Resources for education and lead-safe homes
Services are available for families of children with elevated blood lead levels to evaluate and place them into programs appropriate for their level of ability. The Southern Nevada Health District provides a full lead investigation of a child’s home environment when a venous blood lead test result is 5 μg/dL or greater.
- Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS)
- Child Find Department
- Las Vegas Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Program
Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS)
Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS) provides an evaluation of children’s development and services at no cost to children 3 years old and younger at no cost.
Clark County 702-486-7670
Washoe County 775-688-1341
Carson City 775-687-0101
Child Find Department
Child Find Department offers services for children age 4 and older through the family’s local school district at no cost.
Clark County 702-799-7463
Washoe County 775-327-0685
Las Vegas Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Program
Las Vegas Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Program offers free lead risk assessments to qualified residents who meet eligibility requirements and have a child, visiting child, or pregnant woman in the home. If lead is found, LVLHCHHP will conduct a more in-depth healthy homes assessment of the dwelling to identify hazards that may be remediated through the program, such as broken air conditioners, windows, door locks, plumbing issues, and more. The program will then make repairs to the home to improve the home’s health and safety at no cost to the home’s owner or occupants. Rental units are also eligible. Additionally, the program offers free blood lead testing to children under 6.
- Lead-based paint and healthy homes assessments
- If a lead hazard is found:
- Repair or removal of lead-based paint
- Home repairs (electrical, plumbing, windows, etc.)
- Blood lead testing for young children
To qualify, dwellings must be in the following zip codes: 89101, 89102, 89104, 89106, 89107, 89108, 89109, 89110, 89117, 89124, 89128, 89129, 89130, 89131, 89134, 89138, 89143, 89144, 89145, 89146, 89149, 89166.
For more information, contact Ztotchil Marquez at 702-229-4835 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the City of Las Vegas website here.