Help Center in Bozeman, MT
A big reason for starting this company was to be able to give back. We have a huge heart for mental health and figuring out how we can navigate through the battles we all face. We are so excited to be partnering with The Help Center, a local non-profit, who brings awareness and crisis intervention to our community. A percentage of our proceeds will go toward The Help Center and all of the programs they offer
We have a huge heart The Help Center is the local 24-hour crisis and suicide line. We serve Gallatin and the surrounding 12 counties. Our line is open 24/7/365 for those in crisis, suicidal, needing resource referrals, concerned about a loved one or someone to talk to. We also host a variety of other programs, including the Sexual Assault Counseling Center, Child Advocacy Center, and Hearts & Homes. Services are free to everyone and we have been serving the community since 1971!
In 2018, the Help Center had approximately 15,000 contacts (of those 3,499 were high crisis calls), gave 3,722 referrals to community resources, took 1,856 calls from callers who were in towns with less than 10,000 where resources are lacking, assisted 120 adults who are survivors of sexual assault and assisted 209 children and caregivers who are experiencing child abuse.
Montana has continued to be in the top 5 states for suicide rates for the past 30 years. The Help Center has been serving this need for almost 50 years in our community through direct services as well as community education.
Learn more about the Help Center services:
The Help Center has trained staff and volunteers available 24/7 to listen and provide immediate and confidential crisis intervention. Also provides referrals to community resources, including local mental health professionals. Calling any of these numbers will get you immediate assistance:
- 406-586-3333: Local crisis line.
- 2-1-1: Information and referrals for community resources. Can also be found at montana211.org.
- 1-800-273-TALK is a 24-hour suicide hotline to help individuals and/or concerned friends or family.
Sexual Assault Counseling Center
Provides information, outreach, direct services, advocacy, crisis counseling and therapy to clientele who are survivors of sexual assault in a safe, confidential environment. Also provides medical and legal advocacy.
Child Advocacy Center
Provides a child-friendly, safe and neutral location in which law enforcement or Child Protective Service investigators may conduct interviews with children who are victims of abuse.
Hearts & Homes
Provides a safe and supervised home-like location for families who have children in foster, kinship, or dual care to visit their children. Also provides supervised custody exchange and parent education workshops.
Sacks Thrift of Bozeman helps fund Help Center programs. They also provide vouchers to community members in need of basic items.