Hope Respect Dream Change

HRDC is hosting a free, fun-filled, hands-on event at ZooMontana on June 18 from 4-8 p.m. to promote Early Childhood Development. There will be food, games, and much more. Early Childhood agencies will be available to educate families about available resources in our community.

James has loved to cook since he was a child in Louisiana, but life took him in another direction. With a little help and support from HRDC, he is now making the transition from ‘cook’ to ‘chef.’

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Today there are 84,000 individuals without a high school credential living in Montana.

Our Alternative Education program can be the first step in breaking the poverty cycle.

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HRDC is a HUD approved counseling agency providing free housing counseling in the areas of mortgage delinquency, default resolution, and pre-purchase.

Housing Counseling

HRDC offers many resources for you, for your family and for your home, all in the name of helping people move forward. Because when good things happen here, the whole community thrives. Continue reading »

Program of the Month

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) pays a portion of the heating bill directly to the utility provider during the heating season of Oct. 1st - Apr. 30th of each year.  Once approved for LIEAP, households will automatically be added to the next Weatherization priority list for consideration.  HRDC provides assistance across our five county region to low-income individuals.

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  1. Job Club

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

  2. Career Development

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

  3. Life Skills- Love & Logic

    Monday, June 1, 2015

  4. Life Skills- Love & Logic

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015

  5. Job Club

    Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Apply online for the Best Beginnings Scholarship!

HRDC offers the State of Montana’s Best Beginnings scholarship for Big Horn, Carbon, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Treasure and Yellowstone Counties. You can fill out the application online here .