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The National Directory of
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for Children’s Behavioral Health

Family Support Network

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 21366
Billings, MT 59104

Phone: (406) 256-7783

Contact Person: Barbara Sample

Email:

Web Site: http://www.mtfamilysupport.org

Mission:
To assist families of children with mental illness and parents of children at risk of abuse and neglect to maintain their children safely at home if at all possible.

Description:
Our office's concentration is in Eastern Montana, but we collaborate with and support regional organizations

Organization role:
• Provide family to family or youth to youth support on an individual family or youth level (e.g., peer-to-peer, family support partners, parent navigators)
• Provide contracted direct services (e.g., respite, care management)
• Provide education to families or youth on issues of interest
• Provide training and mentoring of family members or youth (e.g., to assume leadership roles, act as provider)
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Provide technical assistance (e.g., to other family or youth organizations, child serving agencies)
• Recruit family members or youth for positions within child serving agencies
• Organize conferences
• Participate in child serving system/system of care policy-making and leadership groups
• Participate in child serving system/system of care management meetings
• Provide quality monitoring and evaluation
• Provide advocacy

Organization type:
• A statewide family-run organization
• A local family-run chapter of a national or statewide organization

Region(s) served:
• Statewide

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