NEVADA RESOURCE AND DIRECTORY OF HOMELESS AND TRANSITIONAL SHELTERS, LOW INCOME ASSISTED HOUSING, FOOD BANKS, FOOD STAMPS, LEGAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
The GotTrouble Nevada homeless shelter resource and directory is committed to providing people going through life-changing trouble with a one-stop resource for homeless and transitionary shelters, low income assisted housing, as well as related information on Nevada food banks and pantries, counseling services, and discount legal and financial assistance.
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS, TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SPONSORS
NEVADA LEGAL AID
if you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. The following organization(s) can provide you with information on free and low-cost legal assistance: Nevada Legal Services
DEBT AND DEPRESSION - COUNSELING AND TREATMENT
DISCOUNT LEGAL SERVICES PLAN
Provides easy and inexpensive access to lawyers, especially for services like bankruptcy, foreclosure and eviction. No worry about heavy consultation fees. Makes payment of lawyer's fees less expensive, depending on the plan benefits. Makes the cost more certain because of published fee schedules. No exclusion for current legal problem. More Information
FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING AND SPONSORS
Can’t find what your looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing call them at: 1-800-955-2232.
TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE - NEVADA
TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: TANF 1-800-992-0900
FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) - NEVADA
The Nevada food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Dept of Health & Human Services Division of Welfare and Supportive Services 1470 College Parkway Carson City, NV 89706 Phone: Nevada Customer Service (775) 684-0615 (775) 684-7200 – Press 1, then 3, then 4 (702) 486-1646 – Press 1, then 3, then 4 WEB: http://dwss.nv.gov
FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES
Compassion Food Pantry 808 Bonanza Rd Las Vegas, NV 89106, 702-636-9339
Trouble Shooter Public Service Awards
Courageous individuals and organizations in both the private and public sector are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering counseling to the homeless and needy. These organizations deserve our recognition and support. Tell us about an outstanding non-profit shelter, food bank, or community assistance organization and we will post their information on our site.