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Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Contact Information

Tom Shanahan, Public Information Manager
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036

1-800-356-9868 (Voice - Toll-free), Child Support Services
1-800-926-2588 (Voice - Toll-free), Dial 2-1-1
208-334-0668 (Voice),
208-334-6934 (FAX),

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) was created in 1974 to provide for the health and human services needs of the people of Idaho. The DHW offers programs that deal with complex social, economic and individual issues, often helping people in crisis situations. The programs are designed to strengthen families and promote self-reliance.


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KEEP: Do not inactivate per NHIC Call Center 12.29.11. revised abstract and publication info - DK


Date Entered: 5/1/1997
Date Edited: 1/28/2014
Date Revised: 7/18/2006 12:12:09 PM
Health Referral Number: HR1706
Accession Number: DP91A0474

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