Programs & Services

Some of the programs & services Eddy House provides:

The Resource Center

We are a walk-in center in downtown Reno for homeless, runaway, foster and other at-risk youth between the ages of 12 and 24. Open Monday – Friday from 10 – 5, youth visitors can access “care and comfort services” including showers, laundry vouchers, snacks, clothing, free wi-fi, cell phone charging, a tech lab and the Chill Zone – a safe space to spend time off the streets. Youth Visitors can also access the following:

• Northern Nevada Hopes (Medical Screening)
• Food Bank of Northern Nevada (Food Pantry and Monthly Mobile Pantry)
• Community Service Agency (Employment Service)
• Pacific Behavioral Health(Individual and Group Substance Abuse Counseling)
• Northern Nevada Literacy Council – HiSET and GED Connections
• Washoe County School District (Children in Transition)
• Tech Zone – Free Wi-Fi and Cell Phone Charging

• Children’s Cabinet Services (Safe Place)
• TMCC Workforce Development & Adult Education
• TMCC Enrollment/Financial Aid Assistance
• Free tutoring and mentoring programs
• Community Services Agency (CSA-Employment)
• Awaken (Trafficking)
• Safe Embrace (Domestic and Sexual Violence)
• Washoe County Health District (Sexual Education and Testing)

We are located at 423 East 6th Street. RTC: Bus 2 at the East 6th Street/Record Street Stop. Search our wish list by searching for development@eddyhouse.org on amazon.com or contact us to see how you can make a difference! We are actively seeking volunteers, so please fill out the Volunteer Application!

volunteers and policeman at youth center

eddy house booth for youth resource center

Care and Comfort Services We Provide

  • Medicaid Sign-Ups
  • Showers
  • Snacks
  • Food Bags
  • Clothing
  • Cots for Sleeping
  • Mailing Services
  • Substance Abuse/Alchohol Referrals
  • HIV Testing/Education
  • Employment/Resume Assistance

 Additional Services

  • Food Stamps Sign-Up
  • Use of Laptop Computers
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Physical/Dental Health Check-ups
  • Psycho-Social Education
  • Education Opportunities
  • Identification Assitance
  • Legal Referrals
  • Bus Passes
  • Childcare Referrals

 

Groups

Once our youth have been checked-in and interviewed by the Crisis Manager, they are encouraged to attend all of our groups offered. At the Eddy House, we strive to motivate youth by offering a variety of programming:

  • Job Skills Group
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Yoga
  • Empowerment
  • Life Skills
  • GED and Educational Engagement