Resource Directory

  • State and National Resources

  • Breastfeeding

    La Leche League mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

     

    Womenshealth.gov provides information on a variety of topics around breastfeeding from the Office of Women's Health.

  • Childcare

    Childcare Finder is DFS' Early Childhood Division's search-able database of the state’s licensed child care providers.

     

    WY Quality Counts goal is to raise awareness about why quality child care matters for children, their families and our future.

  • Child Development & Safety

    Safe to Sleep information and materials on SIDS and Safe Sleep.

     

    Text4Baby sends text messages to your phone with information on pregnancy and child development, it is a free service.

     

    Immunization Schedule recommended by the Center for Disease Control, see it here.

     

    Child Car Safety information on how to find the proper car seat, get your car seat checked, how to install, recalls, and  other car safety tips.

     

    WY Department of Family Services mission is to promote the safety, well-being and self-sufficiency of families through community partnerships.

     

    Child Development Services of WY mission is to screen every child in Wyoming and if they are eligible to receive services, prepare those children for kindergarten, using the most talented licensed Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Special Education Teachers and Occupational Therapists in the state

     

    NCRP Virtual Community Citizens Review Panels (CRP) are groups of citizen-volunteers who are federally mandated to conduct an evaluation of their state's child protective services agency. This site contains information about each state's CRP, including annual reports, training materials, and other useful information.

     

    Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) this booklet presents the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended by the Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003.

     

    Prevent Child Abuse America is the national champion of great childhoods for all children. Founded in 1972 in Chicago, Prevent Child Abuse America works to promote the healthy development of children and prevent child abuse before it can occur in order to help children to grow up and contribute in their communities.

     

    Center on the Developing Child mission is to drive science-based innovation that achieves breakthrough outcomes for children facing adversity.

     

    Wyoming Early Learning Guidelines and Foundations the Wyoming Early Learning Guidelines (birth to age 3) and Early Learning Foundations (ages 3 to 5) are a set of documents established by a group of experts.

     

     

  • Disability Assistance

    Wyoming Institute for Disabilities works to assist individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, professionals, and UW students.

  • Drug/Alcohol Assistance

    Substance Abuse Treatment Resources map is provided by the WY Department of Health and gives access to a list of treatment providers nearest to you.

     

    WAMHSAC is an association of community mental health and substance abuse treatment centers across Wyoming.  Together we sponsor the Wyoming Wellness website to provide you with information and links to find local high quality, affordable care geared for any individuals or families who need help.

     

    DrugRehab.com  mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.

  • Emergency / Crisis

    Poison Control Center offers free, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

     

    Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hot-line available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

     

    WY Child Protection Services you can contact CPS to report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect.

     

    WY Division of Victim Services  mission is to cultivate social change and access to victim services through the provision of resources, education, and program support and development. DVS provides awareness, education, and technical support to programs serving victims of crime and to the general public.

     

     

     

  • Employment

    WY Workforce Services search-able job listings and information on job training.

     

    Wyoming.Jobs a focus on recruiting and hiring in the state of Wyoming. A wide variety of careers and opportunities available in Wyoming. Sponsored by My.Jobs and Direct Employers.

     

    Climb Wyoming a non-profit orga­ni­za­tion, trains and places low-income single mothers in careers that suc­cess­fully support their families.

     

  • Food Assistance

    Wyoming WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

     

    SNAP Benefits provides crucial support to needy households and to those moving from welfare to work. SNAP benefits are distributed electronically through the Wyoming Card. SNAP supports better nutrition for low-income households.

     

    Foodpantries.org provides a list of some of the food pantries for a number of towns in Wyoming.

  • Housing

    Wyoming HUD is the site for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. You can find information on a variety of housing assistance needs.

     

    LIEAP is a state and federally-funded program that helps people pay home heating bills November through June.  The program is open to homeowners and renters. It helps cover the costs of electricity, natural gas, propane, wood, diesel heating oil, coal and pellets when these are used for heating a home.

