“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”

Benjamin Franklin | Founding Father

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Our work

NCPC meets monthly as a large group the first Tuesday of every month.  Additionally, there is a Parenting and Family Subcommittee and a Community Prevention Strategies Group Subcommittee that also both meet monthly.  NCPC is the advisory committee for the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants. NCPC is also partnered with the local Youth Empowerment Council to provide youth leadership opportunities. 

Family and Parenting Subcommittee

The family and parenting subcommittee is responsible for addressing the needs of Natrona County children, parents, and families.  The committee organizes several events throughout the year to provide access to information, activities, and provide a substance-free space for families.  These events currently include:

  • Family Game Night (Yearly event - usually planned for February)
  • Family Day (Yearly event - held in July after parade)
  • Community Baby Shower (Yearly event - usually planned for April)

Meets at 9 A.M. the 4th Thursday of each month

at Mercer Family Resource Center - Upstairs Group Room.  

Co-Chairs: Keri Owen and Lisa Brown

 

Community Prevention Strategies Group subcommittee (CPSG)

CPSG subcommittee is responsible for addressing substance abuse prevention throughout the community. The committee works with several local agencies to identify areas of substance abuse, collect data, and brain-storm possible solutions to current substance abuse issues. 

Meets at 3 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month

at the Bank of the West - Downtown location - Downstairs Meeting Room

Co-Chairs: Whitney Lamb and Rob Johnston

 

AFTER-SCHOOL Programs (21st CCLC)

NCPC is the advisory council for the 21st Century Community Learning Center (21 CCLC) federal after-school grant programs.  The program is currently running both Cohorts 8 and 10.  The goal of the programs are to provide a healthy and positive place for youth and children. Each center promotes learning and leadership, provides enrichment activities, and encourages family engagement.

 

Current programs include:

  • Cohort 8: 
    • Boys and Girls Club of Central Wyoming - Teen Center
    • Nicolaysen Art Museum - Art Program
    • Nerd Family YMCA - Summer Tween program
    • The Science Zone - SciGirls program at CY Middle School
    • Self Help Center - PAVE and Mentoring Programs
  • Cohort 10:
    • Boys and Girls Club of Central Wyoming - Mills Elementary Program
    • Nerd Family YMCA - Grant Elementary School Program
    • The Science Zone - Dean Morgan Junior High School Design Team Program

Grant Coordinators: Alissa Thyfault and Keri Owen

 

Youth Leadership Programs:

Through the efforts of the Youth Empowerment Council and in coordination with NCPC's community needs assessment, youth in Natrona County are provided with alcohol-free and other drug-free events year round. 

 
 
 

NCPC is a collaboration of over 45 members made up from community agencies, business, and concerned citizens.

 
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Member Agencies

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12-24 CLub

500 S. Wolcott St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-237-8035

www.1224club.org/

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Adbay.com

627 W. Yellowstone HWY

Casper, WY 82601

307-268-4705

www.adbay.com

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Adult Learning Center at Casper College

125 College Dr. (Werner Tech Bldg)

Casper, WY 82601

307-268-2230

www.caspercollege.edu/alc

 

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American Cancer Society - Cancer Action Network

555 11th Street NW Suite 300

Washington, DC 20004

307-761-2040

www.acscan.org


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Big Brothers Big Sisters

400 E. 1st St., Suite 300

Casper, WY 82601

307-265-2227

www.wyobbbs.org

BOys and Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming

1701 E. K St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-234-2456

www.bgccw.org

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Casper College

125 College Drive.

Casper, WY 82601

307-268-2100

www.CasperCollege.edu

Casper Housing Authority

145 N, Durbin St.

Casper, Wy 82601

307-266-1388

www.chaoffice.org


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Casper Municipal Court

201 N. David St. 5th Floor

Casper, WY 82601

307-235-8244

www.cityofcasperwy.com

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Casper-Natrona Health Department

475 S. Spruce St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-235-9340

www.casperpublichealth.org

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Casper Police Department

201 N. David St., 1st Floor

Casper, WY 82601

307-235-8225

www.casperwy.gov

 

