Welcome to Idaho Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health is a family-run nonprofit organization that actively promotes and seeks solutions for mental health well being for our children and youth.

We work with government, nonprofit, and for-profit organizations for the needs of children with emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders and their families. We are a chapter of the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health.

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For Families

Whether you are looking to connect with local resources or other local parents, receive support from our Family Support Specialist’s access to our respite care clearinghouse, resource library, or receive information on how to become a respite care provider, we can help!

For Youth

Youth M.O.V.E. Idaho is made up of teenagers who want to help people understand what it is like to be a youth affected by emotional, behavioral or mental health issues in Idaho. Their goal is to teach peers, parents, providers, and others about the importance of youth voice.

Community Resources

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The implementation of the Jeff D Settlement has transitioned into YES – Youth Empowerment Services.

Check out the new webpage that provides information about the Children’s Mental Health Reform (CMHR) Project which is developing a new system of care for Idaho children and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED).

The Parent Network

The Parent Network promotes a children’s mental health care system in Idaho where parents are viewed as valuable experts on their children, and treated as full and supported partners while having access to ­appropriate community based mental health care services and supports.

Please take the Parent Network Survey

Webinar Series

October Webinar

Behavioral Health Insurance – Questions to Ask

Representatives from Medicaid, Division of Behavioral Health, and a private insurance company will help parents understand the various insurance systems and how to navigate the issues that arise.

Tuesday, October 30th

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Mountain Time