The term “health care reform” refers to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — the federal law that was passed in March 2010 — as well as any state laws passed to put it in place. Marketplaces, sometimes called “Exchanges,” will be a state- or federal-run website where many people can buy health care coverage. In California, the “Exchange” is called Covered California.
The Nevada County Aging and Disability Guide provides resources for employment, health care, independent living, personal assistance, and many other services.
The Nevada County Basic Needs Guide provides resources for food, housing, clothing, health care and many other services.
CalFresh is a program funded by the USDA to help improve health and nutrition of families with low incomes. CalFresh can stretch food dollars, allowing families and individuals to buy more fruit, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and other healthy foods.
Are you in a crisis situation and need help? Nevada County has 24 hour crisis lines that can help you through difficult times.
Nevada County has a new emergency and mass notification provider. The transition from CityWatch to the industry-lead, high-speed mass notification system, CodeRED, began earlier this year. The transition to CodeRED will offer Nevada County residents access to patented technologies that were not available with the previous provider.
The Nevada County Family Services Guide provides resources for education, family support, legal services, and many other services.
The Nevada County Food Guide provides resources for food distribution, farmer’s markets, supplemental programs, and many other services.
The Nevada County Housing Guide provides resources for apartments, assisting living/care homes, emergency services, mobile home parks, and many other resources.
The County Medical Services Program (CMSP) provides health coverage for low-income, indigent adults in thirty-five, primarily rural California counties. Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid health care program. This program pays for a variety of medical services for children and adults with limited income and resources.
The Nevada County Public Health Guide provides resources for health insurance, prevention, mental health and many other services
The Safely Surrendered Baby Law (SSB) allows a parent or other person who has lawful custody of a baby to surrender that baby, up to 72 hours old, at a safe surrender site without criminal prosecution for abandonment – provided that there is no suspicion of abuse or neglect.
The Nevada County Veteran Guide provides resources for education, benefits assistance, support groups, and many other services.