child welfare agencies idaho

Idaho Child Welfare Agencies

The Idaho Child Welfare Agency (also called the Department of Human Services, Department of Human Resources, Department of Children and Families, or Department of Public Welfare) can help you with issues of pregnancy, parenting, foster care, and adoption. The professionals in these offices can be very helpful to a birth mother or birth father. This site lists the State Child Welfare website for every state and provides you with a link to their website.

Child Welfare Agencies in Idaho

Idaho Dept of Health and Welfare
Boise, ID 83704

Director 334-5500 
Deputy Director 334-5500 
Family and Community Services Administrator 334-0641 
Behavioral Health Administrator Kathleen Allyn 334-6997 
Health Administrator Jane Smith 334-5945 
Medicaid Administrator 334-5747 
Welfare Administrator 334-5696

Statewide Emergency Telephone: 1-800-632-8000

Child Welfare Agencies in Idaho

Click here to find child welfare agencies in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

Idaho child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.

Idaho Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.

Idaho Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.

Idaho WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.

Idaho Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.

Idaho Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.

Idaho Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.

Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself. One the ways we can help you is to help you find the information you need when you need it.  With that in mind please click the following link to see our complete list of government assistance programs.