The Wyoming Home Services (WyHS) program provides services to qualified individuals at risk of premature institutionalization. These services are designed to keep people in the least restrictive environment for as long as possible.
Eligibility: A client must be 18 years of age or older, and, through an ongoing evaluation, at risk of premature institutionalization.
To find out more or to locate service providers please call Edwina Huebner at 307-777-2964 or toll free: 800-442-2766.
Care coordination – Assistance either in the form of access or care coordination in circumstances where the person and/or their caregivers are experiencing diminished functioning capacities, personal conditions or other characteristics that require services from formal service providers. Case management activities include assessing needs, developing care plans, authorizing services, arranging services, coordinating the provision of services among providers, follow-up and reassessment as required.
Personal care – Personal assistance, stand-by assistance, supervision or cues for persons with the inability to perform one or more of the following activities of daily living: eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, transferring in and out of bed/chair, or walking.
Home Modification – Minor modifications that are necessary to facilitate the ability of at risk clients to remain in their homes.
Medication Setup – A licensed pharmacist or licensed nurse may place medications into a client’s medication box or container for easier administration at a later time.
Chore services – Assistance for persons with the inability to perform one or more of the following instrumental activities of daily living: heavy housework, yard work, or sidewalk maintenance.
Homemaker services – Assistance for persons with an inability to perform one or more of the following instrumental activities of daily living: preparing meals, shopping for personal items, managing money, using the telephone, or doing light housework.
Respite care – Respite care services offer temporary, substitute supports, or living arrangements for older persons to provide a brief period of relief or rest for family members or other caregivers.
Personal Emergency Response Systems – Electronic warning device informing emergency personnel of an accident or safety hazard to a client in their home.
Adult day care – Provision of personal care for dependent adults in a supervised, protective, congregate setting during some portion of a 24-hour day.
Hospice – Services provided to the terminally ill, allowing him/her to remain at home with their family.
For Wyoming Home Services Program (WyHS) forms, click here
Grant Applications – Now Accepting Applications for Converse County
Wyoming Home Services Program Request for Application for Converse County for Project Period (July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2026)
Wyoming Department of Health, Aging Division, Community Living Section currently is funding the Wyoming Home Services Program for each county in Wyoming for the Grant Period of SFY2024 (July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024).
This notice announces the request for application for this funding in Converse County.
This funding shall provide Wyoming Home Services (WyHS) services to eligible participants in the specified county listed on the SFY2024 Grant Application Cover Page. The purpose of the WyHS Program is to prevent the premature institutionalization of aging individuals and disabled adults in Wyoming.
The grant opportunity is open until filled. Please contact Edwina Huebner at 307-777-2964 or email@example.com.