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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) Includes 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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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
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
Service Categories:
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: 6/3/2021
331 7th Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-753-7352
Organization Name: Family Resource Centers of Northeastern Nevada
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Address:
331 7th Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-753-7352
Fax: 775-777-9102
Service Categories:
Email: reception@elkofrc.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Assistance available free to everyone
Services Provided: Provides assistance with applications, resources and referrals. Examples such as qualified Health Plans, Medicaid, Medicare, NV Check-Up, Food Stamps, Housing, etc.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/31/2022
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
Service Categories:
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: 2/14/2022
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: bigkeithbowen@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: 6/3/2021
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: 2/14/2022
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: 10/13/2022
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: 10/13/2022
1038 Buckeye Road
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: 775-782-6247
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: 2/14/2022
1780 East Basin
Suite 2
Pahrump, NV 89060
Phone: 775-727-8497
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: 10/13/2022
1321 South Highway 160
Suite 9A
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-513-9514
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: 10/17/2022
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: 10/26/2022
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
Service Categories:
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: 9/14/2022
Statewide Provider
1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: 775-682-9063
Statewide Provider
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: 3/1/2022
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: 2/14/2022
1321 South Highway 160
Suite 9A
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-505-2272
Organization Name: Pioneer Territory CASA
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Address:
1321 South Highway 160
Suite 9A
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 775-505-2272
Service Categories:
Email: info@ptcasanv.org
Eligibility:

Must be fingerprinted, pass state and federal background check along with a DCFS background check.

Services Provided: Provides training to volunteers to be the voice of abused and neglected children in the foster care system. Our mission is to have a safe and permanent home for these children.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/17/2022
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
Service Categories:
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: 2/14/2022
777 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-352-8090
Organization Name: Childrens Cabinet
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Address:
777 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-352-8090
Fax: 775-322-1007
Service Categories:
Email: mail@childrenscabinet.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Any families with children 0-17 years old; young adults 18-24 years old

Services Provided: Provides comprehensive case management to youth and families coping with a variety of challenges including mental health concerns, disruptive behavior, school disruption, risk of runaway, involvement with juvenile justice, and difficulty meeting basic needs.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/29/2022
835 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-856-6200
Organization Name: Childrens Cabinet
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Address:
835 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-856-6200
Fax: 775-856-6208
Service Categories:
Email: mail@childrenscabinet.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Offers community programs, the goal of the agency’s founders was to create a lasting public/private partnership to address the needs of children and their families in our community.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/29/2022
5905 South Decatur Boulevard
Suite 13
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone: 775-856-6200
Organization Name: Childrens Cabinet
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Address:
5905 South Decatur Boulevard
Suite 13
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone: 775-856-6200
Fax: 775-856-6208
Service Categories:
Email: mail@childrenscabinet.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Offers community programs, the goal of the agency’s founders was to create a lasting public/private partnership to address the needs of children and their families in our community.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/29/2022
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
Service Categories:
Email: info@evfs.org
Eligibility:

Children must have been removed from the home by Child Protective Services.

Services Provided: A Peer Parent Advocate works with parents who have had their children removed by Child Protective Services. Case management, including court appearances, advocacy, bus passes for CFT appearances, Certified Peer Parent Recovery Specialists, drug court involvement, system navigation, and family court mentor.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 12/6/2022
4055 Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-856-6200
Organization Name: Childrens Cabinet
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Address:
4055 Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-856-6200
Fax: 775-856-6208
Service Categories:
Email: mail@childrenscabinet.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided:

Offers community programs, the goal of the agency’s founders was to create a lasting public/private partnership to address the needs of children and their families in our community.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/29/2022
2527 North Carson Street
Suite 255
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-856-6200
Organization Name: Childrens Cabinet
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Address:
2527 North Carson Street
Suite 255
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-856-6200
Fax: 775-856-6208
Service Categories:
Email: mail@childrenscabinet.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided:

Offers community programs, the goal of the agency’s founders was to create a lasting public/private partnership to address the needs of children and their families in our community.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/29/2022
31 South Main Street
Yerington, NV 89447
Phone: 775-344-1411
Organization Name: Lyon County CASA
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Address:
31 South Main Street
Yerington, NV 89447
Phone: 775-344-1411
Service Categories:
Email: admin@lyoncountycasa.org
Eligibility: Children in foster care or custody cases
Services Provided: Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA volunteers, are empowered directly by the courts. They offer the system critical information to ensure each child’s rights and needs are being addressed. The CASA volunteer serves as a “guardian ad litem” under NRS 432B.500.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/19/2022
Nationwide Provider
332 S Michigan Ave, Ste 121 – S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
Nationwide Provider
Address:
332 S Michigan Ave, Ste 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: 2/14/2022
Nationwide Provider
5100 Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Nationwide Provider
Address:
5100 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: 9/10/2022
Nationwide Provider
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1400
610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025
New York, NY 10115
Phone: 646-284-9600
Nationwide Provider
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
Nationwide Provider
590 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Nationwide Provider
Address:
590 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Toll Free Phone: 877-402-7722
Services Provided:

Focuses on meeting the needs of professionals engaged in all aspects of services for maltreated children and their families.

Serves Include:

  • Promoting research
  • Connecting professionals to promote the best response to child maltreatment
  • Educating the public about child abuse and neglect
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/25/2022