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Granite County Resources


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Healthy Start Programs

County Office of Public Assistance

CONTACT:

P.O. Box 370, 220 North Sansome, Philipsburg, Montana 59858 Telephone: (406) 859-3831

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



Granite County Health Department

CONTACT:

Box 312, Drummond, Montana 59832 Telephone: (406) 288-3627

Contact for more information on immunizations for children.



Marketable Skills Programs

4-H

CONTACT:

County Extension Office P.O. Box 665, Philipsburg, Montana 59858 Telephone: (406) 859-3771

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 Compenent (WoRC)

CONTACT:

P.O Box 370, Philipsburg, Montana 59858 Telephone: (406) 859-3831

Provides job training for those on welfare or public assistance.



Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Programs

Partnership Project to Strengthen Families

CONTACT:

Granite County Resources, Box 387, Philipsburg, Montana 59858 Telephone: (406) 859-3800

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

Montana Local Family Planning

CONTACT:

Health Fitness Place, 144 West Broadway, Philipsburg, Montana 59858 Telephone: 1-800-230-PLAN

Provides confidential reproductive health care services on a sliding-fee scale.



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