Better Together Nevada County: Homeless Initiative
The HOME Team identifies, engages, and provides case management and housing support to highly vulnerable homeless individuals, while meeting people where they are at in the community. If you see someone or know of someone experiencing homelessness, call (530) 470-2686 or email The Home Team.
Nevada County’s Plan to Address Homelessness, completed January 2020, is the result of a broad-based review of multiple source documents and over two years of collaborative work to address homelessness in Nevada County. Get more information on the County’s approach to homelessness.
Landlord Liaison Recruitment and Resources for Landlords
If you have or know of some one that has a rental property and is interested in our program for resources to landlords, including guaranteed rent, or money for repair costs and appliance replacement, call (530) 878-5088 or contact AMI housing at HCT@amihousing.org.
Connecting Point Volunteer Hub
Find volunteer opportunities to make a difference in the community by visiting the Connecting Point volunteer hub.
In January of 2018, Nevada County and community stakeholders held an annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count of local homeless individuals. PIT Counts are a funding requirement by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Learn more and find the data from 2018’s Point-in-Time Count.
Health and Human Services Agency is committed to a “Housing First” approach to homelessness. Find out more about "Better Together" and the County’s approach.
Coordinated Entry 211
211 Connecting Point serves as the point of contact for Nevada County’s Coordinated Entry system. Coordinated Entry creates a centralized list of people who need housing assistance, allowing housing providers to identify the most vulnerable individuals and families that would be eligible for housing services.
Nevada County and Sierra Roots Open Cold Weather Shelter Sunday and Monday NightsSierra Roots and the County are opening the Cold Weather Shelter on Sunday and Monday nights due to the cold forecasted weather at the Nevada City Veterans Hall (lower level), 415 North Pine Street. Learn More
Nevada County and Sierra Roots Open Cold Weather Emergency ShelterThe National Weather Service predicts significantly COLD weather Thursday night through Saturday morning. Considering the weather prediction, Sierra Roots and the County are activating the Cold Weather Shelter Protocol Thursday and Friday nights. Learn More
Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance to Eligible ResidentsNevada County has been awarded funding to provide rent, mortgage, and utility assistance to eligible residents financially affected by COVID. Learn More
Nevada County Supervisors Approve Property Purchase for Sutton Way Wellness CenterNevada County Board of Supervisors approved the property purchase at their Tuesday, August 23rd Board meeting, which will be converted into the Sutton Way Wellness Center. Learn More
Nevada County Officials Celebrate Completion of Brunswick CommonsNevada County celebrated the completion of the newly constructed Brunswick Commons housing development Monday, August 22. The project will provide 41 units of affordable housing to homeless or at-risk of homelessness individuals. Learn More
Nevada County Develops Homeless Action Plan Together with CoCIn collaboration with the Nevada County Continuum of Care (CoC), Nevada County has developed a draft Homeless Action Plan that outlines strategies and goals that the County and the CoC will work on together to address homelessness over the next two years. Learn More