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TRUSTED INFORMATION SOURCES IN EVENT OF DISASTER - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #73393611


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of disaster, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services recommends the following trusted information sources (aka trusted news sources). NC OES includes Twitter accounts for organizations below as trusted information sources.

TRUSTED INFORMATION SOURCES per Ready Nevada County "Ready, Set, Go" Guide. Note to 211 call agents: Share ALL sources below with callers.
  • 211Connecting Point, 2-1-1 or 1-833-DIAL211, 211ConnectingPoint.org
  • CHP Grass Valley, 530-477-4900
  • County of Nevada, 530-265-1218, MyNevadaCounty.com
  • County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services, 530-265-1515, ReadyNevadaCounty.org
  • Sierra Sun, SierraSun.com
  • The Union, TheUnion.com
  • YubaNet, YubaNet.com
  • KNCO 830AM, KNCO.com
  • KOH 780AM, KKOH.com
  • KTKE 101.5 FM, TruckeeTahoeRadio.com
  • KVMR 89.5 FM & 105.1 FM, KVMR.org
  • Nevada County Media, NevadaCountyMedia.org, Channel 17 (Comcast & Suddenlink)
  • Tahoe Truckee Media, https://ttctv.org/
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CALFRESH - NCDSS

NEVADA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES #4662012


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada
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  • Social Services - Truckee
    530-582-7803

CalFresh
CalFresh (also known as the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program or SNAP) is a federally mandated program that provides monthly food benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing nutritious food. Visit the California Department of Social Services CalFresh Site for more information on the CalFresh program.

CalFresh Benefits
The amount of CalFresh benefits depends on family size, income, and monthly expenses such as housing, utilities, and child care. The benefits will be loaded onto an Electronic Benefits Transfer card (EBT card) that looks like a regular credit card and can be used at most markets and grocery stores. Learn more about how to get and use your EBT card. In general, these benefits are for any food or ingredient intended for human consumption. Benefits may also be used to buy seeds to grow your own food. Benefits may not be used for items such as alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, or paper products. CalFresh benefits may be able to be used at some resta…

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CALFRESH REPLACEMENT BENEFITS - COUNTY OF NEVADA

NEVADA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES #88597391


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada
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  • Social Services - Truckee
    530-582-7803

Replace lost or damaged food

People can request replacement benefits for food that they bought using CalFresh and that they lost or had damaged in an emergency such as fire, natural disaster, power outages, etc. A form must be submitted within 10 days of the end of an event, such as a power outage. Sometimes counties extend the deadline beyond 10 days.

To Apply for Replacement Benefits
Complete and submit Replacement or Disaster Supplement Affidavit (CF 303) to apply for CalFresh replacement benefits after disaster.

  • In person - Nevada County Department of Social Services suggests that people come in person to a DSS office for most efficient service.
  • Online - at BenefitsCal.com
  • Fax completed form to 530-265-9860

Forms

Locations
GRASS VALLEY - Brighton Greens
988 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA 95949
530-265-1340

NEVADA CITY - Eric Rood Administrative Center
950 Maidu Ave, Suite 120, Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1340

TRUCKEE - Nevada County Joseph Center
10075 L…

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ASSESSOR - NC

NEVADA COUNTY ASSESSOR'S OFFICE #4662316


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada County Assessor's Office locates all taxable property within Nevada County, identifies the owner of each parcel of taxable property, establishes the assessed value of all taxable property in accordance with the law, and publishes annual and supplemental assessment rolls.

Reassessment for property damaged from disaster
In the event of property damage due to misfortune or calamity, property owners can apply to have the property's value reassessed.

Web pages

 
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION FOR HOME & FAMILY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #10456348


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of a disaster, the Ready Nevada County dashboard will display real-time data.
READY NEVADA COUNTY DASHBOARD
 - https://nevcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=dfae8e3b36e3455bbf9dcc865349e72e

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for coordinating with County departments, municipalities, key stakeholders, and special districts to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all disasters.

