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Nevada - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes


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National Kidney Foundation of Nevada, Inc.
3050 E. Desert Inn Rd., #121
Las Vegas, NV 89121 (702) 735-9222 / (702) 735-9224 (Fax)
Website: No website available
E-mail:
nkfnv@aol.com

National Kidney Foundation of Nevada - 2550 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 444, Las Vegas, NV 89121-3611, PH: (800) 282-0190.  Contact the NKF to find resources for support and assistance.

Nevada Diabetes Association for Children and Adults - Diabetes Information Center is a non-profit organization in Reno that was founded to help people with diabetes in Nevada find local resources and information. The local phone number is (702) 856-3839, or if you are out of the area you can call (800) 379-3839.

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada (CCSN)
1501 Las Vegas Blvd North
Las Vegas, NV  89101
(702) 385-2662
www.catholiccharities.com

Offers a variety of support and assistance programs including:

  • Senior Community Service Employment - Places low-income seniors (over age 55) with a community service agency where they receive on-the-job training and temporary work.
  • Senior Companion - Helps homebound adults remain independent and make their lives less lonely by providing senior companions who assist them with day-to-day chores.
  • Senior Nutrition/Meals on Wheels - Serves seven free, nutritious lunches weekly to more than 600 homebound seniors to enable them to live as independently as possible for as long as possible.
  • Social Services - Distributes basic necessities to prevent or end homelessness, maintain adequate nourishment and health care, and obtain employment resources.

Covering Kids & Families Coalition of Southern Nevada
625 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, NV  89106
(702) 759-0704

Assists families of eligible children living in Clark County and Pahrump in securing low cost or free children’s health insurance and advocates for access to health services.

Huntridge Teen Clinic, Inc.
2100 South Maryland Parkway, Ste. 5
Las Vegas, NV  89104
(702) 732-8776

Provides free or low-cost medical and dental care to uninsured and at-risk teenagers who are ineligible or unable to obtain services through Clark County agencies.  Programs include:
  • Huntridge Teen Clinic Dental Program - Provides comprehensive dental care to teens.
  • Huntridge Teen Medical Clinic - Provides medical services to underinsured and at-risk youths, including treatment of acute illnesses, sports physicals, immunizations, reproductive health care, as well as health care counseling and education on choosing healthy lifestyles.

Lutheran Social Services of Nevada (LSSN)
PO Box 2079
Las Vegas, NV  89125-2079
www.lssnv.org

Provides a variety of assistance programs including:

  • The Emergency Food and Services Program addresses the hunger, employment and shelter needs of individuals and families in our community. Our Program offers emergency food items, hygiene kits, clothing vouchers to meet human basic needs. The Program also provides direct financial assistance for the following services dependent on available funds: identification assistance, birth certificate assistance, transportation, employment support (work cards), rental assistance and utility assistance (Project Reach). All services are offered in conjunction with comprehensive case management services. The Program also offers a holiday gift/food program and other seasonal programs designed to meet the needs of our community.   The Emergency Services Division – open Monday-Friday from 8 am to 12pm and is located at 1511 Las Vegas Blvd North, Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-366-2062.
     
  • The Making Access Possible (MAP) Program provides families with children access and direct assistance in enrolling their children into the Nevada Check-up Health Insurance Program. Referrals are made to low cost health care providers in the community that help families with their health care related needs. The program also provides quarterly health fairs. The health fairs help families' access health care information and give them guidance with appropriate information regarding nutrition and physical needs.   Health Services Division – located at 1511 Las Vegas Blvd North, Las Vegas, NV 89101 (by appt. only) 702-639-1730 ext. 16.
     
  • Supportive Housing Program - offers transitional housing for families for up to 24 months. We provide intensive case management that helps families cover all aspects of housing and long term financial stability through goal setting and education.   Supportive Services Division – located at 6413 Dinning Las Vegas, NV 89107 (No walk-ins, please call) 702-944-4208.

Nevada Health Centers, Inc.
1802 N. Carson St., Ste. 100
Las Vegas, NV  89701
(702) 887-1590
www.nvrhc.org

A non-profit Community Health Center that operates seventeen medical centers, two healthcare for the homeless centers, three Miles for Smiles buses and the Mammovan.

Salvation Army, Clark County Command
PO Box 28369
Las Vegas, NV  89126
(702) 870-4430
www.salvationarmyusa.org

Offers many assistance programs, including:

Emergency Shelter and Meals - Administers basic needs and immediate assistance to homeless individuals and families.

Family Services - Supplies food, shelter, cloths, utility and rent assistance to families in crisis.

Family Services (Henderson) - Gives direct emergency assistance to individuals and families, including clothing, utility assistance, food, employment cards, transportation and medical prescriptions.

Friendship Circle (Henderson) - Cares for elderly and disabled adults during the day in a warm loving and protective setting.

Lied Transitional Housing Complex - Offers transitional housing to individuals and couples as they become economically self-sufficient.

Pahrump Family Services - Distributes food, clothing, shelter and other basic needs to families and individuals in times of crisis.

Pathways - Financially assists clients lacking resources to meet their needs for medical and preventative services, prescription medications, physical exams and other health concerns.

 

United Way of Nothern Nevada and the Sierra - Through partners funds and lists many nonprofit assistance organizations for support, financial, and medical assistance.  You can also contact them for referrals to resources that can help.

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