YWCA Soup-port Our Shelters

Friday, February 26th
12:00 noon

Eat up and help out! It’s that simple, join our lunch that can change a life. $25 buys your meal and a bowl to keep! Tickets must be purchased by midnight on February 21st. Bowls, Soup certificates, and other swag will be delivered to your registered address between Feb 23 and Feb 25. You ...

Left Center Right Game Night

Friday, February 26th
3:00 pm

Virtual zoom event. Join us for a fun game night with other youth with disabilities ages 14-24. This is an inclusive event. RSVP to Molly Pollistrini at molly@dacnw.org or call 208-746-9033. Be sure to include name(s), emails/phone numbers, and mailing addresses for all participants. ...

Autism in the Wild

Saturday, February 27th
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

FREE training opportunity. This multi-faceted program strives to do more than simply identify the inherent challenges first responders face when interacting with members of our community touched by autism and other special needs.  Its objectives are: provide training for first responders on ...

Disability Pride vs Disability Fix

Sunday, February 28th
12:00 pm PST

How is the rise of the disability pride culture shifting the prevailing norms away from the cured focused model? This discussion will be moderated by a representative of the disability community and feature two people with disabilities: one a bioethicist, and one a disability advocate. The ...

Head Injury Support Group

Tuesday, March 2nd
5:00 - 6:00 pm

The Washington State Traumatic Brain Injury Council provides Support Groups throughout the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) that emphasize education and interpersonal support. The TBI Support Goops are predicated on the concept that a person-centered approach can empower and ...

Help – Hope – Healing

Tuesday, March 2nd
7:00 pm

To attend support groups you need to call for a preliminary screening with a Program Coordinator. 208-791-9192. After that you are sent an online invite to the zoom meeting. Adult support group is the first Tuesday of the month. Outdoor Groups are held at the Lewiston High School at 7pm for all ...

Senior Disability Support Group

Wednesday, March 3rd
10:15 am - 11:15 am

This group is currently not meeting in person due to COVID-19. If you need to contact someone for peer to peer support please call 208-883-0523. This group was originally titled Diabetic, Blind and Visually Impaired Support Group started in 1994. While the group still cares for the blind and ...

Annual Fundraising Breakfast (and Dessert!)

Wednesday, March 3rd
7:00 am Breakfast 7:00 pm Dessert

Following State of Idaho recommended COVID precautions, there will be two smaller events this year. Breakfast at 7am and Dessert t 7pm on March 3rd. These events will be hosted at the Best Western University Inn and follow all recommended social distancing and masking recommendations. We will ...

Let’s Talk MONEY!

Thursday, March 4th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Budgeting, spending and savings plan, monthly/yearly financial plan, whatever you call it…whatever your method is (or isn’t) that you do each month to make sure the bills get paid, this chat is for you. one of the great things about 2020 is it opened up the door to some new ways of ...

Help – Hope – Healing

Thursday, March 4th
7:00 pm

To join this support group you must call 208-791-7192 and do a preliminary screening with a Program Coordinator. This support group is for young teens ages 13-15 who have lost a loved one. It meets the first Thursday of every month at the Lewiston High School

Memory Cafe – Kroc Center

Monday, March 8th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come and enjoy your favorite brew with others in a relaxed atmosphere. Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month. The only cost is what you order from the Smoothies and coffee bar or the lunch box menu. Join us to meet new people who are also dealing with memory loss, and […]

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Monday, March 8th
1:30 pm

In person meetings are currently cancelled due to COVID-19. If you need peer to peer support please call 208-799-5219 Meetings are held every second Monday of the month and will be hosted by a physical, occupational or speech professional, certified in the treatment of Parkinson’s ...

TBI Tuesdays: Outreach to All

Tuesday, March 9th
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

The kickoff TBI Tuesday session will focus on Underserved Populations. Reyma McCoy-McDeid, the newly appointed Commissioner of the ACL Administration on Disabilities will provide opening remarks. Two TBI State Partnership Program state grantees (Oregon and West Virginia) will introduce the ...

