Community Resources

Sanford Center for Aging – Outreach Services 
The Sanford Center for Aging at the University of Nevada, Reno offers a variety of programs designed to promote the quality of life among Nevada residents in the community. Some of the programs offered include:
Senior Outreach Services Program
Medication Therapy Management Program
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
Community Wellness Program.
You can read more about their services at: or by contacting the Sanford Center for Aging in person at:
Center for Molecular Medicine, Room 150
1664 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557

Home Security Checks During Vacation
The Reno Police Department offers courtesy vacation checks on your home. Please contact Reno Direct at: 775-334-4636 a few days in advance before leaving on your vacation. This service is FREE of charge.

Crime Prevention
Please visit the Reno Police Department Crime Prevention website: for information regarding safety as well as crime prevention tips at home and in your car. In addition, please refer to the community safety tips from the Reno Police Department.

Reno Police Department: Area Incidents
For an up-to-date report on the recent criminal activity in our area, go to: and click on “Area Incidents.” Per our Police Liaison, we as a neighborhood need to be proactive in our vigilance and watch out for each other. If you see vehicles that you do not recognize, call the Reno Police at 911 or Reno Direct at 775-334-4636.

Reno Direct – Stay Connected with the City of Reno!
Reno Direct, a non-emergency service center, is here to assist you with City government service requests and general information. Whether you’re reporting an abandoned vehicle, graffiti, or looking for City of Reno information, contacting Reno Direct will ensure that your request, suggestion or issue is addressed by the appropriate department. For more information, please go to:, call 775-334-INFO(4636), or email You can also visit Reno Direct in person at: Reno City Hall, 1 E. First Street, Reno, NV 89501.

Burned out street light by your house? Contact NV Energy!
Most of the street lights within the City of Reno are maintained by NV Energy. For assistance, please contact them at 775-834-4444.

Ward 4 Neighborhood Advisory Board (NAB)
Want to make a difference in your neighborhood? Attend a Ward 4 NAB meeting! The Ward 4 NAB meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the North Valleys Library, 1075 N. Hills Blvd., Reno, NV. Agendas and minutes are posted at the Ward 4 NAB website as they are approved.