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Local Youth Resource Fair provides available services for at-risk teens in Laramie County

Local Youth Resource Fair provides available services for at-risk teens in Laramie County

*h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* Last night's event at the Kiwanis House in Lions Park held a Youth Resource Fair that offered information on resources available in Laramie County for at-risk teens on services from healthcare to housing and food. ​*h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* Many booths provided information on their services along with gifts for giveaway. The fair targeted for youth 14-20 years old, allowed students in need to come and learn about available services from medical, education, food, and housing. ​*h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* Job Corps., Uplift Wyoming, Wyoming Department of Health, Unaccompanied Students Initiative, and Laramie County Centsible Nutrition Program were among the many organizations in attendance to share their services with the community. There was free food, drawings, and live entertainment by local deejay, Jalen Ledet. *Warren Federal Credit Union employees open up new accounts for two youth. * ​*h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* *h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* LCSD1 At-Risk Liaison, Denise Kittleson, was available to speak further with community members about housing, food, and medical care for those unable to afford it. "It's a wonderful opportunity for those to learn about services available to them that may not have otherwise known," Kittleson said. *Free backpacks handed out for student youth with complimentary goods inside. h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* *Free hygiene products for collection. h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* *Wyoming at Work representatives greets youth from thier booth. h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* *Job Corps. of Laramie County representative greets youth from her booth. h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* *Uplift Wyoming representative greets youth from her booth. h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* *University of Wyoming representative for the Centsible Nutrition Program. h/t photo: pitchengine/communities* ​#shortgo