Public Health Resources

Table of Contents

Access To Care / Insurance

Accident, Injury, and Abuse Prevention

Assistive Technology

Behavioral Health

Clinics

Communicable Disease Control

Community Data

Crisis and Suicide Prevention

Emergency Response

Food and Nutrition

Health

Mental Health

Prescription Assistance

Violence Prevention

Vital Records

Wellness

Access To Care / Insurance

Health Insurance

Anthem Blue Cross
800-407-4627
Website: anthem.com
Answers questions about health plans.

California Health And Wellness
877-658-0305
Website: cahealthwellness.com
Answers questions about health plans.

Covered California
800-752-6631 or 800-675-2607
Website: coveredca.com
Answers questions about health care insurance coverage.

Health Insurance Assistance

Covered California
800-752-6631 or 800-675-2607
Website: coveredca.com
Answers questions about health care insurance coverage.

Health Care Options
530-265-1649
800-430-4263 Voice or 800-430-7077 TTY
Website: healthcareoptions.dhcs.ca.gov
Offers enrollment assistance with managed care plans, help with changing plans,
disenrollment from plans, and getting enrollment materials in another language or
format.

HICAP – Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy
HICAP Services of Northern CA
3950 Industrial Blvd., Suite 500
West Sacramento, CA 95691
916-376-8915 or 530-271-0255
Website: hicapservices.net
Provides counseling and advocacy services for Medicare beneficiaries residing in
Nevada County.

Medicare Physician Referral
530-274-6607 – referrals for Sierra Nevada affiliated physicians
800-633-4227 – National Medicare helpline
Website: medicare.gov
Provides information about medical providers who accept Medicare.

Nevada County Department of Social Services
950 Maidu Ave., Suite 120
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-26501340
Email: dss@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Helps determine MediCal eligibility and assists with enrollment including application
assistance for seniors and people with disabilities.

Information And Referral

211 Nevada County
MediCal / DentiCal Care Providers Guide
2-1-1 or 877-847-0499
Website: 211nevadacounty.org
Includes providers who accept Medi-Cal and/or DentiCal, Anthem Blue Cross MediCal,
and California Health & Wellness MediCal.  These providers may not have room for new
MediCal patients or may only be seeing established patients.  Some offices may have a
long wait list.

Accident, Injury, and Abuse Prevention

Accident and Injury Prevention

California Highway Patrol Grass Valley Office
Car Seat Safety Services
11363 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Email: gtassone@chp.ca.gov
Website: chp.ca.gov
Offers child seat lessons by appointment for families and individuals
to demonstrate how to properly secure a child in a safety seat.

Falls Prevention Coalition
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 271-0255
Fax: (530) 271-0849
Email: info.nevcofallsprevention@gmail.com
Website: nevadacountyfallsprevention.com
Offers free community presentations and annual events that educate and inform seniors and
people with disabilities of ways to reduce their risk of falling, thereby enhancing their quality
of life and maintaining their independence.

FREED Center for Independent Living
Fix-It Program
2059 Nevada City Hwy, Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
Website: freed.org
Provides contact information for volunteers who can make minor home repairs or modifications
which are health or safety related. These minor home repairs and modifications support people
with disabilities and seniors to continue to live in their own homes and not become
institutionalized.

Nevada County Beekeepers Association
530-265-3756 or 530-675-2924
Email: queenbeez@att.net
Website: nevadacountybeekeepers.org
Swarm removal for Nevada and Yuba Counties.

Assistive Technology

Assistive Devices

Assurance Wireless
Lifeline Cell Phone Program
PO Box 686
Parsippany, NJ 07054
888-898-4888 or 888-321-5880
Email: ourteam@assurancewireless.com
Website: www.assurancewireless.com
Facilitates a federal Lifeline Assistance program through Virgin Mobile using the Sprint
Network. Provides a free cell phone and minutes to allow qualified individuals a
worry-free way to stay connected.

Bill’s Wheels
Co-sponsored by The Grass Valley Elks and the Grass Valley Knights of Columbus
Donations mailed to:  Bill Dobbins c/o Grass Valley Elks
109 S. School St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-1550
Provides mobility devices like motorized scooters, wheelchairs, and walkers to
qualified individuals free of charge for as long as needed.

Budget Mobile Lifeline
1325 Barksdale Boulevard
Bossier City, LA 71111
888-777-4007
Website: budgetmobile.com
Facilitates a federal Lifeline Assistance program using the Verizon
Wireless Network. Provides a free cell phone, minutes, and texts
to allow qualified individuals a worry-free way to stay connected.

FREED Center for Independent Living
Assistive Technology

2059 Nevada City Hwy, Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

Gold Country Hearing Center
1097 E. Main St., Suite B
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-615-0085
Website: goldhearing.com
Provides hearing amplification devices.

Gold Country Lions Club
Contact:  Eileen Valdez Woods
Message Phone:  530-277-3585
Provides low cost hearing aids and glasses for qualified individuals.

Innovative Rehabilitation Technology, Inc.
13453 Colfax Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-2090 or 800-322-4784
Email: Info@IRTI.net
Website: store.irti.net
Provides technology products and services for individuals who are blind,
have low vision, or learning differences.

Lifeline Systems
Medical Alert Systems – Philips Lifeline Systems
111 Lawrence St.
Framingham, MA 01702
800-380-3111
Email: govtservices@lifelinesystems.com or info@philips.com
Website: lifelinesys.com
Provides personal medical alert service and equipment with trained operators
who will instantly respond to the touch of the Personal Help Button anytime.

LifeStation
Medical Alert Systems
866-220-0942
Website: lifestation.com
Offers medical monitoring systems that allow users to easily contact help in an
emergency situation by simply pressing one button.

Northern Home Medical
930 Idaho Maryland Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-9021
Email: northernhomemedical@gmail.com
Website: northernhomemedical.com
Provides home medical respiratory and medical equipment.

Sierra Prosthetics and Orthotics
138 Joerschke Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-1004
Email: sierrapo@gv.net
Website: sierraprosthetics.com

Behavioral Health

Substance Abuse Services

California Friday Night Live
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: fridaynightlive.org
Provides a drug and alcohol abuse prevention program for youth between 12 – 24 years.
Focuses on chronic disease prevention, HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, tobacco, and
AOD prevention.

Coalition For a Drug-Free Nevada County
440 Henderson St., Suite C
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-7956
Email: info@drugfreenevadacounty.org
Website: drugfreenevadacounty.org
Supports community prevention programs to eliminate substance abuse among
Nevada County’s youth.

Common Goals, Inc.
256 Buena Vista Street, Suite 100
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-2000
Email: Joe@CommonGoalsInc.org
Website: commongoalsinc.org
Provides substance abuse treatment programs to individuals and their families with an adult
outpatient program, adolescent outpatient programs, counseling, and assessments.

Community Recovery Resources (CORR)
180 Sierra College Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-9541 or 855-467-3496
Email: grassvalley@corr.us
Website: corr.us
Offers substance abuse treatment and mental health counseling.

Nevada County Behavioral Health – Alcohol and Drug Services
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 120
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1437
Email: behavioral.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Offers community mental health services and alcohol and drug treatment services
in partnership with organizations, individual providers, and county agencies.

Nevada County Public Health Department
Tobacco Use Prevention
500 Crown Point Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Educates the community about the harmful effects of tobacco on individuals, families,
and the environment.

