Western Montana Area VI on Aging

Contact Information

110 Main St
Suite 5
Polson, MT 59860 - 2364
FY 2015 RSVP Competition

Executive Summary

An estimated 280 RSVP volunteers will serve 5 rural counties in Western Montana (Lake, Lincoln, Mineral, Ravalli, Sanders Counties and the Flathead Indian Reservation. Some of these activities will include

1. Food Delivery to Homebound

2. Transportation to Medical Appointments for Seniors and Veterans

3. Food Collection and Food Pantry Support

4. Assisting in Classrooms

5. Collecting and Recycling Materials

6. Tax Tutoring

The primary focus area of this project is Healthy Futures. At the end of the three year grant

80 homebound or older adults and individuals with disabilities receiving Food Delivery will report increased social ties/perceived social support and 100 individuals receiving support to alleviate long-term hunger will report increased food security.

The CNCS federal investment of $108,514 will be supplemented by $ 48,889 from non-federal sources.

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