LOCAL DISCOUNTS & FREEBIES FOR FURLOUGHED WORKERS

Ruby’s Kitchen: Free 8oz North Fork Coffee, enjoy in house

324 W. Lake Street | 208.630.6574

Mountain Java: Free 12oz drink

Just mention you are a federal furloughed worker!
501 Pine Street | 208.634.2027

My Father’s Place: 50% off with federal ID during furlough

901 N 3rd Street | 208.634.4401

Huckleberry Garden: 10% discount to furloughed workers

903 1st Street | 208.634.8697

Shanti Yoga Studio: Free yoga for all furloughed workers

100 N 3rd Street | 208.634.9711

Apothespa: Free facial for any furloughed employee or spouse during the shutdown

It doesn’t help pay the bills, but a 60 minute escape from the stress sometimes can do wonders. Message Apothespa at www.facebook.com/Apothespa and we can get you scheduled.
212 N 3rd Street, Suite A | 208.315.2802

City of McCall Parks & Recreation: scholarships available for children to participate in rec programs free of charge

Please contact Tara Woods (208.634.8968 or twoods@mccall.id.us) or Stefanie Bork (208.634.8991 or sbork@mccall.id.us)

 

HELP WITH NECESSITIES

MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter: Pet Food Pantry

Open 11:30am – 6pm Tuesday – Saturday and 1pm – 6pm on Sunday. Stop in and pick up dog or cat food – no questions, no judgement.
831 S 3rd Street | 208.634.3647

Heartland Hunger & Resource Center (aka McCall Food Bank): Fresh and Shelf Stable Food, Baby Necessities

Each Wednesday from 4pm – 6pm we distribute food to those who need it. Canned staples as well as fresh food available. Also provide diapers, formula and formula coupons, baby food. The Resource Center offers help to anyone in need – please don’t hesitate to use this great resource! Do not have to be a McCall resident!
556 Deinhard Lane (next to McCall Police Department) | Message contact number 208.634.3037 OR they can contact Linda Klind 208.634.6989

Albertsons: $20 gift cards

Albertsons has a limited number of $20 gift cards at the Customer Service desk – please show your government ID. **For anyone not on furlough, Albertsons is also accepting cash donations at the Customer Service desk that they can turn into gift cards – a simple way to help our community!
132 E Lake Street | 208.634.8166

Idaho Power: Billing Assistance

Several programs are available to anyone having a hard time paying the power bill:
– Bill Pay Assistance – payment arrangement options can be made by calling customer service at 208.388.2323 (please call as the information on the website does not outline available programs in detail)
– Winter Weather Rule – this program guarantees that households with children, elderly or infirm individuals residing in the home will not have interrupted service from December – February due to an inability to make payments.
– For Idaho Power resources, please visit the following links:  Bill Pay Assistance    |    Winter Energy Efficiency Guide    |    High Bill/Payment Options

City of McCall: Options for water accounts

Please call us at 208.634.4803 to learn about some options we have available

Western Idaho Community Action Partnership (WICAP): Temporary housing/rent assistance, energy assistance, and more

For information and details, please call the WICAP office in Cascade at 208.382.4577

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare: social service programs

For more information on assistance with food and other necessities, please call 877.456.1233 or visit their website.

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR FURLOUGHED WORKERS

Washington Federal: 90-day interest free loan, up to 6 paycheck limit

204 Park Street | 208.634.2121

US Bank: 12-month low interest loan

U.S. Bank is offering a 12 month low interest loan to furloughed employees.  Request must be made & processed over the phone. 
Please call 800.535.4782, Option 2.

Cable ONE: assistance with phone, internet and television service

Cable ONE is helping furloughed workers by waiving late fees and offering payment deferrals to customers who call to make arrangements. Please call 877.692.2253 to set up!

 

WORK OPPORTUNITIES

Pilgrim Cove Camp: Meals for work

Please contact Lori Roberts, manager@pilgrimcovecamp.org
1075 Plymouth Rd | 208.634.5555

We have 190 employees in the district and on any given day, someone is absent. To learn more about becoming a guest teacher/substitute, please visit our website.
 
Idaho Department of Labor: Workforce Resources, Unemployment Benefits, Job Leads, Referrals to Support Services
299 S 3rd Street | 208.634.7102
 
Tamarack Resort: Short-term employment
We have openings available for short-term employment…no need for a 2-week notice when you get called back to work! Please see additional information on Tamarack’s employment page.
311 Village Drive, Donnelly | 208.325.1000
 
Evergreen Forest: part-time help
Openings for part-time work, up to 30 hours per week. Please call Larry Burke at 208.347.2111 x 230