Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

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Programs that provide information and guidance and/or representation in court proceedings for individuals who have been abused in an intimate relationship and/or for people who are facing a summary conviction offence or criminal charge for perpetrating abuse. Included are domestic violence law clinics and other legal assistance programs that represent victims of domestic abuse at restraining order hearings or in other civil or criminal actions involving charges against an abuser. AIRS FT-3000.1750

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Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
118 W Centennial
Boulder, MT 59632
Phone: 406-225-4010
Address:
118 W Centennial
Boulder, MT 59632
Phone: 406-225-4010
Eligibility:

Jefferson County

Services Provided:

Can also call 406-225-4075 for the Sheriff's office (available 24 hours) and ask for Heather, Victim/Witness Advocate

Assist with obtaining an Order of Protection for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, incest and stalking. Walk with you through the legal proceedings. Assist in Finding Services to help you stand on your own. 24/7 confidential assistance, and assist with requesting crime victim compensation.

Provider Profiles:

Heather Rykal, Victim/Witness Advocate

Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/14/2022
P.O. Box 1401
Kalispell, MT 59903
Phone: 406-752-4735 Crisis Line: 406-752-7273
Address:
P.O. Box 1401
Kalispell, MT 59903
Phone: 406-752-4735
Crisis Line: 406-752-7273
Fax: 406-755-8396
Eligibility:

Victims of domestic and sexual violence in the Flathead Valley.

Services Provided:

The Abbie Shelter is the primary service provider for victims of domestic and sexual violence in the Flathead Valley. The organization’s mission is to promote safety, independence, & empowerment to victims & survivors of domestic & sexual violence. Programs and services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, serving as a gateway to other services; emergency shelter (The Abbie); legal advocacy; mental health services; and community education.

Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/14/2022
317 Woody Street
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: 406-258-3830
Organization Name: Missoula City-County
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Address:
317 Woody Street
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: 406-258-3830
Toll Free Phone: 866-921-6995
Fax: 406-258-3295
Email: cva@missoulacounty.us
Eligibility:

Missoula County

Services Provided:

The CVA program provides free and confidential assistance to victims of relationship violence, sexual assault, stalking, and property crime by offering advocacy and resource information in civil and criminal matters. CVAs listen and advocate on behalf of the victim, offer confidential services, provide crisis counseling, emotional support and guidance, explain how the court process works, find out what is happening in victim's court case, assist with application for an Order of Protection if a victim of physical or sexual assault and/or stalking, help prepare for an Order of Protection hearing, talk to victims about the Crime Victim Compensation Fund, inform victim about community services, provide a safe place to discuss court matters, and help victim request restitution for losses, damages and medical costs.

Provider Profiles:

Mailing Address:
200 W Broadway
Missoula, MT 59802

Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/14/2022
Statewide Provider
University of Montana
634 Eddy Avenue
Missoula, MT 59812
Phone: 406-243-4429
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: University of Montana
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Address:
University of Montana
634 Eddy Avenue
Missoula, MT 59812
Phone: 406-243-4429
Eligibility:

University of Montana students, faculty, and staff

Services Provided:

24 hour Support Line: 406-243-6559

SARC helps people who have experienced sexual assault, relationship violence, bullying, intimidation, or discrimination. Their services are comprehensive and they actively listen, believe in, assist and support their clients. Based upon your decisions and choices, they also provide referrals, connections and advocacy within the justice, medical, and social service systems. Their work is personal for you and your circumstances. All services are confidential and free.

Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/14/2022
236 E Reeder St
P.O. Box 888
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406-683-6106 Crisis Line: 800-253-9811
Address:
236 E Reeder St
P.O. Box 888
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406-683-6106
Crisis Line: 800-253-9811
Eligibility: Serving Beaverhead and Madison counties
Services Provided:

Services include:

  • Crisis Intervention
    • 24-hour hotline
    • Emergency Safe Housing
    • Victim Advocacy
  • Supportive Services and Advocacy
    • Victim Advocacy
    • Legal Advocacy
    • Safe Housing
    • Professional Counseling
    • Assistance with applying for services including SNAP and TANF
  • Prevention and Education:
    • Relationship and other education and support groups
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 6/15/2020
303 Main Street, Lower Level
PO Box 1136
Thompson Falls, MT 59873
Phone: 406-827-3218 Crisis Line: 800-265-0415
Address:
303 Main Street, Lower Level
PO Box 1136
Thompson Falls, MT 59873
Phone: 406-827-3218
Crisis Line: 800-265-0415
Toll Free Phone: 800-265-0415
Services Provided:

Services include:

