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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]
AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CONNECTION (ADRC)

PLACER INDEPENDENT RESOURCE SERVICES (PIRS) #77737582


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  • 11768 Atwood Road
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • ADRC Navigator
    916-437-1465

PIRS is a core partner in the Placer County Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC). The ADRC serves as a “no wrong door” point of entry to discuss options for the long-term services and supports (LTSS) available for older adults, people with disabilities, their families and personal assistants. Through Options Counseling, PIRS Advocates can assist people in making informed decisions about their long–term care needs, and to help them make a plan to be able to live as they want in the community. You can contact the ADRC through the ADRC navigator at (916) 437-1465, at PIRS at (530) 885-6100 or PlacerADRC@AgencyOnAging4.org

PIRS:
  • Advocates for the rights of people with disabilities
  • Educates the community about disability issues
  • Provides services to persons with disabilities to live independent productive lives

Placer Independent Resource Services serves Placer, El Dorado, and Alpine counties.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE COORDINATION - PIRS

PLACER INDEPENDENT RESOURCE SERVICES (PIRS) #77737574


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  • 11768 Atwood Road
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • AT Resource Specialist
    530-885-6100 ext. 28

Assistive technology can empower people to do things for themselves. 
Assistive technology (AT) is any device, software, or equipment that helps people communicate or function better. AT can be as high-tech as a power wheelchair or as low-tech as a pair of eyeglasses. The AT coordinator at PIRS provides AT information, referrals, and related services to encourage and support people with disabilities to live more independently.  The AT coordinator also advocates for access to and funding for AT.  You can contact the AT Resource Specialist at (530) 885-6100 ext. 28. 

PIRS:
  • Advocates for the rights of people with disabilities
  • Educates the community about disability issues
  • Provides services to persons with disabilities to live independent productive lives

Placer Independent Resource Services serves Placer, El Dorado, and Alpine counties.
BRAILLE & TALKING BOOK BLIND SERVICES - CBTBL

CALIFORNIA BRAILLE AND TALKING BOOK LIBRARY #4662138


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  • 900 N Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento

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
local_phone
  • Social Services- Truckee
    530-582-7803

For winter storm 12/27/21
CALFRESH BENEFITS – NEVADA COUNTY
CalFresh Reimbursement. The State of California will issue automatic CalFresh food benefit replacements for residents who lost food due to power outages resulting from the December 27th storm. Replacement benefits will apply to households with physical addresses in the following zip codes:

95986
95945
95959
95949

Benefit replacements will be issued as credit to Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards on January 27, 2022. The replacement amount will be 25% of regular December benefits issued December 1st through 10th and Emergency Allotments issued on December 4th.

For information or assistance, please contact the Department of Social Services by email or by phone at 530-265-1340.Ways to apply for CalFresh Replacement Benefits or CalFresh Disaster Benefits (Replacement benefits are for people already enrolled in CalFresh, Disaster benefits are for those who are not currently enrolled):

ONLINE: Go to getcalfresh.org and scroll down to:… [read more]
CALIFORNIA TELEPHONE ACCESS PROGRAM (CTAP) - CPUC

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION #70267017


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  • 1300 Ethan way STE 105
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • English / ASL
    1-800-806-1191

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. 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 available. Find equipment here.

Repair and Exchange Policy
If your equipment is not working properly, get in touch with the Contact Center, or visit one of the Service Centers. More info: https://ddtp.cpuc.ca.gov/default1.aspx?id=1246

Websites:
  • California Telephone Ac…
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CALWORKS - COUNTY OF PLACER

CALWORKS - COUNTY OF PLACER #65630890


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  • 11542 B Avenue
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • 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]
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.

2022 Chipping Program is up and running. Wait times can be 2-6 weeks. Our 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.

For Chipping Program instructions, please see:Sub… [read more]