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Wyoming Consumer Resources

If you are living in the state of Wyoming, and looking for resources on local information, we can help you. We have compiled a comprehensive list of state resources that will point you in the direction. Whether you are looking for state agencies, legal resources, educational, financial, health, or employment-related sites, we have all of the information provided in the links.

Below is a summary of what each link has to offer. Any necessary contact information is also included.

STATE AGENCIES

Attorney General – Get information on how the Attorney General is protecting families and consumers of Wyoming. You can read about criminal justice and how to protect yourself against identity theft. Get recent consumer news or file a complaint. You can also reach the office at (307) 777-7841.

Department of Insurance – This department oversees insurance companies to ensure they are providing consumers with affordable services and operating in Wyoming law. Research credentials of different types of insurance and agents. You can file a total loss claim. Links to the department’s email are also available.

Public Service Commission – This department is dedicated to protecting consumers by ensuring that public utility companies are providing affordable and safe services and operating within Wyoming law. Get information on energy efficiency and view orders or dockets. You can contact the commission at 307-777-7427.

LEGAL RESOURCES

Small Claims Court – Whether you’re looking to pursue a case, or just want more general information, this website can provide the basics you need to know for Wyoming’s small courts system. View statutes, attorney requirements, and court cost limits. Learn about special provisions in Wyoming law. It’s all just a click away.

Lemon Law – Do you suspect your recently purchased vehicle is a lemon? View this website for characteristics that qualify your car as such. Read our interview with an advisor at the Attorney General’s office on the step-by-step process on what you can do. Additional contact information is also available.

EDUCATION

Department of Education – Get more information on the education system of Wyoming through this site. View press releases and get information on specific districts. Learn about educational programs and funds through the department. You can contact the department at (307) 777-7690.

HEALTH CARE

Department of Health – Get basic health information and assistance through this site. You can view health certificates and research different health facilities in the state. Apply online for Medicaid and Kid Care. You can contact the department at (307) 777-7656.

Affordable Care Act – Learn about Wyoming’s Affordable Care Act through this website. It provides an overview of the act and who it is available to. Read about eligibility and costs. You can also find out a list of retiree programs accepted through the act.

EMPLOYMENT

Department of Workforce Services – Get information on employment opportunities through this site. Wyoming residents can search for jobs or file for unemployment. Employers can file reports or view regulations. You can reach the Unemployment Insurance Division at (307) 235-3264.

Contact Wyoming State & Local Consumer Agencies

State and local consumer protection offices mediate complaints, conduct investigations, prosecute offenders of consumer laws, license and regulate a variety of professionals, promote strong consumer protection legislation, provide educational materials and advocate in the consumer interest.  To save time, call the office before sending in a written complaint. Ask if the office handles the type of complaint you have, and if complaint forms are provided.  

State Office
Mark Moran
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General
123 State Capitol Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7874
Fax: 307-777-6869

State Banking Regulators

The officials listed below regulate and supervise state-chartered banks. Many of them handle or refer problems and complaints about other types of financial institutions as well. Some also answer general questions about banking and consumer credit. If you are dealing with a federally chartered bank, check the listing of Selected Federal Agencies.  

L. Bruce Hendrickson
Commissioner, Division of Banking
Herschler Building
3rd Floor East
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7797
Fax 307-777-3555
E-mail: bruceh@missc.state.wy.us
Web site: audit.state.wy.us/banking/banking.htm

State Insurance Regulators

Each state has its own laws and regulations for all types of insurance, including car, homeowner and health insurance. The officials listed below enforce these laws. Many of these offices can provide you with information to help you make informed insurance buying decisions.  

John McBride
Commissioner, Department of Insurance
Herschler Building
122 West 25th Street
3rd Floor East
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0440
307-777-7401
Toll free in WY: 1-800-438-5768
E-mail: wyinsdep@missc.state.wy.us

Sources include the Consumer's Resource Handbook, U.S. General Services Administration.  We welcome updates and corrections.  Please address the Webmaster.