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1-800-FREE-411 SERVICE

1-800-FREE-411 #70329183


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  • Marchex, Inc
    Seattle, King

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


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • After-Hours
    2-1-1

211 Connecting Point provides 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 8:30 am to 5 pm. Offers assistance in multiple languages. Services are accessible to people with disabilities. The 211 Connecting Point website offers guided searches by topic with information on community programs and services.

In the event of disasters such as wildfires and winter storms, 211 Connecting Point provides timely disaster-related information via the 211 call center and website.

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

Web pages
ALS ASSOCIATION

ALS ASSOCIATION #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:
  • Caregiver Support Services
  • 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


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  • 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.

Web pages
ASSISTED LIVING OPTIONS INFORMATION - ALI

ASSISTED LIVING INFORMATION #85122118


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  • Grass Valley, Nevada

Can provide general information and answer questions about assisted living options in Nevada County. There are no established resources for people with low or fixed incomes or who have Medicare or Medi-Cal as their only payment option.
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
BRAILLE & TALKING BOOK BLIND SERVICES - CBTBL

CALIFORNIA BRAILLE AND TALKING BOOK LIBRARY #4662138


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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BULLETPOINTS PROJECT WEBSITE

BULLETPOINTS PROJECT #70262051


The mission of the BulletPoints Project is to teach medical and mental health care providers how to reduce the risk of firearm injury in their patients.

https://www.bulletpointsproject.org/
 
One in three households in the US has a gun.
 
The website includes clinical scenarios in which firearms may increase risk, available interventions to reduce risk, and strategies for talking with at-risk patients.
 
BulletPoints is an evidence-based curriculum that will undergo ongoing evaluation to identify effective and sustainable strategies to teach clinicians about firearm injury prevention.
 
Included on the website are sections on:
  • The Basics
    • How to counsel
    • Epidemiology
    • Guns 101 – Overview of types of guns and basic information that can help clinicians have informed conversations with patients and make knowledgeable and appropriate safety recommendations.
    • Firearm law
  • Clinical Scenarios
  • Interventions
  • More resources, including FAQs - https://www.bulletpointsproject.org/faqs/