COVID-19 Resources in Northern Nevada

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

This is a challenging time for working families across the country. We stand with you in the struggle as many of our businesses close or suspend activity. Here are some community resources that may be of help.

External Resource Guides

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierras

Battle-Born Progress Nevada Resource Guide

United Way Emergency Resource Fund for Northern Nevada

100% of donations made to this fund will directly support northern Nevadans' emergency needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please consider donating if you can.

Business Closure Guidelines from Nevada Health Response & Governor Steve Sisolak

Health Resources

Washoe County Health Department on COVID-19

NV Health Response

The Nevada Health Response Center will provide the latest information on Nevada's response to COVID-19.


You can file an unemployment claim 24/7 at – the fastest way to file.

Starting tomorrow, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation's call centers will have expanded hours (8 to 8 M-F) for those unable to file online. However, the JobConnect in-person centers will be closed. Use these phone numbers if you can't file online:

North: (775) 684-0350
South: (702) 486-0350
Rural: (888) 890-8211

Food Resources

Food Pantries in Washoe County

Food Bank of Northern Nevada

FBNN Kids' Kafe Schedule (free meals for anyone ages 1-18)

Rental assistance and other resources

Click on this link to apply for: State Medical Assistance, The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) You can also apply for emergency food stamps (7 days).