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Gladys Guerrero-Wangsgard
Spanish Speaking Resource Coordinator
Bienvenidos

Phone:406-223-0625
Email: elcentro59718@gmail.com

Hope Finch
Community Health Worker
Wellness in Action

Phone:406-640-0534
Email: hope@wiabigsky.org

Andy Malby on a golf course

Robbeye Samardich
Peer Support Specialist
Rimrock Recovery Support

Phone:406-876-4580
Email: rsamardich@rimrock.org

OR

Call 2-1-1
Help Center’s 24/7 resource coordination service.

BIG SKY BANDAGE

Big Sky Bandage, a new nonprofit, will cover up to $500 of the cost of acute medical care provided by the B2 Urgent Care Clinic at Big Sky Resort, Mountain Pearls Dentistry, Big Sky Eyes, and the Big Sky Medical Center.

bigskybandage.org

BIG SKY OUT

Big Sky OUT aims to foster a vibrant and inclusive LGBTQIA+ community in the heart of Big Sky, Montana. They are dedicated to creating and supporting queer spaces where individuals of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions can thrive. Visit their website to view upcoming events!

bigskyOUT.org
hi@bigskyOUT.org

SLIDING FEE COUNSELING – HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CLINIC

Counselors available on behalf of Montana State University Human Development Clinic
Reach out to the Human Development Clinic to book a virtual appointment.

406-994-4113

ARTS COUNCIL OF BIG SKY

285 Simkins Drive, Suite 117
406-995-2742
bigskyarts.org
At the Arts Council of Big Sky they believe that Arts Education changes lives and communities for the better and strive to make their educational opportunities truly accessible for all. They offer year-round Pottery Courses, Children’s programs, Community Art Classes and Speciality courses offering instruction on a variety of art forms.

Their “Contribute What You Can” art education program includes a variety of pricing options for their CORE PROGRAMS.

VIEW ART CLASS OPTIONS

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER – WELLNESS IN ACTION

Hope Finch can assist you in learning about available resources, help connect you to the appropriate services, and overcome obstacles to care.

This service is free and available for those who live, work, or learn in Big Sky.

To get connected, fill out this referral form or reach out to Hope at hope@wiabigsky.org or 406-640-0534

*Please note this service is not a substitute for mental health counseling and should not be used in place of a counselor. If you are in crisis please contact 988 or 911.

MANDATORY REPORTING GALLATIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

If you are a child care professional, you must report suspected child abuse or neglect to the Montana Child and Family Services Division or your local law enforcement agency immediately.
To report: 866-820-5437
Local sheriff’s office: 406-582-2100
Child Abuse Hotline (toll free, 24/7): 866-820-5437
Child Abuse Hotline (TTY-hearing-impaired): 1-866-8811

HEALING HANDS CHIROPRACTIC

145 CENTER LANE UNIT B
(406) 641-0932
drandreawick.com
TREATMENTS & SERVICES: Comprehensive kinesiology exam, body reading, flower essence vibrational therapy, energy clearing, foot bath detox, chiropractic work and more

BIG SKY NATURAL HEALTH

87 LONE PEAK DR.
(406) 993-9647
bigskynaturalhealthmt.com
TREATMENTS & SERVICES: IV Nutrient Therapy, Naturopathic Medicine, Nutritional Counseling and more, as well as Acupuncture and other bodywork services.

SANTOSHA WELLNESS CENTER

*Employee Benefit Rates Available
169 SNOWY MOUNTAIN CIRCLE
(406) 993-2510
info@santoshabigsky.com
santoshabigsky.com
TREATMENT & SERVICES: massage, far-infrared sauna, acupuncture, Thai massage, Ayurvedic body therapies, Ayurvedic consultations, yoga classes & private sessions, and more

BASE COMMUNITY CENTER

BSCO.org
406-993-2112
285 Simkins Dr. Big Sky, MT 59716
40+ weekly programs for all ages focused on mind/body wellness and a community-centered space to connect.

  • Climbing and bouldering walls
  • Art studio
  • Full gymnasium
  • Workout facility
  • Fitness and wellness programs
  • Diverse programming by BSCO and local community partners
  • Meeting and classroom space
  • Kids play area
  • Open gathering space

Financial Aid Application

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday: 6am – 10pm
Saturday + Sunday: 9am – 6pm

BIG SKY COMMUNITY HOUSING TRUST

Big Sky Housing Trust
bigskyhousingtrust.org
(406) 995-3696
info@bigskyhousingtrust.com

RiverView Apartments
The Housing Trust foresees receiving its Certificate of Occupancy for its two buildings in May and will begin occupying its apartments in June. The formal application process for the Housing Trust’s portion will begin in April.

If you or your household want to rent at RiverView:
Complete this preliminary Individual Survey.

