Kaniksu Health Services

Kaniksu is a community health center open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay or their insurance status. Kaniksu has a sliding scale fee based on income and also accepts Medicare, Medicaid and all forms of insurance. Clinics in Ponderay, Bonners Ferry, Priest River and Sandpoint. Medical, pediatric, dental, behavioral health and veteran care provided. 

Primary dental care and preventive services(dental exams and cleaning) for all KHS patients at the Ponderay and Bonners Ferry Clinics. Priority will be given to Idaho Smiles (Medicaid) patients. This includes Pregnant women, children 19 years of age and under, and special needs adults. Emergency dental services are available for anyone in our service are. 

VA services at the Sandpoint clinic, under contract with the Spokane VAMC, provides primary care, laboratory and emergency pharmacy needs to Veterans who live in and around North Idaho,Northewest Montana and Northeast Washington. 

Clinical Pharmacist on staff. Behavioral Healthcare at all clinics. Primary & pediatric medical care at all clinics. 

Kanisku is a state approved Substance Use Disorder Service (SUDS) approved treatment facility through the Department of Health and Welfare’s Division of Behavioral Health. The Division of Behavioral Health’s SUDS Program can provided assistance if you need help with a drug or alcohol problem. Interpreter services and language are available for anyone, including those with limited English speaking ability, the deaf and hard of hearing, and the blind and visually impaired.

Clinic Locations & Phone Numbers:

Bonners Ferry
6615 Comanche Street
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

(208) 263-7101

Priest River

6509 Hwy 2
Priest River, ID 83856

(208) 263-7101


30410 Hwy 200
Ponderay, ID 83852

(208) 263-7101

Sandpoint Pediatrics

420 N. 2nd Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864

(208) 265-2242

VA Clinic (starting 5/2/2016)

420 N. 2nd Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864

(208) 263-0405