LAKE COUNTY RESOURCES

Western MT Area VI Agency on Aging, Inc.

Tammy Walston, Director

110 Main St. Suite #5, Polson, MT 59860                                                                                                             800-266-4188 or 406-883-7284 Fax: 406-883-7363

AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER / INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE

Including Medicare assistance and long term care Options Counseling                                                               Samantha Walker, Program Coordinator                                                         883-7284 or 800-551-3191

LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN

Vanessa Fitchett- State Ombudsman                                                                                          741-5400

Shellye Lee- Regional Ombudsman, Polson                                                    883-7284 or 800-551-3191

Shellye Lee-Lake County Ombudsman, Polson                                               883-7284 or 800-551-3191

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS

Cancer Support Group, Linda  Roberts – Facilitator, Polson                                                        883-2337

2nd and 4th Monday at noon at Polson Methodist Church                              883-7284 or 800-266-4188

Caregiver Support Group – facilitator Arlene Kintz

2nd Wednesday every month, 1:30 pm at Presbyterian Church, Polson                                      270-1212

CASE MANAGEMENT—Medicaid Waiver

Spectrum Medical, Inc. 1825 Highway 93 S, Suite F, Kalispell                                                   752-0580

COUNCIL ON AGING

Lake Co. Council on Aging, 528 Main St. SW, Ronan, Dara Rodda– Project Director               676-2367

HOMEMAKER & PERSONAL CARE SERVICES

Cheerful Heart, PO Box 688, Polson (for cancer patients)                               866-538-3070 or 883-3070

Lake Co. Council on Aging, 528 Main St. SW, Ronan, Dara Rodda- Director

(Homemaker, Transportation, Home Chore, Limited Legal Information)                                     676-2367

Home Caregivers, PO Box 747, Polson                                                                                       883-3590

A Plus Health Care, 1310 Main, Kalispell                                                                                    755-4968

Addus, 108 E 4th St., Suite 103, Kalispell                                                                                   257-1101

LAKE CO. SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS

Arlee Sr. Center-34532 Wessinger, Arlee                                                                                   726-3213

Charlo Sr. Center-56686 Hwy 212, Charlo                                                                                  644-2531

Polson Sr. Center-504 3rd Ave E, Polson                                                                                     883-4735

Mission Valley Sr. Center-528 Main St., Ronan                                                                          676-2371

St. Ignatius Sr. Center-212 N. Main St., St. Ignatius                                                                   745-4462

HOME HEALTH

Lake County Home Options, 711 Main St. SW, Ronan                                                               676-7300

Partners in Home Care, Polson                                                                                            888-729-8848

A Plus Health Care, 1310 Main, Kalispell                                                                                    755-4968

Addus, 264 N. Main Suite 203 Kalispell, serving Polson and Libby                                             257-1101

Home Caregivers, 1310 Main St., Polson                                                                                    883-3590

Frontier Home Health and Hospice, Kalispell                                                                              755-4923

Interim Healthcare of Western MT, 113 W Broadway, Missoula                                                       884-2006     Agape Home Care, 40 Appleway Drive, Kalispell                                                                 755-4633

Home Care Services, 1018 Burlington, Suite 104 Missoula                                                        543-1184

LICENSED NURSING HOMES/ASSISTED LIVING 

Polson Health & Rehab., 9 14th Ave, Polson                                                                                  883-4378

St. Luke’s Nursing Home, 107 6th Ave. SW, Ronan                                                                       676-2900

The Retreat, 1303 Rivendell Ct. Polson                                                                                          883-4897

Mountain View Care Center, 829 Main SW, Ronan                                                                        676-5510

Closer to Home, 61262 Watson Road, St Ignatius                                                                          745-0272

The Pines, 405 6th Ave W., Polson,                                                                                                883-1021

The Pines of Mission, 320 Mission Dr., St. Ignatius,                                                                       745-1021

St. Joseph Assisted Living, 11- 17th Ave. E., Polson                                                                      883-1011

MENTAL HEALTH/SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Alcoholic’s Anonymous, #8 3rd Ave W, Polson                                                                               883-6664

Western MT Addiction Services, 802 Main Street, Suite C, Polson,                                               883-7310

Sunburst Mental Health Services, 203 Main St , Polson                                                                 883-4061

Tribal Health & Human Service., 402 Mission Dr, St. Ignatius                                                        745-4363

NUTRITIONAL MEAL LOCATIONS (congregate meals/home delivered meals)

Arlee Sr. Center-34532 Wessinger – Mon, Wed, Fri 12:00, (2nd & 4th Sat 6:00 pm)                      726-3213

