Resources

Both working with teens and being a teen on the verge of independence can often be challenging. While navigating this transition, the Independent Living (IL) workers are a great resource for you. Below are some resources that may help you, but feel free to contact your youth's IL worker for any specific questions you might have.

Featured Resources

2-1-1 Idaho CareLine
2-1-1 Idaho CareLine

Contact the Idaho CareLine by dialing 2-1-1 anywhere in Idaho, let them know what area you live in and what services you need. They have a database at their fingertips to help connect you to servic...

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21 Things - Don't leave foster care without them
21 Things - Don't leave foster care without them

Poster listing the 21 things everyone should have when exiting foster care.

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Apply for Medicaid
Apply for Medicaid

Before you apply for Medicaid between the ages of 21 - 26, first get a foster-care verification from your caseworker, independent living coordinator, or the statewide coordinator.

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Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development
Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development

The Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development strives to help children suffering from the effects of early trauma, abuse and/or neglect. We conduct research to deepen understanding abou...

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Idaho STARS
Idaho STARS

Idaho STARS is the leading expert and resource for quality child care in Idaho. We empower parents and early childhood professionals to make safe, healthy, nurturing, and educational child care a t...

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At Home In Idaho
At Home In Idaho

Welcome to Visit Idaho’s activity page. We know that right now, you’re probably missing Idaho’s incredible natural beauty. But until it’s time to go on that next adventure, explore the Gem State fr...

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Child Trends
Child Trends

Child Trends is the nation’s leading research organization focused exclusively on improving the lives of children and youth, especially those who are most vulnerable. We work to ensure that all kid...

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Family Resources
Family Resources

The Department of Health and Welfare’s (DHW) primary role in the community is to provide services and oversight to promote healthy people, safe children, and stable families.

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Free Legal Advice
Free Legal Advice

Free Legal Answers is a virtual legal advice clinic. Qualifying users post their civil legal question to their state's website. Users will then be emailed when their question receives a response. A...

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Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Aquarium

See some of the aquarium animals and what they're doing right now using our live cam! Animals include jellyfish, beluga whales, and so much more!

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IRS Tax Help
IRS Tax Help

Do you want to check your refund status, file a return, get a tax transcript, correct/amend a return, or report identity theft, fraud, and scams? The IRS official website can help you do just that ...

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