Tahoe Truckee Future Without Drug Dependence – TTFWDD
PO Box 366
Truckee, CA 96160
530-546-1924
Email: fwdd@ttcf.net
Website: ttwdd.com
Supports community prevention programs to eliminate substance abuse among
Nevada County’s youth in the Tahoe Truckee area.

Truckee – North Tahoe Mental & Behavioral Health Resource Directory
Produced by The Wellness Neighborhood
Provides directory of providers (primarily accepting private pay and insurance) in Nevada and Placer Counties.
Website: tfhd.com

Support Groups – Behavioral Health

Al-anon and Al-ateen
175 Joerschke Dr., Suite K
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Linda Janssen – Public Outreach 530-265-9027
888-482-4240
Provides help to families and friends of alcoholics by practicing the Al-Anon
12 Steps of Recovery and by welcoming and giving comfort to those affected
by someone else’s drinking.  Call for Al-anon meeting times.  Al-ateen meets
every Thursday at 7:00pm.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Meeting Hotline:  530-272-6287
Website: simeetings.com
Hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Provides meeting locations, times, and directions.

Celebrate Recovery
Meets at:  Twin Cities Church
11726 Rough & Ready Hwy
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Men Call 530-205-6359 Women Call 530-913-1969
Twin Cities Office:  Natalie Thompson 530-273-6425
Website: twincitieschurch.com
Free childcare.  Meets Fridays 7:00pm – 9:30pm.  First Friday Dinner is 6:00pm – 6:45pm.
12 step program and co-dependency programs.

Community Recovery Resources (CORR)
180 Sierra College Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-9541
Email: droyer@corr.us
Website: corr.us
Offers smoking cessation group.

Marijuana 12 Step Program
Meeting Location:  Community Recovery Resources (CORR)
180 Sierra College Dr., Room #106
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Website: marijuana-anonymous.org
Open, non-smoking.  Meets Wednesdays from 6:30pm – 7:30pm.

Narcotics Anonymous
Sierra Foothills Area of Narcotics Anonymous (SFANA)
PO Box 4280
Auburn, CA 95604
530-265-1635 or Nar-Anon 800-477-6291
Email: publicinformation@sfana.org
Website: sfana.org
Provides twelve-step support groups for men and women who are challenged by drug addiction.
Visit website to locate meeting locations and times.

Nicotine Free
530-274-7939
Provides smoking cessation classes in Grass Valley area.

Clinics

Local Clinics

Chapa De Indian Health Program
Health Clinic and Dental Clinic
1350 E. Main St., Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-8545
11670 Atwood Rd., Auburn, CA 95603
530-887-2800
Website: chapa-de.org
Accepts Medi-Cal, California Health & Wellness MediCal, Anthem Blue Cross and Medicare.
Provides general medical and dental care, behavioral health services, optometry, women’s health services, a pharmacy, and
substance abuse services.

Citizens For Choice
The Clinic!
120 Richardson Street, Suite A
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-521-3273
Email: info@citizensforchoice.org
Website: citizensforchoice.org
Promotes justice through education, access to healthcare, and legislative advocacy. Provides
high quality, affordable care for sexual and reproductive health of women, men, and teens.

LivingWell Medical Clinic
105 Catherine Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-6800
Email: info@livingwellgv.org
Website: livingwellgv.org
Offers no cost, confidential pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, and pregnancy options including only prenatal care and adoption.

Nevada County Public Health Immunizations Clinics
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110, Grass Valley, CA 95945
(In Whispering Pines Business Park)
Accepts Medi-Cal and California Health & Wellness MediCal.
Provides immunizations for children and adults via the mobile services van and at
locations in Grass Valley, North San Juan, Town of Washington, and Truckee.
Mobile Services Van
Veterans’ Building Parking Lot
255 South Auburn
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Sierra Family Medical Clinic, Inc.
15301 Tyler Foote Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-292-3478
Email: info@sierraclinic.org
Website: sierraclinic.org
Accepts MediCal, Medicare, Anthem Blue Cross and California Health and Wellness.
Offers general medical and dental care as well as behavioral health services and emergency care
in the San Juan Ridge area.

Tahoe Forest Health Clinic
10956 Donner Pass Rd., Suite 230
Truckee, CA 96161
530-582-3277
Email: information@tfhd.com
Website: tfhd.com
Provides primary care for any one unable to access health care in the community.  Accepts all
insurances including MediCal.  Offers sliding scale for clinic visits to those who qualify.

Truckee Public Health Clinic and Teen Clinic
10075 Levon Ave, Suite 207
Truckee, CA 96161
530-582-7814
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides confidential reproductive health services to teens including clinical exams, testing,
treatment, and health education.  Call for days and time.  Accepts MediCal.

Western Sierra Medical Center
AKA: Miners Family Health Center
844 Old Tunnel Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 9595
530-274-9762
Accepts MediCal, and Medicare
Western Sierra Medical Center – Downieville
Mobile Health Services
209 Nevada Street
Downieville, CA 95936
530-289-3298 Medical and Mobile Health Services
530-289-3199 Dental
Email: wsmc@wsmclinic.org
Website: wsmcmed.org
Accepts MediCal, Medicare, Anthem Blue Cross, and California Health and Wellness.
Offers general medical and dental services, behavioral health counseling, urgent care center and a
teen health clinic as well as mobile health services.

Regional Clinics

Placer County Medical Clinics
Auburn:  11583 C. Ave, DeWitt Center in Auburn, CA 95603
530-889-7215
Tahoe:  8665 Salmon Ave, Kings Beach, CA 96143
530-546-1970
Website: placer.ca.gov
Provides out-patient medical care for adults and children that qualify for MediCal,
managed MediCal that includes Anthem Blue Cross and California Health & Wellness,
Medicare and Medical Care Services Program (MCSP.)

Communicable Disease Control

Communicable Disease Prevention

Communicable Disease Prevention
Nevada County Public Health
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Investigates and responds to infectious and communicable disease, as well as potential
outbreaks in the community.  Provides forms for provider use to assist in reporting
communicable diseases as well as
informational resources.

Vector Program
Nevada County Environmental Health
950 Maidu Ave, Suite 170
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1222
Email: env.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Monitors and responds to vectorborne diseases that can be passed from animals to people
including plague, hantavirus, rabies, tickborne diseases, West Nile Virus and others. Provides
integrated mosquito management by request looking for physical, biological and larvicide
treatment solutions for property owners.

Immunizations

Nevada County Public Health Immunizations Clinics
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(In Whispering Pines Business Park)
Accepts Medi-Cal and California Health & Wellness MediCal.
Provides immunizations for children and adults at
locations in Grass Valley, North San Juan, Town of Washington, and Truckee.
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Community Data

Local and Regional Community Data

211 Nevada County
Community Data
2-1-1 or out of county 877-847-0499
Email: kristinam@ns-pa.org
Website: 211nevadacounty.org
Provides valuable information about our community and serves as a barometer of health and
human service needs in Nevada County.

Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee
2014 North Tahoe Truckee Community Report Card

11071 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-1776
Email: info@communitycollaborative.org
Website: communitycollaborative.org
Measures change and progress in the Tahoe Truckee region.

