Emergency Services

Emergency Services

Emergency Assistance

Yellowstone Country Assistance Network
Big Horn, Hot Springs, & Washakie County Emergency Assistance
Call Us at (307) 745-2073 or  Toll Free 833-444-9923

YCAN is proud to announce, starting in October 2018, we will provide essential services by referral for Big Horn, Hot Springs, & Washakie Counties in order to meet immediate short-term needs for residents at or below 100% of the HHS Federal Poverty line. Applications are processed M-F via fax to (307) 365-6060 and approved application funds will be distributed on Friday’s.  Allowable services include: Rent Payments, Deposit Payments , Utility Payments, Utility Deposits, Transportation Services, Vision Screening, Adult Dental Exams, Doctor Visit Payments.  Apply Here

Department of Family Services
1301 Ramsey Ave Cody, WY
(307) 587-6246

109 W 14th Powell, WY
(307) 754-2245

1700 Robertson Worland, WY
(307) 347-6181

616 2nd Ave. N. Greybull, WY
(307) 765-9453

403 Big Horn Thermopolis
(307) 864-2158


Child Support Program (CSP)


Volunteers of America Wyoming Rapid Response Fund
Rapid Response Brochure

https://www.voanr.org/wyoming-rapid-response-fundThe Wyoming Rapid Response Fund was created through a partnership with a regional foundation to fulfill their passion of providing emergency assistance such as food and clothing, rent and utilities payments, transportation and funeral expenses for families and individuals in financial need.

Assistance through Rapid Response allows individuals to maintain their independence and end their downward spiral toward increased need. Volunteers of America Northern Rockies partners with law enforcement, congregations and many human service groups to identify Wyoming residents who find themselves in emergency situations.

The Wyoming Rapid Response Fund is administered by Volunteers of America Northern Rockies, and serves all counties in Wyoming.An individual, senior, or family facing an emergency situation due to Sudden job loss, death of spouse, or loss of childcare examples of situations warranting support. Loss of public benefits or a seasonal job are not a good fit with this funding category. Requests must be completed by your caseworker 

Hands Across the Saddle
PO Box 129, Greybull, Wyoming 82426, Our organization was founded in 2009. We are a non-profit organization founded by Beverly and Wilford Brimley. Our Mission is to help our friends and neighbors when they need a little “hand up”! We have assisted folks with paying rent, small medical bills, or even food for their family when life has thrown them a curve ball. 100% of the funds raised by our events goes toward helping our neighbors in the Big Horn Basin handsacrossthesaddle.org/

The SSVF Program provides eligible veteran families with outreach, case management, assistance obtaining VA benefits, other supportive services and financial assistance. Serving veterans from the entire states of Montana & Wyoming. Rent/Utility assistance, Rental/Utility deposits, Motel Bill Payment Assistance, Car repair, Bus Ticket, Household goods and food Connection to VA resources/benefits.  Call 1.844.4.VOA.Vet or visit them online at https://www.voanr.org/supportive-services-for-veteran-families

Modest Needs Grants
Self-Sufficiency Grants to assist individuals and families who, because they are working and live just above the poverty level, are ineligible for most types of conventional social assistance but who, all the same, are living one or two lost paychecks away from the kind of financial
catastrophe that leading to homelessness. www.modestneeds.org

Salvation Army Park County
Cody (307) 587-6246
Powell (307) 899-4196

Council on Community Services
One-Time Emergency Assistance for Powell Residents Only
Powell Police Department
250 N. Clark Street Powell, WY
(307) 754-2212 Powell Police Dept.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Outreach for Meeteetse Residents Only

Energy & Utility Assistance

LIEAP is a state and 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. Applications for LIEAP program are available beginning October 1, 2018 and are accepted until February 28, 2019. To get specific information about your application or to ask that an application be mailed to you, call: 1-800-246-4221.  Apply at: https://sites.google.com/a/wyo.gov/dfsweb/economic-assistance/lieap

The Wyoming Weatherization Assistance People who are approved for assistance through LIEAP may also be eligible for Weatherization services to make their homes more energy efficient and further lower heating costs. 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. An energy audit determines which weatherization measures will get the biggest bang for the weatherization dollars spent on each home. Weatherization can save 5-25 percent on home heating bills. To get specific information about your application or to ask that an application be mailed to you, call: 1-800-246-4221. Apply at: https://sites.google.com/a/wyo.gov/dfsweb/economic-assistance/wap

Energy Share of Wyoming is a private, non-profit organization established to help people in hardship circumstances with energy-related emergencies.  It assists people with energy problems when no other resources are available to them and when these problems are caused by circumstances beyond their control. Energy Share of Wyoming was established statewide in 1986.  Individuals interested in applying for funds should contact their local Salvation Army, or call toll-free (303) 866-9296 or go to http://www.energyshareofwyoming.org

Domestic Violence

Crisis Intervention Services
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Assistance
335 North Gilbert Powell, WY
Powell Office: (307) 754-7959
Cody Office: (307) 587-3545
24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-877-864-9688

Hope Agency/Domestic Violence
Phone: (307) 864 4673
426 Big Horn St
Thermopolis Hot Springs WY 82443-2340

Crisis Prevention & Response Center
Phone: (307) 347-4491
1909 Big Horn Ave
Worland WY 82401-2913

C.a.r.e.s Basin
PO Box 288
Basin, WY 82410
(307) 568-3334
24 hour Crisis Line 888-372-3334

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