Other Housing Opportunities
If you are interested in homeownership opportunities in Big Sky, add yourself to the Waitlist.
Big Sky Ownership Waitlist
– Good Deeds Program
– MeadowView Condos
– Future Homes Like MeadowView
– Deed-Restricted Units at Yellowtail Residences

BIG SKY COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

47995 GALLATIN RD. GALLATIN GATEWAY, MT
(406) 995-3088
bigskyfoodbank.org
Utilize the Food Bank for grocery shopping as a budgeting strategy
Emergency Food Box Program: 5-7 day supply of food if in need due to an emergency.
Senior Grocery Program: Supplemental service for older adults 60+; monthly deliveries made by volunteers
$10 Vouchers to Country Market
Community Coatroom: Offering a variety of warm winter coats, hats, gloves, towels, bedding and toiletries to aid seasonal workforce or those in need.
Social Services: applications for SNAP (food assistance), energy assistance, tax preparation, healthcare insurance applications, COVID-related emergency financial assistance applications, assistance with resumes and job applications, and referrals to low-cost legal assistance
Healthy Kidspack Program: Provides nutritionally balanced, kid-friendly foods on Fridays during the school year
Kids Summer Lunch
Laundry Facility
Computer Lab

Sarah Gaither Bivins: sgaither@thehrdc.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County

Amy Hunter, Coordinator
amy@bbbs-bigskycountry.org

  • Bigs and Littles (Mentorship) Program
  • STEM Sisters
  • Beyond School
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

ASPEN HOME

411 E CALLENDER ST, LIVINGSTON, MT 59047
(406) 222-8154 (24-hour crisis line)
(406) 222-5902 (main office)
aspenmt.org
Info@aspenmt.org
24-hour, 10-bed emergency shelter for individuals seeking advocacy, support, safety planning assistance and education regarding abuse they are experiencing. Stays can be up to 45 days dependent on individual needs

VOICE CENTER

MSU campus-centralized sexual assault reporting and victim assistance facility
(406) 994-7069 (24-hour crisis line)
(406) 994-7142 (main office)

GALLATIN COUNTY VICTIM WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

615 S. 16TH AVE, ROOM 313, BOZEMAN, MT 59771
(406) 582-2075 (Victim Assistance)
(406) 582-2038 (Legal Advocate)

GALLATIN COUNTY ATTORNEY

1709 W COLLEGE SUITE 200 BOZEMAN, MT
406-582-3745

WE ARE HER

An online community for survivors of domestic abuse or sexual assault. HER allows hundreds of survivors a safe space to share their stories, and to be empowered by reading other survivor stories.
weareher.net
Stevie Croisant, Founder
stevie@weareher.net

HAVEN

132 Pond Row, BOZEMAN, MT 59718
(406) 586-4111 (24-hour support line)
havenmt.org (web chat, daily 8 am – 8 pm)
Haven provides confidential support, legal advocacy, counseling, and a safe place to stay for anyone and everyone impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. We work to empower survivors, elevate their voices, strengthen our community, hold abusers accountable, and stop the cycle of abuse. If you’re not feeling safe in your relationship, Haven is here for you.

RIMROCK ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTER

1231 NORTH 29TH ST. BILLINGS, MT 59101
(800) 227-3953
rimrock.org
Rimrock provides adult addiction services including: assessments, interventions, detox, inpatient care, mother/children care, intensive outpatient, day treatment, DUI classes, medication assisted treatment, and telehealth services.

AL-ANON | For families & Friends of Alcoholics

Full list of meetings: mtdistrict8alanon.com/meetings

THURSDAY
4:00 PM – Serenity Seekers of Big Sky
Big Sky Chapel, downstairs
Contact: Hope (406) 579-8885

FRIDAY
7:00 PM – Gallatin Gateway Al-Anon
Gateway Community Church
77000 Gallatin Rd

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (AA)

aa-montana.org/bigsky
AA is a fellowship of a diverse group of people, who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Need to Chat Now? 406-599-0334

Closed (C) Meetings: for AA members only, or for those who have a desire to stop drinking

Open (O) Meetings: for anyone interested in AA program; non-alcoholics may attend meetings as observers

Schedule:
Monday AA Women’s Meeting (O)
5:30-6:30PM
Big Sky Christian Fellowship Offices
145 Center Lane

Tuesday AA Meeting (C)
5:30-6:30PM
Big Sky Chapel
510 Little Coyote Rd.

Wednesday AA Meeting (O)
12:00-1:00PM
Big Sky Medical Center
334 Town Center Avenue – Second Floor

Thursday AA Meeting (O)
7:00-8:00PM
Big Sky Chapel

Saturday AA Meeting (O)
7:30-8:30AM
Big Sky Chapel

ROBBEYE SAMARDICH – PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Robbeye Samardich
rsamardich@rimrock.org
406-876-4580
Peer Specialists provide 1:1 in-person coaching and referrals for anyone seeking mental health, lifestyle or recovery support. Whether you need someone to talk to, you’re ready to set goals, or need to get connected to resources, she is here to help!

INTERMOUNTAIN

3240 DREDGE DR. HELENA, MT 59604
(406) 442-7920
intermountainresidential.org
Based in Helena, Intermountain offers developmental-residential services for children ages 4-13. Residential services structure daily living experiences, clinical therapies, and academics to facilitate healing opportunities.