Crisis and Suicide Prevention

Local Crisis Lines

DVSAC – Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition
24 Hour Crisis Line:  530-273-3780

KARE Crisis Nursery
24 Hour Crisis Line 530-265-6520

Nevada County Behavioral Health
24 Hour Mental Health Crisis Line:  530-265-5811 or 888-801-1437

Nevada County Child Protective Services (CPS) Hotline
Hotline operates 24/7 530-273-4291 or 888-456-9380
If you are concerned that a child is experiencing abuse or neglect, make a report by
calling the CPS hotline.

Tahoe Safe Alliance
800-736-1060

Domestic Violence Hotline

Regional and National Crisis Lines

California Poison Control Center
800-222-1222

California Youth Crisis Line
California Coalition For Youth
For youth 12 – 24 yrs and adults supporting youth.
24 Hour Crisis Line:  1-800-843-5200
Free and confidential.

Lifeline Crisis Chat
Website: crisischat.org
Provides online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services within the United States from 2pm to 2am Eastern Time seven days a week.

Military Crisis Line – US Department of Veteran Affairs
800-273-8255 Vets Press #1
Text the word “HOPE” to 916-668-4226
Text to 838255

National Runaway Safeline
Crisis Line:  800-786-2929

Placer County Crisis and Emergency Services
For Children and Adults
Adult Protective Services:  916-787-8860 or toll free 888-886-5401
Family and Children’s Services:  916-872-6549 or tell free 866-293-1940

US Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE 7233

Local Help Lines

211 Nevada County
Information and Assistance
Call 2-1-1 or 877-847-0499, if calling outside the Nevada County area

Nevada County Adult Protective Services
530-265-1217 or 888-339-7248

Nevada County Child Protective Services
530-273-4291 or 888-456-9380

Regional and National Help Lines

Al-Anon/Alateen Meetings
Schedule for Regional Meetings
530-268-4558

Alcoholics Anonymous Helpline
Schedule for Regional Meetings
530-272-6287 or 530-546-1126

California HIV/AIDS Hotline
800-367-AIDS (2437) or 415-863-2437
TDD for the deaf:  888-225-AIDS (2437)

California Missing Persons Hotline
800-222-FIND (3463) or 916-227-3290
Email: missing.persons@doj.ca.gov
Website: ag.ca.gov

California Smokers’ Helpline
Smokers’ Helpline 800-No-Butts (800-662-8887)
Tobacco Snuff or Chew Helpline 800-844-CHEW (2439)

Narcotics Anonymous Hotline
530-546-1116
or 888-423-3428

Safe Helpline
Us Department of Defense (DoD)
Sexual Assault Support For The DoD Community 877-995-5247
Text zip code or installation/base name to 55247 or 202-470-5546 if outside US

Self Abuse Finally Ends Helpline
(cutting)
800- 366-8288 (don’t cut)

Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline
800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)
Crisis counseling and intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Website: thursdayschild.org

Tobacco Snuff or Chew Helpline
800-844-CHEW or 2439

WellSpace Health Parent Support Line
Offers 24 hour Parent Support Line
888-281-3000

Medical Information Help Lines

Anthem
24/7 NurseLine:  800-337-4770
Call the number listed on insurance ID card and give  ID number to nurse.

Blue Shield of California
NurseHelp 24/7:  877-304-0504
Call the number listed on insurance ID card and give ID number to nurse.

California Health & Wellness
24/7 NurseWise:  877-658-0305
Call the number listed on insurance ID card and give ID number to nurse.

National AIDS & STDS Hotline
(CDC) 800-232-INFO (4636)

In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Suicide Prevention and Support

Friends For Survival
916-392-0664 or 800-646-7322

Helpline for friends, family, or therapists touched by suicide.

The Friendship Line
Institute on Aging
Crisis Line:  800-971-0016 or 415-752-3778
24-hour crisis intervention and warmline for seniors 60 yrs and over
as well as adults with disabilities and care givers.  Accredited by the
American Assocation of Suicidology

National Crisis Hotline
800-SUICIDE 784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24 Hour Crisis Line:  800-273-8255
TTY  800-799-4889
Auburn, CA 530-885-2300

Nevada County Behavioral Health
24 Hour Mental Health Crisis Line:  530-265-5811 or 888-801-1437

Trevor Project
LQBT Youth Suicide Hotline
866-4-U-TREVOR

Emergency Services

Hospitals

Dignity Health Medical Group – Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
155 Glasson Way, Suite L-10, Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-6677
280 Sierra College Dr., Suite 12o, Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-4480
409 Joerschke Dr., Grass Valley, CA 95945
Website: sierranevadamedgroup.org
Provides healthcare services.  Accepts Medicare and Anthem Blue Cross and California
Health & Wellness.

Tahoe Forest Health System – Tahoe Forest Hospital
10956 Donner Pass Rd., Suite 230
Truckee, CA 96161
530-582-3277
Email: information@tfhd.com
Website: tfhd.com
Provides primary care for any one unable to access health care in the community.  Accepts all
insurances including MediCal.  Offers sliding scale for clinic visits to those who qualify.

Urgent Care

Western Sierra Medical Center
AKA: Miners Family Health Center
844 Old Tunnel Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 9595
530-274-9762
Accepts MediCal, and Medicare
Email: wsmc@wsmclinic.org
Website: wsmcmed.org
Urgent care will be available: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Accepts MediCal, Medicare, Anthem Blue Cross, and California Health and Wellness.
The urgent care service will offer no-appointment-needed, same-day health care.
All people are welcome, regardless of their income level. Most insurance plans will be accepted,
including private, Veterans, Medicare and Medi-Cal.

Yubadocs Urgent Care
Fowler Center
2090 Nevada City Hwy
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-5020
Email: info@yubadocs.com
Website: yubadocs.com
Does not accept MediCal.

Food and Nutrition

Community Meals

Divine Spark
Wagner Building 308 Main Street, Suite 6
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-913-2050
Email: shirley.kinghorn@gmail.com
Website: divinespark.us
Provides hot meals on Sundays 10:00am – 12:00 noon.  Offers bag lunches and food
vouchers as well as donated clothing, tents, and sleeping bags when available.

Food and Resource Support Center
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church
Mailing:  10930 Alder Dr., Truckee, CA 96161
Location:  10111 E. Street, Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-3595
Email: info@assumptiontruckee.com
Website: assumptiontruckee.com
Provides a hot meal every Thursday between 12:00 noon and 2:00pm.  Representatives
from social service agencies are present so clients can apply for services.

Gold Country Community Services
High Noon Cafe
Located in Nevada City Senior Apartment Bldg.
841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Monday – Friday 12:00 noon
530-273-4961
Mountain Cafe
Located in the North San Juan Senior Center 29190 State Highway 40, North San Juan, CA 95960
Every Thursday from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm
530-292-9048
Email: info@goldcountryservices.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org
Provides nutritious meals in a friendly setting for seniors 60 years and older.

Grass Valley United Methodist Church
236 South Church Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-1946
Email: info@GV-UMC.org
Website: GV-UMC.org
Offers Last Friday Suppers on the last Friday of the month from 5:30pm – 6:30pm.

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Nevada City
201 High St.
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-8836
Email: trinityoffice@sbcglobal.net
Website: trinitync.net
Provides a meal for those that are homeless on Tuesdays at 5:00pm.  During the winter,
meals are provided at the church.  During warmer times of the year, meals are provided
at Pioneer Park.

