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1-800-FREE-411 SERVICE

1-800-FREE-411 #70329183


1-800-FREE-411
1-800-373-3411

Users who call the toll-free number 1-800-FREE-411 (1-800-373-3411) use an automated voice recognition system that asks for a location (city and state), type of listing (business, government, or residential), and name. Once the service has located an entry for the requested number, it reads the information aloud and offers callers the option of connecting to the number by pressing a single number on their telephone keypad.

The way it works is that a caller who requests a business number is first presented with a short (about 12 seconds) audio advertisement for a sponsor who operates a competing business in that area; the caller is then given the option of being connected to either that competitor or the business originally requested. If no sponsor operates a local competing business, then the caller hears no advertisement at all. In the latter case, if the caller accepts the option to connect to the desired number, the business receiving … [read more]
211 CONNECTING POINT

CONNECTING POINT #28120626


local_phone
  • After-Hours
    2-1-1

Provides a starting point for anyone seeking information about health and human services programs and assists callers in connecting to the services that best meet their needs. Services are available by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week and by text and instant message Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm. Offers assistance in multiple languages. Services are accessible to people with disabilities. Program website offers guided searches by topic with information on community programs and services.

Service area: Nevada County, Placer County, Tahoe/Truckee
 
211-CDE CALL BACK

CONNECTING POINT #74900411


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Receive a call back from one of our 211 call specialists regarding health and human services programs and connect to the services that best meet your needs. We offer assistance in multiple languages and services are accessible to people with disabilities. The call back service is powered by Connecting Point’s Community Data Exchange (CDE).  

Instructions 
Sign up for an account on 211connectingpoint.org. Include your phone number in your profile. Add this resource to your list and send it to yourself. An option for a direct, electronic referral will appear. A 211 call specialist will follow-up with you as soon as possible. You can review the status of this referral on your profile page.  

Email helpdesk@connectingpoint.org for additional assistance. 

Service area: Nevada County, Placer County, Tahoe/Truckee 

This is one of many possible First 5 Nevada County Rea… [read more]
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.
AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND

AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND #65630854


location_on C
  • 11921 Rockville Pike
    Rockville, Montgomery

The American Kidney Fund provides direct financial assistance to kidney patients in need and education for those with and at risk for kidney disease.
ASIAN PACIFIC COMMUNITY COUNSELING

ASIAN PACIFIC COMMUNITY COUNSELING #65630866


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  • 7273 14th Avenue
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-383-6783

Asian Pacific Community Counseling, Inc., promotes the mental health and wellness of Asian and Pacific Islander communities through culturally and linguistically relevant outreach, prevention, education, therapy, counseling and recovery support services.
AVOID & REPORT FRAUD & SCAMS - FTC

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION #70568928


ReportFraud.ftc.gov is the federal government's website where you can report fraud, scams, and bad business practices.
 
Visit consumer.ftc.gov to find tips and learn how to avoid scams.

Avoid coronavirus scams - https://www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/scams-consumer-advice
AVOID CORONAVIRUS SCAMS - FTC

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION #70704611


The Federal Trade Commission has information about avoiding and reporting coronavirus scams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Avoid coronavirus scams - https://www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/scams-consumer-advice
Consumer alerts & tips for avoiding coronavirus scams - https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/?utm_source=govdelivery
BLOG OF CURRENT SCAMS - FTC

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION #70704939


The Federal Trade Commission has a blog about current scams: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog
BOOK BUDDY AND HOMEBOUND SERVICES - NCCL

NEVADA COUNTY COMMUNITY LIBRARY #10601735


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  • 980 Helling Way
    Nevada City, Nevada

Coordinates volunteers for free delivery and pick-up of library materials to residents who are homebound.