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In response to COVID-19, to protect the health of our members and staff, and to do our part to contain it, MRNV has redirected our staff to work remotely for the week of March 16th. During this week our offices are closed to the public. We encourage all our members to practice social distancing when ever possible to lower the risk of exposure. We understand this may be difficult at this time as working families and individuals must be able to provide for themselves and their loved ones. Together with our partners we have collected some helpful resources for anyone living in Clark County.

If you know if any additional materials or resources please amigxs@maketheroadnv.org

If you see price gauging on basic necessities please report them to the Nevada Attorney General Office at 775-684-1100702-486-3132 , or report them online at http://ag.nv.gov/Complaints/File_Complaint/

Latest UPDATES

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August 4, 2020

On August 6th, we will be joining thousands of people nationwide in car caravans (and on foot, maske

Nevada United : PHASE 2
June 10, 2020

Nevada began Phase 2 of reopening on May 29th, 2020. Meaning some restaurants, casinos, and other

Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery
May 12, 2020

Phase 1 began on May 9th, this past Saturday, effectively opening tons of non-essential businesses.

FREE Covid-19 Testing

Drive testing now available in NV. The testing sites will require an appointment through Quest’s MyQuestTM online portal and app, www.MyQuestCOVIDTest.com , which will screen and schedule appointments for those individuals that meet medical eligibility for the testing sites.

Testing is for adults who meet CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested, including first responders, health care providers and others with symptoms of COVID-19 and those in high-risk groups without symptoms.

Clark County

Las Vegas

North Las Vegas

Reno

Elko

UMC has COVID testing for free for ALL people regardless of immigrant status. Register online for COVID-19 testing at the Orleans Hotel & Casino. Type nine zeros for the Unique Identifier to complete the registration and set up an appointment at https://www.umcsn.com/COVID19/Admission.aspx

CCSD RESOURCES

Internet connection: https://connectingkidsnv.org/

Support in Spanish and English for students and parents: http://ccsdlearns.ccsd.net/learning-line/ 

 Monday-Friday 8 AM- 4 PM | Phone Numbers: 702-799-6644 (learning line phone number)

FILING UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS

In Nevada, unemployment claims can be filed online or telephone. With the the convenience of 24-hr filing, claimants are highly encouraged to use the internet to file their UI claims.

Benefits Provided By The State Of Nevada

If you are unemployed or your hours have been cut you may qualify for housing, food, medical, and other assistance. You can check for all of it at once on their website here.

The United Way

The United Way of Southern Nevada has put together a list of community resources for food, shelter, morgage & utility assistance on there website here.

Information regading IRS Tax filing, Small Business Administration Resources, and VA resources can be found on her website here.

Health Insurance Enrollment

Nevada’s Response to Coronavirus
Exceptional Circumstance Special Enrollment Period (ECSEP)

In response to Governor Sisolak’s March 12, 2020 Emergency Declaration, Nevada Health Link announces a limited-time Exceptional Circumstance Special Enrollment Period for qualified Nevadans who missed the Open Enrollment Period. The SEP runs from March 17, 2020 through April 15, 2020, and will allow eligible individuals to enroll in a qualified health plan through the SBE platform, Nevada Health Link.

Note: Testing and treatment for the COVID-19 virus will NOT count as a Public Charge. Public Charge has been an impediment to providing services and access. In addition, the rule does not restrict access to vaccines for children or adults to prevent vaccine-preventable disease. Learn more on Public Charge. 

Food Distribution Information

The Clark County School District (CCSD) is compiling a full list of food distribution locations on their website here.

Clark County FREE MEALS for students

March 30th

The Clark County School District (CCSD) will continue providing breakfast and lunch to students during the closure of our schools. Student food distribution pods will be set up at 36 school locations throughout the district from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Parents and guardians will now be able to pick up meals for their children without their child/children present.

However, parents/guardians picking up meals at CCSD Distribution sites will be asked to:

  • If possible, have the student ID card present when picking up meals.

OR

  • If a student ID card is not present then please be able to verbally provide the following information:

  • Name(s) of students

  • Student Identification Number(s)

  • School Location(s)

  • Grade level(s) of students

All CCSD Distribution Food Sites are open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Meals are available for all children ages 2 -18. To locate a site near you, visit ccsd.nutrislice.com.

The pickup location will be set up outside of the school sites to facilitate distribution. Parents can also pick up academic resources at CCSD food distribution sites.

