While the list is not inclusive, these are the resources that are most commonly requested.  If you do not see what you are searching for,  go to montana211.org link, or click the contact button on our website.  Complete the form and someone will help you.

Statewide Resources

Office of Public Assistance

Self Service Portal
At the Self Service Portal one can:  Apply, Check Benefits, View Notices, Report Changes or Upload Documents.  If an individual does not have an account (Check My Benefit), they need only to follow the steps to set up their own account at this site.
Helpline:  1-888-706-1535
Fax:  1-877-418-4533
P O Box 202925
Helena, MT  59620

Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS)


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COVID-19 Information
United Way

COVID-19 Web Page

Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC)

COVID-19 Web Page

Emergency Assistance

Montana Rescue Mission

A variety of programs are offered to help make the stay productive by providing vital tools to overcome the causes of homelessness. Parenting classes, life skills, anger management, nutrition and food preparation, conflict resolution, addiction counseling, and spiritual development are offered. Chapel services and counseling are available. Meals are served and laundry facilities are available to residents.

Apply in person Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Business Line: 406-259-3105

Salvation Army – Billings

The main focus of the Salvation Army is to reach out to the homeless of Yellowstone County by helping with a spectrum of basic needs:  food, shelter, transportation, hygiene, obtaining employment, obtaining housing, and spiritual comfort. Visit our social service office during walk-in hours if you are homeless or in crisis.
Business Line: 406-245-4659
Fax: 406-245-0854

St. Vincent De Paul – Billings

Business Line: 406-252-1855

Address: 3005 1st Avenue South Billings, MT 59101

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley 

Family Promise helps homeless families sustain independence through a community response to homelessness. They offer several programs for families experiencing homelessness, including a community diaper bank.

Business Line: 406-294-7432

Local Agencies

Community Crisis Center 

  • Phone: 406-259-8800
  • Address: 704 N. 30th St. Billings, MT 59101

HomeFront (Housing Authority of Billings)

  • Phone: 406-245-6391
  • Address: 2415 1st. Ave. N. Billings, MT 59101

Billings Mental Health Center 

  • Phone: 406-252-5658
  • Address: 2125 8th Ave. N. Billings, MT 59101

 Adult Resource Alliance – For Adults 60 years and older

  • Phone: 406-794-0083

LIFTT (Living Independently for Today and Tomorrow)

  • Phone: 406-259-5181
  • Address: 1201 Grand Avenue Billings, MT 59101

Tumbleweed Runaway Program 

  • Phone: 406-259-2558
  • Address: 505 N 24th St. Billings, MT 59101

YWCA Billings 

  • Phone: 406-252-6303
  • Address: 909 Wyoming Drive, Billings MT 59102

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