Family Advocacy

Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights of families.

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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

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

Las Vegas, NV

821 North Mojave Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-642-7070
Organization Name: Boys Town Nevada
Address: 821 North Mojave Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-642-7070
Email: nvreferral@boystown.org
Services Provided: Parent Connectors provide support to parents who have a child with emotional or behavioral problems. Peer-to-peer parent support.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
1830 East Sahara Avenue
Suite 103
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-631-7098
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
Email: info@evfs.org
Eligibility: Parents whose children have been removed from the home. Must have strong wiliness and desire to reunite. DA Referral.
Services Provided: Offers willing parents the chance to reunite with their children, whom have been removed for their home. Various resources, case management, education, advocacy, and referrals for the parents.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018

Reno, NV

500 East 4th Street
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-432-9165
Organization Name: Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada
Address: 500 East 4th Street
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-432-9165
Fax: 775-322-8197
Eligibility: Baby must be under six months old and not have safe place to sleep.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers infant safety education on Safe Sleep and provides cribs to babies that are at risk.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
Organization Name: Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
Address: 250 South Rock Blvd.
Suite 116
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-828-1115
Fax: 775-829-9911
Services Provided: The mission is to be a statewide voice advocating for the prevention and elimination of domestic and sexual violence through partnering with communities. Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence accepts a woman as she is and encourages her positive growth toward independence and self-sufficiency. Offices in Reno and Las Vegas, Statewide Services.
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019

Virginia City, NV

Organization Name: Community Chest
Address: 175 Carson Street
Virginia City, NV 89440
Phone: 775-847-9311
Fax: 775-847-0354
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Individual and group therapy to address a variety of concerns including trauma, grief, substance use disorder, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, PTSD and other issues related to mental health. Other therapies utilized include, but are not limited to: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Existentialism.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019

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

332 S Nucgugab Avebye Syute 121-S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
Service Categories:
Address: 332 S Nucgugab Avebye Syute 121-S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Siblings of individuals with disabilities
Services Provided: To provide siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families. Resources for siblings across the lifespan.

Chapter development inquiries: chapter.inquiries@siblingleadership.org
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/26/2019