Educational Advocacy

Description: 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)

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MT

Statewide

Address: 1281 Burns Way
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-5700
Email: info@clearchoiceclinic.com
Languages Spoken: English
Eligibility: All are eligible
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
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Last Updated: 2/6/2018
1022 Chestnut St
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-2344
Address: 1022 Chestnut St
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-2344
Toll Free Phone: 800-245-4743
Fax: 406-449-2418
Email: advocate@disabilityrightsmt.org
Languages Spoken: English, Sign Language Interpreter available
Eligibility: All children and adults with a disability are eligible for services.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Disability Rights Montana envisions a society where people with disabilities have equality of opportunity and are able to participate fully in community life by exercising choice and self-determination. 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.
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Last Updated: 2/13/2018
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.
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Last Updated: 3/9/2018
MT
Phone: 406-442-2576
Address: 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
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Last Updated: 2/1/2015

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
Languages Spoken: English,  Vietnamese
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
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Last Updated: 3/9/2018

Great Falls, MT

P.O. BOX 775
Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone: 406-952-0717
Address: 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
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Last Updated: 9/13/2018

Kalispell, MT

1203 Highway 2 W, Ste. 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-0048
Address: 1203 Highway 2 W, Ste. 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-0048
Toll Free Phone: 800-995-0029
Languages Spoken: English, Russian, and Sign Language interpreters available
Eligibility: Individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities are eligible for Summit services.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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
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Last Updated: 2/13/2018

Nationwide

P.O. Box 37188
Albuquerque, NM 87176
Phone: 505-872-4774
Organization Name: P.O. Bo
Address: P.O. Box 37188
Albuquerque, NM 87176
Phone: 505-872-4774
Toll Free Phone: 888-835-5669
Fax: 505-872-4780
Services Provided: Family Voices is a national, nonprofit, family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs. Working with family leaders and professional partners at the local, state, regional, and national levels since 1992, Family Voices has brought a respected family perspective to improving health care programs and policies and ensuring that health care systems include, listen to, and honor the voices of families.
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Last Updated: 2/6/2018