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VITA begins on January 29th

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation to people who earn $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and elderly, taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. READ MORE >

Warming Center Matching Grant of $24,000!

This year, the Warming Center has seen a 30% increase in guests in the first 45 days of operations.  As a result of this significant increase, HRDC has secured an overflow location for women and families. Funds raised will secure staffing of this second location. READ MORE >

Fundraising Un-Gala

You are invited to a inaugural and unique event. The Un-Gala-Fall Gala is a fundraising opportunity with an unique twist.  In lieu of a costly ticket to a fancy evening out, we are asking our "guests" to make a donation straight to HRDC.  Eliminating the cost of an event allows us to raise more dollars and include more of our community. READ MORE >

Warming Center is Now Hiring!

Apply today for Lead and Assistant Staff and join our amazing team! READ MORE >

Can the Griz: 11/04 – 11/18

This year marks the 18th annual Can the Griz/Can the Bobcats Food Drive, an off-field competition between MSU and the UM to see which community can collect the most donations for their local food banks. Help us continue the tradition! CAN THE GRIZ!! READ MORE >

Big Sky Housing Survey

Big Sky Housing Assessment and Action Plan Underway Input from Big Sky Residents and Employees Needed! READ MORE >

Warming Hearts Day: October 21, 2017

Will you commit to donating 5% of your net profits on October 21st to the Warming Center?  Your support is effortless- and the impact is priceless. READ MORE >

Why rent when you can buy?

HRDC is excited to offer up a new homeownership opportunity on a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom West Edge Condo. If you have been waiting for a chance to purchase a three-bedroom home to call your own this could be what you've been waiting for... READ MORE >

HRDC offers affordable housing opportunity!

HRDC is excited to offer up this homeownership opportunity from our partners at Kilday & Stratton, Inc. If you have been waiting for a chance to purchase a beautiful home at an affordable price this could be just what you've been waiting for… READ MORE >

Registration open for Huffing For Stuffing

Join us on Thanksgiving morning for a kids' run, 5k or 10k.  Event proceeds benefit HRDC’s Gallatin Valley Food Bank. Thanks to your generosity and participation, Huffing For Stuffing raised over $61,000 in 2016! READ MORE >

Warming Center Open

The Warming Center offers seasonal shelter to anyone in need- families with children, single adults, and couples are welcome.  The Warming Center is located at 2104 Industrial Drive in Bozeman (corner of Griffin and Industrial) and is 100% funded by our community. READ MORE >

Housing Search Workshop

Housing search workshops focus on how to secure housing in our community, including subsidized housing units.  Stop in: M&F from 10:00 - noon and Wed. from 2-4. READ MORE >

Age Out Loud!

HRDC Senior Programs provide the opportunity for our senior community to remain safe, healthy, independent and active! READ MORE >

Belgrade Head Start Playground Build!

Head Start provides an amazing opportunity for low income families to access high quality early childhood education.  Will you help us build an impactful outdoor learning area by making a donation or creating a fundraising team? READ MORE >

Streamline Celebration Month

Streamline offers fare-free service throughout the Gallatin Valley.  Our routes provide service to and from Bozeman, Belgrade, Four Corners, Livingston and seasonal routes to Bridger Bowl. Help us celebrate in a neighborhood near you! READ MORE >

Now Hiring Three AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

Being an AmeriCorps VISTA member is about making a tangible difference for communities and individuals addressing our valley's biggest challenges: poverty, inequity, homelessness, and lack of access to critical services. READ MORE >

Now Hiring for the 17-18 Season

The Warming Center operates nightly 7:00pm-7:30am (including holidays). Shifts are typically 7pm- 1am, 1am-7:30am and Sundays 7am – 10:30 am with some flexibility. READ MORE >

HRDC Higher Ground Drip Championship

HRDC staff are challenged to see who can serve the most drinks and raise the most money at Higher Ground. Check out the dates and teams - go support your friends at Higher Ground. READ MORE >

Summer Lunch is Here!

Summer should be stress-free. Let our Summer Meal Program help. Meals are available all summer long, M-F from 12pm-1pm. Find a site near you! READ MORE >

Dine to Donate!

Dine to Donate is a great way to visit your favorite Bozeman restaurants AND support the Community Cafe. During the week of June 4-10 visit your favorite local restaurants and tasting rooms and they will donate a portion of your tab to the Cafe. READ MORE >

Head Start now Enrolling!

High quality education for children, ages 3-5, and their families.  Head Start fosters the development of the whole child, including cognitive and language function, movement, emotional wellness, and social development. READ MORE >

See the impact HRDC had on over 11,000 community members.

HRDC’s programs and services are carefully crafted to help fill thesegaps and simultaneously offer ladders to long-term economic security. READ MORE >

Community Action Month

Community Action Month marks a commemoration of family and community achievements, as well as an opportunity to spotlight the great work done by Community Action Agencies all year long. READ MORE >

Check out our progress!

