Links to other Resources

  • Wyoming 2-1-1: Wyoming 2-1-1 will provide comprehensive information and referrals regarding Wyoming health and human services and will be available to assist Wyoming communities with disaster preparedness and response.
  • SNAP:  The cornerstone of the federal food assistance program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 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.
  • POWER:  A time-limited pay-after-performance program, the POWER assures families with a dependent child(ren) are working to become self-sufficient through employment, child support and other resources. The program is funded with state and federal dollars through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant.
  • Medicaid: Medicaid helps pay for certain health care services, and is available to qualifying families, children, individuals who are aged, blind or disabled, and qualified or non-qualified aliens.
  • LIEAP/ Weatherization: LIEAP is a federally-funded program that helps people pay home heating bills November through May.  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. The Weatherization Assistance Program helps households save money on home heating costs by improving energy efficiency. Weatherizing homes often means adding more insulation, sealing leaks around doors and windows, and it always includes basic health and safety checks.
  • HeadStart: Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to 5 for low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development. 
  • Legal Aid: We provide legal assistance to low income individuals across the state of Wyoming. Legal Aid can only provide services in those cases where the civil action is brought in Wyoming courts.
  • Individual Development Accounts:  Individual Development Accounts (IDA) are matched savings accounts that can help you save money towards starting or expanding your own business, purchasing or repairing a home, or continuing your education. Wyoming Women's Business Center offers an IDA program that is designed to help individuals and families with low to moderate income leverage income into long lasting prosperity and provide a road map for lasting economic stability. 
  • Wyoming Housing Network: Strengthens Wyoming communities by providing quality resources and opportunities for people to reach their housing goals.
  • Cent$ible Nutrition: Cent$ible Nutrition is a free, income-qualifying, cooking and nutrition education program in Wyoming that can help you cook and eat better for less money. There are Cent$ible Nutrition classes in every county and on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. To find out about the CNP classes in your area, contact your Cent$ible Nutrition county educator.
  • Equal Justice: Equal Justice Wyoming is a state funded civil legal services program working with Wyoming legal aid providers and community organizations to help people with limited income find help for their legal problems.

 

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