Basic HS 400 Palo Verde Dr., Henderson, NV 89015

Bennett ES 2750 S. Needles Hwy., Laughlin, NV 89029

Bridger MS 2505 N. Bruce St., North Las Vegas, NV 89030

Canyon Springs HS 350 E Alexander Rd., North Las Vegas, NV 89032

Centennial HS 10200 Centennial Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89149

Chaparral HS 3820 Annie Oakley Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89121

Cheyenne HS 3200 W Alexander Rd., North Las Vegas, NV 89032

Cimarron-Memorial HS 2301 N Tenaya Way, Las Vegas, NV 89128

Clark HS 4291 W Pennwood Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Del Sol Academy 3100 E. Patrick Ln., Las Vegas, NV 89120

Desert Pines HS 3800 E Harris Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89110

Eldorado HS 1139 N. Linn Ln., Las Vegas, NV 89110

Green Valley HS 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., Henderson, NV 89014

Hughes MS 550 Hafen Ln., Mesquite, NV 89027

Indian Springs HS 400 Sky Rd., Indian Springs, NV 89108

Las Vegas HS 6500 E Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89142

Lyon MS 179 S. Andersen, Overton, NV

Manch ES 4351 Lamont St., Las Vegas, NV 89115

Matt Kelly ES 900 N. J St., Las Vegas, NV 89106

Mitchell ES  900 Avenue B, Boulder City, NV 89005

Mojave HS 5302 Goldfield St., North Las Vegas, NV 89031

Paradise ES 900 Cottage Grove Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89119

Petersen ES 3650 Cambridge St., Las Vegas, NV 89169

Reid ES 300 Michael Wendell Way, Searchlight, NV 89046

Sandy Valley HS 1420 E. Pearl Ave., Sandy Valley, NV 89019

Shadow Ridge HS 5050 Brent Ln., Las Vegas, NV 89131

Sierra Vista HS 8100 W Robindale Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89113

Silverado HS 1650 W Silver Hawk Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89123

Spring Valley HS 3750 S Buffalo Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89147

Sunrise Mountain HS 2575 N. Los Feliz St., Las Vegas, NV 89156

Ute Perkins ES 1255 Patriots Way, Moapa, NV 89025

Valley HS 2839 S. Burnham Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89169

Veterans Tribute CTA 2531 Vegas Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89106

West Prep Academy 2050 Sapphire Stone Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106

Whitney ES 5005 Keenan Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89122

Wynn ES 5655 Edna Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89146

Aloha Kitchen

With the cancelling of school there is a risk of many kids who will not have an opportunity to eat for the day. If your kids are hungry, please stop by one of our Aloha Kitchens for a chicken teriyaki bowl or chicken tenders w fries between the hours of 2PM-4PM on these designated days until April 3rd or while supplies last.

Monday: Aloha Kitchen, 2605 S Decatur Blvd Sahara & Decatur

Tuesday: Aloha Kitchen, 8150 S Maryland Parkway Windmill & I-215

Wednesday: Aloha Kitchen and Bar, 2605 S Decatur Blvd

Thursday: Aloha Kitchen, Maryland Parkway at UNLV 4745 S Maryland Parkway

Friday: Aloha Kitchen, 4466 E Charleston Blvd

Please do not be embarrassed or shy. Just mention to one of our team members this Facebook post and they will be happy to help you. Student must be present.

Griddle Cakes and Stacks & Yolks

We do not want any child in our community to miss a meal. Please share for anyone in need. Thank you, stay safe.

Las Vegas Community Pantry

With the news of school closings and mass layoffs, we know that the city of Las Vegas will be one of the first and most affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. If you have been affected and need basic food, please let us know and we will do our best to help you, without asking questions of any kind or immigration status here.

Join the Just One Project LV’s Pop Up & Give Mobile Food Pantry! Please bring sturdy bags, carts or baskets to fill with food. There are no requirements, you do not have to be enrolled in the school to attend.

 

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FREE food distribution

Updated March 18

DRIVE-THRU ONLY. Walk-ups will not be served at these locations. Three Square Food Bank has generously agreed to staff emergency food distribution at 21 CCSD campuses. The dates and locations of the Three Square sites were strategically selected to maximize coverage and food distribution throughout Southern Nevada. The Three Square locations will be open on the designated days starting at 11 a.m. until all food is distributed. These food distributions are open to anyone in need. *Times subject to change so check ccsd.net for the most up to date information on locations.

