Wyoming Department Of Family Services
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has unveiled a 10-year plan to address homelessness in Wyoming that says the first step is to raise public awareness that the problem exists in such a rural state.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday tapped the Wyoming Department of Family Services to manage the state's homeless services.
CASPER, Wyo. — State lawmakers are considering mandatory suicide prevention training for educators.
CASPER, Wyo. — Two former inmates at Natrona County’s old juvenile detention center have settled separate lawsuits alleging that staff members ordered them to clean the blood of another child who attempted suicide.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Cheyenne woman faces felony child abuse charges after authorities say she tied up her young son at night.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Following a national trend, the number of Wyoming juvenile placements in residential facilities is decreasing as the movement to treat kids in their communities grows.
Natrona County commissioners have negotiated new billing terms with the Wyoming Department of Family Services for the Regional Juvenile Detention Center.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Family Services is proposing to eliminate 30 positions and cut $8 million in spending to meet Gov. Matt Mead's request for spending reductions.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Family Services is offering to eliminate 30 positions and $8 million in spending to meet Gov. Matt Mead’s request for 8 percent budget cuts for the coming two-year budget period.
CHEYENNE — Alice Carter took in two of her grandchildren two decades ago because their mother, her daughter, had mental health issues and couldn’t properly care for them.
GILLETTE, Wyo. - A 28-year-old woman has been accused of defrauding the Wyoming Department of Family Services by falsely claiming her daughter on applications for welfare benefits.
CHEYENNE - A bill to require drug testing for participants in a state welfare program cleared its first hurdle in the Wyoming Senate on Friday.
CHEYENNE — A bill to require drug testing for some state welfare recipients has received preliminary approval in the Wyoming House of Representatives.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County commissioners will hold a short work session Tuesday morning before two of them head to Cheyenne to confer with commissioners statewide, Chairman Ed Opella said Friday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Cheyenne man was arrested Friday and charged with teaching his 15-year-old son how to smoke methamphetamine, then using the drug with him.
CASPER, Wyo. — The $11 million, 24-bed housing project under construction in Casper won’t have all the comforts of home.
CODY, Wyo. — Workers in Wyoming’s struggling construction industry have had little good news so far in 2011, and matters took a turn for the worse last week when the U.S. Commerce Department announced that new home sales in February had dipped to the slowest pace on record.
CASPER, Wyo. — A parent's worst nightmare began about 3:50 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, for Nichole and Tom Parker.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Family Services has announced that Chris Jones has been appointed interim superintendent of the Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan.
CASPER — A year ago, representatives of the company that runs Natrona County’s juvenile detention center told county commissioners that a new facility could cost less in staff than the existing one in the Hall of Justice.
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