State Agencies to Hold Temporary Community Resource Centers for Individuals Facing Layoffs

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS), the Wyoming Department of Insurance, the Wyoming Community College Commission and the Wyoming Business Council will partner to host temporary community resource centers in Casper, Gillette and Douglas for individuals impacted by recent layoffs.

Information regarding unemployment insurance, job training opportunities, health insurance, counseling services and more will be available at the temporary community resource centers.

The centers will be staffed with experts able to assist individuals from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1, Saturday, April 2, and Monday, April 4, at the following locations:

  • CASPER - DWS Casper Workforce Center (851 Werner Court #120)
  • DOUGLAS - Eastern Wyoming College - Douglas campus (800 South Wind River Drive)
  • GILLETTE - Gillette College Technical Education Center (3251 S 4-J Road)

Wyoming Department of Insurance staff availability at the Douglas and Gillette locations will be slightly delayed on April 1.

The DWS workforce centers in Casper, Douglas and Gillette will also be open for extended hours on Friday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Monday, April 4, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to provide information regarding unemployment insurance enrollment, job training opportunities and assistance with job searches and résumé preparation.

The DWS workforce center locations follow:

  • CASPER - 851 Werner Court #120
  • DOUGLAS - 311 N Russell Ave # B
  • GILLETTE - 551 Running W Drive #100

To file for Unemployment Insurance benefits, visit here.

Mental health services are also available at:

Behavioral Health Services of Campbell County

501 South Burma Ave (PO Box 3011)
Gillette, WY 82717-3011
(307) 688-5000 or 688-5035 (FAX: 688-5015)

Solutions for Life

1841 Madora Avenue
Douglas, WY 82633
(307) 358-2846 (FAX: 358-5329)
319 East Birch
Glenrock, WY 82637
(307) 436-8335 (FAX: 436-3400)

Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center (CROOK COUNTY)

420 1/2 Main Street (P. O. Box 646)
Sundance, WY 82729-0646
(307) 283-3636 (FAX: 283-2898)

Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center (WESTON COUNTY)

420 Deanne Avenue
Newcastle, WY 82701
(307) 746-4456 (FAX: 746-4470)

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