Fallon, Nevada 89406
C.A.R.T. provides two types of service, which are listed below:
To plan your C.A.R.T. ride, just call our friendly dispatchers at 428-2988 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to set a ride.
Rides are on a first-come first-served basis with senior riders (60 & over) having preference. Rides can be booked anywhere from the day before to 14 days in advance. Buses operate from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Discounted general rider ticket books can be purchased from the driver with advanced notice or at the C.A.R.T. office at 310 E. Court Street in the Senior Center building. You may also order a book from the dispatcher when you schedule a ride.
Rides are $3.00 per ride for a general rider and a suggested donation of $2.00 for persons age 60 and over. Our drivers do not carry change.
Our buses are A.D.A. compliant. C.A.R.T. is open to all residents. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.
Our goal is to provide transportation for local residents of Churchill County within the C.A.R.T. service area, on County maintained roads. C.A.R.T. reserves the right to make changes at any time.
Give us a try – you won’t be disappointed!
You can use C.A.R.T. for:
Access to Work
Senior Citizen Transportation
And much more
C.A.R.T. Service Areas
Northwest Coverage Area: Workman Road to the north Carr Lane/Bench Road to the west.
Northeast Coverage Area: Tarzyn Road to the north Perazzo Lane to the east.
Southwest Coverage Area: Norcutt Road to the south Sheckler Cut-Off to the east.
Southeast Coverage Area: Norcutt Road to the south Perazzo Lane to the east.
For safety reasons, the C.A.R.T. service is only available to residents on county-maintained roads.
Dispatchers are available: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Call 428-2988 to schedule your ride. Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fallon, Nevada 89406
WHAT IS A CASA ?
A CASA is a well-trained individual who can devote the time necessary to listen to the child, investigate their concerns and situation and develop feasible options for the Court to consider that represent the best interest of the child. They are not tethered to an overburdened caseload and they are not responsible for focusing on the entire family. They are not responsible for providing appropriate legal representation but rather mentorship and support. To be clear, a CASA is not designed to be an adversary to the social worker or the attorney, but rather is an important member of the team whose ultimate goal is the best interest of that child.
CASAs stand up for abused, and neglected children as they travel through the Court system; in short they are the voice of the child. In an overburdened system where children risk slipping through the cracks, the CASA’s sole goal is to see that the child’s best interests are served.
What are the requirements for becoming a CASA?
A CASA must be over the age of 21. They must successfully pass a criminal background investigation and submit to and receive a clear CANS (a system that contains information on reported cases of Child Abuse) report. They must provide at least three references that are not relatives. They must submit to a thorough interview and are screened closely for objectivity, competence and commitment. We are requiring a two year commitment for all our CASAs (that is the normal time frame for a case). Once they have passed the screening process they must attend and successfully complete the training program (approximately 40 hours). Only after completing the training are they sworn in as a CASA.
How much time does it require?
Each case is different however, normally, a CASA will initially spend about ten to fifteen hours doing research and conducting interviews prior to the first court appearance (normally 30 days after being assigned the case) and another few hours writing a court report and developing recommendations. The more complicated the case, the more time. During this initial period, the CASA must be available to attend the court hearings. Once the initial case is heard, the CASA will work about 10 hours a month monitoring the case, meeting with DCFS, the school, the parents and most importantly the child.
The Churchill County Kid’s Kloset is a regional resource for the Division of Child and Family Services and the Churchill County CASA Program to use in the event that a youth in DCFS custody requires clothing (emergency or otherwise), shoes, personal hygiene items and school supplies that cannot be obtained by any other means but are necessary for their comfort, improvement of quality of life, safety, health or simply something to make their lives easier. The Kid’s Kloset is always in need of donations of new or very gently used items. Contact the Churchill County CASA office at 423-6088 ext 263 to donate new clothing/shoes or to see if you qualify for help.
Carson City, NV
Who We Are
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need of assistance in dealing with mental health.
What We Do
We educate. Offered in thousands of communities across America through our NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need about mental health, mental illness, crisis and support.
We advocate. NAMI shapes the national public policy landscape for people with mental illness and their families and provides grassroots volunteer leaders with the tools, resources and skills necessary to save mental health in all states.
We listen. Our toll-free NAMI HelpLine allows us to respond personally to hundreds of thousands of requests each year, providing free referral, information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many.
We lead. Public awareness events and activities, including Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), NAMIWalks and other efforts, successfully combat stigma and encourage understanding. NAMI works with reporters on a daily basis to make sure our country understands how important mental health is.
Fallon, Nevada 89406
Fallon Daily Bread
Volunteers from Epworth, and the community as a whole, prepare and serve a hot meal to anyone that walks through the door each Monday and Thursday night between 5:30pm and 6:30pm. An average of 100 people come to eat this meal. Often the patrons are seniors or families trying to stretch their monthly budget. Others come for the companionship or because they live in circumstances that won’t allow for home cooking. The only requirement to receive a meal is to show up. Although Fallon Daily Bread is a ministry of Epworth, support for this work is received through donations of time, food, and money from many individuals, church groups, and service organizations in our community. If you would like to volunteer please contact Kathy Fraker at 867-3095. Food donations can be arranged by calling Ron Evans at 427-6648.
