Community Resources for COVID-19 Pandemic

Many agencies and organizations have stepped up to help us all get through the COVID-19 pandemic. This page is intended to be a "one-stop shop" for people looking for help or looking to help. If you know of a resource that isn't listed, please let us know at publichealth@lccountymt.gov.

Where to get masks


On This Page:
 

Business Assistance Food Mental Health
Child CareHealth CareSchools
Donate/VolunteerMedicineWorker Assistance

 

Business Assistance

    Small Business Administration 
    Disaster loan programs, paycheck protection program

    Chamber of Commerce
    Emergency loans for small businesses

    Montana Department of Commerce
    COVID Relief Fund
    Business Assistance

    Montana Department of Labor and Industry
    Frequently asked questions, other resources

    NorthWestern Energy
    Energy bill credits for small businesses 

    Family First Coronavirus Response Act
    Reimbursement to small businesses that provide paid leave to employees

 

Child Care

    Child Care Connections, 406-548-3650
    The Guardian Program: child-care coordination for essential workers

    Catholic Social Services, 406-442-4130
    Diapers, personal hygiene products, infant/toddler clothing
 

 

 

Donate/
Volunteer

    Elkhorn COAD (Community Organizations Assisting in Disasters), 406-447-1605
    General volunteer and donation management

    Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief Fund, 406-442-4360
    Relief fund for nonprofit organizations sponsored by United Way
    and the Helena Area Community Foundation

    Lewis and Clark County Disaster and Emergency Services, 406-447-8285
    Coordination of volunteer efforts

    Red Cross, 800-733-2767 for appointments
    Blood donations (urgently needed)

    United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area 406-442-4360
    Cloth face mask donations      

 

Food

    Helena Food Share, 406-443-3663
    Helena pantry open regular hours, grab-and-go boxes, kid packs
    Farmers to Families Food Box Program 
    East Helena pantry closed as of April 13

    Helena Public Schools/Sodexo
    Free "grab-and-go" breakfasts and lunches for all Helena children during
    school closure

    Grocery stores offering pickup and/or delivery services:

  • Real Food Store, 406-443-5150
  • Super 1 Foods, 406-442-2348
  • Vans Thriftway, 406-442-8645
  • Walmart, 406-443-3220

     Grocery stores offering InstaCart:   

  • Albertsons (North Montana), 406-443-8557
  • Albertsons (Fee Street), 406-442-1052
  • Costco, 406-495-7042
  • Natural Grocers, 406-442-1000
  • Safeway, 406-443-1598
  • Super 1 Foods, 406-442-2348 

    Meals on Wheels, Rocky Mountain Development Council
    Daily meal delivery for senior citizens

  • Helena, East Helena: 406-447-1680
  • Augusta: 406-562-3623
  • Lincoln: 406-362-4504
 

 

 Health Care

    Helena Indian Alliance, 406-449-5796
    Telehealth appointments available

    PureView Health Center, 406-457-0000
    Federally qualified health center accepting patients with no primary medical provider

    St. Peter's Health COVID-19 Call Center, 406-457-4180
    Regional hospital providing coronavirus testing and care

 

Medicine

   Pharmacies that deliver:

 

 

Mental
Health

    Healthy Communities Coalition Well-being Resource Guide
    A guide specific to resources in Lewis and Clark County for mental and social well-being  

    NAMI COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide

    AARP Community Connections,1-888-281-0145
    Friendly calls from trained volunteers to help fight isolation

    Center for Mental Health406-443-7151
    Behavioral health assistance for people exposed to COVID-19

    Intermountain, 406-442-7920
    Teletherapy and remote medication management, occupational therapy

    Montana Warmline877-688-3377
    Free, confidential service providing early crisis intervention and emotional support

    Montana Crisis Text Line, Text "MT" to 741-741
    Available 24/7

    Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255
    Free and confidential; available 24/7

    Narcotics Anonymous, 1-800-990-6262 (helpline)
    Access to online meetings

    National Parent Helpline, 1-855-2736
    Emotional support and advocacy for parents

    SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline, 1-877-726-4727
    General information on mental health, location of treatment services. 

    Veterans Crisis Line, 1-800-273-8255
    Press 1 or text 828255

 

Schools

    East Helena Public Schools
    Buildings closed through end of school year, remote learning

    Helena Public Schools
    Remote learning plans, buildings closed through end of school year

    Helena Christian School, 406-442-3821
    Building closed through end of school year

    St. Andrew School, 406-449-3201
    Building closed, distance learning   
    

 

 Worker Assistance

    Montana Dept. of Commerce
    Emergency Rental Housing Assistance Program
    COVID Relief Fund

   Montana Dept. of Labor and Industry, 406-444-2840
   Unemployment information, other employee assistance

    Helena Job Service, 406-447-3200
    Help with finding work

    Supportive Services for Veteran Families, 406-996-1212
    Housing assistance for veterans

Community Resources for COVID-19 Pandemic

Many agencies and organizations have stepped up to help us all get through the COVID-19 pandemic. This page is intended to be a "one-stop shop" for people looking for help or looking to help. If you know of a resource that isn't listed, please let us know at publichealth@lccountymt.gov.

