CARE Chest connects clients with resources like home and vehicle modifications and assistive technology in partnership with agencies including the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living. CARE Chest also administers a low-interest loan program to fund similar projects
Medical equipment and supplies available. Durable medical equipment is loaned for as long as it is needed, and one-time use supplies can be re-ordered monthly.
In partnership with regional pharmacies, CARE Chest clients can receive up to $100 annually as a supplement for the cost of emergency prescriptions or co-pays. Assistance is applied at the point of purchase.
Various programs, classes, and resources offered to educate participants about health and wellness.
This program works to take individuals who are homeless off of the streets and give them a place to stay as well as an opportunity to find a job.
Provides nutritious meals to the poor, the homeless, and under-served men, women, and children.
Food pantry that provides staples and raw ingredients, such as bags of pasta, rice, and canned goods.
This website provides a wide array of resources, information, and programs related to diabetes prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and continuous care.
Seven week class taught in the Spring and Fall that goes over information for estate planning, wills, trusts, fiduciaries, power of attorney and more.
Under the branch of the Community Health Alliance Clinic, the outreach clinic aids those greatly in need. Services include screenings for various health problems as well as general check-ups. (Dental included)
CSA offers a variety of NO COST Workforce Development assistance services to individuals who meet program guidelines. Career assistance services are designed to help customers find a job as well as improve skills to obtain and maintain employment
Free assistance to income-eligible applicant to reduce their utility bills by providing various energy conservation measures
Offers free tax return preparation and electronic federal income tax filing assistance to income-eligible families
Provides companion and personal care services in the comfort of one's home (non-medical)
Provides an environment for elders with disabilities or those recovering from health issues to be cared for, have a meal, and interact with one another, as well as with children, through various activities.
This center provides services such as education and support programs for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Gives seniors the opportunity for fresh healthy food through monthly food distribution.
Elders in need will receive coupons that can be used to obtain food from local farmers' markets during various times of the year only. Limited spots available. Seasonal through the summer sign up at local site.
Disabled American Vets is also a leader in connecting veterans with meaningful employment, hosting job fairs and providing resources to ensure they have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream their sacrifices have made possible.
Individuals will receive a card in which there will be a certain amount to purchase pre-approved food.
The Durable Power of Attorney for Finances appoints an individual to manage the finances and property of the person being cared for when they are no longer able to do so themselves. Please download here: https://washoecaregivers.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/STATUTORY-FORM-POWER-OF-ATTORNEY-1.pdf
The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care appoints someone to ensure that health care wishes are followed.
Please download here: https://washoecaregivers.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Durable-Power-of-Attorney-for-Health-Care-Decisions-1.pdf