CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
100 Ryman, Missoula, MT 59801
A nonprofit organization providing advocacy through use of trained
community volunteers, for children who are involved in cases of alleged abuse
or neglect in Missoula courts. Trainings for volunteers are held in fall and
spring – call for more information.
Child and Family Services Division, Department of Public and Human Services
2677 Palmer, Ste. 300, Missoula, MT 59808
Child protection services-responsible for investigation child abuse and neglect.
Children’s Support Group, YWCA
1130 W. Broadway, Missoula, MT 59802
Hours: Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Circle of Peace, for children of all ages who have experienced or witnessed
family violence or abuse. Offered free in conjunction with women’s groups.
Held on Tuesdays. Families can share a free meal at 5:30 p.m.; support groups
are held 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Saint Patrick Hospital First Step Resource Center
900 N. Orange, Ste. 107, Missoula, MT 59801
Coordinates the response for child abuse and adult sexual assault investigations,
bringing together professionals from criminal justice, Child Protective Services,
victim advocacy agencies, medical and mental health professionals, and law
enforcement (in the cases of children and reporting adults only). Services
include medical care, forensic interviewing, advocacy services, mental health
services and referrals for adults with a recent history of sexual assault and for
children with a history of abuse.