Stop by HRDC to check out the 2nd Tiny Home.  If you have experience as architect, engineer, carpenter, have construction experience, or are interested in learning, we would appreciate your help. READ MORE >

Wednesday, April 19

In Montana 22% of children are living in families who struggle to provide enough food on a regular basis, that is more than 1 in 5. While their hunger is often invisible, the solution is not. Together we can end child hunger in Montana. READ MORE >

Growing pains: The fight over the future of West Yellowstone

At less than one square mile in size and with a population hovering around 1,400 people, West is grappling with how to navigate the changes necessary to accommodate an ever-increasing influx of tourists. READ MORE >

Time for Bozeman to rethink transportation

We see cars parked in parking lots, parking garages, and on the street, but there isn’t a space for us. The reality is that there is a space for us, but it isn’t right in front of where we want to go. READ MORE >

United Way pushes Bozeman leaders on housing affordability goal

As Bozeman’s five commissioners hammer out the details of a plan guiding the city’s path in the years to come, a major local nonprofit wants them to pay attention to one point in particular: the cost of housing. READ MORE >

Legislature hears first of local-option sales tax bills

Legislature hears first of local-option sales tax bills READ MORE >

Montana resort towns argue for tax increase to fund housing, development

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow resort communities to raise the current resort tax to pay for affordable housing and community development projects. READ MORE >

Spring For Food

Join us in giving back to our community during Spring For Food, the Gallatin Valley Food Bank's spring food drive. Your contribution will support over 1,200 local families that receive emergency food boxes each month. READ MORE >

Homeless advocates pitch tiny houses for Bozeman

Could a collection of tiny home-style units, clustered into a village with on-site social workers, help Bozeman get a handle on homelessness? It’s worth trying, say advocates with St. James Episcopal church and social service agency HRDC. READ MORE >

Drink Coffee – Feed our Friends.

Make a New Year's Resolution that you can keep! Every third cup of coffee sold pays for a meal for our friends and neighbors in need. IT IS THAT SIMPLE. READ MORE >

Senior Programs BINGO Fundraiser.

In response to the increasing needs of Seniors in the Gallatin Valley, HRDC is hosting the first BINGO fundraiser on February 23. READ MORE >

Big Sky forum grapples with ongoing housing crisis

Housing was again the hot topic at a forum in Big Sky this week. Community members, civic leaders and business officials discussed the area’s ongoing issues with affordable and worker housing at the second in a series of meetings hosted by the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce. READ MORE >

Free coffee – compliments of Allegra!

You are invited to Higher Ground on February 7, for a free cup of coffee - your choice. It's ok - order a double espresso with steamed milk and whip! READ MORE >

What a living wage is in Bozeman — and who makes it

Bozeman MLK Day Organizing Committee will present the MLK Day Art Display, featuring art and writing from community members, January 20th-30th at Rockford Coffee. Community members have submitted works of art and writing in response to either of two Martin Luther King quotes: * “The time is always right to do what’s right.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr –Oberlin College, 1965 * "I have decided to stick with love…Hate is too great a burden to bear." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Where Do We Go From Here, 1967. An opening reception will take place at the Rockford (18 E. Main) on Friday, January 20th from 5:00-6:30 pm. The art will be on display through January 30th. READ MORE >

Give Big Gallatin Valley

WOW - we are humbled Gallatin Valley. Thank you for Giving Big! READ MORE >

Join the fight and double your donation.

Donate to our Youth Development Department AND your donation will be matched, up to $5,000. We believe the power for youth to change their path lies within them. READ MORE >

VITA Volunteers Needed!

Last year, VITA helped individuals and families file over 700 tax returns and put more than $600,000 back into our community. This year, we’re expecting to prepare nearly 1000 returns. We can't do it without you! READ MORE >

Make an Impact Today!

HRDC works to provide a safety net for our community, as well as a will and a way, for everyone to achieve economic stability! This holiday season, help us continue to make an impact right here in our own community, each and every day. Help us reach our goal of $50,000 to make sure everyone has a safe, warm place to sleep, that nobody goes to bed hungry, and our neighbors see a hand up! READ MORE >

Lost but not Forgotten

Six homeless citizens of Bozeman passed away this year. They, and other unknown people who lost their lives to homelessness, were honored at a first-of-its-kind vigil in Bozeman on Wednesday night. READ MORE >

Bozeman shelter facing challenges as temperatures drop

It’s been a blessing actually, sleeping out in the cold is no fun." That’s Gregory Jernagan, a homeless man, who since November 1, spends his nights at the Warming Center in Bozeman. READ MORE >

‘That makes us nervous’ — Slow fundraising at Bozeman shelter just as winter finally arrives

The number of people staying at Bozeman’s seasonal warming center is up so far this year, staff with HRDC said this week — but the donations the local nonprofit needs to keep the shelter open are lagging. READ MORE >

Streamline begins seasonal service to Bridgers.

