MCCONE COUNTY
SUPPORT AGENCIES

Updated 17 March 2008

AGENCY

ADDRESS

SERVICES

ACTION FOR EASTERN MONTANA

(406) 377-3564��

1-800-227-0703��

FAX: (406) 377-3570

PO BOX 1309

2030 North Merrill

Glendive, MT59330

Weatherization & Fuel Assistance

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.

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

(406) 365-3396

Dawson Community College

300 College Drive

Glendive, MT 59330

Adult Basic Education (ABE) & GED preparation
Development Skills - individualized refresher courses in reading, English and math
College level instruction in reading, vocabulary, study skills and English
Assist students in developing superior skills in reading, English and vocabulary
Academic Services - instruction and materials in special requested topics
Tutorial program - one-on-one tutoring
Placement evaluation - pre-college diagnostic testing to help in planning educational programs

CAREER & PLACEMENT CENTER

Career Development Webpage

1-888-849-8047�����

FAX:(406) 874-6280

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.

CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES���

(406) 252-3399��� 1-800-222-9383

2703 11th Ave. North, Suite 2

Billings, MT 59101

Coordinates and supervises all Catholic Social Welfare in Montana including adoptions for all faiths.

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY SERVICES

(406) 485-3425

 

Provides counseling for persons with alcohol and/or drug problems and their families. Provides the alcoholic 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.
Call for more information regarding the services and days available in Circle

CHILD CARE REFERENCE AND REFERRAL CENTER

(406) 365-4909

1-800-578-4909���������������

218 W. Bell, #209

Glendive, MT 59330

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

CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

1-800-346-5437����

(406) 442-7278

Helena MT

Child support enforcement from absent parent(s).

CIRCLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 

The Chamber was formed to keep the community united in future plans and endeavors.

CIRCLE CLINIC

(406) 485-2641

205 Sullivan Avenue

Circle, MT 59215

 

CIRCLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

(406) 485-3600�����������������������������������

Box 99

Circle, MT 59215

Information about enrolling students in the Circle Public School System.

DAWSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE

(406) 365-5525

PO Box 421

Glendive, MT 59330

Provides assistance in determining eligibility for grants, student loans, and campus based financial aid programs. Information on scholarships is also available.

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY SERVICES

Dept.of Public Health and Human Services

(406) 482-1903

221 5th St. SW

Sidney, MT 59270

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

DIVISION OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION

1-800-332-6102

Division Message Center

Provides information and assistance to employers and employees regarding State Compensation Insurance Fund for accidents.

DOMESTIC ABUSE GROUP

(406) 365-6477 or��� (406) 365-6074

MT Hotline for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault��������

1-800-655-7876

207 W. Bell

Glendive, MT 59330

Volunteer counselors provide a weekly support group, 24 hour hotline, and help for domestic abuse situations including: physical, verbal, sexual, and emotional abuse. Counseling, information on community resources, victims rights, temporary shelter, meals, and in some cases transportation can be provided.

EASTERN PLAINS RC&D

(406) 482-5024

123 West Main

Sidney, MT 59270

Assist entrepreneurs in finance and marketing to develop a comprehensive plan of action to start their own small business. Serves 16 Eastern Montana Counties.

FOOD BANK

(406) 485-2647

 

Distributes Government food commodities - last Monday every month, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. in Senior Citizen's Center. Call Sheri Schmidt for emergency.

HI-LINE RESOURCE & REFERRAL

(406) 228-9431����

1-800-659-3673

90 Hwy 2 East

Glasgow, MT 59230

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

JUVENILE DIVISION

7TH JUDICAL DISTRICT

(406) 485-3405

McCone County Sheriff's Office, Circle, MT 59215

Juvenile Probation. Counseling with juveniles who have broken the law or who are on the verge of doing so by status offenses. Counseling is provided in the areas of family relations, personal problems, school adjustment and social relations.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES

1-800-726-3033

100 24th Street West, Suite G

Billings, MT 59102�����

Coordinates and supervises all Lutheran Social Services in Montana.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

485-3530

PO Box 58

Circle, MT 59215

Can file child support action - no fee charged if non-paying parent resides out of McCone County. To file a restraining order contact the Justice of the Peace

McCONE COUNTY

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

(406) 485-2444

Box 47

205 Sullivan Ave.

Circle, MT 59215

Provides medical services for any person that needs it. Such as: immunizations, communicable diseases, family planning, home visits, dental education, and birth control.

