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HIV Prevention Program Directory

MONTANA

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
PO Box 202951
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406.444.3565
Web URL: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/PHSD/STD-HIV/std-hiv-index.shtml

 

 

Montana State HIV Prevention Programs

 

Blackfeet Community Hospital                                                                    
Program: Blackfeet Community Health Program

Description of Program: The Blackfeet Community Health Program staff provide HIV prevention education, testing education, and HIV testing to the general population and a program specifically targeting incarcerated individuals.

Target Population:
Age(s): Non-Age Specific
Gender(s): Non-Gender Specific
Risk Population(s): MSM, LGBTTS, IDU, HIV Positive, Youth, Incarcerated, Heterosexual
Race/Ethnicity(s): American Indian

Demographic Location: Reservation

Types of Activities Provided:

  • Individual Level
  • Group Level
  • Community Level
  • Counseling and Testing
  • Outreach
  • Health Education
  • Case Management
  • Traditional Services

Other Services Provided: Mental health and substance abuse counseling

Program Contact Information:
Blackfeet Community Health Program
PO Box 760
Browning, Montana 59417
Phone: 406.338.6170
Fax: 406.338.6308
Web: http://www.ihs.gov/


 

Fort Belknap Reservation                                                                              
Program: Indian Health Services

Description of Program: The services offered are: HIV counseling, testing, and referral services, HIV rapid testing, HIV prevention education in schools, and STDs and HIV healthy relationships education.

Target Population:
Age(s): Non-Age Specific
Gender(s): Non-Gender Specific
Risk Population(s): Non-Population Specific
Race/Ethnicity(s): American Indian

Other Services Provided: General Indian health

Program Contact Information:
Fort Belknap Reservation
PO Box 66
Harlem, Montana 59526
Phone: 406.353.3156
Fax: 406.353.3283
Web: http://www.fortbelknap.org/


 

Fort Peck Reservation                                                                                    
Program: Public Health Nursing Indian Health Service

Description of Program: Public Health Nursing Health Services offers HIV prevention education and HIV testing and counseling.

Target Population:
Age(s): Non-Age Specific
Gender(s): Non-Gender Specific
Risk Population(s): Non-Population Specific
Race/Ethnicity(s): American Indian

Demographic Location: Rural, Reservation

Types of Activities Provided:

  • Individual Level
  • Community Level
  • Counseling and Testing
  • Outreach
  • Health Education

Other Services Provided: General Indian health

Program Contact Information:
Fort Peck - Indian Health Services
PO Box 67
Poplar, Montana 59255
Phone: 406.768.3491
Fax: 406.768.3606
Web: http://www.fortpecktribes.org/


 

Missoula AIDS Council                                                                                   
Program: Montana Targeted AIDS Prevention

Description of Program: Montana Targeted AIDS Prevention (MTAP) provides HIV education and outreach to atleast three reservations.

Model(s) for Programs: Native Helping Our People Endure (HOPE) for Women in Montana (re-written for community)

Target Population:
Age(s): Non-Age Specific
Gender(s): Non-Gender Specific
Risk Population(s): MSM/IDU, Non-Population Specific
Race/Ethnicity(s): American Indian, other races/ethnicities

Demographic Location: Rural, Urban, Reservation

Types of Activities Provided:

  • Individual Level
  • Group Level
  • Community Level
  • Counseling and Testing
  • Outreach
  • Health Education
  • Case Management

Other Services Provided: HIV positive housing, case management referrals, free pet food and cleaning supplies

Materials Developed:
Curriculum: Re-developed Sisters Informing Sisters on Topics about AIDS (SISTA) for Native American women

Program Contact Information:
Missoula AIDS Council
500 North Higgins Avenue, Suite 100
Missoula, Montana 59802
Phone: 406.543.4770
Fax: 406.728.4172
Web: http://www.peopleshive.com

 

North American Indian Alliance                                                                   
Program: Prevention and Education

Description of Program: The Program staff within Northern American Indian Alliance provide HIV prevention and education and HIV and Hepatitis testing.

