Assistance Programs, Local Agencies, and Charities


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Nevada Assistance Programs and Services


  • Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)  – Monthly food stamp benefits to help low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health, (+++)  Call: 800-992-0900
  • Nevada Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)  – Provides cash assistance to qualifying low-income Nevada families with children and reduces dependency by promoting job preparationCall: Local Welfare Office
  • Nevada Telephone Assistance Program (Lifeline)  – Offers discounts on basic monthly service for qualified telephone customers, Call: Lifeline providers in Nevada
  • Nevada Medicaid  – A health insurance program that provides medical and health-related services to eligible Nevada residents, Call: 800-992-0900
  • Nevada Check Up Program  – Offers health care coverage to children living in Nevada that meet the program requirements, Call: 800-318-2596
  • Nevada Medical Assistance for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MAABD) Program  – Provides medical services for Nevada residents that are eligible for means-tested public assistance programs and meet other program requirements, Call: 800-992-0900
  • Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)  – A special supplemental nutrition program that serves income-eligible pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk, Call: 800-863-8942
  • Nevada National School Lunch Program (NSLP)  – Provides low-cost or free lunches to school children, Call: 702-668-4585
  • Nevada Special Milk Program  – Offers milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps, Call: 702-668-4585
  • Nevada Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)  – Provides free meals and snacks to help low-income children in the summer months, Call702-668-4585
  • Nevada Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)  – Provides healthy meals and snacks to children and adults receiving day care, Call: 702-668-4585
  • Nevada Head Start  – Comprehensive child development programs serving low-income children and their familiesCall: Head Start near you
  • Nevada Energy Assistance Program (EAP)  – Designed to help eligible Nevada households with their heating and electric costsCall: 800-992-0900
  • Nevada Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)  – Assists eligible households reduce energy bills by improving the energy efficiency of their homes, Call: 800-227-4960
  • Nevada Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)  – Designed to help improve the health of low-income elderly persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods, Call: 775-353-3758
  • Nevada Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)  – Provides low-income seniors with special coupons to buy fresh, nutritious fruits, vegetables, and herbs from authorized farmers’ markets, Call: 775-353-3758
  • Nevada Housing Choice Voucher Program  – Helps eligible low-income households lease privately owned rental units from participating landlords, Call: Local PHA
  • Nevada Public Housing  – Provides safe, decent, and affordable rental units for eligible low-income residents., Call: Local PHA