Myths About Suicide: Understanding the Complex Reality

Suicide is a deeply sensitive and complex topic that has far-reaching effects on individuals, families, and communities. It’s a subject that deserves to be approached with care, empathy, and accurate information. We aim to debunk some myths and give you steps you can take to help support someone.

Back to School Body Safety

With the school year nearing, the crisis counselors at Faces of Hope want to remind families of an essential school supply no child should be without. Aside from paper, pencils, and backpacks, your child also needs another supply for a safe school year: an understanding of body safety and boundaries.

Domestic violence and the LGBTQIA+ community

Beyond Pride Month, we at Faces are committed to serving all people who have experienced domestic violence and sexual assault, including those who identify with the LGBTQIA+ community.

A Word with Paige: June 2023

On Thursday, June 15, we will celebrate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. With around 5 million older people being abused, neglected, or taken advantage of every year, it’s a growing problem worldwide. To show my support and raise awareness, I will be wearing purple on this day. I encourage you to join me in spreading the word and standing against elder abuse. Together, we can make a difference.

A Word with Paige: May 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of prioritizing our mental well-being A Word With Paige May 2023 May is Mental Health Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of prioritizing our mental well-being. Yet, many people still feel a stigma attached to mental health issues, particularly those who have experienced interpersonal violence (IPV), such […]

Faces of Hope Foundation Coming to West Ada

Bringing Support Services & Resources to a new Meridian Center in October 2023 The Faces of Hope Foundation announced in April that it would be coming to West Ada this Fall with a satellite location offering resources, support, and information to victims of interpersonal violence. The Faces of Hope Foundation will solely fund the new […]

PRESS RELEASE: CYCLING EVENT RETURNS TO THE VILLAGE

BOISE, ID, May 3, 2023–“Cycle to Break the Cycle” returns this year at The Village from May 3-6, 2023. Former radio host Steve “Kekeluv” Kicklighter and local nonprofit Faces of Hope Foundation are teaming up to raise important funds and awareness about child abuse in our community. This family-friendly event features donated CycleBar stationary bikes […]

A Word with Page: April 2023

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and it is essential to remember that child abuse and neglect can happen to any child in any community. As a community, we all have a role to play in preventing child abuse and helping raise healthy children.  The Centers for […]

Denim Day

Wednesday, April 26 is Denim Day Denim Day occurs on the last Wednesday of April each year during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Join millions across the globe and stand in solidarity with survivors by wearing jeans for a purpose. In 1992, an 18-year-old Italian girl was raped by a 45-year-year-old driving instructor her parents hired […]

Child Sexual Abuse: What to Know

by Janet Pace, Clinician, Faces of Hope Foundation It is estimated that one in four girls, and one in six boys will experience sexual abuse before the age of 18. Child sexual abuse is most often perpetrated by someone known and trusted by the child and the child’s family. Children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities […]

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