SANDERS COUNTY RESOURCES

Western MT Area VI Agency on Aging, Inc., Lori Thibodeau-Seay, Director

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

AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER/INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE

Samantha Walker, Program Coordinator: 406-883-7284 or 800-266-4188 shipline2@a6wm.onmicrosoft.com

Kate Comunetti – I&A Technician 406-827-3034 or 406-334-3499 katecommontana@a6wm.onmicrosoft.com

LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN

Julie White – Long-Term Care Ombudsman 406-212-7071, 406-741-3647, 800-266-4188 or 406-883-7284 ombudsman3@a6wm.onmicrosoft.com 

Kim Leibenguth – Long Term Care Ombudsman 406-890-0935 or 406-883-7284

ombudsman4@a6wm.onmicrosoft.com

Montana State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Carmen Sciabica – 406-444-3285 Carmen.Sciabica@mt.gov 

VETERANS DIRECTED CARE

Emilianne Lansdown, (Eastern Sanders County) Service Coordinator 406-883-7284 Montana Counties

vdcemilianne@a6wm.onmicrosoft.com

Christy Huling, (Western Sanders County-from Trout Creek to Idaho, Trout Creek, Noxon, Heron) Service Coordinator 208-610-8000

vdcidaho@a6wm.onmicrosoft.com

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS

Powerful Tools for Caregivers –800-266-4188 or 406-883-7284

Respite and Homemaking – Sanders County Council on Aging 800-246-5899 or 406-741-2343

CASE MANAGEMENT

Benefis Spectrum Medical, Inc 406-752-0580

Mesothelioma Hope Paige Baker – Advocacy Associate (855) 722-2974 https://www.mesotheliomahope.com/resources/caregivers/

Western Mt. Mental Health Center, 602 Preston Ave. Thompson Falls, Mt 406-532-9190

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center, Jillian Miller – Outreach Coordinator  @ jmiller@cancer-outreach.com

1-800-793-4540    MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org 

Providing visitors with comprehensive mesothelioma cancer information, we also help asbestos victims recover money for medical treatment and other expenses.

 

FOOD & FOOD PANTRIES

Commodity Supplemental Food Program— Tyler Sanford  406-883-7284

SANDERS COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING Nutrition Manager: Linda Landrum P.O. Box 63, Hot Springs, Mt 59845 406-741-3265 Fax 406-741-2349 Email: infosccoa@gmail.com

Community Services Fellowship, Noxon 406-847-2151

Community Harvest Food Bank 704 1/2 Preston Ave. Thompson Falls, Mt. 406-827-9897

Faith Point Ministries Food Bank 3rd Thursday 9-12.  501-627-3188

Gospel Mountain AoG Food Bank, T-Falls 406-827-4611

Hot Springs Food Pantry 100 Main Hot Springs, Mt 59845 406-741-2012

Plains Community Food Bank 406-826-5714

Plains AoG Shekinah Kitchen 826-3333

Sanders County Coalition for Families Food Distribution 406-827-3218

HEALTH SERVICES

Bull River Clinic, 1029 MT Hwy 200, Noxon, MT 59853 406-847-2100

Clark Fork Valley Hospital & Family Practice-10 Kruger Road, Plains, MT 406-826-4800

Hot Springs Family Medicine & Physical Therapy, 118 Broadway St Hot Springs, MT 406-741-3602

Thompson Falls Family Medicine & Physical Therapy, 120 Pond St, Thompson Falls, MT 406-827-4442

Main St Medical, Jane Taylor PA, 907 Main, Thompson Falls, MT 406-827-4307

Plains Family Medicine; Dr. Gegory Hanson 406-826-4810

HOSPITAL/HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE

Addus Healthcare (serving Sanders County) 888-293-9651 or 406-214-0850

Missoula – 406-541-7063

A Plus Health Care (serving Sanders County) currently only self-directed care 406-755-4968

Cabinet Mountain Home Care – Rebecca Cooper, Plains, Mt 406-529-6730

Clark Fork Valley Hospital, 110 Kruger Rd, Plains, MT 406-826-4800

Home Health & Hospice– Clark Fork Valley Hospital 406-826-4873

Partners in Home Care (previously ResCare), self-directed care only 406-251-9333

Alzheimer’s and Dementia information website:  https://dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/diseasesconditions/alzheimersanddementia

Open Caregiving – Hospice

https://www.opencaregiving.com/glossary

https://www.opencaregiving.com/hospice

LICENSED NURSING HOMES

Long Term Care – Clark Fork Valley Hospital, 10 Kruger Rd. Plains, Mt 406-826-4976 or 406-826-4834

Hot Springs Health & Rehabilitation—600 1st Ave N, Hot Springs, MT 59845 406-741-2992

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

Cherry Hills Assisted Living, 214 Church, Thompson Falls, MT 406-827-1272

Mountain View Manor, Box 512, Plains 406-826-7762

Mount Silcox Adult Foster Care, Thompson Falls 406-827-1737

PUBLIC HEALTH

Sanders County Public Health Department 406-827-6931

SANDERS COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING

Antonio Tinacci, Director , PO Box 339, Hot Springs, MT 59845 800-246-5899 or 406-741-2343

