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NEVADA Children's Health Project

The Nevada Children’s Health Project (NVCHP), in partnership with Nevada Health Centers, Inc. (NVHC), provides comprehensive health care services to children and families in both the Las Vegas area and the most geographically isolated communities throughout the state.

Nevada ProgramBetween NVCHP’s mobile medical clinic and fixed site clinics, NVCHP aims to provide comprehensive healthcare services to Nevada’s most under-resourced children. In 2019, Nevada’s child poverty rate was 16.9%, ranking 30th in the country.

The mobile medical unit primarily serves children and adolescents ages 0-21 in the greater Las Vegas area many of whom are unstably housed, have run away from home, or have been victims of human trafficking.

Services Provided

  • Comprehensive physical examinations
  • Primary Care
  • Mental Health Services
  • Dental
  • Case Management
  • Nutrition
  • Telehealth
  • Subspecialty Care



Partner Institution:
Nevada Health Centers

Partners Since:

Total Visits in 2022:

Patients in 2022:

Focus Areas:
Adolescents, Children in foster care, Unhoused/Displaced/Unstably housed, Immigrant children, Justice-involved youth, LGBTQ+, Trafficked youth

Demographic Snapshot:
49% identify as Hispanic/Latinx
11% as Black
28% are children 5 years and younger
39% are adolescents
52% are Female

Service Delivery:
community health center, mobile medical, mobile dental, school-based

Ages Served:

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