Community Resources

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Support in Time of Trauma

On Monday, October 25th our community experienced a horrible tragedy, one that we are grappling with today, and will likely continue to for days and weeks to come. Our families, friends and neighbors experienced trauma that no one should ever have to live through. Our city is holding each of you in our hearts. Below are resources to connect you with mental health support, opportunities to donate and more.

If there are additional resources that you would like to add, please contact us.

Resources

Victim-Witness Coordinators
Victim-Witness Coordinators from the Boise Police Department, Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Meridian Police Department and FACES of Hope Crisis Counselors and CVC personnel are available at Boise Town Square ready to assist victims who are returning to work or to the mall.

Crime Victims Compensation
Victim-Witness Coordinators can help individuals fill out a Crime Victims Compensation application to receive services, referrals and crisis counseling if needed. A link to that form is available here. You do not need to visit a victim witnesses coordinator to apply. Send completed forms to BPDVW@cityofboise.org or via fax to 208-332-7559.

Coping After Mass Violence
Mass violence incidents, where several people are injured and killed, affect everyone in the community. Over time, most people begin to feel better and return to normal routines, but knowing about the impact of mass violence can help you take care of yourself and others. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network offers some helpful information. Learn more

Idaho CareLine 211
Calling 211 connects you to expert, caring help. Every call is completely confidential. 
211 es la fuente más completa de información sobre servicios sociales locales.

All Seasons Mental Health & Family Care Clinic (Boise and Nampa)
Free counseling session for those affected by Monday’s tragedy.

  • Phone: 208-321-0634

Council on Domestic Violence and Victims Assistance
Funds, promotes, and supports quality services to victims of crime throughout Idaho.

Disaster Distress Helpline
A toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service.

  • Call or text 24/7: 800-985-5990 / TTY 800-846-8517
  • samhsa.gov
  • Text options are available by texting “TalkWithUs” to 66746

Idaho Crime Victims Compensation (CVC) Program 
A government program that helps crime victims and their immediate families with the financial costs of crime.

National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards 
Ensuring eligible victims are provided appropriate financial assistance to aid in recovery from the traumatic effects of crime.

Terry Reilly Health Services
A community health center dedicated to providing affordable, accessible care to meet the needs of our community.

National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center (NMVVRC)

Donations

Jo Acker Memorial Fund

Roberto Padilla Memorial Fund

Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) – Victims of Boise Mall Shooting
A donation account has been set up at ICCU. Anyone can visit an ICCU branch and ask to donate to the  “Victims of Boise Mall Shooting” account and all money will be given to the families of the deceased. If you are already an ICCU member and want to do a direct transfer you can email: Treasurevallylodge11@gmail.com and we will provide you the account number.

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