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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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

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

Las Vegas, NV

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: 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.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018

Reno, NV

500 East Fourth Street
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-432-9165
Organization Name: Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada
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Address:
500 East Fourth Street
Reno, NV 89512
Phone: 775-432-9165
Fax: 775-322-8197
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Baby must be under six months old and not have safe place to sleep.
Services Provided: Offers infant safety education on Safe Sleep and provides cribs to babies that are at risk.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
Organization Name: Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
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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.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019

Winnemucca, NV

1038 Grass Valley Road
Suite G
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 702-343-2943
Address:
1038 Grass Valley Road
Suite G
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 702-343-2943
Text: 775-722-4564
Email: humboldtava@sbcglobal.net
Languages Spoken: English
Eligibility: Any
Services Provided: Community advocates are available 24/7/365 for crisis intervention, assistance for victims of crime ranging from crisis medical care, protection orders, court accompaniment, safety plans and kits, financial aid assistance, resources and referrals. AVA offers a variety of programs and services, including the Family Advocacy Program.
AVA offers 24/7 help, free and confidential. Trained community advocates are available to help survivors and secondary survivors through this trauma.

AVA provides a free, monthly support group to women ages 18 and over that have been traumatized by sexual violence, family abuse, stalking, or any other personal victimization, Survivors Overcoming and Recovering (SOAR).

AVA advocates provide assistance and referrals and resources that may be able to assist medically, financially, and legally.

The Family Advocacy Program duties will vary and include, but are not limited to, supervised visitation, home visits, safety management services, parenting classes, collecting clothing, toys, household items, etc. donations needed by foster and kinship families, office assistance, and assisting in raising awareness and outreach about foster parenting and child abuse and neglect.

We provide supervised visitations with flexible hours in the evenings and weekends.

AVA provides a free program, Girls Fight Back! and free self-defense classes for women and youths, as well as information on bullying and cyber bullying.

Please contact us for more information on other services and assistance we may be able to provide.
Provider Profiles: Licensed counselor and social worker available. Trained in ASIST and suicide and crisis intervention.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 11/15/2019
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

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
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/26/2019