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PLACER SPCA #65631401

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  • 150 Corporation Rd.
    Roseville, Placer
  • Placer SPCA in Auburn

Placer SPCA provides services for the pets and people of Placer County, including dogs, cats, and small animal adoptions.
  • Lost and found
  • Spay and neuter assistance
  • Low-cost rabies and microchip clinics
  • Youth programs
  • Volunteer opportunities

Placer SPCA is a private nonprofit organization.


CAL VOICES #69333381

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  • 720 Howe Avenue, Suite 102
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Cal Voices is dedicated to improving the lives of residents in the diverse communities of California through advocacy, education, research, and culturally relevant services. Some programs are offered in specific counties or regions, others are statewide.

Placer County
  • Family Advocates with Placer County Parent Partners offer the following
    • Use creative, culturally sensitive, and strengths-based thinking to support families in achieving their goals.
    • Provide support to families receiving services from Placer County’s Children’s System of Care, including:
      • Behavioral Health
      • Drug Court
      • Child Welfare
      • Juvenile Probation Services
    • Create connections between teachers, juvenile probation officers, mental health workers, and social workers.
    • Support families where applicable
      • Court proceedings
      • Treatment team meetings
      • School meetings
    • Assist families in being equal partners with professionals assisting them.
    • Provide an opportunity for parents to bene…
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  • 206 Providence Mine Rd Suite 118
    Nevada City, Nevada

10/30/23 - Senior Firewood program is FULL FOR WINTER 2023-2024. People who want to APPLY for winter 2024-2025 can call GCSS at 530-615-4541 to be added to a list. Ask for Sonia.
The Senior Firewood Program provides qualified seniors a limited amount of pine/fir to supplement their other home heating sources when wood is available. Also accepts donations of wood as able.

PLEASE NOTE: Anyone wanting to apply to receive wood or donate wood should call to learn the current status of the program. Wood supplies generally run out each season and there are not always enough volunteers to accept wood donations. Call 530-615-4541 to learn when applications open and whether donations are currently being accepted.

At times when the Senior Firewood Program is out of wood, Project Go may be able to help both Nevada & Placer County residents if they are income eligible for LIHEAP (they do not need to be seniors, just income qualified). Call 916-782-3443… [read more]

SKI DUCK #65631122

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  • 152 Mule Creek Circle
    Reno, Washoe
  • Phone 1

SkiDUCK is an entirely volunteer based non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of financially disadvantaged, minority and at-risk youth by teaching and sharing the joys of skiing and snowboarding.

Each season SkiDUCK provides hundreds of kids (ages 7-18) with over 1,000 FREE days of skiing and snowboarding; including free lift tickets, rentals and lessons! In our early days, SkiDUCK expanded to running programs at 15 resorts across nine different states coast to coast.  But they have since returned to their home in beautiful Lake Tahoe, CA and their home resort Palisades Tahoe.  They are so fortunate to have their support and the support of the greater Lake Tahoe community!

SkiDUCK is committed to partnering with local area organizations with similar goals of serving underprivileged youth. If your community or organization is interested in partnering with SkiDUCK to establish a program to introduce disadvantaged youth to the slopes, give them a QUACK!


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  • Auburn, Placer
  • Wellspace Health's 24-Hour Suicide Prevention Crisis Line

WellSpace Health operates the region’s Suicide Prevention Crisis Line. The hotline is nationally accredited and a member of the National Lifeline network. Calls are answered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Emergency Rescue Calls
WellSpace Health responds to calls that involve emergency rescues, such as a suicide in progress, someone on the Foresthill Bridge, or calls patched in from California Highway Patrol or other law enforcement. We are here to help — by telephone, chat, and text.

All Other Calls
The Suicide Prevention Crisis Line receives calls from people of all ages who are feeling depressed, hopeless, alone, desperate, and sometimes considering suicide as a way to end their pain. A person does not have to be suicidal to talk with one of our counselors. Some of our callers are concerned about a friend or loved one who is suicidal. We are here to listen, understand, and offer information and resources as needed.

Crisis Phone Numbers
If you or someone you know is in cri… [read more]


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  • 12183 Locksley Lane
    Auburn, Placer

Seniors First's Telephone Reassurance Program provides homebound seniors with “social calls” by screened and trained volunteers. The purpose of this free program is to alleviate the loneliness and isolation older adults often experience when living alone, or when residing in a rural area with limited access to transportation or social activities.

Call Reassurance provide weekly in-home social calls and also serve as a resource on community services and programs that can help the client retain their independence and remain in their home as long as they choose.

We have seniors throughout Placer County who would like a Friendly Call. If you have an hour a week you could brighten the life of a home-bound senior.

Telephone Reassurance provide:
  • Friendship/Companionship
  • Reminiscence/Life Review
  • Sharing of Available Resources

Who Qualifies
Seniors must be 60 and over, homebound (no longer driving), and able to interact socially.

Volunteer and senior matches are based on shared interests, geog… [read more]


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  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

The FREED Telephone Reassurance program is for anyone feeling lonely or isolated in Nevada County. A phone bank of volunteers makes phone calls Monday - Friday to check-in, chat, and socialize. Individuals who would like to receive telephone calls can choose to receive calls from one day a week up to 5 days a week. 
The FREED Friendly Visitor program matches Friendly Visitor participants to volunteers—who then get together to see movies, hang out, have conversations, play cards, go for a walk, or just talk. Volunteers can also meet by phone. 
Due to factors such as a lack of transportation or community inaccessibility, many seniors and people with disabilities go through prolonged periods of social isolation and loneliness. People who have disabilities identify numerous obstacles to community inclusion. In rural areas, especially, people are at risk for experiencing isolation which is a risk factor leading to many poor health outcomes.
Volu… [read more]


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  • 1032 15th St NW Suite 199
    Washington, District Of Columbia

The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.

NCTE envisions a society in which transgender people not only survive, but thrive, with accepting families and communities, full self-determination over their identities and bodies, and freedom from disrespect, discrimination and violence. For this vision to become a reality, we must also create equity, equal opportunity, safety, health, and economic well-being for all people over their entire lifetimes.

The National Center for Transgender Equality was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who recognized the urgent need for policy change to advance transgender equality. With a committed board of directors, a volunteer staff of one, a…
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  • 311 Vernon Street
    Roseville, Placer

The City of Roseville Volunteer Center  is a community hub that connects Roseville residents with volunteer opportunities in the community. It links people to the volunteering needs of the City municipality and community organizations.

Web pages


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  • 8001 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 100
    Sacramento, Sacramento

HandsOn Sacramento is an online database for connecting volunteers and organizations seeking volunteers.

The Regional Center for Volunteerism-HandsOn Sacramento Disaster Services Program manages and supports volunteers and donations in disaster for four counties: Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer and Yolo. ​It serves as the Emergency Volunteer Center in times of disaster -

Below are links to the Disaster and Emergency Services Programs:

Emergency Volunteer Center  (EVC)/ Emergency Volunteer Management
Emergency Volunteer Corps
Sacramento Region Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)

Web pages