Crisis Intervention and Family Support
For suicide prevention and support or Crisis Advocacy please call our 24-hour Crisis Line at 800-736-1060.
You may also call the national Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by dialing 988. For more resources please visit the Tahoe Truckee Suicide Prevention Coalition at www.tahoelifeline.org
Formerly known as Tahoe SAFE Alliance, Sierra Community House’s Crisis Intervention and Family Support Program is dedicated to serving victims of intimate partner / domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. All services are free and available in multiple languages. Sierra Community House will not discriminate against anyone based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, or disability. All of our services are designed to empower victims in reclaiming their rights and to provide the tools individuals and families need on the road to safety and recovery.
GET HELP NOW: IF SOMEONE IS HURTING YOU, PLEASE CALL OUR CRISIS LINE AT 800-736-1060 OR EMAIL HELP@SIERRACOMMUNITYHOUSE.ORG
.24-HOUR CRISIS LINE 800-736-1060
We provide 24-hour/7-days-a-week intervention, support, information, and referral services relating to domestic intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Call 800-736-1060 for immediate help in multiple languages.SUPPORT SERVICES
Sierra Community House provides individual counseling, support groups, emergency assistance, and other support services for both adult and child survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
Support services include:
RESIDENTIAL SERVICESMountain Rose Safe House 90-day Program
- Advocacy Services
- Peer support groups
- Individual counseling
- Accompaniment (medical, law enforcement, etc.)
- Medical and mental health support, information, and referral
- Emergency food and vouchers
- Emergency gas and transportation vouchers
- Emergency shelter services
The Mountain Rose Safe House is a temporary refuge for adults, children, and pets who are threatened by abuse in their home. The Safe House is a 90-day empowering and supportive program offering counseling, education, advocacy, referral, and support. It is pet-friendly.Transitional Housing Program
Often referred to as second-stage housing, Transitional Housing is designed to provide qualified clients with longer-term living assistance including help with rent, furniture, utilities, and food. This program is an extension of the Mountain Rose Safe House Program and residents will have access to therapy, support groups, parenting and financial literacy classes, and case management.Contact
For more information on either of these programs, please contact the Residential Program Manager at 530-214-5141.CHILDREN’S COUNSELING AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Sierra Community House supports children who have experienced or witnessed abuse by providing:
- Support groups
- Individual counseling
- Advocacy within the medical, legal, or educational systems
Additionally, the children’s program may be able to offer financial assistance for needs related to the abuse.
- This program supports parents as well as children. We offer parent education classes tailored to your needs and availability.
- Parent education is offered in an individual and group setting. The education is specific to parents who have lived through domestic violence and want to re-establish a safe, healthy home environment for their family to thrive.
For more information on Children’s Counseling and Support Services, please contact the Children’s Counseling and Support Services Manager at 530-563-2120 ext. 117.LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
These legal advocacy services concentrate specifically on guiding survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse through the complicated court systems. Our Advocates provide legal information and support for survivors including preparation of domestic violence restraining orders, temporary protective orders, divorce, child custody, child support, and immigration. Other services include: court preparation, transportation, and accompaniment.Get information on General Mediation & Legal Assistance Services.VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION
Our Prevention Program provides violence prevention education in English and Spanish to local school districts, businesses, and organizations in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee to children as well as adults.
To learn more about this program, contact the Community Education and Prevention Manager at 775-298-0167.COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTEarly Learning
We offer programs and classes for kids 0-4 and their caregivers to build literacy, socio-emotional health, and parenting skills.Peer Education/ Promotoras
Promotoras offer peer education programs related to chronic disease and mental health in the Latino community. The Promotoras serve as liaisons between community members, health professionals, and social service organizations.For more details about Community Engagement, click here.For more information on these programs, contact:
This is a Ready to Grow (R2G) resource. Ready to Grow is a First 5 Nevada County program to connect children 0-5 with services and information that support their well-being. Organizations with programs that have this R2G tag may have additional programs of interest to families.