News and Events
Dec. 3, 2018
Order up! Washoe County opens meal site for seniors in Spanish Springs
New Spanish Springs meal site ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Nov. 8, 2018
Cheer on the silver and blue and donate too
Wolf Pack Football and HSA will celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month at Mackay Stadium.
Oct. 19, 2018
Appreciation celebration for veterans
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at 9 a.m. breakfast for veterans.
Oct. 8, 2018
New campus offers innovative ways to serve Washoe County’s homeless
NNAMHS campus media tour and interviews available Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Oct. 2, 2018
Bond with your baby without bed sharing
October is Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Awareness Month.
Aug. 30, 2018
Senior Fest offers one-stop-shop of services for elderly
Largest event for seniors in northern Nevada promotes healthy aging Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.
Aug. 27, 2018
Transfiguring Adoption names Reno woman Best Foster Parent in the U.S.
Award presentation to be held at Washoe County Commission Chambers on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018.
Aug. 20, 2018
Washoe County sets single month record for number of children adopted
To date, 142 children have been adopted in 2018.
July 31, 2018
Seniors take in the sights and sounds of Barracuda Championship for free
Seniors 55 and older to receive free entrance to golf tournament Aug. 2, 2018.
June 4, 2018
The heat is on
KOLO TV “Fan Club” teams up with Washoe County for summer fan drive for seniors.
May 30, 2018
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
Washoe County and Lamar Advertising raise SUID awareness with billboard campaign.
May 29, 2018
Local government encouraging seniors to engage at every age
Older Americans Month Closing Ceremonies is May 31.
May 23, 2018
Seniors, the bocce is in your court
Free bocce and social gathering for Washoe County seniors Thursday, May 24, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
May 17, 2018
Washoe County officially opens doors to new Incline Village Community Center
Expanded county campus serves more than 9,000 residents in Tahoe.
May 16, 2018
A new place for the people
Washoe County hosts open house for new Incline Village Community Center on Friday, May 18, 2018.
May 7, 2018
Don’t miss the bus, help a senior in need
Stuff A Bus Drive By Donation Drive for Washoe County seniors is May 11, 2018, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
May 2, 2018
Take me out to the ball game
Nevada Wolf Pack baseball and Washoe County Human Services Agency partnering for foster parents.
April 27, 2018
October survivors urged to connect with Resiliency Center for support group help
Contact the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center to get connected to available resources in your area.
April 25, 2018
Local government encouraging seniors to engage at every age
Older Americans Month Opening Ceremonies is Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 10 a.m.
April 5, 2018
April means rain showers and plenty of blue pinwheels
April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.
Feb. 15, 2018
Bighorns to host Make Good Choices Night
Make Good Choices Night for children Feb. 21, 2018.
Dec. 6, 2017
Washoe County Human Services Agency Opens New Family Engagement Center
HSA provides a place of reunification for families and children.
Dec. 5, 2017
Washoe County Human Services Agency to Unveil New Family Engagement Center
You are invited to the Family Engagement Center ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 6, 2017.
Nov. 6, 2017
Wolf Pack joins Human Services Agency to celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month
Pack plays San Jose State Spartans Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 for adoption awareness football game.
Nov. 3, 2017
Washoe County to Honor Veterans with Food and Fun
Pancake breakfast and ceremony for veterans Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017.
Oct. 10, 2017
October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Human Services Agency warns parents about the risk to infants in unsafe sleep environments.
Aug. 31, 2017
Senior Fest Offers a Variety of Fun and Services for Washoe County’s Elderly
Largest event for seniors in Northern Nevada promotes healthy aging and wellness.
Aug. 29, 2017
Raising Cane’s Set to Open Second Reno Restaurant
100 Percent of Grand Opening Profits to Benefit Washoe County Family Engagement Center
Aug. 24, 2017
Sober 24 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Placing Citizens on Path to Sobriety
Washoe County program successfully combating alcohol and drug abuse in our community.
Aug. 22, 2017
Celebrating the success of Sober 24
You are invited to the Sober 24 program ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 24.
Aug. 9, 2017
Give Back During Back to School Week
Saint Mary’s Health Network School Supply Drive to benefit Washoe County Human Services Agency.
July 31, 2017
Now accepting applications for Senior Services Citizen Advisory Board
Applications accepted until filled.
June 9, 2017
Summer breeze makes Washoe County seniors feel fine
KOLO TV “Fan Club” teams up with Washoe County for Fan Drive for Seniors.
June 7, 2017
Foster children are not forgotten, new program provides path to graduation
Achievements Unlocked provides educational advocate and tutor for high school-aged foster children.
June 6, 2017
The color purple: Washoe County sports the shade for a great cause
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month.
April 28, 2017
Washoe County Celebrates Older Americans Month
Opening ceremonies is Monday, May 1, 2017, at 9 a.m.
April 26, 2017
A home for reunification, exploration and healing opens this fall
Washoe County Social Services purchases a building for a Family Engagement Center.
April 6, 2017
Pinwheels to serve as a symbol of a better tomorrow for abused and neglected children
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
June 17, 2016
Calling on the community for caring foster parents
Washoe County Social Services is looking for strong, loving foster parents.
May 4, 2016
Enjoy America’s favorite pastime and celebrate Foster Parent Appreciation Month
Washoe County Social Services and the Nevada Wolf Pack recognizing local foster and adoptive parents at game.
Jan. 21, 2016
REMSA, Washoe County Social Services reminds families to create safe sleep environment for children
Four infant fatalities in six-week period.
Aug. 7, 2015
Washoe County Social Services and Children’s Cabinet teaming up to help flash flood victims
Donate to the Children’s Cabinet and help residents in Lemmon Valley.
May 4, 2015
Help children at Kids Kottage with May 14 fundraiser
Eat, drink and be generous with event at Reno Provisions.