For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. They make meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers and children, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people
Community Beyond Violence provides a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, safe-house, crisis intervention, counseling, emergency food and clothes, court, law enforcement advocacy and accompaniment, education, and support groups. (Formerly DVSAC)
The Food Bank of Nevada County, a non-profit organization, was established in 1986 to alleviate hunger and food insecurity in Nevada County. The Food Bank of Nevada County procures nutritious food and distributes it to individuals and families in need.
FREED Center for Independent Living offers services to people with disabilities: Personal assistant and housing referral, home fix-it, information and referral, peer support, advocacy, independent living skills, technology assistance, Senior Companions.
Gateway Mountain Center is where the youth of all backgrounds learn, heal, and thrive. We foster a sense of wonder, connection, and inquiry. With spirited, adventure-learning we help youth transform their self-awareness through connections with self, nature, and community.
Gold Country Community Services' programs include the Gold Country Community Center and the High Noon Senior Nutrition program. Building connections to and within Nevada County since 1976.
Hospitality House is a nonprofit community shelter for the homeless in Nevada County funded primarily by individual donations. The year-round shelter is a no tolerance safe haven. Those seeking shelter are offered three meals, along with laundry and shower facilities.
Interfaith Food Ministry feeds the hungry and works to reduce food insecurity in Nevada County, helping to sustain health, human dignity, and the opportunity for individuals to realize their full potential.
The Friendship Club and NEO Youth Center have merged to become Bright Futures for Youth. Their vision is that every young person has hope, opportunity, and the capacity to succeed. Their mission is to ignite the potential of youth today for vibrant communities tomorrow.
Partners in English Language Learning (PiELL) offers one-on-one ESL tutoring at no charge. Educating and supporting clients in learning English as a second language and preparing for the U.S. Citizen exam.
Sierra Community House provides hunger relief, legal aid, immigration assistance, and family-strengthening programs, as well as direct services to victims of intimate partner/domestic violence, sexual and child abuse. Sierra Community House is the result of the merger of Project MANA, North Tahoe Family Resource Center, Tahoe SAFE Alliance, and Family Resource Center of Truckee.
The Sierra Family Health Center provides comprehensive, compassionate, and quality medical, dental, and behavioral health care to our culturally diverse community, including the indigent and medically underserved populations of the Nevada and Yuba Counties in California, and their surrounding communities.
Sierra Foothills AIDS Foundation provides comprehensive support service to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families; provides education and prevention services to the general public.
Sierra Nevada Children's Services provides childcare information and referral, administers childcare subsidy programs, and offers a wealth of resources on early care and development through parent and childcare provider workshops.
Sierra Roots is committed to providing a secure and safe place for people who are chronically homeless. We employ a relationship-based approach that identifies individual needs and preserves the dignity of each person.
Sierra Senior Services develops strategies to meet senior needs, provides services that help promote healthy aging, works with community organizations to support senior programs and services.
Sierra Forever Families/Stanford Youth Services provides permanent adoptive families for children waiting in foster care with a primary focus on those with special needs; supports successful adoptions through services and advocacy.
WoW helps families in crisis, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. We also offer programs to increase self-reliance and improve quality of life by helping victims rebuild their lives with dignity, hope, and safety.
Gold Country YMCA provides a safe, nurturing, and fun environment to engage the interests of all. The adventures are non-stop and the activities reinforce the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Assistance, self-defense, and prevention education are also provided.
We are privileged to work with a dedicated network of partner agencies that allow us to create collaborations that make an impact. By working together, we are addressing food security, access to healthcare, and directing community resources to community needs.
United Way of Nevada County
Physical: 563 Brunswick Rd. Suite 11, Grass Valley, CA 95945 ~ Mailing: P.O. Box 2733 Grass Valley, CA 95945
United Way of Nevada County is a 501(c) 3 organization
Tax ID# 68-0007201
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