Bridger Bowl and Bohart Ranch Seasonal Weekend Service to Bridger Bowl and Bohart Ranch run from 8:00am to 4:45pm. READ MORE >

Homeless, at-risk women to get housing help in Bozeman

St. James Episcopal Church and HRDC are opening up a historic church-owned home in downtown Bozeman as transitional housing to help homeless women get back on their feet. READ MORE >

We believe everybody should be warm at night

Heating costs for older homes, mobile homes, and energy-inefficient rentals can cause a household to face significant cost increases. We can help. READ MORE >

Coffee For A Cause supports Community Cafe

Bozeman coffee drinkers can now put their caffeinated beverage budgets toward a good cause. READ MORE >

Warming Center opens for the season

The Human Resource Development Council's Warming Center in Bozeman opened its doors Tuesday night for the first time this season to help keep people out of the cold after dark. READ MORE >

Mary Martin Memorial Fund

Mary’s influence during her 33 years of dedication to HRDC’s family of services is everywhere and touches all facets of everything we do. We are forever indebted to Mary, her reach is incredible, and everywhere. READ MORE >

Warming Center open for our 7th season

Your contribution saves lives. Will you join us in raising money and awareness for the Warming Center which is 100% funded by our community? READ MORE >

Registration Open for the 10th annual Huffing For Stuffing

Over the past 9 years, your participation and generosity have help us donate over $291,000 to HRDC's Gallatin Valley Food Bank. Register today and make a big impact! READ MORE >

HRDC holding town halls to discuss community needs

Bozeman nonprofit HRDC, the agency that provides much of the region’s social safety net, said this week it’s holding a series of town hall meetings as part of an ongoing community needs assessment. READ MORE >

Can the Griz Food Drive

This year marks the 17th annual Can the Griz/Can the Bobcats Food Drive, an off-field competition between MSU and the UM to see which community can collect the most donations for their local food banks. Help us continue the tradition! CAN THE GRIZ!! READ MORE >

You are invited to the Higher Ground Grand Opening

Join us for free drip coffee from 7am – 8am, give-aways, and a chance to say howdy to XL Country’s Dave and Amy. Every three cups of coffee sold will pay for a meal at the Community Cafe for someone in need. READ MORE >

Big Sky community forum focuses on future growth, housing

Various organizations, local leaders and community members gathered in Big Sky this week to discuss the area’s future growth and development. READ MORE >

Manufactured homes for affordable housing, not Syrian refugees.

Nonprofit HRDC said Monday that pre-manufactured “cottages” being stored near Belgrade are part of an affordable housing project in the works to serve local families . READ MORE >

HRDC purchases Pre-Manufactured Cottages to address housing needs in Gallatin, Park, and Meagher Counties.

HRDC is currently evaluating potential developments in communities with acute affordable housing needs, including Belgrade, Bozeman, and Livingston. If successful, the Belgrade development would accommodate approximately 50 of the units. READ MORE >

Course to assist with first-time home buyers

HRDC will host a homebuyer education class for residents interested in buying their own home READ MORE >

Community Cafe hosts fundraiser to remind community of needed support

Community Cafe hosts fundraiser to remind community of needed support READ MORE >

Community Speaker Series

HRDC’s Community Action Speaker Series on December 6th with a presentation on collaborative and creative solutions to help address area homelessness. The presentation will begin at 7 pm at HRDC’s Community Café, 302 North 7th Ave., Bozeman. READ MORE >

Homeless advocates gear up fundraising for winter warming center

Blue skies and 70-degree temperatures aside Saturday, a hint of chill in the air forecasted a seasonal truth: winter is barreling toward Bozeman, and with it the annual ordeal faced by the city’s homeless community members. READ MORE >

We need to hire a new president!

At HRDC, we are all about YOUR voice being heard! This year, we all have the important job of hiring a new president. Vote left, vote right, just vote! READ MORE >

We need you to Fly Signs for the Warming Center!

Will you share three hours of your Saturday with HRDC, Flying Signs to raise money for the Warming Center? Have fun and make a huge difference - the Warming Center is 100% community funded by people like you! To join us, email Taylor at READ MORE >

The Community Cafe needs our help.

The Cafe struggles each month to cover the basic operating costs. We ask that you invest in our Cafe by donating today. READ MORE >

Join us in the fight against Hunger

Here are a few activities to keep you busy throughout September! READ MORE >

Make Your Voice Heard!

By participating in our survey you will help us understand the emerging and ongoing needs within in Gallatin, Park, and Meagher counties. This assessment offers a focus on local conditions and an analysis of the opportunities and barriers for all residents. READ MORE >

Streamline Celebrates 10 years of service!

Throughout the month of August, Streamline will celebrate 10 years of service to our community. READ MORE >

Streamline Continues to Serve Community Well

Streamline, Southwest Montana’s public transportation system, continues to achieve extraordinary success. READ MORE >

Come One – Come All!

