The Montana Victim Legal Assistance Network (VLAN) is a statewide civil legal assistance newtork that provides, coordinated, comprehensive, and holistic wrap around services to crime victims around the state of Montana.
The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) helps low-income housholds with heating costs from October through April. Learn about eligibility, how to apply, and what you can do if you have a problem with LIEAP.
Temporary Assistance for Needy (TANF) is a cash assistance program for families. Learn about eligibility, how to apply, work requirements, and what you can do if you have a problem with TANF.
Learn how to apply for Medicaid, who may qualify, and what you can do if you have a problem with Medicaid.
Learn how to apply for SNAP food stamps, work requirements, and what you can do if there is a problem with your food stamps.
You have the right to a fair hearing if you don’t agree with decisions about your public benefits. Learn how to ask for a fair hearing and what happens at a fair hearing.
While tribal membership does not exempt American Indians from federal taxation, some tribal income sources are not taxable. Learn what kinds of tribal income sources are not taxable.
Innocent spouse relief is when the IRS removes your responsibility for all or part of your former spouse’s tax debts, interest, and penalties. Learn what options are available and how the IRS decides if someone qualifies.
Learn about how divorce or separation affects your tax filing status and eligibility for tax credits, and what you may do if you owe money for your ex-spouse’s taxes.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a tax break for low-income working families. Learn who may claim the tax credit and the amount.