Foster Care/Kinship Care

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Children and youth who have alternative living arrangements in agency-supervised private family homes or group homes due to social, physical or emotional problems or those of another family member. (Adapted from Foster Children)(For Kinship Adoption see Adoption Services)

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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.
4285 North Rancho Drive
Suite 130
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Phone: 702-385-5331
Organization Name: Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth of Nevada
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Address:
4285 North Rancho Drive
Suite 130
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Phone: 702-385-5331
Fax: 702-385-5678
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Email: lvintake@safy.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Ages birth through 18.

Services Provided: Provides a stable home environment with adults who care for and believe a child can achieve their full potential. Equips families with tools, such as parental skill building and behavioral coping skills, to ensure a child’s physical and emotional well-being. Foster parents serve as Agents of Hope, a mentoring bridge between youth and their biological or adoptive family, which secures a child’s future.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/14/2022
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: 2/25/2019
3925 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 401
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-546-9988
Address:
3925 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 401
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-546-9988
Service Categories:
Email: familyadvocate@fosterkinship.org
Eligibility:

Anyone parenting a relative's child in Nevada. Kinship caregivers.

Services Provided:

Provides support with guardianship, kinship licensing, applications for financial assistance, and access to support groups, caregiver education classes, and events.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/14/2022
4285 North Rancho Drive
Suite 160
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Phone: 702-685-3459
Organization Name: Olive Crest
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Address:
4285 North Rancho Drive
Suite 160
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Phone: 702-685-3459
Fax: 702-851-8528
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Individuals 21 years of age and older, completed Department of Family Services foster care and adoption program application.

Services Provided:

Provides the necessary support to families who are seek to heal children through a devoted family life. Seeking families that are interested in providing temporary respite care, short-term care (up to 30 days), and long-term care.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/14/2022
121 South Martin Luther King Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-455-0181
Organization Name: Clark County Foster Care
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Address:
121 South Martin Luther King Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-455-0181
Services Provided: Foster Services, Adoption Services
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
501 South Rancho Circle
Suite D-22
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-455-0468
Organization Name: Clark County Social Service
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Address:
501 South Rancho Circle
Suite D-22
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-455-0468
Fax: 702-455-6260
Service Categories:
Email: ssadmin@ClarkCountyNV.gov
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Individuals currently between the ages of 18 and 21; aged out of the Nevada foster care system at age 18 and older.

Services Provided: Assists "aged out" former Nevada foster youth to attain economic self-sufficiency by providing youth with certain goods and services including (but not limited to) case management, housing assistance, employment assistance, educational assistance, transportation assistance, and other services such as referrals. <em>**As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to impact our community, Clark County Social Service offices are open to the public and providing assistance and services to citizens in need during this uncertain time, by practicing social distancing methods for the safety and well-being of our clients and workers.</em><br />
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/14/2022
4600 Kietzke Lane
Building H Suite 182
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-825-9995
Organization Name: Sierra Nevada Connections
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Address:
4600 Kietzke Lane
Building H Suite 182
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-825-9995
Service Categories:
Services Provided:

Foster parent recruitment and support for specialized foster care.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/8/2021
1 East Liberty Street
Suite 600
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 844-810-1667
Organization Name: Foster Kinship
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Address:
1 East Liberty Street
Suite 600
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 844-810-1667
Service Categories:
Email: familyadvocate@fosterkinship.org
Services Provided:

Provides support with guardianship filing, kinship licensing, applications for financial assistance, and access to support groups, caregiver education classes, and events.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/2/2022
500 North Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Phone: 725-230-0141
Organization Name: National Youth Advocate Program
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Address:
500 North Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Phone: 725-230-0141
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Email: elance@nyap.org
Eligibility:

Clean background and willingness to accept a child (or children) into your home.

Services Provided:

Training for parents to become therapeutic foster parents for children in Clark County.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/2/2022
Nationwide Provider
2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-282-7300
Nationwide Provider
Address:
2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-282-7300
Fax: 206-282-3555
Email: cls@casey.org
Eligibility: Resources to help prepare youths for living on their own.
Services Provided:

Consulting: Ongoing strategic consultation at no cost to child welfare systems and tribes.

Public Policy: Comprehensive child welfare information to support policymakers

Research and Analysis: Information to support decision-making, bolster system integration, build capacity, and support sustainability.

Casey Life Skills: Free practice tool and framework for working with youth in foster care. It assesses independent living skills and provides results instantly. Intended to be done between a youth and their social worker, case manger, or other mentor.

Direct Services: Operates nine field offices in five states (Arizona, California, Idaho, Texas, and Washington) that provide direct services to urgan, suburban, and rural communities.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
Nationwide Provider
14508 Owen-Tech Boulevard, #129
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 800-557-5238
Nationwide Provider
Address:
14508 Owen-Tech Boulevard, #129
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 800-557-5238
Fax: 888-925-5634
Email: Info@NFPAonline.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided:

The National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) is a non-profit organization established in 1972 to address the concerns of several independent groups of foster parents and child welfare professionals to provide foster families with opportunities for advocacy, networking, and education.

Primary Activities:

  • Promote the delivery of services and supports to foster families
  • Support quality foster care by promoting excellence and best practice
  • Provide services and supports to state and local foster parent associations
  • Develop and provide education and training, information, dissemination of information to the public
  • Advocate at the local, state and national level; promote networking and collaboration
  • Promote positive image of family foster care; greater visibility; encourage active involvement
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020