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EDUCATIONAL SERVICES - NCSOS

NEVADA COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS #85976523


location_on A
  • 380 Crown Point Circle
    Grass Valley, Nevada

NCSOS offers many educational services including programs on web pages listed below.
 
Web pages
FAMILY SERVICES - WFS

WAYFINDER FAMILY SERVICES #65631321


location_on B
  • 5300 Angeles Vista Boulevard
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-238-3503
  • After-Hours
    323-295-6384

Wayfinder Family Services provides individualized support and services to children, youth, and adults, from those who have vision loss or profound special needs to foster youth with serious medical conditions or trauma, and their families.

EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS
Early intervention programs and a special education school for children with vision loss and/or multiple physical and developmental disabilities

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
Residential and independence programs, transition services, assistive technology training, employment services for youth and adults with blindness or vision impairment.

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Medical servicesmental health servicesrecreation programs and group homes for vulnerable children, youth, adults and families.

SAFETY AND RESILIENCE
Foster care and adoption and temporary shelter care program for children and youth in the child welfare system.

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FIREFIGHTERS BURN INSTITUTE, YOUTH FIRESETTER PROGRAM

FIREFIGHTERS BURN INSTITUTE, YOUTH FIRESETTER PROGRAM #65630940


location_on C
  • 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.
FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SERVICES - KFS

KOINONIA FAMILY SERVICES #65631314


location_on D
  • 3725 Taylor Road
    Loomis, Placer

Koinonia Family Services is a nationally accredited foster and adoption agency with over 39 years of experience and offices throughout California and Nevada. While foster care and adoption accounts for the largest part of their organization, they also have programs to treat, support, and improve the lives of foster children, adoptive children, group home children, and at-risk youth and families.

Koinonia is also represents the interests and rights of children and young people in "the system" through regulatory and legislative advocacy.

Becoming a professional Foster Parent consists of:
  • A Monthly reserve/stipend
  • Mileage reimbursement to schools out of district
  • Ongoing training
  • Weekly in-home support
  • 24 hour support
  • Paid vacation time
  • Respite care
  • Discounts through IFoster.org
  • CPR/First Aid
  • CPI training
Web pages
FREE CALIFORNIA BIRTH CERTIFICATE FOR UNHOUSED PEOPLE - HC

HOUSING CALIFORNIA #82876115


location_on E
  • 1107 9th Street, Suite 560
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Housing California has information about how homeless services providers can assist people experiencing homelessness in getting a free copy of a California birth certificate. 

See details about process and eligibility at these web pages (a homeless service provider* must be involved):Please note that Housing California does not issue birth certificates. It provides information on how to obtain them at the links above.

* What is a “homeless service provider?”
  • i.) A governmental or nonprofit agency receiving federal, state, or county or municipal funding to provide services to a “homeless person” or “homeless child or youth,” or that is otherwise sanctioned to provide those services by a local homeless continuum of care or…
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FREE CALIFORNIA PHOTO ID FOR UNHOUSED PEOPLE - HC

HOUSING CALIFORNIA #82875839


Housing California has information about how homeless services providers can assist people experiencing homelessness in getting a free California photo ID. 

See details about process and eligibility at these web pages (a homeless service provider* must be involved):Please note that Housing California does not issue photo IDs. It provides information on how to obtain them at the links above.

* What is a “homeless service provider?”
  • i.) A governmental or nonprofit agency receiving federal, state, or county or municipal funding to provide services to a “homeless person” or “homeless child or youth,” or that is otherwise sanctioned to provide those services by a local homeless continuum of care organization.
  • ii.) An attorney licensed to practice law i…
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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 GENERAL SERVICES - GWC

GRANITE WELLNESS CENTERS #86936500


location_on G
  • 406 Sunrise Avenue, Suite #105
    Roseville, Placer

Granite Wellness Centers (GWC), 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.

GWC is a source of naloxone, a medication used to rapidly reverse opioid overdose.

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.
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MATERNAL, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH (MCAH) - NCPHD

NEVADA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT #4661943


location_on H
  • 500 Crown Point Circle
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • Jeana McHugh
    530-847-8293

The Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program provides pregnant parents and families with young children free home visits that are tailored to the families' specific needs.

Nurses can meet families in the comfort of their own home or by phone to provide:
  • Information about health, caring for your baby, breast/chest feeding, development, parenting, safety, family planning and more
  • Links to local services for healthcare, housing, food, transportation, day care, etc.
  • See web page for programs and details
    • Moving Beyond Depression - One-on-one Perinatal  Depression Treatment for families in a home visiting program
    • Becoming Us - Four session class for to-be parents on
      building a strong relationship before baby arrives
    • Parent Meetup
    • Infant / Baby Feeding Support Group - Lactation support, baby weights and feeding questions
    • Nurse Home Visiting - Resource navigation, breastfeeding support, health assessments, parenting information
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MENTAL HEALTH & SOCIAL SUPPORT SERVICES - NEVADA COUNTY - VCSS

VICTOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES #4663967


location_on H
  • 900 East Main Street, Suite 201
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Victor Community Support Services offers programs providing a wide variety of mental health and social support services to children, youth, young adults, and families.

Victor partners with behavioral health, child welfare, schools, and juvenile justice departments across California. To receive services, people must be referred by Nevada County Children's Behavioral Health or Child Welfare Services. Referrals from schools or the probation department must be funneled through behavioral health or child welfare.

Victor serves the youth and families of Nevada County through offices in
  • Grass Valley - 900 East Main St, Suite 201, Grass Valley, CA 95945
  • Truckee - 11209 Brockway Rd, Suite C306, Truckee, CA 96161 (moved from Levon Ave)
Below is a list of programs offered in Nevada County. Please visit the services page for more information.
  • Wraparound Programs
  • Child and Family Teaming
  • Community Based Mental Health
  • School Based Mental Health
  • Adult Case Management
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