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We’ve been working hard to help the abused and neglected youth in our community find safe, permanent homes. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately:

When social workers take a Crow, Northern Cheyenne, Assiniboine or Sioux child from their parents in Yellowstone County, 75 percent go to live somewhere with a Native connection — mostly to relatives or a tribe-approved foster home...

Bozeman caseworkers who protect children from abuse and neglect will be stretched dangerously thin if they have to cover four counties, warns a child protection advocate...

Billings will get more Child and Family Services caseworkers, but only at the expense of the division's Livingston office...

The state is closing the Livingston office that protects abused and neglected children and moving staff jobs to Billings, where the caseload is four times greater than other areas of Montana...

In the 1980s, the wealth gap between rich and poor public schools in Montana had become a chasm. The small town of Troy – situated amid untaxable national forest land – could barely get its relatively few property tax payers to pony up enough to keep the lights on...

The state of Montana plans to close the Livingston office of Child and Family Services — the fourth state services office to be shuttered in Park County in little more than a year...

  • Nearly 2,200 Montana children enter the foster care system every year due to abuse or neglect by a parent according to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. Montana currently has approximately 4,000 children in foster care.