     

    WY Weatherization Assistance Program provides funds to the States to assist with the weatherization of the homes of low-income elderly and disabled adults and families. Applicants must meet low-income eligibility guidelines based on established Federal poverty guidelines. Activities include: insulation, storm windows, caulking, and other related activities to reduce home energy costs and increase home energy efficiency.

     

     

  • Insurance

    Wyoming Medicaid If you have questions about Medicaid, or are interested in applying for coverage you can find information here.

     

    WY Kid Care Chip provides free or low-cost health coverage to eligible Wyoming children and teens.

     

    Healthcare.gov is the official website for the health insurance exchange. Shop for policies, or find a navigator near you to help you find a policy.

  • Mental Health

    Mental Health Treatment Resources map is provided by the WY Department of Health and gives access to a list of treatment providers nearest to you.

     

    WAMHSAC is an association of community mental health and substance abuse treatment centers across Wyoming.  Together we sponsor the Wyoming Wellness website to provide you with information and links to find local high quality, affordable care geared for any individuals or families who need help.

  • Physical Health

    Wyoming Department of Health mission is to promote, protect, and enhance the health of all Wyoming citizens.

     

    Choose My Plate provides helpful tools and information on healthy lifestyle and food choices for kids and adults.

     

    My Health Finder use this easy tool to get personalized health recommendations for yourself or a loved one.

     

  • Recreation

    WY Travel and Tourism provides information on a multitude of recreation opportunities across the state. Includes parks, nature, sports, arts, shopping, dining, historic sites and more.

     

    WY State Parks Dept. is the official site for the State Parks Department. Find information on a variety of outdoor activities available at the State Parks across Wyoming.

  • Tobacco Cessation

    Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program offers Wyoming residents free access to online quit tools, support from other tobacco users who are trying to quit, and other info to make your quit attempt easier.

     

    Smokefree.gov is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking. Different people need different resources as they try to quit smoking cigarettes. The information and professional assistance available on this website can help to support both your immediate and long-term needs as you become, and remain, a non-smoker.

     

  • Veterans

    Dept of Veterans Affairs mission is to fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.

     

    Dept of Labor VETS serves America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.

     

    ESGR is a Department of Defense (DoD) office that develops and promotes supportive work environments for service members in the Reserve Components through outreach, recognition, and educational opportunities that increase awareness of applicable laws and resolves employer conflicts between the service members and their employers.

     

    Veterans Resource Centers of America is a community based veteran’s service agency with a 40 year history of providing veteran programs. We strive to engage veterans and their families in a process of healing and growth that celebrates their individuality, identifies all barriers to success, mitigates those barriers, and challenges each participant to live to their utmost potential.

     

    Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

     

    F.E. Warren Air Force Base provides information and links for F.E. Warren Air Force Base and military personnel.

     

    WY Military Dept. provides a variety of  information and resource connections.

     

    Cheyenne VA Medical Center improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can.

     

    Sheridan VA Medical Center mission is to honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being; Provide tertiary mental health services in a full continuum of medical care for the Rocky Mountain Region.

     

    UW Veterans Services mission is to recognize experiences and accomplishments by supporting the interests of military veterans, dependents, and current service personnel as they transition from military service to university life.

Albany

Fremont

Natrona

Sweetwater

Albany County Public Health - Provides a variety of services for families and the community, contact them for more information.

 

Albany County Public Library - ACPL offers a wide variety of services and activities for families and individuals of all ages.

 

City of Laramie - Official website for the city of Laramie, includes a variety of information.

 

CLIMB WY Laramie - Trains and places low-income single mothers in careers that successfully support their families.

 

Developmental Preschool & Daycare - Quality preschool experiences and early intervention for children with differing abilities in a playful learning environment.

 

Goodwill - Job placement, vocational assessment and job coaching services. Store is open 7 days a week.

 

Interfaith Good Samaritan - Nonprofit that cooperates with other agencies and organizations to assist adults and children in emergency situations.

 

Laramie Head Start - A free preschool program serving children and families of low income in Laramie Wyoming.

