The Northern Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free, unbiased Medicare information and counseling to Northern Nevadans. S.H.I.P. volunteers provide one-on-one assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their advocates in person or by telephone. The program can assist with Medicare Drug Plan "Part D" information and enrollment, low income and additional support programs, Medicare questions, appeals, grievances and much more. Since 2007, SHIP has helped over 16,000 people in Northern Nevada between health fairs, presentations and one-on-one counseling sessions.
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2015 SHIP Volunteer Schedule:
Reno Senior Center 1155 E. 9th Street
Reno, NV, 89509
SHIP office# 775-328-2673
Main office# 775-328-2575
SHIP counselors are available on a first come first serve basis – Mon – Friday 10:00am to 2:00pm. Spanish SHIP Volunteer available Thursday’s from 12:00 - 2:30pm
Neil Rd. Community Center 3925 Neil Rd.
Reno, NV, 89502
SHIP counselors are available the first Thursday of every month from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Sparks Senior Center
97 Richards Way
Sparks, NV, 89431
SHIP Counselors are available on a first come first serve basis – 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month 10:00 - 1:00pm. Spanish SHIP Volunteer available from 10:00 - 1:00pm
Carson City Senior Center 911 Beverly Dr.
Carson City, Nevada, 89706
SHIP counselors are available by appointment only. Please contact the Carson City Senior center to book an appointment @ 775-883-2869