Big Brothers Big Sisters of Silver Bow
Jordynn and Keegan have been matched at West Elementary since September 2018. When not working on schoolwork, they enjoy playing in the gym together and playing outside. Keegan enjoys having Jordynn at school to have fun with. Jordynn shared that Keegan is loving and energetic.
Butte 4 C’s
Here is a picture of our Family Services Eligibility Supervisor Carlyne Johnson helping a client with our Best Beginnings Scholarship program! This is just one of the programs the 4 C’s provides to help families and children in our 6 country region! We help childcare providers with their professional development, we help new providers get licensed through the state of MT. We help providers get on the CACFP child and adult food program and we have many other programs! We have Safe Care, Supervised Visitation, Positive Parenting classes, a Connecting Families program and Zero to Five PLUS even more!
Butte Community Council - School ReadinessThe 4-C’s Butte Community Council is focused on fostering family and child health and well-being. Through our partnership with the Butte School District, Ramsay School District and the Central School District we are able to successfully coordinate kindergarten screenings for incoming kindergarten students at each school’s kindergarten roundup activities in the spring.
Copper Village Museum and Arts Center
Opportunities for education or participation in the arts are limited for the youth of Anaconda and surrounding areas. Programs such as the Open Theatre Project are preventive in nature. An important outcome of a theatre education is the development of self-esteem and confidence within the young participant. The pride taken from a quality production and impressive performance ,which are noted and commented upon by peers and teachers, contributes to increased confidence and self-worth.
The Butte Literacy Program, Inc.
The Butte Literacy Program, Inc. is a small but mighty organization that helps area adults earn their high school equivalency diplomas. As of this month, we have had 119 students enroll in the program. We can boast of 13 graduates and a testing success rate of 96%. This is a picture of what has been a yearly holiday celebration that the Board of Directors hosts for students and tutors.
Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming
G.I.R.L.S. = Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers and Leaders!
As a girl-focused and girl–led organization, Girl Scouts are empowered to take charge, learn how-to use good judgement to make decisions, and know the power of supportive teamwork. We offer the Girl Scout Leadership Experience program to engage girls in positive behaviors with strong adult role models , peer programing and mentoring activities.
Region IV Family Outreach, Inc.
Family Outreach Family Education and Support
Our focus is to teach families how to teach skills to children and adults with special needs. We work hard to ensure that children and adults in our program have the same opportunities that all Montanans have in education, in the community , in friendships and in life.
Anaconda Community Intervention, Inc
Anaconda Rotary Foundation, Inc.
A community-based program to help victims of domestic violence, living in Deer Lodge County, escape violence and start a new life. We hope to educate the community about the issue of domestic violence and send a message to abusers that the behavior will no longer be tolerated.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Silverbow
Community Based Mentoring
Most of the children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are at high risk of developing emotional, behavioral, social and delinquency problems. Primarily a prevention program, Community- Based Mentoring is designed to meet the needs of youth struggling with the above issues by matching him or her with a Big Brother or Big Sister.
YES - Youth Empowerment Services
YES assists youth in developing skills needed to be successful as adults-focusing on life skills, work skills, healthy relationships, healthy recreation and the arts. We stress developing skills of daily living (many of our youth have to be taught basic skills such as cleaning, nutrition, cooking and hygiene), developing strong and positive work skills and ethics. And developing healthy recreation activities that do no include the use of electronics.
Public Housing Authority of Butte's Resident Council
Senior Activities Program
The Resident Council want to make sure senior residents living in public housing are able to age-in-place for as long as possible. The Council is aware that human services and community issues are related. By offering the Senior Activities Program, the residents are receiving mental and emotional stimulation so they are more able to cope with loneliness.
Anaconda Ministerial Project Care
Project Care helps to provide a means for people, in need, to receive food, emergency transportation, medicine, meals and other emergencies
Community, Counseling and Correctional Services
The Covid restrictions have been difficult for everyone but our students have taken it all in stride. They were diligent about completing their studies and enjoyed a wide range of arts and crafts. We spent a lot of time outdoors hiking trails, mining for crystals and spending time at the park. It had allowed for a lot of positive activities despite the wearing of masks and social distancing. Our kids are resilient and we are proud of how well they’ve handled themselves during this season.
Butte Family YMCA
YMCA Summer Day Camp/Sunshine Camp
The YMCA Summer Day Camp is designed to spark imagination and build confidence, independence and communication skills. Aside from intentional activities where children are divided into age groups and sometimes areas of interest, our campers will be seen attending and participating in local events all around the Butte community.