Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

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P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
1-800-356-9868 (Voice - Toll-free)
1-800-926-2588 (Voice - Toll-free)
208-334-0668 (Voice)
208-334-6934 (FAX)


The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) was created in 1974 to provide for the health and human services needs of the people of Idaho. The DHW offers programs that deal with complex social, economic and individual issues, often helping people in crisis situations. The programs are designed to strengthen families and promote self-reliance.

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Review Date

Thursday, Dec 29, 2011