Homelessness

Natrona County Extends 2013 Homeless Count Beyond Its Borders
An affordable housing crunch continues in the Casper Area. The lack of affordable living space impacts the number of homeless in Natrona County. Marilyn Diamond Wagner is executive director of Interfaith of Natrona County, which has provided emergency social services since 1985. Diamond-Wagner and I…
Casper Provides Funds To Get Homeless Out Of The Cold
The plight of the homeless in Natrona County gets more attention around the holidays as the temperatures drop and the snow falls. Dollars to address homelessness, especially for those who normally fall outside the traditional safety nets have been allocated by the city of Casper this year. Brenda Ei…
Seton House, A Nurturing Community [Audio]
This past weekend on Report To Wyoming we visited with members of Seton House  staff, spoke with a resident and heard a retelling of the story of how and why it got started. If you missed the broadcast here’s a chance to listen at your leisure… Listen here, Pt 1    …
Quick Action Gets NC Homeless Sheltered
An emergency allocation of funds – 50 thousand dollars- for use in getting Natrona County’s homeless into shelters this winter is having a notable impact just three days after Casper City Council ok’d the expenditure. “ Twenty-three individuals that would have been, eithe…
Sunday On ‘Report To Wyoming’
A nationwide “Point-in-Time Homeless Count” takes place this coming Wednesday.  Casper Wyoming participates in that count every year. Brandon Espinoza is program manager for Transitional Housing at Life Steps Campus in Casper. “We don’t ask names, about as in-depth a…