203 Main Street Hot Springs, Mt.

TRANSPORTATION

Sanders County Public Transportation 800-246-5899 or 406-741-2346

CSKT Transit, Pablo—serving all residents of Flathead Reservation 406-675-2700 ext 1030 or 1360

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) – Free rides for veterans 406-242-0217

Veterans Transportation Service 1-800-332-6625

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 406-741-2344

Heron Community Center, 205 Railroad Ave, Heron, MT 59844 406-847-2520

Hot Springs Tribal Center, 214 Spring St. N. Suite B, Hot Springs, MT 59845 406-741-3265

Dixon Senior Center, 106 3rd St. W, Dixon, MT 59831 406-246-3310

Noxon Senior Center, 201 2nd Ave., Noxon, MT 59853 406-847-6000

Plains/Paradise Senior Center, 205 W. Meany St, Plains, MT 59859 406-826-3018

Thompson Falls Senior Center, 1191 Mt. Silcox Rd, Thompson Falls, MT 59873 406-827-3457

Trout Creek Senior Center, 10 Larch Street, Trout Creek, MT 59874 406-827-4461

DELIVERIES TO:

Plains Senior Center, 205 Meany Plains, Mt

CONTACT: Dixie Gietz 406-826-4487

Thompson Falls Senior Center, 1191 Mt. Silcox Rd. Thompson Falls, Mt

CONTACT: Nancy Gressing 406-827-5055

Trout Creek Senior Center, 10 Larch St. Trout Creek, Mt

CONTACT: Sharon Tessier 406-847-4876

Hot Springs Senior Center, 101 Main St. Hot Springs, Mt

CONTACT: Louis Hodgeson/Catrionna 406-741-5013

Hot Springs Food Pantry 741-2979

Community Harvest Food Bank, T-Falls 406-827-6333

Plains Community Food Bank 826-5714

Gospel Mountain AoG Food Bank, T-Falls 406-827-4611

Plains AoG Shekinah Kitchen 826-3333

Community Services Fellowship, Noxon 406-847-2151

SENIOR CITIZEN & COMMUNITY SUBSIDIZED HOUSING

Emergency Housing to help Seniors – Samantha Carter, Senior Care Advocate samantha@payingforseniorcare.com

www.payingforseniorcare.com

Mountain House – Thompson Falls, Mt (Bennett Homes) 406-827-4663

Saleesh House – Thompson Falls, Mt (Bennett Homes) 406-827-4663

Teddy Roosevelt House – Trout Creek, Mt (Bennett Homes) 406-827-4663

Clark Fork Apartments – Plains, Mt 406-827-3606

Lions Manor – Thompson Falls, Mt 406-827-3115

Whispering Pines – Trout Creek, Mt 406-827-0543

Sanders County Housing Authority 406-847-2294

SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES

AARP State Director 406-441-2277

Adult Protective Services regional intake 406-755-6493 Sanders Co.

Child & Adult Services 800-318-8865

Alcohol & Drug Services – Sanders County 406-827-4241

Cancer Network of Sanders County – Joyce Dougan 406-826-4278

Citizens Advocate – Helena Mt 800-332-2272

Consumer Affairs Division (complaints or questions re: telemarketing) Helena Mt 406-444-9405

Family Violence Hotline – Plains Mt 800-265-0415 or 406-758-5433

Fuel Assistance – Community Action Partnership of NW Mt 800-344-5979 or 406-827-3472

Insurance Commissioner – State of Montana 800-332-6148

Medicare Extra Help Program:

Low-Income Subsidy — Medicare Extra Help Program | Medicare Plans

Medicare and Medicaid Guide for Low-Income

Medicare and Medicaid Guide for Low-Income Recipients | Medicare Plans

Medicare and Social Security:

How Do I Talk To a Real Person at the Social Security Office? | Medicare Plans

Medicaid Information 800-362-8312

Medicare Information 800-633-4227

Montana Home Health Hot-Line 800-762-4618 or 406-444-3468

Montana Legal Services Association Missoula Mt 800-666-6124

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

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

Office of Public Assistance 406-827-4395

Resources things to do

https://www.cablecompare.com/blog/things-to-do-instead-watching-tv

Sanders County Coalition for Families – Elder Abuse 406-827-3218

Sanders County Community Development Corporation – Jim Rexhouse 406-827-6935

Sanders County Community Mental Health 406-532-9190

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

Social Security Administration, Local Office Missoula 866-931-9029 / Kalispell 888-487-0150

Summit Independent Living Center NW Montana 406-215-1604 Ext. 3 or 866-230-6936

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

Veteran State Administration 800-827-1000

Veterans Administration Fort Harrison general information 406-442-6410

Veterans’ Health and Benefits Services 877-222-8387

Veterans Self Directed Care Program 800-266-4188

Weatherization 888-750-7360

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

SMP (Preventing Medicare waste, fraud and abuse) 800-266-4188 or 406-883-7284

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP-Medicare help) 800-266-4188 or 406-827-3034

SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES

https://www.resumebuilder.com/senior-employment-programs-and-resources/