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Resources in Wyoming

AMVETS

AMVETS and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) offers information, counseling and claims service to all honorably discharged veterans and their dependents concerning disability compensation, hospitalization, rehabilitation, pension, education, employment, and other benefits.

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Phone Number: 307 421 2796

Address:
219 Ames Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82007

Website: http://www.davmembersportal.org/wy/default.aspx

Brain Injury Support Groups

Brain injury support groups can be a valuable source of information, emotional support, encouragement and social activities for people who have sustained a brain injury as well as family members and other caregivers.

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  • Brain Injury Group Casper Wyoming
    • Phone Number: 307-473-1767
    • Address:
      123 West 1st St Ste 400
      Casper, WY 82601
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 3rd Friday of every month at Noon
  • Casper Stroke support group
    • Phone Number: 307-265-0555
    • Address:
      Elkhorn Valley Rehabiliation Hospital 5715 E 2nd St
      Casper, WY
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm
    • Phone Number: 307-577-5204
    • Address:
      Rocky Mountain Therapy 2546 E 2nd St Bldg 500
      Casper, WY
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of every month at Noon
  • Cheyenne Brain Injury Support Group
    • Phone Number: 307-633-7057 ask for Melissa
    • Address:
      CRMC Home Care, 2600 E 18th St
      Cheyenne, WY
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5:00 pm
  • Epilepsy Group Casper Wyoming
    • Phone Number: 307-237-5316
    • Address:
      Wyoming Medical Center Support Services Building Auditorium A, 1200 E. 3rd St
      Casper, WY
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 3rd Monday of every month at 5:55 pm
  • Laramie WY Brain Injury support group
    • Phone Number: 307-766-5714
    • Address:
      Eppson Center for Seniors, 1560 North 3rd
      Laramie, WY
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm
  • Parents Epilepsy Group Capser Wyoming
    • Phone Number: 307-253-4627
    • Address:
      Special Ed Services Center, 500 S Jefferson
      Casper, WY
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm
  • Sweetwater County WY Brain Injury support group
    • Phone Number: 307-389-6174
    • Address:
      Rock Springs Village Inn, 2820 Dewar Dr
      Rock Springs, WY 82901
    • Date/Time of Meeting: 4th Tuesday of every month at 4:00 pm

Client Assistance Program

The Client Assistance Program (CAP) can provide information and support to individuals who have questions or complaints about Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services in their state. The CAP program can explain the rights and responsibilities of people receiving services from VR, can mediate disputes between clients and VR, and can advise or assist in filing formal complaints or appeals of VR decisions.

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Phone Number: 307-638-7668

Toll Free Number: 800-821-3091

Address:
7344 Stockman St
Cheyenne, WY 82009

Website: http://www.wypanda.com

Email: wypanda@wypanda.com

Independent Living Center

Independent Living Centers are non-residential, private, non-profit, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. Each ILC offers independent living skills training, peer counseling, and information about services that can assist a person live as independently as possible in the community.

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Phone Number: 307-266-6956

Toll Free Number: 800-735-8322

Address:
305 West First Street
Casper, WY 82601

Website: http://www.wilr.org/

Medicaid Office

Medicaid provides basic health care for people who have a disability, limited income, or receive certain other government benefits. Medicaid offices offer information on who is eligible and how to apply for Medicaid. In some states, a Medicaid home and community-based services waiver (HCBS) exists, which helps people with brain injury who prefer to get long-term care services and supports in their home or community instead of an institutional setting like a nursing home.

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Phone Number: 307-777-7531

Toll Free Number: 866-571-0944

Address:
6101 Yellowstone Rd, Ste 210
Cheyenne, WY 82009

Website: https://health.wyo.gov/healthcarefin/apply/

Parent Training and Information Center

Parent Training and Information Centers help parents of children with disabilities, including brain injury, understand their rights and obtain appropriate services for their children within the school system. Services can include peer to peer support and assistance, advocacy for services, parent or school training, and referral to available community resources.

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Phone Number: 307- 684-2277

Address:
500 W Lott St, Ste A
Buffalo, WY 82834

Website: http://www.wpic.org

Email: info@wpic.org

Protection and Advocacy

The Protection and Advocacy office works with people with disabilities, including brain injury, to ensure access to appropriate supports and services which can include educational programs, financial entitlements, healthcare, accessible housing, transportation, and employment opportunities. It also works to prevent the abuse, neglect and inappropriate placement of people with disabilities.

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Phone Number: 307-638-7668

Toll Free Number: 800-821-3091

Address:
7344 Stockman St
Cheyenne, WY 82009

Website: http://www.wypanda.com

Email: wypanda@wypanda.com

State Insurance Department

State Insurance Departments are state agencies that ensure insurance companies obey all state insurance laws and regulations. They can offer information about insurance laws in the state, and assist consumers in resolving complaints or concerns with insurance companies.

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Phone Number: 307- 777-7401

Toll Free Number: 800- 438-5768

Address:
106 E. 6th Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Website: http://doi.wyo.gov/

Victims of Crime Compensation Fund

Crime victim compensation programs across the country offer crucial financial assistance to victims of violent crimes. This government program is designed to pay for some of the costs that can result from being the victim of a violent crime. This can include payments for some medical expenses, counseling costs, lost wages or burial expenses.

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Phone Number: 307-777-7200

Toll Free Number: 888-996-8816

Address:
320 West 25th St 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Website: http://ag.wyo.gov/victim-services-home-page/compensation

Vocational Rehabilitation

A federal/state program designed to assist people with a disability to return to gainful employment. Individualized services can include assessment, evaluation, career counseling, counseling, job training and job support.

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Phone Number: 307-777-7389

Toll Free Number: 866 804 3678

Address:
Hershler Bldg. 122 W 25th St
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Website: http://wyomingworkforce.org/workers/vr/

Local Vocational Rehabilitation Office contact information can be found online at http://wyomingworkforce.org/contact/vr/

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