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From Director Mike Willden  

Welcome to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services website. Our user-friendly format allows a visitor to use drop-down menus to navigate more quickly to a desired location. Your comments and suggestions regarding the website can be sent to

       The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services promotes the health and well-being of Nevadans and our visitors through the delivery and facilitation of essential services. Our goal is to strengthen families, protect public health, and assist individuals in achieving the highest level of self-sufficiency.

       Our staff of some 5200 employees is here to serve and meet your needs. I invite you to contact us with any questions or specific needs that we may be able to address.

NOTE: Pursuant to changes made by the 2009 Legislature, the Office of Disabilities Services, Disability RX and Senior RX have been moved into and merged with the Division for Aging Services as the new Aging & Disability Services Division.



Medical Assistance:
Check Up
Senior Rx
Disability Rx
Nevada Health Centers
Health Access Washoe County
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
Food Assistance:
SNAP (Food Stamps)
  WIC (Women, Infants & Children)
Food Bank of Northern Nevada
Three Square
Financial Assistance:
TANF (Temporary    Assistance for Needy Families)
Child Support Enforcement
Senior Tax Assistance
Energy Assistance Program
Child Care Assistance
Free Tax Return Preparation



Presentation to the Legislative Committee on Health Care April 9, 2014 (pdf)

ACA Presentation to BOE March 18, 2014 (pdf)

ACA Implementation Update for LCB
November 21, 2013

Medicaid/HP Presentation Oct. 24, 2013 (pdf)

Presentation to NAMI October 18, 2013

Health Care Reform and Medicaid Expansion Presentation Oct. 15, 2013 (pdf)

Integration Information

Presentation to ADSD Conference Sept. 26, 2013 (pptx)

Las Vegas Townhall Changes to Medicaid Presentation 9/14/13 (pdf)

Presentation to the Nevada Hospital Association
Sept. 5, 2013

June 13 & 14, 2013, Health Link Summit Presentation (pdf)

Food Security in NV Action Plan (pdf)

DHHS Frequently Used Acronyms (pdf)
FY14-15 Budget Information
Medicaid Fact Book
  Welfare Fact Book
Nassir Notes (pdf)
DHHS Budget Overview and ACA/Medicaid Expansion Presentation (pdf)
Public Records Request Policy (pdf)

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
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Carson City, NV 89706-2009

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