Simplify Your Life 2021

Wednesday, March 10th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you stressed out? Too much “noise” and not enough time to enjoy life? Can’t find your important stuff? And don’t know where to start? Calgon Take Me Away!!! We have a solution to help you! University of Idaho Extension is offering a 3-hour Zoom workshop to help you get a grip, make a plan ...

Alzheimer’s Lewiston Virtual Caregiver Support Group

Wednesday, March 10th
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups, are conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to: Develop a support system Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions Talk through ...

Alzheimer’s Moscow Virtual Caregiver Support Group

Thursday, March 11th
1:00 pm - 2:30 noon

Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to: Develop a support system Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions Talk through issues ...

TBI Tuesday: Sustainable Partnerships

Tuesday, March 16th
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

The focus of this second TBI Tuesday session will be Sustainable Partnerships. The session will feature several TBI State Partnership Program (SPP) grantees (Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Tennessee) who will share the work of the Sustainable Partnership SPP Workgroup, including two ...

Game Night! – Spokane Youth

Tuesday, March 16th
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join SpokaneYouth for a night of jackbox games! Click on the registration (link below) and an invite will be sent to you. For ease of playing a computer and a smart phone or tablet are advised. Each participant must register. Register: ...

DAC & MOD Pizza St. Patricks Day Fundraiser

Wednesday, March 17th
10:30 am - 9:00 pm ET

This St. Patricks Day, MOD Pizza is donating back to DAC NW! This includes sales from take-out, delivery, and pick up orders from the Pullman Rd location. This provides funds for us to help people with disabilities achieve the level of independence they want. We hope you can join us, and eat ...

Rural Conversation Community Check-In

Wednesday, March 17th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET

Join us for a Rural Conversation Community peer discussion on COVID-19. This activity is being operated by the IL-NET and facilitated by APRIL. There are no presenters or designated speakers of these conversations, they are an informal time and space to gather with your peers and share about ...

Thriving Thursdays -YFP Symposium

Thursday, March 18th
10:30 am - noon PST

Each peer meeting will feature updates from HCA on Covid-19, check in time for your community, a does of joy to carry you through your day, and a special guest speaker. Registration is required. For registration information and other questions contact Karen Kelley at karenkelley@wscsupport.org ...

Positive Parenting Support Group

Thursday, March 18th
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Families Together will offer a monthly support group for families to learn from and support each other. A short lession will be offered at the beginning of each group session (5:30-6:30). Childcare will be provided for in person sessions for those who register in advance. Following that will be ...

Money Coaching Workshop

Saturday, March 20th
9:00 am - 12:00 pm PT

Would you like to create a more purposeful & prosperous life and improve your money relationship? Would you like to understand and remove unconscious money blocks to achieve your highest potential? Would you simply like to feel better about money and your life? If so, Money Coaching is for ...

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Tuesday, March 23rd
9:00 am - 11:00 am

A 6-part workshop series designed to help family caregiver find balance while caring for a loved one. It will give you the skills to take care of yourself and someone else. By taking care of your own health and well-being, you become a better caregiver. Learn to reduce stress, make tough ...

TBI Tuesday: Return to Learn

Tuesday, March 23rd
1:00 om - 4:00 pm ET

The third TBI Tuesday session will focus on Return to Learn following brain injury. The session will begin with a panel of TBI State Partnership Program (SPP) grantees (Oregon and Pennsylvania) who will discuss Return to Learn initiatives and reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities ...

Autism Spectrum Disorder on the Palouse Support Group

Tuesday, March 23rd
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm drop-in

This group is currently not meeting in person due to COVID-19. If you find you need some peer to peer support please call 208-883-0523 Is your life impacted by a family member with Autism Spectrum Disorder? Our Occupational and Speech Therapists identified a need for families and friends to ...

Fibromyalgia Lupus Education & Support Group

Tuesday, March 23rd
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The in person meetings are cancelled due to COVID-19. If you find you need peer to peer support please call 509-336-7404 Fibromyalgia and Lupus Education & Support Group is designed to provide a confidential, caring, non-threatening environment where people can share their concerns, fears, ...

