Between 2 and 4 million women are annually victimized by domestic violence. Most children in homes in which domestic violence occurs witness that abuse and suffer secondary psychological effects, including aggressive behavior and depression. Male children who witness abuse are more likely to become abusers themselves as adults, creating a vicious, intergenerational cycle of violent behavior. (ABA Domestic Violence Commission)
If you need help or someone you know is experiencing or in some way involved in domestic violence please recognize that there are measures to take in order to prevent further harm. If you are a victim of violence we strongly urge you to devise a safety plan for a time of extreme emergency, and the following list of Domestic Shelters will be a great start for obtaining help and vital information.
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Idaho Domestic Violence Shelters:
Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence 200 N. 4th, Suite 10 Boise ID 83702 (208)384-0419 Power County Domestic Violence Support Group 659 Gifford Avenue American Falls ID 83211 Business #: 208-226-2409 Hotline/Crisis: 208-226-2311 Toll Free #: (208)226-2409 Bingham Crisis Center P.O. Box 714 Blackfoot ID 83221 Business #: 208-785-1047 Hotline/Crisis: 208-785-3811 YWCA Women's & Children's Crisis Center 720 W. Washington Boise ID 83702 Business #: 208-343-3688 Hotline/Crisis: 208-343-7025 Boundary Cnty Youth Crisis Line and Domestic Violence Hotline P.O. Box 633 Bonners Ferry ID 83805 Business #: 208-267-5634 Hotline/Crisis: 208-267-5211 Boundary County Bonners Ferry Advocates P.O. Box 1005 Bonners Ferry ID 83805 Business #: 208-267-3135 Hotline/Crisis: 208-267-3141 Elderly Contact & Help Organization 304 N. Kimball Caldwell ID 83605 Business #: 208-459-1334 Coeur d'Alene Women's Center 2201 North Government Way Suite E Coeur d'Alene ID 83814 Business #: 208-664-9303 Hotline/Crisis: 208-664-9303 Shoshone/Bannock Tribe Victims of Crime Services P.O. Box 306 Fort Hall ID 83203 Business #: 208-238-3875 Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence P.O. Box 3216 Hailey ID 83333 Business #: 208-788-4191 Hotline/Crisis: 208-788-6070 Domestic Violence Intervention Center 1051 Memorial Drive Idaho Falls ID 83402 Business #: 208-529-4352 Hotline/Crisis: 208-625-1820 Rape Response & Crime Victim Center 545 Shoup Avenue, suite 339 Idaho Falls ID 83402 Business #: 208-522-7016 Hotline/Crisis: 525-1831 The Crisis Hotline P.O. Box 939 Ketchum ID 83340 Business #: 208-726-3597 Hotline/Crisis: 208-726-3596 Nez Perce Tribe Victim's Advocate Project P.O. Box 365 Lapwai ID 83540 Business #: 208-843-2253 Hotline/Crisis: 208-843-5504 Lewiston/Clarkston YWCA Crisis Services 300 Main Street Lewiston ID 83501 Business #: 208-746-9655 Hotline/Crisis: 208-746-9655 Toll Free #: (800)669-3176 Support for Women in Crisis P.O. Box 1369 McCall ID 83638 Business #: 208-382-4201 Hotline/Crisis: 208-382-4201 Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse P.O. Box 8517 Moscow ID 83843 Business #: 509-332-0552 Hotline/Crisis: 208-883-4357 Elmore County Domestic Violence Council 150 South 4th East Mountain Home ID 83647 Business #: 208-587-2130 Elmore County Family Crisis Intervention 820 North 8th East Mountain Home ID 83647 Business #: 208-590-0165 Hotline/Crisis: 208-590-0165 Beauty for Ashes 1429 Tenth Avenue South Nampa ID 83651 Business #: 208-466-9001 Mercy House P.O. Box 558 Nampa ID 83653 Business #: 208-467-4130 Hotline/Crisis: 208-465-5011 Coeur d'Alene Tribal Victims of Crime Assistance Rte 1 Tribal Headquarters Plummer ID 83851 Business #: 208-686-1631 Hotline/Crisis: 208-2743101 Pocatello YWCA Women's Advocates 454 North Garfield Pocatello ID 83204 Business #: 208-232-0742 Hotline/Crisis: 208-232-9169 Upper Valley Help For Family Violence P.O. Box 422 Rexburg ID 83440 Business #: 208-356-0065 Hotline/Crisis: 208-624-3068 Toll Free #: (800)962-5601 Bonner County Crisis Line, Inc. DV P.O. Box 1213 Sandpoint ID 83864 Business #: 208-263-1241 Hotline/Crisis: 208-263-1241 Caribou County Domestic Violence 481 S. 3rd. E. Soda Springs ID 83276 Business #: 208-547-3081 Hotline/Crisis: 208-547-2561 Volunteers Against Violence P.O. Box 2444 Twin Falls ID 83303 Business #: 208-733-5054 Hotline/Crisis: 208-733-0100 Women's Resource Center 524 Bank Street, Suite 205 Wallace ID 83873 Business #: 208-752-8601 Hotline/Crisis: 208-556-6101 Project R.O.S.E. P.O. Box 527 Weiser ID 83672 Business #: 208-549-1231 Hotline/Crisis: 208-549-0740
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