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Family Connections Montana

Welcome to Family Connections Montana

  • As of July 1st, Families and Providers will contact the local CCR&R serving their region for Child Care Referrals and Provider Updates.
  • Referral Specialists in Regions 5 & 6 have extended hours Mondays & Wednesdays 5-7pm for child care referrals and provider updates: 406.761.6010 or 800.696.4503.
  • Montana Infant Toddler Course Application Deadline is Friday, August 12.
  • Kids and Teens 18 and Under Eat FREE June 13-August 12! Click here for Summer Meal Sites
  • The STARS Outdoor Environment Mini Grant application deadline is Monday, August 1 at 5:00 pm.
  • Fingerprint & Notary Services: call 406-761-6010 for fees and required documents
  • Family Connections serves 23 counties in North Central & Eastern Montana: Glacier, Toole, Liberty, Pondera, Teton, Chouteau, Cascade, Judith Basin, Fergus, Petroleum, Hill, Blaine, Phillips, Valley, Daniels, Sheridan, Roosevelt, Garfield, McCone, Richland, Dawson, Prairie and Wibaux
  • Donate to Family Connections, to help children in our communities have a successful future!
  • Amazon Smile will donates .5% of your purchases!
  • Smiths Community Rewards: Link your card to Family Connections #94260, call 1-800-444-8081
  • Financial Assistance: P-3 Endorsement/Early Childhood Master’s Degree
  • STARS Readiness/STARS to Quality Essentials:
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classes for providers

  • Jul. 24, 2016 - CPR/First AId

    You will receive a 2 year certification for Infant/Child and Adult CPR, First Aid and AED upon successful completion of this American Heart Association course. Glendive Kool Kids Child Care 116 S Douglas Street

  • Jul. 28, 2016 - CPR/First Aid

    American Heart Association Infant/child/adult CPR, First Aid and AED –  2 year certification To sign up please contact Deb Huestis: or 406.761-6010

  • Jul. 28, 2016 - Health and Safety- Belt

    The Federal Child Development Block Grant approved in December 2014 mandates that ALL providers complete a series of Heath and Safety courses totaling 16 hours. For a limited time, you have the opportunity to complete a 3 hour overview of these courses which will meet the requirements of this mandate.

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STARS to Quality Essentials

What has been known as STARS Readiness (and is now called STARS to Quality Essentials) is now online at  It is a great course that really talks about childcare in MT, what a Quality Rating Improvement System is all about, and specifics about STARS to Quality in MT. As of July 1, 2015 all […]

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