Community Advocacy Organizations

Organizations whose members have joined together on a voluntary basis to promote a particular cause or work for the realization of a specific social or political goal. (AIRS TD-1600 Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups)

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MT

Statewide

Address:
Helena, MT
Phone: 406-443-2448
Fax: 406-443-2448
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019
1022 Chestnut Street
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-2344
Address:
1022 Chestnut Street
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-2344
TDD: 406-449-2344
Toll Free Phone: 800-245-4743
Fax: 406-449-2418
Services Provided: The Mission of Disability Rights Montana is to protect and advocate for the human, legal, and civil rights of Montanans with disabilities while advancing dignity, equality, and self-determination. We provide assistance with your right to accessible programs and services, and the right to freedom from discrimination. This includes exercising the right to vote and other civil rights, as well as obtaining and maintaining services for which one is legally qualified, such as Assistive Technology, Medicaid, SSI/SSDI, transportation, and public access. We provide assistance with your right to employment and education without discrimination.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 3/9/2018

Anaconda, MT

118 E. 7th St., Ste. 1B
Anaconda, MT 59711
Phone: 406-563-7972
Address:
118 E. 7th St., Ste. 1B
Anaconda, MT 59711
Phone: 406-563-7972
Fax: 406-563-7996
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/15/2014

Billings, MT

2345 King Ave. West; Suite B
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-255-0540
Address:
2345 King Ave. West; Suite B
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-255-0540
Toll Free Phone: 800-222-7585
Fax: 406-255-0523
Email: info@pluk.org
Eligibility: All are eligible to use services
Services Provided:

Services provided: PLUK provides information, training, and support to the 30,000 families of children with special needs statewide. Anyone may call to receive assistance. There is no eligibility requirement and no cost. PLUK empowers families to make informed decisions and advocate for themselves within the education, medical, mental health, developmental disability, juvenile justice, and all other child & family serving systems. Trained family advocates located throughout the state have been providing family to family support since 1984.

Provider Profiles:

PLUK
516 N 32nd St
Billings MT 59101

Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019
1201 Grand Ave., Ste. 5
P.O. Box 688
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-259-1233
Address:
1201 Grand Ave., Ste. 5
P.O. Box 688
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-259-1233
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/15/2014

Bozeman, MT

615 S. 16th St., Rm. 313
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: 406-582-2051
Address:
615 S. 16th St., Rm. 313
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: 406-582-2051
Fax: 406-582-2077
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/15/2014

Dillon, MT

P.O. Box 1464
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406-925-1405
Address:
P.O. Box 1464
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406-925-1405
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 4/1/2019

Great Falls, MT

Courthouse Annex
325 2nd Ave. N.
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-454-6738
Address:
Courthouse Annex
325 2nd Ave. N.
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-454-6738
Fax: 406-454-6736
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 9/13/2018

Hamilton, MT

127 W. Main St., Ste. D
Hamilton, MT 59840
Phone: 406-961-4535
Address:
127 W. Main St., Ste. D
Hamilton, MT 59840
Phone: 406-961-4535
Fax: 406-363-7478
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/15/2014

Havre, MT

2229 5th Ave.
Havre, MT 59501
Phone: 406-265-6743 x1135
Address:
2229 5th Ave.
Havre, MT 59501
Phone: 406-265-6743 x1135
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 6/15/2020

Helena, MT

75 E. Lyndale Ave. (Lower Level)
P.O. Box 4865
Helena, MT 59604
Phone: 406-457-0797
Address:
75 E. Lyndale Ave. (Lower Level)
P.O. Box 4865
Helena, MT 59604
Phone: 406-457-0797
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/15/2014

Kallispell, MT

1203 U.S. Highway 2 W., Ste. 39
Kallispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-755-7208
Address:
1203 U.S. Highway 2 W., Ste. 39
Kallispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-755-7208
Fax: 406-755-7270
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/15/2014

Livingston, MT

1313 W. Park St., Ste. 21
P.O. Box 1827
Livingston, MT 59047
Phone: 406-222-4904
Address:
1313 W. Park St., Ste. 21
P.O. Box 1827
Livingston, MT 59047
Phone: 406-222-4904
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/15/2014

Malta, MT

P.O. Box 505
Malta, MT 59538
Phone: 406-390-3552
Address:
P.O. Box 505
Malta, MT 59538
Phone: 406-390-3552
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019

Miles City, MT

P.O. Box 1234
Miles City, MT 59301
Phone: 406-234-2354
Address:
P.O. Box 1234
Miles City, MT 59301
Phone: 406-234-2354
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019

Missoula, MT

P.O. Box 7433
Missoula, MT 59807
Phone: 406-542-1208
Address:
P.O. Box 7433
Missoula, MT 59807
Phone: 406-542-1208
Services Provided: CASA of Montana, together with local programs, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.