Tuesday

Cambeiro ES : 2851 E. Harris Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101 Coronado HS : 1001 Coronado Center Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89052 Rozone ES : 5701 Stacey Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89108 Tarkanian MS : 5800 W. Pyle Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89141 Western HS : 4601 W. Bonanza Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89107 West Prep : 2050 Sapphire Stone Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106

Wednesday

 

Gene Ward ES : 1555 E. Hacienda Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89119 Hinman ES : 450 E. Merlayne Dr., Henderson, NV 89015 Kahre ES : 7887 W. Gowan Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89129 Saville MS : 8101 N. Torrey Pines Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89131

 

Thursday

Christensen ES 9001 Mariner Cove Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89117 Lowman ES – Manch ES 4225 N. Lamont St., Las Vegas, NV 89115 Peterson ES  3650 S. Cambridge St., Las Vegas, NV 89169 Sunrise Mtn HS 2575 N. Los Feliz St., Las Vegas, NV 89156 Wynn ES 5655 Edna Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89146

Friday

Duncan ES  250 W. Rome Blvd., North Las Vegas, NV 89084 Helen Smith ES 7101 Pinedale Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89145 Hummel ES 9800 Placid Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89123 Johnston MS  5855 Lawrence St., North Las Vegas, NV 89081 Reedom ES  10025 Rumrill St., Las Vegas, NV 89178 Silvestri JHS 1055 E. Silverado Ranch Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89183   The economic impact of COVID-19 is expected to increase the need for food assistance in Southern Nevada in the coming days and weeks. As a result, Three Square has created the Coronavirus Emergency Food Fund, which will allow the nonprofit to remain nimble in its daily response and quickly respond to those affected by quarantines, school closures and economic hardships. For more information about volunteer opportunities or donating to the Coronavirus Emergency Food Fund, visit threesquare.org or call 702-644-3663.

Drive-Thru and Walk-up* The Just One Project is also staffing ten food distribution events weekly at the CCSD schools listed below. The Just One Project locations will be open on the designated days starting at the times listed until all food is distributed. These food distributions are open to anyone in need. *For the health and safety of the public, please come in a vehicle. Multiple families per car is allowable.

Saturday, March 21, 2020 9 a.m.

 

Brinley MS  2480 Maverick St., Las Vegas, NV 89108 Clark HS 4291 W. Pennwood Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102 Helen Smith ES 7101 Pinedale Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89145 Katz ES 1800 Rock Springs Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89103 Wooley ES 3955 Timberlake Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89115

Saturday, March, 21, 2020 10 a.m.

Decker ES 3850 Redwood St., Las Vegas, NV 89103

Hyde Park MS 900 Hinson St., Las Vegas, NV 89107 Monaco MS 1870 N. Lamont St., Las Vegas, NV 89145 Ruby Thomas ES 1560 Cherokee Ln., Las Vegas, NV 89169 Whitney ES 5005 Keenan Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89122   For more information on additional services provided by The Just One Project, including pantries focused on senior citizens visit www.thejustoneproject.org.

Food assistance is available from 8am to 5pm Monday through Thursday. When you arrive at the HopeLink office, call 702-566-0576 and press extension 1010 for instructions.

Station Casinos is also staffing weekly distributions at three of the company’s properties. The Station Casinos locations will be open on the designated days starting at 11 a.m. until all food is distributed. These food distributions are open to anyone in need.

Wednesday

 

Boulder Station 4111 Boulder Hwy., Las Vegas, NV 89121 Sunset Station 1301 W. Sunset Rd., Henderson, NV 89014

