SANDERS COUNTY RESOURCES

Western MT Area VI Agency on Aging, Inc., Tamra L Walston, Director

110 Main St. Suite #5, Polson, MT 59860  800-551-3191 or 406-883-7284

INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE Certified Information and Assistance (I&A)Technician on aging issues, Counselor for the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Medicare, and Medigap Insurance Kate Comunetti  406-827-3034 or 406-334-3499

LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN

Vanessa Fitchett -State Long Term Care Ombudsman 406-741-5400

Shellye Lee– Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman 800-266-4188 or 883-7284

Julie White – Local Long Term Care Ombudsman 741-3647 or 212-7071

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS

Powerful Tools for Caregivers –Jane Morton 800-266-4188 or 883-7284

Respite and Homemaking – Sanders County Council on Aging 800-246-5899 or 741-2343

CASE MANAGEMENT

Benefis Spectrum Medical, Inc 406-752-0580

FOOD & FOOD PANTRIES

Commodity Supplemental Food Program—Sanders County Council on Aging 741-2343 Hot Springs Food Pantry 741-2979 Community Harvest Food Bank, T-Falls 827-6333

Plains Community Food Bank 826-5714 Gospel Mountain AoG Food Bank, T-Falls 827-4611

Plains AoG Shekinah Kitchen 826-3333 Community Services Fellowship, Noxon 847-2151

HEALTH SERVICES

Bull River Clinic, 1029 MT Hwy 200, Noxon, MT 59853 847-2100 Clark Fork Valley Hospital & Family Practice-10 Kruger Road, Plains, MT 826-4800

Thompson Falls Family Medicine & Physical Therapy, 120 Pond St, Thompson Falls, MT 827-4442

Hot Springs Family Medicine & Physical Therapy, 118 Broadway St Hot Springs, MT 741-3602

Main St Medical, Jane Taylor PA, 907 Main, Thompson Falls, MT 827-4307

HOSPITAL/HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE

Addus Healthcare (serving Sanders County) 888-293-9651 or 214-0850

A Plus Health Care (serving Sanders County) 755-4968

Personal Touch Home Care, (serving Sanders County) 800-344-5979 or 758-5401

Clark Fork Valley Hospital, 110 Kruger Rd, Plains, MT Dr. Gregory Hanson, 826-3601 or 826- 4800 Home Health & Hospice– Clark Fork Valley Hospital 826-4873

ResCare 251-9333

LICENSED NURSING HOMES

Clark Fork Valley Nursing Home—10 Kruger Rd, Plains, MT 59859 800-826-3601 or 826-4873

Hot Springs Health & Rehabilitation—600 1st Ave N, Hot Springs, MT 59845 741-2992

LICENSED ADULT FOSTER CARE/PERSONAL CARE HOMES (Assisted Living)

Cherry Hills Assisted Living, 214 Church, Thompson Falls, MT 827-1272

Mountain View Manor, Box 512, Plains 826-7762

Mount Silcox Adult Foster Care ,Thompson Falls 827-1737 PUBLIC HEALTH Sanders County Public Health Department 827-6931

SANDERS COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING

Antonio Tinacci, Director ,PO Box 339, Hot Springs, MT 59845 800-246-5899 or 741-2343

TRANSPORTATION

Sanders County Public Transportation 800-246-5899 or 741-2346

CSKT Transit, Pablo—serving all residents of Flathead Reservation 675-2700 ext 1030 or 1360

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) – Free rides for veterans 242-0217

SANDERS COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS & NUTRITIONAL MEAL LOCATIONS

(Congregate & Home-Delivered Meals. Call for days & times)

Camas Hot Springs Senior Center, 101 Main St., Hot Springs MT 59845 741-2344

Heron Community Center, 205 Railroad Ave , Heron, MT 59844 847-2520

Hot Springs Tribal Center, 214 Spring St. N. Suite B, Hot Springs, MT 59845 741-3265 Dixon Senior Center, 106 3rd St. W, Dixon, MT 59831 246-3310 Noxon Senior Center, 201 2nd Ave., Noxon, MT 59853 847-6000 Plains/Paradise Senior Center, 205 W. Meany St, Plains, MT 59859 826-3018 Thompson Falls Senior Center, 1191 Mt. Silcox Rd, Thompson Falls, MT 59873 827-3457 Trout Creek Senior Center, 10 Larch Street, Trout Creek, MT 59874 827-4461

SENIOR CITIZEN & COMMUNITY SUBSIDIZED HOUSING

Mountain House– Thompson Falls (Bennett Homes) 827-4663 Saleesh House – Thompson Falls (Bennett Homes) 827-4663

Teddy Roosevelt House-Trout Creek (Bennett Homes) 827-4663 Clark Fork Apartments– Plains 827-3606 Lions Manor—Thompson Falls 827-3115 Whispering Pines– Trout Creek 827-0543

Sanders County Housing Authority 847-2294

SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES

AARP-State Director 441-2277

Adult Protective Services regional intake 755-6493 Sanders Co

Child & Adult Services 800-318-8865

Alcohol & Drug Services-Sanders County 827-4241

Cancer Network of Sanders County-Joyce Dougan, 826-4278

Citizens Advocate –Helena 800-332-2272

Consumer Affairs Division (complaints or questions re: telemarketing) Helena 444-9405

Family Violence Hotline-Plains 800-265-0415 or 758-5433

Fuel Assistance-Community Action Partnership of NW Mt 800-344-5979 or 827-3472

Insurance Commissioner-State of Montana 800-332-6148

Medicaid Information 800-362-8312

Medicare Information 800-633-4227

Montana Home Health Hot Line 800-762-4618

Montana Legal Services Association, Missoula, 800-666-6899

Montana Veterans Continuing Care Center– Whitefish 406-892-3256

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

Office of Public Assistance 827-4395

Sanders County Coalition For Families-Elder Abuse 827-3218

Sanders County Community Development Corporation– Jim Rexhouse 827-6935

Sanders County Community Mental Health 532-9190

Social Security Administration-National toll free number 800-772-1213

Summit Independent Living Center—Northwestern Montana 406-215-1604 ex 3 or 866-230-6936

Travel Free Rooms– Long Distance Vets-Spokane 800-274-6025

Veteran State Administration 800-827-1000

Veterans Administration-Fort Harrison general information 442-6410

Veterans Health and Benefits Service 877-222-8387

Weatherization 888-750-7360

VOUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

SMP (Preventing Medicare waste, fraud and abuse) 800-266-4188 or 883-7284

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP-Medicare help) 800-266-4188 or 847-2767