Children's Home Society of Idaho

News Releases

Ticket to Dream Selects the Children’s Home for Generous Donation.

The Children’s Home Society of Idaho has been selected to receive a $500 donation from the Ticket to Dream Foundation.  The funds were raised by their generous donors and corporate partners to support Ticket to Dream’s GoPlay! Program. The funding we receive will be used to help foster youth participate in extracurricular activities. We have …

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Backpack Collection – Help us to make the start of the school year GREAT!

Already that time of year again! The Children’s Home Society is collecting backpacks and school supplies for the children we serve. Please help us to make the start of the school year great. Items needed are:  sturdy backpacks, spiral notebooks, scissors, rulers, composition books, lined paper, crayons, pencils, folders, markers and any other items you …

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Aiming to Combat Depression with Early Intervention

October is National Depression Awareness Month, and Idaho reportedly has the 8th highest rate of suicide in the country. Our Executive Director, Anselme Sadiki, says we need to start with our children and their “access to services”, getting to the heart of the Children’s Home of Society of Idaho’s message of being there to give …

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Anselme Sadiki, Director of CHS, featured as Boise Weekly’s Citizen!

Get to know him, learn about his journey, and how he came to the Children’s Home. Anselme Sadiki’s life is filled with miracles, not the least of which are the miracles that happen every day at the Children’s Home Society of Idaho where he serves as executive director. The Boise-based CHS operates the Warm Springs Counseling Centers, …

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Backpack Collection – Help us to make the start of the school year GREAT!

The Children’s Home Society is collecting backpacks and school supplies for the children we serve. Please help us to make the start of the school year great. Items needed are sturdy backpacks, spiral notebooks, scissors, rulers, composition books, lined paper, crayons, pencils, folders, markers and any other items you feel would be good to prepare kids …

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Olympian Michael Phelps Addresses Mental Health Issues

The 23-time Olympic Gold Medalist announced his new passion is tackling Mental Health After revealing the depths of his depression – and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest – Phelps is hoping to make a difference for those who are dealing with similar issues. The 23-time Olympic gold medalist announced a partnership with Talkspace, …

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