You Are Not Alone

When hope seems lost, we leave a light on. Hays House is here for kids who are runaways, homeless, or victims of abuse or neglect, with a safe place to stay, no matter what, no matter when.

Idaho Youth Ranch Hays House is the Treasure Valley's only 24-hour shelter for runaway and homeless youth, located at 7221 Poplar St, Boise, ID 83704.

Do you know a child who need help? Get help now. 

In addition to emergency shelter services, we also offer:

  • respite care to give primary caregivers much needed relief and improve family stability.
  • drop-in services so young people can stop in for safe place to get a warm shower, a hot meal, and more.

Hays House gives kids a safe, supportive, caring, stable place to live while we help them find their way forward. 

Take a virtual tour of Hays House.

Our support services include:

  • Life-skills classes

  • Family and Individual counseling from a master’s level clinician

  • Structured educational support

  • Community-based recreation

  • Fun environment - complete with video games, arts and crafts, a live-in therapy dog, and more

  • Access to an accredited academic program for grades 9 to 12 that includes GED instruction and testing.

All in the Family

Services and referrals are also available to parents who need help addressing problems that disrupt a healthy home, including conflict, running away, homelessness, school problems, neglect or abandonment, poor communication, and illegal behavior. 

Emergency Help Line

The only helpline for Treasure Valley kids that is on-call and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 208-322-2308.