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 of the technologies we loan.  MonTECH ships most items anywhere in Montana for free.*

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!

*Return shipping/shipping insurance are the responsibility of the borrower and the only cost associated with our loans.

 

 

COVID-19 Update

 

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:  montech@mso.umt.edu, (406) 243-4539.

Thank you for your understanding as we all work together to minimize the impact of COVID-19.

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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 »
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.

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.


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FEATURED
LOAN ITEMS

Trionic Veloped Trek

Trionic all-terrain walker.

The Trionic Veloped Trek is a new take on the standard wheeled walker that allows you to enjoy life to its fullest. Fully equipped for hiking and traveling, it can […]

Jogger Axiom Improv Push Chair

Axiom stroller with sun canopy

Axiom Size 3: All-terrain folding mobility system with an adjustable sun canopy.  Accommodates a child approximately 12 to 15 years old, 59″-64″ in height; […]

WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY

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 »