Ave.                      Insurance Consumer Information                  6225 Overland Road.
Meridian, Idaho 83642                      1-800-721-3272                                  Boise, ID 83709
208-288-4405                                                                               343-1100
www.dressforsuccess.org                    IRS: Internal Revenue Service                   www.tvctvonline.org
                                           1-800-829-3676
Helping Hands Across the Valley            www.irs.gov                                     KTRV-Channel 12 (Fox)
PO Box 893                                 To order forms or answer questions on federal   1 Sixth St. North
Meridian, Idaho 83642                      tax forms.                                      Nampa, ID 83687
208-455-9488                                                                               466-1200
                                                                                           www.fox12idaho.com


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Health Services                           Substance Abuse Services                       Multiple Sclerosis
                                                                                         6901 Emerald, Suite 207
American Cancer Society                   Alcoholism Intervention Services               Boise, ID 83704
2676 South Vista Avenue                   8436 Fairview Avenue – Fairview Plaza          208-388-1998
Boise, Idaho 83705                        Boise, Idaho 83704                             www.nationalmssociety.org/IDI/
208-343-4609                              208-338-5249
www.cancer.org                                                                           Muscular Dystrophy Association
                                          All About You Treatment Program                1166 N. Cole
Call St. Luke’s                           2537 W. State St., Suite 110                   Boise, ID 83704
190 East Bannock Street                   Boise, Idaho 83702                             208-327-0107
Boise, Idaho 83712                        208-947-7277                                   www.mda.org
208-381-1200
www.stlukesonline.org                     Alta – Addictions and Mental Health Services   Social Security Administration
                                          4915 Denton                                    1118 S. Kimball Ave.
Central District Health Department        Boise, Idaho 83706                             Caldwell, ID 83605
707 North Armstrong Place                 208-395-1713                                   (800)772-1213
Boise, Idaho 83704                                                                       www.socialsecurity.gov
208-375-5211                              Ascent Behavioral Health Services
www.cdhd.idaho.gov                        366 SW 5th Ave. Suite 100                      United Cerebral Palsy of Idaho (UCPI)
                                          Meridian, ID 83642                             5420 Franklin,
Gem State Development Center, Inc.        208-898-9755                                   Boise, ID 83705
818 West 15th Street                                                                     208-377-8070
Meridian, Idaho 83642                     Harmony House- Bell Counseling                 www.cerebralpalsy.org
208-888-5566                              4615 South Locust Grove
                                          Meridian, Idaho 83642
Humphreys Diabetes Center                 208-288-1018
1226 W. River Street
Boise, Idaho 83702                        United Way of Treasure Valley
208-331-1155                              1276 W. River St. Ste 100
www.hdiabetescenter.org                   Boise, ID 83702

Idaho Commission for the Blind
                                          208-336-1070
                                          www.unitedwaytv.org
                                                                                             “A healthy social
341 W. Washington
Boise, Idaho 83702                        Mental Health & Disabilities
                                                                                             life is found only
208-334-3220 or 1-800-542-8688
www.icbvi.state.id.us/                    Services                                           when in the mirror
Meridian Counseling and Wellness Center   Idaho Commission for the Blind                     of each soul the
                                          341 W. Washington
934 East 5th Street
Meridian, Idaho 83642                     Boise, ID 83702                                    whole community
                                          208-334-3220 or 1-800-542-8688
208-888-1320
www.meridiancounseling.com                www.icbvi.state.id.us/                             finds its reflection,
St. Alphonsus – Meridian Health Plaza     Idaho State Council on Developmental               and when in the
                                          Disabilities
3025 W. Cherry Lane
Meridian, Idaho 83642                     802 W. Bannock, Suite 308                          whole community
                                          Boise, ID 83702
208-367-8500
www.saintalphonsus.org                    208-334-2178                                       the virture of each
                                          www.state.id.us/icdd
St. Luke’s Meridian Medical Center                                                           one is living.”
520 S. Eagle Rd.                          LINC (Living Independence Network Corp.)
Meridian, Idaho                           2922 Cleveland Blvd., Ste. 800
                                          Caldwell, ID 83605
208-706-5000
                                          208-454-5511                                                  - Unknown
Suicide Hot Line                          www.lincidaho.org
1720 West Gate Drive
Boise, Idaho 83725                        March of Dimes
208-334-0808                              3222 W. Overland Rd.
                                          Boise, ID 83705
United Way of Treasure Valley             www.marchofdimes.com/idaho/
1276 River Street, Suite 100
Boise, Idaho 83707                        Medicare (Social Security Administration)
208-336-1070 ext 0                        208-454-3096 or (800) 772-1213
www.unitedwaytv.org                       www.socialsecurity.govorwww.medicare.gov




