ATTENTION HOPES Patients: Northern Nevada HOPES clinics and pharmacies will be closed all day, Monday, 5/27, in observance of Memorial Day. 

 ATENCIÓN Pacientes de HOPES: Las clínicas y farmacias de HOPES cerrarán todo el día, lunes 27 de mayo, en conmemoración de Memorial Day.

Frequently Asked questions



What is Northern Nevada HOPES?

Northern Nevada HOPES, also called HOPES, is a nonprofit community health center with two locations in downtown Reno, Nevada. Our expert care teams provide integrated medical and wellness services to individuals and families.

Northern Nevada HOPES provides affordable, high-quality medical, behavioral health, and support services for all.

HOPES is dedicated to building a healthier community by providing coordinated care and support for individual and family wellness. Our community health centers combine primary care, medical specialties, behavioral health, and prevention with a team of experienced professionals who are committed to high-quality care. We are dedicated to serving those most often overlooked and underserved by the medical community.

We provide a range of comprehensive, patient-centered services in convenient downtown locations.

We work as a team to bring you care that addresses all of your health needs, as well as other factors that affect your health. 

We welcome individuals with insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare, as well as individuals without insurance. We adjust costs based on what you can pay.

We are a safe and accepting place for people of all backgrounds to access affordable, high-quality care.

We provide services in English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and German.


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Can anyone come to HOPES for care?

Anyone can become a patient at HOPES. We offer adult and pediatric primary care, and we provide services to the insured, uninsured, and undocumented. We welcome everyone and provide a safe and accepting place to access comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare services.

If you are a new patient, we can help you schedule your first appointment, often within a week or two after calling. Call 775-786-4673 during clinic hours (Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am–7:00 pm and Friday, 8:00 am–5:00 pm) to get started. 

Northern Nevada HOPES does not prescribe opioids to our patients. If you are currently taking opioids, our providers will explore alternative pain medications and therapies with you.

Yes. To use any HOPES services, including behavioral health, pharmacy, and case management, you need to first be established as a primary care patient at HOPES.

Certain services, such as housing assistance and transportation, require an additional assessment with our Eligibility & Intake department.

By filling your prescriptions at the HOPES pharmacy, you get convenient access to your medications right where you see your providers. An added benefit is those dollars support many HOPES services, including discounted primary care, behavioral health counseling, and transportation. HOPES patients also enjoy free medication delivery within the Reno-Sparks area. Call the pharmacy at 775-348-1306 to learn more.


Does HOPES accept all insurance plans?

HOPES accepts most insurance plans, Medicaid, and Medicare. We also see patients without insurance and use a sliding fee scale, which adjusts the cost based on what you can pay. Our Eligibility & Intake department meets with all new patients to ensure they have easy access to affordable healthcare services at HOPES.

We welcome the uninsured. For those living at or below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), we offer discounted services based on a sliding fee scale. 

See what you might pay based on our sliding fee scale. 

Yes. At HOPES, you’ll have access to our onsite insurance enrollment team that can answer your questions and help you navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call 775-786-4673 to get more information about insurance enrollment.


How can I make a donation to HOPES?

You can donate to HOPES on our website, or by mailing a check to Northern Nevada HOPES, 580 West 5th St., Reno, NV 89503. For all other gifts, please email

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