Human Services

We take care of our own! 

Carson City reaches out to those in need by providing a network of human services so important in making a community special.


Community Resources

Carson City Health & Human Services

To protect and improve the quality of life for our Community through disease prevention, education, and support services. 775-887-2190

Partnership Carson City

Carson City is not immune to the issues of gangs, drugs, alcohol abuse, and poverty and the effects these issues have on a community. An informed and involved community is the best response to effectively address these issues. 775-841-4730

Mental Health:

Carson City Mental Health Resources List

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 200 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices. Call or Text 988

Senior Services: 

Carson City Senior Center

Providing a home away from home for those who wish to socialize with others in their age group.  Warm meals are served daily.  775-883-0703

Meals on Wheels

Serving the homebound senior 775-883-0703

Nevada Aging & Disability Service Programs

Representing Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs. 775-687-4210

Nevada Rural Counties RSVP

Providing well-trained volunteers that assist seniors and others in need with lifesaving services. 775-687-4680


Austin’s House

Providing emergency shelter and compassionate care for children in Northern Nevada who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.  775-267-6711

Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada

The new facility offers a safe environment for kids whose parents are working. After school and all day during school breaks. 775-882-8820

CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates

Provides a voice for children within the court system. 775-882-6776

Food For Thought

Providing a nutritious bag of food to children for the weekend in sixteen local schools. 775-885-7770

Family Mentoring:

Capital City Circles Initiative 

A community-based program assisting families living in poverty achieve the goal of self-sufficiency through education and supportive friendships with "Allies"; middle-class members from the community.  775-883-6506

Community Chest, Inc.

Provide holistic solutions with the goal of building and sustaining strong families and communities. 775-847-9311

Community Counseling Center

Helps families and individuals with addiction problems. 775-882-3945

Ron Wood Family Resource Center

Offering a vast array of services that range from basic needs assistance to parenting classes and after school programs. 775-884-2269

Assistance for Women

Advocates to End Domestic Violence

Providing support and care of abused women and children. 775-883-7654


Serving women/girls impacted by sex trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual violence 775-434-7070

Medical Assistance

CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada

Providing Free Medical Resources for Nevadans in Need

775-829-2273 x101

Ross Medical Clinic a service of 

Friends in Service Helping FISH 

Medical clinic offering free services for chronic illness, high blood pressure, and prescriptions. For uninsured adults or those waiting for a Medicaid/Medicare appointment. 775-882-3474

Nevada Diabetes Association for Children and Adults

Improving the lives of people with diabetes through prevention, education and service.  775-856-3839

Relief for the Unhoused 

CPLC, Nevada, Inc

Providing the opportunity for low-income people to learn the skills and develop the resources necessary to become self-sufficient, offering a hand-up rather than a hand-out. 775-238-7280

Friends in Service Helping FISH

Providing Food, Instruction, Shelter, and Healthcare to community members in need, so that they may improve their self-sufficiency through life-changing experiences. 775-882-3474

Northern Nevada Dream Center

Bringing hope and relief to individuals and families in need by providing support and services that address hunger, poverty, homelessness, addiction, education and spiritual well-being. 775-443-4090

Salvation Army

Working to meet the needs of the whole person through short and long-term assistance - first alleviating the symptoms of poverty and then addressing the root issues that cause it.  775-887-9120

Spirit of Hope Inc.

Helping the homeless by providing them the housing they need. 775-461-3331

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Sharing help and hope with neighbors in need, along with material aid like food and clothing, housing, rent and utility assistance, and more. 775-882-1968 ext. 119

Animal Services:

Carson Tahoe SPCA

Works with local public animal shelter to spay and neuter dogs and cats while actively searching for their new home. 775-885-7766

CASI Carson Animal Services Initiative

Founded to raise money to help Carson City build and equip a safe animal shelter to help pets in need find loving homes. 775-671-2413

Feeding Pets of the Homeless

Providing pet food and emergency veterinary care to pets that belong to homeless people 775-841-7463 Ext. 102

Nevada Humane Society

Animal Services; Pet Services; Animal Rescue and Care; Pet Adoptions; Animal Help Desk; Low-cost Spay/Neuter Services 775-887-2171


List of Carson City Service Clubs and Organizations