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1210, 2017

The Effect of Proposed Budget Cuts and How to Advocate

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on The Effect of Proposed Budget Cuts and How to Advocate

Summit has been extremely busy this fall combating efforts on the federal level to dismantle long-term services and supports, namely the Community First Choice Program and the Medicaid program, as well as trying to [...]

1210, 2017

Disability Advocates Rally Against Budget Cuts

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Disability Advocates Rally Against Budget Cuts

On September 11, Montana’s Centers for Independent Living, ADAPT Montana, Disability Rights Montana, the Montana Dental Association, the Behavior Health Association of Montana, Mental Health America of Montana, the Montana Youth Leadership Forum, the [...]

1210, 2017

Ravalli County Update-Hamilton Happenings

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Ravalli County Update-Hamilton Happenings

Positive changes will occur this fall at Summit’s Ravalli County office in Hamilton. We will be offering Workshops on Wednesdays (WOW) to give consumers opportunities to take classes like Independence and Gratitude and Wellness [...]

1110, 2017

We Are Looking for Research Participants

October 11th, 2017|Comments Off on We Are Looking for Research Participants

• Help UM researchers learn about barriers encountered by people with disabilities. • Answer survey questions about how you live in your home and community. • Be reimbursed up to $110 over a 6-month [...]

1307, 2017

SAVE MEDICAID! 2

July 13th, 2017|Comments Off on 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. [...]

1307, 2017

SAVE MEDICAID! 1

July 13th, 2017|Comments Off on 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, [...]

1307, 2017

Summit Expands WRAP!

July 13th, 2017|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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Poetry Workshop

December 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Social Security Orientation – Missoula

December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Ravalli People First

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