Las Vegas nonprofits granted $325K to aid homeless, seniors

The Las Vegas City Council approved $325,000 for local agencies that work with homeless people and seniors, in the city budget that takes effect July 1.

These one-time assistance funds will be shared among five programs operated by nonprofits. Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada’s community liaison self-sufficiency program, which provides services to homeless individuals, will receive $100,000, the largest portion.

Lutheran Social Services of Nevada’s rapid re-housing program H.O.M.E., is slated to get $75,000.

HELP of Southern Nevada’s emergency resources services program, Catholic Charities’ Meals on Wheels and The Salvation Army’s Career Corner Program will each receive $50,000.

Contact Jamie Munks at or 702-383-0340. Follow @JamieMunksRJ on Twitter.

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