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Family Violence & Abuse                           Community Council of Idaho             Armed Forces Emergency Services
                                                  (formerly Idaho Migrant Council)       American Red Cross - Idaho
ID Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence   317 Happy Day Blvd., Ste 250           404 South 8th Street, Ste 232
200 N. 4th, Suite 10                              Caldwell, ID 83607                     Boise, ID 83702
Boise, ID 83702                                   208-454-1652                           (800) 853-2570
208-384-0419 or (888)293-6118                     Caldwell Migrant Council               www.redcrossidaho.org
Hotline/Crisis: (800) 669-3176                    22730 Farmway Road
www.idvsa.org                                     Caldwell, ID 83607                     Idaho Department of Labor - Veterans Benefits
                                                  208-459-6536                           Information
Idaho Child Protection Services                   www.idahomigrantcouncil.org            Canyon County Office
1-800-600-6474                                                                           6107 Graye Lane
                                                  Council on Hispanic Education          Caldwell, ID 83607
Idaho Council on Domestic Violence                317 Happy Day Blvd. Suite 125          208-364-7781
(800) 291-0463                                    Caldwell, ID 83607                     www.labor.idaho.gov
Hotline/Crisis (800) 669-3176                     208-453-1320
www2.state.id.us/crimevictim                      Email: cheidaho@mindspring.com         Idaho Division of Veterans Services
                                                                                         320 Collins Road
Idaho Council on Domestic Violence & Victim       Hispanic Business Association          Boise, ID 83702
Assistance                                        10624 W. Executive Drive               208-334-3513
450 W. State Street, 10thFloor                    Boise, ID 83713
PO Box 83720                                      208-322-7033                           Idaho State Veterans Cemetery
Boise, ID 83720                                   www.hbaonline.org                      10100 N. Horseshoe Bend Rd.
208-334-6512 or (800) 291-0463                                                           Boise, ID 83714
www2.state.id.us/crimevictim                      Hispanic Cultural Center               208-334-4796
Idaho Statewide 24-Hour Hotline                   315 Stampede Drive
(800)669-3176                                     Nampa, ID 83651                        Idaho State Veterans Home
                                                  208-442-0823                           320 Collins Road
Idaho Women’s Commission                          www.hccidaho.org                       Boise, ID 83702
PO Box 83720                                                                             208-334-5000
www2.state.id.us/women                            Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs   Services & Resources for Veterans
                                                  5460 West Franklin Rd., Ste B          A wealth of information and links
Victim Compensation Program                       Boise, ID 83705                        www.archives.gov/veterans/for-vets
317 Main Street                                   208-334-3776
Statehouse Mail                                   www2.state.id.us/icha/menus/jobs.asp   US Department of Veteran Affairs
Boise, ID 83720                                                                          James O. Vance, Regional Director
208-334-6000                                      Idaho Hispanic Caucus                  805 West Franklin Street
                                                  317 Happy Day Blvd., Ste 115           Boise, ID 83702
WCA Women’s Crisis Center                         Caldwell, ID 83607                     (800) 827-1000
Hotline/Crisis 343-7025                           208-454-3600                           www.va.gov
208-345-7273
www.wcaboise.org                                  Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce     US Veteran’s Outreach Center
                                                  208-323-1337                           Readjustment & Counseling Service
YWCA Women’s & Children’s Crisis Center           www.idahohcc.org                       5440 W Franklin Road Ste 100,
720 West Washington                                                                      Boise, ID 83705
Boise, ID 83702                                   La Prensa Libre                        208-342-3612
208-343-3688 Hotline/Crisis 343-7025              1618 North Midland                     www.vba.va.gov
                                                  Nampa, ID 83651                        VA Medical Center - Boise (Hospital)
                                                  www.laprensa-libre.com                 500 W. Fort Street
Hispanic Services                                 Circulación/Circulation: 465-8165      Boise, ID 83702
                                                  Clasificados/Classifieds: 475-2339
Catholic Charities of Idaho
St. Paul's Catholic Church
1515 8th St South
                                                  Veterans Resources
Nampa, ID 83651
Family Strengthening Worker: 318-0387             American Legion Post 113
                                                  22 W Broadway, PO Box 112
Hispanic Cultural Center                          Meridian, Idaho 83680
315 Stampede Drive                                208-841-9949
Nampa, ID 83651
Citizenship & Immigration: 208-461-2749
www.catholiccharitiesidaho.org/immigration.htm




