HELP of Southern Nevada – RISE Youth Program


HELP of Southern Nevada has been providing Workforce programs to youth for the past ten (10) years and helping individuals/families, “helping others help themselves” for almost 50 years. HELP provides educational and work readiness services in a positive support system to at-risk youth obtain career and educational aspirations.

Participating youth may include homeless, individuals currently in or previously involved in the former foster care system, the disabled, and those who are deemed basic skills deficient through standardized testing (CASAS), and/or who may have had histories of substance abuse, are pregnant or parenting youth, may have had involvement in the juvenile justice system or have been charged for crimes as an adult. Participants take part in educational planning and credentialing assistance, work readiness, leadership development and life skills support programming.


List of Services Provided

     Labor Market Information and Community Resource Referrals
     Career Coaching and Exploration
     Job Readiness Training
     Work Experience, Internship, and Job Shadow Opportunities
     Pre-apprenticeships
     Occupational Skills Training
     Educational/Academic Support
     Dropout Prevention
     Leadership Development
     Life Skills Training
     Counseling and Mentoring
     Financial Literacy
     Entrepreneurial Skills Training
     Exposure to Local S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Industries
     Supportive Services

Who This is For

     Youth residing in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Mesquite  between the ages of 16 and 24
     Low Income
     Basic Skills Deficient
     High School Dropout
     Homeless or Runaway
     Pregnant/Parenting Youth
     In-Foster Care or Aged-out of Foster Care
     Individual with a Disability
     Connected to the Juvenile or Adult Justice System