Foster Kinship.

Clark County Resources

Below is a brief list of some of the available resources in Clark County, most often needed by relative caregivers, but it is by no means exclusive. For a customized list, try our free Kinship Resource Locator Tool. For a database of all local programs and resources, call Nevada 211– just dial 2-1-1 or visit their website.

Guardianship and Legal Issues

Educational

Medical Resources

  • NV Medical Assistance Programs
  • Southern Nevada Health District
  • Nevada Covering Kids and Families–  If your child receives FREE or REDUCED lunch through the schools, then your family meets the income guidelines of Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up. Call 1-877-385-2345.
  • Free Community Medical Care Clinic Las Vegas: The rise and fall of fortunes during the great recession has humbled all and left many without a job and the means to obtain the basic necessities including healthcare. Southern Nevada Community Foundation (SNCF) and the “Community Care Clinics” were created in 2009 to fill the gap for struggling families and individuals. The foundation is managed by volunteer personnel and physicians.
  • Clinics in Schools: A non-profit, charitable organization, 501(c)(3), to provide school-based health care to the children of Nevada.  We currently provide free primary-care medical services at two free-standing clinics located on the campuses of Reynaldo Martinez Elementary School in North Las Vegas and Sister Cynthia Cunningham Elementary School in the eastern part of Las Vegas.  Services are provided completely free to any child under the age of 18, and to anyone 18 or older who is still enrolled in school.
  • Medical Programs from NV Department of Welfare and Supportive Services (Medicaid, Nevada Check Up).
  • Nevada Early Intervention Services: The best start is an early start! At anytime you can request a comprehensive evaluation to determine if your child is eligible for for early intervention developmental program offered by NEIS. (702) 486-9200. 1161 South Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89102.

Mental/Behavioral Health Resources

Help for Seniors

Kinship Respite Care

Support Groups

Housing Assistance

Energy Assistance

  • Nevada Low-Income Energy Assistance Summary FY2012-2013
  • Southwest Gas Corporation-Seniors Helping Seniors Weatherization Program: Provides qualified customers with primary energy conservation assistance such as weather-stripping, caulking, door sweeps, low-flow showerheads, pipe insulation, switch and outlet natural gaskets, water heater blankets and energy education. To qualify, homeowners must be at least 55 years of age or disabled, and have an annual income that does not exceed $25,000. Seniors Helping Seniors is administered only in southern Nevada. customers with senior assistance, referrals, and a detailed energy conservation booklet. For further information please call 702-382-4412.
  • NV Energy Project REACH: A program designed to help vulnerable adults over the age of 62, seniors who are isolated, medically fragile people, as well as deployed reserve and National Guard members in need of emergency energy assistance. Available during the summer months until funds are exhausted. Project REACH is administered through a network of United Way of Southern Nevada partner agencies.
  • Southwest Gas- Energy Share: An emergency fund program that provides direct assistance to qualified people with unexpected financial difficulties, such as the loss of a job or a medical emergency. All Energy Share donations are managed and distributed by The Salvation Army.
  • Energy Assistance Program (EAP)

Family and Foster Care Services in Clark County

Are you a relative caregiver of a child in Department of Family Services (DFS) custody? Call the Relative Foster Care Licensing Unit’s Kinship Support Program at (702) 455-7409.

Parenting Classes

NV Division of Welfare and Supportive Services

Food/Clothing Emergency Assistance

Family Resource Centers

Family Resource Centers provide case management, information, and referrals for individuals and families in need of assistance in accessing services and programs that will strengthen and support the family.  FRCs collaborate with other agencies, schools, faith- based organizations and government agencies to assist families to obtain needed services.  FRCs emphasize community based, collaborative services that are culturally competent, accessible, and flexible. To find your FRC, look for your zip code.

Las Vegas North: Zip Codes 89030, 89031, 89032, 89033, 89036, 89081, 89084, 89085, 89086, 89087, 89108, 89115, 89130, 89131, 89143, 89149, 89156, 89191

Olive Crest: 3825 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 604, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Ph: (702) 685-3459
Fax: (702) 586-9630

Las Vegas East and Central: Zip Codes 89101, 89102, 89104, 89106, 89107, 89109, 89110, 89119, 89120, 89121, 89142, 89169

East -Central Family Services: 1800 E. Sahara Ave. Suite 117, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Ph: (702) 631-7098
Fax: (702) 733-6144

Las Vegas West: Zip Codes  89004, 89018, 89103, 89113, 89117, 89118, 89124, 89128, 89129, 89134, 89135, 89138, 89139, 89141, 89144, 89145, 89146, 89147, 89148, 89166, 89178, 89179

Boys & Girls Club of Las Vegas: 2850 S. Lindell, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Ph: (702) 932-1880
Fax: (702) 932-0647

Las Vegas South and Henderson: Zip Codes 89002, 89005, 89011, 89012, 89014, 89015, 89044, 89052, 89074, 89122, 89123, 89141, 89183

HopeLink: 178 Westminster Way, Henderson,  NV 89015
Ph:(702) 566-0576
Fax:(702) 566-0494

Family Activities in Las Vegas