I recently moved back to Anaconda, I am homeless with no health care, no transportation
Q) I’m 60 yrs old I have a disability that won’t let me go back to work, I’ve just recently moved back to Anaconda, I am homeless with no health care, no transportation, and absolutely no clothes or personal belongings, I have been here in Anaconda since November, I have no idea of what I can or can not ask for in order to get help with my life I had lost my life partner from COVID almost 2yrs ago and I have been lost ever since. Will you help
A) I’m sorry to hear about your difficult situation. I don’t have the ability to provide direct physical assistance, but I can certainly provide you with some information and resources that may be able to help you.
Firstly, I would suggest contacting your local Department of Social Services, which may be able to assist you with your immediate needs, such as shelter and access to healthcare. You can find the contact information for your local office by visiting the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services website.
Another support is Anaconda Family Enrichment Counsel Save Space which offers support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. You can also contact the Office of Public Assistance to apply for various programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, TANF, etc. that can help you with your health care, food, and income needs.
Additionally, there may be local charities and non-profit organizations in Anaconda that can provide assistance with food, clothing, and other essentials. You could try searching online or contacting a local community center or church for more information.
Another resource you may want to consider is the Social Security Administration. If you are unable to work due to your disability, you may be eligible for disability benefits, which could provide some financial support. You can apply for benefits online or by visiting your local Social Security office.
Here are some resources that may be able to help you:
- Action, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides a variety of services to people in need, including homeless services. They have a shelter, food bank, and case management services. You can contact them at 406-533-6855.
- The Salvation Army is another non-profit organization that provides a variety of services to people in need, including homeless services. They have a shelter, food bank, and job training programs. You can contact them at 406-563-2766.
- The Hope Center is a Christian organization that provides a variety of services to people in need, including homeless services. They have a shelter, food bank, and job training programs. You can contact them at 406-563-4673.
If you’re homeless, you may be able to find assistance through local homeless shelters or other programs in your area. You may also want to consider reaching out to social services organizations for help with healthcare, transportation, and other basic needs. In Anaconda, Montana, you can check with organizations like Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services or Community Action Partnership of Northwest Montana, which may be able to provide assistance.
It may also be worth looking into community organizations, faith-based organizations, or non-profits in your area that may be able to offer additional support or connections to resources. You can also reach out to your local government or elected officials for assistance.
I would also recommend reaching out to your local social services department. They may be able to help you with things like getting a disability pension, finding housing, and getting medical care. You can find the contact information for your local social services department by searching online or calling 211.
Lastly, it’s important to take care of your mental health during this difficult time. There may be local support groups or counseling services available in Anaconda, or you can consider seeking support from online resources such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
I hope this information is helpful, and I wish you the best in finding the assistance you need.