Tim Payne is a native Missoulian. In 1996, Tim decided to make a career shift and completed his BSW and MSW in Duluth, MN, serving his field placement for graduate school with Tribal Health and Human Services, Mental Health Unit in St. Ignatius. Following graduate school, Tim worked as a school-based therapist with Western Montana Mental Health Center. He continued to work at the agency for the next 14 years as a Family-based therapist, PACT Team Leader, and Share House Director. Following his tenure with WMMHC, Tim served Behavioral Health Clinical Director for Missoula Indian Center prior to opening a private practice. Tim currently serves as Board Chair for All Nations Health Center-his term will mature at the end of 2022. Tim also serves as a board member for Crosswinds Recovery.
The Montana State Prison Hobby Store is a shop in downtown Deer Lodge that sells handcrafted artwork from people incarcerated in prisons across Montana, including MTIP client Bernard Pease.
Read more about MTIP's most recent client Joseph Jefferson-Dust who was exonerated of parole revocation earlier this month at the link in our bio!
The Montana Innocence Project’s merchandise store is now open!
Join the Montana Innocence Project on Friday, September 30 to observe Wrongful Conviction Day! We will host three events in recognition of this year’s theme “Collective Impact.”
We will host our next virtual book club on Wednesday, October 19, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The book selection is “The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Conviction” by James S. Liebman and the Columbia DeLuna Project. Learn more at the link in our bio!
BREAKING NEWS: Montana Innocence Project exonerates Joseph Jefferson-Dust