Better Together Nevada County: Homeless Initiative

HOME Team

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 home@co.nevada.ca.us

Homeless Plan

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.                                                                                              

Point-in-Time Count

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.                      

Background

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.