Join us for HRDC’s Premiere fundraiser with lots of exciting opportunities to contribute to HRDC and help build a better community. READ MORE >

Streamline is Expanding Services

The Streamline bus service recently expanded to western Gallatin County, offering rides to Manhattan and Three Forks. READ MORE >

Living with purpose increase longevity and health

There’s a growing body of scientific research proving that aging with purpose is really, really good for your health. READ MORE >

Head Start is now enrolling for 16-17 school year.

HRDC's Early Childhood Education program is a holistic, impactful program educational experience for children and their families, successfully forming a foundation for school readiness and lifelong learning. READ MORE >

Homebuyer education classes starting soon!

Are you ready to buy a home? What are the benefits of homeownership? How do lenders decide to make loans? Our comprehensive home ownership education course will help you to better understand the home purchase process. READ MORE >

Board suggests city consider Peets Hill site, other for affordable housing

Could a plot of land owned by the city be used instead to supplement the city’s scarce supply of affordable housing? READ MORE >

Dreams come true for Bozeman’s HiSET grads.

Dreams come true for Bozeman’s HiSET grads. READ MORE >

Foreclosure Intervention Counseling Available

Let us help you save your home BEFORE foreclosure becomes a reality. READ MORE >

Early registration for Huffing For Stuffing June 24

Celebrate our 10th anniversary with early registration on June 24 at Schnee's from 9am - 2pm. Swing by to register with us in person and get some sweet, early season, limited edition race swag! READ MORE >

Become a VISTA at HRDC!

It's your community and you can make a difference by becoming an AmeriCorps VISTA at the Community Cafe! READ MORE >

The impact of our Transportation Services

HRDC's fare-free transportation initiatives are an environmentally friendly way to connect our community and help individuals maintain their independence. READ MORE >

FREE Summer Lunch headed to a neighborhood near you!

Healthy meals are available at meal sites across Bozeman, Belgrade and Three Forks. READ MORE >

Housing costs pushing area homeless, speakers say

Homelessness is on the rise in Bozeman, said speakers at a forum Tuesday night hosted by social service agency HRDC — though not necessarily the type that’s visible along stretches of North Seventh Avenue. READ MORE >

Ready to Rent Classes coming up!

Join us for a comprehensive curriculum used to assist families or individuals who have rental barriers; May 23 - 25. READ MORE >

Big Sky resort tax could fund affordable housing

Local departments, organizations and businesses in Big Sky have requested nearly $6 million in resort tax appropriations, including $1.2 million for the area’s affordable housing program. READ MORE >

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Join us in supporting the Letter Carriers’ #StampOutHunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 14! It’s the largest one-day food drive in the US. All food collected stays local. Last year’s drive collected more than 70 million pounds of non-perishable food. Learn more: READ MORE >

HRDC’s Community Action Series

Interested in Tiny Houses? Join the discussion with Anders Lewendal on May 10! READ MORE >

The Impact of our Food and Nutrition Initiatives.

Nutrition is vital for our area’s vulnerable senior and child populations, and our services touch 1 in 6 persons in Gallatin County. READ MORE >

The impact of our Energy initiatives

Last year, 2,277 individuals enrolled in energy discounts with an aggregate savings of $396,509. READ MORE >

Is a home too much to ask for?

One of the people I greatly admire is Khadijah Williams, a young woman who was homeless for much of her childhood. READ MORE >

Three bright spots in Bozeman’s affordable housing struggle

This is news to no one in the Bozeman area, but the city is becoming an increasingly tough place to find a place to live — rent or buy. READ MORE >

Bus service deserves county support

Before I moved to Bozeman I lived in the bustling and car-filled city of Los Angeles. Having no car at the time forced me to rely on the county’s public transit; although annoying at times, it proved to save my sanity from car exhaust and traffic. READ MORE >

Bozeman needs to do more to help the Warming Shelter

As April 1 (April Fool’s Day) approaches, and I watch the snow falling and freezing temperatures register on my thermometer, I cringe. This is because, due to insufficient funds, the Warming Center must close on March 31. READ MORE >

Wear Orange Wednesday on April 13

Take a stand against childhood hunger in Montana. By wearing orange, and encouraging others to do the same, you are increasing awareness of this very real problem, and standing united with the cause of ending childhood hunger. READ MORE >

32 S. Tracy celebrates Centennial

Bozeman’s first federal building, now the headquarters of social service agency HRDC at 32 S. Tracy Ave., has stood for 100 years since it first opened to the public. READ MORE >

A Brief Look Back

32 S. Tracy celebrates 100 years of occupancy! Join us for an open house and tours by historian John Russell on March 24 from 4:30 - 6. Tours take place at 4:45 and 5:15. READ MORE >

Why losing a home means losing everything

How the housing market exploits the poor — and keeps them in poverty. READ MORE >

Thank you Streamline and Galavan Drivers!

