County Office of Public Assistance
CONTACT:1010 Main Street, Miles City, Montana 59301 Telephone: 232-7800 Ext. 37
The Office of Public Assistance administers Medicaid and other financial programs for income-eligible children and families
Custer County Head Start, Inc.
CONTACT:520 North Montana, Miles City, Montana 59301 Telephone: (406) 232-5223
Federally funded, private, non-profit child development program which also offers social, nutritional, health, and transportation services. This program is free of charge to families who are income eligible according to the Federal poverty index.
Custer County Health Department
CONTACT:Miles City, Montana 59301 Telephone: (406) 232-4786
Contact for more information on immunizations for children.
Custer County Support Agencies
The Custer County Support Agencies web page lists an extensive number of agencies in the county which offer a variety of support programs. The agencies are divided by category, and contact information and descriptions are provided.
CONTACT:1010 Main ST, Miles CIty, Montana 59301 Telephone: (406) 233-3370
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.
Work Readiness Component (WoRC)
CONTACT:Miles City Community College 2715 Dickson RD, Miles City, Montana 59301 Telephone: (406) 233-3538
Provides training programs for those on welfare or public assistance.
Partnership Project to Strengthen Families
CONTACT:2200 Box Elder, Miles City, Montana 59301
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.
Safe & Drug Free Schools and Communities
CONTACT: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.
Custer County Family Planning
CONTACT:Courthouse Annex 1010 Main Street, Miles City, Montana 59301 Telephone: (406) 233-3440
Provides confidential reproductive health care services on a sliding-fee scale.
RSVP - Retired Senior Volunteer Program
CONTACT:511 Pleasant, Miles City, Montana 59301 Telephone: (406) 232-0505
Coordinates volunteers who contribute service hours in the community. Anyone 55 years or older is eligible to join.
Page last updated: 12/27/2010