What is the Wyoming Lawyer Assistance Program (WyLAP) Foundation?
The WyLAP Foundation provides grants to Wyoming lawyers who need financial help in order to obtain the addiction or mental health treatment they need.
Where does the money come from?
All WyLAP Foundation money comes from private donations. Donations come from a wide range of sources. This includes sole practitioners, large firms, small and medium-sized firms, as well as contributions from family members or friends who wish to commemorate a special occasion or donate in honor or memory of a loved one.
How does the money get used?
WyLAP Foundation money is used for treatment and treatment-related expenses including in-patient treatment, psychiatric counseling, out-patient treatment and follow-up addiction care.
How do I apply for a grant?
Grant applications are submitted to the WyLAP Director. Grant applicants must be:
- a member of the Wyoming State Bar
- actively pursuing treatment and/or recovery
- willing to give back to WyLAP when able
- familiar with the Grant Policy Guidelines
The applicant’s identity is protected by WyLAP.
How can I contribute?
A donation can be made to honor someone, in memory of someone, anonymously, or by a person or law firm. Donations should be sent to:
WyLAP Foundation Board
P.O. Box 109
Cheyenne, WY 82003