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Affordable Health Care

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.

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Aging and Disability Resource Guide

The California Aging & Disability Resource Connection of Nevada County is designed to connect seniors to local programs and services. Find information on financial assistance, food programs, housing, transportation, veteran services and more.

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Basic Needs

Due to an increasing demand for basic needs such as food, shelter, financial assistance and free health care, we are presently focusing our efforts on creating and maintaining the organizations that offer these services in the 2-1-1 database and making them easily accessible in this Quick Resource Directory. Clothing and Basic Needs Assistive Devices Clothing […]

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CalFresh – Food Assistance Program

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.

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Crisis Lines

Are you in a crisis situation and need help? Nevada County has 24 hour crisis lines that can help you through difficult times.

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Emergency Services

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.

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Family Services Guide

The Family Resource Guide provides information about local, regional, and national programs that offer services for children and families. Clothing and Basic Needs Assistive Devices Clothing and Basic Needs Education and Child Care Child Care Educational Programs School Districts Schools – Private and State Charter Emergency Assistance Fire Police Employment Resources Employment and Training Resources […]

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Food

Over 30% of 211 call referrals are for food resources and 50% of 211 website database searches are food and hunger related. To better meet these needs, we have created this food resource section that features food calendars for both Western and Eastern County that highlight congregate meals and food bank distribution dates and times […]

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Housing Guide

The Nevada County Housing Guide is your resources for apartments, assisting living/care homes, emergency services, emergency utility assistance, housing services, legal services, local agency assisters, and mobile home parks.

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MediCal / DentiCal Care Providers Guide for Nevada County

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.

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Safe Surrender Sites

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. Newborns may be surrendered to any […]

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Veteran Services

The Nevada County Veteran Services Resource is a web-based directory created specifically to help service members and their families find the resources they need. Federal, State and County Benefits Assistance Federal, State and County Benefits Assistance Education Education Employment Resources Employment Resources Basic Needs Clothing and Basic Needs Emergency Assistance Food Pantries Senior Centers Utility […]

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