Alliance House – The Alliance House is a semi-independent group home that provides housing for up to 6 individuals living with mental illness. We strive to provide affordable and supportive housing that assists individuals in maintaining mental health stability while integrating into our community.
Alternative to Violence on the Palouse – Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse provides 24 hour emergency and supportive services to family and sexual violence victims and survivors and their children. All services are provided free of charge, in confidence and without discrimination. ATVP also has an outreach and education program, that focuses on increasing understanding and awareness as well as on preventing family and sexual violence. For more information visit ATVP’s website.
Backyard Harvest – Backyard Harvest is a nonprofit (501c3) organization based in Moscow, Idaho. We connect low income families, seniors, and individuals with fresh, local produce. Backyard Harvest relies on volunteers who share their backyard bounty and extra fruit to help make sure that everyone in our community has healthy food to eat. For more information visit Backyard Harvest’s website.
Boy Scouts – With more than 130 Merit Badges—from Archery and Art to Welding and Wilderness Survival—Scouting is the ultimate form of learning by doing. Boy Scouts explore their interests and improve their skills while working toward Scouting’s highest rank: Eagle. By first imagining, planning then doing their own service projects, Boy Scouts learn the value of hard work, and experience the thrill of seeing it pay off. Add in outdoor adventures, hiking and camping, and Scouting gives boys all the experience they need to become men. For more information visit Inland Northwest Boy Scouts website.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – provide community volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children pursuant to statute. After a thorough investigation, the GAL volunteer prepares a report outlining the history of the case, the services that are available for the child and family, and ultimately, makes a recommendation about what is in the best interests of the child. Our judges use this and other information to make an informed decision and create better outcomes for abused and/or neglected children all across Idaho. For more Information visit CASA’s website.
Circles of Caring – Circles of Caring makes it possible for adults living with dementia and chronic illness to be successful, safe and surrounded by family and friends. They offer a unique day program that provides a safe, caring, and nurturing atmosphere for adults and elders. For more information visit Circles of Caring’s website.
Families Together – Families Together’s programs are designed to build and sustain strong, healthy, informed, and actively involved family members who can work together to improve the lifelong outcomes for their child or sibling with a disability. For more information visit Families Together’s website.
Friendly Neighbors – Friendly Neighbors is a non- profit organization whose purpose is to provide important services for Moscow area seniors. Besides managing the senior meal site, Friendly Neighbors operates the Moscow Senior Center, a drop- in center with various activities for seniors located on the ground floor of the 1912 Center building. For more information view the brochure.
Girl Scouts – The Girl Scout mission is building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. For more information on the Girl Scout program in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho visit Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and North Idaho website.
Habitat for Humanity – The mission of Palouse Habitat for Humanity is to serve our neighbors in need by helping to eliminate poverty housing on the Palouse and worldwide. The vision Habitat for Humanity International is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Its mission is to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. For more information visit Habitat for Humanities of the Palouse’s website.
Idaho Food Bank – An independent, donor-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1984, and is the largest distributor of free food assistance in Idaho. From warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello, the Foodbank has distributed more than 135 million pounds of food to Idaho families through a network of more than 230 community-based partners. These include rescue missions, church pantries, emergency shelters and community kitchens. The Foodbank also operates direct-service programs that promote healthy families and communities through good nutrition. For more information visit Idaho Food Bank’s website.
Moscow Mentor Program – The Moscow Mentor Program strengthens our community by promoting nurturing friendships between youth and responsible caring adults. Mentors provide guidance and support as these youth pursue personal, family and academic dreams. For more information visit Moscow Mentor’s website.
Palouse Paws with a Cause – Paws With A Cause® enhances the independence and quality of life for people with disabilities nationally through custom-trained Assistance Dogs. PAWS® increases awareness of the rights and roles of Assistance Dog Teams through education and advocacy. For more information visit Palouse Paws Facebook Page.
PATH – Idaho – PATH’s mission is “Families Making the Difference.” The idea of “family” is at the core of PATH services. PATH families create a context which provides healing and nurturing, that allows children to make the changes they need. For more information visit PATH’s website.
PATH- WSU – PATH offers weekly classes for people with disabilities benefitting not only the riders and their families, but also the community members and the WSU students and staff who volunteer their time and talents to make this program a success. For more information visit PATH’s website.
Regional Public Transportation/SMART – Regional Public Transportation, Inc. (RPT) operates as a private non-profit corporation for the purpose of providing accessible transportation services to the general public within a seven county area of Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis and Nez Perce counties in Idaho; and Asotin and Whitman counties in Washington. Regional Public Transportation, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation providing ADA-accessible and affordable public transportation for the people of our region. For more information visit SMART Transit’s website.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – RSVP volunteers serve in schools to increase reading and math comprehension of elementary and high school students; provide instruction and guidance to teen parents; organize neighborhood residents in a wide variety of public safety projects; in cooperation with the State Insurance Commissioner, counsel elders about health insurance and related matters through the Senior Health Insurance Benefit Advisors (SHIBA) program; educate the public concerning methods whereby environmental concerns can be addressed by recycling and the purchase of products that result in less waste of packaging materials. These are merely a few examples of the valuable community service that is provided by the nearly 16,000 volunteers of RVSP. For more information visit RSVP’s website.
Sojourner’s Alliance – Sojourners’ Alliance is a private, nonprofit organization working toward a vision of dignity and equality for all people. Our mission is to promote the personal growth, empowerment, and self sufficiency of people in transition by providing decent housing affordable to low income persons, basic services, education in life and interpersonal skills, counseling, and opportunities for integration into the community. For more information visit Sojourner’s Alliance website.
Success By 6 – A nonprofit organization dedicated to raising public awareness and educating the community on the importance of early childhood development and school readiness, continually improving access to services for all children in the community, expanding and improving collaboration among private and public service groups, and assuring that all children, by age six, have the necessary emotional, physical and social development to successfully embrace the educational and social opportunities necessary for growth and learning. For more information visit Success by 6’s website.