Faces of Hope - Meridian is located at 1850 S. Eagle Rd, Suite 100, Meridian, ID 83642. Our Boise location is in the process of transitioning and will be open soon.

Support Services & Classes

Faces of Hope provides services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, stalking, and human trafficking. 

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Victim Advocates can help you to complete a protection order form and we can file it TODAY. 
 
This is a civil court order that can help to protect you by preventing offenders from contacting you. You do not need an attorney to request a Protection Order and it is free to apply. Call Faces at (208) 577-4400 and an Advocate will help you complete and file the form.  You can file your protection order at Faces. You will also have the option to participate in civil protection order hearings via video at Faces of Hope
 
A member of our team can help you complete a protection order form which can typically be filed the same day.

What is a Civil Protection Order (CPO)? This is a civil court order that can help to protect you by preventing offenders from contacting you. You do not need an attorney to request a Protection Order and it is free to apply. Call Faces at (208) 986-4357 and a staff member will help you complete and file the form. You can file your protection order at Faces of Hope or at the Ada County Courthouse.
 

Crisis counseling has defined goals that work towards helping you achieve safety and stability. The objective is to provide you with emotional support, along with feedback and assistance. Crisis counseling facilitates problem-solving, while also coordinating access to available resources in the community. If needed, the counselor will also help you to find long-term counseling services that best meets your individual needs after our multi-week assistance has ended.  Crisis Counseling is by appointment although we do keep emergency appointments open for same-day visits. 

A trained advocate will collaborate with you to customize a safety plan. Call 208-986-4357 to discuss your options and schedule a time to make a plan. 

You can create a safety plan specific to your physical, psychological, and emotional needs. This can help you feel safe and secure in different scenarios. Your plan is designed to assist you with preparing to leave, while you are leaving, after you leave or if you are wanting to stay in the relationship safely. Once finished, you will be given a certificate of completion. Call today for help or to schedule a time to make a safety plan

 

Faces of Hope’s Attorney, in collaboration with the University of Idaho College of Law Family Justice Clinic, offers legal assistance to survivors of interpersonal violence seeking civil protection orders and navigating various civil court matters such as divorce, custody disputes, evictions, and name changes. Third-year law students, licensed by the Idaho Supreme Court, may represent clients in court for Civil Protection Orders under the supervision of clinical faculty members from the University of Idaho. The availability for representation depends on the availability of our Foundation Attorney, Law Clinic students, and their Supervising Attorney.

Both a Faces of Hope intake and a legal intake must be completed prior to any meeting with the FOH Attorney or a law school clinician.

Case managers provide services to Faces of Hope clients that indicate needing assistance with their basic needs. Individuals are assisted in setting asset-based, trauma-informed goals related to housing, employment, medical, completing victims’ compensation applications, and more. These services are free. For more information, please call 208-986-4357.

Other Support Services

Hope’s Closet provides basic clothing and hygiene supplies to clients at Faces of Hope. This resource is available on a case-by-case basis. Available items include shampoo and conditioner, lotion, nail care sets, contact case and solution, feminine hygiene products, purses, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. The closet is stocked with all seasons of men’s and women’s clothing and shoes.
Hope’s Closet provides clothing and hygiene supplies to clients at Faces of Hope. This resource is available on a case-by-case basis. Available items include shampoo, conditioner, soap, combs, razors, period products, toothbrushes, pepper spray, diapers, and more. The closet includes men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing and shoes – all new with tags.

In times of emergent need, Faces of Hope Foundation can supply gas and grocery gift cards, as well as brief emergency stays at a local hotel while other arrangements are made. If a taxi or Lyft is needed to get to and from Faces of Hope for appointments, a staff member can set that up in advance or the same day. These services are provided on a case-by-case basis. 

Classes & Support Groups

Please call 208.986.4357 (HELP) to sign up for classes.

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Learn communication techniques to diffuse, re-direct and de-escalate a conflict situation before it becomes a crisis and turns physical. Through role-play and instruction, you can learn physical and non-physical skills.
 
When: 1st Wednesday of the Month, 6:45 pm
Where: Faces of Hope
To sign up: Call 208-986-4357 Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Learn communication techniques to diffuse, re-direct and de-escalate a conflict situation before it becomes a crisis and turns physical. Through role-play and instruction, you can learn physical and non-physical skills.
 
When: 1st Wednesday of the Month, 6:45 pm
Intake must be completed prior to attending – Call 208-986-4357 Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Our empowerment class is specific to domestic violence. The class is held once a week; you can jump into the classes at any point since they are held on a cyclical basis. During the 4-week class, you will learn about domestic violence, the effects on yourself and your children, and how to develop healthy boundaries in relationships. Child watch is available onsite, upon request.
 
When: Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:30 pm 
Intake must be completed prior to attending –  Call 208-986-4357 Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
 
All genders welcome. 
Help familiarize you with the typical court environment and common expectations and give you tools for taming anxiety. This support group provides education and relaxation for upcoming court hearings.
 
When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 12-1:30pm
To sign up: Call 208-986-4357 Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5pm
This weekly group is for teens aged 14-17 who have experienced sexual trauma. Its purpose is to provide education about trauma, gain skills to overcome trauma reactions, and have a safe place to build connections and support with other female-identifying teens.
 
Intake must be completed along with approval from our clinical staff prior to attending – Call 208-986-4357 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.  – 5 p.m.
 
In collaboration with the WCA. Circle of Support is a sexual assault support group facilitated by a licensed counselor and designed to provide group members with a safe, supportive and open atmosphere. The group sessions will help participants facilitate an understanding of sexual victimization and the healing process through education, discussion, and activities. 
 
When: Tuesdays, 5:30 pm
Where: Downtown Public Library, 3rd floor in the Marion Bingham Room
To sign up: First time? Attend a one-time orientation prior to the group, offered every Tuesday from 5:00-5:30 pm.
This class is for those seeking a safety plan to drop a No Contact Order. Trained advocates and case managers collaborate with participants to create a safety plan to address their physical, physiological, and emotional needs. This can help you feel safe and secure in a number of different scenarios. If you would like a safety plan to modify or drop a Criminal No Contact Order, you must come to the regularly scheduled class on Wednesday at 3 pm scheduled class and be actively engaged to receive a certificate. Individual Safety Planning Classes can be scheduled on a case-by-case basis for those NOT seeking to modify or drop a Criminal No Contact Order.
 
When: Wednesdays, 3:00 pm
Intake must be completed prior to attending – Call 208-986-4357 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Child watch is available onsite upon request.

Faces of Hope has written policies & procedures for notifying program participants and beneficiaries on how to file complaints alleging discrimination, including how to file complaints with ICDVVA and the OCR. Please contact the Program Director or the Executive Director for more information.

To provide a complaint to the Executive Director, click here. To provide other feedback to the Executive Director, click here.

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