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NEVADA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND DISASTER RESPONSE

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PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU CONTACT US:

DISCLAIMER

Homeless To Independence Inc. is an All-Volunteer, Faith-Based, 501©3 non-profit organization. We do NOT receive any grant funding what-so-ever to pay bills for anyone in any situation. We do not give away money. We do not give out loans against any items for money.

This ministry is supported with generous financial donations that are used to help keep us functioning. Our purpose is to help supply individuals and families with personal needs such as food, toiletries, clothing, household items, furniture and baby/adult diapers/wipes both locally and to areas effected by disasters . At this time, we do not offer any shelter or transitional housing services. Again, we DO NOT pay any bills. We DO NOT pay any rents or mortgages.

If you are actually homeless, or about to be homeless or need emergency assistance of any kind, you can:

1. DIAL “211” from a:

a. Land line telephone. Tell the receiver your situation and what you need. They will give you information specific for the physical location you are currently at plus any referrals you may need. They have the most up to the minute information for your specific area. Dialing “211” will get you help and much more info than this office can provide. Homeless to Independence wants you to have all the information you need to get through the situation you are in.

b. Cell Telephone – This will ONLY bring you to the correct information center in the area code within the very same City/Town in the County & State you purchased/acquired your cell telephone in!

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not have a land-line telephone or cell telephone, go to your local police department, library, or house of worship and ask to use their land-line telephone. They may even make the call on your behalf.

2. Use the internet and go to: http://www.211.org/

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For those of you looking for employment through-out the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, simply send me an email to:
HTI EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE 05-14

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Homeless To Independence Inc. is not responsible for misprints or cancellations of events by the event holders, landlord and/or their agent, or ourselves. Homeless to Independence Inc. also reserves the right to “NOT” offer services to people and/or persons that are rude, unpleasant, and untruthful in any way shape or form, belligerent and the like.

OCCASIONALLY, THERE WILL BE ARTICLES BY OTHER WRITERS. HOMELESS TO INDEPENDENCE MAY NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THEIR VIEWPOINTS, BUT WE DO RESPECT THEM. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!

OFFICE CONTACT INFO:

THE VERY BEST WAY TO CONTACT ME IS TO SEND ME AN EMAIL: ANN@HOMELESSTOINDEPENDENCE.ORG

OFFICE NUMBER IS: 1-732-264-7500

Please note that our office does have very limited volunteer staff and if we are one telephone line we cannot answer the other line. There is simply not enough time in the day to answer and/or return each and every telephone call.

IF YOU ARE ASKING FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, NO ONE WILL CONTACT YOU BACK.

THANK YOU!!!

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL DISASTER RELATED MATERIALS ARE NOW LOCATED ON OUR “NEVADA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND DISASTER RESPONSE” PAGE!

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NEVADA FESTIVALS AND FUN TIMES:

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EMV 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know About The Switch to Chip Card Technology

Free Webinar, Wednesday, October 14, 2015
11:00 AM Pacific Time

Did you know that an important shift is occurring with card payment technology that might impact your business? Keeping up with the newest, most secure card payment technology is very important for small business owners. That’s why SBA has teamed up with Square to help small businesses navigate the upcoming transition from magnetic stripe to chip card technology (also known as “EMV” – for Europay, MasterCard, & Visa).

Please join SBA and Square for a free webinar presentation: “EMV 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know About the Switch to Chip Card Technology”.

Participants will learn:

What the transition to EMV chip card technology means for small businesses
What EMV chip card technology is and why it’s more secure
What the new fraud liability rules that took effect October 1st mean for merchants

Register here: EMVWebinar

Co-sponsorship Authorization # 15-2050-102. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Date: 9/29/15 Judith Hepburn judith.hepburn@sba.gov

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Nevada School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Managing Agency Nevada Department of Education http://www.doe.nv.gov

Program Description
The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious breakfast to students each day. Similarly, the goal of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to protect the health and well-being of the nation’s children by providing nutritious school meals every day. NSLP provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious school lunch. Schools receive Federal funds for each breakfast and lunch served, provided that the meal meets established nutrition standards.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada and a parent or primary caregiver responsible for a child(ren) who attends school (high school or under).

