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Nevada State and Local Level Referrals

When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.

Please contact us with questions or corrections.

For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.

Access & DisabilitiesDisaster UnemploymentInsurance
Aging ServicesEnvironmentLegal Services
Agricultural AidEssential NeedsRoadside Assistance 
Animals/PetsFamily & Protective ServicesStudents
CitizenshipFinancial AssistanceTax Preparation
Consumer ServicesHealth Care ServicesVeterans Services
ContractorsHousingVital Statistics
Crisis CounselingIdentity TheftVolunteer

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Nevada State and Local Level Referrals

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CategoryEntityType of AssistanceTelephone Number
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilityDepartment of Health & Human Services: Aging and Disability ServicesResources for people with disabilities and older adults.775-687-4210
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilityNevada Care ConnectionResources for people with disabilities, older adults. And Caregivers.2-1-1
Aging ServicesDepartment of Health & Human Services: Aging and Disability ServicesResources for persions with disabilities and senior services.Report abuse: 
Las Vegas/Clark County:
702-486-6930 
Statewide/ All other areas: 888-729-0571
Aging ServicesNevada Senior GuideProviding information about homes, health, services, and activities 702-269-9290
Agricultural AidNevada Department of AgricultureInquiries related to agriculture or industry (e.g. livestock, wildlife, animal disease/food safety)  Online services available.Main: 775-353-3601
Animals/PetsNevada Humane SocietyAnimal/Pet related resources and adviceReno: 775-856-2000
Carson City: 775-887-2171
Animals/PetsNevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)Services for pet care, spay and neuter, vaccination, and microchip clinics.  Animal rescue, fostering, and adoption.702-873-SPCA (7722)
CitizenshipNevada Department of Motor Vehicles: ResidencyAnswers related to immigration, naturalization, citizenship, "Real ID" and residency.Records Section: 775-684-4590
Online directory of local offices
Online services available
CitizenshipLas Vegas Defense GroupAnswers related to immigration, naturalization, citizenship702-780-0570      
Online contact form
Consumer ServicesDepartment of Business and Industry: Consumer AffairsFor people who think they may be vicitims of fraud or deceptive business practices, scams, identity theft or senior fraud.844-594-7275
Online complaint form available
Consumer ServicesNevada Attorney General: Consumer ProtectionFor people who think they may be vicitims of fraud or deceptive business practices.  Nevada Hotline: 702-486-3132
Toll-Free: 888-434-9989 
Online complaint form available&
  
