The City of Billings recently concluded two surveys designed to gather coronavirus response needs of low-income individuals and families alongside the agencies serving this population in Billings. The Coronavirus Community Member Survey resulted in 3,512 responses and the Service Provider Survey resulted in 26 responses.
DRAFT Coronavirus Response Initiative Report Published for 30-day Public Comment Period!
AmeriCorps members Amber Nichols and Blake Matthews reviewed and analyzed survey responses. Data collected through both surveys suggest low-income Billings residents may be experiencing gaps in services or a lack of basic needs regarding employment, housing, food security, and mental health. Results also indicate residents are generally unaware of available local and state services. Read the full report and appendices by clicking the following links:
Please submit public comments via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone to (406) 657-8284, or mail comments to Tam Rodier, CD Program Coordinator, Community Development Division, 2825 3rd Ave. N, Suite 610, Billings, MT 59101.
Please contact the Community Development Division at (406) 657-8284 with any questions.
A few survey result highlights can be found in the links below!