Calvary Downtown Outreach – (702) 474-3030
All are welcome every Saturday at noon at the City Impact Center, 950 E. Sahara Ave. for a barbeque meal, worship, and bible study. Wednesdays and Thursdays a food pantry operates from 10:00 to 2:00 PM at the City Impact Campus at 968 E. Sahara Ave. The food pantry is open to anyone living in a house or apartment that can provide valid proof of residency that they live in the 90101, 89104, 89109, 89169, 89121 or 89119 zip codes and have picture id.
Clark County Public Guardian – (702) 455-0000
Clark County Social Services – (702) 455-3440
Provides a variety of services for needy residents of Clark County who are not assisted by other state, federal or local programs. Services are primarily targeted for childless adults. The primary mandates are to provide financial and medical assistance, protective services for seniors. Social Service is also responsible for other programs and duties assigned by the Board of County Commissioners.
Social Services: Their mission is to provide individuals and families facing a temporary crisis with emergency assistance to meet basic needs. Depending on the individual or family situation and their available resources, they can assist with basic necessities such as emergency food, clothing, and baby food. When available, 24-hour bus passes, rent and utility payment assistance is provided.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC): This supplemental food program provides food, nutritional education, and referrals to health and public agencies to pregnant women, recently pregnant, and women with children up to the age of five.
Homeless to Home (Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program): This program provides single-men or women with children; two parent married couples; veterans of any age and seniors 62 years or older, assistance with housing, utility payment assistance, case management, job training, food and clothing to end the cycle of homelessness and to gain self-sufficiency through employment. They will assist clients for 6 months to one year, helping them end the cycle of homelessness.
St. Vincent Lied Dining Facility: This facility at 1502 North Main Street, feeds nutritious meals to homeless and needy men, women, and children every day of the year, in a clean and safe environment, no questions asked. A free community meal is served daily 10-11 AM. Additional meals are served for $3 Monday to Friday and are open to the public 7-8 AM for breakfast, 12-1 PM for lunch, and 3-5 PM for dinner. Sunday lunch is served 12-1 PM and dinner is served 3-5 PM.
Community Food Pantry: This pantry provides groceries for individuals and families in need Monday through Friday 8 AM to 3 PM.
St. Vincent HELP Apartments: These 120 fully furnished apartments are specifically designed to help men and women regain their independence and transition to permanent housing.
Catholic Charities – (702)385-2662
Family Services – (702) 455-5444
A local public agency whose role is to help keep children safe. The agency was formed in response to the merger of state and county child welfare services. Services include adoption, case management, child abuse hotline, child protection, independent living, and the parenting project.
Foster Kinship – (702) 546-9988
Foster Kinship is a comprehensive support program for kinship caregivers in Nevada designed to increase the stability and well-being of the kinship family.
HELP of Southern Nevada – (702) 369-4357 A community resource that assists families and individuals through direct services, training and referral to community resources. The building blocks lead to four cornerstones: Housing, Emergency Services, Life Skills and Prevention. Below are some of the services they offer.
Nevada 2-1-1: An easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to free information about critical health and human services available in their community. The center is staffed by live information and referral specialists who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Weatherization: Assists low-income households occupied by seniors, physically challenged, and homes with children by installing energy saving devises, such as solar screens. Weatherizing equals money in energy savings that clients can use toward necessities like food.Shannon West Homeless Youth Center: Residential facility for youth ages 16-21. The youth live in studio apartments and learn the basic life skills necessary to reach independence. The campus provides 24-hour staffing for supervision and transportation of the residents.
Work Opportunities Readiness Center (W.O.R.C.): offers free assistance to anyone who has recently lost his or her primary source of income due to job lay-offs, divorce, death, or disability.
The Community Alternative Sentencing Program (CAS): Gives court appointed individuals the opportunity to serve the community.
