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Richland County Resources


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Healthy Start Programs

County Office of Public Assistance

CONTACT:

221 5th Street South West, Sidney, Montana 59270 Telephone: (406) 482-2282

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



Follow Me/MIAMI (Montana Initiative for the Abatement of Mortality Infants) Projects

CONTACT:

221 5th Street South West, Sidney, Montana 59270 Telephone: (406) 482-2207

Provides follow-up services to high risk pregnant women and families with newborn children. The goal of the MIAMI project is to improve pregnancy outcomes in County. The project provides education on healthy lifestyles during pregnancy, financial assistance to eligible women, assistance with obtaining prenatal and other appropriate community resources.



Richland County Health Department

CONTACT:

221 5th Street South West, Sidney, Montana 59270 Telephone: (406) 482-2207

Contact for more information on immunizations for children.



Marketable Skills Programs

4-H

CONTACT:

County Extension Office 123 West Main, Sidney, Montana 59270 Telephone: (406) 482-1206

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:

21 5th Street South West, Sidney, Montana 59270 Telephone: (406) 482-2282

Provides job training for those on welfare or public assistance.



Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Programs

Richland County Coalition Against Domestic Violence

CONTACT:

Box 822, Sidney, Montana 59270 Telephone: (406) 482-742; crisis: (406) 482-2120

Provides assistance for victims of domestic violence. Emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline, short-term counseling, and medical and legal advocacy.



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

Richland County Family Planning

CONTACT:

221 5th Street South West, Sidney, Montana 59270 Telephone: (406) 482-2207

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



Page last updated: 12/27/2010