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MHC & NHA Family Connect 2018 Recap

July 5, 2018

On April 11, 2018, Family Connect 2018 was held at Cambridge Recreation Center in Las Vegas.

 

More than 140 organizations and 166 community volunteers partnered together to serve 447 individuals including 235 adults, 199 children, and 13 seniors representing 221 households.

 

Offerings included medical, dental, and vision care, housing,

a job fair, mental and behavioral health care, benefit support, legal aid, food, clothing, and much more!

 

This event would not have been possible without your support!

 

RESULTS

Housing

  • 4 individuals permanently housed

  • 4 individuals sheltered

  • 19 housing assessments performed

 

Health Care (Medical, Dental, Vision, Hearing, and Mental & Behavioral)

  • 40 same day well visits

  • 50 follow-up appointments scheduled

  • 39 body fat screenings

  • 57 body mass index screenings

  • 64 vision screenings

  • 5 hearing screenings

  • 33 blood pressure screenings

  • 20 immunizations administered

  • 9 cervical spine screenings

  • 100 oral health/diabetic foot screenings

 

Employment & Job Readiness

  • 75 individuals visited the section

  • 10 same day interviews conducted

  • 9 follow-up interviews scheduled

  • 7 provisional hires made

  • 9 assisted with resume completion

 

Community Resources

  • 18 assisted with birth certificate and/or ID recovery

  • 11 offered rental and/or food pantry assistance

  • 25 assisted with SNAP and/or Medicaid applications

  • 5 EBT SNAP cards issued

  • 4 financial assistance eligibility appointments made

  • More than 5 free cell phones issued

  • 49 bus passes distributed

 

Legal Aid

  • 6 tax consultations

  • 6 new case applications & 2 modification requests for child support

  • 10 follow-up legal aid appointments scheduled

 

Outreach

  • More than 42 individuals were transported to the event from locations throughout Southern Nevada

 

Targeted Services

  • 14 connected to WIC

  • 31 sign-ups for parenting classes

  • 12 received home goods

  • 31 hygiene kits distributed

  • 200 pairs of socks distributed

  • 1 youth sheltered

 

Pets

  • 42 pets served

  • 16 pets vaccinated

  • 32 received supplied and/or food

  • 12 groomed

 

Care Services

  • 252 individuals and households served through clothing and home goods distribution, including:

  • 190 bottoms

  • 230 tops

  • 49 pieces of business attire

  • 75 pairs of shoes

  • 83 pairs of sock

  • 32 boxes or bags of diapers

  • 125 blankets

  • 2,770 pounds of dry goods

  • 500 White Castle burgers

  • 350 pieces of fruit

  • 23 mobile showers

  • More than 100 Bibles distributed

 

 

 

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