COVID-19 Community resources & Mutual aid

Want to help your neighbors?

Download our blank mutual aid card here!

By downloading this card, I promise that I will take every precaution to ensure my neighbors’ well-being, including:

  • Washing my hands prior to delivering this card,
  • Staying six feet away, and
  • Leaving items on doorsteps.

Industry-Specific Guidance for Phase 1 Reopening from Nevada Health Response & Governor Steve Sisolak

External Resource Guides

Nevada Independent Resource Guide

Battle-Born Progress Nevada Resource Guide

This resource guide is extremely thorough and contains many of the resources we link to below, plus many more. It’s a great place to start.

Food Resources

Food Bank of Northern Nevada

Northern Nevada’s largest food bank, currently providing pantry foods across the region. They need volunteers and are currently working with Indivisible Northern Nevada (https://indivisiblennv.org/) to provide meals to families across the region.

Delivering with Dignity Reno-Sparks

Started by Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall, this service provides meal deliveries to the most vulnerable, especially at-risk seniors, in cooperation with local restaurants and businesses.

Shopping Angels

Free, safe volunteer grocery pickup and delivery services for seniors and other vulnerable groups. You can contact them at shoppingangelsnv@gmail.com.

Food Pantries in Washoe County

FBNN Kids’ Kafe Schedule (free meals for anyone ages 1-18)

Health Resources

Washoe County Health Department on COVID-19

NV Health Response

The Nevada Health Response Center will provide the latest information on Nevada’s response to COVID-19.

Unemployment

You can file an unemployment claim 24/7 at ui.nv.gov/css.html – the fastest way to file.

Starting tomorrow, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation’s call centers will have expanded hours (8 to 8 M-F) for those unable to file online. However, the JobConnect in-person centers will be closed. Use these phone numbers if you can’t file online:

North: (775) 684-0350
South: (702) 486-0350
Rural: (888) 890-8211

Rental assistance and other resources

https://www.washoecounty.us/hsa/resource_guide/housing_shelter/help_pay_rent.php

Click on this link to apply for: State Medical Assistance, The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) You can also apply for emergency food stamps (7 days).