If you’ve lost your job, or money is tight, it's O.K. to ask for help. There are a number of organizations in Nevada ready to lend a helping hand when you need one.
Is a program which allows you to sign up for health insurance that is in part paid for by the government. There is also a similar program called CHIP that is just for children.
When you're ready to enroll:
Are facilities that can provide you medical services, even if you don’t have health insurance, have little money, or are not a U.S. citizen. The price you are charged for care depends on how much you can pay.
The SNAP program helps people buy food by providing them with a card that can be used to help pay for certain groceries. This program used to be called “Food Stamps.”
WIC helps women who are pregnant or who have recently had a child with food, breastfeeding, and other services. WIC also helps children up to 5 years old.
There are many food banks across Nevada. These provide groceries to people in need for free. Some are open every day, but some are only open one or two days a week.You can find a list of Nevada food banks here.
If you need someone to take care of your child while you’re at work, Access Nevada can refer you to an agency where you live that can help. For more information, visit the Access Nevada website, or call 702-486-1646.
Access Nevada is a web site where you can see what services are available to you from the State of Nevada. It includes a tool that will help you know if you qualify for State assistance. If you qualify, you can apply for benefits online.
To get started with Access Nevada:
Nevada 211 is a free service run by the State that connects people with agencies near them that can:
You can contact Nevada 211 by: