Child Advocacy

Description: Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws that protect children from arbitrary treatment, abuse, neglect, exploitation and other forms of maltreatment; and which promote social measures that are designed to enhance the well-being of children. (AIRS TD-1600.3100-140)

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NV

Carson City, NV

700 East Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-9134
Organization Name: Nevada Department of Education
Address: 700 East Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-9134
Eligibility: Public and state charter school staff and school students/their families.
Services Provided: Takes reports of bullying and supports schools and families in getting it stopped. Responsible for proactive training and technical assistance aimed at building positive school climates and social and emotional skills in students. Bully Prevention Hotline available.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/16/2018

Gardnerville, NV

1255 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-782-8692
Organization Name: Family Support Council of Douglas County
Address: 1255 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-782-8692
Fax: 775-782-1942
Email: info@family-support.org
Eligibility: Required application process.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides a neutral third party to monitor a visitation between a child and a non-custodial parent. The monitors role is to record the events of the visit and ensure the safety of all parties.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/3/2018

Las Vegas, NV

7211 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-388-8899
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
Address: 7211 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-388-8899
Fax: 702-388-2966
Email: pepinfo@nvpep.org
Eligibility: Parents of children with disabilities or professionals in the field.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: The Parent Training and Information center at Nevada PEP provides information, resources, support and training workshops for parents of children with disabilities and professionals in the field. Training topics include IEPs, 504s, early intervention, special education, positive behavior approaches, and transition from high school to post-secondary goals.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018

North Las Vegas, NV

2341 Comstock Drive
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-812-4362
Address: 2341 Comstock Drive
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-812-4362
Email: bullybustersapp@gmail.com
Services Provided: Bullying prevention program and hotline. Works with schools, non-profits, and other agencies within the community to stop bullying.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/9/2018
2535 West Cheyenne Avenue
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-631-9275
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Youth Advocate Programs
Address: 2535 West Cheyenne Avenue
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-631-9275
Fax: 702-631-9251
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Anthem BlueCross BlueSheild Medicaid insurance members
Services Provided: Provides case management services for 3-4 months for those who have Anthem Nevada. Advocates for them at court, shelter, and other situations where they may need additional assistance. The advocacy is implemented in every facet of the programming no matter what department or position. All services are provided in the field, in the home, or in office.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/18/2018

Reno, NV

4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
Address: 4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Fax: 775-448-9603
Eligibility: Parents of children with disabilities or professionals in the field.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: The Parent Training and Information center at Nevada PEP provides information, resources, support and training workshops for parents of children with disabilities and professionals in the field. Training topics include IEPs, 504s, early intervention, special education, positive behavior approaches, and transition from high school to post-secondary goals.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018

Sparks, NV

480 Galletti Way
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: 775-443-4536
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Childrens Cabinet
Address: 480 Galletti Way
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: 775-443-4536
Fax: 775-688-2038
Service Categories:
Email: mail@childrenscabinet.org
Eligibility: Involvement with the juvenile justice system.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides case management to youth that are on juvenile probation or parole assisting the youth with goal development to ensure their successful discharge from probation or parole. Case manager will work closely with the family to address any needs that are identified.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2018

Nationwide

871 Coronado Center Drive
Suite 200
89052
Phone: 702-749-7711
Organization Name: Ruby Red Slippers Project
Address: 871 Coronado Center Drive
Suite 200
89052
Phone: 702-749-7711
Email: info@rubyredslippersproject.org
Eligibility: Girls age 7 to 18.
Services Provided: Provides self-esteem education and training to shape and enhance the core values of girls.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/10/2018

CA

Placerville, CA

3057 Briw Road
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone: 530-642-7100
Organization Name: El Dorado County Health and Human Services
Address: 3057 Briw Road
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone: 530-642-7100
Email: humanservices@edcgov.us
Eligibility: Children that are being neglected and/or are victims of child abuse.
Services Provided: Identify, treat, and reduce child abuse and neglect. Ensure reasonable efforts are made to protect and maintain children in their homes.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/2/2018

South Lake Tahoe, CA

3368 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone: 530-573-3201
Organization Name: El Dorado County Health and Human Services
Address: 3368 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone: 530-573-3201
Email: humanservices@edcgov.us
Eligibility: Children that are being neglected and/or are victims of child abuse.
Services Provided: Identify, treat, and reduce child abuse and neglect. Ensure reasonable efforts are made to protect and maintain children in their homes.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/1/2018