Community Advocacy Organizations

Organizations whose members have joined together on a voluntary basis to promote a particular cause or work for the realization of a specific social or political goal. (AIRS TD-1600 Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups)

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NV

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Organization Name: Nevada Statewide Maternal and Child Health Coalition
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Address:
7220 South Cimarron Road
Ste. 195
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Phone: 702-492-8552
Fax: 702-616-4921
Eligibility: Families and children
Services Provided: Offers program information, resources, and education to improve the health of families. Maternal health, infant, child and adolescent health, breastfeeding and safe sleep, children with special needs, perinatal and post-natal depression, and life course information available.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020

Carson City, NV

3416 Goni Road
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-687-4210
Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
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Address:
3416 Goni Road
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-687-4210
Email: msquillante@adsd.nv.gov
Eligibility: Older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers with urgent or emergency needs.
Services Provided: Provides assistance to individuals to access programs and services to meet urgent needs. Provides information, referral, and advocacy to individuals across the lifespan. Also offers one time emergency assistance.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
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Address:
3416 Goni Road
Suite D132
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-687-4210
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their caregivers with urgent or emergency needs.
Services Provided: ADSD Community Advocates increase awareness of community resources to 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.&nbsp;<br /><br />For individuals and families that seek to explore all options for services and programs that meet their goals and needs, the Nevada Care Connection Resource Centers have Resource Navigators to help. Use the link to find your local Resource Center.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
5500 Snyder Avenue
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-8333
Address:
5500 Snyder Avenue
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-8333
Fax: 775-687-8330
Services Provided: Serves as a liaison for state government with individual, tribal and group needs assisting with issues involving state agencies regarding: jurisdiction/land, urban Indian issues, tribal consortiums, government relations, natural resource protection, tribal sovereignty, public safety, and education.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
Organization Name: United Latino Community
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Address:
1711 North Roop Street
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-885-1055
Fax: 775-885-7039
Services Provided: Assists individuals and families with referrals, translations, interpretations, advocacy, citizenship instruction, ESL classes, and legal aid advice.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020

Elko, NV

1010 Ruby Vista Drive
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-1966
Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
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Address:
1010 Ruby Vista Drive
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-1966
Fax: 775-753-8543
Email: adsd@adsd.nv.gov
Eligibility: Older adults, people with disabilities, and their families.
Services Provided: Provides assistance to individuals to access programs and services to meet urgent needs. Provides information, referral, and advocacy to individuals across the lifespan. Also offers one time emergency assistance.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017

Henderson, NV

451 East Lake Mead Boulevard
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
451 East Lake Mead Boulevard
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020

