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Organizations that promote a particular practice like bilingual education, support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that will result in specific types of educational reform or other improvements in the educational system, or support specific changes in local educational institutions that will improve the delivery of services to local students. (AIRS TD-1600.1770 Education Advocacy Groups)

P.O. BOX 775
Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone: 406-952-0717
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P.O. BOX 775
Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone: 406-952-0717
Services Provided: Our mission is to prevent child abuse, family violence, and provide education and intervention to all groups of people. By educating and supporting those at risk for, experiencing, or surviving abuse. We will work to educate our community, provide resources, and take action to expand the fight for our cause. Through these efforts abuse will be prevented and families affected by child abuse or domestic violence will find a judgment-free place to get help
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 9/13/2018
Helena, MT
Phone: 406-442-2576
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Helena, MT
Phone: 406-442-2576
Toll Free Phone: 406-443-3796
Services Provided: MYLF will develop opportunities for youth to participate in activities at the state and local level. These opportunities are to develop academic, career and independent living goals. They provide linkages and some financial support for participation in state and local activities for youth with disabilities.
Provider Profiles: Montana Youth Leadership Forum
1617 Euclid Suite 1
Helena, MT 59601
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019
2345 King Ave. West; Suite B
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-255-0540
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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
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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.

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PLUK
516 N 32nd St
Billings MT 59101

Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019
1022 Chestnut Street
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-2344
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1022 Chestnut Street
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-2344
TDD: 406-449-2344
Toll Free Phone: 800-245-4743
Fax: 406-449-2418
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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: 12/18/2020
1281 Burns Way
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-5700
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1281 Burns Way
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-5700
Email: info@clearchoiceclinic.com
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Eligibility: All are eligible
Services Provided: Clear Choice Clinic is an accredited medical clinic offering pregnancy testing and limited obstetrical ultrasounds FREE of charge to women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. The staff is committed to providing evidence based education and empowering knowledge to women and men facing this difficult situation. Clear Choice also provides free and low cost STD testing and treatment to both men and women free of charge. Our goal is to provide sexual health care services to the people of Flathead Valley in a safe and unbiased environment. Clear Choice Clinic does not perform or refer for abortions.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/6/2018
1203 Highway 2 W, Ste. 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-0048
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1203 Highway 2 W, Ste. 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-0048
Toll Free Phone: 800-995-0029
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: English, Russian, and Sign Language interpreters available
Eligibility: Individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities are eligible for Summit services.
Services Provided: Summit Independent Living Center, Inc. is a private, non-residential non-profit organization that offers a wide range of services designed to give people with disabilities the tools and resources that are needed to improve independence, self-confidence, knowledge, skills, and access to community resources. Five core service areas include:
Information and Referrals
Advocacy
Peer Advocacy
Skills Training
Transition Services
Skills Training
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/13/2018
107 Commerce Centre Drive, Suite 204
Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone: 704-947-7779
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107 Commerce Centre Drive, Suite 204
Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone: 704-947-7779
Fax: 704-948-7779
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Committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in post-secondary education. Website resources include civil rights, legal resources, DSS professionals.

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Affiliate programs Utah AHEAD, New Mexico AHEAD

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 12/11/2020
P.O. Box 6767
Towson, MD 21285
Phone: 844-426-7224
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P.O. Box 6767
Towson, MD 21285
Phone: 844-426-7224
Fax: 410-372-0209
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The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA) is an independent, nonprofit, §501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates, parents and related professionals. COPAA focuses on the rights of children who receive special education services and supports, and who are eligible to be served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and other statutes. This includes working to ensure that children with disabilities receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). COPAA endeavors to improve the quality and quantity of legal assistance for parents of children with disabilities. COPAA does not represent individual parents but provides a network to assist, train, and inform advocates, attorneys, parents, and related professionals.

Member Search: Parents who are looking to find a special education attorney, a special education advocate, or a related professional may look up referrals in the COPAA Member Directory. This directory is to serve as a resource for members and the public to find attorneys, advocates and other professional who belong to COPAA and advocate on behalf of children with disabilities.

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Last Updated: 10/30/2020
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
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400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Toll Free Phone: 800-872-5327
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Department of Education is committed to:

  • Developing policies for federal educational financial aid, as well as disbursing and monitoring such monies.
  • Data about America's schools is being collected, and research is being disseminated.
  • Bringing critical educational concerns to the attention of the entire country.
  • Discrimination is prohibited, and all students have equal access to education.
  • Provides information and information for those wanting more information Student Loans, Grants, Laws & Guidance, and Data.
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*Note, contact info page lists multiple contact emails for different inquiries, please read thoroughly.

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Last Updated: 8/18/2021
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-7100
Phone: 202-245-8000
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Organization Name: U.S. Department of Education
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Address:
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-7100
Phone: 202-245-8000
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Email: idea@ed.gov
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Provides an informational website that is ran by the US Department of Education and discusses more in-depth about IDEA, which is a law that ensures all children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet their unique needs and prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/18/2021