Find Emergency Services

Find Emergency Services

Yellowstone Country Assistance Network (YCAN)
One-time Emergency Assistance is available for households at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Level while funds last. Currently available in Big Horn & Washakie County. Contact YCAN 833-444-9923 Tues & Thurs 9am to 12pm. Apply Here

Help Center at Common Ground

124 North 5th Street Thermopolis, WY 82443

(307) 864-3851

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12:00 noon – 3 pm

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12:00 noon – 3 pm

  • Our purpose is to provide information and communication, computer, internet, phone, copier, and faxing services.
  • Help filling out forms, advice, a cup of coffee and a friendly face are always on the menu.
  • One on one tutoring, books and materials for the Wyoming High School Equivalency Test (Hset), and free transportation to the testing site.
  • Free boxes of emergency food.


Hands Across the Saddle
PO Box 129, Greybull, Wyoming 82426
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. Application

Wyoming Rapid Response Fund
The 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.  Clients must be referred by a case manager for this program. Case Managers referral information contact:  307-672-0475.

If you need a referral to Volunteers of America Wyoming Rapid Response and you live in Hot Springs County  please contact YCAN 833-444-9923 on Wednesdays 9am to 12pm for a referral to this program. 

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
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
https://www.voanr.org/pre-qualify 
https://www.voanr.org/homeless-veterans-reintegration-program 

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.orgY

Wyoming Rapid Response/Volunteers of America  Wyoming Rapid Response Fund The 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.

866-277-9347

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.

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. http://www.modestneeds.org

Salvation Army Park County LAST RESORT FUNDS LIMITED

Cody (307) 587-6246 Powell (307) 899-4196 Thermopolis (307) 864-3851

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 Yellowstone Country Assistance Network https://ycanwyoming.com/emergency-assistance/

If you are unable to find the resources you need contact us and we will assist you in your search. Click Here to Request information or referral services from YCAN.

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