Providing Emotional Support at the Family Assistance Center

“Every day gets busier.  We have really good services available,” said Sandra Thomas Keller, a Red Cross Mental Health worker, reporting about the Family Assistance Center in Las Vegas.  “It’s always heartwarming how everyone wants to do what they can and lighten the burden.” The Family Assistance Center is in the Las Vegas Convention Center … More Providing Emotional Support at the Family Assistance Center

Red Cross Proud to Support Las Vegas Community in Wake of Oct 1 Shooting

Immediately following the tragic shooting on October 1, Southern Nevada Red Cross volunteers and staff sprang into action, working alongside government partners at the Emergency Operations Center, and quickly providing 450 blood products to 13 local hospitals to save lives.  Over the following weeks, the Red Cross worked intensively alongside government and nonprofit partners, seeking … More Red Cross Proud to Support Las Vegas Community in Wake of Oct 1 Shooting

Family Assistance Center Services

Addressing language and food stability needs The multi-agency Family Assistance Center at the Las Vegas Convention Center is busy serving the needs of people affected by the October 1 Las Vegas shooting. “Many of the people we’re seeing were working the event,” said Martha Read, Assistant Director of Operations for the Red Cross response.  “Some … More Family Assistance Center Services

Family Assistance Center Easy Path to Recovery

Counseling, resources, and access to personal effects  LAS VEGAS, NV, OCTOBER 11, 2017 — The joint-agency Family Assistance Center at the Las Vegas Convention Center offers one-stop service for survivors, families of the deceased, concertgoers, and members of the Las Vegas community who were affected by the tragic shooting on October 1. “You don’t have to … More Family Assistance Center Easy Path to Recovery

Red Cross Offering Emotional Care to Those in Need

Thousands have sought assistance LAS VEGAS, NV, OCTOBER 9, 2017 — Red Cross mental health professionals and spiritual care providers continue to meet with people affected by the October 1st shooting.  These emotional support personnel, who have met with more than 2,200 people locally, can be accessed at the Family Assistance Center in the Las Vegas … More Red Cross Offering Emotional Care to Those in Need