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Valley County Resources


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Healthy Start Programs

County Office of Public Assistance

CONTACT:

501 Courthouse Square #9, Glasgow, Montana 59230 Telephone: (406) 228-8221 ext. 53

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



Valley County Head Start, Inc.

CONTACT:

233 4th Street South, Glasgow, Montana 59230 Telephone: (406) 228-2404

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.



Valley County Health Department

CONTACT:

502 Court Square, Box 11, Glasgow, Montana 59230 Telephone: (406) 228-8221

Contact for more information on immunizations for children.



Marketable Skills Programs

4-H

CONTACT:

County Extension Office 501 Court Square, Box 12, Glasgow, Montana 59230 Telephone: (406) 228-8221m Ext. 41

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 Child Abuse and Neglect Programs

Partnership Project to Strengthen Families

CONTACT:

Valley County Partnership Project 90 Highway 2 East Glasgow, Montana 59230

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.



Page last updated: 12/27/2010