FORSYTH

SUPPORT AGENCIES

Updated 17 March 2008

 

 

 

AGENCY

ADDRESS

SERVICES

ACTION FOR EASTERN MONTANA

(406) 377-3564��

1-800-227-0703

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PO BOX 1309

2030 North Merrill

Glendive, MT59330

Administrator for community service organization such as:low-income rental housing assistance, Veteran�s employment training, youth WIA training programs, utility bill and weatherization energy conservation projects (information on eligibility for weatherization of homes and utility bill assistance may be obtained at local office, federal management agency for the homeless, client emergency service, work with food bank and commodities, supportive employment program (Native Americans, Youth Transition, Head Trauma Injuries), and area agency on aging.

Micro Business Loan Program:Financial assistance for low-income individuals wanting to start their own business or expand an existing business.When calling this office, ask for their person in charge of this program.

CAREER & PLACEMENT CENTER

1-888-849-8047

FAX:(406) 874-6280

Career Development Webpage

 

Lame Deer Office

(406) 477-6853

Broadus Office Toll Free

1-866-436-2017

 

Miles Community College - Room 209

2715 Dickinson

Miles City, MT59301

Provides career counseling, training, and education for individuals who are seeking employment.Individuals are provided information on employment and training programs including classroom training and on-the-job training funded by state and federal programs.Regularly scheduled workshops cover a wide range of topics including self-growth issues, computer literacy, labor market information and high wage/high demand employment opportunities.A lending library and computer area with internet access is available for public use.Employment specialists are available for assistance and referrals.

CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL CENTER

(406) 232-6034

1-800-224-6034

2200 Box Elder�����

Miles City, MT 59301

Provides referral for parents looking for childcare.The center can provide a list of licensed or registered childcare provides education and support for the childcare provider.Possible assistance with childcare costs.

CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

1-800-346-5437

(406) 655-5500

Dana Dodge (406) 655-5517

 

 

2121 Rosebud Drive

Billings, MT59102���������������������������

Administer services to the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, Rosebud County, and Treasure County.Including establishment of paternity, child support collections, locating absent parent, establishment and revision of orders.Provide and maintain a regional office in Billings that provides services to all Eastern Montana Counties.In addition, the Billings CSED office employs two liaisons that travel to County Public Assistance offices and communities outside of Billings.

CUSTER NETWORK AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE & SEXUAL ASSAULT (CNADA)

(406) 234-0542�������

(406) 951-0475

 

Caroline McKee

2000 Clark

Miles City, MT59301

24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline

Advocacy & Referral Information

Call Hotline for meeting location

DEPT. OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

(406) 346-2563

1093 Main Street

Miles City, MT 59327

Adoption, Social Services Division, Day Care licensing, Foster Parents Program, Pine Hills School, Mountain View, and Child Protection Services for adults and children.

DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DEAP)

(406) 232-6034�������

1-800-224-6034

 

2200 Box Elder

Miles City, MT59301

 

Provides in-home family training, respite care, evaluation and diagnostic service, screening and resource coordination to children from 0-21 that are either developmentally disable or "at risk" of having developmental problems, and family based services.

Eastern Montana Partnership Project:Educational, supportive, and preventive services to families with infants and toddlers, prenatal through 4 years old, who are at risk.

Let Lifespan Respite work for you:Do you need a break from care giving?We all need to step back and take an uninterrupted breath from time to time.Lifespan Respite has qualified, trained providers to give you a break from the extraordinary duties of caring for your loved ones.Call Today!(406) 232-6034. Lifespan Respite is a program of D.E.A.P.

DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DEAP)

Colstrip Office:

(406) 748-4629

FAX:(406) 748-2659

PO BOX 750

415 Willow Avenue

Colstrip, MT59327

See Above

EASTERN MONTANA MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (EMCMHC)

(406) 346-7654

1093 Main Street

Forsyth, MT59327

Counseling services provided to individuals, groups, couples, and families, as well as day treatment program.Psychological testing and evaluation also available to clients.Direct teleconference link to Deaconess Hospital in Billings.

FORSYTH ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM

(406) 346-2076

1-877-300-7323

PO BOX 319

1093 Main Street

Forsyth, MT59327

Administer services to Rosebud County (Lame Deer, Ashland, Colstrip, Forsyth, and Birney).The service requires that the individual be over the age of sixteen and is no longer in school.However, through their �Family Literacy� program they help children.Services provide trained volunteer tutors with adults learning to read, write or those learning English as a second language.Services provide tutor training for those interested, and they have the �Family Literacy� programs, which help parents or caregivers help their children with reading and writing.

