Join us in our mission to

prevent homelessness.

Jesse Tree is a proud 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Housing Crisis Line

Case Management

Rental Assistance

Are you falling behind in paying your rent and at risk of being evicted? We're here to help. 

Call the appropriate Housing Crisis Line M_F from 9am-5pm:


Ada County 208-383-9486

Canyon County 208-461-3733 

visit us at 1121 W Miller Street,
Boise, ID 83702, 

or email us at

We offer information and personalized support to people experiencing a temporary financial crisis, providing connections to needed resources and legal assistance, landlord mediation, budgeting help, and counseling.

We can pay rent for low-income households temporary experiencing a financial crisis. A large majority of our funding goes directly to fill this critical need.

Facts on


It costs the community over $53,000
in supportive, health, and emergency services per person who's homeless.

It costs $5-10,000 for a family
to find new housing after they've been evicted.

2,256 people
became homeless for the first time in Ada County during 2018.

1,072 evictions were filed
in Ada County Court in 2018. Even more tenants were given eviction notices.

We believe in investing in prevention.

Let's keep the traumatic, life-altering event of homelessness from happening to our neighbors before it's too late for them, and for our community.

Facts on

Jesse Tree

$900/ $75 monthly

It costs less than $900 to keep a family in their housing, and less than $350 per person.

30-40 households

We provide one-time case management and/or rental assistance to 30-40 households per month.

OVER 80%

of clients requesting assistance can't pay their rent due to a health care crisis, unexpected job loss, or car breakdown

200 households

We provide information and support for up to 200 households per month via our Housing Crisis Line


It only costs $900 ($75/month) to keep a family housed. 


It only costs $330 ($28/month) to keep one neighbor housed. 

Your contribution will help Jess Tree prevent an eviction in our community!

1121 W Miller St.
Boise, ID 83702

Inquiries can be submitted to:

Tel (208) 383-9486

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Jesse Tree prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Client information is confidential. No client information will be shared outside of Jesse Tree without a written Release of Information.