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27.3. Additional Programs or Resources

Coalition of Montanans Concerned with Disabilities (CMCD)
To promote the equal participation of all Montanans in all aspects of society through the collective empowerment of people with disabilities.

Disability Rights Montana
Toll-free (800) 245-4743
The Mission of Disability Rights Montana is to protect and advocate for the human, legal, and civil rights of Montanans with disabilities while advancing dignity, equality, and self-determination.

Montana ADAPT
Phone: (406) 829-9495
Contact: Bob Liston\Marsha Katz
We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.

Parents, Let's Unite for Kids
Phone: (800) 222-7585
PLUK is a private, nonprofit organization formed in 1984 by parents of children with disabilities and chronic illnesses in the state of Montana for the purpose of information, support, training and assistance to aid their children at home, school and as adults.

Self Sufficiency Trust of Montana - MSST Handbook
Montana 's Self Sufficiency Trust (MSST) is a mechanism to help families deal with the dilemma of providing for a loved one's future. MSST was created by state statute to allow families to fund trusts for the benefit of a child or an adult with disabilities without jeopardizing that individual's eligibility for government benefits. This handbook describes the process for creating individual trust accounts in MSST. It also explains the Lifecare Planning process which helps families plan the future services for their trust beneficiaries.

The University of Montana Rural Institute
Phone: (406) 243-5467
committed to increasing and supporting the independence, productivity, and inclusion of persons with disabilities into the community.

VSA arts of Montana
Phone: (406) 549-2984
VSA works to create a culture where people with disabilities are fully involved with the arts, as expressive artists, learners, and as audience members.

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