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Disability Rights Montana - Administer, protect and advocate for the right of Montanans with disabilities.
Montana Disability Resources- Services to Persons with Disabilities
Montana Network of Care for Behavioral Health- Database of services
Montana Medicaid Client Information the Department of Health and Human Services provides a variety of information for currently enrolled clients.
Montana Medicaid and Healthy Kids Plus is run by the Montana Department of Health and Human Services and provides healthcare coverage for some low-income adults and children.
Montana Prescription Assistance Programs administers four different programs aimed at making prescription drugs more affordable. These programs are funded by the tobacco tax revenue and overseen by the State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.
Montana Vocational Rehabilitation Service (MRV) - Promotes work and independence for all Montanans with disabilities.
Cascade County: Aging Services- Provides coordinated services to ensure independence.
Benefis Healthcare - To provide hospital services to people seeking medical assistance.
Center for Mental Health - Provides therapeutic and preventative mental health services.
City-County Health Department - Local public health agency.
Community Recreation Center - Offers recreation programs.
Easter Seals/Good Will - Supported Employment - Provides services for children, adults, and families with disabilities and other special needs.
Great Falls Clinic - In patient centered healthcare from primary care to specialty care.
Great Falls Rescue Mission - Focus on helping men, women and children by providing food, shelter and a caring environment with a Christian emphasis.
Head Start & Early Head Start (Opportunities, Inc.) - To help children gain skills for kindergarten (prenatal to age 5) and empower families to reach self-sufficiency.
Indian Family Health Clinic - Provide medical care to low-income individuals with tribal affiliations.
Lifeway Pregnancy Services - Provide support and education to men and women facing pregnancy-related issues. 3226 10th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59401 Phone: 406.727.1850 | 1.800.395.HELP (24 hour)
Lutheran Social Services - Multi-service social ministry organization.
Opportunities, Inc. - Non-profit social services agency that focuses on helping low-income people become self-sufficient.
Planned Parenthood - Provides reproductive healthcare, thereby improving the health of the family unit.
Rocky Mountain Treatment Center - Offers in patient treatment for alcohol and drug abuse, addictions and addictive behaviors
A&M Mobility LLC. - 1323W. Broadway. 541-6625. A&M Mobility is a locally owned and operated Missoula full-service dealer that has been in business since 2009. The mission is to meet the vehicular and home mobility needs of people with disabilities. A&M services primarily western Montana, but have served clients from Billings to Spokane and everywhere in between. It works with and is approved by the VA, Medicaid and Vocational Rehab, to name a few. A&M provides sales of accessible vans, wheelchair lifts, stair lifts, elevators, transfer seats, vehicle lifts, Turney seats, hand controls, portable ramps. wheelchair securement systems. and occupant restraints to meet our customer needs. We have Certified Mobility Technicians to provide service for peoples existing vans, lifts and any other type of modification Provides wheelchair accessible rental vehicles for our clients short term needs. This service enables individuals with mobility impairments to visit friends and family, or simply take a vacation.
Aging and Disability Resource Center.- Missoula Aging Services, 337 Stephens Ave. 728-7682
Community Medical Center.- 2827 Fort Missoula Road. 728-4100 or 1-888-487-8635. communitymed.org. Community is a 151 bed facility with more than 300 physicians on its medical staff. It includes an acute medical surgical floor, pediatric and adult intensive care, surgical services, newborn services, a level 3 neonatal intensive care unit, pediatrics, women’s services, the Rehabilitation Institute of Montana, orthopedics, physical therapy, speech/language pathology, cardiology, level 3 trauma center, diabetes and nutrition programs, pediatrics and adult hospital programs, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, sleep medicine, respiratory services, comprehensive breast imaging at Advanced Imaging, cancer specialists, transport/referral center and the Community Physician Group, which employs more than 40 physicians with a variety of specialists. Nurse on Call is a free service for everyone. Anytime you’re worried about the health of a loved one, we’re here to help. Community Medical Center’s 24/7 Nurse on Call telephone service will give you the answers you need to help you breathe easier. Call us. Our registered nurses will help determine if your symptoms require emergency care or whether they’re issues that can be handled by your primary care provider tomorrow. We’re your local, trusted, resource to check symptoms fast, without having to look elsewhere. Call us at 327-4770. Visit cornrnunityrned.org for more information about all services available at Community Medical Center.
Home and Community Based Services.- 1211 5. Reserve St., Suite 203. 327-4585. HCBS is a Medicaid Waiver program. The program enables older adults and adults with disabilities to live fully integrated lives within their own communities. Case managers work closely with consumers and families to provide online assessment and coordination of support services which are tailored to meet the needs of individual consumers, enabling them to live in the least restricted setting. Visit communitymed.org for more information.
Medicab. - PC. Box 1597, Missoula, 59806. 327-1510. Medicab is a non-emergency medical and wheelchair transportation company that provides transportation for people to and from medical appointments. If the person is wheelchair-bound, then Medicab can transport to medical appointments as well as other appointments or gatherings. Medicab accepts Medicaid, workers compensation and private pay.
Medicaid. Missoula County Office of Public Assistance, - 2677 Palmer St., Suite 100. 329-1200. Medicaid is a medical care program for low-income families and disabled individuals that pays for various approved medical costs.