Fallon, Nevada 89406
New Frontier Treatment Center
- 24 hour emergency number (775) 427-4040
- Drug & Alcohol treatment (775) 423-1412
- 28 bed program
- Mental health issues
- Co-occurring disorders
- Issues uncomfortable seeking help for
- Treat Children, Youth, and Families
- Child welfare cases
- Residential gambling program
- Federals funds, state funds, grants, donations
- Primary health, mental health, and substance abuse health
- Medication Management
- 24/7 food pantry – emergency (775) 427-4040
- Infant and toddler supplies
- Thursday Adolescent Group – 12-17 years of age – Free of charge
- Emergency hot meals
- Family communication drug/violence program
- Partner with DCFS and the Police Department to adopt a family at Christmas
- Screenings for Alcohol Awareness Week (April) at CCHS and CCJH
- Limited money for transportation
- Grant for school clothing and shoes
- Bi-lingual services
- “Rooms for Ruth”
Reno, Nevada 89502
- (775) 856-1000
- Fire, flood, hazardous materials, weather events – emergency
- Money for clothing replacement (only if clothing is not salvageable)
- Food (if client placed in motel)
- Lodging 2 nights (3 if weekend or holiday)
- Emergency prescriptions (if needed immediately)
- Mental health counselors (on-call if needed)
- Referrals to thrift stores
- Help with replacement of eye glasses, bedding and linens, and 1st month’s rent if deemed necessary by a Red Cross caseworker
- Will help even if insured – help is free
- Health and safety classes – fee based
Fernley, Nevada 89408
Access to Health Care
- Call center screening
- Non-profit medical discount program
- Federal poverty level 100-250%
- Provide services to those who fall in gaps
- Pay to participate – membership fee – Family – $770/yr
- Screen to determine if other agencies can help
- Ryan White program to help those with HIV/AIDS
- Women’s health – 40 years +
- Grants and independent funding
- Pregnancy program – flat fee – $2,000 (Estimate) – pre-natal and delivery
- Grants to help with screenings – cancer
- Dental/Vision program
- Phone enrollments for rural residents
- Require proof of income or letter from employer, utility bill, picture ID
- Ship – Medicare counseling
- NV checkup applications
A trusted Nevada non-profit organization
Access to Healthcare Network (AHN) is a non-profit providing over 200,000 Nevadans with access to healthcare services annually. Since 2006, AHN has been developing services that help individuals, families, and organizations manage healthcare effectively and affordably.¡Hablamos Español!
Please visit our ‘Services for Individuals and Families’ page by clicking here to learn more about how we can get you access to health.
Examples of programs we offer are:
– Not everyone will qualify for ObamaCare, which is why AHN offers a Medical Discount Program. This program is not insurance, it’s assurance. . . to assure that uninsured and under-insured individuals and families get access to medical treatment at a greatly reduced price. It is the only program of its kind licensed with the State of Nevada Division of Insurance. This is also a great healthcare resource for undocumented immigrants.
AHN also offers programs like Women’s Health Connection, the Nevada Colorectal Cancer Control Program, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part B Program, the Aging and Disability Resource Center, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) (both of which provide Medicare info and counseling). To those who qualify, these programs offer free preventive care, like mammograms and colon cancer screenings, as well as provide financial help and access to other health resources in Nevada.
Please call 1-877-385-2345 (toll free) if you or someone in your family is in need of one of these programs.
952 S. Maine St.
Fallon, Nevada 89406
Aging and Disability Resource Center – Nevada’s Care Connection
The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) in the State of Nevada, Department of Health and Human Services, represents Nevada’s elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs.
The Aging and Disability Services Division offers the following types of programs:
Fallon, Nevada 89406
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization with great political influence perpetuated by its grass-roots involvement in the legislation process from local districts to Capitol Hill. Legionnaires’ sense of obligation to community, state and nation drives an honest advocacy for veterans in Washington. The American Legion refers Veterans to the Veterans Affair office. The Veterans Affair office are able to provide the services below.
Veteran Services Rendered:
- Free assistance on benefits
- Benefits Calculator
- Veteran employment center
- Employment and business guidance to ease transition
- Education assistance and assistance with GI Bill
- Health services and advocacy for veterans who earned and deserve timely, high-quality care
- Personal finance tips and advice from experts who understand Veterans
- Free, accredited assistance with VA claims and appeals
Fallon, Nevada 89406
Banner Community Hospital
- Referrals to local agencies
- Thrift store available
- Financial assistance program
- Case-worker to facilitate referrals to resources
- Host community awareness events
Visiting Banner Churchill Community Hospital
At Banner Churchill Community Hospital, we want to provide you with a patient experience that is unsurpassed in clinical quality and service. We encourage patients and families to be involved in all aspects of your care and treatment.
We believe that family and friends play an important part in a patient’s recovery, and we encourage visits with patients. From 2 to 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. we ask all guests to honor our patient quiet time. This is to allow our patients sleep and healing time.
We are pleased to offer guest wireless services to our patients and their family. Your own laptop or electronic device is needed. Hospital computers are not available for this use.
Patients, guests and their families can get a meal in the cafeteria. Snacks and beverages are available from vending machines also located in the cafeteria.