1. What services does CCSS
Services include medical, financial and transportation. For more information
on these and all of our services click on the following link: “Clark
County Social Service Programs”
2. What documents will I need to
provide in order to receive assistance from CCSS?
These items are listed on our application click here - English
3. How do I
Your first visit to one of our offices will be to receive an application and
a return date to be interviewed. We are unable to determine eligibility or
provide a return date over the phone. The best suggested time to come in for
your initial visit to pick-up your application and be provided a return date is
after 11:00 a.m. and before 4:45 p.m., your eligibility will be determined by a
worker after your interview.
4. Can I apply for Medical and/or
Financial assistance on-line?
Unfortunately at this time we are not able to accept applications
online. Individuals applying for medical and/or financial assistance must do so
in person. Please visit the nearest CCSS office. See Contact Us for maps and
directions. Individuals residing in the rural areas of Laughlin, Searchlight
and Boulder City can call the Henderson office for special instructions and
those residing in Mesquite and Overton can call Outreach.
5. How do I apply for TANF,
Medicaid or Food Stamps?
Please call the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS) formally
known as, Nevada State Welfare at 486-5000 for program information and office
locations. Or you may visit them online https://dwss.nv.gov/
6. Does CCSS pay for dental
CCSS does not cover dental care.
7. Can I use my CCSS medical
The CCSS medical card is only good at UMC and its facilities unless
specifically authorized by CCSS as the requested services are not available @
UMC. Clients can access outpatient services at the Lied Ambulatory Care Clinic
or the main hospital if it is an emergency. See Clark County Social Service
Medical assistance document for address and phone number for Lied and office
hours and locations of the Quick Care facilities.
8. If I am not eligible for
Medical assistance through CCSS where can I go to receive ongoing medical
Nevada Health Center Inc. provides medical service to low income individuals
on a sliding fee schedule based upon income. They have clinics located
throughout Clark County please see the following link for locations and phone
9. I am homeless, where are
the local shelters?
Refer to the Homeless
Resource guide for all homeless services.
10. I am being evicted but I
don’t feel that it’s legal and I want to fight it, where can I go to fight the
Evictions are processed through each jurisdictional Justice Court. For
example in Las Vegas, it’s Las Vegas Justice Court. In Henderson, it’s Henderson
Justice Court. See Las Vegas Justice Court
I need assistance with rent and utilities, where can I get
assistance? You can apply at Social Service to see if you
qualify for assistance, Help of Southern
Nevada, Hopelink, Catholic Charities, Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, and
NALA. You will have to meet eligibility
guidelines for each agency.
12. How many times can I receive
financial assistance from CCSS?
If you are determined eligible for assistance, this information will be
discussed with you by your caseworker at the time of your interview.
13. Can I apply to
CCSS if I am pending Social Security Disability?
Yes, you would have to apply in person. Please locate the office closest to
you to receive an application and a return slip with a specific date to return
to your interview.
14. Can I see a copy of
your Policy Manual?
To see the full version of our manual, please click