Medicaid Home and Community Services.- Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services. 329-1312. Serves residents of Mineral, Missoula and Ravalli counties through case-management teams. Goal is to serve Medicaid clients in cost-effective home settings as an option to nursing-home placement. Services might include adult day services, environmental modifications, medical alert monitors, nursing services, nutritional needs, personal care attendants and homemaker services, respite care, respiratory therapy and transportation.
Missoula City-County Health Department. - 301 W. Alder St. 258-4745. Ellen Leahy, director. Immunizations, tuberculosis testing and travel consultations. Maternal Child Health Services includes home visiting, prenatal support, presumptive eligibility for Medicaid and parenting guidance. Women, Infants and Children nutrition program. Bone density testing by appointment. Also, Missoula Safe Kids Coalition, childhood injury prevention information, responsible alcohol sales and service training, and other programs.
Missoula County Public Assistance Office.- 2677 Palmer St. 329-1200. Hours 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Provides Medicaid services for disabled people for various hospital inpatient costs, outpatient services and waiver services such as physician, dentist, eye care and home services. Food Stamp office.
Mountain Line Paratransit Service. 1221 Shakespeare St. 721-2848. Provides equivalent public transportation services for eligible people with disabilities. Customers having a disability that prevents them from boarding, riding or disembarking from Mountain Line’s buses may be eligible to use the ADA Comparable Paratransit Service.
Partners In Home Care, 2687 Palmer St., Suite B. 728-8848 or 1-888-729-8848. Partners in Home Care is Missoula’s only nonprofit nationally accredited home health agency. Partners in Home Care is passionately committed to assisting clients and their families in achieving optimal health, independence and comfort. Services include home health, hospice, home medical equipment, infusion therapy. Home and Community Based Services.
Partnership Health Center.(County Health Department) 323 W. Alder St. and 401 W. Railroad St. 258-4789. Open weekdays with same-day appointments available for established patients. Missoula’s community health center provides health care for the entire family, including women’s health and well-child care, in addition to dental care, behavioral health care and pharmacy services. Partnership Health Center coordinates with the Montana Cancer Control Program for qualifying individuals to receive free breast, cervical and colon health screenings. Partnership Health Center also operates the Ryan White Program to assist people and their families living with HIV Our providers include board-certified physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists, dental hygienists and pharmacists. Partnership Health Center accepts Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance plans. Health care is affordable even if you don’t have insurance; no one is turned away because he or she can’t pay.
Senior and Long-term Care Services/Home and Community-based Services. Department of Public Health and Human Services 329-1312 or 329-1310 Serves residents of Mineral, Missoula, Ravalli and Sanders counties through case management teams. Goal is to serve Medicaid clients in cost effective home settings as an option to nursing home placement. Services might include adult day services, environmental modifications, medical alert monitors, nursing services, nutritional needs, personal care attendants and homemaker services, respite care, respiratory therapy and transportation, and others. Also, Medicaid-funded personal assistance services in the same area listed above and the same phone numbers.
St. Patrick Hospital. 500 W. Broadway. 543-7271. saintpatrick.org; also find St. Patrick Hospital on Facebook. St. Pat’s is a 253-bed hospital that includes general surgery, cardiology, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, women’s care, bariatric (weight loss) surgery, cancer radiation and chemotherapy. The hospital offers the only local comprehensive cancer program with integrated imaging, chemotherapy, radiation and support services all in one place. St. Pat’s also has many primary clinics listed in this publication that are accepting new patients. St. Pat’s has a da Vinci robot for surgeries with significantly less pain, blood loss and scarring, and a much faster recovery time than with traditional surgical methods. Its imaging services include PET, CT MRI, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology, X-ray and ultrasound. St. Pat’s is affiliated with the University of Montana in cancer, heart disease and neuroscience research projects. Its Life Flight program offers rotor-wing, fixed-wing and ground transport for adult and pediatric medical and trauma patients. St. Pat’s is the only level 2 trauma hospital in the region, complemented by a newly redesigned emergency department. The hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. It provides inpatient psychiatric treatment and outpatient and partial hospitalization in adolescent addiction treatment services.
St. Patrick Hospital - Diabetes Care and Prevention Center. Providence Medical Plaza, 900 N. Orange St., Suite 303. Health professionals assist with managing diabetes, including certified diabetes educators, registered dietitians, a nurse, exercise physiologist and a pharmacist We offer diabetes self-management and training classes for people with diabetes who are newly diagnosed or need a refresher course to manage the disease. Topics include carbohydrate counting, healthy eating, preventing long-term complications, self-monitoring of blood sugar levels, medications, physical activity, managing stress, coping and problem solving. Nutrition counseling and coaching services are also offered for those interested in diabetes prevention and heart disease, weight loss, management of food allergies, gastrointestinal diseases and intolerances, celiac sprue and other conditions, Other services include insulin pump framings and glucose monitoring sessions. A free diabetes support group meets the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Broadway Building. Services are offered in either a group or individual format. For information or to schedule an appointment, call 329-5781 or go to saintpatrick.org.
United Way of Missoula County. 534 N. Higgins Ave. 549-6104.info@rnissouIaunitedway.org. United Way supports local programs that are creating long-lasting changes in people’s lives, especially in the areas of education, income and health. For more information and a listing of locally approved partner agencies and their funded programs, visit the website.
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.