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Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
1501 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 385-2662
http://www.catholiccharities.com
Catholic Charities helps individuals achieve self-sufficiency, independence and dignity, and gives hope to people in need, regardless of race, religion or creed.

Community Services of Nevada
730 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 10
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 307-1710
http://csnv.org/
Community Services of Nevada promotes neighborhood revitalization, community education, housing and youth development, and bills itself as the only local bilingual HUD-approved agency to provide pre-purchase, post-purchase, default/mortgage delinquency and loss mitigation counseling in the Las Vegas Valley. 

Help of Southern Nevada
1640 E Flamingo Rd # 100
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 369-4357
http://www.helpsonv.org
Helps families and individuals attain self-sufficiency through direct services, training and referral to community resources.

HopeLink of Southern Nevada
178 Westminster Way
Henderson, NV 89015
http://www.link2hope.org/
Hopelink's mission is to prevent homelessness, keep families intact and promote self-sufficiency. Its services include family support intervention, a program to help prevent families from entering Southern Nevada's child protective services system, and literacy programs in at-risk elementary schools.

Las Vegas Indian Center
2300 W. Bonanza Rd.
Las Vegas, NV  89106
(702) 647-5842
http://www.lasvegasindiancenter.org
Provides information about American Indians, assists with tribal enrollment, and provides career education and employment, life skills, adult education, parent education and substance abuse education.

Lutheran Social Services of Nevada
73 Spectrum Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89101
(702) 639-1730
http://www.lssnv.org  
Lutheran Social Services of Nevada fights poverty in Southern Nevada by donating more than 200,000 pounds of food to more than 15,000 individuals annually, and by by providing temporary financial assistance to low-income households facing eviction due to a temporary crisis. The organization also operates 13 apartment units to provide short-term shelter for families with children. 

Nevada 211
Phone: 211
http://www.nevada211.org
One call to Nevada 2-1-1 offers access to: resources for basic human needs, physical and mental health resources, financial stability, programs for children, youth and families, support for older Americans and persons with disabilities, volunteer opportunities and donations, and support for community crisis or disaster recovery.

Nevada Association of Latin Americans
323 N Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas NV 89101
(702) 382-6252
NALA, a non-profit agency, was incorporated in 1969 as the first Hispanic organization providing multiple services to Hispanic individuals in the Las Vegas community.

Nevada Community Associates
5185 Camino Al Norte
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
(702) 522-9962
http://www.nvcai.org/Pages/default.aspx
This community-based organization provides free tutorial services for low- to no-income high-risk youths, and also operates housing, case management and substance abuse prevention programs for homeless young adults.

Nevada Partners
710 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 924-2100
http://www.nevadapartners.org/index.html
This nonprofit agency focuses on workforce development, positive youth impact, homebuyers' assistance and free income tax return preparation.

Salvation Army Southern Nevada
2900 Palomino Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(702) 870-4430
http://www.salvationarmysouthernnevada.org/
Salvation Army operates 16 facilities and more than 20 programs and services in Southern Nevada.  The organization states that it "gives a hand up, not a hand out and we serve those in need without discrimination or judgment."

Southern Nevada Children First
720 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 30
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 487-5665
http://www.childrenfirst-nv.org/
This nonprofit organization mentors, educates and trains homeless, pregnant and parenting youths and young adults.

Sunrise Children's Foundation
2795 E. Desert Inn Road, Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 731-8373
http://www.sunrisechildren.org/index.html
The foundation's programs for at-risk families in Southern Nevada include comprehensive child development through early Head Start, maternal and infant early childhood home visiting, home instruciton for the parents of preschool youngsters, and supplemental nutririon assistance for women, infants and children up to age 5.

United Labor Agency of Southern Nevada
1201 N. Decatur Blvd., Suite 106
Las Vegas, NV 89108
(702) 648-3500
http://www.ulan.org
ULAN provides programs to assist union members and their families who have been victims of an accident, illness, layoff, disaster or any other situation that has caused a hardship.

United Way of Southern Nevada
5830 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 892-2300
http://www.uwsn.org/
United Way of Southern Nevada works to advance the common good through its focus on education, health and financial stability, which are the building blocks of a good life.

Variety Early Learning Center
990 D St.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 647-4907
http://varietyearlylearningcenter.com/
The nonprofit center provides services to parents of children 6 weeks to 12 years of age, including a child and adult care food program, child care scholarships, substance abuse prevention, full day child care and an early childhood development program. 

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