Idaho Commission on Aging

General Information

Idaho Commission on Aging
341 W. Washington
Boise Idaho 1 83702
(208) 334 3833
ddenney@icoa.state.id.us
http://aging.idaho.gov/

Brief Description

The Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA) is a state government agency under the oversight of the Executive Office of the Governor. The ICOA administers and ensures compliance of federally funded programs under the Older Americans Act (OAA).

Through a statewide network of six Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), the ICOA administers a broad array of services and programs to individuals in Idaho over the age of 60, their families, and vulnerable adults aged 18 and older.

Staff

Deedra Hunt, Senior Services Program Specialist, deedra.hunt@aging.idaho.gov

Judy Taylor, Administrator

Services Offered

  • Advocacy
    • Advocates for seniors.

  • Assessment
    • Provides case management.

  • Counseling
    • Offers case management for citizens over 60 years of age.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Older Worker Programs helps low-income, unemployed seniors regain their economic independence and self-sufficiency by building basic skills and providing occupational training, as well as actual work experience, to enable them to compete successfully for available jobs.

  • In-Home Services
    • Offers nutrition and in-home services.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to Area Agencies on Aging and information on other local aging agencies.

  • Services for Seniors

  • Transportation Services
    • Offers transportation services for seniors.