Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Community Partnership Initiati

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The Laramie County Commissioners are seeking public input and public comments on a Wyoming Department of Family Services FFY 2025 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Community Partnership Initiative grant application. Applications will be due to Sandra Bay, Laramie County Grants Manager, on Friday April 5, 2024 by 12:00pm in Word format.


1. Provide assistance to needy families so that children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives;

2. End the dependency of needy parents on government benefits by promoting job preparation, work and marriage;

3. Prevent and reduce out-of-wedlock pregnancies and establishing annual numerical goals for preventing and reducing the incidence of these pregnancies; and

4. Encourage the formation and maintenance of two parent families.

The Wyoming Department of Family Services administers the TANF/CPI grant and lists the available funding with the program rules on their website at http://dfsweb.state.wy.us 

A Public Hearing to take public testimony and solicit public opinion on this matter will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 3:30pm, or as soon thereafter as possible, in the County Commissioners Board Room at 310 W. 19th Street in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Accommodations will be made for handicapped and non-English speaking minority individuals who attend the public hearing, upon notice of need no later than Friday, April 12, 2022 at 11:00am. 

All written comments must be received no later than 5:00pm, on Monday, April 15, 2024. The Laramie County Board of Commissioners will take all comments made at the public hearing and written comments submitted on or before the deadline into consideration before considering a resolution in support of submitting an application for a Wyoming Department of Family Services Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Community Partnership Initiative application due on April 19, 2024. Citizens please submit written comments to: 

Sandra Bay 

Laramie County Grants Manager 

310 W. 19th Street, Suite 320 

Cheyenne, WY 82001 


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