Between July, 2014 and June, 2015 Streamline and Galavan have traveled 27,034 hours, drove 420,529 miles, used 55,966 gallons of fuel, and provided 342,635 fare-free rides! READ MORE >

Musings From the Bozeman Warming Center

Amy Ellsworth writes about her time and experiences at HRDC's Warming Center. READ MORE >

Low Bozeman Wages put Cost of Living Stats. in Perspective

Bozeman’s cost of living may hover just above average but scaling that index to account for Gallatin County’s below-average wages appears to provide a more complete picture of the affordability woes often reported by local residents. READ MORE >

Tiny Homes in Tenessee

Homes designed for community members earning $11.00 per hour. READ MORE >

Disparity of Lifespan between the Rich and Poor is Growing…

"Experts have long known that rich people generally live longer than poor people. But a growing body of data shows a more disturbing pattern: Despite big advances in medicine, technology and education, the longevity gap between high-income and low-income Americans has been widening sharply." READ MORE >

The Hidden Cost of Feeding Our Kids Vegetables

WHY do poor children have poor diets? Some commentators contend that healthy diets are too expensive. Others argue that wholesome options are affordable and that junk foods that seem cheap are hardly a good deal. But both camps overlook what most parents know well: Children are picky. READ MORE >

Hunger Refuses to take a Vacation

Help us restock shelves at HRDC's Gallatin Valley Food Bank. We are entering the critical summer months and our shelves are lean. Will you help by signing up to collect food in a neighborhood and help those in need? READ MORE >

Bobcat Pantry Proposed to Feed Hungry MSU Students

Hungry college students have lots of strategies for finding free food. READ MORE >

VITA – Free Tax Preparation – Ends April 14

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation to people who earn $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. READ MORE >

Affordable Housing – Big Sky’s No. 1 Challenge

Currently, Big Sky is seeing $1 billion in construction and development. At the same time, this unincorporated community has a 1,200 unit housing shortfall, and 83 percent of its workforce commutes from elsewhere in Gallatin County. READ MORE >

Non-Profits Pay Women Less Than Men

Female nonprofit leaders in Montana earn 77 cents for every $1 their male counterparts make, according to new data from nonprofit research organization GuideStar. READ MORE >

MLK Celebration offers chance for locals to share stories

Bozemanite Dan Lourie’s hometown of Antwerp, Belgium, was bombed on May 10, 1940, the day before his third birthday. READ MORE >

The Community Cafe Encourages Customers Pay it Forward

Check out the upcoming guest chefs and events at the Cafe! READ MORE >

Tuesday, May 3rd Rev. John Soderberg Montana Cares, Energy Initiative

Events will spotlight people and organizations that inspire human service, sustainable living, and a better community for all, particularly those facing poverty. READ MORE >

End Youth Homelessness NOW

Last year, 40% of the youth HRDC served struggled with stable housing. At HRDC, we meet these youth where they are, and work with them to find solutions. We care for and empower them to find success in their lives. Will you help? READ MORE >

MLK Day Celebration

The 2016 Martin Luther King Day Celebration will be a PechaKucha-style event, with multiple short presentations from community members on various aspects of MLK’s legacy, history, and present day implications. READ MORE >

Huffing For Stuffing registration open!

Join the 9th Annual Huffing For Stuffing Thanksgiving Day Run, November 26, 2015, Bozeman, Montana. Event proceeds benefit HRDC’s Gallatin Valley Food Bank. READ MORE >

Warming Center is open for the winter season

Open nightly during the winter months, the Warming Center provides a safe place to sleep to more than 200 men, women, children, seniors and the disabled members of our community who have fallen on hard times. READ MORE >

Help us Can the Griz!

An off-field competition between MSU and the University of Montana to see which community can collect the most donations for their local food banks. In 2014, MSU and the Bozeman area community donated 171,554 pounds of food plus approximately $74,636 to the Gallatin Valley Food Bank. READ MORE >

October is Warming Hearts Month

Warming Center Supply Drives and Open House! XL Country on Friday (10/23) between 7:30am and 8:30am - 125 W. Mendenhall MSU on Saturday (10/24) between 9:00am - 12:00pm - Walmart READ MORE >

Construction Begins on Affordable Rental Project

The $7.5 million Stoneridge Apartments project, a collaboration between the city of Bozeman, nonprofit agency HRDC and private developer Summit Housing Group, is funded in part by a federal tax credit program designed to subsidize low-income housing. READ MORE >

NEW Streamline Bus Routes & Schedules!

Starting Monday, August 17th the 2015-2016 Bus Routes & Schedules will include Improved Orangeline/Yellowline and Updated & Expanded Redline. Many stops have changed location and/or times. READ MORE >

HRDC Hosting Annual Carnival Fundraiser

The historic Story Mansion will be transformed Thursday for the HRDC’s Annual Carnival event. READ MORE >

Honky-tonk tunes support the Big Sky Community Food Bank!

