Child Advocacy

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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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
1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: 775-682-9063
Organization Name: Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities
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Address:
1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: 775-682-9063
Email: rovetti@unr.edu
Services Provided: Provides 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.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/14/2019

Carson City, NV

1539 East Fith Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-882-6776
Organization Name: CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - Carson City
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Address:
1539 East Fith Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-882-6776
Services Provided: The mission of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program is to support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. In Nevada there are nine CASA programs operated independently, utilizing different models. Areas served include Carson, Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Humboldt, Lyon, Nye, Washoe, and White Pine Counties.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
700 East Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-9134
Organization Name: Nevada Department of Education
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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.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
2621 Northgate Lane
Suite 62
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-884-2269
Address:
2621 Northgate Lane
Suite 62
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-884-2269
Fax: 775-884-2730
Email: info@carson-family.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Youth and their parents.
Services Provided: Offers bullying prevention for youth.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020

Elko, NV

571 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-3474
Organization Name: County of Elko
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Address:
571 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-3474
Fax: 775-777-3297
Email: csenforcement@elkocountynv.net
Services Provided: Assists the State of Nevada in providing child support services to the residents of Elko and Lander County.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019

Gardnerville, NV

1255 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-782-8692
Address:
1255 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-782-8692
Fax: 775-782-1942
Email: info@family-support.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Required application process.
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.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
1477 Highway 395 North
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-782-8611
Organization Name: Partnership Douglas County
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Address:
1477 Highway 395 North
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-782-8611
Fax: 775-782-4216
Email: pcrinfo@partnership-resource.org
Eligibility: Youth in 6th-12th grade in Douglas County and drug-free.
Services Provided: Focuses on empowering youth to speak up, stand up and be heard about health issues that affect all teens. STOP emphasizes on peer-to-peer education, activism and advocacy to encourage healthy positive lifestyles amongst Douglas County teens.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020
710 Long Valley Road
Gardnerville, NV 89460
Phone: 775-782-8611
Organization Name: Partnership Douglas County
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Address:
710 Long Valley Road
Gardnerville, NV 89460
Phone: 775-782-8611
Fax: 775-782-4216
Email: pcrinfo@partnership-resource.org
Eligibility: Youth in 6th-12th grade in Douglas County and drug-free.
Services Provided: Focuses on empowering youth to speak up, stand up and be heard about health issues that affect all teens. STOP emphasizes on peer-to-peer education, activism and advocacy to encourage healthy positive lifestyles amongst Douglas County teens.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020

Las Vegas, NV

601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-455-4306
Organization Name: CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - Las Vegas
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Address:
601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-455-4306
Services Provided: The mission of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program is to support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. In Nevada there are nine CASA programs operated independently, utilizing different models. Areas served include Carson, Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Humboldt, Lyon, Nye, Washoe, and White Pine Counties.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
801 South Rancho Drive
Suite C3
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-385-2153
Organization Name: Rape Crisis Center
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Address:
801 South Rancho Drive
Suite C3
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-385-2153
Fax: 702-385-7659
Email: christina@rcclv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: There must be a group of at least 10 or more individuals.
Services Provided:

Provides presentations to provide education for parents and community members to understand the prevalence and impact of child sexual abuse, and gain an understanding of how to prevent child sexual abuse. Training is provided to groups of 15 or larger and will be provided in a venue of choice to the group.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
8020 West Sahara Avenue
Suite 125
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 888-240-4684
Organization Name: Deaf Centers of Nevada
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Address:
8020 West Sahara Avenue
Suite 125
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 888-240-4684
Fax: 702-685-0324
Email: info@dcnv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Deaf or hard of hearing; State of Nevada residence.
Services Provided: Provides youth case management services including advocacy, pre-employment screening, job coaching, and job placement. Deaf mentoring, tutoring and social events.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020
601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-455-4306
Organization Name: Eighth Judicial District Court
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Address:
601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-455-4306
Fax: 702-455-4297
Email: casa@clarkcountycourts.us
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: CASA volunteers are trained to advocate for abused and neglected children. Serving as a court appointed advocate for the child, will prevent the child from getting lost in the system by being sensitive to the child’s needs and presenting these needs to the Court.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/1/2018
7211 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-388-8899
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
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Address:
7211 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-388-8899
Fax: 702-388-2966
Email: pepinfo@nvpep.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Parents of children with disabilities or professionals in the field.
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.&nbsp;&nbsp;<em>**All classes are currently web based.</em>
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
2685 South Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 112
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-436-1624
Organization Name: Saint Judes Ranch for Children
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Address:
2685 South Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 112
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-436-1624
Fax: 702-367-1624
Email: knelson@stjudesranch.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Foster families and siblings in foster care in Clark County.
Services Provided: <span style="color:black; font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:10.5pt">Provides visitation opportunities for siblings that have been separated by the foster care system to share memorable programs and activities.</span>
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
4580 South Eastern Avenue
Suite 33
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-882-7827
Organization Name: Shining Star Community Services
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Address:
4580 South Eastern Avenue
Suite 33
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-882-7827
Email: info@shiningstarlv.com
Services Provided: Supervised visitation offered to parents with children in DFS custody or split custody.&nbsp; The provider stays within eye sight and ear shot during the visits and will redirect any dangerous or negative talk/behavior.&nbsp; Visits are in office or at a neutral location.&nbsp;
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019