 

Laramie Rec Center - Provides a variety of facilities and services including aquatics, group fitness, gymnasium, and more.

 

Laramie Soup Kitchen - Hot lunches Mon. - Fri. 11:00am - 1:30pm and doors are open from 8am -2pm. Sack lunches on weekends.

 

LCCC Albany County Campus - All services and academic programs offered through the main campus in Cheyenne are available to ACC students. In addition, lots of classes and student services also are available on the ACC campus. A variety of educational services including college classes and GED testing are available.

 

NU2U Second Hand Store - Full spectrum of adult clothing and accessories, jewelry, gear, furniture, and treasures of all kinds.

 

Peak Wellness - A private, not-for-profit system of care that provides accessible, affordable and effective mental health and substance abuse services to the residents of Albany, Goshen, Laramie, and Platte Counties in Wyoming. 24 hour crisis line.

 

Safe Project – Their mission is to advocate for and empower survivors of stalking, intimate partner, family and sexual violence.  Our education and awareness efforts are focused on prevention and improved community response. Services are free and confidential.  24 Hour crisis line.

 

UW Counseling Center - UCC offers individual counseling, group counseling, outreach programming, and graduate training programs.

Central Wyoming Community College - The Central Wyoming College campus is located in Riverton and has off-campus sites in Jackson, Lander, Dubois and the Wind River Indian Reservation.

 

Child Development Services - Provides early childhood education and intervention services for families with infants and preschool children with developmental disabilities and delays.

 

City of Lander - Official website for the City of Lander. Lander is known for its recreational opportunities, entertainment, relaxation, scenic beauty, business opportunities and just plain fun.

 

City of Riverton - Official website for the City of Riverton. Riverton is the rendezvous community of Wyoming, past, present and future.

 

Eastern Shoshone Tribe - Official website for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

 

Fremont County Public Health - Offers a variety of services on appointment and walk-in basis. Office Hours Closed 12 pm to 1 pm for lunch.

 

Northern Arapaho Tribe - Official website for the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

 

 

 

12-24 Club - There are more than 40 scheduled recovery related meetings a week. To see a complete calendar, please visit our meetings page.

 

Casper Aquatic Center - Indoor and outdoor pools, different membership options or daily rates.

 

Casper Child Development Center - Early Intervention Services for children ages birth through age five, who live in Natrona County.

 

Casper College - Casper College provides educational opportunities to improve quality of life and sustainable community building and citizenship.

 

Casper Natrona Public Health - The City of Casper – Natrona County Health Department is committed to protecting and enhancing the public health and well-being in Casper and Natrona County.

 

Casper Recreation League - Documents pertaining to your sport, like schedules, registration forms, standings, brackets, rules, upcoming events and more.

 

Central Wyoming Counseling Center - A nonprofit dedicated to helping all residents of Wyoming with their mental health and substance abuse treatment needs and concerns.

City of Casper - Official website for the City of Casper.

 

City of Evansville - Official website for the City of Evansville.

 

City of Midwest - Official website for the City of Midwest.

 

City of Mills - Official website for the City of Mills.

 

CLIMB WY Casper - Trains and places low-income single mothers in careers that successfully support their families.

 

Early Head Start & Head Start - Makes a positive difference for young children, families, and communities through partnerships and comprehensive early childhood development services.

 

Family Hub Natrona - A free and comprehensive source that connects Natrona County families with licensed child care providers and physicians to facilitate the overall health, wellness and early care and education of their children.

 

GEAR Up - It’s time to GEAR UP and get serious about your education! If you are looking for a fun and adventurous program, a way to be involved, or just some extra tutoring, GEAR UP is for you.

 

Joshua’s Storehouse - Provides food at no cost to low-income local families and individuals in need of short-term hunger relief.

 

Mercer Family Resource Center - Providing family and youth programming, counseling, and referral services that build stronger and healthier youth and families in Natrona County.

