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DISCOUNTED BUS FARE PROGRAMS - NEVADA COUNTY CONNECTS

NEVADA COUNTY TRANSIT SERVICES DEPARTMENT - NEVADA COUNTY CONNECTS #4662436


location_on A
  • 12350 La Barr Meadows Road
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Discounted bus fares are available for qualified seniors, people with disabilities, and youth passengers - children 5 years and younger ride free. https://mynevadacounty.com/2259/Fares-and-Passes
DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER AND YOUTH HUB - BFFY

BRIGHT FUTURES FOR YOUTH #70209560


location_on B
  • 11228 McCourtney Rd
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Bright Futures for Youth (BFFY) is a nonprofit created by the merger of The Friendship Club and NEO Youth Center. BFFY has been operating The Distance Learning Center and Youth Hub since October 26, 2020.

WHAT
The free Distance Learning Center and Youth Hub offers high-speed internet access – critical for online learning but difficult to get for many residents in rural areas – physically distanced workstations, and a safe and supervised study environment.
Students are required to bring their own or school-provided Chromebooks, laptops or tablets, and headphones.
The Distance Learning Center serves all school districts in Nevada County.
Grass Valley GVSD Child Nutrition Services provides free breakfasts and lunches to students.
The Distance Learning Center and Youth Hub follows COVID safety guidelines, including physical distancing and wearing masks. The area is cleaned and sanitized throughout the day.

WHERE
Nevada County Fairgrounds - Main Street Service Center, 11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Va… [read more]
EXCEL ROSEVILLE

EXCEL ROSEVILLE #65630936


location_on C
  • 313 High Street
    Roseville, Placer

Excel Roseville serves families in the neighborhood and is proud to sustain a healthy, stable environment and enrich the quality of life in the North Roseville neighborhood.

Excel Roseville helps create a positive impact on at-risk children’s lives with programs that are free to all participants.

Excel’s priorities are Education and Academic Support, Life skill training, as well as encouraging Creative outlets. They believe in giving youth chances to experience different opportunities that they would not otherwise have.

For children ages 4-19 the Excel Roseville after school program focuses on tutoring, one on one reading, art history, life skills, recreation and sports.

For teens ages 13-18 the Excel Roseville has a teen leadership program, with tutors available upon request.

Websites:
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES - SLTFRC

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER #4661095


location_on D

  • South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado

Offers bilingual parenting education classes, ESL classes, bilingual peer counseling, therapy groups for children, and youth programs. Families receive assistance meeting basic needs through referrals and assistance with for housing, medical and dental services, food, and clothing.
FIREFIGHTERS BURN INSTITUTE, YOUTH FIRESETTER PROGRAM

FIREFIGHTERS BURN INSTITUTE, YOUTH FIRESETTER PROGRAM #65630940


location_on E
  • 3101 Stockton Boulevard
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-739-8525

If your child has experimented with fire, sign him or her up for the Firefighters Burn Institute Youth Firesetter Program. Call their toll free number 1 (888) 452-SAFE (7233) or email them from the Contact Tab above. Their program provides staff for pre-academy interviews with the child involved in firesetting and his/her family, a fire safety academy completed in two sessions is also provided. As part of the academy, children will learn:

-Fire safety education
-Fire hazard recognition
-Home escape planning
-Responsibility
-Problem solving skills
-Natural & legal consequences
-Communication
-Thinking errors
-Peer pressure
-Leadership skills
-Dealing with and sharing feelings.

Placement for families who need counseling services is also part of the program.
GENDER SPECTRUM

GENDER SPECTRUM #65630952


location_on F
  • 1271 Washington Ave. #834
    San Leandro, Alameda

LGBTQ+
  • Trainings
  • Professional Development
  • No-cost Resources
  • Gender Support Plan

Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens through providing an array of services to help youth, families, organizations and institutions understand and address concepts of Gender identity and Gender expression, including how societal, cultural, organizational and community definitions of gender can be detrimental to any young person that does not fit neatly into these categories.

Gender Spectrum offers resources to empower your relationships, work, and interactions with youth and children. Gender Spectrum provides you with the tools necessary to create gender inclusive environments in your homes, offices, and communities.

Gender Spectrum provides:
  • How-to guides
  • Online Consultations
  • Online Groups
  • Research
  • Sample training materials

Websites:
GRANITE WELLNESS CENTERS

GRANITE WELLNESS CENTERS #74370166


Granite Wellness Centers (formerly known as Community Recovery Resources, or CoRR) provides comprehensive services to promote wellness for individuals and families with a focus on addressing substance use disorders.

Granite Wellness offers residential and outpatient substance use disorder treatment services for adults and youth with personalized treatment plans including group and individual counseling and other services.

Granite Wellness also provides transitional housing up to six months for adult men, women, and women with young children for people enrolled in outpatient services. Other services include educational groups for parenting, anger management, DUI services, Resilient Child program, Family Educational Series, and more.

The mission of Granite Wellness Centers is to promote wellness and quality of life.
GRASS VALLEY ELKS LODGE YOUTH AND VETERANS PROGRAMS

BENEVOLENT AND PROTECTIVE ORDER OF ELKS OF THE USA #4662758


location_on G
  • 109 South School Street
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Facilitates a drug education program for youth in an effort to eliminate the use and abuse of illegal drugs by all members of society. 

Offers youth activities including: the Hoop Shoot, Soccer Shoot, and essay contests.

Provides scholarship emergency education grants (for children of deceased or disabled Elks family members).

Offers programs for veterans with specific emphasis on outpatients and homeless veterans.
 
HALLOWEEN BOOK GIVEAWAY - CSNNC

COMMUNITY SUPPORT NETWORK OF NEVADA COUNTY #70103452


location_on H

  • Nevada City, Nevada

Each year the Community Support Network collaborates on the Halloween Book Giveaway youth literacy event with a number of other local organizations.

Halloween 2021 Book Giveaway - Drive Up event
WHAT: Spooky Booky Giveaway for ages 0-18 while supplies last
WHEN: Friday, October 29, 2021 from 3-5pm
WHERE: Drive-Thru at the Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City, CA 95959
SAFETY: This event will follow all relevant COVID-19 protocols and guidance.
INFO: csnnc.org
SPONSORS INCLUDE: Community Support Network of Nevada County, First 5 Nevada County, Nevada County Community Library, Nevada County Public Health

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Ready to Grow (R2G) program resources. Ready to Grow resources are those that support the well-being of children ages 0-5.
HOLIDAY RESOURCES - PLACER COUNTY

HOLIDAY RESOURCES #70211001


location_on I

  • Lincoln, Placer

2-1-1 offers information on resources (as they become available) for the 2021 Holiday Season.

Holidays:
  • Thanksgiving is Thursday, Nov 25, 2021
  • Christmas Eve is Friday, Dec 24, 2021
  • Christmas is Saturday, Dec 25, 2021
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A list of 2021 holiday resources for Placer County is available below.

THANKSGIVING

AIFC (VIRTUAL AND IN-PERSON) TURKEY DRIVE
WHAT: Auburn Interfaith Food Closet is hosting a Turkey drive for community members to donate a Turkey to a family in need or to sign up to request a frozen Turkey on the Monday before Thanksgiving if people live within the service area of AIFC. Registration to receive a Turkey must be completed by November 19th. On Sunday, Nov. 21st, people who signed up will receive a call or email about receiving a Turkey. No walk ins. If a community member doesn’t have access to internet, they can go to Auburn Interfaith Food Closet in person to either register to receive a Turkey or to donate Turkeys M-F, 10 am – 2 pm. Donations of Turkeys are… [read more]