Project MANA
948 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV 89451
775-298-0008
Email: info@projectmana.org
Website: projectmana.org
Facilitates the Stone Soup community meal program in Truckee.

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
235 Chapel Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-2347
Email: stpatchurch@sbcglobal.net
Website: saintpatrickgrassvalley
Provides congregate dinners and companionship for people of all faiths on the 2nd and 4th
Monday of each month from 5:00pm – 6:00pm in the Small Hall.

Sierra Roots
PO Box 2086
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-264-5113
Website: SierraRoots.org
Provides nutrient dense meals to the homeless on Thursdays at 11:30 am at the Holy Trinity
Episcopal Church Nevada City located at 201 High St., Nevada City, CA 95959.

Food Banks

Auburn Interfaith Food Closet
12972 Earhart Ave, Suite 301
Auburn, CA 95602
530-885-1921
Website: auburnfoodcloset.org
Open Monday – Friday from 10:00am – 2:00pm and the last Saturday or the month
with the exception of December.

Christmas Cheer All Year
1120 3rd St.
South Lake Tahoe, NV 96150
530-542-4934
Email: tahoejoanne@aol.com
Provides nutritious food at food bank for those in need in the Tahoe and Truckee area.
Must provide ID and proof of residence.

Food Bank of Nevada County
Location:  310 Railroad Ave, #100, Grass Valley, CA 95945
Mailing:   578 Sutton Way, #187, Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-3796
Email: foodbanknc@att.net
Website: foodbankofnc.org
Call during office hours, Mon – Thur 8:30am-3:00pm, for distribution site locations,
days, and times.  Must produce some form of ID to prove that you live in Nevada County.

Interfaith Food Ministry of Nevada County
440 Henderson Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-8132
Email: info@interfaithfoodministry.org
Website: interfaithfoodministry.org
Provides supplemental food, including baby formula and baby food when available, to
low income families. MWF from 10:00AM-1:00.  Each family may receive food one time
every every two weeks regardless of immigration status.  Phone answered before 1:00pm
on MWF and before 10:00am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Must produce some form of
ID to prove residency in Nevada County.  Social Security numbers needed for each person
in family.

Project MANA
948 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV 89451
775-298-0008
Email: info@projectmana.org
Website: projectmana.org
Provides weekly food distributions, food deliveries to homebound community
members, a community garden program, food stamp outreach, nutrition education,
the Let’s Talk Turkey holiday food distribution program, and community meals.

Food Supplement Programs

Nevada County Public Assistance – CalFresh
950 Maidu Ave.
Nevada City, CA 95959
211 or 530-265-1340 or 888-809-1340 Toll Free 24 Hour Crisis Line
Truckee Dept. of Social Services – Truckee Public Assistance
10075 Levon Ave., Suite 204
Truckee, CA 96161
530-582-7803 or 888-339-7248
Offers supplemental nutrition assistance program to qualified individuals and families to
purchase healthy food.

Nevada County Public Health Department – Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental
Nutrition Program (WIC)
471 Sutton Way, Suite 204
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1454
Truckee Women Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)
10075 Levon Ave, Suite 207
Truckee, CA 96161
530-582-7814
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Gives food and formula vouchers to help qualified families purchase healthy,
nutritious foods for their infants and children under 5 years of age.

Home Delivery

Food Bank of Nevada County
Outreach Program
Location:  310 Railroad Ave, #100, Grass Valley, CA 95945
Mailing:   578 Sutton Way, #187, Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-3796
Email: foodbanknc@att.net
Website: foodbankofnc.org
Visit 211nevadacounty.org Food section for distribution site locations,
days, and times.  Must produce some form of ID to  prove that you live in
Nevada County.

Gold Country Community Services, Inc.
Home Delivered Meals
Located at Nevada City Senior Apartments, 841 Old Tunnel Rd., Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Email: info@goldcountryservices.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org
Provides home delivered meals to qualified seniors 60 and above. Meals are delivered
within the areas of Nevada City, Grass Valley, Cedar Ridge, Penn Valley, Alta Sierra,
Lake Wildwood, and Lake of the Pines.

Project MANA
948 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV 89451
775-298-0008
Email: info@projectmana.org
Website: projectmana.org
Provides weekly food distributions, food deliveries to homebound community
members, a community garden program, food stamp outreach, nutrition education,
the Let’s Talk Turkey holiday food distribution program, and community meals.

Nutrition And Cooking Classes

Co-Op Community Cooking School
Briar Patch Co-Op Natural Food Community Market

648 Zion St.
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-272-5333 ext. 134
Email: Contact Hilary at classes@briarpatch.coop
Website: briarpatch.coop
Offers cooking and nutrition classes to empower and inspire people to make
healthier food choices, as they experience a sense of connection and
fellowship with others while learning about, cooking, and enjoying delicious,
nutritious food.

Food Manager Certification Training and Exam
Nevada County Environmental Health Department
950 Maidu Ave, Suite 170
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1222
Email: env.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides a one-day class that consists of a 6 hour review and 2 hour exam based on the study
workbook.

Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention
Nevada County Public Health

500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(In Whispering Pines Business Park)
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Partners with local community members as part of the Be Well collaborative group.
Promotes healthy foods and active living through cooking, nutrition, and movement
classes.

Senior Nutrition Programs

Gold Country Community Services
High Noon Cafe
Located in Nevada City Senior Apartment Bldg. 841 Old Tunnel Road, Grass Valley, CA 95945
Monday – Friday 12:00 noon
530-273-4961
Mountain Cafe
Located in the North San Juan Senior Center 29190 State Highway 40, North San Juan, CA 95960
Every Thursday from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm
530-292-9048
Email: info@goldcountryservices.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org
Provides nutritious meals in a friendly setting for seniors 60 years and older.

Gold Country Community Services, Inc.
Home Delivered Meals
Located at Nevada City Senior Apartments, 841 Old Tunnel Rd., Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Email: info@goldcountryservices.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org
Provides home delivered meals to qualified seniors 60 and above. Meals are delivered
within the areas of Nevada City, Grass Valley, Cedar Ridge, Penn Valley, Alta Sierra,
Lake Wildwood, and Lake of the Pines.

Sierra Senior Services
10040 Estates Dr.
PO Box 4152
Truckee, CA 96161
530-550-7600
Email: info@sierraseniors.org
Website: sierraseniors.org
Provides delivered meals Monday through Friday for eligible seniors 60 years and
older in the Truckee area. Offers congregate lunches Monday-Friday from 12:00 noon
to 12:45pm.  Free for seniors 60 and above, $8 for individuals under 60 years.

Support Groups – Food Related Issues

Food Addicts
Meeting Location:  Nevada County Contractors Association
149 Crown Point Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact:  Judy 530-470-0473
Meets Mondays at 7:00pm.

Overeaters Anonymous
Meeting location:  Trinity Episcopal Church
201 High Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-8836
Email: trinityoffice@sbcglobal.net
Website: oa.org
Meets Mondays at 12:30 and Saturdays at 10:00am.

Health

Assistance With End of Life Arrangements

Funeral Consumers Alliance, Inc
33 Patchen Road
South Burlington, VT 05403
802-865-8300
Email: sherry@funerals.org or fca@funerals.org
Website: funerals.org
Provides information to help consumers choose a meaningful, dignified and
affordable funeral.

