Meet the New Downtown Resource Outreach Coordinator (ROC)

Kody Christensen-Linton was recently hired as the Resource Outreach Coordinator (ROC) for the Downtown Billings Alliance. The ROC position is funded through a County and Tribal matching grant.  Kody will work alongside the downtown resource officers and Community Innovations Partners to assist at-risk individuals with treatment access, health, housing, and social services.

The ROC position works within the Central Business District to engage individuals living with substance abuse disorder, mental illness, and/or experiencing homelessness. Kody’s holistic work model is person-centered and focuses on harm reduction. As the ROC, his duties are performed with a multidisciplinary and multi-agency team approach that supports the work of the Downtown Billings Alliance, the Billings Police Department’s Cooperative Safety Agreement, Community Innovations (CI), and the Continuum of Care (COC).

Kody was born and raised in Billings and has a passion for the community. He is an avid volunteer and serves on multiple Billings boards and commissions. He looks forward to working with the many organizations Billings has to offer to find the best resource for each individual.

To learn more about Kody and his role as Downtown’s Resource Outreach Coordinator, email kody@downtownbillings.com

  • Posted on: August 18, 2020
  • Categories: News