January 16, 2019 – The National Weather Service is predicting heavy RAINS and winds in the foothills tonight, January 16th, and tomorrow, January 17th.
In an effort to collaborate over one of our most vulnerable populations, the City of Nevada City, Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada have activated their Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for Friday, January 18th with a special earlier opening time of 12:00 noon.
Although Nevada City’s public facilities are currently reserved, an Extreme Weather Shelter will be available to shelter homeless citizens Friday in an effort to temporarily shelter homeless citizens in our community after the storm so they can dry out and get some warm food.
City of Nevada City:
Seaman’s Lodge located at 415 423 Nimrod Street, Nevada City CA 95959
Earlier opening time of 12:00 noon. Closing 7:00am Saturday, January 19th.
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Grass Valley Area:
Salvation Army facility WILL NOT be opened on Friday, January 18th, but remains open tonight, January 16th, for homeless families. Salvation Army stands ready to assist homeless families through their normal access points or by calling 274-3500.
Additionally, Hospitality House has had available beds at Utah’s Place this week. Individual homeless citizens who are looking for reprieve from the rain are encouraged to shelter at Utah’s Place, located at 1262 Sutton Way in Grass Valley.
Further assistance for homeless citizens can also be gained by dialing 2-1-1 or 1(844) 319-4119 to speak with a local 211 Connecting Point call specialist.