Beyond Care… Support & Services

COVID-19 Support & Services

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

To learn about the symptoms of COVID-19, how to stay safe, and what to do if you get sick, visit CDC’s COVID-19 info page here

FreedomCare

FreedomCare

  • Feeling sick and need to speak with a doctor? Just tap on the Speak To a Doctor Now button on the home screen of the FreedomCare app to talk with a medical professional for free 24/7. If you do not have the app, click here to speak with a doctor:
  • Feeling down or stressed? If you would like a listening ear or emotional support, you can call a licensed therapist at 1-800-433-2320 or text a therapist at 503-980-1777. This is a free service for FreedomCare caregivers and anyone who lives with you.
  • View FreedomCare’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide for caregivers and patients here

Local Services

Community Services

State of Nevada DHHS

  • For health and family support in your area, view the list of local organizations and services recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services in the State of Nevada by clicking here

Non-Emergency Transportation (NET)

  • Eligible Medicaid recipients may receive Medicaid-covered transportation services for medically necessary bus tickets, delivery services, gas mileage reimbursements, and commercial airline services. For more information, click here

Nevada Legal Services

  • Nevada Legal Services helps low-income Nevadans find free legal services across the entire state. They work to establish fairness and strengthen communities. Find out more by clicking here

Nevada 211

  • Nevada 211 is a program brought to you by the Nevada DHHS. For help finding counselors, crisis hotlines, psychiatric medication, therapy, and more, click here

Food Assistance

State of Nevada DHHS

  • For food assistance in the State of Nevada, click here
  • For nutrition information and services for women, infants, and children, click here

National Hunger Hotline

Home Energy Assistance

NV Energy

  • For financial assistance with your energy bill, click here

Energy Assistance Program (EAP)

  • The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) assists low-income Nevadans with energy costs in their home. Applications for the EAP in 2021 will be accepted until June 30th, 2021. Find more information here

Weatherization Assistance Program

  • The Weatherization Assistance Program assists and provides energy conservation services to the homes and living spaces of families at or below 150% of the federal poverty income guidelines. Get more information here

Caregiver Support

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • If you or a family member is looking to purchase a handicap van or vehicle, or you need disability grants and assistance, visit The Mobility Resource
  • Nevada Assistive Technology Collaborative (NATC)
  • The Nevada Assistive Technology Collaborative (NATC) and Aging and Disability Services Division work to provide Assistive Technology (AT) to help people live more independently within their communities. For more information, click here

Alzheimer's and Dementia

Alzheimer’s Association

  • Connect with a live person at Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 for support: 800-272-3900
  • Connect with others who care for loved ones with Alzheimer's through free support groups, online message boards and forums, education programs, and blog posts by clicking here
  • As Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia progress, your patient’s behavior may change. Behavioral change can be hard to handle, but these informational pages may guide you through each stage of the disease. Learn more here

Autism

Autism Speaks

  • You can connect with a live person at Autism Speaks 9 am - 5 pm for support by calling 1-888-AUTISM2 (1-888-288-4762) or clicking here

Nevada 211 - Autism Support Services

  • Nevada 211 has several autism support programs that help people on the autism spectrum and their families. These may include daily living skills, assistance with medical bills, social and vocational skills, camps, and support groups. Learn more here

Cancer

American Cancer Society

  • Cancer Information Specialists are available 24/7 to answer your question about: 
    Specific cancers and coping with cancer
    Treatment options and side effects
    Medicines and pain control
    Clinical trials
    Prevention and screening
    Quitting tobacco
  • There are many local and national services available to cancer patients that the American Cancer Society can refer you to. These may include patient services, support groups, social services, medical equipment, wigs and prostheses, transportation, lodging, and financial programs. Call 1-800-227-2345 or click here

Cancer Support Community

  • Connect with English and Spanish speaking counselors and resource specialists available to chat with you and support you (M-F 9 am - 9 pm) by calling 1-888-793-9355 or visiting clicking here

Nevada Cancer Coalition

  • The Nevada Cancer Coalition has a services directory for patients with cancer trying to navigate the medical system in Nevada. Access this directory here

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

  • Connect with a live person at the American Diabetes Association (M-F, 8:30 am - 8 pm) for support by calling 1-800-DIABETES or clicking here
  • Check out stress-free recipes, prep tips, and shopping lists to make and enjoy making healthy food that tastes great at Diabetes Food Hub
  • For the Living with Type 2 Diabetes Program for patients and caregivers, click here

Nevada Diabetes Association

  • To find support services for patients with diabetes in Nevada, click here

Mental Health (Bipolar, Schizophrenia, and more)

SAMHSA

  • National Helpline (1-800-662-HELP (4357)) is a free, confidential, 24/7/365 treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for people and families facing mental or substance use disorders.
  • SAMHSA provides referrals to local treatment centers, support groups, and community organizations. Learn more here

Resources to Recover

  • For information on mental health support in Nevada and other state-wide services, click here

Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)

  • For a directory of clinical behavior services throughout the state of Nevada, click here

Suicide Prevention

  • For suicide prevention services, hotlines, and general information, please click here
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255