Family & Emergency Services focuses on building a strong community one life, one home, and one family at a time. We offer programs to assist households in a time of need, such as help with utility bills, rental assistance, and education assistance. From November to March, Energy Assistance is available to qualified households to help with winter heating costs. Food pantries are available in Rexburg, Salmon, and Challis for households in our community facing food insecurity.
LIHEAP primarily provides assistance to eligible low-income households, particularly elderly and disabled households, to offset winter home heating costs is available November 1-March 31.
LIHEAP Crisis funding is available year-round, as funding allows, for eligible low-income households experiencing an inability to pay their utility bill, are past due, or are at risk of disconnection of utility services.
LIHWAP funding is primarily for low-income households who need assistance with their drinking and wastewater utilities. This program is available year-round, as funding allows.
EICAP partners with the Idaho Food Bank and communities to provide nutrition to individuals in the community. We also operate food banks in Challis, Salmon and Rexburg.
Rental assistance is available for households facing a past due or eviction notice or are seeking assistance with a security deposit.
Angela Magnani-Wood Tuition Assistance program helps eligible students working to obtain a degree from a university or a certified program pay tuition expenses.