Lutheran Social Services – (702) 639-1730
A social ministry with supportive services for senior citizens, youth, and low-income families. The agency has the following services currently available to families in need:
Emergency Food Pantry: Supermarket style client-choice emergency food pantry where clients are given a cart to select fresh produce and packaged food items for themselves.
Emergency Services Program: Temporary financial support through rental and utility assistance for low-income individuals living at/or below the poverty line.
Career Connections Center: Provides employment search and retention services to individuals and families. They provide birth certificates and state identification documents necessary for obtaining employment in Nevada.
Supportive Housing Program (Project Return Home): Family supportive transitional housing services provided through three apartment homes for homeless families. This community-based program offers homeless families in the community, whose other resources have been exhausted, transitional housing with wrap around supportive services. It requires the head of household to be willing and able to participate in a written case service plan, which will within 24 months facilitate long-term stabilization, employment and housing.
Social Security Administration – 800-772-1213
North Las Vegas: 44340 Simmons Street – (866) 704-4859
Henderson: 10416 S. Eastern Avenue- (866) 614-9667
Las Vegas: CAC-1511 N. Las Vegas Blvd. – (855) 207-7084
Southern Nevada Health District – (702) 759-1000
Offers services and provides regulatory supervision to protect and promote the health, the environment and the well-being of Clark County residents and visitors. The District is divided into the following four divisions.
Administrative Services: Covers the operations of health cards, vital records and public information.
Community Health Services: Includes emergency medical services, epidemiology, chronic disease prevention and health promotion, public health preparedness, and the Southern Nevada Public Health Laboratory.
Environmental Health: Oversees plan review and inspection programs involving food and beverage establishments, public accommodations, subdivisions, child care facilities, body art facilities, public swimming pools, public water systems, septic tanks, and solid waste facilities.
Nursing and Clinics: Provides public health-related clinical services at an average cost of $35. Services are provided regardless of a client’s ability to pay. Administers childhood and adult immunizations, offers sexually transmitted disease treatment and control, tuberculosis treatment and control, kids clinics, and HIV/AIDS case management.
Birth Certificates – (702) 759-1010
State of Nevada Welfare Department – (702) 486-5000
Provides services enabling Nevada families, the disabled and elderly to achieve their highest levels of self-sufficiency.
Three Square Food Bank – (702) 644-3663
Southern Nevada’s only food bank providing assistance to it residents. This is a community collaborative partnership providing the equivalent of nearly 18 million meals per year to more than 650 Program Partners. Below are some of the services they offer:
Backpack for Kids Program: Provides a bag of nutritious, kid-friendly, shelf-stable food to children who lack adequate food over the weekend. Kids Café Program: One of the largest charitable meal service programs, which provides free and prepared food and nutrition education to hungry children in a safe environment. Provides meals to children after school in the late afternoon.
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP): Provides nutritious meals to children 18 or younger in low-income areas during the summer. The program ensures that children’s nutritional needs are met during their school vacation when FRL meals are not available.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP Outreach): Provides low-income households with electronic benefits they can use like a debit card to purchase food at stores authorized by the US Department of Agriculture.
Urban League – (702) 636-3949
U.S. Vets – (702) 219-3244
Family Resource Centers (FRCs) provide case management, information, and referrals for individuals and families in need of assistance in accessing services and programs that will strengthen and support the family.
