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 help learning about devices we loan.  MonTECH ships most items anywhere in Montana; free shipping and 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.


Make an Appointment for a Free 1:1 Assistive Technology Consultation

Missoula:  For an in-person or online appointment, or to schedule a call, contact Michelle Allen at (406) 243-5486,

Billings:  For an online appointment, or to schedule a call, feel free to use this link.  Contact our Billings office directly to arrange equipment drop-off or pick-up: (406) 657-2089.



MonTECH strictly adheres to CDC guidelines for the cleaning of our equipment. We offer online as well as in-person appointments, and curbside service for equipment pick-up and drop-off.

Please call or write if you have questions about our COVID-19 protocols:, (406) 243-4539.



Equipment Loans »
MonTECH loans assistive technology and adaptive equipment. Borrow for 30, 90, 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 »
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 the video-call 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.

Training »
MonTECH offers numerous Assistive Technology (AT) training opportunities for teams and individuals.

Reuse »
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.

Accessible Boat Launch Sites »
New adaptive kayak/canoe/SUP launch sites project.

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Cover of 2022 Annual report show Michelle smiling, working with a teenager with Down syndrome who is laughing, and an older woman smiling while exploring adaptive kitchen tools. Text reads: 2022 Annual Report. MonTECH provides technology, support, and services that improve the quality of life for Montanans of any age with any disability.

MonTECH 2022 Annual Report

January 20, 2023

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Woman smiles while sitting in MonTECH's lab using a video magnifier.

Crafting Again Thanks to AT

March 29, 2022

Barb DeVore simply lived with her macular degeneration, adjusting and coping as her vision worsened. But this Christmas, she hit a wall.  “My husband set up the Christmas tree in […]


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As part of the University of Montana, the Rural Institute follows the University of Montana Accessibility Resources and Statement. You can find more information by following the links below.

Accessibility Information »
University of Montana Accessibility Resources and Statement »