Community Resources

COVID-19 Community Resources

Business Resources
Educational Resources


Housing and Small Business Stability

On March 25, 2020, the United States Congress passed an aid-package that is intended to provide substantial economic assistance to businesses, individuals, and families throughout the nation, as well as a temporary suspension of eviction and foreclosure actions or proceedings. This will give Nevadans and businesses facing financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic a grace period to obtain financial assistance made available through this extensive aid-package, as well as others, while allowing them to maintain essential stability in housing and business establishments.

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Mortgage assistance during COVID-19 outbreak

The Nevada Treasurer’s Office has compiled the following resource guide to assist homeowners who have been impacted by COVID-19 with their mortgage payments. You must reach out to your lender in order to receive any assistance. Please reach out to your lender directly to discuss what options may be available to you, such as: working out a payment plan at the end of the 90-day forbearance period. Relief options will be specific to each borrower’s individual circumstances, and may vary.
If your lender is not on this list, or if you’re having difficulties contacting your lender, please email us at

Mortgage Assistance

Nevada 211
Nevada 2-1-1, a program of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, has a dedicated portal to better share information on finding emergency resources, such as financial assistance, food, healthcare and other support. 


Food Resources

CCSD Food Sites

CCSD will continue providing breakfast and lunch to students during school closures. Starting April 27, CCSD food distribution sites will serve meals from 7am until 10am.

Monday and Wednesday
8-9 a.m. - Dooley ES & Brown JHS
9-10 a.m. - Steven ES, Hinman ES & Cunningham ES
Each student will be provided two days of meals on Monday and three days of meals on Wednesday.

Tuesday and Thursday
8-9 a.m. - Galloway ES & Burkholder MS
9-10 a.m. - Kesterson ES, Thorpe ES & Ullom ES
Each student will be provided two days of meals on Tuesday and three days of meals on Thursday.

To locate a site near you, visit

⁣Three Square Emergency Food Distribution Sites

In an effort to serve as many people as possible, Three Square has collaborated with select agency partners and volunteers located in key regions throughout the valley who will be assisting with the distribution of food at 43 emergency food distribution sites.

⁣The emergency food distribution sites – which have various dates of operation and distribution times – were chosen to maximize coverage and food distribution across Southern Nevada. The sites are located at: 21 CCSD school sites (in addition to the 15 sites CCSD confirmed that will serve breakfast and lunch); three Station Casinos properties, including Palace Station, Sunset Station and Boulder Station; 10 Just One Project LDS Church sites; and nine of Three Square’s local agency partners.

⁣For a complete list of Three Square’s emergency food distribution sites and hours of operation, visit This map will be updated in real-time, ensuring the most current information is available.

⁣To focus its efforts entirely on emergency food distribution in response to COVID-19, Three Square has suspended normal food distribution to agency partners, with the exception of those included as part of the emergency food distribution model.

⁣Coronavirus Emergency Food Fund

The economic impact of COVID-19 is expected to increase the need for food assistance in Southern Nevada in the coming days and weeks. As a result, Three Square has created the Coronavirus Emergency Food Fund, which will allow the nonprofit to remain nimble in its daily response and quickly respond to those affected by quarantines, school closures and economic hardships. For more information about volunteer opportunities or donating to the Coronavirus Emergency Food Fund, visit or call 702 644-3663.

⁣Food Resources for Seniors

Three Square remains committed to assisting seniors. Those 60 years of age and older who need food assistance are encouraged to call 702 765-4030 Monday-Friday between 9am and 5 pm, where they will speak with a caring Advocate to determine which program, service or resource is best for them. Advocates can also assess seniors for SNAP and provide information on nearby pantries that are dedicated to seniors, or home delivery for those in need.

Just One Project Pantry

The Just One Project Pantry is open weekly on Monday, Wednesday and Friday by appointment only to serve ONLY seniors 60+ in need of food. To make an appointment call 702-462-2253 or visit


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Division of Welfare and Supportive Services

Food Stamps, Medicaid, Childcare assistance, Energy assistance
Apply online
Call: (702) 426-4900

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – Food Assistance

SNAP is a federally funded program designed to help low income families buy nutritious food from authorized retailers, also known as "Food Stamps."

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) - Cash Assistance

TANF is designed to provide temporary cash assistance for needy families to care for dependent children in their own homes or in the homes of relative caregivers. TANF provides financial and support services such as childcare, transportation, and other services to low income families with children.

