Care/Support Groups & Resources

A group of people with common experiences or concers who provide each other with encouragement, comfort and advice.

Find resources or support locally in Mountain Home.

 
 
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Elmore County Domestic Violence Council

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, the ECDVC can help. Some of the resources and referrals we can provide include:

  • 24/7 Crisis intervention hotline (208) 587-3300
  • Personalized safety planning
  • Short term individual crisis counseling
  • Weekly support group meetings
  • Emergency shelter assistance
  • Legal assistance referrals
  • Education on domestic violence
 

Community Partnerships of Idaho (CPI)

Community Partnerships of Idaho is a multi-service agency providing supports for children and adults of all ages with developmental disabilities and mental illness.

Whether finding a job, building relationships, accessing the community, or learning to become more independent, we are dedicated to helping our participants be successful and achieve their goals.

 
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Demential/Alzheimers Support Group

The Cottages and Treasure Valley Hospice of Mountain Home collaborate to offer a free Dementia/Alzheimer Support Group. Treasure Valley Hospice offers a FREE social worker experienced in dealing with family members who may be meeting some of the complications of dealing with dementia and alzheimers.  All are welcome to learn about the progression and how to love on family/loved ones with local support.

 
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Caregivers Unite! 

This is an opportunity to support each other with understanding and to learn about resources and local support.  All are welcome.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Guest Speakers Monthly.

 
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Grace Lutheran Food Pantry

Open every Third Wednesday of the month from 5-7 pm                 2422 American Legion Blvd, Mountain Home                                      No one is turned away.

 
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S.H.A.R.E

Share, Help And Resources for Encouragement (S.H.A.R.E.) holds a FREE support group led by licensed counselors for any adult in the community who is needing encouragement when life gets difficult.

 

 
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Circle of Hope Cancer Support Group

This support group is for cancer survivors and caregivers.

 

 
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Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets weekly, on Thursdays at 7 pm at Meadowlark Health and Nutrition.

 

Treasure Valley Hospice Smart Workshops

The workshops change topics and speakers monthly.  The goal is to bring the community a different aspect of health each month.  These topics vary from EMS services to coping with Alzheimer's Disease.  Physicians will be in to speak and educational resources will be handed out.  Most importantly, the attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions from experts with an open dialogue.  

Meets every 2nd Monday from 1-3 pm at American Legion Post 26 (515 E. 2nd St.)

 

Society of St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, located at Our Lady of Good Counsel Hall (325 E. Jackson St.) is open for walk-ins the fourth Tuesday of every month from 5:30-7:00 pm.   Entry for the food panty is on the side of the hall using the doors on the alley entrance.

 
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Elijah's Dinner Hour: Community Dinner

Our next Community Dinner is January 12, to be hosted by VFW. It will occur on the second Monday of every month, unless otherwise stated.  The dinner is free and all are welcome!
We do not accept donations at the door. If you would like to donate to this dinner or the Food Pantry, please see parish office or make a donation to the poor box.
Community Dinners are offered with the help of the Idaho Food Bank and local organizations and volunteers each second Monday every Month.  

 
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Bereavement Support Group

The Bereavement Support Group meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm.  Also on the 4th Saturday of each month from 10am to 11am.  Meets at Horizon Home Health & Hospice (560 N. 6th E., Mountain Home).

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings:

AA Serenity Meeting: Saturday @ Noon (430 N. 10th E.

Mountain Home Group: St. James Episcopal Church ( 315 N. 3rd E.), Rear door off alleyway-we leave the light on.  8pm-Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.  6pm- Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.  Sunday @ 6pm 2 hour "Joe & Charle" Big Book Studay.  1st Thursday of every month 6:30 pm Group Conscience.  3rd Thursday of every month @ 6:30 pm Potluck/Speaker meeting.  

Mountain Home Group: Church of the Nazarene (950 N. 7th E. St.-Trailer across from church).  Contact 208-283-2620 for info.  Spanish Available.  

Glenns Ferry: A.A. Meeting-Thursdays from 7pm to 8pm at 461 S. Oneida St.  For more information contact Jan H 866-3519 or Verland 590-0525.  

 
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Narcotics Anonymous

"Insanity to Serenity" Thursday nights at 8 pm.  Sundays at noon.  Located at 795 S. 5th W., Mountain Home (Parks & Rec Building).  Handicap Accessible.

 
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Al-Anon (New Beginnings)

Church of the Nazarene (950  N. 7th E.-in trailer in parking lot).  Thursdays at noon.  For more information contact Barry @ 936-433-6131, Monica @ 208-590-3029.

 
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Veteran Assistance

Veterans needing assistance with benefits and programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and other militray-related matters may contact the American Legion Post 26 Service Officer at 208-599-2839.  

 
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Birthright

Pregnant?  Distressed? Birthright can help you.  Our many services include free pregnancy tests, community resource information, and a place to explore and discuss your options and feelings...without pressure, with all the facts.  Birthright 342-1898.  1-800-550-4900.