Hot Springs County School Closure
Hot Springs County School District #1 will provide drive-through meal service through all school closures:
FREE MEALS for ANY child 18 & under
No paperwork required
Meals must be consumed off-site
Pick up meals at one of these locations:
Ralph Witters Elementary Loop
Thermopolis Middle School
Corner of Hwy 120 and Owl Creek Rd.
730 Hwy 20 N. Lucerne Lot
Hours of operation:
Mondays, 11:00 AM—1:00 PM (This pick up will include breakfast and lunch for Monday and Tuesday)
Wednesdays, 11:00 AM—1:00 PM (This pick up will include breakfast & lunch for Wednesday,Thursday and Friday)
Backpack Program Meals During School Closure:
Beginning 4/17/2020 we will begin delivering our backpack program food directly to our students that are participating in the program. We will be doing this on Friday mornings throughout the school closure.
We are using the addresses that we have on file for the students. If this has changed or if you wish to opt-out of the program during the closure please let us know as soon as possible. Call (307) 864-6515 and leave a message or send an email to Kathy Groh at .
Hot Springs County Community Response
Sometimes Google isn't enough. When you aren't sure where to turn or even what questions to ask, a Community Resources Specialist can help you get the help you need. Visit Wyoming 2-1-1 online or simply call 2-1-1 and connect.
Food Pantries + 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 Hot Springs County. If not otherwise indicated, please call ahead for most updated hours and services.
Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies will offer a mobile food pantry in Thermopolis at Thermopolis Middle School from 1:00—3:00 PM on May 30.
Community Federated Church offers food on the third Tuesday, 10:30—11:30 AM and the third Sunday, 11:30 AM—12:30 PM.
Help Center (across from post office)
Help with food, utilities, rent, as well as help to connect people to medical services.
Hot Springs County Senior Citizens Center is providing meals via curbside pickup at 206 Senior Ave., Monday-Friday. Call first thing in the morning to reserve.
(307) 864-4036 or (307) 864-4008
Messiah's Mall is open for curbside pickup of food only (no clothing) on the third Saturday and Sunday (third weekend) each month; Saturday 10:00 AM—1:00 PM, Sunday 1:00—3:00 PM.
People for People Food Program
Offering food on Sundays only, as a pre-made meal or a meal kit to be prepared. Please call to arrange for food delivery.
River of Life Fellowship is offering food via curbside pickup on the third Thursday of the month. Pickup will be open from 10:00 AM—1:00 PM on the third Thursday, but check the community calendar in the Independent Record for most up-to-date days.
Hot Springs County Public Health
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
Wyoming WIC is open and taking new participants! Please fill out an online appointment form to get started.
Thermopolis Chamber of Commerce has created an updated list of restaurant hours/services during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Wyoming Share and Trade Resources Facebook group was established as a community resource to communicate needs when shortages exist.
The #WyomingNeighbors Facebook group was established to provide support, safe contact in a time of social distancing, and resource exchanges in neighborhoods across the state.
The Foodservice Strong Facebook group is to help all in the food industry that have been impacted by the March 2020 Covid 19 social distancing protocol.