Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 3. Displaced Homemakers

Programs To Aid Displaced Homemakers

39-7-305. Programs to aid displaced homemakers. (1) The programs must be developed in cooperation with federal, state, and local agencies and with private employers in order to coordinate efforts directed toward enabling the displaced homemaker to maintain economic security and emotional well-being and to avoid unnecessary duplication of services.

(2) The services may include but are not limited to:

(a) job counseling services that are:

(i) specifically designed for displaced homemakers by taking into account and building upon their skills and experiences; and

(ii) operated to counsel displaced homemakers with respect to appropriate job opportunities;

(b) job training and job placement services that:

(i) include training and placement programs for jobs in the public and private sectors;

(ii) assist displaced homemakers in gaining admission to existing public or private job training and educational programs; and

(iii) assist in identifying community needs and creating new jobs in the public and private sectors;

(c) referral to or development of programs for displaced homemakers in cooperation with local agencies that provide information and assistance with respect to health care, financial matters, education, nutrition, and legal problems;

(d) support services, such as:

(i) child care for preschool children;

(ii) transportation assistance; and

(iii) grants for education; and

(e) development of outreach programs to serve rural areas where needs for such programs have been identified.

History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 709, L. 1983.