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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:  esmith@nvoto.org

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

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
            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
            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
            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

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.

101 Radar Road, P.O. Box 153 Tonopah, Nevada 89049 Ph: (775) 482-8191