While there are a number of factors that drive cancer, early detection (including recommended screenings) and preventive measures can lessen the burden of cancer on an individual’s and a community’s health.
Good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy body weight are essential components for overall health and well-being.
Injury is the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44, and was the fourth leading cause of death in Wyoming in 2013, according to Healthy People 2020.
Collecting data on homeless people can be very difficult given the nature of their circumstances. Across the nation, each community is responsible for organizing one day each year to do a “point-in-time count” in order to provide an estimate of the homeless population in their communities.
The social determinants of health are the conditions and circumstances in which people live, work and play—the ones that they are born into and grow up in.
Access to quality healthcare has a profound effect on every aspect of a person’s health.
Clinical preventive services provide incredible opportunities for increased life expectancy and the maintenance of a higher quality of life. Access to care is about more than simply the cost.
A diverse partnership is necessary in order to assess our community’s needs and plan how to address those needs. Laramie County organizations have a long history of working together. Those partnerships were formalized in 1997 under the umbrella of the Healthier Laramie County Community Partnership (LCCP). Today, the completely volunteer-driven LCCP consists of nearly 65 partners, comprised of human service organizations, private-sector individuals, faith-based groups, funders and local and state government representatives dedicated to serving vulnerable residents throughout the county as part of a comprehensive planning effort.
LCCP’s Community Action Teams are seeking to engage more people with lived experience to help design and implement interventions aimed at improving conditions in our community in targeted areas. To create meaningful change in our community we require the voices of all people, but particularly the voices of our neighbors who have lived the experiences and conditions we strive to […]
Are you looking for a career where you will have opportunities to enjoy and provide a safe environment for children? Are you able to perform general maintenance and repairs to buildings and equipment? Do you have a Class B Commercial Driver's License with an "S" and "P" endorsement?
If you answered "yes" to all the questions above, you may be the right person to fill our open Bus Driver/Maintenance Worker position with Head Start!
You can log on now to calc.net where, by clicking on the Employment tab, you can obtain the Community Action of Laramie County job application and the Head Start Declaration. By delivering those to firstname.lastname@example.org or bringing them to 211 West 19th Street in Cheyenne, you could be considered for this fulfilling role.
If the criteria above don't quite fit your skill set, please let your friends with these particular skills know that this opportunity is open and waiting for them to express interest.
Free story: Operation Back to School, a joint endeavor of Needs Inc. and LCSD1, expects to give out around 400 backpacks of various sizes, colors and designs packed with school supplies and hygiene items to families in need during three days this week.
The need for resiliency is not an unknown problem in the United States, but in Laramie County, it became clear that to build resiliency, housing stability for local youth had to be first priority. After a Point-in-Time count was facilitated by those on the Strong Families action team of the Laramie....
Senior Corps 🎥 Over and over again, our Senior Corps volunteers reveal that staying active through service improves their health and well-being while limiting social isolation, depression, and more: SeniorCorps.gov/HealthyVolunteers. ...