Ways to Give


Want to help those in need? Ada County has a number of wonderful non-profit partners that provide direct services to help our community's more vulnerable residents. Please consider donating funds to these organizations that provide shelter, food and other basic items to those in need.   

River of Life
Meals and housing for men
575 S. 13th St.
208-389-9840; www.boiserm.org

City Light Home for Women and Children
Meals and emergency shelter for women and children
1404 W. Jefferson St.
208-343-4680; https://boiserm.org/facilities/city-light/

Interfaith Sanctuary
Overnight shelter for men, women and families
1620 W. River Street
Mailing Address: PO Box 9334, Boise, ID 83707
208-343-2630; www.interfaithsanctuary.org

C.A.T.C.H. (Charitable Assistance to the Community’s Homeless)
Rapid re-housing for homeless families
503 S. Americana Blvd., Boise, ID 83702
208-246-8830; www.catchprogram.org

Corpus Christi
Homeless day shelter
525 Americana Blvd.
208-426-0039; www.corpuschristiboise.org

Idaho Youth Ranch
Emergency shelter, residential care, job readiness training, alternative education, adoption services, family counseling, and more for at-risk kids and their families
5465 W. Irving St., Boise, ID 83706
208-377-2613; www.youthranch.org/

Pioneer Day Shelter (City of Boise)
Day shelter for families with children
500 S Ash St, Boise, ID 83702
208-384-4069; https://parks.cityofboise.org/parks-and-facilities/parks/pioneer-neighborhood-community-center/

Salvation Army
Rapid re-housing for homeless families
1617 N. 24th St. Boise, ID 83702 
208-343-5420; www.salvationarmy.org 


A variety of services and resources are available throughout Boise for those who need assistance. For those in crisis who need immediate assistance, please call the Idaho CareLine at 211.

Allumbaugh House
400 N Allumbaugh St., Boise, ID 83704
208-377-9669; https://www.trhs.org/clinic-locations/allumbaugh-house/

Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority
1276 W. River St., Suite 300
208-345-4907; http://www.bcacha.org/

Catholic Charities of Idaho
PO Box 190123, Boise, ID 83719
208-345-6031; www.ccidaho.org

El-Ada Community Action Partnership
2250 S. Vista, Boise, ID 83705
208-345-2820; www.eladacap.org

Home Partnership Foundation
208-424-7010; www.homepartnershipfoundation.org

Good Samaritan Home
3501 W. State St., Boise, ID 83703
202-343-6051; http://www.goodsamaritanleague.com/

Idaho Food Bank
3562 South TK Avenue, Boise, ID 83705
208-336-9643; www.idahofoodbank.org

Idaho State Veterans Services
320 Collins Rd., Boise, ID 83702
208-334-5000; www.veterans.idaho.gov

Jesse Tree
1025 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise, ID 83706
208-383-9486; www.jesse-tree.com

Safe Place Ministries
723 N. Mitchell St., Boise, ID 83704-9784
208-323-2169; safeplaceministries.com

SHIP (Supportive Housing For Innovative Partnerships)
1843 S. Broadway Ave., Ste 101B, Boise, ID 83706
208-331-0900; shipinc.org

Terry Reilly Health Services
208-467-4431; www.trhs.org

Treasure Valley Family YMCA
1050 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702
208-344-5502; www.ymcatvidaho.org

United Way of Treasure Valley
P.O. Box 7963, Boise, ID 83707
208-336-1070; www.unitedwaytv.org

WCA (Women’s and Children’s Alliance)
720 W. Washington St. Boise, ID 83702
208-343-3688; www.wcaboise.org