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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Statewide

Organization Name: Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/14/2019
Address: 7220 S Cimarron Rd
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. Se habla Español.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/7/2019

Carson City, NV

1539 East Fith Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-882-6776
Organization Name: CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - Carson City
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.
Original 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
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: 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
Eligibility: Youth and their parents.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers bullying prevention and intervention classes for youth and their parents.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019
2621 Northgate Lane
Suite 62
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-884-2269
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Address: 2621 Northgate Lane
Suite 62
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-884-2269
Fax: 775-884-2730
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Email: info@carson-family.org
Eligibility: Parents, guardians, and/or relatives and their children.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers a safe place for parents, guardians and or relatives to have supervised visits with their children.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019

Elko, NV

571 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-3474
Organization Name: County of Elko
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019

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
1477 Highway 395 North
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-782-8611
Organization Name: Partnership Douglas County
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/20/2019
710 Long Valley Road
Gardnerville, NV 89460
Phone: 775-782-8611
Organization Name: Partnership Douglas County
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/20/2019

Incline Village, NV

Organization Name: Crisis Intervention Services
Address: 948 Incline Way
Suite 222
Incline Village, NV 89451
Phone: 775-298-0010
Fax: 775-298-0011
Email: safe@tahoesafealliance.org
Eligibility: Children who have experienced or witnessed abuse.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides individual counseling, support groups, education and case management for children who have experienced or witnessed abuse.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
Organization Name: Crisis Intervention Services
Address: 948 Incline Way
Suite 222
Incline Village, NV 89451
Phone: 775-298-0010
Fax: 775-298-0011
Email: safe@tahoesafealliance.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides violence prevention education to adults and children. School programs on bullying prevention, dating violence, and healthy relationships.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019

Las Vegas, NV

601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-455-4306
Organization Name: CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - Las Vegas
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.
Original 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
Address: 801 South Rancho Drive
Suite C3
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-385-2153
Fax: 702-385-7659
Email: christina@rcclv.org
Eligibility: There must be a group of at least 10 or more individuals.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
Organization Name: Deaf Centers of Nevada
Address: 8020 West Sahara Avenue
Suite 125
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 888-240-4684
Fax: 702-685-0324
Email: info@dcnv.org
Eligibility: Deaf or hard of hearing; State of Nevada residence.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides youth case management services including advocacy, pre-employment screening, job coaching, and job placement. Deaf mentoring, tutoring and social events.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-455-4306
Organization Name: Eighth Judicial District Court
Address: 601 North Pecos Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-455-4306
Fax: 702-455-4297
Email: casa@clarkcountycourts.us
Wheelchair Accessible: 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/1/2018
2950 East Flamingo Road
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-586-9674
Organization Name: HEROS
Address: 2950 East Flamingo Road
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-586-9674
Fax: 702-413-6643
Email: herosadvocacygroup@aol.com
Eligibility: Medicaid/Medicare.
Services Provided: Rehabilitative mental health interventions designed to reduce cognitive and behavioral impairments and restore the recipient to their highest level of functioning. Basic Skills Trainer provides clients with age and developmentally inappropriate cognitive and behavioral skills through positive reinforcement modeling, operant conditions and other training techniques. Included but not limited to: basic living skills, social skills, and communication skills.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
2950 East Flamingo Road
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-586-9674
Organization Name: HEROS
Address: 2950 East Flamingo Road
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-586-9674
Fax: 702-413-6643
Email: herosadvocacygroup@aol.com
Eligibility: Medicaid/Medicare.
Services Provided: A therapy that enhances the performance of the body through either neurological feedback or physiological (heart rate variability) feedback which in return teaches the clients body self-regulation.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
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
2685 South Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 112
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-436-1624
Organization Name: Saint Judes Ranch for Children
Address: 2685 South Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 112
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-436-1624
Fax: 702-367-1624
Email: knelson@stjudesranch.org
Eligibility: Foster families and siblings in foster care in Clark County.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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>
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
4580 South Eastern Avenue
Suite 33
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-882-7827
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Organization Name: Shining Star Community Services
Address: 4580 South Eastern Avenue
Suite 33
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-882-7827
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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;
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019

Minden, NV

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
Original 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
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/20/2019

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

Pahrump, NV

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
Original 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
Original 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
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.
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
122 Ridge Street
Suite B
Reno, NV 89501
Organization Name: Child Assult Prevention Program
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.
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
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

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

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
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/25/2019

Nationwide

2440 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-813-3385
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Address: 2440 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-813-3385
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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.
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/23/2019
5600 Fishers Lane, Parklawn Building, Room 17C-26
Rockville, MD 20857
Organization Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 4/18/2019