Platte 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 Platte County. If not otherwise indicated, please call ahead for most updated hours and services.

CENT$IBLE NUTRITION, PLATTE COUNTY

57 Antelope Gap Rd

Wheatland, 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. Flexible schedule; contact for details.

Qualifications

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

Contact

Mary Evans, Cent$ible Nutrition Educator

CSFP BOXES (SENIOR COMMODITIES)

57 Antelope Gap Rd

Wheatland, WY

Services

Senior resident commodity program; available the third Tuesday of the month, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Delivery is available on an emergency-only basis.

Qualifications

Application process: individuals must meet an age and income guideline through Food Bank of Wyoming.

Volunteer Need

Volunteers needed who can help unload the truck and to help take boxes to cars; contact for details.

Contact

Mary Evans, Cent$ible Nutrition Educator

FOOD 4 WEEKENDS/MIDWEEK PANTRY

1150 Pine St.

Wheatland, WY

Services

Small pantry intended to help families in need. Backpacks are provided to students in Platte County School District #1 on the weekends. Food pantry is open Wednesday nights from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Backpacks are distributed to the schools for the weekends. Delivery is available on an emergency-only basis.

Qualifications

None

Volunteer Need

Volunteers are needed to help pack the backpacks.

Contact

Shelly Marker

GUERNSEY COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

81 W. Whalen St.

Guernsey, WY

Services

Weekly opportunity to shop for items in the food pantry. Delivery services are available to homebound residents in Guernsey twice a month. Open Fridays from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and emergency access by appointment.

Qualifications

Service clients at 185% poverty or less. Applications are required for proof of income and stress address verification.

Volunteer Need

Volunteers are used to assist clients during Friday distributions. Items that are purchased through the grocery store require volunteers to pick up each order. Contact for more information.

Contact

Pat Russell, Director

GUERNSEY TOTES OF HOPE

310 S. Wyoming Ave.

Guernsey, WY

Services

Program provides weekend meals year round for children under the age of 18. Food bags are delivered to participating schools on Thursday morning around 9:00 a.m. and are taken home by children Thursday or Friday.

Qualifications

Application required

Volunteer Need

Anyone wishing to donate can contact the director.

Contact

Dora Reins, Director

PLATTE COUNTY COMMODITIES

South Street, across from Tasty Treats

Wheatland, WY

Services

Commodity program; available the first Wednesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. in a drive-up format

Qualifications

Community members must register to receive commodities.

Contact

Phil and Cindy Kahler

PLATTE IMPACT MINISTRIES, LITTLE FOOD BOX

956 Maple St.

Wheatland, WY

Services

Small waterproof boxes outside of the church where food is available to anyone who needs it; available anytime of day or night.

Qualifications

None

Volunteer Need

Non perishable food items are always needed

Contact

Shirley Keil, Pastor

SERVICES FOR SENIORS, INC.

1605 16th St.

Wheatland, WY

Services

Congregate meals are offered as well as home delivered meals. Open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Lunch is served in Wheatland and Guernsey from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and in Chugwater and Glendo from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Qualifications

None

Contact

Carolyn Teter, Director

WHEATLAND FOOD BANK

1056 E. Walnut St.

Wheatland, WY

Services

Bags of food are available for pickup. Each family receives two bags; one contains items such as noodles and cereal while the other contains two lbs of hamburger, two pounds of sausage, and game meat if the family will use it. Open Friday mornings from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Participants should ring the back door bell and someone will bring food out. Delivery is available on an emergency-only basis.

Qualifications

None

Contact

Connie Thomas, Director

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 Platte County.

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


Platte County 24-hour emergency access line at (307) 322-3190

• 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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