Thursday

Palace Station 2411 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102

Three Square Food Bank has also provided information on several other community partners with walk-in food pantries open at various times. These food distributions are open to anyone in need. Additional  NV community resources can be found at bit.ly/nvcorona Calvary Downtown Outreach : 2101 E. Owens Ave., North Las Vegas, NV 89030 Wednesday & Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada : 1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101 Monday – Saturday : 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central Church : 1001 New Beginnings Dr., Henderson, NV 89011 Sunday & Wednesday: 8 a.m. City Impact : 950 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89104 Tuesday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. International Church: 6610 W. Katie Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89103 Tuesday 4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday 12 – 4 p.m. Last Saturday of the month: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Our Savior’s Lutheran Church: 59 Lynn Ln., Henderson, NV 89105 Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 12:30 – 2 p.m. St. Therese Center: 215 Palo Verde Dr., Henderson, NV Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Truth Christian Ministries 5101 N. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89130 Saturday 7 – 9 a.m. SHARE Village (formerly Veterans Village) : 1150 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89104 Sunday : 12 – 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday & Friday : 12 p.m. until food is gone 50 N. 21st Street Monday & Wednesdays from 12pm to 1pm; Saturdays from 10am to 12pm Jewish Family Service Agency provides emergency assistance to people in need, including food. For information, call 702-732-0304 or go to their website: https://www.jfsalv.org/emergency-assistance Lutheran Social Services of Nevada : 3020 E Bonanza Rd While supplies last, open air markets on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month at Golden Ages Adult Daycare, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Be sure to bring your I.D. Call 702-639-1730 for information about all of their programs. Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth offers assistance with food, shelter, clothing & other things for youth ages 12 to 20. Call 866-827-3723. Helping Hands of Vegas Valley Eligible seniors age 60 and older can get help, there is a waitlist for their food delivery program. Call 702-507-1838 or visit their website for more information: https://hhovv.org/food-and-paper-goods-program/

Help for Seniors (60 years of age and older)

Call 702-765-4030 Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m for various food programs available to seniors

Las Vegas Community Pantry

With the news of school closings and mass layoffs, we know that the city of Las Vegas will be one of the first and most affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. If you have been affected and need basic food, please let us know and we will do our best to help you, without asking questions of any kind or immigration status here. Join the Just One Project LV’s Pop Up & Give Mobile Food Pantry! Please bring sturdy bags, carts or baskets to fill with food. There are no requirements, you do not have to be enrolled in the school to attend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CSN ALTERNATIVE SCHOLARSHIP

The alternative scholarship is a $500 scholarship for DACA recipients, up to $1,200 for the year if they’re full-time students. U.S. citizenship is not required for admission at CSN and their doors remain open to all students who seek education and the opportunities it provides.

 

 

Homeschooling Information

Nevada School Choice Coalition has compiled online resources to help parents continue educating their children at home during the COVID-19 pandemic on their website here.

If your child’s school is providing resources/online instruction, start there!

Their online instruction and resources will continue the standards and skills your child would be learning in class.

Focus on foundations if you are limited by your work schedule.

Focus on reading, writing, math, and spelling in your instruction to ensure your child is still on track. Remember, direct instruction should not take place for hours.

20 Minutes of Planning at night for the next day can greatly reduce you and your child’s stress levels with the homeschooling process!

Recommended Daily Schedule

Khan Academy 

Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Homeschoolmath.net 

HomeschoolMath.net is a comprehensive math resource site for homeschooling parents, parents, and teachers that includes free math worksheets, lessons, online math games lists, ebooks, a curriculum guide, reviews, and more. The resources emphasize understanding of concepts instead of mechanical memorization of rules.

 

Online Math for K-5

K5 Math builds confidence in math; the program covers numbers and operations, geometry, measurement (including time and money), algebraic thinking and data analysis.

 

 

IXL Math 

IXL.com is a learning website for kids from K-12. Master 2000+ K-12 skills online. Adaptive & Individualized. Standards-based Learning. Immediate Feedback. K-12 Math & English. Courses: Math, English, Science, Social Studies.

 

Storyline Online 

Storyline Online is a children’s literacy website created by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, which provides free storytelling videos and resources for parents and teachers to foster a love of reading in children.

Reading A-Z 

For primary grade parents working on reading/comprehension with their young children and need leveled reader access.

Teach Your Monster to Read 

Teach Your Monster to Read is an award winning game that makes learning to read fun. The game is for children in the first stages of learning to read, or for older children who need a bit more practice.

Third Grade Reading Worksheets/Printables

When children enter the 3rd grade, they begin comprehending more complex texts and building a reader’s vocabulary. Our third grade printable worksheets and reading passages help eight- and nine-year-olds learn and review third grade reading concepts such as parts of speech, fact versus opinion, and story morals.

Spelling City 

VocabularySpellingCity was initially created to save teachers time by automating spelling practice tests and to empower students to study independently through engaging game-based learning activities. Now part of the LearningCity® family of education technology products, nearly a decade later, VocabularySpellingCity has expanded to include a wide variety of study tools for developing strong vocabulary skills and best practices for effective vocabulary word instruction. Research has proven that these are key factors in improved reading fluency and comprehension.

