Hope Respect Dream Change

HRDC administers the Child and Adult Care Food Program(CACFP) for the Montana Department of Health and Human Services.  Services are available in our five county region as well as Custer, Fergus, Prairie, Rosebud, and Treasure counties.


James has loved to cook since he was a child in Louisiana, but life took him in another direction. With a little help and support from HRDC, he is now making the transition from ‘cook’ to ‘chef.’

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Today there are 84,000 individuals without a high school credential living in Montana. Our Alternative Education program can be the first step in breaking the poverty cycle.

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Why not ASK? The HRDC ASK directory has been a valuable tool for the community for over 30 years, and now is a fully functioning online listing for service providers in our five county service area and beyond.

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HRDC offers many resources for you, for your family and for your home, all in the name of helping people move forward. Because when good things happen here, the whole community thrives. Continue reading »

Program of the Month

HRDC Child Care Assistance Program offers the State of Montana’s Best Beginnings scholarship for Big Horn, Carbon, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Treasure and Yellowstone Counties. You can download the application or pick it up at the HRDC office in Billings or Hardin, or call either location and request an application be mailed to you.

For more information, click here

HRDC in the News

  1. Tax season brewing storm of late filers

    Sunday, March 23, 2014

  2. Bullock Combats Propane Shortage

    Thursday, February 6, 2014

  3. Billings lawyer recognized for decades of community service

    Monday, February 3, 2014

  4. National Earned Income Credit Awareness Day

    Friday, January 31, 2014

  5. VITA on Montana this Morning

    Wednesday, January 29, 2014


  1. Life Skills - Workin' It Out

    Monday, April 21, 2014

  2. Life Skills - Workin' It Out

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  3. Life Skills - Workin' It Out

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

  4. Life Skills - Workin' It Out

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

  5. Life Skills - Workin' It Out

    Friday, April 25, 2014

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to remember that we all can play a part in preventing child maltreatment. Learn how you can make meaningful connections with children, families, and communities to raise awareness this April and all year long.

Find out more on the National Child Abuse Prevention Month website here