BYDC

245 N. Placer Ave.

Idaho Falls, ID 83402

M-TH 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Email: info@bydc.org

Phone: 208-529-2923

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Youth Resources

Youth Health Resources

Health Resources: 

 

​Suicide Prevention Resources: 

  • SPAN Idaho: Suicide Prevention Action Network

    • https://www.spanidaho.org/

    • The leading organization in Idaho dedicated to suicide prevention and survivor support.

      • (208) 860-1703

  • Sources of Strength

    • https://sourcesofstrength.org/  

    • A suicide prevention project designed to harness the power of peer social networks to change unhealthy norms and culture, ultimately preventing suicide, bullying, and substance abuse at Compass Academy and Skyline High School.

    • lbrenchly@idaholives.org

  • HOPE Squad

    • https://hopesquad.com/

    • Bonneville High School has a class that teaches students how to tackle issues of suicide, anxiety, and depression for their peers.

    • (208) 525-4406

  • Idaho Youth M.O.V.E.

  • Idaho Parent Network

  • Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

    • https://idahofederation.org/wordpress/

    • Providing leadership in the field of children’s mental health through support and advocacy to all families to ensure the rights to community-based services for all children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders and their families.

    • (615) 264-2323

  • The Jason Foundation

    • http://jasonfoundation.com/

    • Dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.

    • (208) 360-1328

Youth Development Resources: 

Substance Abuse Prevention Resources: 

  • D.A.R.E (District 93)

  • Escape the Vape

    • https://www.etvidaho.org/

    • Educating Idaho youth and communities about the dangers of underage vaping while supporting youth in making positive choices.

    • (509) 936-3450 (Mellissa Arter)

Youth Health Resources:

  • Mountain View Hospital

  •  Innovative Health Care Concepts

    •  www.ihccinc.com

    •  The leader in mental health and developmental disability services​

    •  (208) 523-6727

  •  Children's Supportive Services

  • Teton Counseling Center

    •  www.tetoncounselingcenter.com

    •  Assesses the needs of individuals or families that they serve in order to provide optimal education and treatment services.

    •  (208) 542-0352

  • Psychology Center of Idaho Falls

    •  www.psychologycenterofidahofalls.com

    •  Provides consultation, clinical psychological, and neuropsychological assessment, therapy, and education to individuals and families. 

    • (208) 522-3404

  • Children and Family Clinic

  • EIRMC's Adolescent Acute Care Program

  • Gustafson House

  • ​Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center

    • ​​www.dvsacac.org
    • ​Providing support and services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes. 

    • (208) 529-4352

 

Suicide Prevention Resources: 

  • SPAN Idaho: Suicide Prevention Action Network

    • www.spanidaho.org

    • The leading organization in Idaho dedicated to suicide prevention and survivor support.

    • (208) 860-1703

  • Sources of Strength

    • www.sourcesofstrength.org 

    • A suicide prevention project designed to harness the power of peer social networks to change unhealthy norms and culture, ultimately preventing suicide, bullying, and substance abuse at Compass Academy and Skyline High School.

    • lbrenchly@idaholives.org

  • HOPE Squad

    • www.hopesquad.com

    • Bonneville High School has a class that teaches students how to tackle issues of suicide, anxiety, and depression for their peers.

    • (208) 525-4406

  • Idaho Youth M.O.V.E.

  • Idaho Parent Network

  • Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

    • www.idahofederation.org

    • Providing leadership in the field of children’s mental health through support and advocacy to all families to ensure the rights to community-based services for all children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders and their families.

    • (615) 264-2323

  • The Jason Foundation

    • www.jasonfoundation.com

    • Dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.

    • (208) 360-1328

Youth Development Resources: 

  • YMCA

    • www.ymcaidahofalls.org

    • YMCA is for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.  

    • (208) 523-0600

  • Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council

    • Iona: www.cityofiona.org

    • Ammon: www.b.ci.ammon.id.us

    • Giving young people the tools, training, and trust to apply their creativity and energy to effect change in their own lives and communities.

    • Iona: (208) 523-5600, Ammon: (208) 612-4000

  • CYA: Community Youth in Action

  • Boy Scouts

    • www.tetonscouts.org

    • Preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

    • (208) 522-5155

  • Girl Scouts

    • www.girlscouts-ssc.org

    • Believing in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world.

    • (208) 377-2011

  • Youth Arts Center Mentorship Program

  • Bonneville County 4-H

  • Idaho Falls Exchange Club

Substance Abuse Prevention Resources: 

  • D.A.R.E (District 93)

  • Escape the Vape

    • www.etvidaho.org

    • Educating Idaho youth and communities about the dangers of underage vaping while supporting youth in making positive choices.

    • (509) 936-3450 (Mellissa Arter)

Youth Activities: 

  • Art Studio with Diane Earnest (The Art Museum)

  • Lab Artist Hang-outs / Teen Art Classes (Idaho Art Lab)

    • www.idahoartlab.org

    • Offering art education programs, gallery exhibits & a gathering place for residents to be involved in the arts as part of their daily life.

    • (208) 932-0893 

  • Barnes and Noble: Chess Club and Tabletop Games

  • North Bingham County Library

    • www.northbingham.lili.org

    • The Library holds teen movie nights, stealth activities, tech Thursdays, and creative Wednesdays.

    •  (208) 357-7801

  • Idaho Falls Public Library

    • www.ifpl.org/programs/#teens

    • The library holds family puzzle nights, chess club, creative writing adventures, and teen tech week.

    • (208) 612-8462

  • Idaho Falls Sister Cities Youth Delegation

    • www.youth.if-sc.org

    • The organization supports youth from Idaho Falls and the surrounding area as they set out for Tokai-Mura, Japan, their designated Sister City. 

    • (208) 522-0757

Let's Make A Change

Here are some ways you can donate:

 
In Person

245 N Placer Ave.

Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Online

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Over the Phone

It's easy to donate offline too.

Tel: 208-529-2923