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Counseling Services                               Housing Services & Resources                             Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA)
                                                                                                           565 W. Myrtle
General Mental Health Counseling Services         Boise City Ada County Housing Authority                  Boise, ID 83707
1910 North Lakes Place                            1276 River Street, Suite 300                             331-4882 (General Information)
Meridian, Idaho 83646                             Boise, ID 83702                                          Hearing Impaired, TDD: (800)545-1833 ext. 400
208-342-2273                                      208-345-4907                                             www.ihfa.org
www.livingbalancecounseling.com                   www.bcacha.org
                                                  Fair Housing Act                                         The Idaho Housing and Finance Association’s
Meridian Counseling and Wellness Center           The Federal Fair Housing Act is part of the 1968         mission is to expand Idaho’s affordable housing
934 East 5th Street                               Civil Rights Act that prohibits discrimination in the    opportunities by providing vision, leadership and
Meridian, Idaho 83642                             sale, rental and financing of dwellings and other        results in: identifying, securing and administering
208-888-1320                                      housing-related transactions based on race,              monies for housing, cultivating partnerships
www.meridiancounseling.com                        color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status   through excellent customer service, creatively
                                                  and disabilities. To learn more about the Fair           and innovatively maximizing limited resources;
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental      Housing Act, please visit the HUD website at:            actively responding to housing challenges
Health                                            www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/                                efficiently and effectively; and providing
189 West Spicewood Drive                                                                                   education, training, resource coordination and
Meridian, Idaho 83642                             Accessibility (ADA)                                      policy formulation on housing issues affecting
208-895-0898                                      The Fair Housing Act was amended in 1988 to
                                                  provide protections from discrimination in any
Senior Services                                   aspect of the sale or rental of housing for families
                                                  with children and persons with disabilities. The
AARP- American Association of Retired Persons     Fair Housing Act also establishes requirements
3080 E. Gentry Way, Suite 100                     for the design and construction of new rental or
Meridian, Idaho 83642                             for-sale multi-family housing to ensure a
1-866-295-7284                                    minimum level of accessibility for persons with
www.aarp.org/statepages/id.html                   disabilities. To learn more, please visit
                                                  www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/
Home Care Professionals, Inc.                                                                                  “A community is
                                                  Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity
820 North Linder Suite A
Meridian, Idaho 83642                             704 S. Latah                                                 like a ship;
                                                  Boise, ID 83705
208-322-5556
                                                  208-3312916                                                  everyone ought to
                                                  http://www.hfhboise.org
Meadow Lake Village Assisted Living
650 West Arbor Lane                                                                                            be prepared to take
                                                  Intermountain Fair Housing Council
Meridian, Idaho 83642
208-319-5400                                      350 N 9th Street, Suite M200                                 the helm.”
                                                  Boise, ID 83702
Meridian Area Senior Citizen’s Center L.L.C       208-383-0695 or (800)717-0695
                                                  www.idahofairhousing.org
133 West Broadway Avenue
Meridian, Idaho 83680                                                                                                  - Henrik Ibsen
208-888-5555                                      Idaho Legal Aid
                                                  P.O. Box 913
Response Link                                     Boise, ID 83701
104 East Fairview Avenue #217                     208-345-0106
Meridian, Idaho 83642                             www.idaholegalaid.org
1-208-401-0005
www.responselink.com

Sun Bridge Rehabilitation and Living Center for
Meridian
1111 West Pine Avenue
Meridian, Idaho 83642
208-888-7049




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Built for business…
  ...Designed for living

             Mission
    "Meridian is a vibrant and caring
  community that promotes itself as a
    premier place to live, work, and
            raise a family."




     This Community Resource Directory
             is published by the
     City of Meridian — Mayor’s Office
           33 E. Broadway Avenue
             Meridian, ID 83642
              (208) 888-4433
            Visit us online at:
           www.meridiancity.org




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