Las Vegas, NV

1860 East Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-486-3545
Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
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Address:
1860 East Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-486-3545
Fax: 702-486-3572
Email: pgurney@adsd.nv.gov
Eligibility: Older adults, people with disabilities, and their families.
Services Provided: Provides assistance to individuals to access programs and services to meet urgent needs. Provides information, referral, and advocacy to individuals across the lifespan. Also offers one time emergency assistance.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
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Address:
1860 East Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-486-3545
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their families.
Services Provided: ADSD Community Advocates increase awareness of community resources to 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.&nbsp;<br /><br />For individuals and families that seek to explore all options for services and programs that meet their goals and needs, the Nevada Care Connection Resource Centers have Resource Navigators to help. Use the link to find your local Resource Center.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
200 Lewis Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-671-3970
Organization Name: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
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Address:
200 Lewis Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-671-3970
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Providing free legal forms, education, information, community referrals and other support services to self-represented parties and the public in general. The center was developed through a partnership with the Clark County Courts, Clark County Neighborhood Justice Center (which provides free mediation service) and Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.&nbsp; <em>**During the current crisis please call for current status and to schedule an appointment if available.</em>
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020
3110 South Valley View Boulevard
Suite 201
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-879-8195
Organization Name: Cupcake Girls
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Address:
3110 South Valley View Boulevard
Suite 201
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-879-8195
Email: info@thecupcakegirls.org
Eligibility: Any individual who is currently working or has worked in the sex industry in any capacity.
Services Provided: <br />Provides clients the opportunity to meet for an hour weekly with a Cupcake Girls Client Advocate who collaborates with the client to set realistic, attainable goals and to help meet those goals with the help of in-house partners and community resources.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
3110 South Valley View Boulevard
Suite 201
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-879-8195
Organization Name: Cupcake Girls
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Address:
3110 South Valley View Boulevard
Suite 201
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-879-8195
Email: info@thecupcakegirls.org
Eligibility: Any individual who is currently working or has worked in the sex industry in any capacity.
Services Provided: Provides clients with resources for particular issues or needs by giving referrals to partners and vetted community resources.&nbsp;<br /><br />&nbsp;
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
1830 East Sahara Avenue
Suite 103
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-631-7098
Organization Name: East Valley Family Services
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Address:
1830 East Sahara Avenue
Suite 103
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-631-7098
Fax: 702-733-6144
Email: info@evfs.org
Eligibility: Nevada Resident.
Services Provided: Provides resources and advocacy for disabled individuals and their families. May help with finding equipment and advocate for needs including medications, doctors visits, home visits, and respite.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89155
Phone: 702-455-1500
Organization Name: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
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Address:
601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89155
Phone: 702-455-1500
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Providing free legal forms, education, information, community referrals and other support services to self-represented parties and to the public in general on a variety of family law related matters, including temporary protection orders.&nbsp;&nbsp;<em>**During the current crisis please call for current status and to schedule an appointment if available.</em>
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020
7211 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-388-8899
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
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Address:
7211 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-388-8899
Fax: 702-388-2966
Email: pepinfo@nvpep.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Families with children with mental health needs.
Services Provided: As the designated Statewide Family Network, Nevada PEP helps families with children with mental health needs. PEP representatives assist families in advocating for their children to access services, information, support, and resources.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: director@thecenterlv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Free vaccinations for HPV, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis. Also Hepatitis A and B, meningitis and influenza.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: director@thecenterlv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Gay, lesbian, queer, and transgender community. The comprehensive sex education is only for ages 13 to 19 with parental permission.
Services Provided: Offers HIV and STD's testing, lending library, cybercenter, and comprehensive sex education. Programs and services for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 13-24, Transgender persons, LGBTQ+ Seniors (over 50), Advocacy and services for LGBTQ+, allies, and along with victims of crime.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: director@thecenterlv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: HIV positive individuals.
Services Provided: Med-Time, an HIV/AIDS health education dinner and learn program. The program provides an opportunity for HIV positive individuals to learn about medication options and treatment adherence, as well as meet with a pharmacist one on one to review all of your medications. Ask questions, discuss any barriers you may be experiencing or any problems accessing your medication. There is no charge to attend.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: AJHuth@TheCenterLV.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Youth ages 13-24 years old.
Services Provided: QVolution is designed to meet the social, support, recreation, and development needs of LGBTQIA+ and ally youth ages 13 to 24. We're working to prepare our youth for the world and prepare the world for our youth. Youth Activity Nights in the Drop-in are supportive, educational, and social spaces for LGBTQIA+ &amp; ally youth.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: director@thecenterlv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Features a chat group for lesbian, bi-sexual women. Also straight women who are questioning their sexual orientation.<br /><br />The L Group features a chat group the 1st &amp; 3rd Fridays of the month, crafts on the 2nd Friday, and Lesbian movie night the 4th Friday.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: BMontana@TheCenterLV.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Transgender-identified, questioning gender-identity.
Services Provided: Built upon the concept of celebrating people of all gender identities and expressions. Translation provides support and community-building opportunities for transgender people and their loved ones.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Organization Name: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
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Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: TDickey@TheCenterLV.org
Eligibility: Youth ages 13 years and older.
Services Provided: Provides free safe sex materials such as condoms, rubber gloves, lubrication, dental dams, female condoms and condom wallets. Harm reduction kits bleach cleaning kits for needles are available.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
725 East Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-386-1070
Address:
725 East Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-386-1070
Fax: 702-366-0569
Eligibility: For attorney representation, client must meet income guidelines.
Services Provided: Provides free legal assistance to low and moderate income individuals with legal problems (other than criminal) such as: fraud, payday loans, family law, immigration, social security, garnishment, bankruptcy, special education, guardianship, and debt collection.&nbsp;&nbsp;<em>**During the current crisis please call for current status and to schedule an appointment if available.</em>
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020
Las Vegas, NV
Phone: 702-806-4154
Organization Name: March of Dimes
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Address:
Las Vegas, NV
Phone: 702-806-4154
Email: PCarlston@marchofdimes.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Advocate for increased access to healthcare for women and children and other maternal child health issues.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/30/2019
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Address:
2650 South Jones Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-364-0344
Fax: 866-921-5120
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Individuals with past due taxes.
Services Provided: Program will work with the IRS to establish a repayment plan for consumers with past due taxes.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
6050 South Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
6050 South Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
390 South Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
390 South Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
6300 West Oakey Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
6300 West Oakey Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020

