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211-COVID-19 SUPPORT SERVICES REFERRAL FORM

CONNECTING POINT #71075540


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • Phone 1
    2-1-1

Any Nevada County resident who has a current positive test result for COVID-19 or who has long COVID may be eligible for some County services if they have no other support available from family or friends. Positive test result can be from a testing site or a home antigen test. If a home test, a public health nurse will determine if a PCR/on site test is needed. People in these situations can call 211 to be put on a list. County staff will contact them to see if they can assist with services.

All COVID-19 support referrals received over the weekend or on holidays will be reviewed the next business day (regular hours are Mon-Fri 8am-5pm excluding holidays). Hotel rooms are not available as an isolation resource.
 
For people with a current positive COVID test result, the County may be able to provide supplies that can be ordered online for delivery:
  • groceries
  • toiletries
  • diapers
  • cleaning supplies
For COVID-19 test kits call Nevada County COVID-19 Nurse Line at 530-265-7258 and arrange f… [read more]
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]
BRAILLE & TALKING BOOK BLIND SERVICES - CBTBL

CALIFORNIA BRAILLE AND TALKING BOOK LIBRARY #4662138


Braille and Talking Books for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. California Braille and Talking Book Library offers free services to anyone who can't read standard print materials because of a physical disability including those who can't hold a book.

California State Library services:
  • CA State Library specializes in providing library services to individuals with visual impairments
  • CA State Library loans braille, cassette and digital talking books, magazines and playback equipment to Northern Californians unable to read conventional print
Reading materials
  • Reading materials and magazines are provided in alternate formats, including Braille, cassette, and digital flash memory cartridge
  • The book collection contains thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, including classics, biographies, mysteries, westerns, romances, politics, how-to, and self-help guides
  • A reading and reference room is available along with a Braille embosser
Audio
  • There is a small collection of locally …
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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. 

Visit GetCalFresh.org to apply or call 877-847-3663 (FOOD) to be connected to your local county social service office.

APPLYING
To apply, an application can be completed online at https://benefitscal.com/ or in-person at the Nevada County Social Services office. Next, an interview will be conducted by an Eligibility worker wher… [read more]
CALIFORNIA TELEPHONE ACCESS PROGRAM (CTAP) - CPUC

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION #70267017


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  • 1300 Ethan way STE 105
    Sacramento, Sacramento
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  • English / ASL
    800-806-1191

California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) offers specialized telephone equipment and network services at no cost to qualified California residents who have difficulty using a standard telephone.

Equipment is available for people who have difficulty:
  • hearing
  • seeing
  • moving
  • speaking
  • learning or remembering
California Relay Service can connect TTY users to non-TTY users.

There are free trainings on how to make a smartphone work better for people with disabilities.

To be eligible, you must be certified as having a permanent or temporary disability and you also must:
  • Live in California
  • Have access to telephone service
    • You must have access to either cell phone or land line service to participate in the program. 

Find Equipment 
CTAP products are geared to meet many needs, and they include:
  • Telephones
  • Amplifiers
  • Ring-signal and speech devices
  • Headsets
  • Switches
  • and accessories
You can find equipment listed by disability type with pictures, descriptions, and operation manuals where avai… [read more]
CALWORKS - COUNTY OF PLACER

CALWORKS - COUNTY OF PLACER #65630890


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  • 11542 B Avenue
    Auburn, Placer

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]
CARE AND DETOX CENTER

ALPHA OAKS #65630848


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  • 8400 Fair Oaks
    Carmichael, Sacramento

Alpha Oaks offers:
  • Residential care and detox (of alcohol and drugs)
  • Group and individual counseling sessions
  • Aftercare services
  • Perinatal treatment

Alpa Oaks is open to women over the age of 18. There is no discrimination in the delivery of service due to race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, disability or ability to pay. The licensed Detox center can accommodate five women. It is under 24-hour supervision by specialized staff who are trained in dealing with the detox process and have immediate access to emergency medical assistance when necessary.

Residents are encouraged and assisted in planning their own recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction.
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.

CHIPPING PROGRAM - FSCNC

FIRE SAFE COUNCIL OF NEVADA COUNTY, INC #4662476


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  • 143 B Spring Hill Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County offers brush chipping that has been cleared from defensible space of any permanent structure, and/or 30 feet from any roadside or driveway used for evacuation purposes.

Wait time for this service can be weeks or months. The chipping service is limited to 4 hours per customer per application for $75/hour. A limited number of applications may qualify for free chipping services based on income, age, and/or disability.

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CRISIS INTERVENTION & FAMILY SUPPORT - SIERRA COMMUNITY HOUSE

SIERRA COMMUNITY HOUSE #64062775


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  • 948 Incline Way
    Incline Village, Washoe
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  • Phone 1
    530-563-2119

Crisis Intervention and Family Support - https://sierracommunityhouse.org/our-services/crisis-intervention-prevention/

For suicide prevention and support or Crisis Advocacy please call our 24-hour Crisis Line at 800-736-1060.

You may also call the national Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by dialing 988. For more resources please visit the Tahoe Truckee Suicide Prevention Coalition at www.tahoelifeline.org.

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Formerly known as Tahoe SAFE Alliance, Sierra Community House’s Crisis Intervention and Family Support Program is dedicated to serving victims of intimate partner / domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. All services are free and available in multiple languages. Sierra Community House will not discriminate against anyone based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, or disability. All of our services are designed to empower … [read more]