Mission: Action inc. Is dedicated to developing pathways out of poverty through innovative, community-based, collaborative solutions and serves a six-county area of southwest montana.
Programs: Head start: action inc. Offers quality preschool education for young children in butte. The program isdesigned to give young children, ages 3-5, the skills they need to be successful in school by providing educational activities with qualified teachers, early childhood development, transportation, meals, and medical, dental and mental health services when needed. Parent involvement is welcome and strongly encouraged. Services are available to children who have special needs.
weatherization: action inc. Provides services to make homes safer and more energy efficient for low-income households. The program performs energy audits to help locate efficiency problems. Once an audit is complete, the program can help by insulating, replacing broken glass, and testing, repairing or replacing combustion appliances.
housing and supportive services: action inc. Provides affordable housing and housing choice vouchers to low-income families, individuals as well as rapid rehousing and case management services to the homeless population.
community services block grant (csbg): csbg supports community services and activities for individuals with low incomes that alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty. Chafee foster care independence grant: program offers assistance to help current and former foster care youths achieve self-sufficiency. Energy share: program provides emergency heat assistance by helping households with heating bills or buy fuel. Housing choice vouchers: program assists eligible low-income family and individual households with monthly rent. Low-income energy assistance program: program provides assistance with heat bills during the winter months to eligible low-income households with natural gas, electricity, fuel oil, propane, wood, and coal as primary heat sources. Mining city christmas: program is donation-based and provides food and gifts for low-income children during the winter holiday season. Rapid rehousing and homeless prevention program: emergency solutions grant, local funding and a continuum of care grant provide direct assistance to house homeless families and individuals as well as provide case management services. Summer nutrition program: program provides breakfast and lunch to school-aged children during summer months when school nutrition programs are not available. Workforce innovation and opportunity act grant: program offers supports youth to obtain their high school diploma, ged, or post-secondary certificate/training (2 years or less) and encourages youth through their education by offering case management and supportive services.