Our 15 local non-profit groups work together for the welfare of Montana’s children, providing them with a voice, a hope, and a future. These programs provide trained volunteers as advocates to children in some 60 percent of the abuse/neglect cases throughout the state. These local programs service 40 counties and provide more than 500 trained volunteers. In 2009 these volunteers served over 30,000 hours on behalf of more than 1,000 children.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/15/2014
103 Hickory Street
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-523-3663
Address:
103 Hickory Street
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-523-3663
Services Provided: food, nutrition. Community City Harvest builds community by growing produce with and for
people with low-incomes, offering education in agriculture, and supporting the
personal restoration of youth and adults.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 9/13/2018

Polson, MT

701 1st Street E
Polson, MT 59860
Phone: 406-883-0158
Address:
701 1st Street E
Polson, MT 59860
Phone: 406-883-0158
Email: casa20jd@gmail.com
Wheelchair Access: No
Languages Spoken: English
Services Provided: CASA of Lake & Sanders Counties trains and supports citizen-volunteers to advocate for children who have been removed from their parents due to abuse or neglect.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 11/18/2016

Nationwide

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Address:
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Eligibility: Anyone needing information on sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Herpes, HPV, etc.
Services Provided:

ASHA's work is focused around three important objectives:
Educate: Be the source of scientifically-based and accessible information
Build Alliances: Collaborate with other organizations to expand the understanding and acceptance of the sexual health model
Advocate: Advance supportive changes in sexual health policy

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/13/2020
101 Callan Avenue, Suite 400
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-272-9536
Address:
101 Callan Avenue, Suite 400
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-272-9536
Fax: 510-272-0817
Services Provided: The Association of Asian/Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) is a national association representing community health organizations dedicated to promoting advocacy, collaboration and leadership that improves the health status and access of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders within the United States, its territories and freely associated states, primarily through our member community health centers. Provides a directory of member community health centers serving the Asian American, Native Haaiian and Pacific Islander communities.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/10/2020
4182 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
Phone: 833-281-7165
Address:
4182 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
Phone: 833-281-7165
Toll Free Phone: 833-281-7165
Email: info@autism.org
Services Provided:

The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is the hub of a worldwide network of parents and professionals concerned with autism. ARI was founded in 1967 to conduct and foster scientific research designed to improve the methods of diagnosing, treating, and preventing autism. ARI also disseminates research findings to parents and others worldwide seeking help. The ARI data bank, the world's largest, contains over 40,000 detailed case histories of autistic children from over 60 countries.

Services:

  • Online educational events for parents and caretakers
  • Continuing medical education credit for physicians, teachers, dietitians, and occupational therapists
  • ATEC treatment assessment tool for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Resource Line
  • Research updates and newsletters
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Organization Name: National Center on Caregiving
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Address:
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Toll Free Phone: 800-445-8106
Services Provided: Caregiver services, policy and research. Search for state-based resources using the Family Care Navigator.
Provider Profiles: Internet Information Resource
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/6/2019
4805 Mount Hope Dr
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297
Phone: 410-580-5777
Address:
4805 Mount Hope Dr
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297
Phone: 410-580-5777
Toll Free Phone: 877-622-2798
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

The NAACP is the oldest and largest civil rights group in the U.S. Its principal objective is to ensure political, educational, social, and economic equality among minority citizens.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1400
610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025
New York, NY 10115
Phone: 646-284-9600
Organization Name: Bank Street Graduate School of Education
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Address:
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1400
610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025
New York, NY 10115
Phone: 646-284-9600
Fax: 646-284-9623
Email: info@nccp.org
Eligibility: None.
Services Provided:

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation's leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America's low-income families and children. NCCP has a list online of publications on the following topics:

  • Child Poverty
  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Early Care and Learning
  • Healthy Development
  • Immigrant Families
  • Infants and Toddlers
  • Integrated Systems
  • Low-Wage Work
  • Social Security
  • Welfare
  • Work Supports
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/18/2020
870 Market Street, Suite 370
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Address:
870 Market Street, Suite 370
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Fax: 415-392-8442
Email: info@nclrights.org
Eligibility: LGBT Community that is being discriminated against.
Services Provided:

Litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT issues.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/13/2020
4301 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 800-651-9131
Address:
4301 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 800-651-9131
Email: info@fabrydisease.org
Services Provided:

Information about Fabry disease, research and clinical trials information, funding programs, and more. Programs, include:

  • Annual conference
  • Family camp
  • Personal support
  • Research and educational information
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/13/2020
120 Wall St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Address:
120 Wall St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Fax: 212-344-5332
Email: info@nulexplore.org
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: A civil rights organization focusing on youth development and urban youth job training, educational development, health, law. and consumer education. Specifically, these activities include advocacy, research, nutrition services, health screening, housing assistance, and SSI outreach.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/19/2019
Address:
120-34 Queens Blvd #320
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Phone: 718-803-3782
Toll Free Phone: 800-962-9629
Fax: 718-803-0414
Email: askus@unitedspinal.org
Eligibility: Membership is free and open to all individuals who are living with a spinal cord injury or disease, their family members, friends, and healthcare providers.
Services Provided:

United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers and professionals. Offers options to request assistance, connect with a mentor, connect with a chapter, advocacy, and product and service information.

Spinal Cord Resource Center: Submit questions on any aspect of Spinal Cord Injury/Disease or get information and resources that may help you resolve a situation including local support.

Disability Products & Services Guide: Search the United Spinal Association Disability Products & Services Directory to discover providers and organizations that specialize in optimizing the health, independence and quality of life of people with a spinal cord injury or disease.

  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups
  • Information and Referral
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Self Advocacy Support
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 10/13/2020
701 North Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-836-7112
Address:
701 North Fairfax St
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-836-7112
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided:

The mission of United Way is to improve people's lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.

United Ways across the country activate community resources to make the greatest possible human impact. The United Way system includes approximately 1,400 community-based United Way organizations. Each is independent, separately incorporated and governed by local volunteers.

As community leaders, United Ways address the most critical local issues and mobilize resources beyond the dollars that are pledged through their fund-raising efforts. Community partners often include schools, government policy makers, businesses, organized labor, financial institutions, voluntary and neighborhood associations, community development corporations and the faith community.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/18/2020