Community Needs Assessments

Community Needs Assessments

One of the community services we provide free of charge is a community needs assessment conducted every three (3) years for the counties we serve, funding for this is provided for by CSBG grant as is a federal requirement of CSBG grant funding. As part of this assessment we include low income individuals’ participation as well as customer satisfaction data to gather qualitative data.  The assessment also provides quantitative data we collect on current data specific to poverty and its prevalence related to gender, age, race/ethnicity for each service area(s).

The final reports are posted on our website and used by many organizations, governments and individuals seeking grant or other funding for community programs and services. The final report will show key findings on the causes and conditions of poverty and the needs of the communities assessed as well as a ranking of the community’s current poverty needs. The board utilizes these rankings in determining CSBG funding priorities each year.

2016 Ranking of Needs Park County, Wyoming

  1. Housing (Non-Emergency)
  2. Employment & Training
  3. Emergency Assistance
  4. Making Better Use of Available Resources
  5. Education

2016 Park County Reports

2016 Needs Assessment Report
Appendix A, B, C and D1
Appendix D2 and D3
Appendix D4, E, F, and G
2016 Final Needs Assessment Report

The 2019 CSBG Low-Income Community Needs Assessments will be conducted and released by September 30, 2019. 

2019 Community Low-Income Consumer Survey link Coming Soon!

2019 Community Stakeholder Survey link Coming Soon!

2019 Community Resource Inventory link Coming Soon!

Watch for information on our Community Forums on poverty in Park , Big Horn, Washakie, and Hot Springs Counties!

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