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Southern Nevada Communities Can Get $1 Million Through Unique Programs

Local Non Profits Receiving Federal Money Through Emergency Food And Shelter Program

September 07, 2018 - 2:18 pm
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LAS VEGAS – United Way of Southern Nevada is proud to announce the fourteen nonprofits receiving federal funds through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). Organizations received funding to help families in need through food, housing and utility assistance. Families in the communities of Clark County and Las Vegas can benefit and gain access to free services to help alleviate the stress of expenses while experiencing crisis situations.

“We are helping to solve the problems of our residents and connecting families in need to a hot meal, rent and mortgage assistance and keeping the lights and air conditioning on,” said Scott Emerson, President & CEO United Way of Southern Nevada. “This help is critical to help families survive and keep a roof over their heads, so they can build financial independence.”

Individuals can access help from the following 14 organizations in the areas listed below:

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada  - $196,625
702.387.2290 or 702.366.2092

Providing a food pantry, served meals and mass shelter options.

●East Valley Family Services - $5,000

702.631.7098

Providing a food pantry.

●Emergency Aid of Boulder City, Inc. - $40,000

Providing hotel, motel, rent and mortgage assistance.

●Family Promise of Las Vegas - $30,000

Providing mass shelter options.

●HELP of Southern Nevada- $32,927

702.369.4357
Providing served meals.

●Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, Inc.- $10,000

702.633.7264
Providing a food pantry.

●HopeLink of Southern Nevada- $107,500

702.566.0576

Providing a food pantry and hotel, motel, rent, mortgage and utility assistance.

●Jewish Family Service Agency - $130,500

Providing a food pantry and hotel, motel, rent, mortgage and utility assistance.

●Lutheran Social Services of Nevada- $52,500

Providing a food pantry and hotel, motel, rent and mortgage assistance.

●Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth- $7,500

702.383.1332
Providing food vouchers.

●Safe Nest: Temporary Assistance for Domestic Crisis, Inc.-$13,400

Providing mass shelter options.

●Shade Tree, Inc.- $18,850

Providing served meals and mass shelter options.

●The Salvation Army, A California Corporation- $301,874

Las Vegas: 702.649.8240

Henderson: 702.565.9578

Mesquite: 702.345.5116

Providing a food pantry, served meals and hotel, motel, rent, mortgage and utility assistance.

●United Labor Agency of Nevada- $70,000

Providing rent and mortgage assistance.

A Local Board made up of local government, non-profit organizations and United Way of Southern Nevada determined how the funds awarded to Clark County were distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. The Local Board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds made available under this phase of the program.