North Las Vegas, NV

4180 West Craig Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
4180 West Craig Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020

Reno, NV

Organization Name: Nevada PEP
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Address:
4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Email: pepinfo@nvpep.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Families with children with mental health needs.
Services Provided: As the designated Statewide Family Network, Nevada PEP helps families with children with mental health needs. PEP representatives assist families in advocating for their children to access services, information, support, and resources.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
645 Sierra Rose Drive
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775-786-1881
Address:
645 Sierra Rose Drive
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775-786-1881
Email: northernnevada@jdrf.org
Eligibility: Person affected by type 1 diabetes.
Services Provided: Provides research and advocacy for persons with type 1 diabetes.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
1 South Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-325-6731
Organization Name: Second Judicial District Court
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Address:
1 South Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-325-6731
Services Provided: Assists individuals who represent themselves in family matters. Individuals work directly with skilled staff who: facilitate access to legal information and resources; develop family packets and forms; make referrals to other community resources; and explain court procedures.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/13/2018

Winnemucca, NV

1038 Grass Valley Road
Suite G
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-623-6555
Address:
1038 Grass Valley Road
Suite G
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-623-6555
Email: humboldtava@sbcglobal.net
Services Provided: An advocacy/social service program collaborative with DCFS to support and promote volunteer advocacy to protect the best interests of children in the child welfare system.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2018

Other

Confidential
Phone: 855-955-5428
Address:
Confidential
Phone: 855-955-5428
Email: info@equalitynv.org
Eligibility: Anyone affected by HIV/AIDS
Services Provided: Helping those infected with HIV/AIDS by offering assistance, education, resources, awareness, and funding to help those with financial needs to afford medical treatment and medication.&nbsp; We are an advocacy arm for the LGBT community of Nevada.&nbsp;&nbsp;
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020

Nationwide

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Address:
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Eligibility: Anyone needing information on sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Herpes, HPV, etc.
Services Provided: ASHA's work is focused around three important objectives:
Educate: Be the source of scientifically-based and accessible information
Build Alliances: Collaborate with other organizations to expand the understanding and acceptance of the sexual health model
Advocate: Advance supportive changes in sexual health policy
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/6/2019
101 Callan Avenue, Suite 400
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-272-9536
Address:
101 Callan Avenue, Suite 400
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-272-9536
Fax: 510-272-0817
Services Provided: The Association of Asian/Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) is a national association representing community health organizations dedicated to promoting advocacy, collaboration and leadership that improves the health status and access of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders within the United States, its territories and freely associated states, primarily through our member community health centers. Provides a directory of member community health centers serving the Asian American, Native Haaiian and Pacific Islander communities.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/10/2020
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Organization Name: National Center on Caregiving
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Address:
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Toll Free Phone: 800-445-8106
Services Provided: Caregiver services, policy and research. Search for state-based resources using the Family Care Navigator.
Provider Profiles: Internet Information Resource
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/6/2019
870 Market Street
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Address:
870 Market Street
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Fax: 415-392-8442
Email: info@nclrights.org
Eligibility: LGBT Community that is being discriminated against.
Services Provided: Litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT issues.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
120 Wall St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Address:
120 Wall St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-558-5300
Fax: 212-344-5332
Email: info@nulexplore.org
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: A civil rights organization focusing on youth development and urban youth job training, educational development, health, law. and consumer education. Specifically, these activities include advocacy, research, nutrition services, health screening, housing assistance, and SSI outreach.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/19/2019