FORSYTH CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY & SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

(406) 346-7654

PO BOX 241

121 North 11th Street

Forsyth, MT 59327

Provides counseling for persons with alcohol and/or drug problems and their families.Provides alcoholics with alternative life styles and philosophies if he or she desires.Provides a variety of educational and informational material on coping and understanding dependency problems.

FORSYTH LICENSED DAYCARE

(406) 356-7404

166 Oak Street

Forsyth, MT59327

Provides day care for children

FORSYTH LOW INCOME HOUSING

(406) 356-9815

Forsyth VillageApts.

PO BOX 43

1855 Main Street

Forsyth, MT59327

Section 8 Welfare � applications available from Welfare Office

FORSYTH PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT.

(406) 346-2156

121 North 11th Street

Forsyth, MT59327

Affordable and accessible health care available to all; primary health care, including exams, tests and treatment; primary dental services including exams, x-rays and treatment; primary mental health services including exams, consultation and treatment; primary substance abuse services including exams, consultation and treatment; access to necessary pharmacy services for any of the above.

INDIAN DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE (IDEA)

(406) 234-6112������

1-800-298-4332

Ernie Bighorn

PO BOX 726

8 North 6th Street

Miles City, MT59301

Programs to assist Native Americans adjust to the urban setting.Activities are coordinated with MCC.The staff also deals with educational activities and educational problems.Career training and employment opportunities.Information and referral.

MILES CITY JOB SERVICE

WORKFORCE CENTER

(406) 232-8340

12 North 10th Street/ PO BOX 1786

Miles City, MT59301

Applicant referral to job openings; access to information on local, area, and national job opening, availability of in-house Veteran Representative to provide counseling and referral to other services; general employment counseling dealing with job-related issues such as occupational change, choice and/or adjustment; access to information on employment and training programs, particularly classroom training programs, on-the job-training, Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA/TRA), economic Dislocated Worker Assistance (EDWAA),aptitude, interest, and proficiency testing; labor market information; unemployment insurance filing and information; and a self-help Resource Center with videos, books, information on schools, and software who assist with job-seeking, skill upgrading and career choice.

MONTANA CONSERVATION CORPS

(406) 248-7913

2102 South Shiloh Road

Billings, MT59106

Teams are compiled of 5-6 individual and work on a variety of community and natural resource projects including:trail maintenance/construction, streambed restoration, fencing, historical building restoration, wildlife and fish habitat preservation, playground & park improvement, tree planting and more.Benefits include:Money for college and a living allowance.

PLUK � �PARENTS LET�S UNITE FOR KIDS�

(406) 748-2979

1-888-222-0641

 

Information for parents and other individuals with chronic illnesses and disabilities.

 

REO

1-800-823-5566

(406) 256-1140

FAX:(406) 256-8411

1739 Grand Avenue Suite A

Billings, MT59102

REO is a statewide employment and training program, which could assist farm and ranch owners/workers/families with education, on the job training and supportive services.

ROSEBUD COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE (OPA)

(406) 346-2583

PO BOX 5016

121 North 11th Street

Forsyth,MT59327

The Department of Public Welfare administers the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), Food Stamp, and Medicaid Programs.The Department also administers Empty Stocking and Section 8 Housing applications.

 

 

 

ROSEBUD COUNTY WoRC PROGRAM

1-888-849-8047

Forsyth Office:

(406) 346-2536

E-mail:vailb@milescc.edu

Miles City Office

1-888-849-8047

121 North 11th Street

Forsyth, MT59327

Programs work with the current welfare program TANF, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families.Provides screening for post-secondary education needed for certain eligibility requirements related to TANF.Provides career counseling and training to assist individuals in becoming self-sufficient.Provide individuals with financial assistance while becoming self-sufficient, and assist individuals in employment.Concentrates on career assessment assistance, job seeking skills, assertiveness training/self confidence building, and a variety of other self-growth topics.

SECTION 8 HOUSING

(406) 841-2830

PO BOX 200545

Helena, MT59620-0545

 

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

1-800-453-0524

Federal Office Building

2900 4th Avenue North, Room 100

Billings, MT59101

 

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

(406) 232-0583

1-877-296-1198

PO BOX 880

Miles City, MT59301

"Promoting work and independence for Montanans with disabilities."

 

 

 

 

 

 

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