Together we will fight for the success of you and your family...and we will win. We are here to help you build a better life and a pathway to success. Whether your family needs to be connected with free preschool, energy assistance, food, or housing, or if you want to be connected to a local organization, we can help provide the resources you need.
Federal Government Shutdown
If you or a loved one has been impacted by the current U.S. government shutdown, the resources below may be able to assist. Information related to common questions and financial support and relief from companies is available at www.211.org.
Services include finding assistance with medical and mental health resources; employment support services; programs for children, youth and families; pregnancy services; food, housing and utility assistance and support for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Nevada211.org, call 2-1-1 or 1-866-535-5654, or text your zip code to 898211
Nonprofit agencies throughout Southern Nevada offer assistance with utilities through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). Seniors, medically fragile individuals, and National Guard members can also access assistance through Project REACH.
If you need help paying your rent or mortgage, need short-term housing in a hotel or motel, or need to visit a shelter, local agencies can help.
You can access food assistance through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP).
If you earned less than $57,000 in 2017, you can receive free tax preparation and e-filing assistance, delivered by IRS-certified volunteers at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites in Clark and Nye Counties.
Help your child succeed and receive a preschool scholarship at United way partner centers in our community. Find a center near you and submit an application:
Lower prescription drug costs for you and your family with a free Prescription Drug Card. Receive savings of up to 75% (discounts average roughly 30%) at more than 68,000 national and regional pharmacies and access other programs.
Homework help has been identified as the highest priority need by local parents, teachers, and community leaders. CCSD teacher tutors and America Reads America Counts UNLV students provide homework help to students at 13 library branch locations in the Vegas Valley.
At Girls on the Run, girls are inspired to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams of girls in 3rd-8th grade through a ten-week program, developing essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with a service project and a celebratory 5K event.
Nevada Health Centers serves at-risk youth in southern Nevada through the Nevada Children's Health Project, with special focus on the homeless, the disenfranchised and those facing poverty. A variety of medical services are offered along with counseling on health-related topics and issues. Walk-ins are welcome, and appointments can be made by calling 800.787.2568
Las Vegas Urban League provides training and resources to in-home childcare providers. Providers can explore resources and training schedules at childcarelv.org or receive more information by calling 702.473.9400.
SaverLife Nevada is a free program providing support to help Nevadans build emergency savings. Savers can earn up to $60 over the course of the program, just for putting money aside in a savings account.