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Learn more about vital services in our community.

We are one of many organizations working in greater Helena and beyond to ensure everyone is supported and treated with dignity. We know our community thrives when we all come together to support each other, and our impact is certainly deepened with the support, services, and expertise of many partners throughout our community.


Below is a list of many (not all!) organizations we work with. We encourage you to visit their websites to learn more about their work and the services they provide.


YWCA Helena provides transitional housing and supportive services for homeless women and their children with a variety of programs, including:

  • Residential sober living program for women and their children

  • Parenting classes, coaching, and more

  • Family and one-on-one counseling

  • Trauma-informed childcare


Florence Crittenton

Florence Crittenton offers a safe and nurturing place for families to heal, grow, and thrive through three program areas:

  • Youth maternity home and residential recovery program for mothers and their children

  • Wrap-around therapeutic support

  • Early childhood care for infants and children ages 5 and under


Family Promise

Family Promise of Greater Helena is an affiliate of the National Office of Family Promise helping families experiencing homelessness and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response.


Salvation Army

The Salvation Army – Helena Corps offers a number of services in our community, including transitional living, family services, sober living, food assistance, and seasonal assistance.

Life Houses

Life Houses provides a safe living environment for adults ages 18-25 designed to foster emotional, social, and spiritual growth.

Helena Food Share

Food Share Helena provides food in a respectful and dignified way and works with others to eliminate hunger in the greater Helena area. Food Share’s programs include emergency food assistance, a Kid Pack program serving elementary school students, and food pantry services.

PureView Health Center

With community healthcare clinics in Helena and Lincoln, PureView provides a variety of services, including treatment and prevention of illness, health education, behavioral health services, dental, and affordable prescription drugs. PureView is committed to providing high-quality healthcare to all regardless of circumstances with sliding fee scales based on federal income guidelines.

Rocky Mountain Development Council

Rocky Mountain Development Council serves Lewis and Clark, Broadwater, and Jefferson counties with a variety of resources aimed at improving quality of life for individuals and families, with a particular focus on programming for low-income citizens. Rocky's resources encompass senior services, affordable housing, energy assistance, childcare, Head Start programming, and more.

Many Rivers Whole Health

Many Rivers Whole Health partners with people and communities to serve the whole person body, mind, and spirit by providing wellness expertise in mental health and substance abuse services. Many Rivers provides services in 10 counties (including Lewis and Clark, Broadwater, and Jefferson counties) and offers sliding fee scales for services based on federal poverty guidelines.

Helena Indian Alliance

Helena Indian Alliance advocates for and responsibly serves the mental, physical, spiritual, and social welfare of the Native American population and the Helena community with primary care, mental health services, and youth programs.

Career Training Institute

Career Training Institute provides employment and training services in Lewis and Clark, Broadwater, and Jefferson counties through several programs for community members ages 16 and older, with a special focus on low-income individuals. Services include:

  • Case management and career coaching

  • Vocational assessments and career exploration

  • Employment skills, resume development, and mock interviewing

  • Job search and job development assistance

  • Tutoring, mentoring, and access to apprenticeships

  • Workplace and soft skills training

  • Financial assistance for post-secondary education and advanced training

  • Paid work experience site placement

  • Computer skills, life skills, and financial literacy

  • Financial incentives and stipends during participation


Ability Montana

Ability Montana is one of four Centers of Independent Living (CILs) in the state dedicated to promoting independence and advocating for people living with disabilities. They offer a variety of services and programs, including:

  • Workshops, classes, and peer groups

  • Self-advocacy skills training

  • Peer mentoring

  • Independent living skills training

  • Recreation and youth programs

  • Personal assistance services

  • Training for technology and accessibility tools



AWARE serves all 56 counties in Montana with quality, community-based support for people with mental health and/or developmental disabilities and families with children ages 8 and under. AWARE offers advocacy, mental health, and residential services for youth and adults as well as a range of treatment, case management, and recreation programs.


Good Samaritan Ministries

Good Samaritan Ministries provides stability to Helena area community members by creating a network of care and connecting individuals and families to resources to help create stability in their lives and serves as the social justice arm of the Diocese of Helena and Helena’s four Catholic parishes.

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