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Posted on: June 24, 2020

2020 Census - Your $$$

Counting for Dollars


Local Agencies Affected by Federal Funding

 This is a non-exhaustive list of where federal dollars go LOCALLY.  By participating in the 2020 Census, you help secure funding our OUR COMMUNITY.  Go to  now to respond.

  1. Memorial Hospital of Converse County: Medicaid; Medicaid Part B; State Children’s Health Insurance Program; Health Care Centers
  2. Irwin Towers/Douglas Housing Authority: Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers; Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program; Low Income Housing Tax Credit
  3. Converse County Aging Services DBA Douglas Senior Center: Special Programs for the Aging, Title II< Part C, Nutrition Services
  4. Wyoming Child & Family Development: Head Start Program
  5. Local WIC Program
  6. Wyoming Dept. of Family Services: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; Title IV-E Foster Care; Child & Adult Care Food Program; Child Care Mandatory & Matching Funds
  7. Human Resource Council/Community Service Block Grant: Community Services Block Grant
  8. Solutions for Life: Block Grant for the Prevention & Treatment of Substance Abuse
  9. The Enterprise: CDBG Entitlement Grants; State CDBG
  10. Eastern Wyoming College: Federal Direct Student Loans; Federal Pell Grant Program; Career and Technical Education to States
  11. Converse County School District #1: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; Nutritional School Lunch Program; School Breakfast Program; Community Facilities Loans/Grants
  12. Wyoming Workforce Services: Vocational Rehabilitation Grants to the States; Unemployment Insurance Administration
  13. Converse County Public Health
  14. WYDOT: Federal Urban Systems Projects; Highway Planning & Construction; Federal Transit – Capital Investment Grant
  15. Income-Based Housing: Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers; Public and Indian Housing; Low Income Housing Tax Credit
  16. Converse County Prevention Alliance
  17. Converse County Extension Office
  18. USDA Loan Programs: Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans; Business and Industry Loans
  19. Wyoming Supreme Court: Crime Victim Assistance
  20. Douglas Police Department: Homeland Security Grant Program
  21. Local 4-H Clubs: Cooperative Extension Service
  22. Other federal programs that may be available here: 
    • Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities
    • Social Services Block Grant
    • Rural Rental Assistance Payments
    • Low Income Energy Assistance Program
    • Native American Employment and Training

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