Anti-hunger efforts assisting low income families and individuals gain access to healthy food to enhance diets. Projects emphasize holistic, wrap-around services moving low income individuals on a path toward financial independence.
Projects that are designed to build capacity in order to maintain enrollment and support success in school. Projects may include teaching, tutoring, mentoring students, providing supportive services to teachers and school leaders, and expanding after school and learning programs.
Projects designed to increase access to preventative and / or health services for low income individuals and underserved populations to address significant healthcare problems including crisis intervention, mental illness, obesity and health care for homeless individuals.
Projects that are designed to further economic opportunity for low income households to access housing and to build assets. Projects may include creating access to emergency housing, transitional services, affordable housing, financial / budget education, income tax assistance, etc.
The Billings Metro VISTA Project supports several statewide economic development and housing initiatives in conjunction with the Montana Department of Commerce, the City of Great Falls, and the City of Missoula. These projects include community planning, housing, and equal opportunity.