Community Resources

 LOCAL LEGAL SERVICES

MONTANA LEGAL SERVICES 
1-800-666-6899
mtlsa.org
The Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) is a law firm that empowers low-income people by providing legal information, advice, and other services free of charge.
 

MONTANALAWHELP.ORG
montanalawhelp.org
Helping low-income individuals solve legal problems.
 
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY SELF HELP LAW CENTER
216 N. 29th Street
869-3532
                                                           
The Court Help Program is an initiative of the Montana Supreme Court designed to assist people with civil (non-criminal) legal problems.  The goal of the program is to provide the information you need to understand your legal rights and responsibilities and to help you resolve legal problems on your own.
   
HOTLINES

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)                  
thehotline.org 
Free and confidential. 24 hours a day service. Services provided in over 200 languages. 

NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE - RAINN
1-800-656-4673                                                           
rainn.org
Free and confidential.  24 hours a day service. The website offers support via confidential online chat.

STRONG HEARTS NATIVE HELPLINE
1-844-762-8483                                                           
stronghearshelpline.org
Free and confidential. Monday thru Friday 9am-5:30PM (CST). Culturally appropriate services for Native Americans.

ANTI-VIOLENCE PROJECT HOTLINE for LGBTQ and HIV
1-212-714-1141                                                           
avp.org      
Free and confidential. Bilingual (English/Spanish).

LOVE IS RESPECT
1-866-331-9474 or 1-866-331-8453 (TTY)                            
loveisrespect.org
Free and confidential. Dating relationship abuse. Phone, live chat and texting services. Text: loveis to 22522*

NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE
1-888-373-7888 or 711 (TTY)                                                
humantraffickinghotline.org
 
Free and confidential. This is not a law enforcement, immigration or an investigative agency.

STALKING RESOURCE CENTER 
1-855-4-VICTIM (848246)                                            
victimsofcrime.org 

LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES

ANGELA’S PIAZZA
255-0611                                                                      
angelaspiazza.org
420 Grand Avenue
Drop-in center for women, provides domestic violence & sexual assault support groups/education, and parenting programs. 

COMMUNITY CRISIS CENTER
259-8800                                                                      
crisiscenterbillings.org
704 N. 30th Street
Crisis response center for mental health and chemical dependency issues. 

DISTRICT 7 HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
247-4732                                                                     
familypromiseyv.org
7 North 31st Street
Offers a variety of housing programs, transportation assistance, energy assistance, and child care resources.  

FAMILY PROMISE OF YELLOWSTONE VALLEY
294-7432                                                                      
billingsihn.org                   
10 South 26th Street
A community of 26 Billings faith-based congregations and over 1400 volunteers that put their faith into action to provide meals, shelter, and a safe, non-judgmental environment for families experiencing homelessness.  

FAMILY SERVICE, INC.
259-2269                                                                      
billingsfamilyservice.org
1824 First Ave North
Food, clothing, rental and utility assistance, prescriptions, gasoline/emergency travel, and household items. 
 

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF BILLINGS
245-6391                                                                      
billingsha.org
2415 First Avenue North
Housing assistance.

THE HUB
248-4803                                                                           
mhcbillings.org/the-hub-drop-in-center
515 N. 27th Street
Drop-in center for homeless and/or mentally ill. 

MONTANA RESCUE MISSION
259-3800                                                                            
montanarescuemission.org 
2822 Minnesota Avenue
Provides emergency care including food and shelter.                                

THE PHOENIX CENTER
657-2153                                                           
msubillings.edu/studenthealth/phoenixcenter/assault.htm
Second Floor of Petro Hall of Montana State University- Billings
1500 University Drive 
Confidential place on the campus of MSU-Billings for survivors of sexual violence that offers support, advocacy, and resources for college students.  

RIVERSTONE HEALTH 
247-3350                                                                            
riverstonehealth.org
123 South 27th Street
Medical practice with a sliding fee scale.  

SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL
252-1855                                                                            
svdpmt.com
2610 Montana Avenue
Provides a variety of programs for children and families such as clothing and household items.  

THE SALVATION ARMY
245-4659                                                                           
billings.salvationarmy.org    
2100 Sixth Avenue North
Provides a variety of programs for children and families such as clothing and household items.

SOCIAL SECURITY SERVICES
Social Security Services
As a non-partisan, non-profit group, we hope our new Social Security directory will help ALL people in Billings access these services without frustration. We want these citizens to know where to go when it comes getting information about:

  • Retirement Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Social Security Cards
  • Other Federal Government Services
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
237-0520
dphhs.mt.gov/assistance
111 North 31st Street
Offers a variety of programs such as energy assistance, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  

YWCA
24 Hour Hotline 245-4472
ywcabillings.org
252-6303 or TEXT 702-0029
909 Wyoming Avenue
Gateway Program: Offers free services to victims of domestic and sexual violence including shelter, counseling, and legal assistance.
Employment & Training Center: Offers job search, resume, and application assistance.  

WOMEN'S & FAMILY SHELTER
259-3105                                                                          
montanarescuemission.org
2520 1st. Avenue North
Provides emergency care including food and shelter for women and children.