Medicaid - Medical Assistance

The Medicaid Program is a federal program administered by the state. Its purpose is to help meet the cost of medical services for individuals receiving public assistance payments, and individuals and families with low income.

Child Care Assistance

The Child Care Program assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining childcare so they can work. Other services include resource and referral for parents seeking childcare and consumer information on the aspects of quality childcare. Resource and referral services are available to all Nevada families at no cost.

Energy Assistance (EAP)

The “Energy Assistance Program” provides a supplement to assist qualifying low-income Nevadans with the cost of home energy. Applications are evaluated year-round or until funding is exhausted. Eligible households receive an annual, one-time per year benefit customarily paid directly to their energy provider(s).

Child Support Enforcement Program

Nevada’s CSEP provides five basic services to both TANF and non-TANF families. They are 1) parent location; 2) establishing paternity for children born outside of marriage; 3) establishing financial and medical support orders; 4) enforcing support orders; and 5) collecting and distributing support payments. In providing these services, the birthrights of children are established, support is secured for children missing one or both parents, and the burden on Nevada taxpayers is reduced by offsetting the need for public assistance.

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One-Stop Career Center

For Telephone or Online Application Only
6330 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146 (702) 822-4200 or email:

3405 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89169 (702) 486-0100

2827 Las Vegas Blvd N, North Las Vegas, NV 89030 (702) 486-0200

4500 E Sunset Rd #40, Henderson, NV 89014 (702) 486-0300

Unemployment Office

Apply online:

UI Telephone: 702-486-0350 or 888-890-8211
• Username/Password Reset (ONLY): 702-486-3293

Curbside Coronavirus Testing

Beginning March 24, UNLV will be offering free curbside coronavirus testing by appointment only. For those looking to be tested, you must meet the guidelines put forth by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. To find out if you qualify for testing guidelines, contact 702-583-4408 Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3pm.


List of Employers Who May Be Hiring in Southern Nevada

PLI Cards; 1220 Trade Drive, North Las Vegas, NV  89030;

Barclay Cards; hiring for apprenticeship position online only; and search Henderson, NV

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Need help with applications?  Call Suzanne Reed, 702.573.2547 or Migna Woodard, 702.216.1135



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            Source: Department of Health and Human Services Division of Welfare and Supportive Services



Social Distancing Alone

Use real time video apps to stay in touch with friends and family.

Set up a virtual game nights with friends.

Watch movies with friends in real time using a movie app.

Take this time to start or finish a home improvement project you've been putting off.

Enjoy your favorite hobby and start new ones. 

Learn or improve skills such as cooking, sewing, or painting.

Spring clean your home.

Exercise outside while maintaining a six feet of distance between yourself and others.

Curl up and read a good book.


Social Distancing with Kids

Maintain a schedule

Consistent routines and rules help create order and structure your day. Things go more smoothly when you and your child know what to expect. Choose a wake up time and bed time, then choose your meal times. In between these times, schedule time for educational activities or online schooling, fun activities, chores, outside time, and snacks.

Daily Schedule Example
 Time of Day  Activity
7am  Wake up
 7:30 am  Eat breakfast
 8am- 8:30am  Chores
 8:30am-10:30am  Educational activities
 10:30am-11:30am  Outside time
 Noon  Eat lunch
 1pm-2pm  Fun activities
 2pm-4pm  Educational activities
 4pm-5pm  Outside time
 5pm-6pm   Chores
 6pm  Eat Dinner
 6:30pm-7:30pm   Family time
 7:30pm  Bed time for younger children
 8:30pm  Bed time for older children

Activities for children

100 Activities To Do At Home During School Closures
50 Plus Easy Indoor Activities for Kids


Celebrating a birthday while practicing social distancing

Kids might not understand why they can't have a birthday party, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't celebrate. Here are some tips on how to celebrate a birthday while practicing social distancing.

  • Decorate your house with streamers and balloons.
  • Bake a cake or order one at a local bakery for curbside pick up. Don't forget the candles!
  • Ask friends and family to mail gifts to your address. When your child opens the gifts, video chat with the giver so they can share in the gift opening experience and your child's excitement. (Remember, you don't have to open all the gifts at once and can spread it out over time.)
  • Let your child choose what you do for the day. 
  • Cook your child's favorite meal or order it from their favorite restaurant for curbside pick up.
  • If weather permits, go for a special birthday walk around the block or a trip to the park.
  • Make thank you cards