Mission

To promote healthy relationships within our youth by teaching them to motivate, encourage, and uplift one another

Vision

Provide a supportive foundation for the youth all over the world by bringing them together as one  

It takes a village to raise a child

~ African Proverb

Links and Resources

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southern Nevada 1-(702) 731-2227

Website: www.bbbssn.org

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southern Nevada is a long-standing mentoring program that matches adult volunteers with kids from single-parent homes. If you have an at-risk child who would be helped by having a positive role model in his/her life, this organization has a well-established reputation for good results.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas

2850 S. Lindell Rd.

P.O. Box 26689

Las Vegas, NV 89126

1-(702) 367-2582

Fax 1-(702) 367-9522

Website: www.bgclv.org

Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas offers at-risk youth ages 6-18 programs that assist them with cultivating positive skills and building self-esteem. Their most recent thrust is to help cut down gang violence.


Child and Family Services

708 S. 6th St.

Las Vegas, NV

1-702-387-1872

Child and Family Services provides resources to assist families and children. Call to see what services they currently provide and what the eligibility requirements are.


Child Focus

4310 S. Cameron Street

Suite 13

Las Vegas, NV 89103

702-436-1624

Child Focus offers services and a number of helpful resources and programs for children who live in foster care situations. Since kids who have been in the foster care system for a while can suffer from self-esteem issues, utilizing this organization could be very positive for them.


Clark County Social Service Parenting Program

1600 Pinto Lane

Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

1-(702) 455-3299

Fax 1-(702) 455-5950

The Clark County Social Service Parenting Program offers a much-needed service, as it provides counseling, support, education, medical services, and financial assistance for pregnant females or young mothers; ages 15-23 years.


Clark County Family and Youth Services

601 N. Pecos Road

Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

1-(702) 455-5210

1-(702) 455-5380

Fax 1-(702) 455-5216

The Clark County Family and Youth Services offer help for adolescents with delinquent behavior or for those who have been neglected or abused.


Classroom On Wheels

2039 Lake Mead Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89030

1-(702) 870-7201

Website: www.classroomonwheels.org

Classroom On Wheels offers, at no cost, bilingual preschool education in renovated buses, which they drive into low-income neighborhoods to help preschoolers and their families.


Clinic On Wheels

2039 Lake Mead Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89030

(702) 870-7201

e-mail: [email protected]

Website: www.classroomonwheels.org

Clinic On Wheels offers, at no cost, dental and medical screenings, treatment for minor medical concerns, and healthcare information. Their goal is to assist those in under-served communities to be healthy and to refer them to places where they can receive adequate healthcare.


Computer On Wheels

2039 Lake Mead Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89030

(702) 870-7201

e-mail: [email protected]

Website: www.classroomonwheels.org

Computer On Wheels offers bilingual computer education in low-income neighborhoods for preschoolers and their families, at no cost. They have a computer lab in their renovated bus.


Epicenter, Inc.

Phone: (702) 732-8776

Epicenter, Inc. provides free medical and dental care to low-income, at-risk teenagers whose families don't have health insurance.


Family Resource Centers

The area Family Resource Centers offers information and resources for families and children. Programs may include

baby clinics, parenting skills classes, GED preparation classes, tutoring, computer education, ESL, job readiness training, immunization, and more, as well as assistance with food and clothing. Listed below are Family Resource Centers in Las Vegas with addresses and contact information:

A.D. Guy Boys and Girls Club FRCA.

817 North N Street

Las Vegas, NV 89106

702-651-4996

Baker Park Family Resource Center

1020 East Saint Louis

Las Vegas, NV 89104

702-733-6599


Cambridge Family Resource Center

3900 Cambridge Street, Suite 106

Las Vegas, NV 89119

702-455-7386


Clark Family Resource Center

4291 Pennwood Ave.

Las Vegas, NV 89102

702-220-3163


Courtney Family Resource Center

Freemont Villas

121 North 15th Street

Las Vegas, NV 89101

702-215-2950


Eastside Family Resource Center

1870 North Lamont

Las Vegas, NV 89115

702-799-3670 Ext 4087


Family Link Family Resource Center

3900 Perry St.

Las Vegas, NV 89121

702-454-9020


Greater Las Vegas Family Resource Center

1200 North Eastern Ave.

Las Vegas, NV 89101

702-657-6762


Martin Luther King Family Resource Center

2432 North Martin Luther King Blvd., Bldg. D

North Las Vegas, NV 89032

702-455-0764


McCabe Boys and Girls Club Family Resource Center

2801 East Stewart

Las Vegas, NV 89101

702-388-7343


Stupak Family Resource Center

300 West Boston

Las Vegas, NV 89102

702-229-2432


University Methodist Family Resource Center

4412 South Maryland Pkwy.

Las Vegas, NV 89119

-702-733-1378


Foster Grandparent Program

2420 Martin Luther King B,

Las Vegas, NV 89101

(702) 647-1515

The Foster Grandparent Program helps match elderly mentors with at-risk youth.


