The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
What is TIP? The Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Southern Nevada Inc., referred to as TIP, is a non-profit organization committed to supporting those in crisis. We currently have around 70 volunteers who respond to scenes of sudden or unexpected death, violent crimes, sexual assaults, vehicle fatalities, and other traumatic events providing emotional and practical support to family, friends and witnesses directly on-scene to ease their immediate suffering. TIP volunteers respond anywhere in Clark County, NV, 365/24/7, when requested by local police, fire, medical and hospital personnel and have a response time of 30 minutes or less. TIP of Southern Nevada, Inc. responded to over 1400 calls for service in 2017 and assisted over 7000 citizens in crisis! NEXT TRAINING - February 2019! Space is limited so find out how to get registered today to start making a Big difference in our community by volunteering with TIP!