Website: Montana211.org is a mobile friendly website that can be easily searched for your city's non-profit and government services. Search by organization name or keyword, based on the services you need. Phone: The 2-1-1 phone number works in some areas of Montana at this time. When dialing 2-1-1 in those areas a trained resource specialist will help you navigate the services in your area.
Historical Resource Documents
The following documents were developed as part of an overall effort to impact homelessness in Billings, Montana. The Mayor's Committee on Homelessness and Billings Metro VISTA Project. AmeriCorps members facilitated development and design of the following resources in partnership with Allegra Printing.
The Emergency Resource Map is a portable, user friendly guide that quickly connects individuals and families experiencing homelessness with downtown Billings community resources. The map illustrates direct access points for shelter, food, clothing, health care, legal aid, restroom, shower and laundry facilities.
The Resource Notepad is a tool designed for case managers, organizations and individuals to quickly make referrals to community resources providing direct services to anyone within the following major categories: Food Assistance & Household Needs, Housing, Transportation, Healthcare, Shelter, Employment Services, Education Opportunities, Financial Assistance, Children’s Services, and Addiction Treatment Options, and other forms of help.
The overall reach of the project to date includes the creation and distribution of31,500 maps, 1,240 notepads / 31,000 service guides! The City of Billings facilitated updates four times and printing was sponsored by RiverStone Health, Montana Rescue Mission, HRDC District 7, Center for Children and Families, Rimrock, St. Vincent's Employee SOS Giving Campaign, and the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council TRAC program.