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The Office of the Child and Family Ombudsman (OCFO) 

What is the Office of the Child and Family Ombudsman?

The Ombudsman is an independent, impartial, and confidential resource to Montana citizens in the Office of the Child and Family Ombudsman.

The Child and Family Ombudsmen duties include:

Reviewing requests involving Child and Family Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services; Supporting best practices in working with children and families; and providing education on how best to protect and serve Montana children and families.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Click the link to find the location nearest you.

One-to-one mentoring for children and teens.

Child Bridge

P.O. Box 310, Big Fork 59911 | 406-837-2247

Support and recruitment for foster care families, facilitating communication between churches, communities, and government.

Child & Family Services Division

State Director for DPHHS Adam Meier

111 North Sanders, Room 301, Helena MT 59620
PO Box 4210, Helena MT 59604-4210
(406) 444-5622
Fax: (406) 444-1970

24-hour Centralized Intake report hotline for child abuse 866-820-5437

24-hour Centralized Intake report hotline for adult abuse 844-277-9300

DPHHS child protection services, foster care, child and adult abuse and neglect investigations.

Services for Children and Families in Montana

Child Safety First Aid

In homes where there are small children, safety is an important issue. Parents want to protect their children from all potential dangers and will most often take steps to make their home as safe an environment as possible.

This Link to an article for first aid has many Downloadable PDF's to help with Child Safety.

Community Leadership & Development, Inc. (CLDI)

24 S 29th St. Billings | 406-256-3002

Youth Works for at-risk youth, GED/education assistance, and transitional living for women in crisis.

Consumer Direct Care Network (Formerly Full Circle)

100 Consumer Direct Way, Missoula | 888-438-8591

Intensive wraparound family-based services, including therapy and in-home support.

Family Connections

202 2nd Ave S Suite 201 Great Falls I 406.761.6010 or 800.696.4503 

2229 5th Ave Havre I 406-265-6743 or 800.696.4503

Childcare Services connections, Resource Page for Parents and Providers

Family Support Network of Montana

1002 10th St. West Suite 1 Billings | 406-256-7783

Coaching for parents, 24-hour support hotline, supervised parent-child interactions and mental health intervention.

Family Tree Center

2520 5th Ave. South  Billings | 406-252-9799

Respite childcare, parenting classes and in-home mentoring.

Harmony House 


Group home for homeless, pregnant, or parenting mothers ages 16-21 residing in MT.

Medical Home Portal

Mecca of resources and information for youth with special health care needs and their families.

Montana 2-1-1


Source of information on community resources, services, tele-health and assistance.

Parenting Montana

Online tools and supportive media to help parents navigate new challenges and bolster their skills.

PLUK (Parents, Let’s United for Kids)

2345 King Avenue West, Suite B Billings | 406-255-0540 or 800-222-7585

Network for families of children with disabilities and special needs.

Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch

1732 South 72nd St. West Billings | 406-655-2100 or 800-726-6755

Wide array of mental health treatment services and support for youth and families.

Youth Dynamics, Inc. (YDI)

2334 Lewis Ave. Billings | 406-245-6539 or (877) 458-7022

Youth Dynamics provides strength-based, client-centered, supportive mental health services to children and families.