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 Please contact us if you find any information missing or outdated.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.
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.
Phone Number: 1-877-456-1233
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.
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.
Phone: (406) 443-0620
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.
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