Kick up your boots to the music of Robert Earl Keen, Jamie McLean Band, and Two Bit Franks. 100% of the proceeds of ticket sales - through HRDC - benefit Big Sky Community Food Bank! To purchase, contact Robin at or call 406.585.4853. READ MORE >

When Kids Have Books They Can Dream Big!

Support Head Start between June 21 and July 12 when you shop at Macy's in the Gallatin Valley Mall. READ MORE >

Experience summer cooking classes at the Community Cafe

Beginning on July 8 - and on following Wednesdays throughout July - we will share a unique, easy to prepare dish that features fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. Arrive hungry! READ MORE >

Head Start now enrolling for Fall

Ensure the kids in your life are prepared for kindergarten. Head Start preschool enrollment now available for kids ages 3-5 READ MORE >

HRDC gives back to our community

Employees from HRDC participate in Mandeville Creek Restoration project. READ MORE >

Thank you, Greg Sharpe and WWII veteran and Galavan passenger Sergeant Oliver Germann.

HRDC is honored to have the opportunity to acknowledge all veterans at the Memorial Day Parade, specifically, Galavan passenger Sergeant Oliver Germann. READ MORE >

Join us for Summer Lunch!

Our Summer Lunch program is open to ALL kids and teens 18 and under. FREE, healthy meals are available at locations across Bozeman and Belgrade. READ MORE >

Apply to be a VISTA with HRDC

Make a difference by becoming a VISTA with our Housing program! READ MORE >

HRDC, Bozeman’s Safety Net, marks 40 years

HRDC celebrates 40 years of Building a Better Community. READ MORE >

50th Birthday of Head Start Celebration and Open House

Join us on Monday, May 18 from 4pm - 6pm for cake, beverages, and the unveiling of the t-shirt design winner! READ MORE >

HRDC partners with I-Ho to raise funds for Nepalese earthquake victims

Thanks to the Bozeman community, fundraiser donates over $7,500 to the Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation READ MORE >

We CAN make a Difference.

Fundraiser for Nepalese earthquake victims and their families: Sunday, May 3 from noon - 3 at the Community Cafe. READ MORE >

Rotaract Club Awards HRDC with $3000

The Bozeman Rotaract Club, a service club for young professionals, presented the Human Resource Development Council’s Housing First program with a donation of $3,000 in April. READ MORE >

Three Forks Food Bank Gets New Manager

Kim Gelder is the new operations manager at the Headwaters Area Food Bank in Three Forks. READ MORE >

Donate to HRDC

MAY 5, 2015: Give Big Gallatin Valley Day is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in Gallatin County. READ MORE >

Warming Center Ends Season in the Black

Thanks to our community's help, the HRDC's Warming Center ended the season on a high note. READ MORE >

HRDC celebrates our Community Partners at the Commitment to Community Luncheon

Help HRDC recognize our partner agencies who help us Build a Better Community. READ MORE >

HRDC Celebrates 40 years of Community Action

During the month of May, HRDC will celebrate 40 years of community action. You are invited to help us celebrate! READ MORE >

Fundraiser to Help Homeless Youth in Bozeman

Homeless youth are often an invisible part of the community, sleeping in cars, hotels or staying with friends. READ MORE >

Spring for Food Fundraiser

Invite your family and friends to join you on a pleasant Spring day of giving back to our community and collecting food for HRDC's Gallatin Valley Food Bank! READ MORE >

Culinary & Workforce Program

HRDC's Culinary & Workforce Training program now accepting applicants! READ MORE >

Streamline proudly celebrates 2 Millionth Rider!

A crowd gathered outside Montana State University’s Strand Union Building to mark a milestone for Bozeman’s Streamline bus system. READ MORE >

RSVP navigator keeps people on course

RSVP navigator keeps people on course READ MORE >

Wall Street Journal Recognizes HRDC’s Warming Center

Wall Street Journal Recognizes HRDC's Warming Center READ MORE >

Will you be our 2 Millionth Rider?

Streamline is quickly approaching 2 million riders since our creation in 2006! READ MORE >

HRDC Offering Free Tax Preparation Help

HRDC is offering free tax preparation to qualifying people through its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. READ MORE >

VITA Season Starts January 26th

Click here to see where you can get your taxes prepared for free and see if you can get money back in your mailbox! READ MORE >

Linda Young, HRDC Board Member and MSU Faculty Honored

Linda Young, political science faculty member, received the Women's Faculty Caucus Distinguished Mentor Award. READ MORE >

Editorial: Warming Shelter’s Success a Positive Step for Bozeman

A discussion of the progress Bozeman has made in helping the homeless through the Warming Center. READ MORE >

Streamline Bus a Win for Bozeman

A letter to the editor in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle detailing one family's effective use of Streamline. READ MORE >

Bozeman High Students Cook for Free Café

ProStart culinary students from Bozeman High made dinner for the first time at the Community Café. READ MORE >

Bozeman Rallies to Keep Shelter Open

After news of the Warming Center's funding shortfall spurred the community to rally, fears of having to close early have been put to rest. READ MORE >