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Wednesday, March 24th
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This is a 6 session virtual program for family caregivers in North Idaho that runs through April 28th. You can join from home via Zoom. Learn strategies to reduce stress, communicate well, and navigate family dynamics while making tough decisions. Build confidence in your decisions as you learn ...

Medicare 101

Thursday, March 25th
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you nearing 65 or have family members that you are trying to help with their retirement plans? This is the workshop for you. An Idaho Department of Insurance SHIBA representative will be here to explain Medicare and all its parts, answer questions, and de-mystify this healthcare program for ...

Let’s Talk Bingo!

Friday, March 26th
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a virtual Bingo game! This event is open to all. Guest speakers will talk about great resources for people with disabilities, and we will play Bingo. Prizes awarded for each game. Register by March 10th and receive your Bingo cards and markers in the mail with a sign in code. ...

Mental Health Monday

Monday, March 29th
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Register at https://forms.gle/Dz6ZbJ4DFcuviESk8 Disability Action Center is hosting a Mental Health Mondays series the last Monday of every month. This series is a peer-led support group meeting related to mental health and self-care in the era of Covid-19. We will be discussing topics like ...

HeART and Mind Art Show

Monday, March 29th
TBD

Call for Artists Art Show is MARCH 29TH, 2021  TIME TBD  ZOOM WEBINAR DEADLINE TO APPLY: FEBRUARY 15TH THEME: “SELF LOVE FROM AN INTERSECTIONAL LENS” HEART AND MIND IS A VIRTUAL ART SHOW HIGHLIGHTING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ARTISTIC EXPRESSION AND CELEBRATION OF THE SELF. THE GOAL ...

TBI Tuesday: Justice For All

Tuesday, March 30th
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm T

The fourth TBI Tuesday session will focus on the criminal and juvenile justice (CJJ) system. Three TBI State Partnership Program grantees (Colorado, Indiana, and Pennsylvania) will provide an overview on CJJ and brain injury and why it matters. We will provide an overview of the SPP workgroup ...

TBI Tuesday: Advisory Boards

Tuesday, April 6th
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

The focus of this final TBI Tuesday session will be on TBI State Advisory Boards/Councils and how to better engage members, especially individuals with brain injury. Two TBI State Partnership Program (SPP) grantees (Tennessee and West Virginia) will present on the TBI SPP Advisory Board ...

Positive Parenting Support Group

Thursday, April 15th
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Families Together will offer a monthly support group for families to learn from and support each other. A short lession will be offered at the beginning of each group session (5:30-6:30). Childcare will be provided for in person sessions for those who register in advance. Following that will be ...

What Accessibility Means to Me!

Friday, April 30th
12:00 am

Make a 1-2 minute video about a barrier you overcame for your disability. Grand Prize winner receives a Kindle Fire HD Tablet, 2nd place a $50 gift card, 3rd place a $25 gift card. Contest ends April 30th, 2021. Contest Purpose: Let’s Make A Video We all live in this great big world and ...

Courageous Kids Climbing – Moscow

Saturday, May 1st
10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Up to 20 children between the ages of 3-months and 103 years with a disability, physical or developmental, will be invited to join us!  Hosted by the U of I Climbing Center. Climbing is fun and beneficial for people with disabilities. Rise Above! Free and pre-registration is required. Email ...

Positive Parenting Support Group

Thursday, May 20th
5:30 pm- 7:30 pm

Families Together will offer a monthly support group for families to learn from and support each other. A short lession will be offered at the beginning of each group session (5:30-6:30). Childcare will be provided for in person sessions for those who register in advance. Following that will be ...

Courageous Kids Climbing – Pullman

Sunday, September 26th
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Up to 20 kids between the ages of 3-months and 103-years with disabilities, physical or developmental and including burn survivors, will be invited to experience the thrill of climbing on the walls of Washington Stat University Climbing Center! Reservations are required. Local rock climbers ...

Climbing on Stuff – Idaho State Police

Saturday, October 2nd
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Up to 20 school age children who are legally blind will be invited to spend an afternoon with the Idaho State Police in Lewiston. The kids will have the opportunity to check out a patrol car and participate in several other activities what will help them to better understand law enforcement. ...