Eligibility information


Connect Nevada: Strengthening Youth, Empowering Families is a program to help children and young adults stay safely at home/in the community with their friends and families instead of in hospitals, residential treatment centers, or other settings outside of the home.

To be eligible for Connect Nevada services, children and young adults must be ages 3 through 20, have complex mental health needs, and are either:

  •  At risk of out-of-home placement
  •  Placed in a residential treatment facility or other inpatient setting
  •  Involved in multiple child-serving systems
  •  At risk of custody relinquishment to a state or county agency due to behavioral health needs

Services are available to eligible children/young adults and their families. It does not matter if you have health insurance or what kind of health insurance you have.

How to sign up

You can sign up or make a referral in one of these ways

Fill out and submit the online referral form


Call us at 1-833-396-4310 (TTY 711).


Parents, caregivers, teachers, counselors and mental health professionals can refer a child/young adult to be screened for eligibility. Young adults can also refer themselves as well.

Magellan will screen the child/young adult to see if they are eligible for Connect Nevada.