In order to qualify, you also must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $21,257
2 $28,694
3 $36,131
4 $43,568
5 $51,005
6 $58,442
7 $65,879
8 $73,316
*For households with more than eight people, add $7,437 per additional person.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information
Visit the website at: http://doe.nv.gov/NSLP.htm
Or visit: http://www.nv.gov/

Updated 11-07-13

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Nevada Special Milk Program
Managing Agency Nevada Department of Education http://www.doe.nv.gov

Program Description
The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, childcare institutions and eligible camps that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools that participate in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs, can participate in the Special Milk Program for half-day kindergarten and pre-kindergarten children who do not have access to a school meals program. The program reimburses schools and institutions for the milk they serve.

General Program Requirements
Any child in a school or institution that participates in the Special Milk Program can get milk. Schools may elect to offer free milk to low-income children. In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada.

In order to qualify, you also must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $21,257
2 $28,694
3 $36,131
4 $43,568
5 $51,005
6 $58,442
7 $65,879
8 $73,316
*For households with more than eight people, add $7,437 per additional person.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
To apply for the Special Milk program, directly contact your child’s school, camp, or child care institution to find out if it participates in the Special Milk Program.

The Federal agency Child Nutrition Programs manages this program and provides state contact information here:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Contacts/StateDirectory.htm

Additionally, your state education agency can also provide you with more information about the program:
http://www.doe.nv.gov/Special_Milk_Program/

Program Contact Information
You may also contact your local school district if you have other inquiries regarding the program: http://www.doe.nv.gov/Special_Milk_Program/

Updated 09-03-13

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Nevada Summer Food Service
Managing Agency Nevada Department of Education http://www.doe.nv.gov

Program Description
The Nevada Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a Federally assisted meal program that provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need throughout the summer months when they are out of school. Sponsors provide free meals to a group of children at a central site, such as a school, park, low-income housing complex, community center, or camp. They receive cash subsidies from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for each meal and snack they serve and for their documented administrative and operating costs. Sponsors may also receive donated commodities from the USDA.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada.

In order to qualify, you also must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $21,257
2 $28,694
3 $36,131
4 $43,568
5 $51,005
6 $58,442
7 $65,879
8 $73,316
*For households with more than eight people, add $7,437 per additional person.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
To apply for the Summer Food Service program, contact the site nearest you:
http://www.doe.nv.gov/Summer_Food_Program/

Program Contact Information
To learn more about the program, please visit the Nevada Office of Children Nutrition and Health website: http://www.doe.nv.gov/Summer_Food_Program/

Updated 08-08-13

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Nevada Energy Assistance Program (EAP)
Managing Agency Nevada http://www.nv.gov

Program Description
The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) assists low-income Nevadans with the high cost of home energy. Funding is provided from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) block grant through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and from Universal Energy Charge (UEC) monies distributed through the Nevada Fund for Energy Assistance and Conservation.

There are two emergency assistance programs provided by the Energy Assistance Program (EAP); Crisis Intervention and Fast-Track. Both are available year round. A household determined eligible under either emergency program would receive a benefit based on their gross income and annual energy usage.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada and you must need financial assistance for home energy costs.

In order to qualify, you also must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $16,755
2 $22,695
3 $28,635
4 $34,575
5 $40,515
6 $46,455
7 $52,395
8 $58,335
*For households with more than eight people, add $5,940 per additional person.

