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Missoula Specific Resources

First Call for Help

406-549-5555 or just call 211 for a 24-hour help line with a complete list of community resources.

Emergency Services

Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) Line

(406) 493-7955


Suicide/ Crisis Hotline



Western Montana Mental Health Center

Emergency 24-hour line with Mental Health Professional

1-800-820-0083 or 532-9710


YWCA Domestic Violence 24-Hour Crisis Line

542-1944 or 1-800-483-7858


Child and Elder Abuse Help 24-Hour Line

1-800-332-6100 or 444-9810


Missoula Police/Sheriff’s Department:

911 24-hour non-emergency line

:552-6300 or 258-4810

Meals and Food Pantries

Missoula Food Bank 219 S 3rdSt W, 549-0543

Pantry Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-1pm Monday, Tuesday,

Thursday 5pm-7pm


Free meals for children. Find them in your area at:


Poverello Center

1110 W. Broadway,


Breakfast Daily 4am-7:30am

Lunch Daily 11:30am-1:45pm

Dinner Daily 5:30pm-6:30pm

Food Pantry Daily 1pm-2:30pm

24 hours sack lunches available


Union Gospel

506 B Toole Ave, 549-4673

Breakfast: M-Sat, 7 am –8:30 am,

Friday Dinner, 4:30 pm to 6 pm


Clark Fork City Church

2811 Latimer St, 721-7804

Saturday 10am-12pm


Christian Life Center 3801 Russell, 542-0353 2ndand 4th

Monday of every month 4:30pm-6pm

Around the very back of the church


HIS Food Pantry (Foursquare Church)

1001 Cleveland, 721-6884

Last Thursday of the month 5pm-7pm

River of Life Food Bank

4007 Hwy 200, East-Missoula,


3rdand 4th Saturdays 1pm-3pm

Monthly Assistance Programs

Monthly Assistance Programs

Office of Public Assistance/ SNAP

2677 Palmer Suite 100,


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

formerly known as the Food Stamp Program provides

monthly assistance for food.

Apply online at


Healthy Montana Kids Plan


1-877-KidsNow (1-877-543-7669).

Free or low-cost health coverage for children and teenagers up to age 19.


WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

301 W. Alder, 258-4740

Nutrition and supplemental food program. Also provide breastfeeding support and formula as needed.

Available to pregnant women and children under 5.

Employment & Rental Assistance

Missoula Job Service 537 S. 3rd St. W.


Job placement, training, and employment counseling.

Missoula Housing Authority

1235 34th St.


Come to an orientation Tues. 5:15pm or Wed at 12pm to

get more info on affordable housing and/or signed up for public housing and rental assistance.


Human Resource Council

1801 S. Higgins, 728-3710.

IEP info


LIEAP (energy/heat assistance), Section 8 and rental

assistance, employment and training opportunities.


WORD (Women’s Opportunity & Resource Development.)

2405 McIntosh Loop, 543-3550

Limited rental assistance, renter education, parent

program for parents under 22 years (not just for women).

Legal Assistance

Montana Legal Services 211 N. Higgins Ste 401.

HelpLine M-F 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 1-800-666-6899.

Free legal assistance and advice


Crime Victim Advocates 500 N Higgins, Suite 201.

258-4630. Helps with temporary order of protection,

advocacy for crime victims.


Missoula Self-help Law Center

Missoula County

Courthouse, 200 W. Broadway, RM 271. 406-258-3428.

M-W-TH-F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Directs individuals to legal information and proper forms.

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