Mentoring, education and support for Montana families, since 1986.

When kids thrive, we all thrive.

Who is Thrive?

Thrive is a community-based nonprofit organization who believes that all children deserve the opportunity to succeed. Established in 1986, for over thirty years Thrive has provided local Gallatin Valley families with the resources, tools, and support they need to raise healthy, successful children.

Where is Thrive?

Thrive is headquartered in the heart of downtown Bozeman, Montana and offers services throughout Gallatin County.

Who Does Thrive Serve?

Thrive is proud to serve families of all ages and backgrounds. We provide programs for everyone from teen mothers to parents of high schoolers, as well as programs and activities for children ages birth to teen. Check out our upcoming events!

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Upcoming Thrive Events

  • Gym Day Belgrade

    December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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    Weekly on the same day until May 31, 2017

    Gym Day is designed for parents and toddlers to have a place to go, socialize, and be able to actively play on cold Montana winter days! The Parent Place provides plenty of riding toys, tunnels, and balls for the kids to play with! The Bozeman and Belgrade School Districts each generously provide a space for…

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  • Gym Day Bozeman

    December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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    Weekly on the same day until June 1, 2017

    Gym Day is a free event designed for parents and toddlers to have a place to go, socialize, and be able to actively play on cold Montana winter days! The Parent Place provides plenty of riding toys, tunnels, and balls for the kids to play with! The Bozeman and Belgrade School Districts each generously provide…

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  • Parenting the Love and Logic Way- Meadowlark Elementary

    December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    Weekly on the same day until December 15, 2016

    Parenting the Love and Logic Way® is a six-week course, developed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc., will help you find specific answers and strategies for some of those difficult moments in parenting. These simple techniques will be geared towards elementary age children. This class will be led by your school Parent Liaison and it is designed to…

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  • Parenting the Love and Logic Way®- Bozeman High School

    January 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    Thursday evenings for 5 weeks

    Parenting the Love and Logic Way® is a five-week course, developed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc., will help you find specific answers and strategies for some of those difficult moments in parenting. These simple techniques will be geared towards High School aged Teens. This class will be led by the Bozeman High  School Parent Liaison and it is designed to…

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  • Dynamite Dads in January: Culinary Adventure

    January 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Dynamite Dads is a free, monthly event that gives dads, father-figures, and the kids they love the chance to bond! This month we’ll be cooking! Dinner is included. This event is free.  

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  • Parenting the Love and Logic Way®- Emily Dickinson Elementary School

    January 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 23, 2017

    Parenting the Love and Logic Way® is a six-week course, developed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc., will help you find specific answers and strategies for some of those difficult moments in parenting. These simple techniques will be geared towards elementary age children. This class will be led by your school Parent Liaison and it is designed to help you find…

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Check out our Blog!

Simmer Down: Teaching Children to Self-Calm

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Written by Hanna Doil, Thrive Parent Educator Emotional regulation is the ability to provide adequate control over emotional responses. As adults, we have learned how to effectively support and manage our emotions in a way that works for us as individuals. Going to the gym, calling a friend to vent, or going to hot yoga…

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November Thriver of the Month: Julie Grimm

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What Thrivers say: “Julie Grimm…..the unofficial mayor of Big Sky – is deserving of Thriver of the Month in too many ways to list. She is the ultimate co-worker who will help with anything and everything you have going on. Her positive energy, amazing work ethic and creativity has single-handedly made the Girls for a…

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Our generous sponsors

Our work is made possible by the many individuals and partners who donate their time, materials and energy to to the cause. Here are a few local businesses that continue to deserve our gratitude.