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The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives
P.O. Box 81
17 W. Quartz St.
Butte, MT 59703
Open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.
Please visit www.buttearchives.org for more information.
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1340 Harrison Avenue
Telephone: (406) 497-6408
The Goal of the Parks Department is to provide maximum recreation possibilities within existing resources. There are presently 29 completed parks in Butte-Silver Bow, including skating rinks, golf courses, pools, and sports fields. The parks include neighborhood parks, tot lots, and community parks.
For more information, please visit the Butte Civic Center Website.
Director: Todd Hoar
Phone (406) 723-2070
The purpose of the Developmental Disabilities Council is to provide services to persons with developmental disabilities.
Services include: supported living services, information and referral, program coordination, program design and development and public relations. The Director acts as a liaison between Butte-Silver Bow and the National Office of Disabilities.
The Developmental Disability office is located in the Business Development Center, 305 W. Mercury.
Manager: Pat Holland
Phone: (406) 497-6573
The objective of Government Buildings Management is to maintain all buildings owned by Butte-Silver Bow. Building maintenance includes janitorial services, engineering services, painting, and carpentry.
The Butte National Historic Landmark District is the largest of its kind in the country. Please visit our MAPS page to view a map of our historical landmark district. Funding comes from Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and housing loan pay backs.
Buildings maintained by Butte-Silver Bow include the following:
- Belmont Senior Citizens' Center
- Civic Center
- Community Facility Building (Health Department)
- Fire Stations (2)
- Incubator Building
- Maintenance Center
- Public Library
- Public Safety Building
- Public Works
|Address:||25 West Front Street, Butte, Montana 59701-2801|
Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm
[closed: evenings, weekends, & holidays]
The mission of the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is to promote individual, community, and environmental health by understanding, anticipating, and responding to the health-related needs of the community. The scope of the responsibilities include: prevention of epidemics; protection of the environment, workplace, and food and water; monitoring of health status of the community; promotion of behaviors; mobilization of the community to respond to severe health risks; and responding to disasters.
Health Study Work Plan (1.2MB)
Transmittal Letter to EPA (42KB)
Fact Sheet 1 (112KB)
Fact Sheet 2 (72KB)
Fact Sheet 3 (219KB)
Fact Sheet 4 (164KB)
Press Release (68KB)
Links to State Resources:
Central Services Program
Elaine Holm – 497-5001
Central Services is a core component of the health department providing clerical and administrative support for the Department. The Program provides services for telephone, reception, appointment scheduling, computerized billing, medical records, budgets, accounts payable and receivable, reporting of various programs, and invoicing and drawing down funds for grants.
City-County Home Health Agency
Sandy Banion – 497-5000
This Program provides a broad range of services to help people of all ages remain in their homes as a non-profit agency since 1970. Skilled nursing includes observation and evaluation of the patient’s condition to assist the physician in caring for patients medical needs at home.
The Program provides services related to: Wound care, medication teaching and management, injections, IV infusions, catheter care, patient and family education, and personal care assistance. Contracted services include: Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapies.
Communicable Disease Program
Karen Maloughney – 497-5041
This Program has the duty to enhance and protect public health in the event of a communicable disease outbreak, 24/7/365. The Program coordinates with local, state, and federal health professionals; provides surveillance and reporting of communicable diseases; coordinates BSB Communicable Disease Team; provides information to the general public, media, etc.; and ensures HIPPA rules are regulations are followed.
Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Kathleen Nelson, R.N. – 497-5085
This Program is designed to assist qualified individuals (low income, under insured) through education and paying for breast, cervical, and colon screening tests. This includes maintaining a current provider network, carrying out workplans and implementing a colorectal screening “Toolbox” with health providers in a six county area, maintaining a local cancer screening coalition in a six county area, participating in a statewide cancer coalition, and implementing a local treatment fund from grants, memorials, and personal donations.
Environmental Health Program
Dan Powers, R.S.
This Program provides a variety of services by promoting the health and safety of our environment through a dynamic strategy supporting existing programs, and development of new programs to help ensure and enhance a more liveable community.
Program components include education, inspections, permitting, licensing, training, data management, sampling, and enforcing rules and regulations concerning Retail Food Service, Temporary and Mobile Food Service, Day Cares, Group Homes, Public Pools/Spas, Public Accommodations, Trailer Courts/Campgrounds, Air Quality, Solid Waste, Mosquito and Water Quality Districts, On-site Wastewater (septic systems), and Sanitation in Subdivisions.
