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Custer County Resources


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Healthy Start Programs

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.



Information Sources

Custer County Support Agencies

CONTACT:

http://www.mcc.cc.mt.us/webpages/college_services/cdp/support.html

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.



Marketable Skills Programs

4-H

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.



Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Programs

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.



Prevention of Drug Abuse and Alcohol Abuse Programs

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.



Prevention of Teen Pregnancy Programs

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.



Volunteer Service and Recruitment Programs

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