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Community Council
 
 
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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To provide families with resources and opportunities in education, housing, health and employment.
 

OUR VISION

Preserving Families, Renewing Lives.
 

OUR CORE VALUES

Service To Community: We believe the fundamental reason for our existence is to provide quality services to the individuals and families we serve.

 
Accountability: We support opportunities for the people we serve to have a voice and to participate freely in all aspects of the organization.
 
Honesty and Integrity: We develop honest and respectful working relationships with our staff, our board members, our clients, and our community partners.
 
Dignity and Respect: We promote dignity and respect for all people. We accept and respect the cultural and language difference of all people in the communities we serve.
 
Leadership: We provide leadership development opportunities for the people we serve, our Board of Trustees, and of our employees.

SINCE 1971

1971: Incorporated on November 19, 1971

1972: First Head Start Funding-First site in Weiser, ID

1973: First Employment & Training Grant (CETA) now known as Workforce Investment Act

           (WIA)

1974: Emergency School Assistance Funding for youth and adult recreational activities

1976: Opened Health Care Center in Caldwell and Burley, ID

1977: Opened Health Care Center in Payette, ID

1977: Opened Center for Employment and Training in Caldwell, ID

 

1980s

 

1980: Purchased Colonia de Colores Housing Site in Twin Falls, ID

1984: Funding received to construct current Administrative Office — El Mercado

1986: Total Federal Funding Assistance surpassed $2 million

1986: Purchased El Rancho Grande Estates housing site — American Falls, ID

1986: Cesar Chavez visits El Mercado; speaks on Bracero Program, pesticides

1987: Total Federal Funding Assistance increases to $3.5 million

1988: Purchased Twin Falls Labor Center, now El Milagro site

1989: Total Federal Funding Assistance increases to $4.6 million

 

1990s

 

1990: First grant from Dept. of Health and Welfare (mental health/case management)

1992: First Substance Abuse Program in partnership with Homedale School Dist.

1992: Total Federal Funding increases to $5.7 million

1993: Purchased Project Hope housing site — Heyburn, ID

1995: Total Federal Funding increases to $6.5 million

1995: Built Colonia Cesar Chavez housing project — Blackfoot, ID

1997: Built Un Nuevo Amanecer housing project — Dubois, ID

1999: Total Federal Funding increases to $7.0 million

 

2000s

2001: Migrant & Seasonal Head Start receives expansion funds (Family Literacy)

2002: Total Federal Funding increases to $9.5 million

2004: IMC receives funding to provide health care services

2004: Community Family Clinic opens in Idaho Falls, Roberts and Blackfoot, ID

2006: Idaho Migrant Council changes name to Community Council of Idaho, Inc.

2006: Total Federal Funding assistance eclipses $10 million

2008: Migrant and Seasonal Head Start receives expansion monies

2008: Governing board becomes Tripartite Board Structure

2008: Membership eliminated

2008: Total Federal Funding increases to $11.7 million

 

2010s

 

2010: Total Federal Funding increases to $12.7 million

2011: CC Idaho receives YouthBuild Grant from U.S. Dept. of Labor

2012: CC Idaho receives High School Equivalency Grant (HEP) from U.S. Dept of Education

2013:CC Idaho opens the Community Council Opportunity Center in Burley, after 10 years of hard work and planning.

    "This institution is an equal opportunity provider."

    Community Council of Idaho
    317 Happy Day Blvd
    Caldwell, ID 83607
    Phone: 208-454-1652