  • 24 Hour Crisis Help line
  • Peer Crisis Counseling
  • Criminal Justice Support/Advocacy
  • Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Emergency Legal Advocacy
  • Information and Referral
  • Personal Advocacy
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Transitional Housing
  • Crime Victim Compensation Application Assistance
  • Women's Support Group
  • Art Expression for Adults/Children
  • Community Outreach & Education
  • Supervised Visitation & Safe Exchange Center Services
  • Transportation
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 6/15/2020
ASPEN View on Map
411 E Callender Street
P.O. Box 653
Livingston, MT 59047
Phone: 406-222-5902 Crisis Line: 406-222-8154
Address:
411 E Callender Street
P.O. Box 653
Livingston, MT 59047
Phone: 406-222-5902
Crisis Line: 406-222-8154
Fax: 4063332285
Email: info@aspenmt.org
Eligibility: Serves Meagher, Park, and Sweet Grass Counties
Services Provided:

ASPEN provides free, confidential direct services such as a 24-hour support line, emergency shelter, crisis counseling, support groups, legal advocacy, information & referrals, safety planning, emergency 911 phones, assistance with orders of protection, forensic medical exam support, community outreach, and educational programs.

Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 6/11/2020
HAVEN View on Map
P.O. BOX 752
Bozeman, MT 59771
Phone: 406-586-7689 Crisis Line: 406-586-4111
Address:
P.O. BOX 752
Bozeman, MT 59771
Phone: 406-586-7689
Crisis Line: 406-586-4111
Fax: 406-586-0263
Eligibility: Officially services residents of Gallatin County, but extends services to anyone in a situation of domestic violence. Services are available to people of any age, gender, orientation, race, ethnicity, income level, ability, religion, and relationship status.
Services Provided:

Services include survivor advocacy, legal advocacy, individual counseling, emergency shelter, a 24-hour support line, three support groups, and community education. These services are all vital to both intervention and prevention of domestic violence in the Gallatin Valley. 

Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 6/11/2020
Libby, MT 59923
Phone: 406-293-3223 Crisis Line: 406-293-3223
Address:
Libby, MT 59923
Phone: 406-293-3223
Crisis Line: 406-293-3223
Toll Free Phone: 877-493-7139
Email: BGuthneck@yahoo.com
Eligibility: Serving Troy, Libby and Eureka
Services Provided:

Lincoln County Crisis Solutions, Domestic and Sexual Violence Services offers compassionate and comprehensive state-accredited programs for women, men, teens and children who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence and stalking.

Services include:

  • Emergency Housing, Food, Clothing.
  • Assistance Completing Orders of Protection.
  • Weekly Support Groups.
  • Volunteer Opportunities.
  • 24 Hour, 7 Day a Week Crisis Line.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 2/8/2021
Nationwide Provider
1801 Nicollet Avenue South, Suite 102
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-824-8768
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Battered Womens Justice Project (BWJP)
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Address:
1801 Nicollet Avenue South, Suite 102
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-824-8768
Email: technicalassistance@bwjp.org
Services Provided:

Legal Advocacy for victims from around the country. Advocates who answer these calls are familiar with a wide range of domestic-violence related issues, including criminal prosecution and custody-related matters.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/20/2022
WomensLaw.org View on Map
Nationwide Provider
11 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Nationwide Provider
Address:
11 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Services Provided:

Provides information for victims of domestic violence by state.

Email Hotline provides basic legal information, referrals, and emotional support related to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/2/2022
Nationwide Provider
P.O. Box 101207
Arlington, VA 22210
Phone: 202-467-8700
Nationwide Provider
Address:
P.O. Box 101207
Arlington, VA 22210
Phone: 202-467-8700
Fax: 202-467-8701
Email: info@victimsofcrime.org
Eligibility:

Contact for specific information.

Services Provided:

The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Since 1985, has worked with more than 10,000 grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies serving millions of crime victims.

The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. Dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.

Victim Services
While every crime experience is unique, it is important that crime victims know they are not alone. Every month, tens of thousands of people call our toll-free helpline, visit this website, or email us looking for resources that can help them. The National Center maintains a comprehensive collection of on-line resources in addition to our extensive database of service providers for referrals.

How National Center for Victims of Crime Helps Victims of Crime
Through collaboration with local, state, and federal partners:

  • Provides direct services and resources;
  • Advocates for passage of laws and public policies that create resources and secure rights and protections for crime victims;
  • Delivers training and technical assistance to victim service organizations, counselors, attorneys, criminal justice agencies, and allied professionals; and
  • Fosters cutting edge thinking about the impact of crime and the ways in which each of us can help victims regain control of their lives.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/20/2022