American Diabetes Foundation
Boulder City Police Department – (702) 293-9224
Clark County Fire Department – 911
Henderson Police Department – (702) 565-8933
LV Metro Police Department – (702) 229-3111
Mt. Charleston Rangers – (702) 297-1229
North Las Vegas Police Department – (702) 633-9111
Boys Town National Hotline – 1-800-448-3000
Catholic Charities – (702) 385-2662
Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline – (702) 399-0081
Child Protective Services – (702) 455-5401
Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline – (702) 646-4981
HELP of Southern Nevada – (702) 369-4357
Homework Hotline – (702) 799-5111
National Runaway Hotline – 1-800-RUNAWAY
National Suicide Prevention Hotline – 1-800-SUICIDE
Psychiatric Observation Unit – (702) 486-8020
Rape Crisis – (702) 366-1640
Safe House Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline – (702) 564-3227
Safe Nest Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline – (702) 646-4981
Safe Place – 1-866-U-R-SAFE
Administration Center District Switchboard – (702) 799-5000
Adult Education – (702) 799-8650
Educational Services Division – (702) 855-9765
Food Services Department – (702) 799-8123
Guidance & Counseling – (702) 799-8441
Student Data Services – (702) 799-2492
Student Support Services Division – (702) 799-5471
Superintendent’s Office – (702) 799-5310
Title I – (702) 799-3850
Title I HOPE (Homeless Outreach Program for Education) – (702) 855-6682
Transportation – (702) 799-8110
Zoning – (702)799-6430
Big Brothers, Big Sisters (ages 6-18)
A non-profit corporation that is a leader in youth mentoring services. Their primary focus is on quality programs that have a significant impact on the lives of youth in our community, ages 6 through 18, and to be collaborative partners to other youth development nonprofits in the community.
Boys and Girls Club
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada, our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
HELP of Southern Nevada WIA (Workforce Investment Act)
Through the Workforce Investment Act-Youth Program, Work Opportunities Readiness Center (W.O.R.C.) provides low income, at-risk youth (homeless or near homeless youth), ages 16-21 with long term outcomes such as: basic educational and employment skills; completion of academic certificates (including high school diplomas & equivalents) and; placement in employment, post-secondary education and/or training
Juvenile Work Permits (ages 14-17)
Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (ages 12-24)
A youth service provider in Nevada with a continuum of care extending from street outreach and 24-hour crisis intervention services to a full-time drop-in center and an independent living program. No parental consent is needed.
NV Child Seekers
A nonprofit, missing children’s organization in Nevada that does not charge for their services. The organization works to keep parents closely involved in their cases and is available to assist the proper authorities. Trained, police-screened volunteers carry out many of the education programs.
Provides safety for individuals and families affected by sexual and domestic violence. 24-hour Hotline connects you to crisis support and information.
Safe Place Mobile Crisis
Provides access to immediate help and supportive resources for young people in crisis through a network of sites sustained by qualified agencies, trained volunteers, and businesses. Through a partnership with Terrible Herbst Gaming, the program is available 24-hours a day to any youth in crisis at all Terrible Herbst convenience stores.
Shannon West Homeless Youth Center (ages 16-24)
Provides residential and day programming for at-risk youth that are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. The Youth Center motivates residents towards reaching self-sufficiency by providing the training and skills to further their education, employment, social and life skills. The Youth Center is a residential facility for youth ages 16-21.
Sierra NV Job Corps (ages 16-24)
A no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
Southern NV Children First
Street Teen Drop-In Shelter (ages 12-21)
A volunteer based, non-profit organization dedicated to assisting homeless, abandoned, and at risk youth, ages 12-21, in the Las Vegas Valley. Their primary goal is to meet the survival needs of our youth by providing basic necessities in a safe, compassionate environment. They provide access to educational, health care, and employment resource services through a drop-in center and by actively collaborating with community partners.
YMCA of Southern Nevada
As part of the YMCA’s summer food program, children receive up to two meals a day and participate in recreational and learning activities to keep their bodies and minds active. The YMCA’s summer food program helps children stay well-nourished, active and energized all summer long, and also provide some important relief to struggling families.
WestCare Youth Shelter
(702) 385-2020 ext. 61255
A homeless/runaway shelter and social model detoxification center for youth ages 10-17. Here these youth can find a safe haven from the often brutal conditions they experience on the streets of Las Vegas.
Help Hope Home – Ending Homelessness in Southern Nevada
The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)
National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)
National Alliance to End Homelessness
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty