Nevada Youth Empowerment Project

Reno, Nevada, USA


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NYEP gives homeless young women (18-24) in the Reno area a chance to reroute their lives through a structured program that provides housing and basic needs, life skills training, opportunities to practice new life skills, and the support and love of a family. A principle-based organization serving women.

NYEP provides its standardized, all-inclusive, housing-based independent living curriculum-called CLP-in our large, 8-bedroom home. We serve at least 15 at-risk, older female youth residents concurrently for one year.

Safe housing, utilities, other basic supports, complex supports, mentoring, parental supports and skills training are provided and/or facilitated by highly skilled CLP staff, who monitor and record resident progress to help our youth become accountable, established young adults. NYEP's CLP empowers young people to gain self-confidence, personal independence and personal growth while learning to meet their obligations and fulfill their responsibilities.

What We Do

Housing Based Program for Young Women
Low Income Housing Development for Young Adults and Seniors
Homeless Youth Advocacy
Economic Development for Young Adults
Workforce Training for Young Adults


Monica D
Monica D.

Executive Director

Meredith T.

Youth Services

Jeanine M.

Housing Programs Manager

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