covid-19 HELP & resources for nevadans

food sources

For a comprehensive list of food resources for school-age children and all others facing food insecurity, click here.

If you are a senior (60+) or someone in need of food assistance or delivery, call Three Square Las Vegas at 702-765-4030.

INSURANCE OPEN ENROLLMENT

Enrollment is now open in Nevada from March 17, 2020 through May 15, 2020 due to the special circumstances presented by COVID-19. For more information, visit the Nevada Health Link website by clicking here.

MEDICAID/SNAP RELIEF

For those currently enrolled in Medicaid and/or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) the Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services is providing some additional relief. Re-determinations have been extended for at least two months on all SNAP (food stamp) and/or Medicaid cases that were scheduled to close on April 1, 2020 or May 1, 2020. Stay informed about your case online via Access NevadaClick for more information.

PETS and pet adoption

Read the CDC FAQs on COVID-19 and pets here.

Read the Human Society FAQs on COVID-19  and pets here and the directions on how to prepare a disaster kit for your pets here.

Consider adopting a foster animal. Or, if adopting isn’t an option for you, donate to your local shelter or to the Humane Society COVID-19 Relief Fund, which earmarks these donations for life-saving and -sustaining grants to people, organizations, and communities hardest hit by the pandemic.

small business disaster relief

Apply for small business disaster loan assistance by clicking here.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce also released a guide and checklist for small businesses seeking an emergency loan. Click here to view the guide.

UNEMPLOYMENT SUPPORT

To file an unemployment claim, visit this website or call 702-486-0350.

UTILITIES

Utilities have suspended disconnections for nonpayment and are offering help through payment support during this time.

To reach NVEnergy for information, call 702-402-5555.
For help with your Las Vegas Valley Water District payment or if you have questions, call 702-870-4194.
For information on what Southwest Gas is doing for customers affected by COVID-19, click here.

veterans

Click here to apply for the PENFED Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Program.
The Independence Fund is committed to empowering our nation’s severely wounded, injured, or ill Veterans.
Modest Needs Organization provides short-term financial assistance to individuals and families in temporary crisis.
Operation First Response provides support to many veterans and families via an online application.
Office of Service Members Affairs – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes provides disabled American veterans from Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom with millions of dollars worth of Emergency Financial Aid and support services. Click to apply online.
Salute Inc. meets the financial, physical and emotional needs of military service members, veterans and their families.
The Semper Fi Fund provides relief for financial needs that arise during hospitalization and recovery as well as assistance for those with perpetuating needs. Needed resources are directed to post 9-11 Marines and Sailors, as well as members of the Army, Air Force or Coast Guard who serve in support of Marine forces.
USA Cares provides financial and advocacy assistance to post 9/11 active duty US military service personnel, veterans and their families.
Operation We Are Here provides financial emergency guidance, financial support and assistance, financial counseling and emergency loans, food assistance, and more.
The Veterans Inc. Supportive Services for Veterans and Veteran Families Program helps individuals and families who are homeless or at risk.

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