Foundations for Independence

Working together to promote self-reliance. Foundations for Independence provides developmental disability services to children in Boise and the surrounding areas.

Foundations for Independence provides developmental and behavioral services. Children's Services include:
Behavior Intervention
Community Support
Family Training/Education
Interdisciplinary Training

Operating as usual

03/07/2022
12/03/2021

Foundations is wishing a happy holiday season to all!

08/31/2021

We are hiring! If you are interested in working with children as a Intervention Specialist or RBT please send us a message and/or resume!

Welcome - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) 03/22/2020

Welcome - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please follow the link for more information.
http://coronavirus.idaho.gov/

Welcome - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) **Governor Little will host a statewide AARP telephone town hall to provide information and answer questions regarding coronavirus in Idaho. The hour-long conversation begins at 12 p.m. MST. Anyone can …

03/20/2020

NOTICE:
COVID-19 Update
To reduce and prevent the spread of illness, please follow the protocol:
• Please refrain from coming into the office if you are sick.
• Wash your hands once you enter the office, and when you leave the office for at least 20 seconds with water and soap.
• Please wipe down doorknobs and conference rooms after they are used with disinfectant wipes.
• Avoid handshaking when meeting with others.
These measures are intended to reduce contact between individuals and maintain the overall health of staff and clients.
Thank you and stay healthy!

As we At Foundations For Independence continue to provide services to our clients, we want you all to know we are in continues communication with staff and families.

We want to Be sure everyone is healthy before providing or participating in services.
Both staff and participants are washing hands when arriving to therapy. Rooms and supplies are being cleaned after being used.
In addition to our regular cleaning we have increased cleaning and disinfecting in effort to keep staff and kiddos healthy.

We will continue to provide services until told otherwise by The Department of Health and welfare.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact our Agency Administrator Kelley Dodson
Phone: 208-629-8225 or 208-713-5378 or Email: [email protected]

02/05/2019

A little office Halloween fun 2018!

New Meridian candy shop hires people with special needs 02/05/2019

New Meridian candy shop hires people with special needs

https://www.ktvb.com/mobile/article/news/local/outreach/sevens-hero/new-meridian-candy-shop-hires-people-with-special-needs/277-2f09495d-619b-417f-9d18-e38ead5ad83b

New Meridian candy shop hires people with special needs The owner of Sweet Zola's Candy Shop is dedicated to providing job and skills training for people with special needs in our community.

Careers at Foundations For Independence 04/09/2018

Careers at Foundations For Independence

Careers at Foundations For Independence Find your next great career opportunity at Foundations For Independence

Foundations for Independence updated their business hours. 03/30/2018

Foundations for Independence updated their business hours.

Foundations for Independence updated their business hours.

Careers at Foundations For Independence 03/27/2018

Careers at Foundations For Independence

Careers at Foundations For Independence Find your next great career opportunity at Foundations For Independence

Picnic in the Park | The Idaho Foodbank 06/06/2016

Picnic in the Park | The Idaho Foodbank

Here is another great summer resource for our kiddos and their families.
http://idahofoodbank.org/programs/picnic-in-the-park/

Picnic in the Park | The Idaho Foodbank

Mobile Recreation - City of Boise 06/06/2016

Mobile Recreation - City of Boise

Check out the City of Boise's Mobile Rec summer schedule. This is a great summer activity!!
http://parks.cityofboise.org/activities,-classes-and-sports/mobile-recreation/

Mobile Recreation - City of Boise

Interactive Social Solutions - Making Life Easier! 05/17/2016

Interactive Social Solutions - Making Life Easier!

https://interactivesocialsolutions.com/

Interactive Social Solutions - Making Life Easier!

HUGE Winter Jamboree - 12/12/2015 11/30/2015

HUGE Winter Jamboree - 12/12/2015

HUGE Winter Jamboree - 12/12/2015 12 December, 6:00 PM - FIREHOUSE No. 6 - Boise - United States - Firehouse NO. 6 loves to stay in touch with our community and we always make it a point to give back. We hope that you w...