Hospice of the Foothills
11270 Rough and Ready Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-5739
Email: hospice@hofo.org
Website: hospiceofthefoothills.org

Low Income Assistance Cremation Program
Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator
950 Maidu Ave, Suite 280
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1471
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Offers cremation services to individuals with little or no income or resources.
To qualify, both the decedent and the person(s) legally responsible for the
disposition of the remains must be qualified as low income.

Tahoe Forest Hospital District
Tahoe Forest Hospice

10121 Pine Avenue, PO Box 759
Truckee, CA 96160
530-587-6011
Email: information@tfhd.com
Website: tfhd.com

Children’s Medical Services

California Children’s Services CCS
Nevada County Public Health Department
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides treatment for children with certain physical limitations and chronic
conditions or diseases.  Most physically handicapping conditions are eligible
for benefits under the CCS Program. This tax supported program authorizes
and pays for specific medical services and rehabilitation for children by CCS
approved specialists and has a Medical Therapy Program (MTU).

Child Health and Disability Prevention CHDP
Nevada County Public Health Department
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Coordinates complete health assessments by medical providers for the early
detection and prevention of disease and disabilities in California’s children
and youth.

Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health
Nevada County Public Health Department
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-7269
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides home visits for both prenatal and postpartum mothers of babies up
to six months old, referrals and assistance, postpartum visits for information
on childhood immunizations, and breastfeeding referral and support.

Environmental Health

Safe Body Art Program
Nevada County Environmental Health
950 Maidu Ave, Suite 170
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1222
Email: env.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides minimum statewide standards for practitioners and facilities in the business of tattooing,
body piercing, permanent cosmetics and branding.  The requirements are intended to  protect both
the practitioner and the client from transmission of infectious diseases through the application of
proper body art procedures and the control of cross-contamination of instruments and supplies.

HIV Testing Sites and Information

California HIV/AIDS Hotline
800-367-AIDS (2437) or 415-863-2437
TDD for the deaf:  888-225-AIDS (2437)

Citizens For Choice
The Clinic!
120 Richardson Street, Suite A
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-3331
Email: info@citizensforchoice.org
Website: citizensforchoice.org
Provides HIV testing.

Nevada County Public Health
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(In Whispering Pines Business Park)
530-265-1228
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Offers free rapid HIV testing.  Post test counseling and referrals will also
be provided.  Funding provided by NorCal AIDS Cycle.

Placer County Medical Clinics
Auburn:  11583 C. Ave, DeWitt Center in Auburn, CA 95603
530-889-7215
Tahoe:  8665 Salmon Ave, Kings Beach, CA 96143
530-546-1970
Website: placer.ca.gov
Provides HIV testing Wednesdays by appointment only.

Yuba County Health Clinic
5730 Packard Ave., Suite 100
Marysville, CA 95901
530-746-6366
Website: co.yuba.ca.us
Provides HIV testing Tuesdays and Fridays 8:00am – 11:30am and 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

Lead Poisoning Information and Prevention

National Lead Information Center
800-424-LEAD (5323) or TDD 800-526-5456

Nevada County Public Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
500 Crown Point Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450 or 530-582-7814 in Truckee
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides education to community schools, medical practitioners, and childhood
centers regarding blood test screening, lead exposure risks, and resources.

Safe Drinking Water Hotline
800-426-4791

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Michael G. Dahle, MD
105 Margaret Lane, Suite B.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-9058
Accepts MediCal, and Medicare by referral.

Dr. Carol Milazzo
406 Sunrise Ave., Suite 280
Roseville, CA 95661
916-782-3786
Website: cfmilazzo.com
Primary care for children and adolescents.  Accepts all MediCal.

Alison Osborn, Licensed Midwife
530-477-1154
Email: alisonosborn@sbcglobal.net
Website: alisonthemidwife.com
Helps women give birth in a loving, supportive, professional and
empowering atmosphere.

Sierra Women’s Health Associates
Dr. Leonard Leon, MD
Dr. Brian Retherford, MD
280 Sierra College Dr, Suite 125
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-8486
Email: dddavis5@sbcglobal.net
Accepts MediCal by referral. Accepts Medicare.

 Tahoe Forest Multi-Specialty Clinic – Pediatrics
10956 Donner Pass Road, Suite 260
Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-3523
Website: .tfhd.com
Accepts all MediCal.  Call for more information.

Tahoe Forest Women’s Center
10175 Levon Ave
Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-1041 and 24 hour emergency answering service 866-921-5236
Website: tfwc.net
Accept MediCal by referral, and Medicare

Pulmonary and Respiratory Resources

AirNow
Website: airnow.gov
Provides air quality information nationwide.

PG&E
Medical Baseline Allowance
Credit and Records Center / Medical Baseline
PO Box 8329
Stockton, CA 95208
800-743-5000
Website: pge.com
Allows customers with medical conditions to receive additional quantities of energy
at the lowest (baseline) price for residential service to help power respirators, oxygen
concentrators, iron lungs, ultrasonic nebulizers, and aersol tents among other devises.
Applications and additional information is  available on the PG&E website.

American Lung Association
California Chapter
424 Pendleton Way
Oakland, CA 94621
510-638-5864 or 800-548-8252
Lung Helpline –
For questions about lung health or help finding healthcare.
800-LUNGUSA or 800-586-4872
Email: cainfo@lung.org
Features the following online communities and support groups:

Lung Connection Community
Provides an online community that allows users to connect with other people,
share experiences, and learn from friends.
Website: lung.org

My Fighting For Air Community
Offers an online community website where family, friends, colleagues, and
neighbors can gather and organize support of everyday tasks.  Features a
“care coordination calendar.”
Website: lung.lotsahelpinghands.com

Better Breathers Club
Grass Valley Meeting Location:

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley CA 95945
Building 4 in the back conference room
For more information, contact either
Susan Forte 530-265-6336 or Betty Lupton 530-477-9059
Provides a support group that meets on a regular basis every 3rd Thursday of the
month fro 1:00-3:00pm.

Pulmonary Magazines and Publications

American Thoracic Society
Publishes information fact sheets in both English and Spanish  for ATS patients.
Topics include: asthma, COPD, critical illness, lung problems in children, the
environment, smoking, transplants, and seasonal breathing issues.
Website: thoracic.or

Everything Respiratory
Offers a magazine for respiratory patients with reliable information on products,
medical news, and personal stories for patients.
Website: ermag.org

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
“COPD Learn More Breathe Better Update”
A quarterly e-newsletter to spread the word about updates in the treatment of
COPD.
Website: nhlbi.nih.gov

National Home Oxygen Patients Association (NHOPA)
Publishes the Oxygen handbook “Understanding Oxygen Therapy” and the
NHOPA Newsletter.  Provides oxygen users with a basic explanation of oxygen
therapy, types of oxygen available, oxygen delivery devices, terminology, and
traveling tips.
Website: www.homeoxygen.org

Senior Health Services

Senior Outreach Nurse Services
Nevada County Department of Social Services

500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1639 (Nevada City) and 530-582-6378 (Truckee)
Main Adult Services Line 530-265-1639 or 888-339-7248
Email: adult.services@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides comprehensive health and safety assessments, health screenings, fall
prevention education, medication education/management resources and
continued in home follow up. Secondly, they provide outreach such as
community based blood pressure clinics, flu shots in conjunction with Public
Health, and they participate in local health/wellness programs.

