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Montana Parent Partner Project

Children's Special Health Services

Montana Parent Partner Project

Beyond Our Dreams

Mission Statement

The Mission of the HALI Project is to inspire people with special needs and their families to dream new dreams through teaching and encouragement; and to improve the quality of medical and non-medical care these families receive by providing support to those who serve them.

Research indicates that parents who receive support from other parents are better able to adjust to their child’s disability or chronic conditions and have better attitudes, increased coping abilities, and greater problem solving ability. The HALI Project Medical Home Model trains Parent Partners to serve as the “hub” in primary care practices for coordination of health services and family support, and to ensure that all available services are fully integrated into a patient’s primary preventive health care program. For additional information, visit the Hali Project website.

The HALI Project Parent Partner Program - Montana

Project Director

Brad Thompson
(806) 676-1773

State Coordinator

Tarra Thomas
(406) 281-8751

Billings Practice

The Children's Clinic

3401 Avenue E

Billings, MT 59101

(406) 281-8700



Tarra Thomas

(406) 281-8751


Lily Hagel

(406) 281-8751


Butte Practice

Southwest Montana Community Health Center

445 Centennial Ave

Butte, MT 59701

(406) 723-4075



Karla Ahlborn

(406) 723-4075 ext. 279


Barb Fitzpatrick

(406) 723-4075 ext. 279

Great Falls Practice

Benefis Hospital – Pediatric Specialty Clinic

1300 28th Street S, Suite 4

Great Falls, MT 59405

(406) 455-4306



Sarah Whitney

(406) 455-4306

Kalispell Practice

Montana Children’s Medical Center

Glacier Conference Center

1375 Highway 93 North

Kalispell, MT  59901

(406) 758-7055



Mary Anne Gill

(406) 471-1481

Missoula Practice

CPG Missoula Valley Pediatrics

2835 Fort Missoula Rd, Suite 205

Missoula, MT 59804



Robin Clason

(406) 327-3855


Jessie Crowley

(406) 327-3855