Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS)


Our Mission

The Wyoming Department of Family Services is dedicated to promoting the safety, well-being and self-sufficiency of families through community partnerships.

Our Vision

Wyoming will set the standard as the best in child and family services

DFS By the Numbers

DFS employs just over 700 people in 28 offices across the state.

On average, Economic Assistance serves 68,940 people a month with nutrition support and home heating help; Child Support Enforcement serves 110,000 people annually; Juvenile Services serves 2,350 youth annually and Protective Services works with 6,000 people annually.


The agency's total operating budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 is $295 million. Of that, $171 million come from the state's general fund. Another $114 million are federal dollars and another $10 million comes from special revenue funding.