Troubled Kids Program Receives Thousands Of Dollars - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Troubled Kids Program Receives Thousands Of Dollars

Posted: Updated:
BOZEMAN -

A Gallatin County program that prevents troubled kids from being sent to jail received thousands of dollars to fund its service.

Wrap Around is a family initiative program based on community support.

The program ran into problems when it stopped receiving funding last September from the county's Youth Probation Office.

Gallatin County Commissioners on Tuesday decided they would give the program up to $75,000 in a 12-month period to keep the program up and running. The money was previously used to fund the shelter care.

County leaders said since the program began, it has saved the county more than $100,000 per year.       

"As long as they continue to work the same programs, I think they will save the county money," said Ed Blackman, Gallatin County Finance Director.

Blackman hopes to have the program running again by mid-April.

  • NationalMore>>

  • Hundreds mourn New Mexico woman killed in Southwest flight

    Hundreds mourn New Mexico woman killed in Southwest flight

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:05:03 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:31:06 GMT
    (Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this 2017 file photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family and friends will gather Sunday, April 22, 2018 to mourn Riordan, an Albuquerque bank ex...(Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this 2017 file photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family and friends will gather Sunday, April 22, 2018 to mourn Riordan, an Albuquerque bank ex...
    An Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane will be remembered at a memorial service.
    An Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane will be remembered at a memorial service.
  • Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

    Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-22 14:24:42 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:31:00 GMT
    Fifty years ago this week, students occupied five buildings at New York's Columbia University and shut down the Ivy League campus in a protest over racism and the Vietnam war.
    Fifty years ago this week, students occupied five buildings at New York's Columbia University and shut down the Ivy League campus in a protest over racism and the Vietnam war.
  • New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

    New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:15:27 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:30:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay Reeves). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Josephine Bolling McCall poses with a photo of her father, lynching victim Elmore Bolling, at her home in Montgomery, Ala. Bolling is among thousands of lynching victims remembered at the ...(AP Photo/Jay Reeves). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Josephine Bolling McCall poses with a photo of her father, lynching victim Elmore Bolling, at her home in Montgomery, Ala. Bolling is among thousands of lynching victims remembered at the ...
    A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings.
    A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings.
  • Most Popular

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.