Felicia

At 17, Felicia had left school and was about to have a baby. She had no job and no direction. She found all of that and more when she entered Harmony House. Felicia still remembers the first time she and her 1 year-old daughter, Miley, walked into Harmony House, the transitional living program sponsored by […]

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James

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.’ James first came to HRDC to be part of the SNAP Employment & Training program, a program that […]

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Christian

At the age of 19, Christian was just looking for a job in his hometown. He may have found a career. Jobs are scarce on the Crow Reservation. Careers are even harder to come by. Christian, who is part Crow and part Arapaho, grew up in Lodge Grass in a large foster family with “strong, […]

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Rose

If you have ever been to the HRDC office in Hardin, you have met Rose. Rose Iron as been working at the front desk in Hardin for two years, and has been the first source of program information for anyone who walks in. Rose’s knowledge of HRDC programs is more than just part of her […]

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Leigh Ann

As a single mother returning to the Crow Reservation, Leigh Ann found herself struggling to find employment. Thanks to the WoRC program, she is able to earn a living after gaining new jobs skills. When Leigh Ann left the Crow Reservation, it was with her husband and family heading to a job and a better […]

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Hailey & Dustin

Hailey and Dustin knew they wanted to buy a home. With a little assistance, they are now paying into their equity, not paying for rent. The family moved to Montana in July 2012 from a small paper mill town in Minnesota that had recently had huge lay-offs. After graduating from college, they packed a U-Haul, […]

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Doris

Doris never thought she could save enough money to fix her broken-down kitchen, until she started participating in the Family Economic Security (FES) savings program at HRDC. Now her dream kitchen is becoming a reality. Doris and her family of five had been dealing with broken cupboards and limited kitchen space for the past 15 […]

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Jessica

At the end of 2008, Jessica was homeless. She was living out of a hotel, dealing with the trauma of losing one of her three month old twins to SIDS and having the other taken away by Child Protective Services. It was an impossible position that any parent would be horrified to find themselves in. […]

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Becky

On April 9th, 2015, Becky McColley and her two daughters were handed the keys to their first home at her Habitat for Humanity dedication service. After working with HRDC and Habitat for Humanity for several years, Becky was finally able to call the house in the Heights “hers”. She is now the proud owner of […]

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Tristan

High school for many tends to conjure up images of a carefree time: football games, cruising in a car, meeting up with friends after school. For Tristan, his high school years were demanding. He was captain of the Bridger Scouts football team, President of Bridger Business Professionals of America, President of Bridger Student Council, Vice-President […]

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