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Ravalli County

United Way supports outstanding nonprofit organizations providing critical services throughout Ravalli County. United Way of Missoula County administers the Fund for Ravalli County. In 2012, the Fund was proud to invest in these following Ravalli-County partners below.

Click here to email United Way Office or call 406.549.6104 for more information.

EDUCATION: Helping children and youth achieve their potential
Goal: Children grow to their potential physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually.

Bitterroot Venture Program / Bitterroot Ecological Awareness Resources, Inc (BEAR)
Bitterroot Venture is a mentoring program based on outdoor and experiential activities. Curriculum provides for after-school, weekend and multi-day summer activities as well as limited in-school programming.
310 N. 4th St, Suite 108
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-5410 ext. 121

Adult Basic and Literacy Education Services / Literacy Volunteers of America -- Bitterroot
This program provides free, confidential instruction to enable Ravalli County adults (16+) to become literate or complete high school equivalency requirements. The program assists students in gaining basic skills in reading, writing, or math, and to set goals for one of four outcomes: high school completions (GED), enter post-secondary education or training, gain employment, and retain employment.
316 N 3rd St
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-2900

Local Living Family Center / WORD
The Local Living Family Center works to strengthen networks of support for families, to strengthen family and community knowledge of child abuse prevention, and to strengthen leadership abilities in parents and community members so that they may advocate effectively for children.
5501 North 93
Florence, MT 59833
(406) 543-3550 ext.248


INCOME: Promoting financial stability and independence for individuals and families
Goal: Low-income and vulnerable families improve and/or maintain their economic independence
and well-being.

District XI Human Resource Council / 2-1-1

2-1-1 is a free, easy-to-remember telephone number that people in Ravalli County may dial to find out their options for receiving assistance for various needs.
1801 South Higgins Ave
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 728-3710

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Transitional Housing Program / Supporters of Abuse Free Environments (SAFE)

SAFE's transitional housing program meets the fundamental need for survivors of domestic and sexual violence to secure safe, affordable housing and receive services while working toward self-sufficiency.
PO Box 534
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-2793

Bitterroot CASA
Bitterroot CASA trains volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children going through the court system.
127 W. Main St. Suite D
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 961-4545

Valley Veterans Service Center / Get the Word Out
This program aims to communicate to all Ravalli County veterans and their dependents that the center exists, free of charge, to assist them in filing claims for benefits with the Veterans Administration.
299 Fairgrounds Rd, Suite 4
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-9838

HEALTH: Improving people’s health
Goal: Low-income and vulnerable individuals and families are able to prevent and/or address
critical physical and mental-health problems.

Bitterroot Youth Home / Youth Homes
The Bitterroot Youth Home is a seven-bed group home providing short-term emergency shelter and longer-term care for children 10-18. Bitterroot Youth Home provides basic care, individual counseling and group therapy.
196 Providence Way
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-0619

Medical Clinic / Emma's House, Children's Advocacy Center
Emma's House is a resource and advocacy center for children (birth-18) who are victims of abuse. In partnership with nurses, mental health providers, social service professionals, advocates, law enforcement, and prosecution officials to investigate, intervene, and care for children when abuse has been reported.
800 N 2nd St
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 531-8845

Haven House Food Bank
Haven House is a volunteer-staffed food bank that provides a once monthly supply of food, anticipated to last clients 4-5 days. In addition, bread, milk, and fresh produce are available weekly.
316 N Third St, Suite 162
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-2450

Egg, Milk and Juice Program / Pantry Partners
The Egg, Milk and Juice Program delivers a recipe and all required ingredients to 200 Ravalli families once a month. The Egg, Milk and Juice Program takes donated animals from Ravalli area hunters and processes them into meat to provide to families and is the food bank's main source of meat.
PO Box 806
Stevensville, MT 59870
(406) 777-0351

Senior Breakfast Club / Ravalli Council on Aging

The Senior Breakfast Club program provides meals to homebound senior citizens in Ravalli County in addition to individuals under 60 who have been released from the hospital and require the service.
310 Old Corvallis Rd
Hamilton, MT 59840
(406) 363-5690