Charlo Sr. Center-56686 Hwy 212 – Tues, Thurs 12:00 (1st, 3rd, 5th Wed noon)                          644-2531

Polson Sr. Center-504 3rd Ave E, – Mon thru Fri, 11:45                                                                  883-4735

Mission Valley Sr. Center-528 Main St. SW , Ronan,

Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:00, 2nd Thurs. 5pm                                                                                            676-2371

St. Ignatius Sr. Center-212 N. Main St., – Tues, Fri, 12:00 (1st and 3rd Wed 5:30 pm)                 745-4462

TRIBAL NUTRITIONAL MEAL LOCATIONS

Arlee-Arlee Salish Addition, – Tues & Thurs, 12:00                                                                         726-3221

Elmo-New Community Center, – Mon, Wed & Fri, 12:00                                                                 849-5022

Polson-701 1st St. E, – Wed & Fri, 12:00 883-6877

Ronan-East corner Terrace Lake Rd. & Hwy 93, – Tues & Thurs, 12:00                                         676-5495

St. Ignatius-St. Ignatius Salish Addition, – Mon & Wed, 12:00                                                         745-4240

Hot Springs—Tues. & Thurs.                                                                                      741-3265 or 741-3266

ADULT DAY CARE

St Luke’s Nursing Home, 107 6th Ave W, Ronan (Adult Day Care)                                                676-2900

PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES

Donated Dental Services                                                                                                          800-449-9670

Lake Co. Public Health, 802 Main, Polson, Emily Colomeda- Admin.                                             883-7288

Partnership Health Center, Missoula (also has dental clinic )                                                         258-4789

Tribal Health Dept., Mission Dr, St. Ignatius                                                                                    745-3525

5 Fourth Ave. E, Polson                                                                                                                   883-5541

RESPITE CARE

Lake County Council on Aging, Ronan, (Respite service at your residence)                                         676-2367

Comfort Keepers, Polson                                                                                                           883-4031

Home Caregivers, Polson                                                                                                          883-3590

 SENIOR CITIZEN & COMMUNITY SUBSIDIZED HOUSING

Boettcher Terrace Apartments, Polson (call Ronan Housing Authority)                                          676-5900

Cherry Hill Village, 700 Cherry Hill Court, Polson                                                                            883-3978

Lakeview Village Apartment Community , 50236 Hwy 93, Polson                                                  883-2222

Lake Co. Community Housing (also Maxwell Apt.’s in Ronan and St. Ignatius)                              676-5901

Sunny Slope Vista Apartments, 820 11th Street East, Polson                                                        883-0950

Edgewater Apartments, 312 11th Ave. West, Polson                                                                     261-9679

HOSPICE SERVICES

Frontier Home Health and Hospice, Kalispell                                                                                  755-4923

Lake County Home Options, 711 Main St. SW, Ronan                                                                   676-7300

Partners in Home Care, Grandview Clinic, Polson                                              888-729-8848 or 728-8848

St. Luke Extended Care, Ronan                                                                                                      676-2900

SENIOR FOOD DISTRIBUTION (Food Pantries)

Bread Basket, 10 6th Ave SW, Ronan (Tues & Fri 10-2)                                                                676-4357

Commodity Supplemental Food Program-Lake County Council on Aging                                     676-2367

Polson Loaves & Fish Pantry, 904 1st St E (Tues & Fri 10-2 & Sat 9 – 12)                                    883-6864

Mission Valley Food Pantry, 203 Blaine, St. Ignatius (Tues & F 10-2)                                           745-5484

Tribal Commodities Office, 410 Mountain View Dr, St. Ignatius (M-F 8-3:30)                                745-4115

SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES

AARP                                                                                                                                        800-434-3410

Adult Protective Services, 830 ½ Shoreline Drive, Polson                                                              883-7841

Alcoholics Anonymous, #8 3rd Ave W, Polson                                                                                883-6664

Alzheimer’s (National) Information & Referral                                                                          800-272-3900

Alzheimer’s Support Group-facilitator Arlene                                                                                   270-1212

American Cancer Society                                                                                                         800-422-6237

Brain Injury Alliance of Mt.                                                                                                        800-241-6442

Cheerful Heart Inc., Polson – non-medical volunteer help for cancer patients                               883-3070

Citizen’s Advocate in Helena                                                                                                    800-332-2272

Compulsive Gamblers Hot-Line                                                                                                800-522-4700

Community Action Partnership of NW Mt, (Fuel Assistance) Lynda Craft                  883-3470 or 752-6565

Domestic Abuse National Hotline                                                                                             800-799-7233

DOVES (Domestic Violence Education & Services) (Now SAFE Harbor)                  676-0800 or 883-3350

PO Box 497, Ronan.