ART PROJECTS FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN

Art for Kids Hub 

Art For Kids Hub provides lessons that are perfect for any age, and all you need are supplies!

Kids Make Comics 

Kids Make Comics is an instructional video series that teaches children step by step how to draw/create their own comics!

 

 

ART PROJECTS/COURSES FOR OLDER CHILDREN

At-Home Imagineering

The Walt Disney Company crafts magic in a way like no other. From their timeless, innovative animated features to their immersive, exciting theme parks, pixie dust prevails cementing magnificent memories and experiences. Transport some of that magic and relive the memories with a little Disney DIY craftiness as outlined by these 8 enchanting exercises creating your own homemade Disney décor.

Virtual Tours of Art/History

CNN Style looks at some of the most fascinating, immersive concerts, museum tours and other virtual experiences you and your child can explore from the comfort of your own couch.

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.

Kids Exercise Videos: 7 Youtube Channels to Get Kids Moving & Grooving

This collection of YouTube channels includes a heap of kids exercise videos to get kids moving, grooving and having fun at home!

Apps for Students With Special Needs

The coronavirus creates a unique challenge for students with special needs—educators share recommendations for apps to support learning at home.

Free Online Learning at Home

Some companies are offering their online services for FREE! Some of these sites are always free, while others have add-ons or are free for a certain time period. Here’s The FULL List of Companies that are Offering FREE Subscriptions Due to School Closings. BrainPOP

BrainPOP is here to help you and your curious learners stay informed and on-track with free access during school closures.

Teaching Resources for K-12 Families

On this site, you’ll find resources, guidance and support for K-12 educators, administrators and leaders, and parents and families.

Bring the World to Your Classroom

Vegas PBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers like you.

Free Printables/Worksheets

Beginning readers can practice recognizing letters with this alphabet dot-to-dot dog house! This worksheet challenges younger students in preschool and kindergarten to show off their alphabet sequence and letter knowledge by connecting all the letters of the alphabet in the correct order. Then, they can break out the crayons and color away!

The Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom 

Think of Google Classroom (GC) as your child’s digital link to learning. Teachers use GC to share assignments, homework, newsletters, and much more with students AND parents!

#Learn Everywhere

During this unprecedented moment, millions of students are out of school, but that doesn’t mean a child’s education is on hold. We have the power to learn everywhere, to support one another, and help every kid receive a wonderful learning experience.

175+ Amazing Online Learning Resources 

We are here with a growing list of online learning resources. And to make it better, many companies are choosing to make their products free for schools, teachers, and students during these turbulent times.

Time for Kids FREE digital Library

As students across the nation continue to stay home from school due to COVID-19, multiple education companies are stepping in to offer free resources to keep kids learning.

The Who Was Show

A Netflix live-action sketch comedy show based on the series of best-selling books for kids.

Teach @ Home

Teach@home: Daily Lessons & Activities for K-5 students is a series of free daily lessons and activities created and delivered by teachers. Each week you will find an easy-to-follow schedule, by grade, for K-5 students and daily grade-specific video lessons for Math and Literacy. You will also find worksheets for the Math and Literacy lessons as well as a daily STEM activity.

Students from Harvard, MIT, & UC Berkeley Give FREE  Tutoring to K-12 Students

GoPeer.org pairs vetted college students who attend top-tier universities with students between the ages of 5–18 for 1-to-1 tutoring lessons.

150+ Educational Apps for Kids

Homeschool Hideout offers 150+ apps that your child can use to learn on the go, anywhere in the world.

NV Small Business Loan Resources

What options do you have for your small business?

The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) The Bridge loan is available to help cover the cost while you wait for processing on other loans.   Important to note-  Any existing 7(a), 504, and microloans prior to Sept. 27, 2019  will be covered for six months and other loans may be placed on automatic deferment. These benefits aren’t restricted to citizens, any business with less than 500 employees or those that fall under different specifications per industry. 

Check the status of your application:

If it has been under 3 weeks since applying for relief from the SBA website call: 1-800-659-2955 Or email smallbusiness@rosen.senate.gov with your application number for application status check.   For more information on loans visit our News section.

