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The Boise Brick House

What is the Boise Brick House?

The Boise Brick House (BBH) is an after school drop-in space for 14-18 year olds in downtown Boise, designed for youth ages 14-18 to relax with friends, do homework, eat food, and have empowering discussions about mental health and wellness. 

In partnership with Ms. Waters’ Community Leadership class at Boise High School, the Boise Brick House first opened in February 2020. In November of 2021, the Boise Brick House reopened after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Boise Brick House centers around teen voice and leadership; all programming in our drop-in space is developed in collaboration with teen leaders and community partners.

At the Boise Brick House, we take the safety of our participants, teen leaders, and staff seriously. We require that all participants, volunteers, staff, and guests receive at least 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine no more than 6 months prior to entering our space.

Our Programs:

Programming at the Boise Brick House includes art and recreation, mental health support and education, and events and workshops in collaboration with community partners and teen leaders. 

Participants are welcome to relax and hang out in our space even if they are not participating in our scheduled programming.

Mondays:  Therapy dog visits & unstructured hang out day

Tuesdays: Club meetings & Youth MOVE Downtown support group

Wednesdays:  Events: recreation, art, community partnership, mental health education, leadership development

Where is BBH Located?

The Boise Brick House is located at the Idaho Federation of Families office at 704 N 7th Street Boise ID, 83702. The Boise Brick House is within walking distance of Boise High School and North Junior High School. 

When is it Open?

The Boise Brick House is open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesday from 3:15-5:30pm. Outside of these designated times, we are open for club meetings and events on a case by case basis. 

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  • 01
    June 1, 2022

    BBH: Bagels & Board Games

    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    June 1, 2022

    Join us today for Bagels and Board Games!

    Do you need a space to decompress? The Boise Brick House summer drop-in space is open to high school students in Boise. It is a safe space for teens to relax with friends, do homework, eat food, and have empowering discussions about mental health and community wellness.

    Contact mtitelbaum@idahofederation.org for more information.

  • 02
    June 2, 2022

    BBH: Open Community Partner Day

    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    June 2, 2022-June 6, 2022
    Boise Brick House
    704 N 7th Street Boise, Idaho 83702

    Interested in using the Boise Brick House for your club meeting, teen group, or fun event? Contact mtitelbaum@idahofederation.org.

  • 05
    June 5, 2022

    Youth MOVE Idaho - Discord

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    June 5, 2022

    Youth MOVE Idaho (YMI) is a youth driven group which is a part of Youth MOVE National. YMI aims to provide peer emotional support and provide opportunities for mental health advocacy. Did you know that YMI has led the way in creating the Discord meeting space for Youth MOVE. If you are interested in learning more about YMI contact mtitelbaum@idahofederation.org

  • 08
    June 8, 2022

    BBH: Mini Pizzas & Movies

    10:00 AM-2:00 PM
    June 8, 2022

    Join us today for Mini Pizzas and Movies!

    Do you need a space to decompress? The Boise Brick House summer drop-in space is open to high school students in Boise. It is a safe space for teens to relax with friends, do homework, eat food, and have empowering discussions about mental health and community wellness.

    Contact mtitelbaum@idahofederation.org for more information.

  • 09
    June 9, 2022

    Sensory-friendly Pride Event Planning

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    June 9, 2022
    Boise Brick House
    704 N 7th Street Boise, Idaho 83702

    Sensory-friendly Pride event planning from 10am-12pm at the Boise Brick House. 704 N 7th Street Boise, ID 83702.
    Contact mtitelbaum@idahofederation.org with questions

Contact our Youth Programs Coordinator, Madeline Titelbaum

FYIdaho serves parents and caregivers of youth with mental health challenges through direct support and education.

Youth MOVE Idaho (YMI), a chapter of Youth MOVE National serves youth through programs that focus on peer support and advocacy.