Minden, NV

Address:
1038 Buckeye Road
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: 775-782-6247
Fax: 775-782-6256
Services Provided: Volunteer Advocacy for Abused and Neglected Children
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
1670 NV-88
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: 775-782-8611
Organization Name: Partnership Douglas County
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Address:
1670 NV-88
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: 775-782-8611
Fax: 775-782-4216
Email: pcrinfo@partnership-resource.org
Eligibility: Youth in 6th-12th grade in Douglas County
Services Provided: Focuses on empowering youth to speak up, stand up and be heard about health issues that affect all teens. STOP emphasizes on peer-to-peer education, activism and advocacy to encourage healthy positive lifestyles amongst Douglas County teens.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020

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.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 4/9/2018

Pahrump, NV

Address:
1780 East Basin
Suite 2
Pahrump, NV 89060
Phone: 775-727-8497
Fax: 775-727-7072
Services Provided: Child Protective Services, Foster Care
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/25/2019
1321 South Highway 160
Suite 9A
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-513-9514
Service Categories:
Address:
1321 South Highway 160
Suite 9A
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-513-9514
Service Categories:
Services Provided: Child Advocacy
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/25/2019

Reno, NV

122 Ridge Street
Suite B
Reno, NV 89501
Organization Name: Child Assault Prevention Program
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Address:
122 Ridge Street
Suite B
Reno, NV 89501
Services Provided: CAP conducts workshops for adults that teach how to keep children safe from assault and abuse.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
122 Ridge Street
Suite B
Reno, NV 89501
Organization Name: Child Assult Prevention Program
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Address:
122 Ridge Street
Suite B
Reno, NV 89501
Services Provided: CAP conducts workshops for adults that teach how to keep children safe from assault and abuse.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
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Address:
4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Fax: 775-448-9603
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Parents of children with disabilities or professionals in the field.
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.&nbsp; <em>**All classes are currently web based.</em>
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020

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
20 East Fifth Street
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-623-6362
Address:
20 East Fifth Street
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-623-6362
Fax: 775-623-5595
Services Provided: Child Support Services
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/25/2019

Nationwide

2440 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-813-3385
Service Categories:
Address:
2440 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-813-3385
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Hospital care for seriously ill children and their families
Services Provided: Hope for Henry is reinventing how hospitals care for seriously ill children and their families through innovative programs that entertain, reduce stress, and empower children to be active participants in their own care. Three components: embedded full-time Child Life Specialists, gifts and entertaining distractions, special events throughout the year.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/23/2019
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1400
610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025
New York, NY 10115
Phone: 646-284-9600
Organization Name: Bank Street Graduate School of Education
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Address:
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1400
610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025
New York, NY 10115
Phone: 646-284-9600
Fax: 646-284-9623
Email: info@nccp.org
Eligibility: None.
Services Provided:

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation's leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America's low-income families and children. NCCP has a list online of publications on the following topics:

  • Child Poverty
  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Early Care and Learning
  • Healthy Development
  • Immigrant Families
  • Infants and Toddlers
  • Integrated Systems
  • Low-Wage Work
  • Social Security
  • Welfare
  • Work Supports
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/18/2020
Organization Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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Address:
5600 Fishers Lane, Parklawn Building, Room 17C-26
Rockville, MD 20857
Services Provided: Website-based resources for parents and caregivers who play an essential role in helping children and teenagers recover from traumatic events.
Provider Profiles: Internet-based resource
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
5100 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Address:
5100 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Email: info@nicwa.org
Services Provided: Provides educational and informational resources for families, service providers, caseworkers and tribal leaders related to the welfare of Native American and Alaska Native children. This includes information about child abuse, adoption and foster care, policy, and advocacy.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/3/2020