The Resident Empowerment Program (REP), founded in 1985, is a structured environment for homeless men who want to regain self-sufficiency through employment.
The program is designed to provide a residence and supportive services to homeless men become positive productive members of the Las Vegas valley community.
Case Management services are available to client’s 7-days per week for one-on-one assistance. The Case Management Team completes an assessment with clients to identify their needs, strengths, and weaknesses, and then develops individualized plans of service that outlines each client’s individualized goals while considering their access to resources. The residents of the Empowerment Program are provided with safe and healthy living accommodations, clothing and hygiene items, and referrals to counseling and mental health agencies.
REP provides employment services leading resident’s reintegration into mainstream society and self-sufficiency by securing employment. The individuals work towards self-sufficiency within a parameter of a policy and regulation guided program.
The REP staff provides crucial employment services and identifies possible barriers to employment by delivering job market orientation, performing individual employment skill profiling and by providing referrals to open positions as well as other employment specific services, to include community provider training and skill development referrals.
Immediate basic needs:
Shelter in a clean and safe environment
Three meals a day are provided in the St. Vincent Lied Dining Facility.
Personal hygiene items.
Clothing provided for day to day, casual work and employment interviews.
Each client receives an intensive assessment by Case Management upon entry
in the program.
One-on-one personalized Case Management for support and guidance.
Life Skills Classes are offered in Success Training, Problem Solving, Communication Skills, Work Place Preparedness, Addiction Awareness and an Open Forum.
Each resident participates in job skill experiences with our programs throughout
The program provides clients with an address and phone number which enhances employment contact and opportunities.
Referrals to community resources.
Employment and Supportive Services
Access to Training
Specialized Empowerment Programs
Recreational and Leisure Activities
Be a Nevada Resident
18 years or older
U.S. Citizen or valid INS authorization to work
Social Security Card
Nevada State picture Identification Card
Mentally and physically able to work
Submit drug screening if requested
Please show up in person for the Intake processs which starts at 8:00 a.m. at the Client Services Office, Mondays and Tuesdays except holidays.
For more information about the program please contact 387-2282.
Suits and Interview attire
Black slacks and white shirts
Socks and undergarments
Shower Shoes/flip flops sandles
Drink flavor packets
Toiletry items such as:
Razors and Shaving kits
Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
Shampoo and Lotion