Tesh Programs

Adult Developmental Therapy

The goal of the developmental adult services program is to help participants gain the skills and knowledge to function independently. Services are designed to meet the unique needs and interests of each individual.

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Employment Services

The Employment Services program supports people with disabilities in their efforts to obtain and maintain employment in the general workforce.

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Youth Programs

Tesh has two major youth program components. Camp Tesh and Club Tesh - After School Program. Both for children between the ages of 5 and 18.

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Transforming Lives. Expanding Choices. Enriching Our Community.

Since 1976, Tesh has been providing choices and opportunities to people of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Serving individuals from across Kootenai County, we work to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have the supports they need to achieve independence in all facets of their lives.






Make A Difference!

Help A Child Attend Camp Independence

Tesh provides opportunities for children to increase their social skills during the summer day camp, the after-school program, and during Camp Independence. A $1,500 donation sponsors a child for a full year of programming.

Sponsor a Teen Work Experience

The first job can be a life-changing experience for any teen, especially one with a disability. Providing a safe, fun, and supportive experience tailored to each teen is a focus for Tesh. Sponsor a teen work experience for only $1,200 and you can change their life!

Support Independent Living Skils

Self sufficiency and independent living skills are essential for quality of life for a person with disabilities. Community access activities like meal planning and shopping provide opportunities for growth and development. Sponsor a client at $1,000 to attend our independent living classes each year.

Stock Our Activity Center

A $600 donation can help us purchase materials for our activities center for both youth and adults here at Tesh. We always need new markers, colored pencils, construction paper, gym balls and games, blocks and legos. And much, much more!