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Northern Nevada Resources
Nevada 211 - Information about and referrals to community services
  • Opens new browser window Nevada 2-1-1 - Call 2-1-1 or 1-866-535-5654. Text and chat access also available. Information about community services - including food, clothing, shelter, financial resources, physical and mental health resources, child and senior services, disaster-recovery information and more - that can be accessed via voice, text and online.
Senior and Disability Services
  • Opens new browser window • State of Nevada Adult Protective Services (APS) - Adult Protective services serves Nevadans 18-59, in addition to persons 60 years and older, collectively referred to as vulnerable adults who may experience abuse, neglect, exploitation, isolation or abandonment. In Reno/Sparks call 775-688-2964. The statewide number is 888-729-0571.
  • Opens new browser window • Aging and Disability Resource Center: Northern Nevada Care Connection - Provides one on one assistance to older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and families. The Resource Centers help people know what options are available and connect with services of their choice. Call 877-861-1893.
  • Opens new browser window • Northern Nevada Aging and Disability Services Community Advocate - ADSD Community Advocates Program goal is to increase community resource awareness for all Nevadans across the lifespan. Creating opportunities to educate, inform, and connect those individuals seeking help to access programs and services to meet their needs. Advocates participate in outreach opportunities such as information fairs, presentations, program visits, and much more. The Community Advocates are also here to help and provide guidance as needed and can offer one-time emergency assistance to ensure sustainability and well-being of individuals. Assistance is statewide. Follow appropriate link for help in Northern Nevada.
  • Opens new browser window Bureau of Services to the Blind and Visually impaired - Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation services include help with daily living skills. Call 775-823-8100, or visit 1325 Corporate Blvd., Reno 89502.
  • Opens new browser window The Home and Community Based Waiver Program - Provides non-medical services to older persons to help them maintain independence in their own homes as an alternative to nursing home placement. In Reno/Sparks call 775-687-0800.
  • Opens new browser window Continuum Mod Squad - Specializes in home accommodation and modification for disabled individuals in Reno/Sparks while supporting independent living.
  • Opens new browser window Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living - Helps individuals with disabilities live independently by providing life skills training, peer support, advocacy, information and referrals, and help with transition. May provide free home safety evaluations. 775-353-3599.
  • Opens new browser window Retired and Senior Volunteer Program in Washoe County - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) provides services to help seniors maintain independence. Call (775) 784-1807 or email rsvp@unr.edu
  • Opens new browser window Washoe County Senior Services - Offers direct and indirect services including senior centers throughout the community, “Meals on Wheels”, legal services, case management, outreach, and an adult day health program. Call 775.328.2575.
  • Opens new browser window Sanford Center for Aging Senior Outreach Services - Provides support to Washoe County’s most vulnerable elders through trained volunteers that help seniors “Age in Place,” and allow them to stay in their homes as long as possible. Services include help with transportation, errands and companionship. Email sinaw@unr.edu
  • Opens new browser window Seniors in Service - Respite voucher service for qualifying live-in caregivers for seniors. For those who qualify, a voucher of $1000 may be available. Those served are live-in caregivers of persons over the age of 60 who need assistance in most activities of daily living and are a safety risk if left alone. Seniors in Service also has a Senior Companion Program. Call 775-358-2322.
Veterans Services
  • Opens new browser window Veterans Resource Centers of America (Northern Nevada) - Veterans Resource Center (VRC) can provide eligible Veteran families with temporary financial assistance (Rent, Security Deposit, Child care services, Employment support services) as well as assistance in obtaining VA benefits. VRC also runs a 90 Bed Behavioral Health Center with dual diagnosis, as well as, a Veterans Service Office Program for homeless and senior veterans in Washoe County. For inquiries or appointments, please contact. (775) 284-8387 in the Reno area.
  • Opens new browser window Reno Veterans Administration (VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System) - Primary and secondary care for a large geographical area that includes 20 counties in northern Nevada and northeastern California. Call 775-786-7200. If you are homeless or at risk of homelessness contact the Veterans Outreach Center in person at 350 Capitol Hill or call 775-324-6600.
  • Opens new browser window Reno Vet Center - Readjustment counseling for combat veterans. Call 775-323-1294. For assistance after hours, weekends and holidays, call 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387).
  • Opens new browser window Reno Homefront Veterans' Transitional Living - 316-340 Maine St, TEL: (775) 996-1989, adult male transitional living apartments for homeless Veterans using grant and per diem program. Call 775-996-1989. • Vitality Unlimited in Sun Valley offers a program for veterans who are homeless that includes 30 transitional housing beds. Phone (775)461-0999.
  • Opens new browser window Vitality Unlimited - Sun Valley offers a program for veterans who are homeless that includes 30 transitional housing beds. Phone (775)461-0999.
