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Wyoming Organizations

Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS)
Provides education, training, tools, and workforce development opportunities to community health centers in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
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High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (HICAHS)
Focuses on research, education, prevention, and intervention programs to improve the health and safety of individuals working in agriculture, forestry and fishing in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain regions of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at Colorado State University.
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Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC)
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT). Assists healthcare organizations, healthcare networks, and healthcare providers in the implementation of cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and medically underserved areas and populations. Includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
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Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (RMTLC)
Promotes the health and welfare of all American Indians and tribal communities in Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
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Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)
Helps rural communities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming improve community infrastructure through housing, water, and wastewater program initiatives. Offers numerous services including loans for housing and environment.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Wyoming (HUD)
Works to increase home ownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing. Provides information about HUD housing programs and local contacts for the state.
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USDA Rural Development Wyoming State Office
Works to improve the economy and quality of life in Wyoming. Provides information about Rural Development programs and applications for financial assistance.
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Western Rural Development Center (WRDC)
Participates in rural development research and extension projects cooperatively with universities in the West. Includes a rural health initiative. Serves Washington, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii, California, Arizona, Alaska, Oregon, New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, and 4 U.S. Pacific Territories.
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WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network (WWAMI AHEC)
Consists of a program office and six independent Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) in the five WWAMI states: Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. Works to alleviate shortages of healthcare personnel in medically underserved rural and urban areas.
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WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (WWAMI RHRC)
One of the Rural Health Research Centers currently funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Focuses on training and supply of rural healthcare providers, availability and quality of care for rural women and children, and access to high-quality care for vulnerable and minority rural populations. Based in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
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Wyoming Area Health Education Center
Works to increase access to quality healthcare and uses educational methods to attract and retain healthcare providers in rural areas.
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Wyoming Department of Health (WDH)
Works to promote, protect, and enhance the health of all Wyoming citizens. Serves as the primary state agency for providing health and human services.
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Wyoming Department of Health, Rural and Frontier Health Unit
Promotes collaboration in expanding comprehensive, community based primary care services in rural and frontier communities in Wyoming. Works to improve access to care for the underserved, vulnerable, and minority populations within the state.
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Wyoming Health Resources Network Inc. (WHRN)
Works to improve health services in rural Wyoming, primarily through the support and facilitation of healthcare professional recruitment and placement efforts.
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Wyoming Hospital Association (WHA)
Serves as a member owned, private, and non-profit organization representing Wyoming hospitals. Provides advocacy for Wyoming hospitals before local, state, regional, and national legislative and regulatory bodies, the media and the general public.
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Wyoming Office of Rural Health (WORH)
Seeks to enhance access to healthcare services, support the development of an adequate healthcare workforce, and promote collaboration in expanding comprehensive, community-based healthcare in rural Wyoming.
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Wyoming Primary Care Association (WYPCA)
Consists of community health centers, and the Healthcare for the Homeless and Migrant Health programs that support federally-funded health centers in providing primary health services to the underserved. Works to expand primary care services throughout Wyoming.
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Last Reviewed: 11/1/2018