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Run for 271


We are excited for the Run for 271 tomorrow, June 2 at McCuen Park downtown Coeur d’Alene! The 7th Annual Run for #271 is a local fundraiser for the 11 elementary schools in our district. It’s great to be involved with such an awesome event. We’ll be at our...

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Care Network Idaho Brochure


We’re excited to share program updates with you! Our program brochure is a quick and easy way to learn more about our services and our commitment to you. Click the link below to view the brochure: Consumer Direct Care Network Idaho Brochure Consumer Direct Care Network Idaho has built a national...

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Nominate Your Caregiver!


The Care Network understands how important Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are to helping people maximize their independence in their home and community. Across the nation, dedicated DSPs provide essential caregiving and give individuals the needed support to live the life they want. We invite you to nominate a caregiver...

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2018 Idaho Miss Amazing – Miss Senior Queen Shannon Brown

Events| Peer Network

We are thrilled to hear one of our Idaho participants, Shannon Brown, was crowned 2018 Idaho Miss Amazing last Saturday, March 17. Shannon will move forward to compete in the National Miss Amazing pageant, August 3-6, in Chicago. Congratulations, Shannon! Shannon loves to volunteer, having given her time and efforts to the West Valley...

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Advocating for Accessibility and Inclusion

Peer Network

In recognition of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we asked our Peer Network members “Why accessibility and inclusion is a big deal to you?” Suzette – Caldwell, Idaho I am the mother of a beautiful young lady named Shannon. Shannon has been given the amazing opportunity to move into an...

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Transition To Adult Services

Announcements| Events

We welcome you to Transition Fairs coming near you soon. Learn about community resources and services available for young adults, 14-18 years of age, who are transitioning to adult services. There are three opportunities to join in and learn more: March 14, 2018 – Transition Field Day Where: Kellogg School District Community Building – 800 Bunker Avenue, Kellogg, Idaho When: 12:00-3:00 PM Focusing on...

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2017 DSP Appreciation


I am thankful to live in this great land where we are afforded the right to maintain independence at home and in the community.  I grew up with cerebral palsy and have needed assistance with daily living activities for my whole life.  I’m also thankful to work for a...

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“We Run Because We Can”


Idaho resident Jim Kinnard turned 17 on July 6 and celebrated his birthday over the weekend in Montana by running in the Missoula Marathon. Running with his mom, Jann, and his community service worker, Jared, with his dad, Jeff, watching in attendance, Jim completed the half marathon in 2:23:48. This is...