  • Opens new browser window Steps to New Freedom - Provides 17 transitional housing beds and supportive services for veterans with serious legal problems. Call at 775-322-4003.
  • Opens new browser window Ridge House - Offers 7 transitional beds and a supportive services program for veterans in recovery from substance abuse disorders. Call 775-322-8941.
  • Opens new browser window Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (Northern Nevada Chapter) - Financial-literacy education, VA loan awareness, and economic opportunity for active-military and veterans.
  • Opens new browser window Veteran's Service Office, University of Nevada, Reno - Assistance with education benefits and other transition services for prospective or current student veterans.
  • Opens new browser window Truckee Meadows Community College Veterans Service Office - Assistance with education benefits and other transition services for prospective or current student veterans.
Vouchers and Public Housing
  • Opens new browser window Reno Housing Authority - Providing and facilitating the development of affordable, quality housing for low-income citizens of Reno, Sparks and Washoe County. Front page has applicant portal and information about whether waiting lists for vouchers or public housing are open or closed. Call 775-329-3630 or TTY: 385-770-7166.
  • Opens new browser window Reno Housing Authority Section 8 Program - Provides information and resources for both participating landlords and tenants.
  • Opens new browser window Reno Housing Authority Public Housing - Description - Gives description of Reno Housing Authority public housing program and properties.
Help for Homeless or At-Risk Families and Individuals
If you are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless, Northern Nevada’s Coordinated Intake system may help you to find housing that best meet your needs. Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is the coordinated intake point for permanent supportive housing. Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is open 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for walk-ins, Monday through Friday, and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for housing assistance and agency referral appointments, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday or call (775) 322-7073 ext. 342. See information listed under veterans’ services above if you are a veteran or helping a veteran. Note that you do not have to go through Coordinated Intake to get help from the emergency shelters or transitional housing listed below.
Nevada Statewide Resources
  • Opens new browser window Money Follows the Person (MFP) Grant Program - Assisting the transitions of eligible participants from nursing facilities or other institutions to the community by providing assistance with security deposits, first month’s rent and essential household goods.
  • Opens new browser window Nevada State Apartment Association - Legislative support, education and career development, social opportunities and community outreach for the Nevada multi-housing industry.
  • Opens new browser window Builders Association of Northern NV (BANN) - Achieving a collaborative effort between our membership and the local community to create a better quality of life, housing for our citizens and economic prosperity.
  • Opens new browser window Nevada Builders Alliance - Creating a positive business environment for our member companies and communities.
  • Opens new browser window Nevada 2-1-1 - Information about community services - including food, clothing, shelter, financial resources, physical and mental health resources, child and senior services, disaster-recovery information and more - that can be accessed via voice, text and online.
  • Opens new browser window Silver State Fair Housing Council - Advocating for Fair Housing through a comprehensive program of outreach, education and enforcement activities.
  • Opens new browser window Weatherization Assistance Program - Department of Energy - Assisting vulnerable Nevadans by improving the energy efficiency of homes to ensure health and safety. Addressing leaks, insulation, heating and cooling issues, indoor air quality and more.
  • Opens new browser window State of Nevada Adult Protective Services (APS) - Adult Protective Services serves Nevadans 18-59, in addition to persons 60 years and older, collectively referred to as vulnerable adults who may experience abuse, neglect, exploitation, isolation or abandonment. Statewide Intake number is 1-877-729-0571
  • Opens new browser window Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services - Provide quality, timely and temporary services enabling Nevada families, disabled and elderly to achieve their highest levels of self-sufficiency.
  • Opens new browser window Nevada Legal Services - Free legal assistance to low-income Nevadans from all 17 counties.
  • Opens new browser window Community Services of Nevada - First-time homebuyer education, one-on-one homebuyer and post-purchase counseling, free tax preparation through the VITA program, downpayment assistance and foreclosure intervention.
  • Opens new browser window Financial Guidance Center - Financial counseling and coaching, pre-filing bankruptcy counseling and connecting citizens to programs for debt repayment, housing options and asset development.
  • Opens new browser window Navicore Solutions - Providing financial education, community outreach and housing and credit counseling services.
  • Opens new browser window Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits - Training, networking and advocacy to help build the capacity of Nevada’s nonprofit sector, including nonprofits in the housing sector.
  • Opens new browser window Nevada Office of Veteran Services - Statewide advocacy for veterans' benefits, Nevada State Veterans Home located in Boulder City provides specialized care, Green Zone service locator, burial services with military honors.
  • Opens new browser window Nevada Office of Veteran Services NVVetNet - Online listings of veteran services, news bulletins, calendar and community conversations.
  • Opens new browser window Home Is Possible for Heroes - State program to help veterans and military with down payment costs of homeownership.
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