Support Groups – Health And Healing

Atria Grass Valley
Parkinson’s Support Group
Senior Living Activity Room at Atria Grass Valley (formerly Quail Ridge)
150 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact:  Nancy Lockwood 530-272-7950
Email: nmlockwood@aol.com

Grass Valley Auburn Lupus Support Group
Meet at Auburn Sutter Faith Hospital
11815 Education Street, Conference Room B
Auburn, CA 95602
530-889-8575
Meets on the first Monday of every other month beginning in September from
10:00am – 12:00pm.  Does not meet in July or August.

John Issacson
Alzheimer’s Support Group
Meeting Location: Incline Village, Parasol Foundation, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, NV
775-833-1123
Meets last Monday of the month, from 3 pm – 5 pm. For patients, caregivers, and family.
Free of charge.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Meeting Location:  Glenbrook Apartments Community Center
265 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Erica McGhee, Group Leader – 530-559-4517
Meets on the last Friday of every month from 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
Meeting Location:  236 South Church St., Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-268-1017
Meets at 1:30pm
For people with painful feet or numbness.

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
Support Groups
155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-6000 General Information
530-274-6350 Caregiver Support Group
530-432-3699 Ostomy Support Group
530-274-1034 Stroke Support Group
Call for more information on additional support groups.
Website: dignityhealth.org

Tahoe Forest Health System (Hospital)
10121 Pine Ave, PO Box 759
Truckee, CA 96160
530-587-6011
Email: information@tfhd.com
Website: tfhd.com
Offers grief support groups, breast feeding support, groups for people
with celiac disease, diabetes, and cancer as well as caregivers support.

Supportive Services

Cleaning for a Reason
211 S. Stemmons
Suite G
Lewisville, TX  75067
877-337-3348
Website: cleaningforareason.org
Provides free house cleaning for women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer.

Focus
800-600-3554
916-933-2945 – Fax
Provides in-home phlebotomy services.

TB Testing

Nevada County Public Health
Tuberculosis Testing
500 Crown Point Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450 or 530-582-7814 in Truckee
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides TB skin testing on Mondays 8am – 12noon and TB test readings
on Wednesdays 12noon -3pm.  No appointments necessary.  The fee is $25.

Teen Services

Al-anon and Al-ateen
175 Joerschke Dr., Suite K
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Linda Janssen – Public Outreach 530-265-9027
888-482-4240
Provides help to families and friends of alcoholics by practicing the Al-Anon
12 Steps of Recovery and by welcoming and giving comfort to those affected
by someone else’s drinking.  Call for Al-anon meeting times.  Al-ateen meets
every Thursday at 7:00pm.

California Friday Night Live
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: fridaynightlive.org
Provides a drug and alcohol abuse prevention program for youth between
12 – 24 years.  Focuses on chronic disease prevention, HIV/AIDS, reproductive
health, tobacco, and AOD prevention.

Chapa De Indian Health Program
Health Clinic and Dental Clinic
1350 E. Main St., Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-8545
11670 Atwood Rd., Auburn, CA 95603
530-887-2800
Website: chapa-de.org
Accepts Medi-Cal, California Health & Wellness MediCal, Anthem Blue Cross and
Medicare.  By appointment only.

Citizens For Choice & Women’s Health Specialists
The Clinic!
120 Richardson Street, Suite A
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-521-3273 or 800-714-8151 Hotline for reproductive health questions
Email: info@citizensforchoice.org
Website: citizensforchoice.org
Promotes justice through education, access to healthcare, and legislative advocacy.
Provides high quality, affordable care for sexual and reproductive health of women,
men, and teens.

Coalition For a Drug-Free Nevada County
440 Henderson St., Suite C
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-7956
Email: info@drugfreenevadacounty.org
Website: drugfreenevadacounty.org
Supports community prevention programs to eliminate substance abuse among
Nevada County’s youth.

LivingWell Medical Clinic
105 Catherine Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-6800
Email: info@livingwellgv.org
Website: livingwellgv.org
Offers no cost, confidential pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, and pregnancy options
information including only prenatal care and adoption.

Nevada County Teen Clinic – Truckee
10075 Levon Ave., (Courthouse Bldg.)
Truckee, CA 96161
530-582-7814
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Free, walk-in, and confidential.  Wednesdays 1pm – 4pm.  By appointment on Mondays,
Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

Tahoe Truckee Future Without Drug Dependence – TTFWDD
PO Box 366
Truckee, CA 96160
530-546-1924
Email: fwdd@ttcf.net
Website:  ttfwdd.com
Supports community prevention programs to eliminate substance abuse among
Nevada County’s youth in the Tahoe Truckee area.

Western Sierra Medical Center
AKA: Miners Family Health Center
844 Old Tunnel Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 9595
530-274-9762
Email: wsmc@wsmclinic.org
Website: wsmcmed.org
Walk-in appointments available weekdays 8am – 12noon and 1:30pm – 4pm.
Clinic services provide abstinence education, birth control education and
supplies, decision-making counseling and support, pregnancy testing and
referrals, emergency contraception supplies, STD/HIV testing and referrals,
and mental health counseling and support.

What’s Up! Wellness Checkups
530-265-5811
Email: whatsupwellness@gmail.com
Website: whatsupwellness.com
Provides emotional health screen for suicide risk, depression, and anxiety for
10th graders and any student referred by high school staff.

Mental Health

Counseling And Therapeutic Services

Anew Day
117 New Mohawk Rd., Suite A
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-470-9111
Email: joyporter@anew-day.com
Website: anew-day.com
Offers individual and group counseling.

Common Goals, Inc.
256 Buena Vista Street, Suite 100
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-2000
Email: Joe@CommonGoalsInc.org
Website: commongoalsinc.org
Provides substance abuse treatment programs to individuals and their families
with an adult outpatient program, adolescent outpatient programs, counseling,
and assessments.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
302 S. Auburn Street, PO Box 1313
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-4566
Website: naminevadacounty.org
Provides advocacy and education for families, friends and individuals coping
with mental illness.

Nevada County Behavioral Health
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 120
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1437
530-265-5811 – Crisis Line
10075 Levon Avenue, Suite 204
Truckee, CA 96161
530-582-7803
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Accepts Medi-Cal, Medicare, and other insurance, and also provides a sliding scale fee.
Provides services for adults and children, inpatient and outpatient, medication monitoring, psychotherapy,
case management and drug and alcohol treatment.

Northern California Abuse Treatment
R.E.A.C.H. Counseling Services
2036 Nevada City Hwy #237
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-7016
Email: info@reachcounseling.info
Website: reachcounseling.info
Offers counseling for treatment issues including: personal growth and success,
self-esteem and self-concept, marriage/relationship concerns, premarital counseling,
parent/child or teen conflicts, teen issues of all kinds, anxiety and depression, grief
and loss from death or divorce, child abuse treatments for children 3 to 18 years of
age as well as treatment options for adult children of alcoholics or adults who were
sexual or physically abused as children. 

Spirit Peer Empowerment Center
276 Gates Place
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-1431
Website: spiritpeerempowermentcenter.org
Offers support groups for mental illness, behavioral health, recovery, and addiction.

