Each week, AARP provides the community with Fraud Watch notifications. You can read all about the latest scams, alerts and other helpful hints and advice in navigating a digital world by clicking the link below. This month features Blue Federal Credit Union, First Federal Credit Union and a discussion on the increase in on-line romance fraud and love bombing.
February 2023 Fraud Watch
Community Action of Laramie County is proud to present Learning Over Lunch.
Are you ready for a change? Do you wish that you had a deeper knowledge of self-sufficient skills? Join us for Learning Over Lunch at the Laramie County Library in the Cottonwood Room, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. You can hear from presenters within the community that will teach you the skills necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. Why should you come?
- We can provide rides to the class
- The classes are free
- We will provide lunch
- There are monthly prizes
- There will be a grand prize drawing at the final class
If you would like to sign up or just find out more information, please call 307-635-9291
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and the Homeowners Assistance Fund (HAF) stopped accepting applications for assistance November 10, 2022 in anticipation of running out of funding. Please be assured that CALC will continue to provide case management for current ERAP clients as well as offer assistance with other available resources for as long as we are able. We understand this may be a difficult time for you and your household, but our current ERAP Case Managers are here to help you with budgeting and referrals to those who may offer other types of assistance.
Community Action of Laramie County Crossroads Healthcare Clinic hosted an open house on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022, in which attendees were invited to Crossroads Healthcare Clinic to tour the clinic, and talk with staff, leadership, and board members. Along with great food presented by Gaiya’s Harvests own Chef Petrina Peart, attendees got to experience firsthand what our clinic is about. Conversations are happening and partnerships are being created. Community Action of Laramie County is proud of the clinic and what they have accomplished. Thank you to those who attended and those who continue to support our mission.
Join Community Action of Laramie County as we support and aid veterans and their families who are struggling, at risk of becoming homeless, or who are homeless. The event will be held Tuesday October 25, 2022 from 10am to 2pm at the Forum 619 located at 619 South Greeley highway in Cheyenne. Sponsored by Veteran’s Rock, a local grassroot non-profit dedicated to helping veterans and their families, the event will have information and services regarding healthcare, housing, employment, counseling, education, bike repair, veterinarian assistance for service animals, a Chaplin, haircuts, gear and more. Lunch will be provided.
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Come join Community Action for our 1st annual Winter Gala event! Glam Up and Give Back will be a night to remember with catering from Graffiti Cuisine, a fashion show with Desperado Depot and a cash bar with Chronicles Distillery. We will have a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and a paddle raiser event to support all the programs that makes Community Action of Laramie County a leader dedicated to reducing poverty in Laramie County. Tickets are $75.00 each, or $425 for a table of 7 which includes 2 bottles of wine and 14 free tickets to the raffle.
Our Self-Sufficiency Program consists of Project Hope and Transitional Housing, Crossroads Healthcare Clinic for the Homeless provides primary medical care, mental health services and substance abuse services to the homeless population in our community; Kinship Support Services assists caregivers 55 and older in raising kin under the age of 18; Veteran Housing Services provides short term housing for homeless veterans; and The Cheyenne Farmer’s Market, our annual Board fundraiser.