Recovery Funds

American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) established the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds under sections 602 and 603 of the Social Security Act to help states and local governments address the economic and health consequences of the pandemic. The Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (Fund) provides for payments to non-entitlement units of local government (NEUs), which are local governments typically serving a population under 50,000. 

American Rescue Plan Act Assistance

This program is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) through Lyon County and in partnership with the City of Fernley. Individuals experiencing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible. Verification of impact may be required for direct assistance. Funding is still available

For more information or to apply for assistance, contact Lyon County Human Services 775-577-5009 or email

LCHS ARPA Assistance flyer