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Listed below are some of the available resources in our community and surrounding area you may find helpful. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in no way endorses these services, but knows the importance of providing this information for our community. If you have changes, additions or questions about this listing, contact MHSC Clinical Administrative Assistant Robin Fife at rfife@sweetwatermemorial.com.

Advance Directives

Planning for Healthcare Decisions: Advance Directive packets are provided in English and in Spanish. They include information on Informed Consent, Power of Attorney for Health Care, Living Will (end-of-life decisions), Advance Health Care Directive, Comfort One - DNR/CPR Directive, and Organ Donation.

Ambulance Services

Child & Family Services

Counseling

Emergency Assistance

  • DIAL 911
  • American Red Cross of Wyoming
    • Serving: Albany, Campbell, Carbon, Crook, Goshen, Laramie, Niobrara, Platte, Sweetwater and Weston counties. Phone: 307-757-3426 After Hours Emergencies: 307-222-8272
  • Salvation Army Emergency Assistance Program: 307-922-5390 or 307-362-6549
    • One-time crisis or emergency assistance. Persons requesting assistance from the Salvation Army shall have already looked into assistance from other local, state, and federal programs they may be eligible for.
    • Poison Control: 800-222-1222
    • Travelers Aid Society Of Sweetwater County

    Food Resources & Education

    • Blessing Box at Downtown URA
      • Drop-off for non-perishable food items, & hygiene products for those in need. (Built by Eagle Scout Shane Meats) 603 S. Main, Rock Springs.
    • Cent$Ible Nutrition
    • First Congregational Church, 1275 Adams, Rock Springs
      • The church has a small pantry with help offered by appointment. Call 307-362-3530, leave your name and how many you are feeding at home. Messages are checked Monday-Thursday afternoons.
      • Food can be dropped off during office hours from 2:45-4:30 p.m. Mondays and 12:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.
    • Food Bank of Sweetwater County
      • Rock Springs Food Bank: Open Second & Fourth Thursdays of the month from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., 90 Center Street. 307-382-7332.
      • Green River Food Pantry: Open First & Third Thursdays of the month from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., 550 Uinta Drive. 307-875-9600.
    • Food & Nutrition Magazine
    • Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen: 307-362-2611
      • Sts. Cyril & Methodius basement, 633 Bridger Ave.
      • A full meal is provided from noon to 1 p.m. weekdays for anyone who needs it. All food and work is donated.
      • The Pantry is open from noon to 1 p.m. weekdays.
    • Outpatient Medical Nutrition Therapy
    • Unidine Nutrition Narrative & Culinary Collective
    • Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies

    Funeral Homes

    Health Education & Assistance

    Home-Delivered Meal Programs

    The Community-Based Home Care Programs provide service to adults 19 or older who are at risk of institutional placement. It includes case management, personal care, and homemaking. This is a cost shared program funded by the State of Wyoming and fees are determined on a sliding scale according to income.

    Homeless Shelters & Aid

    Casper

    Cheyenne

    Laramie

    Gillette

    • Way Station, 307-686-0900

    Lander

    Jackson

    Housing

    (Assisted, Subsidized & Independent Living)

    Infusion Services

    In-Home Nursing Care

    Home Health Care: Caregivers who come into your home to provide skilled services.

    Equipment loans: For the temporary loan of crutches, walkers, commodes, bath chairs, stool risers, wheelchairs, and hospital beds:

    Long-Term Acute Care (LTACH)

    A long-term acute care hospital is a specialty-care hospital designed for patients with serious medical problems that require intense, special treatment for an extended period of time – usually 20-30 days. An LTACH offers more individualized and resource-intensive care than a skilled nursing facility, nursing home or acute rehabilitation facility.

    Medical Alert

    Mental Health Services

    Miners Services

    Oxygen Supply & Medical Equipment Supply

    Pharmacies

    Resource Management

    • Wyoming 211
      • Visit the website or dial 2-1-1
      • Toll Free: 1-888-425-7138
      • Text your zip code to 898211
      • It’s free, confidential, and available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Connect to over 2,500 resources statewide. The information and referral line offers information about food, housing, employment, childcare, transportation, health services, senior services and more.
    • Legal Aid of Wyoming
    • (LIEAP) Low-Income Energy Assistance Program
      • Low income energy assistance program: help with winter heating costs.
    • Patient Financial Navigation at MHSC
    • Social Security Administration
    • Sweetwater County Veteran Service Office: 307-922-5440
      • Helps all Veterans to determine what benefits they are eligible for and also assist Veterans with the necessary paperwork they need.

    Skilled Nursing Facilities

    Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) are for patients who need to get better from an illness or surgery. Patients with long-term needs for ongoing nursing care can also receive care in an SNF.

    Suicide Prevention

    • 988 Suicide & Crisis Line (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) It provides 24/7, no-cost and confidential support for individuals in distress, including prevention and crisis resources. Text, chat or call. Trained crisis counselors are ready to serve.
    • The Veterans Crisis Line for U.S. Military Veterans, call 988, press 1.
    • Trevor Lifeline, a confidential and free national 24/7 lifeline for LGBTQ youth, at 1-866-488-7386 or text 678-678.

    Support & Grieving Assistance

    Cancer Support

    Child Loss Support

    Loss Support

    Transportation

    University of Utah Health Visiting Providers

    • Cardiology: Fax referrals to 801-587-7290
    • Dermatology: Call 801-581-2955, Option 1
    • Vascular Surgery: Fax referrals to 801-581-3433
    • Maternal Fetal Medicine: Call 801-581-8425
      Fax referrals to 801-585-2594

    Workforce Assistance

    Other Area Resources

    Sweetwater Memorial and its Specialty Clinics are within easy reach of Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Killpecker Sand Dunes and the Wind River Mountain Range.