Low Income Resources In Montana

Low-Income Resources in Montana


Use the following resources to determine if you qualify to receive financial assistance from a variety of programs that operate throughout the state of Montana. Please contact us if you find any information missing or outdated.

Women, Infants, and Children

WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children that helps families by providing financial assistance to purchase healthy supplemental foods from WIC authorized vendors.

WIC also provides nutrition education, breastfeeding information and support as well as assisting in finding healthcare and other community services.

Montana WIC Online

Phone Number: (800) 433-4298 or (406) 444-5533

Montana Supplemental Nutrition SNAP

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services distributes Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly referred to as "Food Stamps" benefits and cash assistance from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program using an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) system.

The Montana EBT Card is similar to a debit card. Cardholders can use it to authorize the transfer of money from a government account to a retailer account to pay for products. Stores that accept the Montana EBT Card display a program logo.

Montana SNAP Online

Phone Number: 1-877-456-1233

Montana Housing

The Montana Housing’s purpose is to create affordable housing opportunities for Montanans whose needs are not met by the market. We accomplish this by partnering with local housing organizations across the state to leverage the federal funding that is made available to Montana.

Montana Housing Online

Phone: 406-841-2840

The Head Start Program

Head Start is a comprehensive "whole child", family-focused preschool program designed to help low-income and at-risk 3 and 4-year-old children and their families succeed in school and life.

Montana Head Start Association Online

Phone: (406) 443-0620

Email: mjs82072@gmail.com

Montana Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) assists eligible Montana residents and families with their heating and cooling costs. LIEAP is federally funded through the Department of Health and Human Services. The Federal government establishes funding levels annually.

Montana LEAP Online

Phone: 1-833-317-1080

Additional Community Action Programs In Montana

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services - list of resources: click here

Community Action Partnership of NW MT - list of resources: click here