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Quality Life Concepts

Established in 1977, Quality Life Concepts is a private non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing specialized and individualized services and supports to individuals with developmental needs and their families. We seek to protect the sanctity of home life, and to promote personal independence and choice to the fullest extent possible.

Quality Life Concepts is funded in part under an agreement with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. The statements contained herein do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Department.


• Support children and adults with developmental needs within their homes and the community by providing creative supports and choices that stimulate lifelong growth and development.
• Provide a supportive and safe environment so individuals may attain their maximum level of personal achievement.
• Empower and support families.


• Diversify and make a positive difference in the lives of people.
• Create a family atmosphere for our staff and those we assist.
• Generate awareness of our mission in the communities we serve.
• Maintain a highly trained, compassionate staff.
• Provide the best supports and services we can.


• Choices in life
• Collaborative and cooperative partnerships
• Compassionate care
• Education
• Family
• Financial efficiency and stability
• Independence
• Respect for diversity

Our Leadership Team

Our employees are dedicated to the principles of dignity, respect and quality choices for all individuals we serve. Our belief in the value of life and our dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of the individuals and families we serve will always be the hallmark of our agency. Quality Life Concepts has long maintained a tradition of caring for people with special challenges and special needs.

Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Quality Life Concepts is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that is chiefly responsible for establishing policy and securing funding for the agency’s programs and services. The Board of Directors employs a Chief Executive Officer who is responsible for carrying out the policies of the Board of Directors, administering the agency’s programs and managing the agency’s personnel.

Board of Directors

Montana Up Custom Apparel Design Company

Developed in 2017 by one of QLC’s Specialists and clients in our Conrad location, Montana Up has not only helped members of QLC’s residential and day programs find an exciting and new activity, but has also helped them develop business skills as employees. The clients work side by side with their Direct Support Professionals to cut transfers, apply them to shirts, totes, hoodies and sweatpants, process orders from the website and package items for delivery. They take great pride in producing quality goods and enjoy the experience of earning a paycheck. Montana Up designs were initially geared toward clothing for Direct Support Professionals at QLC, the staff who support children and adults with developmental disabilities in meeting their day-to-day needs. Montana Up has since been recognized by the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP), who invited Montana Up to their annual conference, where they were able to display and sell their clothing to disability support providers from across the country, sparking not only bulk orders but international sales as well. And the excitement doesn’t stop there. With the ability to produce designs with any logo, photo, or custom artwork, Montana Up has created a unique partnership with Special Olympics Montana as the sole producer and merchandiser for the commemorative clothing and totes sold at the Montana State Summer Games since their first collaboration in 2018. Check out what they’re making at