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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Local Resources!



Foster Family Resource Directory:

One Church One Child Clothing Exchange:
Diane Harper
Free clothing for children in foster care by appointment
Contact: (208) 249-8895 or dharper12@ewu.edu

Foster Parent Night Out
Foothills Christian Church
Child care and dinner from 5-8PM every 3rd Friday at Foothills Christian Church
Contact: (208) 853-0011 or Cynthia@foothills.org

Hair cuts
Melissa Allen:
Free haircuts for all foster children
Meridian, ID (208) 871-1913

Cheree Harris:
Free cosmetologist/Hair dresser, will work with girls for big events like school dances! reerh@aol.com 208-921-1600

Seamstress
Sew Joyful Creations:
1/2 price alterations & repairs; 20% off custom sewing and upcycling projects for current foster parents and foster children
Contact: Serena Croft (208) 631 9087
croft_serena@hotmail.com
sewjoyfulcreations.com
Facebook.com/sewjoyfulcreations.boise

Maintenance
The Maintenance Shop:
10% off our already low pricing for labor
Steven M. Crist (208) 713-3170
http://treasurevalleyrepairs.com
https://www.facebook.com/TheMaintenanceShop
steve@treasurevalleyrepairs.com

Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
Allied Carpet Care:
Additional 20% off of all prices.
Contact: Phil (208) 939-3815
AlliedCarpetCare@yahoo.com
http://www.alliedcarpetcare.com/

Entertainment
Roaring Springs and Wahooz:
Foster Family Discount Club: Discounted fun passes!
Web link: https://secure.wahoozfunzone.com/e-commerce/grplogin.aspx?_ga=1.60207141.907284862.1456351342
Username: ococ
Password: familyfun

Recreation
City of Boise Parks and Recreation:
Full scholarships up to $500 toward any Teen and Youth activities and classes for each child. Only foster children living with current Boise residents qualify.
http://parks.cityofboise.org/activities,-classes-and-sports/
To apply, please contact your social worker or Jonathan Wakeman (208) 334-0971 wakemanj@dhw.idaho.gov

Beds
Ashley Home Store:
Their A Hope to Dream program provides mattress sets for foster children in need. Apply at the Ashley Furniture store in Meridian, ID

Sleep In Heavenly Peace:
New bunk beds and single sets for foster children in need
Request an application and submit through Jonathan Wakeman: WakemanJ@DHW. Idaho.gov

Yoga/Meditation:
Jennifer, Zen Riot Studio: Wednesdays 6pm 1524 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID (917) 482-0360
Peace of Mind Stretch and Flow
In this class, we warm up with a gentle stretch and movements to help increase range of motion in muscles and joints. We integrate fun kid friendly animal inspired poses into class as well as mini mindful meditations to help ease worries, fears and the anxieties built up from life outside of our practice. This class is Kid friendly, please make sure if you bring a young yogi, they are able to be quiet and respectful, we want everyone to enjoy the benefits of this class!

Any questions about this list? 
Please email Jonathan Wakeman: WakemanJ@DHW.Idaho.gov or call (208) 334-0971 
Dialing 211 is also another great resource to locate other services available to foster parents. 



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