Washoe Country School District

July 23, 2014

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Helpful Resources for Parents and Teens

WEBSITES for Parents and Teens

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS

POLICE --FIRE -- AMBULANCE
    Emergency services for accidents, fire and police assistance
911
CRISIS -- EMOTIONAL
    Referrel services for crisis situations
211
CRISIS CALL CENTER/SUICIDE CRISIS
    For any age in any crisis situation
784-8090
INCLINE CRISIS CALL CENTER
    For any age in any crisis situation in Incline
833-3241
SECRET WITNESS  (VIOLENCE & SUBSTANCE ABUSE)
    Anonymous reporting of crimes and suspects
329-6666
McGEE CENTER  (RUNAWAY SERVICES)
    Facility for runaways
856-4600
YOUTH CRISIS HOTLINE
    For youth in any crisis situation
623-2627


EMPLOYMENT & LEGAL SERVICES

WASHOE COUNTY LEGAL SERVICES
    Family law, domestic violence, housing, work, employment issues
329-2727
JOB CORP
    Vocational training center for young adults (16-24 yrs)
972-5627


FOOD & LODGING

GOSPEL MISSION
    Emergency Shelter 
323-0386
ST. VINCENT'S DINING ROOM
    Emergency dining services 
329-5363
SALVATION ARMY
     Referrals to agencies, emergency food and clothing
688-4563
FOOD BANK OF NORTHERN NEVADA
    Emergency Food services and distribution
331-3663


TRANSPORTATION

CITIFARE 
    Local bus transportation services 
348-7433


HEALTH SERVICES

CARE CHEST
    Antibiotic prescriptions, medical equipment and supplies (all free of charge)
829-2273
TEEN HEALTH MALL
    Washoe County Health Dept screening/testing services for teens
328-2470
NEVADA HISPANIC SERVICES 
    Program for Substance abuse, Risky behaviors, HIV, STD, Gang Prevention
826-1818
PFFLAG 
    For parents, family members, friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to get support, receive educational materials
358-4874
RENO/SPARKS TRIBAL HEALTH
    Clinic services for Native Americans
329-5162
WASHOE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Clinic services, Birth/Death records, Emergency Health, STD/Family Planning
328-2400
WCSD DIVERSITY OFFICE
    School district office for students and parents
325-2071
WCSD S.H.A.R.E. OFFICE
    School district office for students and parents
850-8026
WCSD SPANISH LIAISON (ESPANOL)
    School district office for students and parents
348-3850


ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE

ALATEEN/ALANON 
    Meeting schedules for pre-teen (8-12) and teen (13-20) support groups
 
ALCOHOLIC'S ANONYMOUS 
    Support groups for individuals with alcohol abuse issues
355-1151
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
    Support groups for individuals with drug abuse issues
322-4811
SMOKING CESSATION LUNG ASSOCIATION
    Services for individuals who smoke and want to quit 
829-5864
SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELPLINE
    For any age, confidential 
825-HELP
WCSD SUBSTANCE ABUSE OFFICE
    School district office for students and parents
850-8016


CHILD ABUSE SERVICES

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES
    Washoe County—students usually go through their school counselors.  Some students call regarding concern for a friend.       
328-2300


COUNSELING

SAGEWIND TREATMENT CENTER
    Treatment Center for Substance Abuse 13-17 year olds (Residential & Outpatient)
954-1400
CHILDREN'S CABINET
    Facility for all aspects of family/youth issues and workshops (individual-group-family counseling)
856-6200
COMMITTEE TO AID ABUSED WOMEN (CAAW)
    Hotline for any age, residential shelter 18 years and older       
329-4150
FAMILY COUNSELING SERVICES 
    Sexual abuse groups (teen girls) free.  Drug & Alcohol services, Anger Management Groups, Individual and Family Counseling
329-0623
QUEST COUNSELING
    Specializing in Adolescent treatment and Substance Abuse Intervention Solutions 
786-6880
ROBISON HOUSE
    Counseling services for children and adults on a variety of topics 
355-7722
SEXUAL ASSAULT TEAM-RENO/CARSON CITY
    Provides services to victims of domestic violence/sexual assault 
784-8090
WCSD COUNSELING OFFICE
    School district office for students and parents 
333-6116 or 333-6113

Call WCSD for more referrals
CALL YOUR FAMILY PHYSICIAN FOR ASSISTANCE



 


PREGNANCY/BIRTH CONTROL/STD

AIDS HOTLINE
    CDC information about health issues in the media, STI's, diseases

1-800-342-2437
SPANISH SERVICES FOR AIDS HOTLINE
    Spanish CDC information about health issues 
1-800-344-7432
HEARING IMPAIRED AIDS HOTLINE
    CDC information for the hearing impaired
1-800-243-7889
CASA DE VIDA
    Provides housing, food, education, clothing for pregnant women
329-1070
CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SERV. OF NV
    St. Vincent programs with dining room, food pantry, and emergency assistance
322-7073
CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER
    Provides free pregnancy tests, referrals for assistance (adoption-medical-housing)
826-5144
LDS SOCIAL SERVICES
    Pregnancy counseling, adoption services, family relationships
1-800-537-2229
NEVADA AIDS FOUNDATION
    Provides housing assistance, support and advocacy for those with HIV/AIDS
329-2437
PLANNED PARENTHOOD
     Provides education in family planning  
688-5555
SAFE HAVEN 
    A safe and non-threatening service for parents to give up a newborn
328-2300
STD HOTLINE 
    For any age, confidential
1-800-227-8922
WASHOE PREGNANCY CENTER
    Clinic for pregnant women needing assistance
982-5640
WCSD CYESIS-WASHOE HIGH SCHOOL
    Program for pregnant students in the school district
333-5150