Washoe County School District

Every Child, By Name and Face, to Graduation

Emergency Resources

  •  Please contact your school counselor if you are unable to find a necessary resource
    Click here to find your child's counselor

    Support for Grieving Students

    Community Resource & Referral List

    Youth Mental Health Resourses

    Need Help-Crisis Support Services

    Safe and Healthy Schools Tool Kit

    Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers


    Helping Youth and Students Cope with Scary News and Tragedy  


    Death Grief Loss Resources

    Grief Loss Resources


    Crisis Support Services of Nevada

    900 N Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89557 (775) 784-8090;

    1-800-273-8255  (24 hour crisis line)
    1-800-273-8255 Or Text- #839863 and the message word “Care" (24 hour crisis line)

    • Statewide resource directory; sexual assault and suicide prevention; rape crisis center; after-hours child and elder abuse reporting; survivors support groups; grief counseling referrals.


    NEVADA 2-1-1

    • Nevada 2-1-1 is Nevada's most comprehensive, free connection to critical health and human services. Information about local community services is available in a single statewide location that can be accessed via voice, text, and online.


    Washoe County Human Services Agency

    350 S. Center St., Reno, NV 89502

    •    Reporting Office: (775) 785-8600; Reports/Investigations of child abuse or neglect.


    Teen Mental Health Resource Flyer

    Children's Cabinet

    3740 Lakeside Drive 1090 South Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502 (775)856-6200

    • Since 1985, The Children's Cabinet's mission has been to keep children safe and families together by providing services and resources that address unmet needs through a unique and effective cooperative effort between the private sector and public agencies in Nevada.


    Community Health Alliance

    1055 South Wells Avenue Reno, NV 89502 Phone: (775) 329-6300



    Compassionate Friends

    1535 Medical Parkway (775) 750-7005

    • Non-profit. Parent and sibling grief support group for families who have lost a child (of any age). Reno Group: Second Monday of each month from 7pm-830 pm; St. John’s Presbyterian Church of Reno Music Room, 1070 West Plumb Lane Carson Group: Last Tuesday of each month from 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center, Contact Delores at (775) 883-4415 for more information


    Downing Counseling Clinic

    UNR Education Bldg. Room 3007; (775) 682-5516, Mon-Thurs 10-7, Fri 10-5

    • Individual counseling, couples counseling, family counseling, play therapy, consultation, referrals, sliding fee scale for services; adults; children ages three and up; no Medicaid or Medicare.

    Family Behavioral Health

    2105 Capurro Wy #260, Sparks, NV 89431 (775) 378-2775, Fax (775) 622-3979

    • Services include Assessments, Therapy, Basic Skills Training and Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR), Peer Support, and Crisis Intervention Services. Services are outpatient and provided in the recipients natural environment (home, kinship care, foster care), and in the community (school, after school program etc.)Medicaid Fee-For-Service (FFS) Only- At no cost to the family.


    Family Counseling and Payee Service of N. Nevada

    1475 Terminal Way, Suite B, Reno, NV  89502

    • Marriage, family counseling, substance abuse, sexual abuse, Medicare, Medicaid, insurance, sliding fee scale


    Great Basin Behavioral Health

    1325 Airmotive Way, Ste 100, Reno, NV 89502 (775) 453-4143



    Northern NV HOPES

    580 West 5th St, Reno NV  (775) 786-4673


    • Northern Nevada HOPES is a nonprofit community health center in downtown Reno, NV that offers integrated medical care and wellness services. We welcome patients, wherever they are in life, and provide them with compassionate, high-quality healthcare

    Quest Counseling

    Substance Use & Abuse Support & Counseling

    6110 Plumas St., Reno NV, 89519 Phone: (775)786-6880 Fax: (775)786-6899



    Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital

    6940 Sierra Center Parkway Reno, NV 89511 Phone: (877) 787-8518




    Renown Behavioral Health Intensive Outpatient Program (Adults Only)

    850 Mill St. Suite 301, Reno, NV 89502; (775) 982-5318

    Counseling Services:

    15 McCabe Drive Suite 200, Reno, NV 89502; (775)982-2856.

    • Outpatient, partial hospitalization, adults, adolescents, chemical dependency/ psychiatric services, medication management, psychological testing, Medicare, Medicaid, insurance, free assessments, medication management, individual or family therapy, issue-specific group counseling.

    Suicide Abuse Prevention and Intervention Resources


    True North Treatment Center

    Counseling & Intensive Outpatient Services

    180 Country Estates Cir Reno, NV 89511 (775) 870-5027 office



    Zephyr Wellness

    Multiple Locations Phone775.525.1616



    UNR Community Services Referrals

    University of Nevada, Reno;  (775)784-4648





    **Call 911 in case of emergency**


    Reno Police

    455 E 2nd Street, Reno, NV

    • Sub Station --Non-emergency Dispatch: (775) 334-2677 (Cops) 
    • Main Station; (775) 334-2175
    • Neil Road Substation: 3905 Neil Road, Reno NV; (775) 334-2550
    • Citi Center Substation: 333 N Center Street, Reno, NV; (775) 689-2960


    Sparks Police Department

    1701 E. Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434

    • Non-emergency dispatch (775) 353-2231, 


    Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

    911 Parr Blvd., Reno, NV 89512

    • (775) 328-3001 (Office)
    • (775) 785-4629 Non-emergency dispatch

    2019 Community Resource Guide