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Community Resources

Our community is resilient and generous. And when we have gone through tough times, our community here in Converse County, and our State, has always banded together to help one another. We have reached out to various sources in order to compile a list of community resources for your information. If we have missed any please let us know by accessing the Contact Us form.

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Food & Other Essentials

Kings Portion

Contact: Sheila Harr at 359-9158

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheKingsPortionFoodPantry/

Services:

  • Food Distribution on Thursdays 4:30-6:30pm
  • Blessings In A Backpack - Weekly

Helping Hands

Contact: Kim Fox at 359-5203

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Helping-Hands-Douglas-1316139711848935/

Services:

  • Clothing
  • Food Baskets By Appointment - Call 358-3889 at
    • Pick Up at Father Hubbard's Cupboard - Can be picked up in the back of the CANDO building

Glenrock Food Pantry - strictly for people who live in the 82637 zip code.

Contact: Melissa Hershley 277-7151

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/GlenrockPantry/

Services:

  • Food Distribution for Glenrock area.
  • Curbside distribution

Wyoming Hunger Initiative

Converse County: https://www.nohungerwyo.org/converse-county

  • Includes information on school meals sign-up and pick-up

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Workforce & Business Services

Wyoming Workforce Development

Phone: Peggy at 358-2147

Website: http://www.wyomingworkforce.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wyomingworkforce/

Services:

  • Personalized job search advice
  • Resume cover letter assistance including reviewing application materials
  • Mock interviews and interviewing advice
  • Rooms available for phone interviews
  • Career interest testing
  • Labor market information

The Enterprise

Phone: 358-2000

Website: www.seewhatconversecando.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Businessonmountaintime/

SBA Information: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources?fbclid=IwAR0FG202LugwJ6K0hG3UyGaVZ6qrEqJCTTROv_0l5HOTzMpxuedhxWzOWlQ

LSO Information: Additional Information From Wyoming Legislative Services Office For Businesses

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Financial Services

Converse County Bank - Douglas Strong Fund

Contact: Breck Wagstaff at 358-5300

Website: https://www.conversecountybank.com/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theConverseCountyBank/

Services:

  • For financial hardship community members can call for help from the "Douglas Strong Fund."

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Elderly & Senior Care

Douglas Senior Center

Contact: Cindy at 358-4348

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Douglas-Senior-Center-391766137615257/

Services:

  • Will provide shopping
  • Home delivered meals with pick up available as well
  • Handing out TP if available
  • Offering bus service on Tues. & Thurs. 7-9 am for senior citizens to shop at Safeway
  • To do list - "Tasks that need done" Limited staff availability
  • Call if there is anything that you need, we may be able to help.

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Family & Children Services

Boys and Girls Club - Douglas

Contact: Michele Carter at 358-4100

Website: http://bgcdouglas.com/

Facebook Page: facebook.com/BoysandGirlsClubofDouglas

Services:

  • Live educational programing@ 11:00 AM
  • Members of B&G Club in need of food, bags of food available to family

Converse Hope Center

Contact: Amy Needham at 358-6148

More information on Resources can be found at:
Website: www.coversehope.QIB

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/conversehope.org/

Solutions For Life

Contact: 358-2846

Website: http://www.wysfl.com/

Facebook Page: facebook.com/WYSFL/

Services:

  • Mental Health resources
  • Counseling

Grace To Live

Contact: Felicia Smith at 298-0100

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Grace-to-Live-215671355220749/?ref=br_rs

Services:

  • Suicide Prevention and Awareness
  • QPR Training
  • Support Network and Group