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CRISIS INTERVENTION SUPPORT - SIERRA COMMUNITY HOUSE

SIERRA COMMUNITY HOUSE #64062775


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  • 948 Incline Way
    Incline Village, Washoe

Sierra Community House offers Crisis Intervention - https://sierracommunityhouse.org/our-services/crisis-intervention-prevention/

24-hour Help 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.

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Formerly known as Tahoe SAFE Alliance, Sierra Community House’s Crisis Intervention 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 nee… [read more]
MEDI-CAL & DENTI-CAL INFORMATION - PLACER COUNTY, NORTH LAKE TAHOE

HUMAN SERVICES - COUNTY OF PLACER #77782018


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  • 5225 N Lake Boulevard
    Carnelian Bay, Placer
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  • Call Center
    888-385-5160

Medi-Cal assistance is available through Human Services, one of six Divisions of County of Placer Health & Human Services.

Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program. This is a public health insurance program which provides needed health care services for low-income individuals including families with children, seniors, persons with disabilities, foster care, pregnant women, and low income people with specific diseases such as tuberculosis, breast cancer, or HIV/AIDS.

Medi-Cal offers medical, dental, vision and mental health care to eligible individuals and families at little or no cost. If you are ineligible to Medi-Cal, affordable insurance plans are available through the health benefits exchange, Covered California, during their November through December open enrollment.

The information on Placer County's Medi-Cal web page is for reference only. Speak to a staff person for the most up-to-date information.

Apply for/Access your Public Benefits Online (Medi-Cal, CalFres… [read more]
VETERANS SERVICES - NORTH LAKE TAHOE, PLACER COUNTY

HUMAN SERVICES - COUNTY OF PLACER #62837391


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  • 5252 N. Lake Blvd.
    Carnelian Bay, Placer

The Veterans Service Office is part of the Human Services Division (one of six Divisions) of the County of Placer Health & Human Services Department.

The office promotes the interest and welfare of veterans, their dependents, and their survivors by enhancing their quality of life through counseling, education, benefits assistance, and advocacy.

The office connects Veterans to their benefits by assisting in their interactions with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and hopes to make easier the process of applying for benefits like Veterans Health Care and Veterans Pension. Any Veteran, or any Veteran's family member, is encouraged to visit the office if they're interested in applying for their benefits.
CALWORKS - COUNTY OF PLACER

CALWORKS - COUNTY OF PLACER #65630890


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  • 11542 B Avenue
    Auburn, Placer

CalWORKs is a public assistance program that provides cash aid and services to eligible families that have a child(ren) in the home. The program serves all 58 counties in the state and is operated locally by county welfare departments.

The County of Placer has CalWORKs offices in Auburn, Rocklin, and Carnelian Bay (Tahoe).

If a family has little or no cash and needs housing, food, utilities, clothing or medical care, they may be eligible to receive immediate short-term help. Families that apply and qualify for ongoing assistance receive money each month to help pay for housing, food and other necessary expenses.

The amount of a family‘s monthly assistance payment depends on a number of factors, including the number of people who are eligible and the special needs of any of those family members. The income of the family is considered in calculating the amount of cash aid the family receives.

Generally, services are available to:
  • Families that have a child(ren) in the home who has been…
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STUDENT ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES - SIERRA COLLEGE

SIERRA COLLEGE #65925265


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  • 5100 Sierra College Boulevard
    Rocklin, Placer
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  • Student Accessibility Services
    916-660-7460

If you have a disability, Student Accessibility Services (SAS) offers a wide variety of services to support your needs and enhance your educational experience at Sierra College.

Accessibility maps are available for locations such as:
  • Rocklin Campus
  • Nevada County Campus
  • Tahoe-Truckee Campus
  • Roseville

SAS Services Offered
  • Individualized academic, disability, and vocational counseling and advocacy
  • Priority registration
  • Academic accommodations/adjustments and support services
    • Accommodation Certification Forms can be completed for extra time on exams or a note-taker
  • Alternate media and assistive technology
    • Call (916) 660-7212 for more information on specialized software and hardware
    • Assistive software and support include:
      • Scan/Read programs for learning/visual disabilities
      • Screen Readers
      • Magnification
      • Speech Recognition
      • Writing Development and Organization
      • Notetaking Solutions
    • Assistive hardware includes: 
      • Braille embosser
      • Tactile image enhancer
      • Cl…
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ADA COURT ACCOMODATIONS - NCSC

NEVADA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT #69488768


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  • 201 Church Street, Suite 6
    Nevada City, Nevada

Nevada County Suprior Court offers Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations

Nevada County Superior Court has an ADA Coordinator (Americans with Disabilities Act) to ensure full access to the judicial system.

POLICY
In accordance with California Rule of Court 1.100, it is the policy of Superior Court of California, County of Nevada to assure that qualified individuals with disabilities have equal and full access to the judicial system.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMODATION
Requests for Accommodation including but not limited to auxiliary aids and/or services should be made as far in advance of the requested accommodations implementation date as possible, and in any event should be made no less than five court dates prior to the requested implementation date. The Court may, in its discretion, waive this requirement..

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
Are persons covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and includes individuals who have a physical or mental impairment th… [read more]
CHILD HEALTH AND DISABILITY PROGRAM - NCPHD

NEVADA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT #4661974


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  • 500 Crown Point Circle
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Offers complete health assessments by medical providers for the early detection and prevention of disease and disabilities in children and youth. Services also include well baby, child and teen check-ups and care, school entry exams, and sports and camp physicals.

HOUSING SERVICES - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #69164500


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  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

If you need assistance in finding accessible and affordable housing, FREED can provide:
  • Help in developing housing search strategies
  • Information about Section 8 and other subsidized and low income housing
  • Information and referrals to other community housing resources
  • Help in filling out apartment application forms
  • Assistance in understanding your housing rights as a person with a disability
Web pagesThis resource is eligible for electronic referral.
INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #4662914


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  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

FREED Independent Living Center offers advocacy, information, referral, and assistance with aging and disability issues.

Web pagesThis resource is eligible for electronic referral.
PARATRANSIT & SENIOR BUS SERVICE - NEVADA COUNTY NOW

NEVADA COUNTY NOW - PARATRANSIT & SENIOR BUS SERVICE #14684209


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  • 900 Whispering Pines Lane
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Nevada County Now offers paratransit and senior on-demand dial-a-rides. There is no Sunday service. Service area includes Grass Valley, Nevada City, Penn Valley, Lake Wildwood, and other local areas (see link to map in Web Pages section below).

See bottom of this listing for info about evacuating with animals in event of disaster.

PARATRANSIT
The County of Nevada Transit Services administers an origin-to-destination/door-to-door paratransit service for persons with disabilities who, due to a mental or physical disability, are unable to use the fixed-route bus system, as mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Eligibility for Paratransit Service
  • In order to become eligible for paratransit service, a passenger must complete an ADA application form and be certified as eligible. Forms (printer friendly and fillable PDF) are available on the web page and through the Nevada County Transit Office 530-477-0103 or toll-free 888-660-7433 and through Nevada County Now at 530- 271-7433…
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