Editorial: Help Others Meet the Challenge of Winter

The homeless will need assistance long after the generosity of the holiday season passes. READ MORE >

HRDC Customers Receive $1000 in Gift Cards from Ressler Toyota of Bozeman

Ressler's Pay It Forward Campaign helped our customers this holiday season. READ MORE >

Editorial: Streamline an Important Part of Bozeman’s Growth

A look at the history of the Streamline program and its part of the transportation strategy of Bozeman. READ MORE >

Cafe Sponsorship Opportunities

Opportunities are available to support Montana's only Pay What You Can Cafe! The Community Cafe: Food, Opportunity, and Education. READ MORE >

Life-Sized Gingerbread House Holds Goods for Food Bank

For the second year in a row, staff members and families at the Hilton Garden Inn have decorated and assembled a near-life-sized gingerbread house to hold food donations for the Gallatin Valley Food Bank. READ MORE >

Serving Up Christmas Dinner at Bozeman’s Pay-What-You-Can Community Cafe

An article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle about our Community Cafe and serving a Christmas meal to anyone who eats, particularly those in need. READ MORE >

Shop at Co-Op and Support the Warming Center

Bozeman area Community Food Co-op stores will be donating one percent of total sales received during the week of December 27 through January 2 to HRDC’s Warming Center. READ MORE >

Streamline Bus System Recognized by National Award

Bozeman's Streamline bus system is one of five recipients of a national award from the Federal Transit Administration, recognizing the service for its work improving the mobility of people living in a rural area. READ MORE >

Warming center worried about funding for winter

As 2014 winds to a close, the city's only shelter is worried a donation shortfall might force it to close midway through the winter. READ MORE >

Subsidized Housing Project Planned for Bozeman’s West Side

HRDC and our partners are building additional subsidized housing in Bozeman to be available next fall. READ MORE >

Community Cafe, Now Established, Looks to the Long Run

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle covered the Cafe Reopening. READ MORE >

Fallling Temperatures Warm Hearts Weather Update for November

Thank you to KBZK for an update on the temperatures for November nights. Join us and pledge in our Falling Temperatures Warm Hearts fundraiser! READ MORE >

Thousands Run Huffing for Stuffing Race

Read about how this year's Huffing for Stuffing race went. READ MORE >

Can the Griz!

Help us beat the Griz by donating through Saturday, November 22 at halftime of the Cat/Griz game! READ MORE >

Register for Huffing for Stuffing!

Help HRDC's Gallatin Valley Food Bank reach 5,000 runners - REGISTER TODAY! READ MORE >

HRDC’s Warming Center Featured in Bozeman Magazine Article

An article on how the Warming Center was created and how you can help. READ MORE >

HRDC and Partners Recognized for Completion of Phase III of West Edge Condominiums

Congratulations to HRDC and community partners for the completion of Phase III of the West Edge Condominiums! Thank you to all of the partners that assisted in making affordable housing possible in our community. READ MORE >

Vision for New Livingston Food Pantry Becoming a Reality

The new Livingston Food Pantry will operate as a center for economic development, providing commercial kitchen space, room for local food growers to process produce, and cooking classes that will provide basic skills for students to get a job in any kitchen. READ MORE >

Governor calls preschool ‘best investment’ Montana can make

Governor Steve Bullock wants to offer free preschool for all of Montana's 4-year-olds. READ MORE >

Dropping Temperatures Warming Hearts Drive

Donations go directly towards keeping our doors open in the winter months. READ MORE >

Board Chair David Kack Recognized for Years of Service

Mr. Kack has spent many years as a leader in our Galavan and Streamline programs as well as being on the HRDC Board. READ MORE >

Bozeman Warming Center offering showers, warm beds

A Bozeman Chronicle article about the Warming Center preparing for the season and the showers it now offers. READ MORE >

Bozeman’s count of homeless students nearly doubles

The number of homeless children in Bozeman schools has nearly doubled in the past three years. READ MORE >

Thank You to All Carnival Sponsors and Volunteers

Thanks to many friends and donors, HRDC's inaugural Carnival fundraiser was a success! READ MORE >

Warming Center Supply Drive

Donate warm blankets and supplies to our Warming Center READ MORE >

Are you Ready to Rent?

HRDC provides free tenant education to help people better understand what it takes to be a successful renter READ MORE >

Thank you to Big Sky Western Bank, Cafe Sponsor

Big Sky Western Bank has sponsored the Community Cafe every 2nd Thursday of the month! READ MORE >

Affordable Housing in Bozeman Getting Harder to Find

Finding an affordable place to rent or own in Bozeman is no easy task due to high cost and little availability. READ MORE >

HRDC Carnival

Join us for our 1st Annual Carnival Fundraiser on August 22nd! READ MORE >

Warming Center Hosts Green Drinks

Join us to learn more about Warming Center community partnerships, including the Bike Kitchen. READ MORE >

Streamline Bus Survey

Take this 15 minute survey and be entered to win a $50 gift card! READ MORE >

Thank you to First Interstate Bank and KBZK

Thank you for your support of HRDC by sharing our story with the community! READ MORE >

HRDC is Alara Jewelry’s Non-Profit for June

Alara Jewelry has selected HRDC as their non-profit for June 2014. READ MORE >

Free Summer Lunch for Kids!

