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MEDIATION & LEGAL ASSISTANCE - SCH

SIERRA COMMUNITY HOUSE #65984599


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  • 11695 Donner Pass Road
    Truckee, Nevada
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  • Director of Mediation and Legal Assistance
    530-587-2513 x113

3/16/20 - Program changes due to coronavirus. From Paul Bancroft, Executive Director.

Legal and Mediation 
Legal and mediation support is available by appointment.

Please check our website and social media for updates.

See below for COVID-19 resources for the immigrant community.

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Ready to Grow (R2G) program resources.

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The Mediation and Legal Assistance Program provides free and reduced cost legal services in a clinic setting for civil legal matters.

All services are available in multiple languages and available on a sliding scale. Sierra Community House will not discriminate against anyone based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, or disability.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE
We provide advice sessions or “limited scope representation,” which will give you the information you need to move forwar… [read more]
CALWORKS - COUNTY OF PLACER

CALWORKS - COUNTY OF PLACER #65630890


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  • 11542 B Avenue
    Auburn, Placer
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  • Phone 1
    530-889-7610

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 four CalWORKs offices: Rocklin, Carnelian Bay (Tahoe), and two in Auburn. Services available at each location differ. See detail below.

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, servic… [read more]
CALFRESH - NCDSS

NEVADA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES #4662012


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada
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  • Social Services- Truckee
    530-582-7803

CalFresh is a food supplement program, formerly known as Food Stamps or SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), that helps qualified individuals obtain nutritious food.

ELIGIBILITY 
Many CalFresh customers work and are considered low income. Others may be unable to work due to lack of work or inability to work; individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI and SSD), and Social Security are eligible for CalFresh. Individuals receiving or authorized to receive SSI/SSP (Supplemental Security Income/State Supplemental Payment) are eligible for CalFresh, provided all other eligibility criteria are met. 

Even if temporary, individuals and families who have experienced a change in their circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and need additional help, may apply for CalFresh. Californians can visit GetCalFresh.org to apply or call 877-847-3663 (FOOD) to be connected to their local county social service office.

APPLYING
To app… [read more]
CRISIS INTERVENTION & PREVENTION - SCH

SIERRA COMMUNITY HOUSE #64062775


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  • Incline Village, Washoe
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  • Phone 1
    530-214-5141

3/16/20 - Program changes due to coronavirus. From Paul Bancroft, Executive Director.

Crisis Intervention and Family Support 
All offices will remain open until further notice.  For folks needing Crisis Advocacy please call our Crisis Line at 1-800-736 -1060. 
 
For suicide prevention and support, please call our 24-hour Crisis Line at 800-736-1060 or the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.  For more resources please visit the Tahoe Truckee Suicide Prevention Coalition at www.tahoelifeline.org.

All of our groups, classes and workshops are suspended until further notice. This includes Family Room.

Please check our website and social media for updates.

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Ready to Grow (R2G) program resources.

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Formerly known as Tahoe SAFE Alliance, Sierra Community House’s Crisis Intervention and Prevention Program is dedicated to serving victims of inti… [read more]
DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED SERVICES - ACRC

ALTA CALIFORNIA REGIONAL CENTER #4661663


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  • Grass Valley
    530-272-4231

ACRC provides lifelong services for people with developmental disabilities.

Services:
  • Assessment diagnosis and evaluation 
  • Early intervention services for at-risk infants and their families, serving children from 0 to 3 years of age who have developmental delay, who are at risk for developmental delay, or have developmental disabilities.
  • Genetic counseling
  • Service coordination (case management) 
  • Information and referral
  • Individual program planning 
  • Residential care
  • Out-of-home placement and follow-up
  • Consultation to public and private agencies serving individuals with developmental disabilities
To qualify a person must have a substantial handicap of mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and/or autism (either born with the disability, or acquired before the age of 18).

Apply
Call (916) 978-6400 and ask for an intake.

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Ready to Grow (R2G) program resources. 
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES - DOR

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION #4660976


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  • Phone 1
    530-541-3226

The California Department of Rehabilitation offers vocational rehabilitation services for Californians with disabilities to obtain and retain employment and maximize their ability to live independently in their communities. Provides career assessment and counseling, job search and interview skills, independent living skills, career education and training, information and referral assistance, and assistive technology information.


 
RESTART HOMELESS SERVICE CENTER: RENO

RESTART HOMELESS SERVICE CENTER: RENO #65631088


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  • 335 Record Street
    Reno, Washoe
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  • Phone 1
    775-324-2622

Project ReStart is a cooperative community effort to reduce and prevent homelessness, provide professional mental health services, and to assist families and individuals become self-sufficient. ReStart’s Mental Health Support Center offers clinical and non-clinical services for eligible individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness. Permanent Supportive Housing is provided as a component to ReStart’s Mental Health Support Center Program. ReStart also provides crisis intervention and stabilization services for Washoe County residents who are in a family, people with a long-term disability, seniors over 60 and individuals with HIV/AIDS and others who are at risk of becoming homeless.
ADA ACCESS TO COURT SERVICES - NCSC

NEVADA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT #69488768


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  • 201 Church Street, Suite 6
    Nevada City, Nevada

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 that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities; have a record of such… [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.

EMERGENCY & PSPS PREPAREDNESS - 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.

FREED works with the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) and PG&E to support people with disabilities and older adults during the activation of a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event or other emergency. The goal is to enable them to remain safe while independent in their residences and communities. Funding for some services below is ONLY for PSPS events and does NOT include generators.

FREED is available to possibly assist in 4 major ways:

MEDICAL BASELINE ENROLLMENT - FREED can help clients enroll in the PG&E Medical Baseline Program. This is not an income-based program. If you or someone in your community requires the use of a medical or life support device due to a disability or health condition, we can help you apply for PG&E’s Medical Baseline Program. If a… [read more]