 

Midwest Community Clinic - Offers many services, both to individuals and to our local businesses. We are still offering our vaccine program as well as some simple labs (pregnancy tests, U/A, PT/INR, Strep testing, etc). Can do blood draws for Wyoming Health Fairs, and with physician orders we can draw for LabCorp.  Are offering drug and alcohol screening, as well as some first aide type care, and Workman’s Comp care and follow-up for our business clients. Can also arrange to have CDL drug screening and physicals done locally with a little advance notice.

 

Natrona County Prevention Coalition - A collaboration of agencies, businesses, professional, and community members dedicated to making our community a healthier place to live.

 

Natrona County Public Library - Branches in Casper, Mills and Edgerton. Materials and events for children, teens, and adults.

 

Oasis Food Pantry - Oasis Food Pantry is located on the south side of College Heights Community Center.  We are open every Thursday, 10 am to 4 pm.  All are welcome! We have clothes, shoes, small household items and food.

 

Self-help Center - 24-Hour Crisis Intervention, Emergency Safe House & Comprehensive Supportive  Services To Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse, Stalking and Elder Abuse Victims; And Reduce Future Cycles Of Violence.

 

Seton House - A transitional housing program for homeless single-parents and children located in Casper, Wyoming.

 

True Care - A nonprofit organization whose advocates and nurses are experts in helping women facing unplanned pregnancy. We look forward to serving you.

Wyoming Behavioral Institute - Dedicated to excellence as a specialized mental health provider and resource center in Wyoming.

 

Wyoming Medical Center - A not-for-profit (501c3) acute care hospital in the center of Wyoming. Because of our central location, Wyoming Medical Center is convenient and easy to access for thousands of people needing exceptional medical care in Wyoming.

Better Solutions - Proudly serves Sweetwater County area residents through a staff of over nine counselors with a variety of specialties and over 75 years of experience. Counseling, psych & drug/alcohol evaluations.

 

Community Nursing - Home visiting for first time parents, immunization clinics, drop-in clinics, HIV testing, home health visits, pregnancy and birth education.

 

College Hill Health Center - Mission is to provide our patients with the highest level of care. For us, that means having an attentive staff, effective providers, up-to-date information, and advanced treatment options, ultimately helping us to achieve our most fundamentally important goal: making our patients happy.

 

Family Justice Center - One-stop help center designed specifically and only to help victims of  all forms of family violence, including domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual assault, child abuse, stalking and elder abuse.

 

Family Resource Center - Provides safe, well-structured programs and services for families and individuals in our community to promote their well-being.  It works toward a community of stable and non-violent families and individuals. Many programs for children and their families, emergency services.

 

Food Bank - Uses TEFAP guidelines, due to the commodities that we recieve from them to qualify those who need food, but we never turn anyone away.

 

Head Start - Sweetwater County School District Number One Head Start is committed to empowering families by providing opportunities for early childhood development, family partnerships, and community involvement through quality, confidential services.

 

South West Counseling - A comprehensive community mental health and substance abuse treatment center that has been providing services to Sweetwater County for more than 40 years. We provide a wide variety of professional mental health and substance abuser services and focus on providing solutions for everyday people.

 

Star Transit - Public transportation available to anybody in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.  STAR travels two routes at hourly intervals between 7:00am and 6:00pm Monday through Friday.

 

Sweetwater Child Development Center - The center is mandated by the state of Wyoming to provide early intervention services to children birth through age five with a variety of delays and disabilities.

 

SW-Wrap - Employs its emerging best practices model to provide state-wide services coordination for several of its programs which serve multiple counties, a region and/or the entire state.

 

The Thrift Shopper - Goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive thrift store directory on the Internet.

 

Western Wyoming Community College - Financial aid, career assessment, non-traditional career programs, student housing & non-infant daycare.

 

Western Wyoming Family Health - Provides medical services, plus counseling and education for the different family issues on reproductive health facing people of all ages. We also provide these services in confidence.

 

YWCA - Offers services through the Early Care and Learning Center, Support and Safe House, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Sweetwater County Family Justice Center.  Services are offered in Rock Springs and Green River.