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YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SUPPORT - WHOLE PERSON LEARNING

WHOLE PERSON LEARNING #65631507


location_on A
  • 11716 Enterprise Drive
    Auburn, Placer

Youth Empowerment Support (YES!) is a program that supports youth and young adults through direct support, training, groups and leadership/system change opportunities.

YES! is a program of Whole Person Learning (WPL), a public agency that empowers youth and young adults to thrive in their communities by using a collaborative, individually tailored positive youth development approach.

You Have Rights Too! is a project of the YES Program and provides support for youth between the ages of 12 and 26. Youth Coordinators help to accomplish goals by providing information and referrals for resources, identifying support systems, empowerment, education and advocacy, placement options. Program is focused on filling in the gaps when youth or young adults cannot access other supports to meet their identified needs. Support is voluntary and is offered on an as needed basis.
2021-22 SCHOOLS DIRECTORY - NCSOS

NEVADA COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS #69409017


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  • 380 Crown Point Circle
    Grass Valley, Nevada

The current school directory from Nevada County Superintendent of Schools is below. Also available here: ADD NEW LINK TO COME FROM SAMIE

2021-22 SCHOOLS DIRECTORY – NCSOS
 
NEVADA COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
380 Crown Point Circle, Grass Valley, CA 95945
Phone 530-478-6400  Fax 530-478-6410
www.nevco.org
 
Scott W. Lay, Superintendent
Darlene Waddle, Chief Business Official, Business Services
Teena Corker, Assoc. Superintendent, Educational Services
Eli Gallup, Assoc. Superintendent, Special Ed./SELPA
 
CHICAGO PARK
Elementary School (TK-8 -127 Students)
Charter School (TK-8 - 42 Students)
15725 Mt. Olive Road Grass Valley, CA 95945-7906
Phone  346-2153  Fax  346-8559
www.chicagoparkschool.org
Katie Kohler, Superintendent/Principal
 
CLEAR CREEK
(K-8 -160 Students)
17700 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA  95949-7636
Phone  273-3664  Fax  273-4168
www.clearcreekschool.org
Carolyn Cramer, Superintendent/Principal
 
GRASS VALLEY
(K-8 -1, 801 … [read more]
211-COVID-19 INFO - NEVADA COUNTY

CONNECTING POINT #67026789


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

211 Connecting Point provides information about the respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION
Continue to refer to the Nevada County Public Health Department coronavirus web page: 
https://www.mynevadacounty.com/2924/Coronavirus. Updates from county, state, and federal sources are linked to from there.


Database-generated, emailed PDFs of the following info do not retain hyperlinks, so this listing has two complete versions:
  • Hyperlinks version
  • Full web address version - links should be live and can also be copied and pasted into a browser
 
HYPERLINKS VERSION
UPDATES
The Nevada County Public Health Department is providing information updates about the coronavirus at their dedicated CORONAVIRUS PAGE.​

Guidance Documents
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is periodically releasing guida… [read more]
ADOLESCENT OUTREACH - GWC

GRANITE WELLNESS CENTERS #9033235


location_on D
  • 180 Sierra College Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Focuses on substance abuse prevention and education to help adolescents make healthy and responsible choices.

Provides weekly support groups, juvenile anger management classes, and individual counseling sessions.



ADVISORY VISIT PROGRAM - NCRCD

NEVADA COUNTY RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT #59753552


location_on E
  • 113 Presley Way, Ste. 1
    Grass Valley, Nevada

The Nevada County Resource Conservation District has a Natural Resources Advisory Visit Program (AVP) that offers Nevada and western Sierra County landowners personalized assistance with natural resources management on their property. This program provides general guidance and information in addition to facilitating referrals to other public and private resource professionals at no cost to the landowner.

Our mission is to promote responsible resource management within our jurisdiction through education, leadership, technical assistance, and project facilitation.