Target Population:
Age(s): Non-Age Specific
Gender(s): Non-Gender Specific
Risk Population(s): Non-Population Specific
Race/Ethnicity(s): American Indian

Demographic Location: Rural, Urban

Types of Activities Provided:

  • Community Level
  • Health Education

Other Services Provided: Hepatitis C health education and testing, HIV/AIDS prevention, and mental health counseling to after-school youth programs and substance abuse organizations

Program Contact Information:
North American Indian Alliance
55 East Galena
Butte, Montana 59701
Phone: 406.782.0461
Fax: 406.782.7435
Web: http://www.naia-butte.org/home.html

 

People's AIDS Network                                                                              
Program: HIV Awareness

Description of Program: The program provides free anonymous rapid HIV testing. People's AIDS Network has several outreach workers throughout their community. They primarily use the techniques developed by the Harm Reduction Coalition. Casey Rudd of Connections Montana is one of their primary consultants. Her help in implementing techniques and information to keep the program's outreach workers up-to-date has been very helpful to the organization.

Target Population:
Age(s): Non-Age Specific
Gender(s): Non-Gender Specific
Risk Population(s): Non-Population Specific
Race/Ethnicity(s): Serves Multiple Races/Ethnicities

Demographic Location: Rural, Urban

Types of Activities Provided:

  • Outreach
  • Health Education
  • Free and Anonymous Rapid HIV Testing

Program Contact Information:
People's AIDS Network
2019 Minnesota Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406.245.2629
Email: peoplesaidsnetwork@gmail.com


Rocky Boy Reservation/Chippewa Cree Tribe                                        
Program: Prevention and Education

Description of Program: The services offered are: HIV testing and counseling, HIV prevention education in schools, and HIV positive individuals are referred to health care services.

Target Population:
Age(s): Non-Age Specific
Gender(s): Non-Gender Specific
Risk Population(s):  MSM/IDU, MSM, IDU, Youth, Incarcerated, Heterosexual, Commercial Sex Workers
Race/Ethnicity(s): American Indian

Demographic Location: Reservation

Types of Activities Provided:

  • Individual Level
  • Group Level
  • Community Level
  • Counseling and Testing
  • Outreach
  • Health Education
  • Traditional Services

Other Services Provided: Substance abuse, Hepatitis C, mental health, dental, vision, public health, cancer, Medicaid insurance, pharmacy, physical therapy, health promotion, and Community Health Representatives

Program Contact Information:
Rocky Boy Reservation/Chippewa Cree Tribe
RR1 Box 644
Box Elder, Montana  59521
Phone: 406.395.4064
Fax: 406.395.5763
Web: http://www.rockyboy.org

 

Salish Kootenai College                                                                                 
Program: SKC Prevention Task Force

Description of Program: The SKC Prevention Task Force trains HIV Prevention Peer Educators to conduct peer education at the college. The Task Force offers free HIV rapid testing and Hepatitis C testing in collaboration with the Salish Kootenai Tribe.

Model(s) for Programs: SISTA model for Native Women

Target Population:
Age(s): Non-Age Specific
Gender(s): Non-Gender Specific
Risk Population(s): Youth, IDU, Heterosexual, Other: see other populations as well
Race/Ethnicity(s): American Indian, Alaska Native

Demographic Location: Rural

Types of Activities Provided:

  • Individual Level
  • Group Level
  • Community Level
  • Counseling and Testing
  • Health Education

Materials Developed:
Curriculum: Tailored SISTA for Native women and renamed HOPE
Video/PSA(s): Commercials for events focused on HIV testing
Brochure(s): STD/HIV specific brochures created in collaboration with Project Red Talon
Others: Local TV station spot for HIV testing commercial

Program Contact Information:
SKC Prevention Task Force
Nursing Department
PO Box 70
Pablo, Montana 59855 
Phone: 406.275.4920
Fax: 406.275.4806
Web: http:///www.skc.edu

 

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