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Trinity Group Homes, Inc. provides safe, affordable housing for adults with mental illness.

Trinity's Vision

Trinity Group Homes, Inc. provides safe, affordable housing for adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

Trinity's Mission

We provide caring, community supported housing programs that guide and teach life skills to our residents.


Since 1979, Trinity Group Homes Inc. has provided housing and supportive services in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, for men and women with major mental illnesses and since 1980, we have been certified as a 501(3)(c) organization. Residents live in duplex buildings owned by Trinity Group Homes Inc. and are group homes. Our staff works with residents on life skills building and development. In addition, Trinity Group Homes Inc. networks with case management service providers to ensure medication compliance and 24-hour crisis intervention, as well as with psychosocial rehabilitation services (PSR). The goal of Trinity Group Homes Inc. is to enable our residents to graduate from our semi-independent group living programs to fully independent community living.

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Resident Support and Training

The valuable opportunities Trinity provides to our residents allow them to develop vital employment and life skills and enable them to live independent and contributing lives. Measurements include the following: higher level of social interaction skills, increased sense of pride in their home environment, decrease in isolation, increased mental health coping skills, increased daily participation within the home setting; and improved medication management. We need volunteers to take residents to medical and psychiatric appointments, meet with their Payee organization, to AA, NA and group therapy sessions, or to mundane tasks like grocery stores and shopping. Call if you can help!

Participation in our employment and life skills program enables residents to take advantage of educational opportunities and develop viable employment and social skills. With the aid of community mental health resources, ...

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Recent News at Trinity

New Facility News - Dedication/Ribbon Cutting Photos

Ribbon Cutting

Thank you to all who attended the ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony of our new facility in Post Falls on Sept. 13th. Trinity would also like to say a huge thank you to the wonderful community and volunteers who continue to support us and our cause.

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Good News!!!

On March 27, the Trinity Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve a merger with Abel House, which has six additional bedrooms, which will become effective on April 1, 2013, bringing total capacity to 24 individuals. This represents a 33% increase in capacity for Trinity, and assures that the efforts and dreams of the founders of Abel House will continue.

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New Board President

The Board elected Matt Hutchinson to replace Terri Boyd-Davis as President. Terri reluctantly resigned as President, but will remain on the Board at least through the end of her term. All other officers remain for their respective terms.


Volunteer Contributions

Website Design

Trinity Group Homes, Inc. is forever in debt to Robert Daneri, President and Lead Designer of Crystal Rose Software & Designs. Recently when we needed a new website, Robert stepped up and volunteered to design ...

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US Bank Grant

US Bank
On August 1, 2013, Trinity Group Homes, Inc. was presented a check by the Kootenai County staff of the US Bank office on Sherman Avenue in Coeur d’Alene. ...Trinity Executive Director Runkle expressed great appreciation for this US Bank Foundation grant, and noted it will help with renovation of our existing homes to enhance living environment for our residents and our life skills program. Our staff of part-time and full time staff primarily works with each resident, focusing on developing life skills for independent living.

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More Grant Awards

To view a list of our most recent Grant Awards, click the above link and select the Grant Awards tab.


Rev. Robert Runkle

Our Executive Director takes on new responsibilities! Bob Runkle, now known as The Rev. Robert S. Runkle (or less formally as Deacon Bob) was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Church at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist on October 21, 2012 by The Rt. Rev. James E. Waggoner, Jr., Bishop of the Diocese of Spokane.

Rev. Robert Runkle

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