Human Services Agency

News and Events

2018

December

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.

November

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.

October

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.

August

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

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

June 4, 2018

The heat is on
KOLO TV “Fan Club” teams up with Washoe County for summer fan drive for seniors.

May

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

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.

February

Feb. 15, 2018

Bighorns to host Make Good Choices Night
Make Good Choices Night for children Feb. 21, 2018.

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2017

December

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.

November

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.

October

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.

August

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

July 31, 2017

Now accepting applications for Senior Services Citizen Advisory Board
Applications accepted until filled.

June

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

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.

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2016

June

June 17, 2016

Calling on the community for caring foster parents
Washoe County Social Services is looking for strong, loving foster parents.

May

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.

January

Jan. 21, 2016

REMSA, Washoe County Social Services reminds families to create safe sleep environment for children
Four infant fatalities in six-week period.

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2015

August

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

May 4, 2015

Help children at Kids Kottage with May 14 fundraiser
Eat, drink and be generous with event at Reno Provisions.

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