Action for Eastern Montana
AEM is the sponsoring agency for community programs geared primarily towards empowering low-income individuals, seniors, and families. Programs include Senior Companions, Veterans Home Choice Program, Senior Care Facility Ombudsman, Youth Employment & Training, Weatherization, Section 8 Housing Assistance, Energy Assistance, Emergency Assistance, and the Emergency Shelter Grants program.
For more information and applications visit https://aemt.org/
Toll Free: 800.227.0703
Address: PO Box 504, Plentywood MT, 59254
Provides year-round emergency/urgent assistance, intended for one time use - help with medicines, medical bills, dental bills, food, fuel, coats/winter wear, utilities, heat, rent.
(Requests for children’s Christmas gifts are referred to another local group).
Sheriff's office if after hours:
Harvest Feeds Food Pantry
Address: 115 E 2nd Ave, Plentywood MT, 59254
Harvest Feeds Food Pantry is a local outreach ministry of Plentywood Harvest Church. We serve the local Sheridan and Daniels county residents in times of struggle. We believe that neighbors should help neighbors to ensure that no one in our area has to be unsure where their next meal is coming from. We ask local residents to help ensure that none are hungry. We are located in "the old post office"/Quisty's Hobby Hideaway, and are open on Saturdays from 9-11 am. We will also open by appointment during the week.
If an appointment is needed please call
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Address: 202 E 1st Ave, Plentywood MT, 59254
Free rides within county borders; reasonable charges to Scobey, Sidney, or Williston for medical appointments.
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Sheridan County Aging Services
Programs and referrals for help for seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities, for low-income housing and energy assistance. Senior Centers, Limited Legal Services, Medicare & Medicaid Information, Referrals & Application Assistance, SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol), Blood Pressure Screenings, Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, Senior Commodities, Senior Companions, Respite Care, In Home Personal Care, Adult Day Care (half or full days), Overnight Care.
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Sheridan County Food Bank
Address: 113 S Jackson, Plentywood MT, 59254
We have partnered with the Montana Food Bank Network to provide food and supplies for our neighbors in need. There are a variety of choices for food, and our stock changes regularly based on donations.
Open Monday-Friday, 9am – 3pm
Call 406.765-2040 to schedule an appointment to shop for your household. You can visit twice a month.
Supplemental Social Security and Social Security Disability Insurance
SOAR Representative: Melissa Evanson, can assist with the SSI/SSDI application process.
Monday-Friday, 1pm-4pm by appointment only
Sheridan County Public Health, 100 W Laurel Ave, Plentywood MT 59254.
SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) is a national program designed to increase access to disability income benefit programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) for eligible adults and children who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder.
Home Delivered Meals in Sheridan County
Home Delivered Meals are available within city limits in Plentywood, Medicine Lake, and Westby over the age of 60 (or who has a spouse over the age of 60). A $7.00 suggested donation for these meals is requested, although no one can be turned away due to the inability to pay. People under age 60 who require home delivered meals are also welcome, but at full current meal prices. For people outside of the service areas who would benefit from prepared meals, we may be able to arrange delivery of packaged meals that meet federal nutrition requirements.
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Sunrise Women's Clinic
Sunrise women’s clinic offers numerous services to pregnant mother and mothers of young children. They can assist with pregnancy testing, options for unwanted pregnancies, parenting skills, ultrasounds, health and nutrition, counseling etc. They also have a boutique where you can earn points and redeem them for things such as car seats, diapers, formula and clothes. You take online classes to earn points. See more information under Articles section of this website.
Department of Health and Human Services
Apply for health coverage, food, child care assistance, child support, Adult and Child Protective Services, and other family support services offered through the State of Montana.
Visit https://www.hhs.gov/ for more information.
Child care assistance, child support
Visit https://dphhs.mt.gov/familysupports for more information.
Northeast Montana WIC Program
Montana’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) offers nutrition and health education, breastfeeding support, healthy food, and referrals to families with children under age 5 and pregnant or post-partum women. Participants must meet income guidelines.
Social Security Issues
Address: 102 E 3rd Ave, PO Box 985, Scobey MT, 59263 - Located at the Community Resource Center
Point of contact: Teresa Carmon
Regional SOAR (SSI/SSDI, Outreach, Access and Recovery) Counselor Teresa Carmon can assist you with all things Social Security.
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Access to Technology
Address: 100 W Laurel Ave, Plentywood MT, 59254
Having little or no access to technology and internet can be a barrier to getting help or continuing progress. The Sheridan County Behavioral Health Coalition and the Sheridan County Library have solutions. Mobile hotspots, tablets, laptops and resource rooms are available when needed. Check with your behavioral health care provider, the library, or SCBHC for more details.
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Volunteers in Action MT/RSVP
At Volunteers in Action MT/RSVP we bring together communities, generations, perspectives, and personalities to not just extend lives but to enrich them. We partner with area nonprofit organizations to identify community needs and engage volunteers to help them in their efforts to address those needs. In the northeast region of Montana we have volunteers helping organizations address issues such as nutrition & food security, mental health & companionship, health response & education, veteran support & services, and many more. Volunteers bring unique skill sets and experiences to our communities. Volunteers in Action MT/RSVP works to find volunteers the right service opportunity that they are passionate about and increase an organization's capacity to serve the community.
Find out more: volunteersinactionmt.com
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Give one of our Volunteer Coordinators a call:
Scobey Office 406-478-0025
Sidney Office 406-433-2207
Cover Montana Help Line
Whether you need phone, virtual, or in-person help, we’ve got you covered!
Connecting Montanans to Health Insurance Coverage. Not sure if you qualify? We can help! There is free, local help available across Montana. You can call the Cover Montana Help Line to get questions answered and to get help enrolling over the phone:
Or click any the links at https://covermt.org/