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211-CODE RED SIGN-UPS

CONNECTING POINT #63974135


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  • OnSolve Code Red Customer Service
    866-939-0911

211 Connecting Point does sign-ups for the County of Nevada's Office of Emergency Services (OES) Code RED alert system. Code RED offers notifications to county residents in case of emergencies or other critical community situations requiring alerts. Alerts may be received by means of text, email, landline, cell phone, and TTY. CodeRED is a product of the company called OnSolve. See below for info specific to the Truckee area.

Sign Up for Alerts
Online form allows users to enter their contact information and preferred communications methods.Assistance Signing Up for Alerts
211 Connecting Point does sign-ups for the County of Nevada's Office of Emergency Services (OES) Code RED alert system. All Nevada County residents are encouraged… [read more]
211-DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFO - LISTOS CALIFORNIA

CONNECTING POINT #65142817


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

211 Connecting Point provides information about disaster preparedness.----------------------------
Disaster Directories by County - choose from all California counties

https://www.listoscalifornia.org/prepare-your-community/toolkit/disaster-directories-english/ You can change website language at top left of page… [read more]
211-RIVER FIRE - AUG 2021

CONNECTING POINT #74002931


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

211 Connecting Point provides information about the River Fire.

FEDERAL

On August 24, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. approves California Disaster Declaration. The President’s action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Lassen, Nevada, Placer, and Plumas.

Residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated counties can apply for assistance by the following means:
  • Register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov
  • Call FEMA’s Helpline at 1-800-621-3362 (1-800-621-FEMA)
  • If you are hearing and speech impaired and use a text telephone (TTY), you may call 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)
  • If you use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), please use the standard toll-free FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-3362
The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7am to 10pm (local Pacific Standard Time) seven days a week until further notice. General questions or comments about FEMA disaster assistance for individuals and families can be emailed to askia@fema.dhs… [read more]
211-TEXT 898211

CONNECTING POINT #69675988


211 Connecting Point can text with callers and can also provide information about how to sign up for non-emergency text message updates from 211 in the event of a disaster.

Standard msg and data rates may apply. Text STOP to opt-out, Text HELP for technical assistance. For terms and conditions for texting with 898211, please visit: https://educationalmessageservices.com/policies/
 
211-WINTER WEATHER RESOURCES WEB PAGE

CONNECTING POINT #82272495


211 Connecting Point web page for winter weather resources for Nevada and Placer counties. https://211connectingpoint.org/winter-weather-resources/
 
CAREGIVER TRAINING - CP

CONNECTING POINT #49741639


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Offers a slate of free classes for caregivers, family members, or anyone interested in improving their skills while caring for a senior or person with a disability. Class topics include universal precautions, lifting and transferring, disaster preparedness, diabetes care, stress management, yoga, and preparing healthy meals on a budget. Call Connecting Point at (530) 274-5601 to register for classes or register online at http://connectingpoint.org/events.
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.

This resource is eligible for electronic referral.

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 a… [read more]
PARATRANSIT & SENIOR BUS SERVICE - NEVADA COUNTY NOW

NEVADA COUNTY NOW - PARATRANSIT & SENIOR BUS SERVICE #14684209


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  • 900 Whispering Pines Lane
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Nevada County Now offers paratransit and senior on-demand dial-a-rides. Find service details, including fares, at https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/2262/Nevada-County-Now-Paratransit-Services or by calling Nevada County Now at 530-271-7433 or toll-free 855-314-7433. There is no Sunday service.
 
Map of Nevada County paratransit service area
Includes Grass Valley, Nevada City, Penn Valley, Lake Wildwood, and other local areas.
https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/17160/Paratransit-Service-Area-PDF?bidId=
People who live up to 3/4 of a mile outside the "ADA Service Area" may be eligible for services as follows: 
Beyond ADA (Supplemental) Service: Nevada County, via Nevada County Now, provides supplemental paratransit service up to 3/4 of a mile beyond the mandated 3/4 mile ADA service area boundary. This service is provided on a limited basis depending on operational capacity. Individuals requesting Beyond ADA service area trips must be ADA certified. Please note tha… [read more]
PLACER COUNTY - STATE AND FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

WILDFIRE RESOURCES #74638049


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

State and Federal Assistance
All of the following information is provided by Placer County and is also available on the State and Federal Assistance webpage.

FEMA Advisory
FEMA encourages survivors to watch for and report any suspicious activity. Survivors should be aware that con artists and criminals may try to obtain money or steal personal information through fraud, scams and identity theft. Please view the document linked below for more information.  

FEMA Advisory: Potential Fraud and Scamshttps://www.placer.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/55152

FEMA’s individual assistance program provides grants and other support programs to help eligible survivors that may include rent, home repair, home replacement, and other disaster-related needs such as childcare, medical, and dental expenses.

Residents are encouraged to contact their insurance provider regarding their coverage as a first step in the recovery process. FEMA assistance can supplement losses denied by an insurance company,… [read more]
PLACER COUNTY - WILDFIRE RECOVERY RESOURCES

WILDFIRE RESOURCES #74637963


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Social Services & Assistance
All of the following information is provided by Placer County and is also available on the Social Services & Assistance webpage.

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