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Central Wyoming Counseling Center

1430 Wilkins Circle

Casper, , WY 82601

307-237-9583

www.cwcc.us


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Cent$ible Nutrition

2011 Fairgrounds Rd.

Casper, WY 82604

307-235-9400

www.uwyo.edu/uwe/county/natrona

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Chamber of Commerce

500 N. Center St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-234-5311

www.casperwyoming.org

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Children's Advocacy Project

350 N. Ash

Casper, WY 82601

307-232-0159

www.childrensadvocacyproject.org

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CLIMB Wyoming

632 S. David St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-237-2855

www.climbwyoming.org/office/casper


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Community HEalth Center

5000 Blackmore RD.

Casper, WY 82609

307-233-6049

www.chccw.org

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Downtown Development Authority

341 W. Yellowstone HWY

Casper, WY 82601

307-235-6710

www.downtowncasper.com

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GEAR UP

125 College Dr. (Strausner Hall, RM 221)

Casper, WY 82601

307-268-3002

www.caspercollege.edu/gearup

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M.A.D.D.

201 E. 2nd St. #17

Casper, WY 82601

307-268-4712

www.madd.org


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Mercer Family Resource Center

535 W. Yellowstone Hwy     Casper, WY 82601

307-265-7366

www.mercercasper.com

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NAMI Wyoming

137 W. 6th St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-265-2573

www.namiwyoming.org

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NC Public Library

307 E. 2nd St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-577-7323

www.natronacountylibrary.org

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NC Suicide PreveNtion Taskforce

535 W. Yellowstone HWY

Casper, WY 82601

307-233-4277

www.natronacountysuicideprevention.org


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NCSD #1 HomeLess Student Project

970 N. Glenn Rd.

Casper, WY 82601

307-253-3185

www.natronaschools.org/parentsstudents/homeless-education

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Nerd Casper Family YMCA

1611 Casper Mountain Road

Casper, WY 82601

307-234-9187

http://casperymca.org/

Nicolaysen Art Museum

400 E. Collins St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-235-5247

www.theNic.org

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NOWCAP Parents as Teachers Program

345 N. Walsh Dr.

Casper, WY 82609

307-237-9146 x428

www.nowcapservices.org


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Prevention Management Organization

136 S. Wolcott, Suite 304

Casper, WY 8601

307-472-5991

www.NatronaPMO.org

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Safe Kids/Safe Communities

1233 E. 2nd St. 

Casper, WY 82601  

307-577-7904

www.safekids.org/coalition/safe-kids-central-wyoming

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Self Help Center

918 E. 2nd St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-235-2814

www.SHCCasper.com

Serve Wyoming

330 S Center St. #317

Casper, WY 82601

866-737-8304

www.servewyoming.org


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SETON HOUSE

919 N. Durbin St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-577-8026

www.setonhousecasper.org

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Summit Medical CEnter

6350 E. 2nd St.

Casper, WY 82609

307-232-6600

www.summitmedicalcasper.com

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The Science Zone

111 W. Midwest Ave

Casper, WY 82601

307-473-9663

www.thesciencezone.org

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TRUE CARE

1746 S. Poplar St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-215-9684

www.truecarecasper.org


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Wyoming Behavioral Institute

2521 E. 15th St.

Casper, WY 82609

307-237-7444

www.wbihelp.com

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Wy Dept. of Family Services

851 Werner Ct #200

Casper, WY 82601

307-473-3900

http://dfsweb.wyo.gov/

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Wy DEpt. of Highway safety

5300 Bishop Blvd.

Cheyeen, WY 82009

307-777-4450

www.dot.state.wy.us/home/dot_safety.html

Wy DEpt. of workforce services

851 Werner Ct. #120

Casper, WY 82601

307-233-4657

www.wyomingworkforce.org


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Youth Crisis Center

1656 E. 12th. St.

Casper, WY 82601

307-577-5718

www.casperyouthcrisiscenter.weebly.com