Park County School Closure
Please remember that we will be serving free breakfast and lunch in a bag for all children under the age of 18 that reside within the borders of Park County School District #1, regardless of income status. Due to federal requirements, those will be served drive-up style at Southside Elementary from 9:00—11:00 AM starting on Tuesday, March 24 and continuing every weekday through the closure.
Cody Public Schools will be offering free food for kids through School Closure Grab & Go Meals. Send a family member to pick up for all kids in the house—just tell us how many. Look for the Park 6 Staff Blue & White Suburbans at the following locations between 11:00 AM—12:30 PM, Mondays and Thursdays beginning March 17.
Byron Recreation Department
Cody High School
Paul Stock Aquatic and Recreation Center
Meeteetse Recreation District
Regular school employees will be delivering meals to students during closures.
Park 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 Park 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 Cody at Stampede Park from 1:00—4:00 PM on Saturday, May 9. For more information contact Myriam Wolcott at (307) 265-2172 ext 4020.
Powell Valley Loaves & Fishes
Cody Cupboard has suspended in-store shopping to protect the safety of shoppers as well as Cody Cupboard volunteers. People who sign up for the program with the Department of Family Services will be provided with a pre-packed mix of food at the door of the Cody Cupboard.
Baby items including food, formula and diapers will be available at the Park County Public Health Department. The Public Health Department is located in the Park County Courthouse at 1002 Sheridan Ave. Cody, WY 82414 with office hours of 8:00 AM—12:00 PM and 1:00—5:00 PM, Monday-Friday.
Community of Meeteetse
Our community of Meeteetse is amazing and we have joined with the town council and other service organizations to prepare meals for our seniors and provide a pick-up and drop-off system to help those in most need.
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 Love Thy Neighbor - Cody Area Facebook group exists as a kind place where neighbors help neighbors.
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.