If you have recently experienced hardships due to reduced hours, job loss, or other challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, assistance is available through our community partners. Funds for these programs were made possible by the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). These funds help strengthen our community’s resiliency and are available for individuals and families in need in a variety of forms outlined below.
CARES Funded Community Partner Programs
Please note that some partner programs listed below have applications that require additional documentation and processing time before funds can be distributed.
NeighborWorks Boise is providing up to six months of mortgage assistance for eligible homeowners who have recently experienced financial hardship due to challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Childcare and Educational Assistance
The Boys and Girls Club of Ada County is offering scholarships for before- and after-school programs, and for KinderClub, a supplemental program for kindergartners during the half day they’re not in school.
Rent and Utility Bill Assistance
The Idaho Housing and Finance Association is providing rent and utility assistance to help prevent eviction and utility shut-off. Eligibility is based on current household income and specific need (i.e., rent payment, utility payment).
Rehousing and Homelessness Support
CATCH, Inc. helps to address the immediate needs of people experiencing homelessness and connects them with resources to create a path towards stable housing.
Substance Abuse Assistance
Terry Reilly (Allumbaugh House) is offering support for households experiencing substance abuse issues, as well as relapse prevention support.
Domestic Violence Support
The Women’s and Children’s Alliance offers support for all women and children in need of safety and shelter.
Please note that applications require additional documentation and processing time before funds are distributed.
Assistance from community partners is made possible by the Community Development Block Grant Program.
Send a Message to HCD
Thank you for your interest in Housing and Community Development (HCD). Please use the contact information below to reach out to the HCD team.