Mission: To empower communities and ensure equal opportunity for low-income people.
Programs: Family development departmentthe family development department (fdd) targets families in crisis, including the homeless, ex-offenders, human trafficking victims, families facing emergencies and individuals seeking to overcome barriers to self-sufficiency. This department helps individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency by providing intensive case management services that overcome challenges and promote individual abilities. Strategies designed to stabilize individuals and families in crisis include: (1) conducting comprehensive client case management to identify barriers to economic self-sufficiency and personal well-being, (2) assisting individuals and families in developing strategies that will enable them to achieve a level of self-sufficiency, (3) mentoring and supporting individuals and families striving to achieve their goal. The following services are provided: emergency housing, transitional housing, food assistance, clothing assistance, utility assistance, identification assistance, transportation assistance, employment assistance and basic wellness referral assistance.
women, infants and children's nutrition education center (wic)wic nutrition education center is the state's "model program" for high-performing facilities safeguarding healthy living, wellness, and nutrition for women, infants, and children. We currently operate out of two locations. Over 5,500 families use our facilities each month to receive education and financial resources to provide a healthy living for their family.
the child care subsidy program provides financial assistance to income eligible families who struggle with the high cost of child care. We work to empower parents to make the choices that will lead to self-sufficiency. This program works in conjunction with the division of welfare and supportive services and the children's cabinet to connect children and families with access to a variety of quality child care programs and resources. The program is designed to provide affordable, accessible, reliable, caring, safe and stimulating child care for the children of southern nevada. Child care subsidy services are located in the cities of las vegas and henderson, nevada.
21st century learning center program provides tutoring, enrichment, and parental involvement activities at various schools in the city. See statement 1 for more details