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Gallatin County Resources


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Healthy Start Programs

Child Care Connections


1423 West Babcock, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 587-7786; Fax: (406) 587-1682

The Starting Out Successfully Program (SOS) is an in-home training and support program designed for newly registered and licensed child care providers in order to improve the quality of care children receive. SOS consists of two phrases: hands-on training and mentoring. The Family Care Network Program is based on a model developed by Lost Arrow/Patagonia Corp. The Network incorporates a three-pronged approach of personalized work/family services, intensive support and training for providers, and employer outreach in order to promote and stabilize quality child care.

Gallatin Community Clinic


12 North 3rd Avenue, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: 582-5801; Fax: (406) 582-3112

Provides a variety of primary and preventive health care services to people who would not be able to afford health care. Hours: Saturday 8:45-11:00 a.m.

Gallatin County Office of Public Assistance


234 West Main Street Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 582-3010; Fax: (406) 582-3114

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

Human Resource Development Council


321 Main Street, Suite 300, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 586-3134; Fax: (406) 585-3538

Case Management Services is an HRDC program which coordinates the following services: homemaker, life line, nutrition, transportation and minor home modifications, for the elderly and disabled so that they may stay in their homes as long as safely possible. Participation is based on nursing home level of care and Medicaid eligibility.

MIAMI Project


Gallatin City/County Health Department 12 North 3rd Avenue, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: 582-3100; Fax: 582-3112 E-mail: gcchd@yahoo.com

Pregnancy services are offered through the Montana Initiative for the Abatement of Morality of Infants (MIAMI) Project. The goal of this project is to improve pregnancy outcomes in Gallatin County. The project provides education on healthy lifestyles during pregnancy, financial assistance to eligible women, assistance with obtaining prenatal care and other appropriate community resources. The Early Pregnancy class offers prenatal education on nutrition, fetal growth and development, harmful substances, detection of preterm labor, common discomforts, and referral to community resources. This class is free of charge.

Marketable Skills Programs



MSU Extension 210 Taylor Hall, Bozeman, Montana 59717 Telephone: (406) 582-3280; Fax: 582-3273; E-mail: acxtk@montana.edu

As a program of MSU Extension Services, 4-H is part of the nationwide 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.

Bozeman Job Service


121 North Willson, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 586-5455

Career Transitions


321 East Main Street, Suite 215, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 587-1721; Fax: 586-3249

To assist and strengthen communities, families and individuals to become self-sufficient through workforce development, education, training and employment.

Montana Conservation Corps (MCC)


1404 Gold Avenue #3, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 587-4475; Fax:(406) 587-2606; E-mail: ngcn30a@prodigy.com

The Montana Conservation Corps is an AmeriCorps volunteer program which operates crews out of Billings , Bozeman, Boulder, Kalispell and Missoula. Each year these crews complete a variety of service projects addressing community needs including: repair of senior citizen homes, distributing food to the needy, teaching disabled people how to ski, and repairing buildings for non-profit agencies. Other projects include: 130 miles of trail construction and maintenance, 25 miles of fence building, 5 miles of stream rehabilitation, 100 abandoned mine closures, 5 playgrounds installed, and 20 parks improved. MCC also operates the CorpsLINK program which is an alternative restorative justice program of the MCC. It engages youth-at-risk (ages 12 to 18) in service projects that promote accountability. Meaningful work becomes a pathway through which youth contribute to their communities. Each year over 500 youth are guided and mentored by MCC corps members.

Mentoring Programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County


15 S. 8th Avenue, P.O. Box 1830, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 587-1216

A federation of more than 500 agencies whose mission is to make a difference in the lives of young people, primarily through professional supported one-to-one relationships with caring adult.

Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Programs

Alcohol and Drug Services of Gallatin County


502 South 29th Street, Suite 302, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 586-5493; Fax: (406)

This organization provides outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment for chemical dependency. Fees are based on a sliding fee scale. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Office hours M-F. 24 hour emergency services.

Bozeman Area Battered Women's Network


P.O. Box 752, Bozeman, Montana 59771 Telephone: (406) 586-4111; Crisis line (800) 655-7867; Fax: (406) 586-5849

Provides the following services: Temporary shelter, 24 hour crisis line, support groups and legal advocacy.

Bozeman Public School Prevention Education


404 West Main (Wilson School), Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone:(406) 585-1519; Fax: (406) 585-1516

This program is for district students, parents and community members who wish to prevent violence, tobacco, alcohol and other drug problems in their schools and communities.

Help Center


421 East Peach, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: 586-3333

A 24 hour crisis line which is staffed by professional and volunteers who are trained to listen, help sort through feelings, propose options and offer referral. In case of suicide, rape and other serious situations, an outreach team is sent for support.

MS Human Development Training and Research Clinic


1501 South 3rd Avenue, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 994-4113 or 994-5813

Montana State University Department of Health and Human Development graduate students offer individual, couple and family counseling. Fees are based on a sliding scale and no one is refused service due to inability to pay.

Prevention of Drug Abuse and Alcohol Abuse Programs

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.

Prevention of Teen Pregnancy Programs

Bozeman Deaconess Hospital Obstetric Unit


915 Highland Boulevard, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: 585-5000; Fax: 585-1071

The hospital offers nursing consultation and pregnancy monitoring to pregnant women in emergency situations 24 hours a day. Family centered labor and delivery rooms and a newborn nursery are available.

Bridger Clinic, Inc.


300 North Wilson, Suite 2001, Bozeman, Montana 59715 Telephone: (406) 587-0681

The Bridger Clinic, Inc is committed to providing reproductive and related health care in a setting which protects the privacy, well-being, and rights of each individual. The clinic provides quality reproductive health care for women and men of all ages regardless of income. Pregnancy testing, pregnancy planning and preparing for pregnancy classes are offered. Fees are based on ability to pay.

Page last updated: 12/27/2010