MonTECH: Improving Lives with Technology
MonTECH provides technology, support, and services that improve the quality of life for Montanans with disabilities.
Borrow assistive technologies and adaptive equipment, and receive free, supportive one-to-one training on any devices we loan. MonTECH ships most items anywhere in Montana for free. As of January 1, 2021, MonTECH also covers the cost of return shipping!*
Who can utilize MonTECH? Any Montanan, any age, with any physical or cognitive challenge including those associated with aging. Do you live in Montana? If so, you qualify!
*Some loan items are too large or heavy to ship and must be picked up at our Missoula location.
MonTECH strictly adheres to CDC guidelines for the cleaning of all equipment and technologies we house. Committed to supporting physical-distancing measures, we offer curbside service for scheduled pick-ups and drop-offs of equipment. No walk-ins please.
We offer in-person appointments in Missoula and Billings, but if you’re concerned about COVID-19 or unable to travel, we also provide appointments via video call. Don’t know how to video call? We’ll walk you through it.
We have safety protocols in place for in-person appointments. Please call or write if you have questions about those protocols or our cleaning process: firstname.lastname@example.org, (406) 243-4539.
Thank you for your understanding as we all work together to minimize the impact of COVID-19.
Equipment Loans »
MonTECH loans assistive technology and adaptive equipment. Borrow for 14, 30, or 180 days depending on the loan item. MonTECH also hosts a loan program for adaptive trikes (Wheels Across Montana) in five locations around the state, and a re-use/exchange program.
Demonstrations provide a way to explore the assistive technology available for your needs. Compare devices and learn features in a supportive, 1:1 environment. We hold demonstrations at our Missoula and Billings offices as well as virtually using Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, or the platform of your choice.
Financial Assistance »
The funding resource guide lists funding sources available to acquire needed technologies and equipment. In partnership with RDI, Inc., MonTECH also offers a financial loan option; successful applicants can utilize this program to purchase home and vehicle modification, adaptive recreation equipment, and assistive devices including hearing aids.
MonTECH offers numerous Assistive Technology (AT) training opportunities for teams and individuals.
Sell, give away, exchange, or list a need for assistive technology or adaptive equipment free of charge. Post equipment that you need or want to sell on our exchange.
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