Frontier FASD Regional Training Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89557
The goals of the Frontier RTC include providing education and training activities that will increase both the social work and nursing workforce capacity for prevention, identification, and intervention of FASDs.
712 Lost Quartz Road
Big Arm, MT 59910
Phone: 406-849-5016 Fax: 406-849-6010
Contact: Kappie Bliss, M.A., Director
This health care professional does outreach and training on FAS/FAE at meetings of physicians, social workers, and teachers, using her own curriculum, What Every Citizen Needs to Know About Fetal Alcohol Syndrome .
FAS/FAE Support and Education Group
3800 S Third Street West
Missoula, MT 59804
Contact: Pat Hankel, Ruby Pfan, Coordinators
March of Dimes
643 Grand Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 252-7480 Fax: (406) 252-8198 Toll Free: 1-800-597-7116
Montana Chapter-FAS prevention materials available; training modules for health professionals, fact sheet, brochures on alcohol and pregnancy, and The Fabulous F.A. S. Quiz Show, a kit that provides teachers to help students understand the effect of alcohol on an unborn baby.
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services – Vocational Rehabilitation
111 North Sanders, Room 307
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406 444-2590 Toll Free: 1-877-296-1197
Contact: Peggy Williams
Assists Montana residents who are disabled in finding jobs and living independently. Types of disabilities that may benefit include orthopedic, mental, visual, hearing or brain injury. Provide information, guidance, and job placement and referral. Specialists work in ten field offices across the state.
Parents Lets Unite for Kids (PLUK)
516 N 32nd St
Billings, MT 59191-6003
Phone: 406-255-0540 Fax: 406-255-0523
Advocacy group for parents. Provides consultation to help parents access services in schools and communities.
Ranch For Kids Project
PO Box 790. Eureka, MT. 59917
The Ranch For Kids Project is a respite care home for adopted children who are experiencing difficulties in their families due to reactive attachment disorder, prenatal exposure to alcohol and drugs as well as struggling with adoption and post institutional issues.
Florence Crittenton Home and Services
901 No. Harris
Phone: 406 442-6950
A licensed maternity home. Prenatal program accepts adolescent girls at any stage of pregnancy. In a drug and alcohol free environment, clients receive education about prenatal care and nutrition. Also available are counseling in adoption and life choices as well as group and individual therapy and parenting education. The home receives support services from mental health therapists in the community, an adolescent outpatient chemical dependency program, the Helena Indian Alliance and other local human service organizations.
Montana Advocacy Program
400 N Park,2nd floor
P O Box 1681
Helena, MT 59624
Phone: 406-449-2344 Fax: 406-449-2418 Toll Free: 800-245-4743
Protection and advocacy agency for persons with developmental disabilities.
Students Like Me” and “Worth the Trip” – Rimrock Foundation Library.
Toll Free: 1-800-227-3953
Loaner FAS videos for parents and teachers. Parents Lets Unite for Kids (PLUCK) 1-800-222-7585 www.pluck.org
The Organization of Teratology Information Services (OTIS)
Teratology information for health professionals
Prevention Programs, including Treatment for Women
Blackfeet Reservation Headstart
PO Box 528
Browning, MT 59417
Phone: 406-338-7030 Fax: 406 338-7370
Contact: Margaret Ann Yellow Kidney, RN
Provides home visiting services for pregnant women at risk. Participating site in piloting a prevention intervention with women at risk as part of the MT FAS project. Clinical Coordinator facilitates diagnostic clinics and provides case management to families as part of the FAS project. Also received funding through NIAAA to survey adult alcohol use.
Carol A. Graham Home
Contact: Cindy Buesing, Program Supervisor or Emily Wachholz, Adult Case Manager
Assists women in recovery and simultaneously provides critically needed support to the family. Geared to economically disadvantaged women. Provides women with children the ability to receive long-term residential chemical dependency treatment.
Cascade City-County Health Department
115 4th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-454-6950 Fax: 406 454-6959
Contact: Carol Keaster, RN
Provides home visiting services for pregnant women at risk. Participating site in piloting a prevention intervention with women at risk as part of the MT FAS project.
Crow Reservation – FAS Coordination and Prevention
PO Box 9
Crow Agency, MT 59022
Contact: Gerry Evans, R.N., IHS Public Health Nurse
Department of Public Health and Human Services – Chemistry Department Bureau
555 Fuller Ave 1
Helena, MT 59620
Flathead County Health Department – Community Health Division
1035 1st Ave. W.
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-751-8110 Fax: 406-751-8111
Fort Belknap Reservation FAS Coordination
P O Box 619
Harlem, MT 59526
Contact: Cheryl (Jill) Plumage, Prevention Coordinator
Gateway Recovery Home
2211 5th Ave
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-452-6655 Fax: 406 452-6561
Established to provide women suffering from alcohol or drug abuse the opportunity to live in a structured, supportive, chemically free environment while seeking necessary treatment services. Accepts women with children under 12 years.
Healthy Beginnings, Flathead Reservation
P O Box 199
St. Ignatius, MT 59864
Contact: Irene Lake, Site Manager
Healthy Beginnings is part of a federally-funded collaborative research project between the Salish Kootenai Confederated Tribes and the University of New Mexico Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions to look at the effectiveness of a comprehensive, community-based effort to prevent drinking during pregnancy and the resulting birth defects including Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). The Healthy Beginnings staff members are Irene Lake, Prevention Site Manager, and Rose Maestas, Prevention Case Manager. Project Services include community education about FAS prevention, information and education for women of childbearing age, and case management of women at high risk for drinking during pregnancy to help them stay substance free by accessing local services.
Missoula Department of Public Health and Human Services
301 W Alder Street
Missoula, MT 59804
Contact: Carol Regel, R.N.
Northern Cheyenne Reservation – FAS Coordination and Prevention
P O Box 70
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Contact: Molly Malone, R.N.
Rimrock Foundation – Michels House
1231 N 29th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406 248-3175 Toll Free: 1-800-227-3953
A special treatment project of the Rimrock Foundation for drug-addicted-women with dependent children under the age of 12 years. Family-friendly residential setting in which moms can receive intensive treatment while continuing to care for and provide parenting to their children.
Spotted Bull Treatment Center
P.O. Box 1027
603 1/2 Court Avenue
Poplar, MT 59255
Phone: 406-768-3852 Fax: 406-768-5202
Contact: Abraham Chopper, Program Director; Roberta Garfield
The Center works with pregnant women at risk for alcohol/drugs. Provides outpatient treatment for chemical dependency and after-care program. Also provides prevention education in their community.
205 East Park Avenue
Anaconda, MT 59711
Phone: (406) 563-8117 Fax: (406) 563-5956 Toll Free: (800) 432-6145
AWARE, Inc., a private, non-profit corporation, provides quality, community-based services to persons with challenging mental, emotional, and in some cases, physical needs who would otherwise be served in a more restrictive setting.