The Salvation Army in Nevada is committed to providing low income families with help. The programs available will vary by center and location, but many Nevada sites offer Family Services, may have limited amounts of financial assistance available, provide referrals and case management to low-income individuals and families in the region.
As indicated, the exact type and amount of resources will vary by location and region of Nevada. However many Salvation Army centers provide some or all of the following.
Limited financial assistance may be offered from some Nevada centers, depending on donations and the applicant’s exact need. This can include emergency rental and electric bill assistance for those faced with disconnection or eviction. Some funds for water bills may be offered too, but that is rarer.
Meeting nutritional needs of low income families, the elderly, and seniors is a key function of the Salvation Army centers in Nevada. Many locations have an onsite food pantry and/or a soup kitchen. They can offer free canned groceries, hot meals, and other nutritional support. Or get help in applying for government programs such as WIC or food stamps. Special holiday meals, including Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas meals may be served too. Find more Nevada food pantries.
Free Holiday and Christmas assistance may be offered, including from programs such as Adopt a Family and Angel Tree. Children can get toys or clothing, and families can get a free meal with all the trimmings. The Salvation Army is always committed to ramping up their assistance programs during the holidays.
Homeless services are offered in order to help clients get a job, obtain the income and locate affordable housing. Social workers help people become self-sufficient, independent citizens of the community, and they try to eliminate homelessness in Nevada. Case management, security deposit/rental assistance, shelter, and other transformational resources are available.
Education and job training is coordinated. The Salvation Army works with businesses, colleges, and other non-profits across the state so they can provide clients practical work experience in a variety of fields and academic training. They also offer classes in life skills, credit counseling, and offer other essential employment tools.
Most of the state may have access to other Salvation Army Centers and assistance programs. If you live in the counties or towns below, dial the Salvation Army at 916-563-3787.
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