Wyoming Public Assistance


Governor Matt Mead has designated the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security, as the State office responsible for managing and administering the FEMA Public Assistance Program. Our mission is to provide timely and accurate technical assistance as necessary to all affected Wyoming communities during and after recovery operations.

FEMA Grants Portal

2017 Public Assistance Information:
    Disaster Award #: DR-WY-4306
    Date of Declaration: 02/10/2017
    Date of Public Assistance Award: 3/22/2017
    Affected Counties: TETON

    Disaster Award #: DR-WY-4327
    Date of Declaration: 07/10/2017
    Date of Public Assistance Award: 8/5/2017
     Affected Counties: FREMONT, PARK and WASHAKIE

2015 Public Assistance Information:
    Disaster Award #: DR-WY-4227
    Date of Declaration: 07/07/2015
    Date of Public Assistance Award: 07/15/2015
     Affected Counties: NIOBRARA, ALBANY, JOHNSON and PLATTE

2011 Public Assistance Information:
    Disaster Award #: DR-WY-4007
    Date of Declaration: 07/22/2011
    Date of Public Assistance Award: 08/03/2011

2010 Public Assistance Information:
    Disaster Award #: DR-WY-1923
    Date of Declaration: 07/14/2010
    Date of Public Assistance Award: 7/30/2014
    Closeout Date: 03/13/2017
    Record Retention Until: 03/13/2020

For Public Assistance program assistance please contact:

Rachel Nuss, Senior Grants and Contracts Manager 
307-777- 5768

Ashley Paulsrud, Senior Grants and Contracts Manager

Melinda Gibson, State Hazard Mitigation Officer

Vacant, Security Unit Chief

Lynn Budd, Director

DR-4327 Applicant Briefings are underway!

posted Aug 14, 2017, 9:21 AM by Casi Crites ‎(HLS)‎

Applicant Briefings for DR-4327 affecting Park, Fremont and Washakie Counties have begun. Requests for Public Assistance-RPAs (FEMA Form 90-49) are due to the State by September 4, 2017. 


posted Aug 7, 2017, 7:05 AM by Casi Crites ‎(HLS)‎

Presidential Disaster Declaration 4327 for affected organizations in Fremont, Park and Washakie Counties was officially declared August 5, 2017.

FEMA Procurement during Disaster Assistance Training (PDAT) opportunity

posted Apr 11, 2017, 7:58 AM by Casi Crites ‎(HLS)‎

We have a fabulous opportunity to host FEMA attorney's on April 26, 2017 who will provide training regarding procurement during disasters and the important nuances that we should consider during response and recovery operations.

All organizations affected by DR-4306 should be in attendance if possible, surrounding jurisdictions are welcome as well. Prioritized counties for this session are: Teton, Lincoln, Sublette, Uinta, Sweetwater, Fremont, Park, Big Horn, Carbon. 

Our office will not be able to support travel expenses, unfortunately. However, depending on the level of attendance, we may be able to facilitate a "call-in" option. A similar training opportunity will be offered by WOHS on May 2, please email me if you would like to attend the Cheyenne session.

Please register as soon as possible if you will be in attendance, and feel free to share this registration form.



posted Apr 11, 2017, 7:54 AM by Casi Crites ‎(HLS)‎

Presidential Disaster Declaration 4306 for affected organizations in Teton County was officially declared March 21, 2017.

DR-1923-WY Officially Closed

posted Mar 14, 2017, 2:34 PM by Casi Crites ‎(HLS)‎

FEMA-1923-DR-WY Public Assistance program has been officially closed as of March 13, 2017.

The 3 year record retention timeline is in place, please keep ALL 1923 Public Assistance related documents and files until March 13, 2020.


February 2017 Disaster Declarations- Teton, Fremont, Washakie & Big Horn Counties

posted Feb 14, 2017, 9:30 AM by Casi Crites ‎(HLS)‎

Disaster Declarations have been signed in the following Counties and Municipalities:

Teton County (February 8, 2017)
Fremont County (February 11, 2017)
    -Town of Hudson (February 10, 2017)
Washakie County (February 11, 2017)
   -City of Worland (February 11, 2017)
Big Horn County (February 12, 2017)
    -Town of Greybull (February 12, 2017)
    -Town of Manderson (February 12, 2017)

A Declaration of Emergency was signed for the State of Wyoming (February 10, 2017)

Preliminary Damage Assessments can be expected to begin in the coming days, Public Assistance opportunities will be posted here.


posted Feb 14, 2017, 8:58 AM by Casi Crites ‎(HLS)‎

www.WOHS-PublicAssistance.com is now LIVE! Here you will find important announcements, forms and links for the administration of the FEMA Public Assistance Program.

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