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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
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 Regional Continuum of Care (NCRCoCC), with Nevada County and the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras (HRCS), will conduct Nevada County’s annual point-in-time count of homeless individuals and families on February 24, 2022. Learn More
Nevada County, the Regional Housing Authority, and residents celebrated the completion of the Lone Oak senior housing development in Penn Valley on Tuesday, August 17. Learn More
Nevada County celebrated the re-opening of the newly renovated Odyssey House Wednesday, December 13th, with officials and speakers from Nevada County and Auburn Counseling. Learn More
Built for Zero, a national initiative, has welcomed Nevada County into the cohort of communities in the “last mile” of ending homelessness for a specific population. Read on...