Foundations for Independence| developmental therapy 11/09/2015

Foundations for Independence| developmental therapy

Current Job Opening for a full-time Clinical Supervisor

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Human Service Field
Current Habilitative Intervention Certification
Experience supervising habilitative intervention and support staff
Experience writing, reviewing, and implementing programs
Experience completing functional behavior assessments
Must have excellent organization and time management skills

Please email resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Foundations for Independence| developmental therapy

Timeline photos 10/30/2015

Special thanks to Julia Miller, Rozlynn Baldwin, and Kelley Dodson for organizing a fun Halloween week!

Boys Town - Saving Children, Healing Families | Parenting 09/14/2015

Boys Town - Saving Children, Healing Families | Parenting

http://www.boystown.org/parenting
This is a great parenting resource that includes guides and parenting tools. Guides include: sleep issues, communication, parenting teens, potty training, and many more!

Boys Town - Saving Children, Healing Families | Parenting Boys Town saves children and heals families, giving them the hope they need to turn their lives around. With services that reach nationwide, Boys Town gives kids a safe, caring environment to develop the social skills, behavior and confidence to succeed, and offers fragile families the chance to sta…

08/25/2015

I am very excited to say that over the last two years Foundations has grown tremendously! With all the growth we have experienced lately we are in need of some qualified Habilitative Interventionists!! We have openings for full and part-time HI therapists in Nampa, Caldwell, and Boise.

Looking to hire upbeat, reliable, and caring individuals with current HI certification to work with children in Boise, Meridian, and Nampa. Foundations for Independence offers competitive wages and a flexible schedule.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in human service field
At least one year of experience working with children with developmental disabilities
Must have taken or be willing to take additional courses in Applied Behavior Analysis
Reliable transportation

For More information please contact Maggie Schumacher, Agency Administrator

05/28/2015

Currently looking to hire upbeat, reliable, and caring individuals with current HI certification to work with children in Boise, Meridian, and Nampa. Foundations for Independence offers competitive wages and a flexible schedule.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in human service field
At least one year of experience working with children with developmental disabilities
Must have taken or be willing to take additional courses in Applied Behavior Analysis
Reliable transportation

Home - Association for Science in Autism Treatment 05/27/2015

Home - Association for Science in Autism Treatment

This website is a great resource for parents and professionals. http://www.asatonline.org/

Home - Association for Science in Autism Treatment

05/05/2015

Mobile Recreation - City of Boise

Looking for something to do this summer??? Mobile recreation sponsored by the City of Boise is a great activity for kids of all ages. Visit the link below for the summer schedule. http://parks.cityofboise.org/activities,-classes-and-sports/mobile-recreation/

Mobile Recreation - City of Boise Members of the Boise City Council are (back, L-R) council members TJ Thomson, Ben Quintana, Lauren McLean, Scot Ludwig (front, L-R) Council Pro Tem Elaine Clegg, Mayor David H. Bieter and Council President Maryanne Jordan.

05/05/2015

AdVenture Program - Boise Parks & Recreation Adaptive Recreation

This is a great resource! Please share with clients and their families.

AdVenture Program - Boise Parks & Recreation Adaptive Recreation Adaptive recreation for ALL abilities. AdVenture, meaning Adaptive Adventures, offers classes, clubs, overnight trips, social and recreation activities designed for individuals with disabilities. www.cityofboise.org/adaptiverecreation

Mobile uploads 04/30/2015

Wonderful Saturday morning at the Run for Autism!

04/20/2015

Upcoming Events RUN FOR AUTISM

We will have a booth set up this weekend at the Run for Autism. Come on down! Registration begins at 8am.
http://www.asatvc.org/event/run-for-autism/

Upcoming Events RUN FOR AUTISM Join the Autism Society Treasure Valley for our 13th annual Run For Autism. Create a team, bring your family & friends, or just come along for a lovely riverside run or walk in support of autistic individuals.

Timeline photos 01/26/2015

Great opportunity to have your voice be heard!

Foundations 12/16/2014

Foundations

Foundations 12/16/2014

Thank you, Emily LeMorvan for painting this beautiful mural in the play room.

04/11/2014

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7161 W Potomac Dr
Boise, ID
83704

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Wednesday 9am - 5pm
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