Tahoe Safe Alliance
12257 Business Park Dr., Unit 6, PO Box 1105
Truckee, CA 96161
Helpline 800-736-1060 or 530-582-9117
Email: safe@tahoesafealliance.org
Website: tahoesafealliance.org
Offers support groups for childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault survivors, peer support,
and mental health support in English and Spanish.

Team 3 Family Counseling Center
400 Hoover Lane
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-478-5701
Email: team3.cm@nevco.k12.ca.us
Website: team3counseling.com
Provides low-cost family, individual, couple and group therapy.

Truckee – North Tahoe Mental & Behavioral Health Resource Directory
Produced by The Wellness Neighborhood
Provides directory of providers (primarily accepting private pay and insurance) in Nevada and Placer Counties.
Website: tfhd.com

UCP of Sacramento – Saddle Pals
PO Box 1464
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-268-8785
Website: ucpsacto.org
Provides adapted riding opportunities for children with disabilities along with other
equine-assisted activities (EAA) that benefit those with cognitive, physical, and
psychological disabilities. These may include, but are not limited to: cerebral palsy,
autism, Down syndrome, visual or hearing impairment, traumatic brain injury,
spina bifida, or learning disabilities.

USC Telehealth
866-740-6502
Monday –Friday 8:30am-5:30pm
Website: usctelehealth.com
Provides professional online, one-on-one counseling and therapy services
including specialized counseling for veterans, couples, and families.  Associated
with the University of Southern California.

Victor Community Support Services
900 East Main Street, Suite #201
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-2244
Website: victor.org
Collaborates with community partners in the delivery of therapeutic services that are
necessary to allow children and their families to thrive.

What’s Up! Wellness Checkups
530-268-5854
Email: whatsupwellness@gmail.com
Website: whatsupwellness.com
Provides emotional health screen for suicide risk, depression, and anxiety for
10th graders and any student referred by high school staff.

Support Groups – Mental Health

Anew Day
117 New Mohawk Rd., Suite A
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-470-9111
Email: joyporter@anew-day.com
Website: anew-day.com
Provides support groups for men’s issues, women’s issues, Healing Through Art,
and the Wounded Heart group – a faith based Bible study for victims of childhood
sexual abuse.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition – DVSAC
960 McCourtney Rd., Suite E
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Mailing:  PO Box 484, Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-2046
Crisis Line – 530-272-3467
Email: info@dvsac.org
Website: dvsac.org
Children’s Healing Art Group Offers a safe space where art is used as a healing
tool to help children who have experienced trauma express themselves, explore
their feelings, and create.
Sexual Assault Survivors & Adults Molested as Children Free group for
sexual assault survivors and those who continue to suffer the effects of early
childhood molestation.
Support and Education Groups Free support groups for those suffering from
the effects of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Yoga and Tai Chi for Survivors
Health and wellness groups focused on physical relaxation and rejuvenation.
No experience necessary.

Down Syndrome Support Group
13144 Red Dog Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-272-1009 or 530-265-3718
Email: wendypaye@sbcglobal.net

FREED Center for Independent Living
Drop-In Peer Support Group
2059 Nevada City Hwy, Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact: Maureen Gerecke at 530-477-3333
Provides group services for people with mental health or emotional challenges who would like to meet others to create a support network.

FREED Center for Independent Living
Healing Through Loss & Grief Support Group
2059 Nevada City Hwy, Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact:  Theodora Craigen at 530-913-0229
Email: 4theodora@att.net
Website: lossandgrief.org
Offers support for people who have experienced a significant emotional loss
– current or past – caused by death, divorce, illness, or disability.  Thursdays
from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.  Series of meetings that last six weeks.  First two
meetings open to newcomers. No charge to participate.

Hospice of the Foothills
Bereavement Support Group – Spouse / Partner
11270 Rough & Ready Hwy
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-5739
Email: hospice@hofo.org
Website: hospiceofthefoothills.org
3:00 – 4:30pm every Monday

Marge Kaiser, M.A.
Stress Management Support Group For Women
Meeting Location: New Hope Counseling Services
123 Nevada Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
530-798-1076 Call for reservations
Mailing:  PO Box 2164, Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-6649
Email: margekaiser@att.net
Website: margekaiser.com
Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays at noon Fee based on sliding scale.  May be
covered by insurance. Course facilitated by Marge Kaiser, M.A., and
Lynette Weiss, L.C.S.W.

Barbara Larsen, M.A., Ed.
Memory Loss Support Group For Friends and Family
Meeting Location: Eskaton Village
625 Eskaton Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-478-1735
Email: blarsen@nccn.net
Website:  eskaton.org
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month from 1:00pm – 2:30pm.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous S.L.A.A.
Meeting Location:  Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
246 Church St. – Lower Level
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact:  John L. 530-277-8874
Website: saclaa.org
Meets Wednesdays 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Is a closed meeting and non-smoking.

Spirit Peer Empowerment Center
276 Gates Place
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-1431
Website: spiritpeerempowermentcenter.org
Offers support groups for mental illness, behavioral health, recovery, and
addiction.

Tahoe Safe Alliance
12257 Business Park Dr., Unit 6, PO Box 1105
Truckee, CA 96161
Helpline 800-736-1060 or 530-582-9117
Email: safe@tahoesafealliance.org
Website: tahoesafealliance.org
Offers support groups for childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault survivors,
peer support, and mental health support in English and Spanish.

Prescription Assistance

Prescription Assistance Programs

AAA
Website: aaa.com
Only open to AAA members

AARP
Website: aarphealthcare.com
Only open to AARP members

Big Rx Discounts
Website: bigrxdiscounts.com

California Rx Card
Website: californiarxcard.com

Coast2Coast Rx Card
Website: coast2coastrx.com

FamilyWize Community Service Partnership
Prescription Savings Card
PO Box 1980
Bethlehem, PA 18106
800-222-2818
Email: info@familywize.org
Website: familywize.org
Provides a prescription savings card for FDA approved prescription medications.

GoodRx Drug Discount Comparison Tool
Website: goodrx.com
Provides lowest prices from pharmacies on prescription drugs.

Half Off Rx
Website: halfoffrx.com

National Prescription Savings Network
Website: npsncard.com

NeedyMeds
Location: 103 Maplewood Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930
Mailing: PO Box 219, Gloucester, MA 01931
978-281-6666 or 800-503-6897
Email: info@needymeds.org
Website: needymeds.org
Provides information and resources on pharmaceutical prescription assistance programs,
medication coupons, programs that help people based on a diagnosis, free and low-cost
clinics, government programs and other types of prescription assistance programs, and a
free, drug discount card that can save users up to 80% off the cost of medications.
Information is accessible online at no charge.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Website: pparx.org

Pharmacy Card.Org
Website: truerxsavings.com

Together Rx Access
Website: togetherrxaccess.com

True Rx Savings
Website: truerxsavings

UNA Rx Card
Website: unarxcard.com

USA National Drug Card
800-794-8072
Website: usanationaldrugcard.com

Your Rx Card
Website: yourrxcard.com

Check with your local pharmacy or discount department store to see
if they offer discount cards. Target, Kmart, Costco, Sam’s Club, Walmart
and many others offer discounts, some which have eligibility requirements.
Not all discounts are offered in all their stores, and if you have insurance,
restrictions may apply. Often it is helpful to call around to area stores to
find out prices for your prescription, and any rebates or discounts that the
store may offer.

