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Nevada County and Sierra Roots Open Cold Weather Shelter Thursday Night, Jan. 19th

Nevada City, Calif. – The National Weather Service predicts COLD weather Thursday night, January 19th. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Cold Weather Shelter Protocol for that night. The shelter will open at 4:30 p.m. in Nevada City at the Veterans Hall (lower level), 415 North Pine […]

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Nevada County and Sierra Roots will open the Cold Weather Shelter today, Jan. 17

The National Weather Service now predicts COLD nighttime temperatures tonight, January 17th , that meet activation criteria. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada will extend the shelter operation one more additional night as outlined in the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol.  The shelter will open for an additional night at 4:30 […]

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Nevada County and Sierra Roots Open Extreme Weather Shelter Saturday through Monday Nights

Nevada City, Calif. – The National Weather Service predicts continued and prolonged WET weather Saturday through Monday nights, January 14th, 15th, and 16th. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for those three nights. The shelter will open at 4:30 p.m. on all three nights in Nevada City at the Veterans […]

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Cold Weather Shelter for Homeless Residents Opening January 7th, 8th, and 9th

Nevada City, Calif. – The National Weather Service predicts continued WET weather Saturday through Monday nights, January 7th, 8th, and 9th. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Cold Weather Shelter Protocol for those three nights. The shelter will open at 4:30 p.m. on all three nights in […]

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Nevada County and Sierra Roots Open Cold Weather Shelter Thursday and Friday Nights

Nevada City, Calif. – The National Weather Service predicts significantly WET and COLD weather Thursday and Friday nights, December 29th and 30th. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Cold Weather Shelter Protocol for Thursday and Friday nights. The shelter will open at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday afternoons in Nevada City at the […]

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Nevada County and Sierra Roots open Overflow Emergency Shelter Wednesday night, Nov. 9th, and Thursday night, Nov. 10th

Nevada City, Calif. (November 8, 2022) – The National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD and WET weather Wednesday and Thursday nights. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for Wednesday and Thursday nights with COVID-19 safety measures in place. The shelter will open at […]

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Nevada County Awarded Funding to Provide Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance to Eligible Residents

Nevada City, CA – Nevada County Housing and Community Services has funding available to help with rent, mortgage, and utility assistance for households financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application is currently open and will be processed on a first come, first served basis. “Financial assistance for housing is a key prevention strategy to […]

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Spotlight: Nevada County Mobile Crisis Team

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Nevada County recognizes the critical role the Nevada County Mobile Crisis Team plays in supporting community members and their support networks during mental health crises and in preventing suicides in Nevada County. The Mobile Crisis Team is a partnership between the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, Nevada County Behavioral […]

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Nevada County and Partners Celebrate Completion of Brunswick Commons 

Nevada County celebrated the completion of the newly constructed Brunswick Commons housing development Monday, August 22, with officials and speakers from Nevada County, the Regional Housing Authority, the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, and Hospitality House. The project will provide 41 units of affordable housing to homeless or at-risk of homelessness individuals.    Brunswick Commons […]

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Nevada County WIC shares resources and guidance to help local families navigate the national infant formula shortage

Many Nevada County families have heard or read about the national infant formula shortage. The shortage has resulted from supply chain issues and a recall of infant formula due to bacterial contamination at the Abbot manufacturing plant in Michigan. Nationwide, the shortage affects hundreds of thousands of infants and toddlers who need formula for medical […]

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Nevada County & Sierra Roots Open Overflow Emergency Shelter Monday Night through Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD and WET weather Monday night through Wednesday morning. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for Monday and Tuesday nights with COVID-19 safety measures in place.  Sierra Roots volunteers and staff will focus on providing safe and socially distanced sheltering during the weather […]

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Nevada County & Sierra Roots open overflow emergency shelter Saturday night

The National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD weather Saturday night through Sunday morning. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for Saturday night with COVID-19 safety measures in place.  Sierra Roots volunteers and staff will focus on providing safe and socially distanced sheltering during the weather event, in alignment with […]

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Nevada County & Sierra Roots open Overflow Emergency Shelter Tuesday and Wednesday nights

The National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD weather and possible LOW SNOW starting Tuesday through Thursday morning this week. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for Tuesday and Wednesday nights with COVID-19 safety measures in place.  Sierra Roots volunteers and staff will focus on providing safe and socially distanced […]

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Nevada County’s 2022 Homeless Point-In-Time Count Set for February 24th

The Nevada County Regional Continuum of Care (NCRCoCC), in coordination with Nevada County and the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras (HRCS), announced Nevada County’s annual point-in-time count of homeless individuals and families will take place on February 24, 2022. Point-in-time (PIT) counts are required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to receive federal […]

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Apply for CalFresh Replacement Benefits for Food Lost During Outages

Individuals who receive CalFresh benefits and are in need of replacement benefits due to lost food during the recent power outages should submit an individual replacement request with Nevada County Social Services by calling 530-265-7090 or by submitting an individual replacement request online. Social Services can work with individuals to apply for full replacement benefits. In […]

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Two County Overflow Emergency Shelters Remain Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights

The National Weather Service predicts continued cold and wet weather tonight and throughout the week. Considering the weather prediction and widespread power outages, Nevada County and Sierra Roots are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol through Saturday for the nights of December 30th, December 31st and January 1st, with COVID-19 safety measures in place. The […]

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County Opens two Overflow Emergency Shelters tonight and tomorrow, Dec. 28th and 29th

The National Weather Service predicts continued cold and wet weather tonight and throughout the week. Considering the weather prediction and widespread power outages, Nevada County and Sierra Roots are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for tonight and tomorrow, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, with COVID-19 safety measures in place. The County will continue to assess […]

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County Opens Two Overflow Emergency Shelters Tonight, December 27th

The National Weather Service predicts continued cold and wet weather tonight and throughout the week.  Considering the weather prediction and widespread power outages, Nevada County and Sierra Roots are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for tonight, Monday night, with COVID-19 safety measures in place. The County will continue to assess the community need throughout the week as the predicted […]

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Nevada County & Sierra Roots Open Overflow Emergency Shelters Sunday Night, Dec. 26th, through Tuesday Night, Dec. 28th

The National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD weather and possible LOW SNOW starting Sunday through at least Wednesday morning of next week. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for Sunday through Tuesday nights with COVID-19 safety measures in place. The shelter event may […]

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Nevada County, Sierra Roots Open Overflow Emergency Shelters tonight through Saturday morning

The National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD weather starting tonight night through Saturday morning.  Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for Thursday and Friday nights with COVID-19 safety measures in place.   Sierra Roots volunteers and staff will focus on providing safe and socially distanced sheltering during the weather […]

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