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Nevada Check Up (SCHIP)

Nevada Check Up is the state of Nevada's Children's Health Insurance Program. It provides low-cost, comprehensive health care coverage to low income, uninsured children 0-19 years of age who are not covered by private insurance or Medicaid.The Nevada Check Up …

Nevada Energy Assistance Program (EAP)

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) assists low-income Nevadans with the high cost of home energy. Funding is provided from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) block grant through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and from Un…

Nevada Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's…

Nevada Medicaid

Nevada Medicaid is health insurance that helps many people who can't afford medical care pay for some or all of their medical bills. This program is available only to certain low-income individuals and families in Nevada who fit into an eligibility group that is…

Nevada School Breakfast and Lunch Program

The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Similarly, the goal of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to protect the health and well-being of the nation's children by…

Nevada Special Milk Program

The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools and childcare institutions who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs. The program reimburses schools for the milk they serve.

Schools in the National School Lunch or School Br…

Nevada Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Nevada Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to…

Nevada Summer Food Service

The Nevada Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free nutritious meals and snacks that meet Federal nutrition guidelines are provided to all children 18…

Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The purpose of the Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is to provide the means to increase food purchasing power in order to raise the nutritional level among low-income households. The program is often the first line of defense against hunger for…

Nevada Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

The Nevada Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program is a federally funded block grant program through the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). It is designed to provide temporary assistance for needy families so dependent children may be cared…

Nevada Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Nevada's eligibility requirements.

Nevada Weatherization Assistance Program

The Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program was established in 1977 to assist low income persons reduce their utility bills by providing for various energy conservation measures. With the exception of multi-family buildings (five or more units per building)…

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