Services

4-H and Youth Projects

3300 3rd Street NE
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6980
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6984

The County Extension Service disseminates and encourages application of research-generated knowledge and leadership techniques to individuals, families, and communities. These include agricultural production, home economics, 4-H and other youth projects.

Adult Restitution Collections

415 2nd Avenue North #200, 200A
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6780
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6907

Please contact the Clerk of Court for information on adult restitution.

Aging Services Information and Referral

1801 Benefis Court
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6990
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6991

Cascade County Aging Services provides a wide variety of information and resources to callers and clients. Information includes telephone numbers, contact people, and community services that can provide assistance to seniors.

Whether you have a problem or just don't know where to turn, we strive to answer your questions and provide help.

If we can't help, we'll direct you to someone who can.

Birth and Death Records

121 4th Street North #1B-1
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6801
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6703

Contact the Clerk and Recorder's Office to request birth and death records.

Burning permits

121 4th Street North #1B-1
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6801
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6703

Burn permits may be purchased online or by visiting the Clerk and Recorder's office Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm, or the Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) office Monday through Friday, 8am to noon and 1pm to 5pm. Only electronic checks and credit/debit cards are accepted online; cash, checks, and credit/debit cards are accepted at County offices.

http://www.burnpermits.mt.gov

Child Support Collections

415 2nd Avenue North #200, 200A
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6780
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6907

The Clerk of Court collects and disburses court-ordered child support.

Community Decay/Junk Vehicle Removal

121 4th Street North #2H-2I
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6905
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6919

The Planning division oversees parkland administration, road abandonments, community decay investigation and enforcement, junk vehicle removal and disposal, and other issues regarding land use and land use regulation.

Concealed weapons permits

3800 Ulm North Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6820

The Sheriff's Office handles concealed weapons permits.

Concealed Weapons Permits

County Budget and Financial Information

325 2nd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6731
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6737

The Finance Office provides budget and financial advice to the Board of County Commissioners.

County Building/Zoning Regulations and Permits

121 4th Street North #2H-2I
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6905
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6919

The Planning division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the County's Growth Policy, the State of Montana Subdivision and Platting Act, Cascade County's Subdivision Regulations, Floodplain Regulations, Zoning Regulations, Location Conformance Permits, Fireworks Permits, and overall land use management for the County.

County Law Enforcement and Services

3800 Ulm North Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6820

The Sheriff's Office provides public safety services, including county dog control and issuance of concealed weapons. They also work with the Great Falls Police Department to coordinate Crimestoppers efforts.

County Road and Bridge Repair and Maintenance

279 Vaughn South Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6913
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6910

The Road and Bridge division is responsible for maintenance and repair of roads and bridges. It also regularly conducts road inspections and, when necessary, responds to emergency situations, including emergency snow removal, water on roadways, and fallen trees.

County Rural Solid Waste Services

3201 15th NE
Black Eagle, MT 59414
Phone: 1 (406) 761-2545

Cascade County has made the decision to privatize this service to rural residents based on economic reasons. This service and operation will now be provided by Montana Waste Systems, Inc.

Court Orders/Subpoenas/Warrants/Small Claims Court

415 2nd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6873
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6877

Justice Court handles misdemeanor offenses, small claims and civil cases. The maximum amount of civil matters in controversy is $7,000.

Court-Appointed Public Defenders

615 2nd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 770-3200
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6862

Public Defenders provide prosecution-related services to the citizens Cascade County.

Emergency/Disaster Response and Preparations/EMS

521 1st Avenue NW
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6900
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6903

The Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) department coordinates the efforts of all response agencies and departments in preparation for coping with all emergencies or disasters.

Felony Arraignments

415 2nd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6873
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6877

The Justice Court handles felony arraignments.

Flood Watch

521 1st Avenue NW
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6900
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6903

Geographic Information System

325 2nd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6795
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6797

Provides the GIS tools necessary to aid county government in providing its essential services to the residents of the county in the most effective and efficient manner; assists with departmental needs analysis and develops applicable mapping.

Maps that contain various information of the area outside the city limits of Great Falls and within the boundaries of Cascade County are available, for a nominal charge, to the public. Please refer to the 'Map Price List' document for details.

Health services

115 4th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6950
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6959

The City-County Health Department is available to help prevent disease and injury; protect food, water, and air; prepare for emergencies; and provide quality health and dental care to low-income and uninsured residents.

http://www.cchdmt.org

Home Schooling Assistance and Registration

121 4th Street North #1A
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6776
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6778

The Superintendent of Schools provides services to home schoolers, who are required to register every year, as well as teachers, who are required to register when they accept a job in a Cascade County public school.

