Strengthening Families

The Facts:

1 in 4 children under the age of 5 in Nevada lives below the poverty level.

Children who live in poverty are at risk of having academic problems.

Children who suffer chronic hunger have trouble developing language and math skills.

Children experiencing homelessness or inadequate housing accommodations achieve at significantly lower levels in math and reading.

Nevada has one of the highest rates in the nation of children that experience hunger, but one of the lower rates for use of food benefits.

What We Do:

Help families identify and use resources.

Help build social connections and community networks for families.

Build confidence and skills among parents.

Advocate for high-quality early care and education support.