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NEVADA COUNTY DIAPER PROJECT PROGRAM

NEVADA COUNTY DIAPER PROJECT #11795464


location_on A
  • PO Box 912
    Penn Valley, Nevada

Provides diapers to young, low-income families who struggle to provide diapers for their babies.  Distributes diapers throughout Nevada County at various locations.

Conducts frequent diaper drives and fundraisers to help keep the supply of diapers sufficient to meet the output of several hundred diapers per week.

Diaper Distribution Sites
  • Food Bank of Nevada County (current as of July 2023: at 4th Thursday distribution)
  • Interfaith Food Ministry
  • LivingWell Medical Clinic
  • PARTNERS Family Resource Centers in Penn Valley and San Juan Ridge
  • Sierra Pines United Methodist Church
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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.
PRENATAL CARE - CHAPA-DE

CHAPA-DE INDIAN HEALTH #74232354


location_on B
  • 11670 Atwood Rd
    Auburn, Placer

Chapa-De provides prenatal health services at both our Auburn and Grass Valley Health Centers.

In addition to regular appointments with your doctor, our Baby Luv Program helps women get the education and services needed for a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby.

Chapa-De's services include:
  • Check-ups at Chapa-De once a month or more until your 34th week, where you would then start having weekly appointments at Chapa-De with OBGYNs from Camelia Women’s Health who can deliver your baby at Mercy San Juan Medical Center
  • Tests to check your health and the health of your baby
  • Classes and one-on-one information about pregnancy, child birth, baby care, and breastfeeding
  • Referral to community agencies that can provide additional help and services
  • Information about where to go for financial help, health insurance like Medi-Cal, or food programs like WIC or local food banks
  • Help with cutting down or quitting smoking, drinking, or using drugs
  • Help eating healthy foods while you are pregnan…
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PSPS EVENT & DISASTER ACTIVATION RESOURCES - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #69028795


location_on C
  • 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]
PUBLIC GUARDIAN/PUBLIC CONSERVATOR - COUNTY OF NEVADA - NCDSS

NEVADA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES #4661911


location_on A
  • 950 Maidu Ave
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Public Guardian responds to referrals from Adult Protective Services, local law enforcement agencies, and the Superior Court to investigate persons, usually elderly, who are unable to properly provide for their personal needs of physical health, food, clothing or shelter, who are at risk of undue influence by others, or whose property is subject to loss, injury, waste or mismanagement. The Court will determine, based on recommendations, which rights will be lost and retained.

When appointed by the court, the Public Guardian arranges for the conservatee's placement, protection and care. Coordinates and oversees the delivery of needed services. Manages the conservatee's finances, locates and controls conservatee property, collects income, pays bills, invests the conservatee's money and protects estate assets.
PROGRAMS - UNWC

UNITED WAY OF NEVADA COUNTY #86190760


location_on D
  • 563 Brunswick Rd. Suite 11
    Grass Valley, Nevada

United Way of Nevada County allocates donated funds from annual fundraising campaign to qualified Nevada County non-profit human service organizations; forwards donor designated funds to non-profit health and human service organizations; collaborates with local government, education, local businesses and humans service organizations.

Programs include:
  • ​Farm and Field Workers Relief (FFWR) Program - a one-time payment of $600 to Farm, Field and Livestock workers who incurred expenses preparing for, preventing exposure to, and responding to COVID-19.  https://uwnc.org/farmworkers-program
  • MED-Project - program to help dispose of expired or unwanted medication, inhalers, and sharps. They are now able to provide pre-paid envelopes and sharps containers to anyone in need. Please come by our office to pick up envelopes or containers.  Please note that this is NOT a medication drop-off- They do not take your items, but provide you with a safe, …
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HOSPITALITY HOUSE SHELTER - GRASS VALLEY

HOSPITALITY HOUSE #4661715


location_on E
  • 1262 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    833-375-2237

Hospitality House offers a year-round, temporary, overnight emergency shelter for homeless residents of Western Nevada County who have lived in the county for 45 days or more. ID not required.

