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Teton County Resources


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Healthy Start Programs

County Office of Public Assistance

CONTACT:

Box 803, 20 1st Street North West, Choteau, Montana 59422 Telephone: (406) 466-5721

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:

eton County health Department 914 4th Street North West, P.O. Box 700, Choteau, Montana 59422 Telephone: (406) 466-2562

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 Teton County. The project provides education on healthy lifestyles during pregnancy, financial assistance to eligible women, assistance with obtaining prenatal and other appropriate community resources.



Marketable Skills Programs

4-H

CONTACT:

County Extension Office 1 South Main Street, P.O. Box 130, Choteau, Montana 59422

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.



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.



Page last updated: 12/27/2010