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SAVE MEDICAID! 2

Disability advocates from Montana’s Centers for Independent Living and ADAPT Montana have been putting pressure on Sen. Daines urging him to vote no on the current Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) that the U.S. Senate has been working on. The BCRA does a number of harmful things for people with disabilities including: Moving individuals [...]

By | 2017-07-13T17:01:08+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SAVE MEDICAID! 2

SAVE MEDICAID! 1

Americans with Disabilities are at a pivotal point in our history. Medicaid, which pays for the assistance many in our community need to have life and liberty, is under attack. Republicans have decided that, to fund a tax cut for the wealthy, they will devastate the services that disabled and elderly Americans rely on. [...]

By | 2017-07-13T16:58:24+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SAVE MEDICAID! 1

Summit Expands WRAP!

It is said that all good actions begin with best-laid plans; and so it is with self-care. Although even the best plans often go awry as another expression claims, it’s better for one to have made plans and anticipated responses and consequences than to have not planned at all. Therein lies the basis of [...]

By | 2017-07-13T16:55:12+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summit Expands WRAP!

BASE Updates

Great things are happening at Simmit’s BASE location (725 W Alder)! We are having a First Friday Art Walk on July 7th from 5pm to 8pm featuring artist Elaine Fraticelli. Readings from poems written in poetry group are from 6:30pm to 8pm! Friday August 4th we are having our summer BASE Showcase from 6:30pm [...]

By | 2017-07-13T16:52:25+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BASE Updates

35th Anniversary

Summit Independent Living celebrated its 35th-Anniversary in 2016. Since 1981 Summit has grown from a small, grass-roots organization to an active and highly respected community presence. Summit is a private, non-residential, non-profit organization that offers a wide range of services designed to give people with disabilities the tools and resources that are needed to [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:55:26+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 35th Anniversary

Community Services In Jeopardy

In addition to what is happening on the state level in regards to community services that individuals with disabilities and older adults rely on, such services are also at risk as Congress moves forward with dismantling the Affordable Care Act on the federal level. The new Affordable Health Care Act could be devastating for [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:49:08+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Community Services In Jeopardy

2017 Legislative Update

The 2017 Montana Legislative Session is flying by. To begin with, we would like to take this opportunity thank the 318 people who have helped in sending approximately 4800 emails into legislators and members of the Gov.’s office in support of disability issues. If you are looking for ways to get involved, you can [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:46:31+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Legislative Update

New Summit Staff

Summit is excited to welcome new staff member Kwanele Ngema to our ranks! Kwanele transferred from Johannesburg, South Africa about five years ago and has settled in the Bitterroot Valley. He most recently worked as Employment Specialist with Ravalli Services Corporation and has now been hired as Independent Living Specialist at Summit Independent Living [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:38:42+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Summit Staff

BASE First FRIDAY Event

BASE Showcase will be held at BASE (725 W Alder) on April 7th from 6 - 8 p.m. If you would like to be in the BASE Showcase with your talent by acting out a skit, reciting a poem, sharing a song, or offering stand-up comedy contact Mike Beers at mjbeers32@gmail.com If you would [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:36:13+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BASE First FRIDAY Event

Bringing Greater Access to Parking

Over the past year, Summit’s advocacy coordinator has been busy working with the Missoula City Council and the Missoula Parking Commission to increase access to accessible parking at businesses throughout Missoula as well as in the downtown Missoula area. In December 2016, the Missoula City Council adopted a change to the city’s parking ordinance [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:32:34+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bringing Greater Access to Parking

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Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23 - November 24
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Poetry Workshop

November 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Ravalli People First

November 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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