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Mon 20

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.)

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 20

Living Well with a Disability

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon 20

Poetry Workshop

November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Summit Welcomes

Victoria Lahr Assistant Bookkeeper Victoria enjoys fishing, museums, and concerts. She has three kids and two grandkids who she is very proud of! Tyler Stosich Independent Living Specialist Tyler likes brewing beer, hunting, and graphics design. He is excited to be working here and serving people.

By | 2016-03-21T08:46:46+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Missoula County|Comments Off on Summit Welcomes

Montana has released new numbers for income limits for people using various programs

Medicare Payment Assistance (Income limits) QMB - Individual - $0 to $990.00/month & Couple - $0 to $1335.00/month SLMB - Individual - $990.01 to $1188.00/month & Couple - $1335.01 to $1602.00/month QI - Individual - $1188.01 to $1337.00/month & Couple - $1602.01 to $1803.00/month Medicaid for Workers with Disabilities (Income limits) MWD - Individual - [...]

By | 2016-03-21T08:44:23+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Montana|Comments Off on Montana has released new numbers for income limits for people using various programs

A&M Mobility – New Location

A&M Mobility, Missoula’s full-service mobility dealership specializing in sales, service, repair, and installation of mobility vehicles has moved. Their new address is 2308 Palmer St. in Missoula, just 1 mile northwest of their current location on Broadway Street. If you have any trouble finding their new location, you can also contact them at (406) 541-6625 [...]

By | 2016-03-21T08:40:05+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Missoula County|Comments Off on A&M Mobility – New Location

ABLE Update

Summit Independent Living Center has created a webpage to track updates to ABLE programs in Montana and throughout the United States. A recent rules change allows eligible people to create ABLE savings accounts anywhere in the country once states start activating those programs. To learn more about how ABLE accounts work, visit: www.summitilc.org/able.html

By | 2016-03-21T08:27:19+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Montana, National, Youth|Comments Off on ABLE Update

BASE Showcase

BASE Showcase was a free variety show in Missoula at the Crystal Theatre, featuring a combination of improv, sketch, spoken word poetry, and stand-up comedy. Professional and amateur performers from our community, with and without disabilities, teamed up to put together an amazing variety show this fall. If you weren’t able to make the show, [...]

By | 2016-10-31T23:23:29+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Missoula County, Youth|Comments Off on BASE Showcase

Impact Feature

Congratulations to Summit’s Andrea Dahl and Connie Lewis of People First in Missoula for being featured in Impact, a publication by the Institute on Community Integration (UCEDD) & Research and Training Center on Community Living. Connie is featured throughout the magazine, and Andrea Dahl’s article “Learning Together About Health Promotion: A Community Partnership in Montana” [...]

By | 2016-03-21T08:20:06+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Missoula County, Montana, People First|Comments Off on Impact Feature

Social Security: Immediate Cuts Averted, but Long-Term Solutions in Short Supply

One of the largest worries hanging over the heads of many people with disabilities in 2015 was a looming 20 percent cut to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits if Congress didn’t act to increase its trust fund balance. Ultimately, a transfer from the larger, but even more financially shaky, Retirement Trust was approved and [...]

By | 2015-12-18T17:49:17+00:00 December 18th, 2015|National|Comments Off on Social Security: Immediate Cuts Averted, but Long-Term Solutions in Short Supply

Upcoming Events

Flathead County Summit Closed - Jan. 1, 19; Feb. 15 Social Security Orientation - First and third Wednesdays monthly. Please call 257-0048 ext. 141, to register and get location. YODA - Youth group meets once a month. Living Well with a Disability - Starting Jan. 12, 2 p.m. Social Activities - We get together four [...]

By | 2015-12-18T17:44:44+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Flathead County, Missoula County, Peer Advocates, Ravalli County, Youth|Comments Off on Upcoming Events

Looking for (YouTube) Movie Stars!

Summit is looking for a few people who want to be in a short YouTube video for Give Local Missoula 2016. Our staff would film you working, playing or being yourself in our community while saying a quick tagline about what you do! If you want to show our community what you’re about, send an [...]

By | 2016-10-31T23:23:29+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Missoula County|Comments Off on Looking for (YouTube) Movie Stars!

(In)AbilityOne

We don’ been had. The AbilityOne program is supposed to be the largest federal job placement program for people with disabilities. This multi-billion dollar program is instead being found to be harming people with disabilities. Its actions actually take jobs away from those people, place others in sheltered workshops, and provide cozy deals for contractors [...]

By | 2016-10-31T23:23:29+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Action Alert, National|Comments Off on (In)AbilityOne