Where to get masks


On This Page:
 

Business Assistance Food Mental Health
Child CareHealth CareSchools
Donate/VolunteerMedicineWorker Assistance

 

Business Assistance

    Small Business Administration 
    Disaster loan programs, paycheck protection program

    Chamber of Commerce
    Emergency loans for small businesses

    Montana Department of Commerce
    COVID Relief Fund
    Business Assistance

    Montana Department of Labor and Industry
    Frequently asked questions, other resources

    NorthWestern Energy
    Energy bill credits for small businesses 

    Family First Coronavirus Response Act
    Reimbursement to small businesses that provide paid leave to employees

 

Child Care

    Child Care Connections, 406-548-3650
    The Guardian Program: child-care coordination for essential workers

    Catholic Social Services, 406-442-4130
    Diapers, personal hygiene products, infant/toddler clothing
 

 

 

Donate/
Volunteer

    Elkhorn COAD (Community Organizations Assisting in Disasters), 406-447-1605
    General volunteer and donation management

    Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief Fund, 406-442-4360
    Relief fund for nonprofit organizations sponsored by United Way
    and the Helena Area Community Foundation

    Lewis and Clark County Disaster and Emergency Services, 406-447-8285
    Coordination of volunteer efforts

    Red Cross, 800-733-2767 for appointments
    Blood donations (urgently needed)

    United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area 406-442-4360
    Cloth face mask donations      

 

Food

    Helena Food Share, 406-443-3663
    Helena pantry open regular hours, grab-and-go boxes, kid packs
    Farmers to Families Food Box Program 
    East Helena pantry closed as of April 13

    Helena Public Schools/Sodexo
    Free "grab-and-go" breakfasts and lunches for all Helena children during
    school closure

    Grocery stores offering pickup and/or delivery services:

  • Real Food Store, 406-443-5150
  • Super 1 Foods, 406-442-2348
  • Vans Thriftway, 406-442-8645
  • Walmart, 406-443-3220

     Grocery stores offering InstaCart:   

  • Albertsons (North Montana), 406-443-8557
  • Albertsons (Fee Street), 406-442-1052
  • Costco, 406-495-7042
  • Natural Grocers, 406-442-1000
  • Safeway, 406-443-1598
  • Super 1 Foods, 406-442-2348 

    Meals on Wheels, Rocky Mountain Development Council
    Daily meal delivery for senior citizens

  • Helena, East Helena: 406-447-1680
  • Augusta: 406-562-3623
  • Lincoln: 406-362-4504
 

 

 Health Care

    Helena Indian Alliance, 406-449-5796
    Telehealth appointments available

    PureView Health Center, 406-457-0000
    Federally qualified health center accepting patients with no primary medical provider

    St. Peter's Health COVID-19 Call Center, 406-457-4180
    Regional hospital providing coronavirus testing and care

 

Medicine

   Pharmacies that deliver:

 

 

Mental
Health

    Healthy Communities Coalition Well-being Resource Guide
    A guide specific to resources in Lewis and Clark County for mental and social well-being  

    NAMI COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide

    AARP Community Connections,1-888-281-0145
    Friendly calls from trained volunteers to help fight isolation

    Center for Mental Health406-443-7151
    Behavioral health assistance for people exposed to COVID-19

    Intermountain, 406-442-7920
    Teletherapy and remote medication management, occupational therapy

    Montana Warmline877-688-3377
    Free, confidential service providing early crisis intervention and emotional support

    Montana Crisis Text Line, Text "MT" to 741-741
    Available 24/7

    Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255
    Free and confidential; available 24/7

    Narcotics Anonymous, 1-800-990-6262 (helpline)
    Access to online meetings

    National Parent Helpline, 1-855-2736
    Emotional support and advocacy for parents

    SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline, 1-877-726-4727
    General information on mental health, location of treatment services. 

    Veterans Crisis Line, 1-800-273-8255
    Press 1 or text 828255

 

Schools

    East Helena Public Schools
    Buildings closed through end of school year, remote learning

    Helena Public Schools
    Remote learning plans, buildings closed through end of school year

    Helena Christian School, 406-442-3821
    Building closed through end of school year

    St. Andrew School, 406-449-3201
    Building closed, distance learning   
    

 

 Worker Assistance

    Montana Dept. of Commerce
    Emergency Rental Housing Assistance Program
    COVID Relief Fund

   Montana Dept. of Labor and Industry, 406-444-2840
   Unemployment information, other employee assistance

    Helena Job Service, 406-447-3200
    Help with finding work

    Supportive Services for Veteran Families, 406-996-1212
    Housing assistance for veterans