Abbreviated list of Montana service organizations
EntityDescriptionAddressPhoneWebsite
Low-Income Energy AssistanceLIHEAP, or Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, helps pay down utility bills so heat stays on in the home during the coldest months of the year when it can be hard to control heating costs. LIHEAP does not pay money directly to applicants.Montana Public Health and Human Services- LIHEAPPO Box 4210 , Helena MT 59604-42101-800-332-2272 1-406-444-5622LIHEAP
Prescription AssistPrescription Assist is a pharmaceutical consultation service which fills out the forms for patients to receive free prescription drugs directly from the pharmaceutical companies. Patients receive a 3 to 6 month prescriptionPrescription Assist715 Kensington Suite 14, Missoula, MT 598011-406-829-3993Scrip Assist
Montana Tobacco Quit LineThe mission of the Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP) is to address the public health crisis caused by the use of all forms of commercial tobacco products. MTUPP will work to eliminate tobacco use, especially among young people, through statewide programs and policies.Montana Tobacco Quit LinePO Box 202951
1400 Broadway
Helena, MT 59620-2951
1-800-QUIT-NOWQuit Line
Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP)Montana CHIP is a free or low-cost health insurance plan. The plan provides health insurance to eligible Montana children up to age 19. A child can qualify for CHIP based on family size and income. There is no asset test. There is no proof of income required at the time of application.Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP)PO Box 202951, Helena, MT 596201-406-444-6971
1-877-543-7669
CHIP
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).SNAP offers participants nutritional information and education opportunities. The goal of the program is to help individuals and families develop skills and behaviors leading to improved nutritional well-beingSNAPHuman & Community Services Division111 N Jackson Street PO Bo 202925 Helena, MT 59620-59021-866-850-1556 1-406-444–1788SNAP
Home Ownership ProgramThe Home Ownership Program creates affordable housing opportunities for Montanans whose needs are not met by the market.Montana Home Ownership Program301 S Park Ave Room 240 Helena, MT 596011-406-841-2840 1-800-761-6264MT HOP
Montana Credit Unions for Community DevelopmentMontana Credit Unions for Community Development (or MCUCD) is a state-wide nonprofit organization working together with Montana’s credit unions to improve the lives and financial independence of all Montanans.Montana Credit Unions For Community Development101 N. Rodney, Helena MT 596011-406-442-9081
1-800-745-5546
MCUCD
MontanaLawHelpThe Montana Legal Services Association provides low-income Montana residents with access to the justice system. They provide civil legal assistance in priority areas, such as family law, bankruptcy or evictions.Montana Legal Services Association
616 Helena Avenue, Suite 100
Helena, MT 59601
1-212-760-2554 1-800-666-6899MLH
Montana Jobs SystemNo other website can match the amount of resources about jobs in Montana – that is why jobs.mt.gov is Montana’s Job Connection!Workforce Services DivisionP.O. Box 1728, Helena MT 59624-1728406-444-4100MT JOBS
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)TANF cash assistance is a program providing temporary financial assistance to needy families. The receipt of TANF cash assistance is limited to 60 months in an adult’s lifetime.Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) 206 N. Broadway Red Lodge, MT 590681-406-444-1917 1-800-332-2272TANF
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