VEGAS STRONG RESILIENCY CENTER
The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center serves as a resource and referral center for those affected by the 1 October shooting incident. The center is located at 1524 Pinto Lane in Las Vegas near Martin Luther King Boulevard. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Its telephone number is (702) 455-AIDE (2433) for local callers or 1-833-299-AIDE for those out of the Las Vegas Valley. Information about the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center and available services also is on Clark County’s website at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/VegasStrong.
The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center is staffed with knowledgeable and caring professionals to help those affected by the shooting with accessing resources to provide supportive assistance over the long term. Services that are available include victim advocacy and support, case management, counseling and spiritual care referrals, and technical assistance with applying for online services including FBI Victim Assistance Services. Property recovery services are accessed online through the questionnaire located on the FBI’s Victim Assistance Services Division’s website at www.fbi.gov/lvmusicfestivalshooting.
- 1 October Victim Information Guide (PDF)
- Clark County Social Service Community Referral List (PDF)
- Vegas Strong Resiliency Center (PDF)
VICTIMS OF CRIME
The State of Nevada Department of Administration provides the Victims of Crime Program “VOCP”. The VOCP assists victims of violent crime, and their families cope, and recover from the physical, emotional and financial impact of violent crime, by helping pay expenses related to the crime.
- NV VOCP Flyer (PDF)
- NV VOCP Survivor Benefits Application (PDF)
- NV VOCP English Language Application (PDF)
- NV VOCP Spanish Language Application (PDF)
California residents who were at the Route 91 Harvest Festival attack on Sunday, October 1, can apply to the California Victims’ Compensation Board which may be able to help pay for expenses such as medical bills, funeral expenses, mental health treatment, or lost wages. You may apply for help whether or not you were injured in the attack. Even if you have no expenses today, victims are encouraged to apply now in case expenses, such as counseling, are incurred in the future. California residents of the attack may receive benefits from both the Nevada and California Programs, but should complete the special CA/NV joint application which can be found at: https://victims.ca.gov/lasvegas.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
First Med Counseling (Available in Clark County and toll-free to other areas)
First Med Health and Wellness Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is providing therapeutic services for victims and their families. You can make an appointment for counseling with First Med by contacting them, toll free, at (844)-460-0003, or at: https://fmhwc.org/
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
En Español – Ayuda Para Prevención del Suicidio
Psychology Today Therapist Finder
Psychology Today provides a link to reputable therapists across the county by searching by zip code available here: Therapist Search
National Center for Victims of Crime and the National Compassion Fund
The National Center for Victims of Crime (National Center) is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization serving all victims of crime. The National Center also provides assistance through the National Compassion Fund, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit. More information about the National Center and the National compassion fund can be found at: http://victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/national-compassion-fund
In Southern Nevada
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the State Bar of Nevada are committed to providing free legal assistance to those affected by the Las Vegas tragedy in the following areas:
- employment issues
- probate and estate matters including powers of attorney
- immigration issues
- insurance claims
- landlord – tenant issues
- family law (custody, divorce, guardianship) and more.
If you would like to speak with an attorney, please call (702) 386-1598, Monday through Friday during the hours 8:30am to 5:00pm. Please note: we are not providing legal assistance with claims for personal injury, wrongful death, or negligence. If you are looking for legal representation for claims related to personal injury, wrongful death, or negligence, please contact the State Bar Lawyer Referral and Information Service at (702) 382-0504 or (800) 789-5747.
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Website