Services available to those who are staying at the shelter include:
  • Emergency shelter
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Showers
  • Laundry
  • Job training
  • Customized case management
  • Mental health counseling
  • Enrichment classes
  • Transportation
  • Housing assistance

Intakes
  • 7 days a week (based on availability)

Animals
  • Hospitality House accepts approved pets. Contact Hospitality House or ask a 211 call agent for details of the pet policy.
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NOTE: 211 gets inquiries about the apartments behind Safeway. Brunswick Commons is the apartment complex  on Old Tunnel Rd behind the Safeway, etc in Grass Valley. Members of the general public cannot apply for units because the complex is entirely devoted to people who are clients of Hospitality House, Turning Point, or Nevada County Behavioral Health. People who ma… [read more]
SUPPORT SERVICES, GROUPS, AND ACTIVITIES - SPEC

SPIRIT PEER EMPOWERMENT CENTER #15084807


location_on F
  • 276 Gates Place
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Spirit Peer Empowerment Center offers support groups for people experiencing homelessness and/or mental health challenges.

Support services include:
  • Staff can administer naloxone Narcan in case of opioid overdose (naloxone is the drug, Narcan is a brand)
  • Housing Circle - assists with completing low income apartment applications, Craigslist searching, housing advocacy, and more. Call 530-274-1431 for meeting time info.
  • WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) education, an eight week course supporting individuals to succeed at the goals they set for themselves, including looking at triggers and addictions and ways to get beyond them
  • Food distribution to those in need
  • Hot showers for program participants - They offer 5 showers per day, 10am-1:30pm. It's recommended to be there a bit before they open at 10am to get one as they are first come, first served. Shower is ADA-compliant, but not roll in. Please notify in advance if needed.
  • Laundry facilities for program participa…
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211-CALL CENTERS-CALIFORNIA & USA

CONNECTING POINT #68869729


local_phone
  • 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-FOOD DISTRIBUTION LISTINGS FOR NEVADA COUNTY

CONNECTING POINT #59254594


location_on G
  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

211 provides information about Food Banks and Pantries and Congregate Meals.

FOOD BANK OF NEVADA COUNTY
Grass Valley
2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 10am-12pm
Grass Valley Seventh Day Adventist Church
12889 Osborn Hill Rd, GV
 
North San Juan
2nd Tuesday of each month from 10am-12pm
Oak Tree School
18847 Oak Tree Rd, North San Juan, CA 95960
 
Town of Washington
3rd Wednesday of each month at 12pm
Washington Fire Dept
15406 Washington Rd, Washington

Higgins
3rd Thursday of each month from 3:30-5:30pm

United Methodist Church
22559 W Hacienda Dr, Grass Valley, CA 95945

Truckee
Tuesday from 4pm-5pm
12116 Chandelle Way, Suite, D2, Truckee, CA
Call to confirm if weather or other factors might affect distributions. 775-545-4083
 
GOLD COUNTRY SENIOR SERVICES
  • Meals on Wheels is delivering on Tuesdays and Thursdays (no deliveries on weekends, major holidays or when roads are unsafe to travel) to people enrolled in the Meals on Wheels program. To enroll, call 530-273-4961. h…
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YOUTH JOB CORPS EMPLOYER INFO - CP

CONNECTING POINT #81388616


location_on G
  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Through the #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs Corps program, nonprofit organization or local government agency employers can connect with eligible job applicants and expand their workforce while the Youth Job Corps program pays for training.
 
The program:
  • Places trained interns that match the needs of employers
  • Pays an intern’s wages for up to six months while employers provide role-specific training
  • Provides interns with coaching and support for the duration of the internship
  • Is open to both English only and Spanish only speakers
The Connecting Point Employment Services department offers the #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs Corps program. The program is focused on hiring youth ages 16-30 to work with local nonprofits or government agencies in the areas of COVID-19 recovery, food insecurity, and climate action.
 
#CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs Corps has three core goals:
1. Increase employment for underserved youth across California
2. Develop meaningful public service c… [read more]