Last Updated on September 13, 2023 by Lori Pace
You can find information on single-parent assistance in Nevada in this article. We take a look at food, rent, shelter, medical, and other assistance.
Single-parent assistance in Nevada
Nevada Rx Drug Card
The Rx card is free to use and can help you save on prescription medications. The card is printable and you don’t have to do anything to get it. It gives additional savings when buying eyeglasses, hearing aids, diabetic needs, and other supplies. Visit their website to learn more about it or contact 702-510-0100.
Food Assistance for single mothers
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a federally funded program, providing food assistance through an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Contact the SNAP Hotline for immediate assistance at 800-992-0900 or 775-684-0615 (ext.40500). Visit their website to find out if you qualify and fill out your application.
- The School Breakfast Program
- The National School Lunch Program
- The Afterschool Nutrition Program
- Special nutrition for Women, Infants and Children
Assistance to Families
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) in Nevada is created to help families and single mothers in need. The program provides financial, medical, and additional aid to support the family such as child care and other support services for unemployed or low-income families and single mothers. They cater to Nevada residents and pregnant or those responsible for minor children. Start your application online or call 800-992-0900.
Legal Counseling for Single Parents
The Nevada Legal Services
A non-profit organization that provides free legal assistance to low-income residents of Nevada. They have legal departments for seniors, Native Americans, family issues, public assistance, and other civil cases. Visit their website or call 702-386-0404 or 866-432-0404 (for Clark, Nye, Lincoln, and Esmeralda counties) to learn more about their services. They have an Indian Law Project providing assistance to tribes and tribal members of Nevada.
The Nevada Legal Resources Directory
Visit this page to see how an attorney will help you understand the basic laws regarding your legal matters.
Telephone Bill Discount for Single Mothers
The Lifeline, a federally funded program, provides a $9.25 monthly discount to qualified households. There is an Enhanced Lifeline program that gives a higher monthly discount with installation assistance through the Link-Up program, available to federally recognized Tribal Lands. The Link-Up program pays a 50% installation fee to new qualified customers.
Start your application after contacting your local phone carrier. Visit this page for a list of companies that offers Lifeline.
Medical and Dental for Single Mothers
The Hope Medical and Dental Clinics consists of volunteer licensed health care professionals and patient advocates. It is located at 992 E. Sahara Ave Las Vegas. The Prescription Assistance Program is offered to those unable to afford prescribed medications. Patients of no-cost clinics are to pay for services through acts of kindness for three other individuals. Get more information through 702-952-9564.