Family Promise of Las Vegas

Armena Schmidt
Title: Executive Director
Phone Number: (702) 638-8806

Program Description: Family Promise of Las Vegas is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing housing crisis intervention services for over 27 years to families with minor age children on the verge of homelessness or are experiencing homelessness. Over the years we have grown to be more than a place to find shelter. By implementing housing programs, educational classes, assisting with basic needs, and working alongside other Non-Profit Organizations, we have grown to be a highly respected non-profit organization in our community. Family Promise is no longer just a shelter, but a holistic solution to preventing and ending homelessness by providing rental assistance, serving those in crisis, providing food, toiletries, household items, resources, case management, bridge housing, and emergency shelter while transitioning from being at-risk for homelessness or homeless to stability and independence.

Services Offered: Services include emergency motel shelter, bridge housing, and rental assistance to prevent evictions to parents with minor children.

Target Populations: Children, School Aged-Children, Teens, Adults, LGBTQ+, Disabled, African American Populations, Hispanic/Latinx Populations, Asian Populations, Pacific Islander Populations, Native American Populations, Low Income, Immigrants, Refugees, Undocumented,

Research/Focal Areas: Child Welfare, Children’s Health, Community Organizing, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Education, Employment, Family Health, Food, Harm Reduction, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty, Prevention, Racial Justice, Social Justice (Criminal/Juvenile Justice), Transportation, Trauma Informed Care.