935 E Lincoln Rd
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Head Start & Early Head Start Program
Mission and Vision
Who We Serve
Board of Directors
Senior Services adds a Self-Directed Respite Program
Temporarily runs Rental Assistance Program provided by Idaho Housing and Finance Association “IHFA”
EICAP transfers Haven & Community Center to Idaho Falls Rescue Mission
Transitioned Property Management of Affordable Housing Portfolio to Syringa Property Management
Three Headstart centers expanded duration into the summer months to provide additional learning opportunities to children entering Kindergarten after COVID stay-at-home orders were lifted.
Expanded Duration of two Headstart classrooms (Driggs & West)
Blackfoot and Salmon Head Start Centers expand duration to 6 hours a day, 4 days a week, year round
Awarded and began the Early Head Start Program in Bonneville and Bingham Counties.
Awarded the Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce’s “Non-Profit Business of Distinction”.
Weatherization added Fall River Electric & Idaho Power Utility Grants
Acquired 1st Street Apartments
EICAP earned and was presented the National Community Action Partnership’s “Award for Excellence in Community Action”.
Weatherization is awarded the Affordable Housing Program Grant “AHP” grant
Started Senior Medicare Patrol program
Central office, the Weatherization Department and the West Head Start Center were all moved into one central location at the newly remodeled facility located at Lincoln Road.
Constructed and opened Lakeview Family Housing and Acquired Market Lake Properties in Roberts
Haven Community Center opened thanks to a generous donation from J. Robb & Rose Brady
40 Years of Building Stronger Communities
$6.7 Million in Support and Revenues
Access to Recovery (ATR) becomes part of the Haven Shelter’s suite of services.
100th Mutual Self-Help Housing Home built
EISSA becomes Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership
Volunteer Ombudsman Program
Opened Rexburg Head Start Center
Acquired Camas Street Apartments in Blackfoot.
Started Mobile Home Safety Program
Head Start expanded to Lemhi and Madison Counties
Completed first group of Mutual Self-Help Housing homes in Rigby, Idaho.
Started VISTA Volunteers Program
E.I.S.S.A. is designated the Head Start grantee to serve Bingham, Bonneville and Teton Counties.
Established Twin Pines Manor
Established Adult Protection Services program
Implemented Caregiver’s Support Group
Completed first “multi-family” housing project Aspen Park Apartments.
Acquired the Haven Motel to be operated as a shelter for homeless families.
Started Respite Care Program
Started Senior Information and Outreach Program
Salmon Community Outreach office opened
EISSA Weatherization is awarded “Best Program in State”
Community Services Division established
Housing Preservation Grant
Started Senior Outreach Program
Established Upper Valley Food Bank Clearinghouse
Started Ombudsman Program
Started providing Home Maker Services
Established Teton View Senior Housing
EISSA receives Community Action Agency Designation
Completed Lost River Senior Housing, Phase II, in Arco
Established Riverside Senior Housing
Established South Fremont Senior Housing
Established a Weatherization Program
Weatherization Program provides assistance to victims of the Teton Dam Flood.
In 1975, completed its first housing project, Lost Rivers I, in Arco.
Eastern Idaho Special Services Agency established
$25,000 Grant to Provide Meals to Seniors
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
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