School's out- free meals are in! READ MORE >

Knowing your Neighbor… Through HRDC

Come see how HRDC builds a better community with a glimpse into the challenges our customers face every day READ MORE >

VISTAs Needed!

It’s your community and you can make a difference by becoming a VISTA! READ MORE >

May is Community Action Month!

Click to see our featured partners- we couldn't do it without you! READ MORE >

Thank you MSU Student Team!

Huge thanks to Kaci, Sarah, and Maddie for their amazing work this semester! READ MORE >

Transit System of the Year Award

Streamline has been named the Transit System of the Year! READ MORE >

New Bus Shelter!

New bus shelters are on our Greenline route at the Huffine stop READ MORE >

Drink Coffee for Kids

This April, participating coffee shops are pledging a portion of coffee sales to the Head Start to support school readiness and healthy families! READ MORE >

Mayor Krauss Honors RSVP

Mayor Krauss has declared April 1st as the National Service Recognition Day, specifically honoring the RSVP program whose volunteers focus on meeting community needs through volunteer service. READ MORE >

Streamline Adds Redline on Saturdays

Now you can catch the redline on Saturdays too READ MORE >

Who Cares About Kelsey

Please join us for a screening of "Who Cares About Kelsey" READ MORE >

Season of Giving

Creative ideas for giving this holiday season READ MORE >

Warming Center is OPEN!

HRDC's Warming Center has opened its doors for the 2013-2014 winter season! READ MORE >

Fundraiser for Streamline Latenight

Join us at the R Bar for a fundraiser for Streamline Latenight on Saturday! READ MORE >

Amos House Challenge

We have met the challenge! READ MORE >

West Edge Condominiums

Construction of Phase III is underway! READ MORE >

Pints with Purpose

Join us for a pint (or two!) at Bridger Brewing October 21st READ MORE >

American Winter Showing

Join us for a showing of the HBO film American Winter READ MORE >

Warming Center Community Quilt

Purchase a square of the Community Quilt! READ MORE >

Warming Center Blanket Drive

Winter is coming! Help the Warming Center stay ahead of the cold weather. READ MORE >

Senior Nutrition Programs

HRDC Nutrition Services Volunteer program matches a dependable and safe volunteer with a Senior in need of companionship, meal planning and prep. READ MORE >

Girl’s Night to Shop!

A night to shop for FREE Back to School clothing, accessories, and shoes READ MORE >

2012 Annual Report

View our Community Impact here... READ MORE >

HRDC is Hiring! Click here to see our current openings

Come work for a company that is committed to strengthening community READ MORE >

Bozeman Chronicle Editorial: Cafe fighting hunger one free meal at a time

Cafe fighting hunger one free meal at a time. Prospects for the underfed got a whole lot better last week when the Community Café officially opened its doors. READ MORE >

Community Effort Launches the New ‘Community Cafe’

COMMUNITY EFFORT LAUNCHES THE NEW “COMMUNITY CAFÉ” Gallatin Valley Food Bank Leads Community Project to Provide Hot Meals READ MORE >

HRDC Program Helps Homeless

HRDC helps address homelessness through its Home To Stay Program READ MORE >

RSVP in the news

HRDC's RSVP volunteers provide our Head Start students with warmwear for winter! READ MORE >

HRDC’s Head Start Program receives “Striving Readers” funding for new literacy initiative for pre-schoolers

Secretary of State Denis Juneau Announces Award - HRDC District 9 Head Start Program Will Participate. READ MORE >

Streamline’s One Millionth Rider Chosen – Roberta Stevens honored

The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) and Associated Students of MSU (ASMSU) celebrate Streamline’s one millionth ride on Veterans Day in Bozeman. (Our Millionth Rider was Roberta Stevens, one of Streamline's earliest and most loyal passengers.) READ MORE >

HRDC Senior Programs at Risk

Come work for a company that is committed to strengthening community READ MORE >

Senator Dorothy Eck receives Commitment to Community Award

HRDC Honors Dorothy Eck for her lifelong commitment to public service and strengthening the Bozeman Community at the HRDC's fourth annual Commitment to Community Luncheon held October 26th in Bozeman. READ MORE >

HRDC’s Home Rehabilitation Program

HRDC's Home Rehabilitation Program can help homeowners with repairs needed to improve the efficiency, health and safety of their home. READ MORE >

Help Prevent Homelessness

Your contribution can go to work TODAY to prevent homelessness right HERE at home. READ MORE >

Kids Pack Program Impacts 400 Kids!

Kids Pack Program Evaluation 2009/2010 School Year READ MORE >