Community Advocacy Agencies

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

Statewide

Address: 7220 S Cimarron Rd
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. Se habla Español.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/7/2019

Carson City, NV

3416 Goni Road
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-687-4210
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Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
Address: 3416 Goni Road
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-687-4210
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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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
Address: 3416 Goni Road
Suite D132
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-687-4210
Eligibility: Older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their caregivers with urgent or emergency needs.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
5366 Snyder Avenue
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-8333
Address: 5366 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
Organization Name: United Latino Community
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/20/2019

Elko, NV

1010 Ruby Vista Drive
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-1966
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Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
Address: 1010 Ruby Vista Drive
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-1966
Fax: 775-753-8543
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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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
Address: 1010 Ruby Vista Drive
Suite 104
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-1966
Fax: 775-753-8543
Email: adsd@adsd.nv.gov
Eligibility: Older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their families.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019

Henderson, NV

451 East Lake Mead Boulevard
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-880-4050
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Organization Name: Opportunity Village
Address: 451 East Lake Mead Boulevard
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
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Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/6/2018

Las Vegas, NV

1860 East Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-486-3545
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Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
Address: 1860 East Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-486-3545
Fax: 702-486-3572
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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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
Organization Name: Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
Address: 1860 East Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-486-3545
Fax: 702-486-3572
Eligibility: Older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their families.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
6300 West Oakey Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-880-4050
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Organization Name: Opportunity Village
Address: 6300 West Oakey Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
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Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/6/2018
390 South Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-880-4050
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Organization Name: Opportunity Village
Address: 390 South Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
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Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/6/2018
6050 South Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Phone: 702-880-4050
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Organization Name: Opportunity Village
Address: 6050 South Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
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Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/6/2018
200 Lewis Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-671-3970
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Organization Name: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Address: 200 Lewis Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-671-3970
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Wheelchair Accessible: 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
Organization Name: Cupcake Girls
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
Organization Name: Cupcake Girls
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;
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
1830 East Sahara Avenue
Suite 103
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-631-7098
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Organization Name: East Valley Family Services
Address: 1830 East Sahara Avenue
Suite 103
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-631-7098
Fax: 702-733-6144
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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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89155
Phone: 702-455-1500
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Organization Name: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Address: 601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89155
Phone: 702-455-1500
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Wheelchair Accessible: 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
7211 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-388-8899
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Organization Name: Nevada PEP
Address: 7211 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-388-8899
Fax: 702-388-2966
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Email: pepinfo@nvpep.org
Eligibility: Families with children with mental health needs.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Organization Name: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
Address: 401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Email: director@thecenterlv.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Free vaccinations for HPV, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis. Also Hepatitis A and B, meningitis and influenza.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/20/2018
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
Eligibility: Gay, lesbian, queer, and transgender community. The comprehensive sex education is only for ages 13 to 19 with parental permission.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers AIDS and HIV testing, vaccinations, lending library, cybercenter, and comprehensive sex education. Programs and services for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 13-24, Transgender persons, LGBT Seniors (over 50), Advocacy and services for LGBTQ+ victims of crime.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Organization Name: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
Address: 401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Email: director@thecenterlv.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Features a chat group for lesbian, bi-sexual women. Also straight women who are questioning their sexual orientation.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/20/2018
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Organization Name: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
Address: 401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/15/2017
Las Vegas, NV
Phone: 702-806-4154
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Organization Name: March of Dimes
Address: Las Vegas, NV
Phone: 702-806-4154
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Email: PCarlston@marchofdimes.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Advocate for increased access to healthcare for women and children and other maternal child health issues.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/13/2019
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Organization Name: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
Address: 401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Email: director@thecenterlv.org
Eligibility: HIV positive individuals.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Program provides an opportunity for HIV positive individuals to learn about medication options and treatment adherence. Also will meet with a pharmacist one on one to review all medications.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/20/2018
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Organization Name: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
Address: 401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Email: AJHuth@TheCenterLV.org
Eligibility: Youth ages 13-24 years old.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides supportive, educational and social space for LGBTQ and ally youth. Includes activities such as discussion nights, group games, workshops and much more.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/20/2018
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Organization Name: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada
Address: 401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
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Email: BMontana@TheCenterLV.org
Eligibility: Transgender-identified, questioning gender-identity.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/20/2018

North Las Vegas, NV

4180 West Craig Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
Phone: 702-880-4050
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Organization Name: Opportunity Village
Address: 4180 West Craig Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
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Email: boswellj@opportunityvillage.org
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/6/2018

Reno, NV

Organization Name: Nevada PEP
Address: 4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Email: pepinfo@nvpep.org
Eligibility: Families with children with mental health needs.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
1 South Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-325-6731
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Organization Name: Second Judicial District Court
Address: 1 South Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-325-6731
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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.
Original 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2018

Nationwide

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
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Address: Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
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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
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/6/2019
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Organization Name: National Center on Caregiving
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
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/6/2019
870 Market Street
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
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Address: 870 Market Street
San Franscisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-392-6257
Fax: 415-392-8442
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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.
Original 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.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/19/2019