Helen McCloskey, R.N. 497-5020
This Program provides immunization services for all ages across our life span to protect us, our families, and our communities from vaccine preventable diseases. The Program provides immunization services for clients two months of age and older. Program goals include: Continued training and education to keep abreast with new CDC guidelines for vaccine preventable diseases; collaborate with the WIC Program to ensure children’s immunizations are up to date; promote teen vaccines; promote travel vaccines; provide flu clinics; provide case management for TB Program; provide case management for Hepatitis B and Perinatal Hepatitis B Program; provide case management for post-exposure testing of blood borne incidents; approved Vaccine for Children Provider which offers vaccines to children with Medicaid, under-insured, non-insured, or American Indian.
Maternal Child Health and Public Home Visiting Program
These Programs are designed to provide services to high risk pregnant women in the community with an overall goal of improving pregnancy outcomes, decrease the incidence of low birth weights, and premature deliveries. This is done through home visits, early pre-natal care, identifying high risk behaviors and development of care plans, identify community services to help clients, conduct Fetal Infant and Child Mortality Reviews, referrals and follow ups with hospitals and OBGYN providers, and to develop and implement a fee schedule adjusted to individuals.
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program
Karen Maloughney, R.N. 497-5041
This Program is designed to upgrade and enhance local public health capacities to respond to events impacting public health through planning, assessment, and development of critical capacities as defined by the CDC’s public health preparedness capabilities. These include, but are not limited to: Surveillance and epidemiological investigation; community preparedness; testing; medical countermeasures, material management, and dispensing; responder safety and health; emergency operations coordination; public information; non-pharmaceutical intervention; medical surge; volunteer management; community recovery; fatality management; and mass care.
Rural School Nursing Program
Karen Maloughney - 497-5041
This Program provides nursing services to school district, as requested, outside of School District #1. These services include: Assessment of immunization status; hearing and vision assessments; and other topics as necessary.
Title X Family Planning Program
Jaime Paul – 497-5020
This Program is designed to ensure that every individual has the information, services, and freedom to make healthy, responsible decisions about sex, sexuality, and parenthood. The Program provides medical services, education, and counseling. The Program provides services in Butte-Silver Bow, Deer Lodge, Powell, Jefferson, and Beaverhead counties. The Program has clinics located in Butte, Anaconda, and Dillon. In addition, this Program administers the PREP (Personal Responsibility Education Program), Reducing the Risk Program, Draw the Line/Respect the Line Program, HIV Prevention/Hepatitis C Prevention, and the Ryan White Case Management for Persons with HIV.
Tobacco Use Prevention Program
Frank Rozan – 497-5044
This Program provides tobacco use prevention services for Butte-Silver Bow through education (youth emphasis); advocacy through the media; coalition building; compliance enforcement of the Clean Indoor Air Act; working with schools and youth groups; hospitals, physicians, treatment centers, and business owners; and providing assistance for setting up Smoke Free Housing and Campuses.
WIC (Women and Infant Children) Program
Jaime Paul – 497-5083
This Program provides supplemental nutrition to low income, pregnant, lactating, and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five. The Program is designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in a targeted, at risk population. This is done through nutritional screening, education, and counseling to improve eating behaviors and reduce or eliminate nutrition problems in persons identified at 175% of the Federal Poverty Level or below; monitor growth patterns of infants with a focus on first year of life and continues through five years of age; provide access to preventative health programs and referrals to private or public health care providers; provide checks for the purchase of selected foods to supplement diets lacking in nutrients needed during critical growth and development; providing blood lead screening of all pregnant women and enrolled children as well as any resident in BSB referred by a local physician or health care provider; and refer clients with elevated blood lead levels to the Residential Metals Abatement Program.
Director: Lee Miller
226 W. Broadway
Butte, MT 59701
Fax: (406) 782-1825
The Public Library provides a variety of suitable materials, services, and programs to meet the informational needs of the community members of all ages.
The Library maintains a collection including books, newspapers, periodicals, audio-visual materials in several formats and online databases. Reference services, interlibrary loan and public access computers with Internet connections are available. The Library also provides information in person, by phone, or in writing.
Children's story hour is held every Friday at 11:15. Public meeting room space is available for appropriate use by the community.
Please see the main Library Website for hours of operation.
Superintendent of Schools
Superintendent: Cathy Maloney
Deputy: Donna Maesar
Courthouse, Room 315
Phone: (406) 497-6215
The County Superintendent of Schools, an elected position, has served the county since 1880. This position works to meet the requirements of the Government bodies of Butte-Silver Bow County and the State of Montana, The office has general supervision duties for the schools of the county within the limitations prescribed by this title according to Powers and duties of Montana Code Annotated 20-3-205.