Experience Works                                                                                                                           543-2300

Eye/Low vision –glasses recycle—Lions Club of MT                                                               800-601-5004

Polson—Julia Manley                                                                                                                      883-5413

Eye/low vision – Older Blind Program, Missoula                                                                             329-5400

Flathead Reservation Extension Office                                                                                           275-2700

Hearing Center, St Luke’s, Ronan                                                                                                  528-5234

Heart Association (Lake County)-Becky Vergeront, Polson                                                            883-4771

Helping Hands ,  9-2 M-W, 9-1 Fri. Polson                                                                                     883-8256

Lake County Board of Housing, Ronan                                                                                           676-5901

Lake County Clerk of Court (to obtain passports), Polson                                          883-7254 or 883-7256

Lake County Extension Office, 300 3rd Ave, Ronan                                                                       676-4271

Lake County Office of Public Assistance, 49627 Hwy 93, Polson                                                   883-7820

Lake County Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC), Polson, Lyn Hellegaard                         327-8707

Medicare Fraud reporting line, SMP Program                                                      800-551-3191 or 883-7284

Medicare Information-Best time to call 8am thru 10am or after 4pm                                        800-633-4227

Mission Mountain Enterprises-Job Rehabilitation, 330 Main St., Ronan                                         676-2563

Mt Board of Housing, 836 Front St., Helena                                                                                    841-2840

 Mt Consumer Protection Office, 1219 8th Ave, Helena                                                           800-481-6896

Mt Dept. of Commerce, Reverse Annuity Mortgages (RAM)                                                    800-761-6264

Mt Fair Housing, 2522 S. 3rd Street, Missoula                                                                         800-929-2611

Montana Legal Services Association, Missoula                                                   800-666-6899 or 543-8343

Montech (Technology Related Assist. Program for those with disabilities)                                     243-5751

NARCS Anonymous                                                                                                                 800-990-6262

National Health Information                                                                                                      240-453-8280

Social Security-National Toll Free Line…..7am to 7pm                                                            800-772-1213

-For residents north of Polson, Kalispell                                                                                   888-487-0150

-For residents in Polson and south, Missoula                                                                           866-931-9029

Mt State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)                                       800-551-3191 or 883-7284

Mt State Insurance Commission                                                                                               800-332-6148

SAFE Harbor, Ronan                                                                                                  883-3350 or 676-0800

Summit Independent Living Center, Inc. (Assists people w/ disabilities)

700 SW Higgins, Ste 101, Missoula                                                                     728-1630 or 800-398-9002

Susan Morris, 124 Main St. Ronan, MT                                                               215-1604 or 866-230-6936

Tribal Health Addiction & Treatment                                                                                                745-3525

Tribal Nutrition & Commodity Programs, St. Ignatius                                                       275-2700 ext 1063

Tribal Voc. Rehabilitation. Director/Cash Assistance. Case. Mgmt.                                 275-2700 ext 1038

VA – Montana Veterans Affairs – Roxanne or Andrea                                                                    542-2501

Veterans Administration-general information                                                                           800-827-1000

Veterans Administration-Fort Harrison, Helena, MT                                                                        442-6410

VFW of Ronan—Marrion for applications & transportation                                                              676-5652

Working Innovations, 414 D 1st St. E, Polson                                                             883-6717 or 883-6718

TRANSPORTATION

Cheerful Heart (cancer patients)

CSKT Transit, Pablo—(serving all residents of Flathead Reservation)                675-2700 ext 1030 or1360

Lake County Council on Aging (bus or medi-car), Ronan                                                               676-2368

Medi cab Transportation Center (Medicaid approved) between 7 am & 7 pm Mon-Fr            800-292-7114

Polson Sr. Citizen Bus, 9 am-3 pm Mon-Fri                                                                                    883-4735

South Lake Taxi—Dennis Orr                                                                                                         883-9220

VA Transportation (Lake Co)                                                                                                          207-1496

Veterans Transportation Network                                                                                             800-332-6625

LEGAL SERVICES

Lake Co. Council on Aging, Ronan (limited legal information)                                                        676-2367

Mt Legal Services, 304 N. Higgins, Missoula                                                                           800-666-6899

Senior Legal Services (questions)                                                                       800-551-3191 or 883-7284

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)                                                                                                         883-7284

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)                                                                       883-7284