A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or certain needs-tested Veterans benefits may be automatically eligible.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
To apply for this program, please contact the local administering agency near you:
https://dwss.nv.gov/

Program Contact Information
Please visit the Nevada EAP web site for more information: https://dwss.nv.gov/
Or call toll-free: 1-800-992-0900 x4420

Updated 03-11-13

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Nevada Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
Managing Agency Nevada http://www.nv.gov

Program Description
The Nevada Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program is a Federally funded block grant program through the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). It is designed to provide temporary assistance for needy families so dependent children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relative caretakers. TANF furnishes financial, medical and support services such as child care, transportation and other supports for families that are not employed, underemployed or unable to work. Federal law allows a five-year lifetime limit.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada, either pregnant or responsible for a child under 19 years of age, a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident, have low or very low income, and be either under-employed (working for very low wages), unemployed or about to become unemployed.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
You can go to your local welfare office to pick/file an application or you may request an application be mailed to you. The application may be mailed, dropped off or faxed and may be used to apply for any and all programs listed on the form. If you reside on a Nevada Indian Reservation or Colony you may also check with the Tribal Social Service Office or Health Clinics for application information.

To contact your local welfare office, please visit:
https://dwss.nv.gov/

Application forms can also be found online:
https://dwss.nv.gov/

Program Contact Information
To learn more about Nevada TANF please visit: https://dwss.nv.gov/

Updated 12-03-12

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Nevada Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Managing Agency Nevada http://www.nv.gov

Program Description
The Nevada Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five who are determined to be at nutritional risk. To be fully eligible for the WIC Program, applicants must be determined by a health professional, at no cost, to be at nutritional risk (i.e., have certain medical-based or diet-based risk conditions).

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada; a pregnant, breastfeeding and/or postpartum woman; an infant or child up to 5 years of age; and individually determined by a health professional to be at nutrition risk.

In order to qualify, you must also have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $20,665
2 $27,991
3 $35,317
4 $42,643
5 $49,969
6 $57,295
7 $64,621
8 $71,947
*For households with more than eight people, add $7,326 per additional person.

A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), automatically meets the income eligibility requirement.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you:
http://health.nv.gov/WIC_Locations.htm

Program Contact Information
For more information on Nevada WIC, please visit the Nevada State Health Division office at: http://health.nv.gov/WIC.htm
Please see the following website for the income standard or maximum income limit for WIC eligibility:
http://health.mo.gov/living/families/wic/index.php
If you have questions about the WIC program call the Nevada State Health Division toll-free at: 1-800-863-8942

Updated 10-17-12

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Nevada Weatherization Assistance Program
Managing Agency Nevada http://www.nv.gov

Program Description
The Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program was established in 1977 to assist low income persons reduce their utility bills by providing for various energy conservation measures. With the exception of multi-family buildings (five or more units per building) assistance is provided free of charge and no liens or financial obligations are placed on individuals receiving assistance.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $12,287
2 $16,643
3 $20,999
4 $25,355
5 $29,711
6 $34,067
7 $38,423
8 $42,779
*For households with more than eight people, add $4,356 per additional person.

If you receive Supplemental Security Income or Aid to Families with Dependent Children, you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization services.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
To apply for this program, please contact your local administering agency at the following location:
http://www.nvhousing.state.nv.us/weatherization/service%20providers.htm

Program Contact Information
For more information on the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program please visit: http://www.nvhousing.state.nv.us/weatherization/weatherization%20index.htm

To speak with a customer service representative about the program, you can also call the Nevada Housing Division in the Southern Nevada office at: 702-486-7220
Or in the Northern Nevada office at: 775-687-4258

Updated 06-12-12

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Nevada Check Up (SCHIP)
Managing Agency Nevada http://www.nv.gov

Program Description
Nevada Check Up is the state of Nevada’s Children’s Health Insurance Program. It provides low-cost, comprehensive health care coverage to low income, uninsured children 0-19 years of age who are not covered by private insurance or Medicaid.

The Nevada Check Up program does not require the participants to pay co-payments for any services provided. The program does, however, charge quarterly premiums to the family. The premium is determined by family size and income.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Nevada, under 19 years of age, not covered by health insurance within the past six months (including Medicaid), and a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident.

In order to qualify, you must also have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $22,340
2 $30,260
3 $38,180
4 $46,100
5 $54,020
6 $61,940
7 $69,860
8 $77,780
*For households with more than eight people, add $7,920 per additional person.

Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state’s program information for details.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
You may apply for this program online at the following website:
https://nevadacheckup.nv.gov/SecureOnlineAppEnglish.htm

Program Contact Information
For information about low cost medical insurance for children, call the toll-free number: 1-800-360-6044

Updated 05-06-12

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NATRC provides a range of services related to assistive technology including outreach, public awareness and collaboration to increase the participation and inclusion of individuals in the community regardless of their disability. Also has an AT loan library.

For more information visit https://www.disability.gov/state/nevada/technology.

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Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Managing Agency Nevada
http://www.nv.gov

Program Description
The purpose of the Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is to provide the means to increase food purchasing
power in order to raise the nutritional level among low-income households. The program is often the first line of defense against
hunger for many Nevada families.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada and fall into one of two groups: (1) those
with a current bank balance (savings and checking combined) under $2,001, or (2) those with a current bank balance (savings and
checking combined) under $3,001 who share their household with a person or persons age 60 and over, or with a person with a
disability (a child, your spouse, a parent, or yourself). For either group, you must also have an annual household income of less than
$14,079 if one person lives in the household; $18,941 if two people live in the household; $23,803 if three people live in the household;
$28,665 if four people live in the household; $33,527 if five people live in the household; $38,389 if six people live in the household;
$43,251 if seven people live in the household; or $48,113 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $4,862 for
each additional person in the home.

Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process
The SNAP application can be found at the following location:
https://dwss.nv.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=86&Itemid=236

To apply for this program, fill out the application and make an appointment to speak with a representative at your local county office:
https://dwss.nv.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=122&Itemid=319

Program Contact Information
USDA, Food and Drug Administration, Food and Nutrition Service pre-screening tool:

http://www.snap-step1.usda.gov/fns/

Mail correspondence related to Nevada SNAP can be sent to:
DHR-Welfare Division
1470 East College Parkway
Carson City, Nevada 89706

To learn more information about Nevada SNAP, please visit:

http://dwss.nv.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=84&Itemid=234

Residents can reach the Nevada Department of Human Resources (DHR)-Welfare Division by phone at:

775-684-0500

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Program Description
The Head Start program (for children ages 3-5) and Early Head Start program (for pregnant women, infants, and toddlers) promote
school readiness for children in low-income families by providing comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, and social services.
Parents play a large role in the programs, both as primary educators of their children and as participants in administering the
programs locally. Both programs provide pre-literacy and literacy experiences in a multi-cultural environment. Parents are also
provided social services, including assistance with childcare. Services are also available to migrant and seasonal farm worker
families.
General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Nevada, you must be a parent or primary caregiver
responsible for a child who is too young for public school and your household’s annual income before taxes must not exceed $10,830
if one person lives in the household; $14,570 if two people live in the household; $18,310 if three people live in the household; $22,050
if four people live in the household; $25,790 if five people live in the household; $29,530 if six people live in the household; $33,270 if
seven people live in the household; $37,010 if eight people live in the household; and $40,750 if more than eight people live in the
household. For larger households, add $3,740 for each additional person in the home.

If you do not meet these criteria, you may still qualify if you are a U.S. national, citizen or permanent resident whose financial status
is low income or very low income, who is under-employed, unemployed or about to become unemployed, facing pregnancy, less than
19 years of age yourself, or the parent or primary caregiver for children under the age of 19 years. Other qualifications may apply.

Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application Process
The Head Start Locator provides a searchable database of Head Start programs. To apply for this program please visit the following
website, which will direct you to the Head Start office nearest to you:
http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/HeadStartOffices

Program Contact Information
You can visit the Nevada Head Start-State Collaboration Office at:
http://dhhs.nv.gov/HeadStart.htm

For more information on the Head Start program or to locate a Head Start provider in your area, please visit:
http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/HeadStartOffices

You may also contact the Nevada Department of Human Resources Welfare Division by calling at:
775-684-0500

Or send an email to:
welfare@welfare.state.nv.us

Managing Agency
Nevada
http://www.nv.gov

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