Other Helpful Information

Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer 3201 S. Maryland Pkwy., Suite 600 Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-737-1919

Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer is a non-profit organization that assists families of children with cancer.

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada 1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-385-2662

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada provides infant and child services, immigration and migration services, residential services division, senior services, social services and thrift stores.

Jewish Family Services Agency 4794 S. Eastern Ave., Suite C Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-732-0304

Jewish Family Services Agency is a comprehensive social service agency committed to addressing the human service needs of children, adolescents and adults. Their primary services include counseling, food pantry, information and referral services, volunteer corps, Holocaust survivor’s assistance, The Chessed Fund, adoption services and Tzedakah emergency assistance.

Leukemia Lymphoma Society 3280 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite 342 Las Vegas, NV 89118 702-436-4220

Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Lutheran Social Services 800 N. Bruce St. Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-639-1730

Lutheran Social Services provides emergency food and services program. Low income/homeless individuals and families are encouraged to seek emergency and supportive services Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Emergency services include a food pantry, hygiene items, clothing closet and infant care items. Supportive services include rental assistance, employment support (NV State ID, health cards, TAM Cards and CAT bus passes), birth certificates for the homeless and Travelers Aid– P.A.T.H. Program (Police Assisting Travelers Home). Additionally, the program provides several seasonal services such as the Christmas gift program, backpacks for back-to-school and holiday food assistance.

Cancer Information Service (CIS) Nevada CIS Partnership Program: 10000 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 260 Las Vegas, NV 89135 702-821-0003 800-4-CANCER

Cancer Information Services is the foremost source for the latest and most accurate cancer information for patients and their families, the public and health professionals. To assist Nevadans in becoming active participants in their own health care, CIS plans and implements cancer education programs, develops and coordinates partnerships with organizations, participates in health communications research, promotes clinical trials and provides access to information provided by the National Cancer Institute.

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Nevada (OCAN) 2827 Utica Circle Las Vegas, NV 89146 702-796-0430

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Nevada was founded as a 501(c)(3) (non-profit) organization in 2000 by Crispin Morrison. OCAN’s twofold mission is to positively impact ovarian cancer survivorship in Nevada by heightening public and physician awareness of ovarian cancer’s early symptoms and risk factors and at OCAN’s monthly Support Group Meetings (or via our website: www.ocan.org), to provide positive peer support and information about latest treatment options to all persons affected by ovarian cancer.

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Southern Nevada Affiliate 4850 W. Flamingo Rd., Suite 27 Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-822-2324

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is dedicated to the service of women and men touched by breast cancer in Nevada. The Southern Nevada Affiliate was created to bring the Komen mission to life in Southern Nevada by offering helpful resources for patients and their families at a time when information and education are crucial.

Sunrise Hospital Oncology Program 3186 S. Maryland Pkwy. Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-731-8664

The Oncology Program at Sunrise Hospital is certified by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Special components of the program are: a dedicated inpatient oncology patient care unit, pediatric oncology patient care unit, oncology certified RN caregivers, comprehensive IV infusion center, on site cancer registry, ACR accredited diagnostic imaging, Da Vinci System Robotic Surgeries and gamma knife. Future planned program enhancements are a GYN Oncology program and support groups.

The Breast Center at Sunrise 3006 S. Maryland Pkwy. Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-784-7870

The Breast Center at Sunrise provides personalized nurse navigator, breast cancer education integrative therapies – yoga, Reiki, music therapy and meditation, nutrition, support group, lending library, women’s health boutique and lymphedema services.

Assistance

Home Repair Assistance

Rebuilding Together with Christmas In April 611 S. 9th St. Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-259-4900

Rebuilding Together with Christmas In April provides free home repair for elderly, disabled and families with young children on low incomes.

Insurance Assistance

Medicaid District Office – Medical 700 Belrose St. Las Vegas, NV 89107 702-486-1550 702-486-5000 Questions

Medicaid District Office provides medical assistance based on income guidelines. Applications are available through local welfare offices.

Nevada Health Centers, Inc. Martin Luther King Family Health Center 1700 Wheeler Peak Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89106 702-383-1961

Nevada Health Centers, Inc. North Las Vegas Family Health Center 2031 McDaniel St., Suite 210 North Las Vegas, NV 89030 702-214-5948

Nevada Health Centers, Inc. is a federally funded Community Health Center Program that operates 21 Medical Centers in Nevada. A sliding fee schedule is available, based on family income. Health Care services are provided to everyone regardless of race, creed or handicap and without regard for their ability to pay.