MILP’s professional staff of Independent Living Specialists provides people with disabilities – our consumers – with both instruction and training to assist them in living independently.
Daily Living Skills: MILP provides learning opportunities for: budgeting, menu/meal planning, meal preparation/cooking, and grocery shopping.
Community Resource Acquisition: Our staff assists our consumers in researching and applying for community resources such as Medicaid services and waivers, Medicare benefits, food stamps, energy assistance and Meals on Wheels services.
Support and Recreational Groups: MILP sponsors recreational and support group activities as requested by our consumers.
Social Security Assistance: MILP provides educational assistance and advocacy for all aspects of Social Security, including securing and maintaining benefits, and the application and appeals processes.
MILP is a not-for-profit agency governed by a consumer-controlled Board of Directors whose lives have been personally impacted by a disability. It is funded in part by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended in 1992 (Title VII- Independent Living Services), and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (Disability Services Division). To obtain accessible formats of this website information contact MILP's Helena office at (406) 442-5755 or toll free at 1-800-735-6457.