Albany County Resources

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Community Services

If you, your family, or someone you know in the community needs additional support with groceries or meals, please refer to organizations working to meet the need in Albany County. If not otherwise indicated, please call ahead for most updated hours and services.

ALBANY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 BACKPACK PROGRAM

419 South 8th Street

Laramie, WY


Services

Non-perishable weekend meal bags for qualified ACSD #1 students referred to the program by school counselors. Meal includes two breakfasts, two lunches, three dinners, and two snacks. Bags are distributed to referred students at the end of every school week.

Qualifications

Referral by school counselor

Volunteer Need

Volunteers are always accepted; food and monetary donations are the most needed.

Contact

Jill Dunn, Food Service Director

CENT$IBLE NUTRITION, ALBANY COUNTY

3520 South 3rd St., Suite A

Laramie, WY

Services

The Cent$ible Nutrition program offers free in-person and online courses about healthy eating and lifestyles, budgeting tips, and more for qualifying individuals

Qualifications

Must be at or below 185% current Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG)

Contact

Jess Dooley, Cent$ible Nutrition Educator

EPPSON CENTER FOR SENIORS, INC.

1560 North 3rd St.

Laramie, WY

Services

The Eppson Center for Seniors offers home-delivered and congregate meals to older adults in Albany County. Home delivered meals are offered five days per week; between 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Mondays and between 10:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Frozen meals are available for the weekend and delivered on Friday. Curbside meal pick up is available Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Qualifications

Aging Needs Evaluation Summary required to receive meals.

Volunteer Need

Volunteers accepted, contact the director for current needs

Contact

Tammy Comer, Director

FAMILY PROMISE, ALBANY COUNTY

215 South 11th St.

Laramie, WY

Services

Food and other essentials are provided to families in the shelter program; families can call Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. to set up an appointment for the shelter program. The diaper pantry is open from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Qualifications

None

Volunteer Need

Volunteers needed to staff the diaper pantry

Contact

Cole Nutter, Director

FEEDING LARAMIE VALLEY

968 North 9th St.

Laramie, WY

Services

Kids Out to Lunch is from June-August where nutritious meals are served for children 0-18 years of age for free. Kids Home for Dinner is every Friday year-round where a free, homemade, re-heatable meal is available for kids 0-18 years of age. Shares offers fresh fruits and vegetables weekly for two days worth of food for each person living in a household.

Shares program is year-round with bags available for pick-up and delivery every Thursday and Friday. Kids Out to Lunch is offered every June-August, Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Kids Home for Dinner is offered year-round every Friday from 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Qualifications

None

Volunteer Need

Volunteer application available on website

Contact

Gayle Woodsum, Director

LARAMIE INTERFAITH

712 Canby St.

Laramie, WY

Services

Food pantry, TEFAP, rental and utilities assistance, case management, referral services, diapers available

Laramie Interfaith is open 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily Monday-Friday; TEFAP is third Tuesday of the month from 12:00-6:00 p.m. and the last Friday of the month from 12:00-6:00 p.m.
 

Qualifications

Income qualification for TEFAP; contact for details

Volunteer Need

Volunteers needed on a daily basis; contact for details

Contact

Josh Watanabe, Executive Director

LARAMIE SOUP KITCHEN

104 South 4th Street, Suite 101
Laramie, WY

Services

Offering hot, nutritious to-go meals from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. weekdays. Multiple garden and fruit salads, fresh produce, and bakery items, along with coffee, tea, and other options are available. Located in the lower-level of St. Matthew's Episcopal Cathedral off the parking lot north of the church. All are welcome; always free. 

Qualifications

None

Volunteer Need

Volunteers always needed; see website for details

Contact

Ted Cramer, Executive Director

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH'S CAMPUS CABINET

107 S. 7th St.
Laramie, WY

Services

Trinity Lutheran Church's Campus Cabinet offers shelf-stable food, refrigerated/frozen perishable food, as well as toiletries, hygiene products, and diapers. Other needed items may be requested. Local grocery gift cards are also available for purchasing fresh food. Open Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., and Sundays from 7:30-11:30 a.m.

Qualifications

None; open to all University of Wyoming students, Laramie residents, and the transient community

Contact

Nathan Keith, Pastor

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

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Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)

Wyoming WIC is accepting new participants! Please fill out an online appointment form to get started.

Mental Health Services

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency or crisis, help is available 24 hours a day in Albany County.

Call 9-1-1 or contact services near you:

• Albany County 24-hour emergency access line at (307) 745-8915

• Text "WYO" to 741-741 for the Crisis Text Line.

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline is also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call
1 (800) 273-8255 for free and confidential support.

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