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State of Montana Department of Commerce Housing Division - 301 S. Park, PO Box 200501 Helena, MT 59620-0501 (406)841-2700
Our mission is to create affordable housing opportunities for Montanans whose needs are not met by the market. We value people, families, communities, fairness, teamwork, mutual respect, and integrity.
Re-Entry Housing Options: The Policy Maker's Guide
A.W.A.R.E. - Provides quality, community-based services to people with challenging mental, emotional, and in some cases, physical needs.
City of Great Falls: Fair Housing/Community Development - Provides information on housing rights (including Federal and Montana State Housing Laws).
Easter Seals/Good Will - Supported Employment - Provides services for children, adults, and families with disabilities and other special needs.
Great Falls Housing Authority - Provision of safe and livable housing to low-income families and the elderly.
Great Falls Rescue Mission - Focus on helping men, women and children by providing food, shelter and a caring environment with a Christian emphasis.
Habitat For Humanity & Restore - To provide affordable, decent housing to low-income families.
Neighbor Works - Great Falls - To revitalize blighted residential areas, promote home ownership, establish a sense of community and pride, encourage removal of dilapidated buildings and construct new homes.
New Directions Center - Provides assistance to people with mental health issues
Opportunities, Inc. - Non-profit social services agency that focuses on helping low-income people become self-sufficient.
Salvation Army - Help participants get the education and training they need to obtain better quality jobs that will benefit them and their families.
St. Vincent DePaul Society - Emergency agency used as a fill-in before other agencies take over.
Low-Income Energy Assistance Program - 1801 S. Higgins Ave., Missoula. 728-3710. Helps low-income people with winter heating fuel costs. The program runs from Oct. 1 through April 30. The benefit is sent directly to the fuel vendor. Application to determine eligibility is handled by mail. To receive an application, contact the Human Resource Council.
Missoula Housing Authority - 1235 34th St. 549-4113. Provides housing for low- and moderate-income families (public housing and tax credits). Has low-rent apartments (public housing) and offers rental assistance (Section 8 vouchers) to low-income families and people with disabilities. Some of the apartments are wheelchair accessible.
Summit Independent Living Center. 700 S.W. Higgins Ave., Suite 101. 728-1630 (voice/TTD). This nonresidential program provides advocacy, peer counseling, independent living skills training, self-directed personal assistance services, information and referral and other supportive services to people with disabilities, their friends and family members. Also provides information and technical assistance on accessibility, disability rights, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability laws, programs and regulations.
Valor House. 2820 Great Northern Loop. 829-3928. Operated by the Poverello Center Inc. Offers transitional housing for homeless veterans. Services include intensive case management and resource referrals.
YWCA Missoula Pathways Program. Provides crisis services and information to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Call the 24-hour crisis line at 542-1944 or 1 -800-483-7858 or walk in noon-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at 1130 W. Broadway. Confidential domestic violence shelter and support groups are also available. For more information, contact Bridget Hanna at 543-6691.