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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
bthompson@southwest.org

State Coordinator

Tarra Thomas
(406) 281-8751
tarrathomasfa@outlook.com

Billings Practice

The Children's Clinic

3401 Avenue E

Billings, MT 59101

(406) 281-8700

 

Partners:

Tarra Thomas

(406) 281-8751

tarrathomasfa@outlook.com

 

Lily Hagel

(406) 281-8751

lily.hagel@outlook.com

 

Butte Practice

Southwest Montana Community Health Center

445 Centennial Ave

Butte, MT 59701

(406) 723-4075

 

Partners:

Karla Ahlborn

(406) 723-4075 ext. 279

kahlborn@swmtchc.org

 

Barb Fitzpatrick

(406) 723-4075 ext. 279

bfitzpatrick@swmtchc.org

Great Falls Practice

Benefis Hospital – Pediatric Specialty Clinic

1300 28th Street S, Suite 4

Great Falls, MT 59405

(406) 455-4306

 

Partners:

Sarah Whitney

(406) 455-4306

SarahWhitney@benefis.org

Kalispell Practice

Montana Children’s Medical Center

Glacier Conference Center

1375 Highway 93 North

Kalispell, MT  59901

(406) 758-7055

 

Partners:

Mary Anne Gill

(406) 471-1481

magill.pp@gmail.com

Missoula Practice

CPG Missoula Valley Pediatrics

2835 Fort Missoula Rd, Suite 205

Missoula, MT 59804

406-542-0391
 

Partners:

Robin Clason

(406) 327-3855

rclason@communitymed.org

 

Jessie Crowley

(406) 327-3855

jcrowley@communitymed.org