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This is an emergency assistance office for Kootenai County residents only to apply for the following types of assistance: Medical, dental extractions, rent, utilities, heat sources, and burial or cremation. For more information, contact County Assistance at 208-446-1886.
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This office is located at 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, on the second floor, also known as the "main floor," of the Administration Building, next to the old County courthouse.
Phone: 208-446-1880Fax: 208-446-2177
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except recognized holidays.
Shelly Amos, Manager, is the administrator of County Assistance.
Yes, Idaho Code Chapters 34 and 35. Contact us at 208-446-1886 for more information.
Go to the office to get additional, more detailed information and to pick up the paperwork and schedule an appointment if appropriate. The application process to determine eligibility requires completing an application, submitting various documents, and attending a scheduled interview.
Your appointment will be rescheduled.
Thirty (30) consecutive days (proof required). For more information, contact us at 208-446-1886.
Pursuant to Idaho Code 31-3504(4), upon receipt of an application for medical, dental, or prescription assistance, an automatic lien is placed on all present and future real and personal property of the applicant. For more questions, contact us at 208-446-1886.
Yes. An application for non-emergency medical services shall be filed ten (10) days prior to receiving services from the provider. An application for emergency necessary medical services shall be made any time within thirty-one (31) days beginning with the first day of the provision of necessary medical services from the provider. Call us at 208-446-1886 for more information.
Yes. Monthly payments only. Call us at 208-446-1886 for more information.