Jury Selection and Service

415 2nd Avenue North #200, 200A
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6780
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6907

The Clerk of Court is responsible for the selection and processing of citizens that are eligible to serve as juror within the 8th District Court.

Juvenile Delinquent Support and Services

1600 26th St S
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6930
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6939

The Cascade County Regional Youth Services Center provides a safe, secure environment for criminally charged youth, ages 10-18 years old.

Marriage Licensing

415 2nd Avenue North #200, 200A
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6780
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6907

Contact the Clerk of Court for a marriage license application.

Meals on Wheels

1801 Benefis Court
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6990
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6991

Meals on Wheels are distributed Monday through Friday in Great Falls. This is often the only meal that some have for the day. We also have group meals where friends, neighbors, and newcomers can enjoy a meal and converse with one another. Transportation is provided to the Great Falls Senior Center Monday through Friday.

Noxious Weed and Mosquito Control

279 Vaughn South Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6920
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6922

The Weed and Mosquito division manages mosquitoes and noxious weeds through herbicides, insecticides, biological control agents, promotion of good land use practices, and education.

Ombudsman

1801 Benefis Court
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6990
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6991

An Ombudsman responds to the concerns of elderly persons or disabled adults who live in long-term care facilities. This person can help residents understand and exercise their right to good care. Ombudsman remain neutral when dealing with residents and long-term car facilities. If grounds for a complaint are found, Ombudsman may supply information, suggest solutions, and encourage action or changes on behalf of the resident.

Cascade County Aging Services has one local Ombudsman and one regional ombudsman . The Regional Ombudsman is responsible for the North Central Region extending from Great Falls to the Canadian border. The Regional Ombudsman works with several local Ombudsman throughout the region. There are five regional Ombudsman in Montana located in Great Falls, Polson, Glendive, Roundup, and Helena.

Call 1-800-551-3191 for more information.

Passport Issuance

415 2nd Avenue North #200, 200A
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6780
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6907

Contact the Clerk of Court for a passport application.

Personal Health

1801 Benefis Court
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6990
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6991

As we grow older, it is apparent that our past choices play a big part in how we age. We are all responsible for our own health . Whether we choose to use tobacco or alcohol, how we eat and exercise, along with past injuries and illnesses partly determine how we will age. Unhealthy choices place a burden on the individual , medical services and society as a whole.

Cascade County provides healthy alternatives to area residents. Exercise classes and health seminars are available in Cascade County Senior Citizen facilities and "Lift for Life", in conjunction with The Peak Health & Wellness Center, helps seniors to maintain health through the use of circuit training. Space is limited.

Mental Health Services are provided through Golden Triangle Community Mental Health Center for Cascade County and the Hi-Line region. Transportation is available through Golden Triangle.

Living at home is a healthy choice for most seniors. A little help with house work or yard work can be the difference between staying at home or in an assisted living facility. Cascade County Aging Services provides help with light housekeeping through the Home Attendant Program. Space is limited and appointments are mandatory.

Property Taxes

121 4th Street North #1A
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6850

Look up Cascade County tax parcel information and/or securely pay property taxes by credit card via Webtax.

http://itax.tylertech.com/cascademt/

Public Water Stations (Local)

415 2nd Avenue North #111
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6769

Public water stations are available twenty-four hours a day at 1100 21st Avenue South, 1400 30th Avenue NE, and 1615 8th Avenue NW. The current rate of purchasing portable water at these locations is $0.25 per 100 gallons. These stations accept only quarters at this time and are maintained by Building Maintenance.

Recorded Plats, Surveys, Land Titles, and Deeds

121 4th Street North #1B-1
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6801
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6703

The Clerk and Recorder's Office records real estate and personal property documents, plats, surveys, and birth and death certificates. Users can view the indexing information from land documents at no charge. To view document images back to 2001 in addition to the indexing information, you must register with us by completing an application and signing a contract. Our fee for this service is $150.00 per year, to be paid in advance.

http://clerkrecorder.cascadecountymt.gov/Recorder/web

Rural Animal Control

3800 Ulm North Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6820

If you live outside the Great Falls city limits and have a concern and/or problem with domestic animals, please contact the Sheriff's Office.

Traffic Fine Collections

415 2nd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6873
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6877

The Justice Court handles traffic offenses.

Vehicle Registration

121 4th Street North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6860

Register your cars, trucks, snowmobiles, boats, motorcycles, trailers, and motor homes.

http://app.mt.gov/vrr/renewal

Voter registration

325 2nd Avenue North #100
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6803
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6725

The Elections Office handles voter registration.

Website

325 2nd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6795
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6797

To provide feedback on the site, please use the contact form.

West Nile Information

279 Vaughn South Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone: 1 (406) 454-6920
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6922