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AMERICAN RED CROSS - NORTHERN NEVADA CHAPTER

AMERICAN RED CROSS #65630860


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  • 4750 Longley Lane
    Reno, Washoe
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  • Reno, NV - serving Tahoe Truckee
    775-856-1000

The American Red Cross of Northern Nevada responds to disasters and emergencies both large and small to those displaced by earthquakes, wildfires, floods, home and apartment fires, gas leaks, or windstorms; delivers preparedness, health & safety courses including CPR and First Aid certification; and, provides Services to the Armed Forces for members of the military and their families.

IF HOME IS DESTROYED IN A DISASTER
If someone knows for certain the they have lost their home in a disaster, t
hey can call 844-236-0153 any time 24/7 to let American Red Cross know. ARC can open a case file and there may be resources available through ARC to help.
PUBLIC BUS - NEVADA COUNTY CONNECTS

NEVADA COUNTY TRANSIT SERVICES DEPARTMENT - NEVADA COUNTY CONNECTS #41406120


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  • 13801 John Bauer Avenue
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • On Demand Bus Service
    530-477-0103 ext 0

The Nevada County Connects public buses provide fixed route transit services in Western Nevada County.

General Information

See below for info about evacuating with animals in event of disaster.
  • Route maps and bus schedules are available on the website.
  • Info about fares and passes is on the website. People who have EBT cards may be eligible for bus passes on Nevada County Connects. Contact your worker via the Nevada County Department of Social Services to find out.
  • The Transit app provides real-time info for bus locations.
  • Google Transit Trip Planner - Information for the western Nevada County public transit system is available in the Google Maps app for trip planning in our community. To access this tool with a mobile device, visit Google Maps and select the public transit option or use it on the Nevada County Connects Trip Planner web page.
  • Rider's Guides with a system map, bus schedules, and general information can be picked at local public libraries, Nevada C…
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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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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]
211-TEXT 898211

CONNECTING POINT #69675988


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Nevada City, Nevada

211 Connecting Point can text community members information on resources as follows:

I&R (Information and Referral) to resources nearby to meet your needs. Live agents are available Monday-Friday 8:30 am-6:30 pm.
  • To begin your conversation in English or Espanol, text your zip code to 898211

Placer County resources
For occasional alerts (1-2 times a week) on resources only available in Placer County
  • In English, text gethelpplacer to 898211
  • In Espanol, text ayudacomunitaria to 898211

Non-emergency disaster info (not active at this time)
  • 211 may provide information on how to sign up for non-emergency text message updates in the event of a disaster (not active at this time)

Standard msg and data rates may apply. Text STOP to opt-out, Text HELP for technical assistance. For terms and conditions for texting with 898211, please visit: https://educationalmessageservices.com/policies/
 
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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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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  • 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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