We are heartbroken by the loss of lives in Las Vegas. All of us at United Way of Southern Nevada are sending our thoughts and prayers to those affected, their families and the first responders. Whether you need help or are looking to give help, below are some resources. Please keep checking this page as we will be updating it as we hear of our community's needs.
Clark County and Las Vegas Metro Police Department have established a Family Assistance Center as a safe haven for victims and their families at Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall at 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109, open every day from 9 am - 7 pm. Local residents needing assistance can call 702-455-2433 and those out of state can call 1-833-299-2433. Services available include:
- Medical services
- Lodging assistance
- Travel and transportation assistance
- Administrative support for agencies
- FBI Office of Victim Assistance
- MGM Resorts Human Resources
- Department of Motor Vehicles
- American Red Cross
- Legal services
- Property recovery
- Victims compensation/victims services
- Onsite childcare
Help hotlines for stress of the event:
The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990
Bridge Counseling – 1640 Alta Drive (next door to Metro headquarters) – 702-474-6450
Las Vegas Counseling Center - 7391 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 150 - 702-466-3750
United Citizens Foundation - 2048 N. Las Vegas Blvd. - 702-280-7203
FirstMed Health and Wellness Center - 400 Shadow Lane Suite #106 Las Vegas, NV 89106 and 3343 S. Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89169 - 844-460-0003
Coping and Preparedness Tips from American Red Cross:
This is a difficult time for everyone affected and it’s important for people to connect with and support each other. The American Red Cross offers these tips to help people stay strong.
Vegas PBS Free Resources for Parents and Children Coping with Crisis:
Vegas PBS has created a webpage offering free resources for parents and children coping with crisis. Kid-friendly videos, hands-on activities, family resources and advice for parents on how to prepare for emergencies or respond to crises are freely available and feature favorite characters from Arthur, Daniel Tiger and Sesame Street. Visit the Vegas PBS Resources to Help Families Cope page here to access all resources.
With mounting civil, legal challenges in the days and weeks ahead, the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, together with pro bono attorneys and the State Bar of Nevada, has established a free triage system for victims and their families to receive referrals for issues like debt collection, custody or guardianship orders, landlord-tenant issues, and more. To be connected with a staff member to receive free referrals, call 702-386-1070, extension 0.
Transportation and Lodging Assistance
If you or your family members were affected and need to fly to or from Las Vegas, contact Allegiant Air at email@example.com.
Families seeking to book lodging can reach out to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority at 877-VISITLV (877-847-4858) for assistance making reservations.
Hotels offering cost-free rooms to families travelling to Las Vegas to assist those in need include:
- Bellagio Hotel & Casino
- Boyd Gaming Corporation: Call 888-582-6278 and mention code ZSTRIP.
- Station Casinos: Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
- Siegel Slots & Suites
- Tropicana Las Vegas: Email email@example.com.
To donate blood make an appointment at unitedbloodservices.org to visit:
United Blood Services
6930 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89117
601 Whitney Ranch Drive
Building D, Suite 20
Henderson, NV 89014
UMC Delta Point Building
901 N. Rancho Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(More information to be released about a blood drive)
Donations of non-perishable food, water, and hygiene products can be delievered to the following locations:
Three Square, 4190 N. Pecos Road, Las Vegas, NV 89115
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, 1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101
The City of Las Vegas is collecting cards and heartfelt messages to help the community heal together. Drop off or mail cards to #Hearts4Vegas, C/O City Hall, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101.
To donate funds to the Las Vegas Victims Fund, please mail a check to the address below.
Las Vegas Victims Fund
1000 N Green Valley Pkwy, #440-184
Henderson, NV 89074
To make a donation at any Nevada State Bank, the donor should use account number 979358819.
Multiple organizations are accepting volunteers to assist with immediate community needs. Interested volunteers can contact the following organizations:
Please share your photos or video with the FBI by calling 1-800-255-5324
Please contact Martha Framstead with Nevada 2-1-1 at 775-684-3211 and provide your name, specialty, state, and contact info.