Government, Legal and Community Resources

Domestic Violence; Child Abuse and Neglect

Domestic Violence Victim's Assistance Project (DVVAP) (For residents of Northern Nye County/Tonopah)

DVVAP is a project of Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN) and provides free civil legal services for victims of domestic violence and abused and neglected children. The areas of services provided include divorce, child custody, guardianship, termination of parental rights, emergency assistance for hearings to modify or extend protection orders, crisis intervention and safety planning.

Contact Information
Physical Address:
904 N. Nevada Street, Suite B
Carson City, NV 89703
(Appointment Required)
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 365
Carson City, NV 89702
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (775) 883-8278, (toll free) 1-(866) 448-8276
Fax: (775) 883-7211
website: http://www.varn.org

C.A.A.W. T.P.O (Temporary Protection Order) Office

The T.P.O. office located in the courthouse in Reno, helps domestic violence victims throughout the State of Nevada by offering free forms for requesting protective orders from courts, answering questions about filling out the T.P.O. forms and provides assistance with referrals to other agencies that can help the victims with low-cost or free counseling, food, housing, legal and other emergency assistance.

Contact Information
Telephone: (775) 328-3468
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
website: www.washoecourts.com

No to Abuse - Pahrump

Domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy, assistance with court related documents and appointments, support groups, emergency shelter, sexual assault exams, mental health services, forensic interviewing and case management.

Contact Information
621 S. Blagg Road
Pahrump, NV 89048
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Telephone: (775) 751-1118
Email

No to Abuse - Tonopah
Multi-Service anger management for men and women, parenting skills

Contact Information
2 Frankee Street
P.O. Box 566
Tonopah, NV 89049
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Telephone: (775) 482-3016

Addiction Support

Narcotics Anonymous

Meetings 7 days a week. Call for schedule.

Contact Information
Oasis Outreach
1061 E. Second ST. #A
Pahrump, NV 89048
Telephone: (775) 727-7227
Email

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meetings the 1st Wednesday monthly at 6:30 p.m.

Contact Information
District 17
360 Lola Lane
Pahrump, NV 89041
Telephone Hotline and Information: (775) 513-7975; Espanol: (702) 387-8744

Gamblers Anonymous

Meetings every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. and Saturdays at 4:00 p.m.

Contact Information
1230 S. Loop Road
Pahrump, NV
Telephone: (775) 513-2646
Website: www.gamblersanonymous.org

Informational Reading on Addiction

The Science Behind Drug Abuse
Signs of Addiction and Drug Use

Maternity and Parenting Support

First Choice Pregnancy Center

Provides free pregnancy tests, baby and maternity clothes, emergency diapers and formula. Parenting, prenatal and life skills classes available.

Contact Information
1601 E. Basin Ave., Suite 303
Pahrump, NV 89060
Telephone: (775) 751-2229
Email
Website: www.pregnancypahrump.com

Senior Services

CARE Law Program

CARE Law provides free legal assistance to seniors with end of life planning, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney, and various other legal questions, in the rural counties of Nevada. To qualify, you must be at least 60 years of age.

Contact Information
Physical Address:
3303 Butti Way, Bldg. 1
Carson City, NV
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 628
Carson City, NV 89702
Hours: Varies
Telephone: (775) 687-4680, (800) 992-0900 ext. 4680
Fax: (775) 687-4494
Email
Website: www.nevadaruralrsvp.org

Elder Protective Services - Division of Aging Services

Provides long term care ombudsmanship and assistance to frail seniors, CHIPS program and elder protective services for persons at least 60 years of age experiencing abuse, neglect, or isolation.

Contact Information
1860 E. Sahara, Suite 103
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (702) 486-9545
Website: www.adsd.nv.gov

Amargosa Senior Center
Offers a nutrition program for seniors.

Contact Information
443 E. Desert Senior Lane
HCR 69 Box 428
Amargosa Valley, NV 89020
Hours: Monday through Thursday meals from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Breakfast is served from
9:00 a.m. to 10: a.m. on Fridays.
Telephone: (775) 372-5413
Email
Website: www.avseniors.org

Beatty Senior Center

Provides a location for seniors to gather and have fun, companionship and enjoy a healthy lunch. Provides information on area services including health care, transportation and food delivery.

Contact Information
150 A Avenue South
P.O. Box 453
Beatty, NV 89003
Telephone: (775) 553-2954

Pahrump Senior Center

Meals are served in the center and transportation is available to and from the Senior Center. Assists in arranging doctor's appointments in Pahrump and Las Vegas.

Contact Information
1370 W. Basin Road
Pahrump, NV 89060
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Telephone: (775) 727-5008

Tonopah Senior Center

Lunch is provided and delivered to those unable to come in.

Contact Information
1 Senior Center Drive
P.O. Box 392
Tonopah, NV 89049
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Telephone: (775) 482-6450

Alzheimer's Association - The Desert Southwest Chapter

Alzheimer's support group.

Contact Information
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
1651 E. Calvada Boulevard
Pahrump, NV 89048
Hours: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.

Veterans Services

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 15

Veterans help each other with transportation, offer food programs and clothing and motorized wheel chairs. Meetings are every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Call for times and location. The service office within Desert View Hospital at 360 S. Lola Lane in Pahrump offers assistance in filling out paperwork for obtaining veteran benefits on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Contact Information
P.O. Box 1852
Pahrump, NV 89041
Telephone: (775) 537-5051

Department of Veterans Services

Contact Information
1981 E. Calvada Boulevard, Suite 110
Pahrump, NV 89048
Hours: Tuesday's and Friday's, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Telephone: (775) 751-6372
Email

VA Clinic - Pahrump

Provides veteran services: medical care, laboratory, pharmacy, social working and psychiatrist.

Contact Information
2100 E. Calvada Boulevard
Pahrump, NV 89048
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Telephone: (775) 727-7535

A list of many other veteran resources can be found on the Town of Pahrump website.