Wyoming post-adoption support

Below are post-adoption and guardianship support services available to families who live in Wyoming. Services may not be available in all areas and/or may be dependent upon the circumstances of the placement. Please check with your post-adoption services provider about the availability of specific post-adoption or guardianship support services for your family. You can also visit Child Welfare Information Gateway for information on Adoption and Guardianship Assistance, as well as additional information on post-adoption support

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Post-adoption/guardianship support services

What services are available?

In Wyoming, adoptive and guardianship families have access to the following services:

  • Child/youth assessment of needs and strengths 
  • Information (websites, fact sheets, articles, etc.) 
  • Referral to services or advocacy
  • Training/other development 
  • Birth family mediation and/or adoption search 
  • Case management
  • Educational support/advocacy
  • Respite care
  • Financial/material support 
  • Community-based therapeutic services 
  • Residential therapeutic services 

Who is eligible for these services?

  • Families who have adopted from the state’s foster care system
  • Families who took guardianship of a child from the state’s foster care system 

Who provides these services?

The Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) provides adoption/guardianship support services through its local DFS offices

Parent support groups

We do not currently have any information on parent support groups in Wyoming.

To add a group or make a suggestion, email the AdoptUSKids family support team.