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 813 people in 29 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 2013-2014 is $282 million. Of that, $171 million come from the state's general fund. Another $101 million are federal dollars and another $10 million comes from special revenue funding.