Some examples of the technical services, information, assistance, and assessments we offer are:
• Soils information
• Erosion control
• Drainage issues
• Rural road maintenance
• Pond management
• Pasture management
• Rangeland management
• Forest health management
• Livestock water development
• Cross fencing
• Soil nutrient management
• Wildlife habitat improvement
• Pest management
• Watershed issues
ADVOCACY & ACTION - UP

UNITED POLICYHOLDERS #74621909


Insurance companies have armies of full time lobbyists, lawyers and public relations professionals that promote their business interests in the media, courts, legislatures.  Their paying customers, (“policyholders”) have United Policyholders, our volunteers and partners.  Through our Advocacy and Action program, UP is constantly working to influence outcomes in favor of policyholders and strengthen and defend laws. Laws that hold insurance companies to their promises and obligations so when adversity hits, insurance pays.

This work includes our Amicus Project through which the policyholders’ voice gets heard in courts throughout the United States.  It includes our work with decision makers in government, industry and academia, including the Essential Protections for Policyholders project and the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance project.  It includes our ongoing efforts to ge… [read more]
ADVOCACY-GENDER HEALTH CENTER

GENDER HEALTH CENTER #62864784


Gender Health Center Programs include Counseling Services, Advocacy, Outreach, Respite, Name & Gender Change Help, and a Hormone Clinic.

Advocacy Services offered:
Advocacy Services 
Advocates meet with clients on a bi-weekly or weekly basis to set goals using a strengths-based, client-centered approach. The program works to connect clients with resources and to assist clients in navigating all GHC services when appropriate, such as counseling, name and gender change assistance, health insurance options, economic empowerment program, hormone clinics and legal health clinics.

Name and Gender Change Paperwork Assistance 
Advocates assist clients in filling out name and gender change court paperwork and identity documents, such as driver license, birth certificate, passport and social security changes; become familiar with the court process for changing name and gender; provide information to clients around the process for legal name and gender change.

Covered California Outreach… [read more]
AFRICAN AMERICAN POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER ASSOCIATION

AFRICAN AMERICAN POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER ASSOCIATION #65630841


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  • 9129 Veterans Drive SW
    Lakewood, Pierce

The mission of the African American Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Association is multiple and includes seeking materials that are dedicated to the discovery of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its many maladies. The material is then disseminated and is used to promote knowledge and stimulation of public policy discussions. This material also encourages the implementation, identification, and expansion of effective programs. It provides:
  • Initiatives that encourage healthy lifestyles and long-term health consequences
  • Assistance with homelessness
  • Self-education
  • Training programs
  • Claims preparation for individuals with PTSD and/or other military service-related concerns
AA PTSD Assn. has provided Veterans, family members of Veterans, homeless Veterans, and incarcerated Veterans, direct services such as:
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Shoes, boots
  • Blankets
AA PTSD Assn. has provided these services with an all-volunteer force that utilizes their own funds and minimal resources… [read more]
AGRICULTURAL SERVICES - NCAC

NEVADA COUNTY AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER #4661659


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada

Performs nursery and seed dealer inspections, quarantine inspections on incoming and outgoing plant product shipments for compliance with quarantine regulations, inspections of fruits and vegetables at local markets.

Issues Grower's Market Certificates, Organic Registrations and restricted Material Permits for Pesticide use. Registers and inspects pest control operators.

Facilitates distribution of information and education to local landowners on the Regional Water Quality Board's new Ag Wastewater Discharge Program. Works with Environmental Health and Public Health on the West Nile Task Force.

Works with Building and Planning Department.

Offers and assists with applications for Agricultural Grading permit exemptions. Controls noxious weeds.

 
ALS ASSOCIATION, GREATER SACRAMENTO CHAPTER

ALS ASSOCIATION, GREATER SACRAMENTO CHAPTER #65631163


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  • 5701 Sunrise Boulevard
    Citrus Heights, Sacramento

The ALS Association leads the way in research, care services, public education, and public policy- giving help and hope to those facing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

The Chapter provides local comprehensive care services, from supporting Multidisciplinary Centers of Excellence, providing grants to patients and caregivers, local & national legislative work, to the funding of global research programs. A care services team provides:
  • Information, referrals,
  • Support group meetings
  • In-home evaluations
  • Loaned speech communication devices
  • Loaned durable medical equipment to people with ALS and their caregivers
  • Patient/caregiver support groups
  • Other services related to ALS
See website for more information.