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COMMUNITY CLASSES - CP

CONNECTING POINT #63680461


location_on A
  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada


Free Community Classes on life skills, work skills, health & wellness, and more. https://connectingpoint.org/cp-classes/ or call 530-274-5601

Classes may include
  • Caregiver Essentials
  • Confident Dementia Caregiver
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Nutrition
  • Making Healthcare Decisions-Advance Directives and POLST Forms
  • Ready Set Safe-Preparing for Disaster
  • Stress Busters!
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION - FWV

FUTURES WITHOUT VIOLENCE #70076686


Futures Without Violence provides programs that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world. They seek to foster ongoing dialogue about gender-based violence and child abuse. Their vision is a future without violence that provides education, safety, justice, and hope.
 
Programs include…

DORIS FOLEY LIBRARY FOR HISTORICAL RESEARCH - NCCL

NEVADA COUNTY COMMUNITY LIBRARY #50963193


location_on B
  • 211 North Pine Street
    Nevada City, Nevada

Offers research materials regarding Nevada County history including book, local public records, newspapers, maps, and primary research materials. All materials are for in-Library use only; many of the books are available at other branches. Offers access to Ancestry.com, a genealogy research website.
EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY - CALIFORNIA ADVOCATES FOR NURSING HOME REFORM

CALIFORNIA ADVOCATES FOR NURSING HOME REFORM #47735057


location_on C
  • 1803 6th Street
    Berkeley, Alameda

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), Educates consumers about issues related to long-term care. Provides information about Medi-Cal, how to file complaints against nursing homes, elder abuse and neglect, financial abuse, and estate planning. Maintains a comprehensive list of nursing facilities throughout California, including information about services provided and complaints. Provides pre-placement counseling and information about California nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

Web pages
ELDERWATCH HOTLINE - AARP

AARP-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS #49951574


Offers a toll-free hotline to report fraud and learn more about scams. Specifically oriented for consumers ages 50+ and caregivers.
FRAUD PREVENTION & REPORTING - SSA

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION #71978245


The Social Security Administration is committed to preventing, detecting, and eliminating fraud in their programs.

https://www.ssa.gov/antifraudfacts/

How to report fraud
If you suspect someone of committing fraud, waste, or abuse against Social Security you can contact the Office of the Inspector General’s fraud hotline at 800-269-0271 or submit a report online at https://oig.ssa.gov/.

If you receive a suspicious call from someone alleging to be from Social Security, hang up, and then report details of the call to the Office of the Inspector General at https://oig.ssa.gov/.

Investigations are most successful when you provide as much information as possible about the alleged suspect(s) and/or victim(s) involved. The more you can tell the SSA, the better chance they have of determining whether a crime has been committed. As you fill out a fraud allegation, please include the following about the alleged suspect(s) and/or victim(s):
  • Names.
  • Addresses.
  • Telephone numbers.
  • Dat…
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FRIENDSHIP LINE CALIFORNIA - IOA

INSTITUTE ON AGING #16667848


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  • Institute on Aging
    San Francisco, San Francisco

Friendship Line California operates as both a warmline and as a crisis hotline.
  • Warmline
    • Available for routine phone calls in order to provide support, reassurance, well-being checks, and information and referral for additional care.
  • Crisis line
    • Available to older and disabled adults who may be lonely, bereaved, depressed, and at a higher risk for suicide.

Friendship Line CA offers confidential discussions for people ages 60 years and over and adults with mental and/or physical disabilities who may be lonely, isolated, grieving, experiencing depression, anxiety and/or thinking about death or suicide. Provides emotional support over the phone for incoming calls and for regularly scheduled outgoing calls. 1-800-971-0016

Websites:
HEAD TRAUMA SUPPORT PROJECT

HEAD TRAUMA SUPPORT PROJECT #65630961


location_on E
  • PO Box 215666
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-568-6660

The Head Trauma Support Project aims to improve the quality of life for survivors of brain injury and their families in the greater Sacramento area by providing education, information, and support to survivors, families/caregivers and professionals. Services provided include support groups, educational events, and information and referrals.
 
HEALTH PROGRAM - LSNC

LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA #48899730


location_on F
  • 515 - 12th Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Sacramento Business Office
    916-551-2150

The Legal Services of Northern California Health Program assists clients with legal problems related to getting and keeping health-care services. 

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This is a Ready to Grow (R2G) resource. Ready to Grow is a First 5 Nevada County program to connect children 0-5 with services and information that support their well-being. Organizations with programs that have this R2G tag may have additional programs of interest to families.
HISTORICAL RESEARCH LIBRARY - NCHS

NEVADA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY #4661633


location_on B
  • 161 Nevada City Highway
    Nevada City, Nevada
local_phone
  • Searls Memorial Museum - Main
    530-265-5910

Provides access to records of historical nature, for reference only. Books cannot be checked out but copies can be made of some items.

Offers materials on the area's history and the people and mines which contributed to the development of Nevada County. The Searls contains original documents, including ledgers, diaries, old county records, and letters. In addition, over 10,000 photographs are available for research purposes. Copies of any of the materials is available for a small fee. The Searls family of attorneys also left their early law case records, many of which are the only copies in existence.