THE FIRST FIVE YEARS in a child's life are crucial to their success in school and life.

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“Every child deserves at least one person that loves them to the moon and back. If that feels hard, there’s help. The best way out is through.” -Robert Frost


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NAMI Montana supports, educates, and advocates for Montanans with severe mental illnesses and their families.

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AWARE. Community-based services to persons with challenging mental, emotional, and in some cases, physical needs.

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Center for Mental Health

Sliding scale mental health services for youth age 18 months through 18.

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Dan Cox Family Care Program

This program is designed to help biological, adoptive and foster families in need with a challenging child in the home

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With holistic, integrated services and a relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow.

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Family Outreach

Family Outreach provides home based family centered education and support services who have developmental delays or disabilities.  The focus of our program is to teach families and other caregivers how to teach skills to children and coordinate community resources and service to meet individual’s needs.  Educational services are provided based on a combination of family identified priorities and child’s needs.  These services are designed around established family routines and activities.  Participation in our program is voluntary and for the majority of programs the services are provided at no cost to families.

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cotsaeffel_logo Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Living Learn more.      Elevate_MT_logo Elevate Montana Find out how adverse experience in childhood effect our whole lives. Learn more.   Want to know how to promote attachment? Learn more.    Suffering from a perinatal Mood Disorder (formally known as Post partum depression)? The wonderful folks here can help. Learn more.