LOSS IN THE OUTDOORS – FREE SUPPORT GROUP

OBOZ FOOTWEAR, 212 S WALLACE AVE., SUITE 203
BOZEMAN, MT 59718
(406) 961-7203

Ridgeline Counseling Services: Justin Short, MPH, LCSW

  • For those who have been affected by grief & loss related to outdoor pursuits.

SHODAIR HELENA

*offers financial assistance
2755 COLONIAL DR. HELENA, MT 59604
(406) 444-7500
1-800-447-6614

  • Based in Helena, Shodair offers both acute and residential treatment services for children, adolescents and young adults.
  • Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Program
  • Adolescent Residential Treatment
  • Outpatient Services (Psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse practitioner and licensed therapist). Pediatric providers can receive free consultations with Shodair Connect.
  • Therapeutic Group Home (children 6-10)
  • Education Services
  • Medical Genetic Services: diagnosis, consultation, support for families, outreach, scholarship and education

SHODAIR

*offers financial assistance
1610 ELLIS ST UNIT 1B, BOZEMAN, MT 59715
(406) 444-1044
Outpatient Services (Psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse practitioner and licensed therapist). Pediatric providers can receive free consultations with Shodair Connect.

BRIDGER CARE

300 NORTH WILLSON ST., BOZEMAN, MT 59715
(406) 587-0681
bridgercare@bridgercare.org
bridgercare.org
LGBTQ+ Care bridgercare.org/lgbtqresources

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
*Must be referred through primary care. Bridger Care is committed to providing reproductive and related health care in a setting that respects the dignity, well-being, and privacy of each individual. Fees are based on patient income and family size, although Bridger Care provides services regardless of ability to pay. Bridger Care also provides care to clients with private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare.

PROVIDENCE MENTAL HEALTH

2246 BOOT HILL CT #4 BOZEMAN, MT 59715
(406) 879-2305
info@providencemh.com
providencemh.com
Providence Mental Health provides trauma-informed and strength-based counseling for teens, couples and families. They offer other wellness programs including those specifically designed for women, telepsychiatry, and in-school therapy and kids behavioral health services.

HELP CENTER, INC.

421 E. PEACH STREET, BOZEMAN, MT 59715
(406) 586-3333
bozemanhelpcenter.org

The Help Center is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, to assist individuals and families in sorting out problems, dealing with feelings and making decisions. In addition, the Help Center provides Rape and Suicide Outreach as well as follow-up counseling and referral.

  • 24-Hour Crisis & Suicide Line
  • Suicide Intervention & Prevention
  • 2-1-1 Information & Resources
  • Telephone Reassurance
  • Sexual Assault Counseling Center
  • Child Advocacy Center
  • Mental Healthcare Providers
  • Community Education
  • Family Visitation Services
  • Custody Exchange Services
  • Parenting Consultation & Coaching

PSYCHOLOGY TODAY *Directory of Therapists

psychologytoday.com
Enter –>

  1. City or ZIP (box under “Find a Therapist”)
  2. Issues (I.e. anxiety, anger, depression, grief, peer relationships, stress, substance use, etc.)
  3. Insurance
  4. Gender (of therapist)
  5. Age (of client)
  6. Price (if sliding scale needed)

Call or email therapist and say: “Hi, my name is _____ and I was reaching out because of your focus on X. Are you taking any new clients? If no, is there anyone you would recommend based on my area of need?”

TRANS LIFELINE HOTLINE

(877) 565-8860
Providing support and advocacy from fully-transitioned/ transitioning individuals, for their counterparts sharing similar experience.

LGBTQ+ PHONE-LINE

(866) 488-7386 (THE TREVOR PROJECT)
thetrevorproject.org
Prioritizing accessibility to support and advocate for LGBTQ+ youth in hopes of reducing LGBTQ+ suicide rate.

MT CRISIS TEXT LIFELINE

Text “MT” to 741 741

SLIDING SCALE COUNSELING – WELLNESS IN ACTION

Sliding scale available on behalf of Wellness in Action
47855 GALLATIN RD
See full list of counselors here: https://bigskywia.org/counseling/
Reach out to counselors directly to book an in-person or virtual appointment.

Reach out to Wellness in Action at info@wiabigsky.org or 406–993-6803 for more info on sliding fee scale or scholarship questions.

BIG SKY MEDICAL CENTER COUNSELING

334 TOWN CENTER AVE
(406) 995-6995
Dr. Patrick Maidman – Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatrist
Kathy Damberger – Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse
Lisa Brubaker – Licensed Clinical Social Worker

BIG SKY MEDICAL CENTER

334 TOWN CENTER AVE

Emergency Department

211

Dial 211 or call (406) 586-3333

montana211.org

If you don’t know where to get help, call 2-1-1
Montana 2-1-1 provides information and connects people to resources for non-emergency needs, via an easy-to-remember phone number and a website.

9-1-1

GALLATIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

911

First link in the response chain for those in acute crisis. They will respond to welfare check calls and may accompany a person to the next level of care.

ARE YOU HAVING A MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY OR CRISIS? 
Call 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline or text MT to 741-741 for FREE 24/7 help.