What's new at PLUK?
Parents, Let's Unite for Kids Parent Center unites parents, professionals, families and friends of children and young adults, especially kids with special needs to support one another, and share information for the benefit of children in Montana.
We value our many community partners across the state who help Montana families succeed.
Families supported by PLUK become more resilient and better equipped to raise smiling and thriving children able to contribute to our Montana communities.
Parents, Let's Unite for Kids has 34 years experience serving Montana families; a source of information & guidance for families and individuals facing challenges since 1984.
We've provided over 20 trainings in the last year focused on issues requested by parents, families, and professionals with more planned for the upcoming year.
We strive to connect services and information to over 15,000 families across Montana annually.
PLUK works to provide quality information and best practices on topics that help children, youth, and families be successful in education, healthcare, and advocacy.
We honor each child's uniqueness and ensure each receives an appropriate education with access as promised by law, including students with special needs and gifts.
Information for families trying to access and navigate through our complicated healthcare system.
Assistance for individuals and families discovering their rights and responsibilities regarding education, healthcare, and life. Recognizing the importance of using one's voice to obtain and maintain such rights is one area we focus on in trainings.
I had a learning disability that was diagnosed when I was in high school. If it hadn't been for PLUK, I would not have made it. But I graduated and now I'm successful in finance. Thank you!
Our team is comprised of individuals committed to honoring the diversity of families and providing information so they may be as healthy as possible and thrive. No question or issue is too big or small, we address all things family.
Most of our staff have family experience with special needs.
When you do nothing you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.