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Student Affairs
phone: (208) 885-6757
fax: (208) 885-9494
Teaching and Learning Center
Room 232
P.O. Box 442431
Moscow, ID 83844-2431

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Community Resources

  • Clothing & Household Needs

    First Presbyterian Church 

    405 S. Van Buren Street, Moscow, ID 83843 
    Phone: (208) 882-4122 
    Please call for an appointment. Linens and kitchenware only.

    Real Needs on the Palouse

    Operated by Real Life Ministries
    Submit request online. No church affiliation necessary.

    St. Vincent De Paul

    The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a worldwide non-profit organization of lay Catholic men and women.  The members of St. Vincent de Paul in Moscow meet weekly in order to help local people in need. We visit anyone who requests our help from Latah County regardless of race, nationality, religion or sexual orientation on a person-to-person basis.  Great care is taken to preserve the dignity of the person served and we visit those in need in their homes.
    Have a need? Contact Fran Trevisan.

    The Hope Center

    1212 W. Pullman Road, Moscow, ID 83843
    Phone: (509) 595-0906
    Food Bank/Clothes Closet
    Emergency Assistance: Tuesdays, 1:00-2:30 pm and Thursdays, 10:00 am - noon

  • Finding Employment


    Job Location and Development

    Student Union Building, 101
    875 Perimeter Drive, MS 4291
    Moscow, ID 83844-4291
    Phone: (208) 885-2778
    Fax: (208) 885-9034
    Email: jobs@uidaho.edu

    The University of Idaho believes that students are students first, employees second. One of the main reasons for being at the U of I is the successful completion of an academic program. Student employment is meant to support that goal, through caring consideration of the amount of time spent working, the opportunity to learn skills while working, and provision of a safe work environment.


    North Central IdahoWorks Career Center

    1350 Troy Road, Suite 1
    Moscow, ID 83843
    Contact: Dave Darrow, Manager
    Phone: (208) 882-7571
    Fax: (208) 882-8324
    Email: moscowmail@labor.idaho.gov

    The Career Center is the primary point of access to a full range of labor market and education services. Services of more than 17 programs have been brought together in the Center to meet the needs of workers, students and businesses. Each Career Center offers a variety of self-service options, a comprehensive resource center and highly trained staff knowledgeable about the many programs and services available.
  • Nutrition Resources

    Vandal Food Pantry
    Satellite locations: Student Support Services (3rd floor of the Idaho Commons), the Diversity Center (TLC 229), Student Media (3rd floor of the SUB), the Counseling and Testing Center, and the Campus Christian Center. Coming soon--Women's Center (Memorial Gym, Room 109). Call (208) 885-9442 for more information, or to arrange a pick-up. Specific dietary needs accommodated upon request. Open to all campus constituents.

    NASC Soup Fridays
    Native American Student Center
    Free soup lunch every other Friday, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Phone: (208) 885-4237
    Email: ssamuels@uidaho.edu
    Open to all.

    LGBTQA Lavender Lunch
    Student Diversity Center (TLC 229)
    Free lunch with PBJ sandwiches, cookies, fruit - Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 pm
    Phone: (208) 885-6583
    Email: lgbtoffice@uidaho.edu
    Must be LGBTQ-friendly to attend.

    Campus Christian Center
    822 Elm Street
    Phone: (208) 882-2536
    Email: campuscc@gmail.com
    Free soup lunch - Mondays, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
    Soup lunch and Bible study - Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 pm
    Late Night Lounge (social with free pizza) - Fridays, 6:30 pm
    Open to all, no religious affiliation required.

    St. Augustine's Catholic Center
    628 S. Deakin Street
    Phone: (208) 882-4613
    Email: stauggies@gmail.com
    Peanut Butter Wednesdays - free PBJ sandwiches, Wednesdays, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm


    Backyard Harvest
    P.O. Box 9783
    Phone: (208) 669-2259
    Email: info@backyardharvest.org
    Donates fresh produce grown locally in small community gardens. Please call or email for information on how to receive produce.

    Hamilton Community Garden
    Phone: (208) 882-1444
    Located on the east side of the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center, adjacent to 1038 West C Street's apartment complex. The Hamilton Community Garden has several garden plots for those interested in renting garden space. They have fifty-eight 20'x 20' plots, and five 3' x 12' accessible raised beds are available upon request. All plots are rented on a first-come, first-served basis. A map of the garden can be found here.