Juvenile Justice Services

601 N. Pecos Road

Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

702- 455-5200

Juvenile Justice Services performs duties related to probation and detention for delinquent youths 18-years-old and under, as well as counseling and intervention services.


Nevada Homes for Youth

525 S. 13th St,

Las Vegas, NV

702-380-2889

Nevada Homes for Youth offers transitional housing geared towards teens.


Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

P.O. Box 20135

Las Vegas, NV 89112

1-(702) 383-1332

Toll-free: 1-(888) 907-7888

Email: [email protected]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth provides resources to help homeless youths. This is a continuing issue in our city, so this organization is desperately needed.


Nevada Youth Alliance

2125 Las Vegas Blvd N

North Las Vegas, NV 89030-5824

702-647-0440

Website: http://www.nevadayouthalliance.org/index.php

The Nevada Youth Alliance focuses on juvenile justice issues, mentoring, recreation, educational resources, and other services to help at-risk youth and their families. Call or visit their website for more information.


Olive Crest Homes and Services for Abused Children

6148 Sahara Ave.

Las Vegas, NV 89146

702-221-6224, ext.1707

Olive Crest Homes and Services for Abused Children provides help for children, ages birth to 16-years-old, who are in situations of neglect and abuse or who have been abandoned. Parenting classes, crisis intervention, an outreach program, and other services are offered. Call for more information.

Project Assist

P.O. Box 70247

Reno, Nevada 89570-0247

Statewide: 1-800-522-0066

Fax:1-(702) 688-2558


Project Assist offers information about services available in Nevada for special-needs children and young adults.

Project SOAR

Email: [email protected]

The goal of Project SOAR is to help stop the spread of truancy and juvenile delinquency in the Clark County area. Participants are generally young people with difficulties, such as drug abuse, deviant behavior, problems with respecting authority, alcohol abuse, and getting in trouble with the law. The kids who need this type of program are in desperate need of something positive to help redirect their lives. If you're a parent or guardian of an at-risk child and believe he or she may benefit by being a part of this program, email to find out more information and about eligibility requirements.


Ronald McDonald House

2323 Potosi Street

Las Vegas, NV 89146-

1- 702-252-4663

Fax: 1-702-252-7345

The Ronald McDonald House provides a temporary residence for families of seriously ill children being treated at area hospitals. Families members can sleep, eat and get some emotional support from others in like situations. Donations of $5.00 up to $20.00 per day are requested from families, but, if they cannot afford to make a donation, they are able to stay at the Ronald McDonald House at no cost.


Shriners Hospitals for Children and Shriners Burn Institutes

Shriner Headquarters

2900 Rocky Point Drive

Tampa, Florida 33607

1-800- 282-9161

Direct phone to Shriners Hospitals for Children: 1-800-237-5055

While this is not a local number, you can still call for information or help. The Shriners Hospitals for Children and Shriners Burn Institutes offer medical treatment for burn victims at three burn centers and medical services for children with spinal cord injuries and cleft palates through a network of 22 hospitals. Call to find out the nearest participating hospital nearest you.


Street Teens

PO Box 70478

Las Vegas, NV 89170-0478

1-702 809-3585

Fax: 1-702 215-4187

Website: http://www.streetteens.org

Email: [email protected]

Street Teens assists at-risk homeless youth with getting off the streets Call, email, or visit their website for further information.


Teen Challenge of Nevada-Las Vegas

P.O. Box 13410

Las Vegas, NV 89112

Phone:1- (702) 314-1300

Fax: 1-(702) 314-0503

Email: [email protected]

Web Address: www.teenchallenge.net

Male - Ages: 18+

Many Teen Challenge centers offer a one-year residential program for young adults designed to help them become free of drugs. During their one-year stay at Teen Challenge, participants do not hold down outside jobs, as the program's goal is to get them to focus on being fully rehabilitated. Contact them to find out availability and eligibility requirements.


WE CAN, INC.

Nevada Chapter, National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse

5440 West Sahara Avenue, Suite 202

Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

(702) 368-1533

FAX (702) 368-1540


WE CAN, INC.is an area organization geared towards preventing child abuse and providing parenting skills and counseling.

Westcare

900 Grier Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89108

702-385-2020

Westcare offers several programs to help young people and their families in need in our community, including emergency shelter for runaways, help for adolescent females with delinquency and substance abuse problems, also services and help for adolescent males. Call for more information or to get the appropriate extension number to answer your questions.


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

1 -800-8-NEV-WIC

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federally funded short-term nutrition program. Call for more information on exactly what they offer and eligibility requirements for receiving help.

Youth With a Mission

3375 S. Mojave Rd.

Las Vegas, NV 89121

702-697- 0250

Website: http://www.ywamlasvegas.org/htdocs/cms/home.html

Youth With a Mission is a faith-based organization that offers help, when available, for those in need. They have a Street Cafe for those who need food and someone to lend a listening ear. Call or visit their website for more information.


YMCA Of Southern Nevada

702- 877-9622

The YMCA Of Southern Nevada offers recreational activities and other programs for youths and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.