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Lincoln County Resources


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Healthy Start Programs

County Office of Public Assistance

CONTACT:

117 Commerce Way, Libby, Montana 59923 Telephone: (406) 293-3791

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



Kootenai Valley County Head Start, Inc

CONTACT:

247 Indian Head Road Libby, Montana 59923 406-293-4502

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.



Lincoln County Health Department

CONTACT:

418 Mineral Avenue, Libby, Montana 59923 Telephone: (406) 293-7781

Contact for more information on immunizations for children.



Marketable Skills Programs

4-H

CONTACT:

County Extension Office 418 Mineral Avenue, Libby, Montana 59923 Telephone: (406) 293-7781

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:

Community Action Partnership 933, Farm to Market Rd Suite B, Libby, MT 59923, (406)293-2712

Provides job training for those on welfare or public assistance.



Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Programs

Lincoln County Women's Help Line

CONTACT:

Box 2, Libby, Montana 59923 Telephone: (406) 293-9141

Provides assistance to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. 24-hour crisis line, survivor support groups and short-term counseling.



Partnership Project to Strengthen Families

CONTACT:

P.O. Box 762, Libby, Montana 59923 Telephone: (406) 293-6242

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

Lincoln County Family Planning

CONTACT:

P.O. Box 765, Libby, Montana 59923 Telephone: (406) 293-6291

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



Page last updated: 12/27/2010