    Moscow School District's Free Summer Lunch Program

    Contact: Mimi Pengilly
    Phone: (208) 892-1123
    Email: pengilly@msd281.org
    June - August, Monday through Friday, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.
    Available to ALL children between the ages of 1 to 18.
    Locations: Ghormley Park, 510 Home Street and Eggan Youth Center, 1515 East D Street
    There is no cost for children’s meals. Adults may purchase a lunch for $3.75. If you would like to volunteer, or have questions, please contact Mimi.

    Feeding America Backpack Program
    Contact: Mimi Pengilly
    Phone: (208) 892-1123
    Email: pengilly@msd281.org
    Provides food for students in need to take home during the weekend. For eligibility requirements, contact Mimi.

    Friendly Neighbors
    1912 Center, 412 E. Third Street, Moscow
    Phone: (208) 882-1562
    Email: friendly.neighbors@yahoo.com
    Offers free lunches to seniors (60+) once per month. $4 lunches for seniors every Tuesday and Thursday. Food service begins at 10:30 am. No-one turned away for inability to pay.

    WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
    North Central District Health Department
    Phone: (208) 882-7353
    Supplemental nutrition program for pregnant or breastfeeding women, and children to 5 years old. Breastfeeding education and support are offered. Provides food vouchers and nutrition education. Eligibility is determined by residence, income, and nutritional need.

    Trinity Baptist Church Food Pantry
    711 Fairview Avenue, Moscow
    Phone: (208) 882-2015
    Open Tuesdays, 4:00-7:00 pm
    Open to all, regardless of religious affiliation.

    St. Mary's Church Food Bank

    119 N. Polk Street
    Phone: (208) 882-4813
    Email: office@stmarysparishmoscow.org
    Open Tuesday-Friday, 2:00-4:00 pm
    Open to all, regardless of religious affiliation.
  • Social Services
    Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse (ATVP)
    Phone: (208) 883-4357
    24-Hour crisis line: (208) 883-4357

    Non-profit sexual assault/abuse and domestic/family violence agency serving victims, survivors, non offending family members and concerned friends. Services include: 24-hour crisis hotline; in-person advocacy; emergency confidential shelter; emergency medical and legal advocacy; and domestic violence and sexual assault support groups. All services free of charge in Latah and Whitman counties.

    Community Action Partnership
    428 W. 3rd Street, Suite 4, Moscow ID 83843
    Phone: (208) 882-3535

    Emergency and financial services, affordable housing, parent education and child development. CAP utilizes multiple resources and programs to help families meet their basic needs, including assistance with food, shelter and/or housing, heat, transportation, and health care.

    Department of Health & Welfare
    1350 Troy Highway, Suite 2, Moscow ID 83843
    Phone: (208) 882-2433

    Provides medical insurance to families with children (prenatal to age 19, may also include parents, dependent upon income), assistance with establishing paternity, establishing child support orders, enforcement of child support orders, cash assistance to families with children. Part of the Self-Reliance Program.

    Latah County Sheriff’s Office
    206 E. 3rd Street, Moscow, ID 83843
    Phone: (208) 882-2216

    General Law enforcement. Responds to emergencies of any nature. Provides enhanced 911 services. Dispenses vouchers for food and gas for stranded and homeless individuals.

    Sojourners’ Alliance
    627 N. Van Buren, Moscow ID 83843
    Phone: (208) 883-3438
    Email: shelter@turbonet.com

    Transitional housing program – shelter, food, clothing, education, case managements services for homeless men, women, and families.

    Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.
    119 East 4th Street, Moscow, Idaho 83843
    Phone: (208) 883-5587
    Fax: (208) 882-8441

    A private, nonprofit organization for the purpose of providing evaluation, training, employment, education, placement and support services to individuals with emotional, physical and developmental disabilities, including people with severe disabilities and people who are disadvantaged.

    Disability Action Center NW

    505 N. Main Street
    Moscow ID, 83843
    Phone: (208) 883-0523
    Toll-Free: (800) 475-0070
    Fax: (208) 883-0524

    DAC provides information and referral services while fostering attitudes, policies, and environments of equality and freedom. We strive to create a compassionate and accessible place for people with disabilities. We encourage people with disabilities to take control of their lives and to live life to the fullest.