Family Advocacy

Description: 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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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