SCE Federal Credit Union

If you are in need of funds please know payday lenders are not their only option. Our friends at SCE Federal Credit Union have thier doors open. People who need help can come into their branches or can stay home and simply send me an email to Emily Stevens: milys@scefcu.org

Housing Resources:

CARES Housing Assistance

If you’re struggling to pay rent due to COVID-19, there is help. CARES Housting Assistance Program. Potential assistance to help with your rent, mortgage, or receipt of rental payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information go to: https://housing.nv.gov/

Housing Assistance Program

The city of Las Vegas Housing Assistance Program will provide short-term assistance to city of Las Vegas residents experiencing housing insecurity due to COVID-19-related loss of income. Assistance will be provided for up to three months of reasonable rent/mortgage and be paid directly to the landlord or mortgage company on behalf of eligible program participants. ;Assistance is contingent on the availability of CARES Act grant funding. Residency status will NOT affect your eligibility for assistance.  You can get more information on how to apply here.

Landlord-tenant referrals

A full list of Landlord-tenant referrals from Legal Aid Services can be found here.

Subsidized Apartments

HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants.  To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you. Apply here: https://apps.hud.gov/apps/section8/step2.cfm?state=NV%2CNevada

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)

To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA). Call toll-free (800) 955-2232. Additional information: https://www.hud.gov/sites/dfiles/PIH/documents/PHA_Contact_Report_NV.pdf

Other Rental Assistance

Including government and non-government resources: https://www.hud.gov/states/nevada/renting/otherprgms

State Rental Assistance

Sometimes, the road to your front door is difficult to navigate. NVHousingSearch.org is a free rental‑housing search and listing site for Nevada. It is updated regularly and always free to search and list.https://nvhousingsearch.org/

Utility Help

Department of Welfare – Social Services: https://dwss.nv.gov/   Nevada Energy Connection: https://www.nvenergy.com/account-services/assistance-programs   NV Energy: https://www.nvenergy.com/home/saveenergy/

Rent, Mortgage, Shelter, Utility, & Other Housing Assistance

 

Rent, mortgage, shelter, utility and other housing assistance is available from HopeLink of Southern Nevada by calling 702-566-0576 ext 312 between 8am and 5pm Monday through Thursday or emailing them at info@link2hope.org, and they will reply as soon as they are able.

TENANTS IN WEEKLY RENTALS: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

All evictions are suspended in Nevada during the COVID-19 state of emergency. This applies to weekly rentals.

You have the right not to be locked out of your unit without an eviction order being issued by a judge.

It is illegal for your landlord to lock you out without an eviction order from a judge. If you are illegally locked out, you should call the police, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, or the Office of the Attorney General. You also have the right to file a Complaint in Court.

 

You have the right to live in your unit without being harassed by your landlord.

Your landlord cannot use the pandemic or late rental payments as an excuse to enter your property without warning, to get security to threaten you, to threaten cutting off your utilities, or harass you in any other way.

 

 

You have the right to live in a habitable unit with essential services.

The suspension does not eliminate a landlord’s duties to keep your property maintained so that it’s livable and you have all the services you need to survive (heat, air, running water). Make sure you give your landlord written notice of any issues related to an essential service or habitability.

 

You have the right to dispute a trespassing citation.

If the police are called and a trespass citation is threatened, remind the police officer that you are a tenant and you cannot be cited for trespassing on a property where you live. Politely remind law enforcement that this is a landlord-tenant dispute.

 

You have the right to continue living in your unit, even if you cannot afford rent.

During the eviction suspension, you cannot be evicted for nonpayment of rent or for no reason. The only reason a person can be evicted during the suspension is if that person poses a danger to the public or other tenants, engages in criminal activity, or seriously damages the property.

 

You have the right to negotiate rental payments if you cannot afford to pay in full.

You have the right to talk to your landlord and come up with a payment plan that works for you. Governor Sisolak has encouraged landlords to work with tenants on a payment plan and has ordered late fees to be waived. If you are able to agree on a payment plan with your landlord, make sure that you put that agreement in writing. Always document every conversation you have with your landlord.

 

You have the right to contest an eviction notice.

If you are served with a “3-day Notice to Quit for Nuisance” and a “5-day Notice of Unlawful Detainer,” you have the right to contest the eviction in court by filing an affidavit during the 5 days after you receive the “5-day Notice of Unlawful Detainer.”

 

You have the right to seek legal assistance.

If you are in need of legal assistance, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada offers you their support. Call them at 702-386-1070 from 8:30 a.m.to 5:00 p.m. on business days, or send them an email at info@lacsn.org.

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