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Programs that teach people who are affected by an issue the skills that are necessary to stand up for themselves, participate in decisions that are being made about their lives and secure the information, opportunities, respect and services to which they are entitled. (AIRS FP-0500.7800)

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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.
645 Sierra Rose Drive
Suite 106
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775-786-1881
Address:
645 Sierra Rose Drive
Suite 106
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775-786-1881
Email: northernnevada@jdrf.org
Eligibility:

Person affected by type 1 diabetes.

Services Provided:

Provides research and advocacy for persons with type 1 diabetes.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/16/2022
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:

Families with children with disabilities and mental health needs.

Services Provided: Offers support groups for families with children with disabilities and mental health needs in English and Spanish. The monthly meetings are an opportunity for families to share their experiences and ideas with other families. Each meeting covers a different topic and PEP representatives are there to answer questions and provide information. <em>**All meetings are currently web based.</em>
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/9/2021
530 Malarkey Street
Suite 219
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-722-4564
Address:
530 Malarkey Street
Suite 219
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-722-4564
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Email: Humboldtava@sbcglobal.net
Services Provided: An advocacy/social service program collaborative with DCFS to support and promote volunteer advocacy to protect the best interests of children in the child welfare system.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
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: Nevada Resident.
Services Provided:

Provides resources and advocacy for disabled individuals and their families. May help with finding equipment and advocate for needs including medications, doctors visits, home visits, and respite.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/26/2020
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:

Families with children with mental health needs.

Services Provided: As the designated Statewide Family Network, Nevada PEP helps families with children with mental health needs. PEP representatives assist families in advocating for their children to access services, information, support, and resources.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/9/2021
451 East Lake Mead Boulevard
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
451 East Lake Mead Boulevard
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Service Categories:
Email: martine@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Services Provided:

Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2021
6300 West Oakey Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
6300 West Oakey Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Service Categories:
Email: martine@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Services Provided:

Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2021
390 South Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
390 South Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Service Categories:
Email: martine@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Services Provided:

Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2021
4180 West Craig Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
4180 West Craig Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Service Categories:
Email: martine@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Services Provided:

Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2021
6050 South Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Phone: 702-880-4050
Organization Name: Opportunity Village
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Address:
6050 South Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Phone: 702-880-4050
Fax: 702-258-0652
Service Categories:
Email: martine@opportunityvillage.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Services Provided:

Provides individual and family advocacy with issues such as transportation, recreation, self-determination, respite care, medical care, and individual support plans.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/10/2021
Nationwide Provider
PO Box 66122
Washington, DC 20035
Nationwide Provider
Address:
PO Box 66122
Washington, DC 20035
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Email: info@autisticadvocacy.org
Services Provided:

A national grassroots disability rights organization for the autistic community, advocating for systems change and ensuring that the voices of autistic people are heard in policy debates and the halls of power. Our staff work to advance civil rights, support self-advocacy in all its forms, and improve public perceptions of autism. We work to empower autistic people across the world to take control of our own lives and the future of our common community, and seek to organize the autistic community to ensure our voices are heard in the national conversation about us. Policy advocacy toolkits, action alerts.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/1/2022
Nationwide Provider
330 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 202-401-4634
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Administration for Community Living
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Address:
330 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 202-401-4634
Services Provided:

Protection and Advocacy Systems (P&As) work at the state level to protect individuals with disabilities by empowering them and advocating on their behalf. There are 57 P&As in the United States and its territories, and each is independent of service-providing agencies in their states. Find local P&A Agency information at the bottom of this page.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/22/2022