Savings Program helps young couple get new home

It is always great to be a part of the great work Habitat for Humanity does in the community. Last week, Habitat for Humanity of Mid-Yellowstone Valley welcomed their 60th new homeowners to their new house in Laurel, MT. Caity and Justin Carrier were referred to us by Habitat for Humanity to take part in […]

Savings Program paves way for new bathroom

How do you measure success? Some people may only see a new bathroom, but Diane saw a better life for her son. Diane, a single mom of 12 year old Damion, bought her house six years ago, and had big dreams. Like many people, there was always something more for her to take care of. […]

HRDC among first agencies to host new IRS taxpayer service

HRDC Community Action Agency is one of the first pilot offices in the nation for the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS). The system uses a secure online connection and two-way video feed so clients connect directly with a tax professional at a remote location to help them with their tax issues. HRDC Community Action Agency […]

Decorator brings coffee-shop feel to new Alternative Education center

Interior Decorator Amy Lee recalls her first reaction when she saw what would be the space for the new Alternative Education center, “It was a cool space because it had the high ceilings, lots of natural sunlight and exposed beams. It was really an empty shell, you had nowhere to go but up.” HRDC’s Development […]

Participants in HRDC’s youth programs create art for Alternative Education Center

Participants from HRDC’s youth programs worked collaboratively with Canvas Creek Team Building to create artwork for the Alternative Education Center. The materials were acquired through a grant from NorthWestern Energy’s charitable giving program. Youth involved in the Empowering Peers Igniting Change (EPIC) program worked with the theatre department at Rocky Mountain College to build the […]

HRDC car donation makes life easier for one Billings family

On December 11, 2012, HRDC gave away a 1998 Toyota Mini-Van from an anonymous donor to a deserving family in the Billings area. Case Managers in the Wheels for Work program at HRDC were asked to elect a family who they felt would benefit the most from this donation. The van went to Kristina Hibbert […]