ContractorsNevada Contractor's Board: License SearchOnline license search by license number, company name, or name.Online license search
Crisis CounselingNevada Crisis Call CenterConfidential support 24/7 for depression, suicide, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse, domestic violence and substance abuse. Answered by trained crisis counselors.Emergency: 911
Hotline: 800-273-8255
Text Care to 839863
Crisis CounselingUniversity of Nevada:  Counseling ServicesAnswered by trained crisis counselors.Emergency: 911
Hotline:  775-784-8090
After hours Crisis Line: 
775-297-8315 
Hope Line Network:
800-784-2433
Disaster Specific  InformationTBD  
Disaster Unemployment AssistanceNevada’s Unemployment Insurance self service Provides general information concerning state unemployment benefits and telephone numbers to the nearest unemployment offices. If Disaster Unemployment is available, notice will be provided on this site.Northern Nevada: 
775-684-0350
Southern Nevada:
702-486-0350
Toll Free: 888-890-8211
Environment Nevada Division of Environmental ProtectionAnswers to Concerns, Issues related to Water/Air Quality; Environmental Clean UpToll free: 866-372-9378
Essential NeedsNevada Department of Health and Human Services: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)Information about nutrition program, and other benefits.  Pre-screening eligibility tool available online.  'Access Nevada' portal for online benefit services, online directory of local welfare offices.Online directory for local offices
Essential NeedsNevada 2-1-1Referrals to organizations providing emergency food, clothing, shelter, medical, crisis counseling, rental and utility assistance.2-1-1  
866-535-5654
Text zip code to 898211
Online chat available
Family & Protective ServicesNevada Department of Health and Human Services: Child Protective ServicesReport suspected child abuse or neglect.  Information and support available for families.  Online phone directory for local child welfare service locations.Emergency: 911 
833-803-1183
Clark County: 703-399-0081&
Washoe County:
833-900-SAFE
Family & Protective ServicesDepartment of Health and Human Services: Elder abuse or NeglectReport suspected elder abuse, neglect, exploitation, isolation, abandonment, and/or facility complaints to the Elder Rights Intake unit.Emergency: 911
Las Vegas/Clark County: 
702-486-6930
Statewide/All other areas:
1-888-729-0571
Financial AssistanceAccess Nevada PortalOnline portal for benefits and services.  Public benefits include food, medical and temporary cash assistance.800-992-0900
Financial AssistanceNevada:  Need Help Paying BillsInformation and resources to assist residents of Nevada.  Directory of assistance programs.Provides links to websites
Health Care ServicesNevada Department of Health and Human Services: Medical AssistanceInformation for Nevada Health insurance, medicaid, Nevada Check Up, Senior RX, Disability RX, and other health care programs.775-684-4000
HousingSouthern Nevada Regional Housing AuthorityInformation about Low Income Housing Voucher Program and other housing programs702-477-3100
TDD: 702-387-1898
HousingNevada Housing Division: Low Income Housing DatabaseSearchable online locator service to help find low income housing 877-428-8844 
Relay 7-1-1
HousingNevada Housing DivisionInformation about housing in Nevada, homeowner resources, manufactured housing, tax credits, 'Home is Possible' (HIP)  programs, and veterans housing programs.Las Vegas: 702-486-7220
888-486-8775
Carson City: 775-687-2240
800-227-4960
TTY: 800-326-6868
Identity TheftNevada Attorney General:  Identity TheftResources and information about identity theft and how to prevent identity theft.Consumer Protection Hotline:
702-486-3132
InsuranceNevada Division of Insurance: ConsumersInsurance information, education, complaints, and license verification.Las Vegas:  702-486-4009 
Carson City: 775-687-0700 
Legal ServicesNevada Legal ServicesNon-profit organization providing free legal services to low income Nevadans in all counties. Online office directory available.Online Office Directory
Legal ServicesNevada Law HelpResources including general law info, legal forms, how to find legal help.  Online legal directory available. 702-386-0404
866-432-0404
Roadside Assistance Nevada 511 Road ConditionsRoad conditions, travel information, safety information.511          
877-687-6237
Roadside Assistance Nevada Roadside Assistance "HONK"Online connection with services across state, towing, tire change, jump start, roadside assistance, and fuel.HONK phone app, online connection
Roadside Assistance Nevada Public TransitBus Rapid Transit (BRT) in urban areas to para transit buses providing service to the elderly and disabled located in remote locations.775-888-7000
TTY: 855-878-6368
Tax PreparationNevada Tax CenterNevada state business taxes, workshops, Online directory of office locations available.866-962-3707 
Tax PreparationNevada Secretary of State:  Document Preparation Service Registration Registration is required for document preparation services.  State Online Services (SOS) Document Preparation Service Registration by Service Number, Name, Business Name, or State License Number. 775-684-5708
Veterans ServicesNevada Department of Veteran's ServicesInformation regarding veteran benefits including pensions, medical care, home loans, burial, and life insurance.775-688-1653
Vital StatisticsNevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health: Vital RecordsObtain replacement birth and death records, marriage and divorce records.  Onine county office locator.775-684-4200
VolunteerNevada VolunteersOpportunities to find volunteer groups or donate775-825-1900
VolunteerNevada Volunteer MatchSign in to find volunteer opportunities, searchable databaseOnline access by Facebook, email, google and linkedIn.
VolunteerVOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY  

Referrals Last Updated: April 2021

Last updated September 18, 2021