Otto Merida Desert Villas: Otto Merida Desert Villas is one of our Rental Assistance Demonstration Housing
Supportive Services and it's programs are partially funded by the ROSE Foundation.
The Resident Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency and Empowerment (ROSE) Foundation exists to provide
supportive services to residents of SNRHA. ROSE was incorporated in December 2000 and became recognized as a
501 (c) (3) non-profit by the IRS June11, 2001.
Through the receipt of charitable donations, the Foundation provides a variety of supportive services and
activities for resident families of the SNRHA that may not be covered by agency funding. The services
activities are deemed essential for residents, as they facilitate economic uplift, as well as provide access
to skills training and other resources necessary to obtain gainful employment. Service activities include
job training, job development, and business development through education, job skills training,
transportation, and life skills training.
The Foundation also provides supportive services to senior residents of the SNRHA which may foster
independence while enriching the lives of seniors by providing senior citizens with a safe living
environment that includes medical equipment, emergency house cleaning and emergency food as
The Foundation, in conjunction with the SNRHA has a staff of highly qualified personnel. In addition, the
Foundation has established strong community partnerships, many of whom offer a variety of services for the
purpose of augmenting the services offered to all residents of the SNRHA.
The Foundation has years of experience managing a number of diverse grants ranging from federal, state, and
local government, as well as private funding sources. The scope of services these grants provided included
the full range of resident supportive services encompassing senior service activities, self-sufficiency and
economic development programs.
The Foundation is currently addressing the following family needs:
Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Supports
Emergency House Cleaning for Seniors
Emergency Food Assistance
Back-to-School and Holiday Supports
The Foundation has identified four (4) major objectives to accomplish:
Market the ROSE Foundation to create awareness.
Develop successful fundraising events to increase revenue base.
Provide comprehensive supportive services that will allow seniors to age in their own homes.
Provide school age children with quality tutorial programs that will increase academic levels.
The ROSE Foundation Mission is "To assist the clients of Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority
(SNRHA) to develop and achieve their full potential as they transition toward self-sufficiency."
Our Vision is "To be an innovative and effective developer and provider of Resident (Client) Services
by promoting and offering diverse programs." Since its inception, the ROSE Foundation has moved
steadily toward fulfilling the vision through its wide array of providing diverse services. The ROSE
Foundation is committed to working together to build better communities. As such, the ROSE Foundation
desires that all residents feel they are part of the community. In response, the ROSE Foundation is
focused on bringing services on site and providing easier access to services and providing easier access
to services that will enhance the quality of life for residents.
Our Purpose is to improve quality of life; promote client development to pursue their full potential in
becoming self-sufficient and to provide opportunities for seniors to age in place by identifying and
addressing gaps in client services.
Family services include, but are not limited to:
Family Self-Sufficiency Services
Domestic Violence Assistance
Back to School Program
Senior Services include, but are not limited to:
Domestic Violence Assistance
Health Information and Health Fairs
Emergency Food and Utilities Program
Emergency Home Cleaning
To find out more about the Rose Foundation contact Supportive Services at (702) 477-3100.