Victim Services

Idaho Council on Domestic Violence & Crime Victim Assistance


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IDOC Victim Services Pamphlet

Victim Services Pamphlet

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Health and Welfare

Click here to register for free notification of an inmate's custody status.


Victim Services

Victim Services offers assistance to the victims of crimes while the offender is incarcerated.

Services include the following:

  • Notification of term release or escape.
    • Updated information is needed for notifications.
    • Victims should send address updates to 
    • For victim services associated with prison inmates contact (208) 658-2051.
  • VINELink allows automated notifications by e-mail or phone.
    • This system sends e-mails or phone notifications when offenders move or are scheduled for hearings.
    • Sign up by going to the VINE website and clicking on Idaho on the map.
    • NOTE: Inmates often move between and within facilities. This is routine and not a cause for concern.
  • Offender Search provides a tool to check on an inmate's location or status at any time.
    • The offender search is updated at 4 a.m. each morning.  
    • The prison locations page provides information on population types in each facility.
  • Please note for the best service Parole Hearing questions should be directed to the Commission on Pardons and Parole.

Other Providers
The Idaho Department of Correction victim notifications focus on inmates. County victim witness coordinators work with victims prior to incarceration, and the Commission of Pardons and Parole provides victims with information on parole releases and hearings.

Prisons Support Services

If you are receiving unwanted contact from an IDOC offender it can be stopped.
To block calls from a specific inmate listen carefully to the instructions:

  • Press Options #4 on your phone to block the caller.

To block all calls write to:

  • Victim Services
    1299 N. Orchard Street, Suite #110
    Boise, ID 83706

This same address can be used to stop unwanted letters from an IDOC offender.


VINE is a free notification service that provides automated phone and/or email updates on offender movement and status changes. If you have a VINE-related question call (866) 984-6343. To register for free victim noficiation services click on the VINELink button.

You can select e-mail or phone notification, or both. The phone notification requires a 4-digit pin. The notification will continue a pin is entered.

If you are receiving unwanted VINE calls and did not register please call 658-2051 to stop the calls.

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