McCONE COUNTY HOMEMAKER

Senior Center

Circle, MT 59215

Light housekeeping, errands, laundry, lawn mowing, sidewalk shoveling, for 60 and older aged clients.

McCONE COUNTY

PERSONAL CARE PROGRAM

 

Provides limited personal care for clients who need it.

McCONE COUNTY PUBLIC WELFARE

Dept. of Public Health and Human Services

(406) 485-3425��

(406) 637-2133�� Terry Office

McCone County Courthouse

Margie Feickert

 

The Department of Public Welfare administers the Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC). Food Stamp, and Medicaid Programs.

McCONE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

(406) 485-3405

 

 

MEALS ON WHEELS

Senior Center

Circle, MT59215

Meals are delivered to persons having a need of services. Cost according to ability to pay.

MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

County Office Building

Main Street

Circle, MT59215

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

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.

MONTANA LEGAL

SERVICES ASSOCIATION

1-800-999-4941

2442 1ST Ave. North

Billings, MT 59101������������������

Provides legal assistance to low-income persons in the following areas: Family Law-Dissolution of Marriage, which involves domestic violence, Landlord/Tenant and Public Housing Law, Consumer Law-Debtor/Creditor Law.

MONTANA JOB SERVICE
WORKFORCE CENTER

(406) 365-3314

(406) 653-1720

211 S. Kendrick

Glendive, MT 59330

217 3rd Ave. S.

Wolf Point, MT 59201��������

Assists in finding employment. Provides information on vocational, evaluation, testing, referral, and training programs. Also, provides labor market information, civil rights information, and information on migrant labor programs. Administers Unemployment Insurance Program. Computerized job search available in Courthouse basement in McCone County Courthouse.

PRAIRIE VIEW SPECIAL SERVICES

(406) 365-5446

Glendive, MT59330

Provides special services for rural schools.

PROJECT CHALLENGE

(406) 232-9741

Mari Wolff

PO Box 284

519 Main Street

Miles City, MT59301

Employment and training services for people who have been laid off because of business slow down, or closing.

 

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TRANSPORTATION & PER DIEM

1-800-823-0005

ITM Network

Travel must be pre-authorized for medical care.

THE ATTIC

(406) 365-5749

114 W. Towne

Glendive, MT 59330

Collection of clothing, furniture, books, small appliances for sale and distribution to those who are in need.

SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

(406) 485-2418

Circle,MT

Recreational and social activities for retired persons or senior citizens

SOCIAL AND REHABILIATION SERVICES

Dept.of Public Health and Human Services

Rhonda Shumway;Vocational Rehabilitation

Miles City (406) 232-0583

708 Palmer

PO Box 880

Miles City, MT 59301

�Promoting work and independence for Montanans with disabilities.�

VA MEDICAL CENTER

(406) 232-3060

210 Winchester

Miles City,MT 59301

Provides medical, surgical and auxiliary services to eligible veterans.Provides information on all VA

Benefits to veterans and other VA beneficiaries.FEMALE VETERANS ADVISOSRY COMMITTEE

Main function is to see that female veterans are getting quality care and treatment.

WIC PROGRAM

(406) 485-2444

Public Health Office

Circle, MT59215

Supplement Nutritional Program for pregnant women, infants, and small children.

 CHURCHES IN CIRCLE

TELEPHONE

Evangelical Church of North America

(406) 485-2175

Faith Assembly of God

(406) 485-3347

First Baptist Church

(406) 485-2420

First Lutheran Church

(406) 485-3660

St. Francis Xavier�s Catholic Church

(406) 485-3520

Salem Lutheran Wisconsin Synod

(406) 485-2687

AGENCY

TOLL FREE NUMBER

Appliance Hotline���������������

1-800-621-0477

Child Abuse Help Line�������

1-800-332-6100

Citizens Advocate Hotline

1-800-322-2272

Department of Labor (OSHA)�����������

1-800-332-7087

Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity Hotline

1-800-424-8590

Food Stamp Hotline (Citizens Advocate)

1-800-332-2272

Health Aids Hotline

1-800-233-6668

IRS Federal Tax Information

1-800-829-1040

Medicare

1-800-332-6146

Montana Breast & Cervical Health Program

1-888-803-9343

Montana Legal Aid

1-800-999-4941

Montana Poison Control

1-800-525-5042

Montana State Literacy Hotline

1-800-338-5087

National Center for Missing Children

1-800-843-5678

Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline

1-800-227-8922

Social Security Administration

1-800-772-1213

 

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