News & Media

The Quiet You Carry – Former Children’s Cabinet Youth Debuts Novel

Nikki Barthelmess, a former Children’s Cabinet youth, is now a journalist published everywhere from lifestyle blogs to survivalist magazines. She entered foster care in Nevada at twelve and spent the next six years living in six different towns. During this time, Nikki found solace in books, her journal, and the teachers who encouraged her as […]

February 6th, 2019

January is National Mentoring Month – What better time to become a Mentor?

The Children’s Cabinet Youth Collaboratory is currently seeking business professionals or community members to work one-on-one with local youth (ages 6-17) and their families. Local businesses and individual mentors can help build a youth’s confidence, strengthen their family and community relationships, and support their education and career goals. If you are interested or have questions, please contact For […]

January 7th, 2019

Operation Santa Claus

On Saturday, December 8, Santa and a parade of 20 aircraft  brought Christmas joy to families of the Children’s Cabinet during a unique event called Operation Santa Claus at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Pilots from throughout the region joined an aircraft parade and used the planes to bring hundreds of gifts. Santa and Mrs. Claus made […]

December 10th, 2018

Northern Nevada Business View – Early Education and Care in Nevada

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Children’s Cabinet offers early education and care in Nevada

November 28th, 2018

The Children’s Cabinet Announces Kim Young as New Executive Director

Reno, NV – The Children’s Cabinet is pleased to announce Kim Young as executive director. Young has served as the interim executive director since April, following the retirement of longtime Executive Director Mike Pomi. Young was selected from a premier group of candidates with the full support of the Board of Trustees after a strategic […]

November 16th, 2018



Our Impact This Year

  • 1,277

    Parents helped with classes and training
  • 334

    Families helped with no-cost counseling services
  • 16,577

    Youth assisted through School and Street Outreach
  • 12,000

    Families helped through The Children's Cabinet Programs