Safe Disposal Sites For Prescription Medications

Grass Valley Police Department
129 S. Auburn St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-4600
Email: info@gvpd.net
Website: gvpd.net
Only prescription drugs accepted at the Grass Valley Police Department 24/7.
Drop box is located in the lobby. LEAVE in original container but cross out name.

Kmart Pharmacy
111 W. McKnight Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-9611
Website: kmart.com
Open 8:00am – 10:00pm, Monday – Sunday.  Accepts prescription drugs,
over-the-counter drugs, and sharps.

Rite Aid Pharmacy
720 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-7399 or 800-748-3243
Website: riteaid.com
Call for current store hours. Accepts prescription drugs and sharps.

Save Mart Pharmacy
12054 Nevada City Hwy
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-9511 or Pharmacy 530-477-6857
Website: savemart.com
Open Monday – Sunday, 6:00am – midnight.  Accepts prescription drugs only.

Waste Management of Nevada County
13083 Grass Valley Avenue
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-3090
Email: cssacramento@wm.com
Website: wm.com
Accepts over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, personal, and pet care products at
the McCourtney Road Transfer Station Household Hazardous Waste Facility.
Must remove excess packaging.

Violence Prevention

Advocacy and Child Abuse Prevention

Child Abuse Prevention Council of Western Nevada County (CAPC)
PO Box 1871
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-913-0270
Email: coordinator@capcwnc.org
Website: sierrasaccoalition.org
Is committed to to assuring the well-being and safety of children.

Child Advocates of Nevada County
PO Box 1553
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-9550
Email: info@caofnc.org
Website: caofnc.org
Provides advocacy, education, and prevention services to help children grow
up free from abuse and neglect.

Child Safety Puppeteers, Foothills & Truckee Healthy Babies, and Welcome Baby
208 Providence Mine Rd., Suite 119
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-9550
Extension #237 for Child Safety Puppeteers, extension #233 for Healthy Babies,
and extension #230 for Welcome Baby.
Website: caofnc.org
Child Safety Puppeteers – harnesses the creative energy of high school student
volunteers to bring a message of personal safety for young children through
puppetry.  Healthy Babies – provides support to pregnant women and families
of newborns.  Welcome Baby – was created in response to new parents’ requests
for support and information about local resources for parents.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Contact:  Child Advocates of Nevada County
PO Box 1553
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-9550 ext 222
Email: melinda@caofnc.org
Website: caofnc.org
Provides court appointed special advocates, or CASA volunteers, to assist children
who have been removed from their homes by CPS and have become part of the
Dependency Court system.

Touched By A Child Foundation
Parent and Family Counseling
908 Taylorville Road #206
Grass Valley, CA 95949
530-273-1112
Email: mcvickercounseling@yahoo.com
Website: touchedbyachild.org
Provides counseling for all families including those that care for children who have
been abused, neglected, or abandoned.

Victim Witness Assistance

Nevada County Victim/Witness Program
Victim Witness Assistance Centers:
201 Commercial St
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1301
Truckee Location:
10075 Levon Ave., Suite 101
Truckee, CA 96161
530-582-7832
Email: Victim.Witness@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides crime victims with information and emotional support in the aftermath of
crime, guidance through the criminal justice process, assistance in applying for
Victim Compensation and awareness of victims’ rights.  All services are confidential
and free of charge.

Vital Records

Nevada County Records

Nevada County Clerk-Recorder
950 Maidu Ave, Suite 210
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1221
Email: NC.Recorder@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Maintains marriage and birth records, property purchases and sales, and business
openings and closures.

Nevada County Vital Records
Local Registrar
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-7264
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Responsible for the registration of all birth, fetal deaths, and death events which occur
in Nevada County. Monitors hospitals to ensure timely registration of birth certificates.
Prepares copies of the original certificates for the County Recorder before transmitting
the original certificates to the CAOVR (California State Office of Vital Records), issues
certified copies of birth and death records, provides assistance to persons who wish to
amend birth or death records, maintains a cooperative working relationship with the
County Recorder,and registers home births.

Wellness

Education

Falls Prevention Coalition
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 271-0255
Fax: (530) 271-0849
Email: info.nevcofallsprevention@gmail.com
Website: nevadacountyfallsprevention.com
Offers free community presentations and annual events that educate and inform seniors
and people with disabilities about reducing their risk of falling in order to enhance their
quality of life and maintain their independence.

Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention
Nevada County Public Health

500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(In Whispering Pines Business Park)
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Partners with local community members as part of the Be Well collaborative group.
Promotes healthy foods and active living through cooking, nutrition, and movement
classes.

Senior Outreach Nurse Services
Nevada County Department of Social Services

500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1639 (Nevada City) and 530-582-6378 (Truckee)
Main Adult Services Line 530-265-1639 or 888-339-7248
Email: adult.services@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides comprehensive health and safety assessments, health screenings, fall
prevention education, medication education/management resources and
continued in home follow up. Secondly, they provide outreach such as
community based blood pressure clinics, flu shots in conjunction with Public
Health, and they participate in local health/wellness programs.

Fitness Programs

Gold Country Community Services, Inc.
841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Email: info@goldcountryservices.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org
Offers affordable activities and classes to help seniors keep their muscles and minds
strong.

Penn Valley Yoga:  Dragonfly Yoga & Wellness
Yoga For Vets
17328 Penn Valley Dr., Suite D
Penn Valley, CA 95946
530-432-6929
Email: bonnie@pennvalleyyoga.com
Website: pennvalleyyoga.com
Offers free classes for military veterans of all ages and branches of service.  Classes
focus on stress management techniques, meditations, and yoga nidra.

Silver Sneakers
Location:  South Yuba Club
555 Searls Ave
Nevada City, CA 95959
South Yuba Club 530-470-9100 or Healthways 866-584-7389
Email: silversneakerswebcontact@healthways.com
Website: silversneakers.com
Provides opportunities for older adults to take greater control of their health by
encouraging physical activity. Physical fitness classes are designed to improve
strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.

Senior Outreach

Senior Outreach Nurse Services
Nevada County Department of Social Services

500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1639 (Nevada City) and 530-582-6378 (Truckee)
Main Adult Services Line 530-265-1639 or 888-339-7248
Email: adult.services@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides comprehensive health and safety assessments, health screenings, fall
prevention education, medication education/management resources and
continued in home follow up. Secondly, they provide outreach such as
community based blood pressure clinics, flu shots in conjunction with Public
Health, and they participate in local health/wellness programs.

Social Outreach Program For Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1639
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Offers home visits with an outreach nurse for seniors and adults with
disabilities who are having a hard time reaching out, who might be
experiencing a sense of loneliness or sadness, have recently had a fall
and are afraid of falling again, or would like an opportunity to share
their life story.

Teen Outreach

California Friday Night Live
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1450
Email: public.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: fridaynightlive.org
Provides a drug and alcohol abuse prevention program for youth
between 12 – 24 years.  Focuses on chronic disease prevention,
HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, tobacco, and AOD prevention.

New Events & Opportunities NEO
743 Maltman Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-263-7742 or 530-263-3763
Email: info@ncneo.com
Website: ncneo.com
Promotes healthy lifestyles for teens  to help young people develop a
sense of purpose, boost self-esteem, build skills for success, and be
empowered to make the choice to live a healthy lifestyle.