Ready Nevada County is an effort coordinated by OES to raise awareness and mobilize the community to prevent and prepare for wildfires.

2022 READY, SET, GO! Handbook - English
https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/44617/2022-Ready-Nevada-County-Handbook-PDF
Includes info about evacuation planning and checklists.

Spanish Handbook - 2021 ¡PREPARADOS, LISTOS, A EVACUAR! Manual
Spanish READY, SET, GO! 

https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/38907/RNC2021_Handbook-Spanish-WEB?bidId=… [read more]
PSPS EVENT & DISASTER ACTIVATION RESOURCES - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #69028795


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  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

If you are having a life-threatening emergency call 9-1-1. For example, if you have lost power to essential life-sustaining medical devices and do not have backup power for them, or you have a medical need for temperature control.

FREED works with the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) and PG&E to support people with disabilities and older adults during a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event or other emergencies due to power shutoffs. The goal is to enable them to remain safe while independent in their residences and communities. 

Funding for some services listed below is ONLY for PSPS events (or other power outage events for which PG&E may activate FREED). There is no funding for generators. No generators are available through any of these programs.

FREED is available to possibly assist in several ways:

DISABILITY DISASTER ACCESS & RESOURCES (DDAR) - DDAR assists individuals with disabilities and older adults in disaster readiness and r… [read more]
211 CONNECTING POINT

CONNECTING POINT #28120626


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • Phone 1
    530-274-5601
  • After-Hours
    2-1-1

211 Connecting Point provides information about health and human services programs and assists callers in connecting to the services that best meet their needs. Services are available by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and by text and instant message Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm. Offers assistance in multiple languages. Services are accessible to people with disabilities. The 211 Connecting Point website offers guided searches by topic with information on community programs and services.

In the event of disasters such as wildfires and winter storms, 211 Connecting Point provides timely disaster-related information via the 211 call center and website.

Service area: Nevada County, Placer County, Tahoe/Truckee

Web pages
211-CALL CENTERS-CALIFORNIA & USA

CONNECTING POINT #68869729


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  • Find your County's 211 in CA
    866-346-3211 (866-FIND-211)
  • After-Hours
    2-1-1


211 Connecting Point can refer people to other 211 call centers in California and around the USA. 211 Contact Center Representatives can access a PDF document for California that contains County, Phone Number, Lead Entity, Website, and State Region served. To find contact centers around the United States visit https://www.211.org/about-us/your-local-211

You can also call 866-FIND-211 (866-346-3211) to find your county's 211 in California. Your call can be transferred to your local 2-1-1.

(Note: If you work at a 2-1-1 in California and would like your county to route appropriately through the 866-find-211 phone line, please contact Eve Hamilton at ehamilton@icfs.org.)

 
California 211 Direct Phone Numbers
2‑1‑1 is a free telephone number providing access to local community services.
2‑1‑1 is available in multiple languages, allowing people access to information and to obtain referrals for resources such as physical and mental health, housing, utility, food…
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211-CODE RED SIGN-UPS

CONNECTING POINT #63974135


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • OnSolve Code Red Customer Service
    866-939-0911

211 Connecting Point does sign-ups for the County of Nevada's Office of Emergency Services (OES) Code RED alert system. Code RED offers notifications to county residents in case of emergencies or other critical community situations requiring alerts. Alerts may be received by means of text, email, landline, cell phone, and TTY. CodeRED is a product of the company called OnSolve. All Nevada County residents are encouraged to sign up. See below for info specific to the Truckee area.

Sign Up for Alerts
Online form allows users to enter their contact information and preferred communications methods.Assistance Signing Up for Alerts
211 Connecting Point does Code Red sign-ups for UNMANAGED accounts (accounts without a username and password). Unmanaged accounts are also known as Guest accounts. See more info below about managed accounts.

Support
IMPORTANT: OES and 211 cannot access Code RED accounts. If people have questio… [read more]
211-DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFO - LISTOS CALIFORNIA

CONNECTING POINT #65142817


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

211 Connecting Point provides information about disaster preparedness.----------------------------
Disa…
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