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Our Services

Services we provide include document destruction, mail services, janitorial services, grounds maintenance, and the thrift store.

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Our Products

Helena Industries manufactures a wide variety of high-quality products on-site at our Helena Avenue location.

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Our Programs

Programs include case management, job readiness training, career development, and work services and extended employment.

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Career Opportunities

Working here provides rewarding work experiences, advancement possibilities, and career growth.


Volunteer Opportunities

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News & Events

    Intermountain’s Festival of Trees: Utick Law Firm Partners with Helena Industries

    Helena Industries is proud to participate in the 2016 Intermountain Festival of Trees. Andrea Fox, Helena Industries Board President and attorney at Utick Law Firm, was the mastermind behind the Law Firm’s tree. The 2016 tree is themed I’m a Lumberjack and I’m OK.  The theme received the festival’s most creative theme designation.  Fox reached out to Helena…


    Helena Industries Community Placement Program: finding meaningful work

    Helena Industries Community Placement Program Meet Martha and Lisa, two Helena community members and Helena Industries team members. Both have worked at Helena Industries and out in the community for nearly a quarter of a century. Helena Industries Community Placement program works with over 60 local employers from McDonalds to Good Samaritan Ministries and Thrift…


    Recycling is an Investment in our Community: 2016 America Recycles Day

    Today, Nov. 15, is America Recycles Day, a day to celebrate the economic, environmental, and community benefits of recycling! At Helena Industries, our mission is to provide vocational and rehabilitative opportunities to empower people with disabilities in our community. The 3 Rs of Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle help us provide job and training opportunities, offer…


    PunkinFutz: Designed to Empower

    In the spring of 2016 we received a phone call from a woman named Lisa Radcliffe. Lisa lives in Brooklyn, New York, which is over 2,500 miles from Helena. Lisa is the founder of a new company, PunkinFutz, and she was seeking a partner to help her produce her company’s products. The company creates products…


    Meet Marvin Colman

    Marvin is a US Navy veteran. He came “on board” with Helena Industries (pun intended) while participating in the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program. Our Job Placement team began assisting Marvin with locating a work assessment site. A work assessment helps our hardworking team of job coaches evaluate skills and strengths and…


    Funding needed to responsibly care for people with developmental disabilities

    The US Census reports that over 3 percent of the population experiences a severe developmental or intellectual disability. These disabilities are characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior, which impacts the ability of these individuals to perform conceptual, social, and practical skills necessary for everyday life. The disability may be…


    Helena Industries Receives Pride the Patch Award from Farm in the Dell International

    Farm in the Dell International has awarded Helena Industries with the 2016 Pride of the Patch award. Lowell and Susan Bartels, co-founders of Farm in the Dell International, were on hand at the first-ever Cowboy Cowgirl Up fundraising gala for Helena Industries on Saturday, October 8 to present the award to Helena Industries President and CEO,…


    Meet Jessi: Helping the community stay active & healthy

    Jessi is a 21 year old young lady who graduated from Helena’s Capital High School in 2013.  When she was nine, she had a brain injury as the result of an illness: “I had to relearn everything.” She struggles with balance and memory issues. Jessi came into Helena Industries’ placement services knowing that she wanted…


    Meet Toni Broadbent, Director of Development

    Meet Toni Broadbent! As the Director of Development, Toni is the newest member of the Helena Industries team. Toni formally owned Allegra Marketing Print and Mail for thirty years with her husband Clark. The business, now located in the old Grimes Motors building grew into a nationally recognized and award winning company for sales growth, employee retention,…


    Five Reasons to Attend Cowboy Cowgirl Up for Helena Industries

    We’re hosting our first-ever Cowboy Cowgirl Up for Helena Industries, a unique western style gala on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the historic Kleffner Ranch.   CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS ONLINE.


    A Crafty Partnership: Helena Industries and Local Breweries

    Montanans love craft beer According to Steve Lozar, Montana beer guru and beer historian, “craft brewing has been around in Montana since 1859- 17 years before Custer’s Last Stand…having a brewery meant you had a stable town…it was part of the economic fabric and was tied to industries like logging and mining that produced ‘thirsty…


    Spreading the Word: Helena Industries hosts Business after Hours

    Helena Industries hosted the Helena Chamber of Commerce’s Business after Hours on Thursday, August 18, 2016. With a turnout of over 90 business leaders, we were able to provide tours of our headquarters, feature our programs and services, highlight products made at our vocational campus, and share our mission to: provide vocational and rehabilitative services…


    Helena Industries Recognizes Outstanding Employees, Community Partners

    Every year, Helena Industries presents service awards to outstanding employees and community partners. Through a nomination and selection process, employees and partners who have gone above and beyond to support the mission of Helena Industries are recognized for their exceptional work. Congratulations and thank you to the 2016 Service Recognition Awardees! Helena Industries Team Members…


    Helena Industries Visits our Nation’s Capitol

    Thanks to Source America, Helena Industries’ Big Sky E-Recycling Director, Matt, Ray, Self-Advocate, and Dory, Helena Industries Mail Center Supervisor, attended the 2016 Grassroots Advocacy Conference in Washington DC.  Throughout the week, the Helena Industries team was empowered to tell their stories and embrace their role as active participants in shaping policies that affect the employment of…


    New Staff at Helena Industries

    Helena Industries announces the recent hire of Carolyn Belling, Executive Assistant and Development Director, and Katie Gallagher, Marketing Director. A recent Carroll College graduate with a BA in Psychology, Belling completed an internship with Disability Rights Montana as an advocate and comes to the local nonprofit with experience in both advertising and finance. Gallagher brings over…


    Helena Industries Success Stories

      Success Story for Ryan The two men who arrived to repair the grandfather clock a the Montana Club were an odd pair.  Marvin, a mature gentleman and the owner of Barnes Jewelry, accompanied by his employee Ryan. Ryan appeared quite a bit younger than his 25 years. The pair stood in front of the antique clock, studying it…


    Helena Industries Electronics Recycling Program, “Big Sky E-Recycling,” to begin collection this Wednesday.

    Helena, Montana – December 15, 2015 – Helena Industries, a Helena nonprofit dedicated to providing job opportunities for persons with disabilities, wants your outdated electronics this holiday season. Their newest initiative, Big Sky E-Recycling, will provide collection for electronic items for responsible recycling and reuse through the Helena Industries Thrift Store at 2109 N. Last…


    Helena Industries Service Recognition Awards 2015

    Consumer Matt Millegan- Wood Shop Employee Community Member Marvin Hunt- Barnes Jewelry Nanette Whitman Holmes- Touchmark Case Management Rose Brock- Butte and Anaconda Offices Administrative Staff Holli Mikeshell- Finance Department  


    Helena Industries Hires New Executive

    Helena Industries announces the appointment of Russell A. Cargo as their new President and CEO. One of the largest nonprofit organizations in the Helena area, Helena Industries provides case management, job training, and employment services for over 900 persons with disabilities. Cargo, an experienced expert in the nonprofit field, joins the staff at Helena Industries…