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Beaverhead County Resources


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Grant-Awarded Programs

Turner Initiative Grant


For more information contact: Community Youth Initiative P.O. Box 263, Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-6106

Programs selected for focus in Beaverhead County during first grant cycle (eighteen months) are recreational facilities and teen health and sexuality. activities

Healthy Start Programs

Beaverhead County Office of Public Assistance


2 South Pacific,CL#9,Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-2142; Fax: (406) 683-5776

The Office of Public Assistance administers Medicaid and other financial programs for income-eligible children and families.

Community Caring Program


The Evergreen Center 610 North Montana, Dillon, Montana, 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-4196; Fax: (406) 683-9216

The Community Caring Program is designed to help those who: have ongoing health problems and cannot afford the prescribed treatment recommendations of their doctor; are currently avoiding doctor visits and tests because of financial reasons; and seniors who have Medicare but cannot afford medications due to income constraints.

MIAMI Project


Beaverhead City/County Health Department 610 North Montana, Dillon, Montana 5925 Telephone: (406) 683-4771; Fax: (406) 683-9216

The goal of the MIAMI project is to improve pregnancy outcomes in Beaverhead County. The project provides education on healthy lifestyles during pregnancy, financial assistance to eligble women, assistance with obtaining prenatal and other appropriate community resources.

Women Infant and Children (WIC)


Beaverhead County Health Department Evergreen Center 610 North Montana, Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-4771; Fax: (406) 683-9216

Nutrition education and supplemental nutrition packages to breast feeding and pregnant women, as well as families with children up to age 5.

Marketable Skills Programs



Beaverhead County Extension Office 2 South Pacific, Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-2842; Fax: (406) 683-5776 E-mail: acxmj@montana.edu

As a program of MSU Extension Services, 4-H is part of the nation- wide Extension network that links research-based knowledge and technology to people where they live and work. In Montana, Extension faculty members work directly with adult and teen volunteer leaders, local advisory groups and others.

New Options Program


Women's Resource Center Box 888, Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-4771, Fax: (406) 683-2096

Provides computer learning for men and women.

Trends and Transitions


610 N. Montana, Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-2511; Fax: (406) 683-5080

An employment and training business that includes adult basic education. For more information on Work Readiness Component (WoRC) contact Jean Bergeson: 683-2142. For the Welfare to Work Program contact Jody Webster: 683-2511 and for Vocational Rehabilitation contact Betty Jim McLeod 496-4925.

Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Programs

Advocacy and Safe Home Program


Women's Resource Center Box Box 888, Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-6106; Crisis: 1 (800) 253-9811

Provides personal, confidential service to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault at no charge.

Partnership Project to Strengthen Families


Women's Resource Center Box Box 888, Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-6106; Crisis: 1 (800) 253-9811

A home visitor program focusing on developing family strengths and breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect. Emphasis is placed on building parenting and related skills that provide alternative responses to family stress and life challenges.

Prevention of Drug Abuse and Alcohol Abuse Programs

Beaverhead/Madison Chemical Dependency Center


2 South Pacific, Dillon, Montana 59725 Telephone: (406) 683-4305; Fax:(406) 683-9767

Out Patient treatment facility that offers Assessment Course Treatment(ACT) for DUI offenders. Offers Minors in Possession courses (MIP), assessment and evaluations, and family education services.

Safe & Drug Free Schools and Communities


Telephone: (406) 444-5663

This is a federally funded program through which every school in Montana can apply. Once an application is approved, a base allocation will be provided in order to begin drug prevention programs, etc. in the school and community. After a school has been approved they have the option to apply for a "Greatest Need" grant, which provides extra money to 12- 14 schools. The Greatest Need grant is a competitive grant and is awarded on the basis of greatest need. Contact their office for more information on obtaining an application.

Page last updated: 12/27/2010