About Health & Human Services
Through the services of its departments and its administrative unit, HHSA develops and implements programs that fulfill the County’s obligation and commitment to provide health and human services to its residents.
The mission of the Nevada County Behavioral Health Department is to provide high quality, culturally competent mental health and substance abuse treatment services to Nevada County Residents.
Child Support Services
Child Support Services work to enhance the well-being of children and self-sufficiency of families by delivering professional child support services.
The Nevada County Collections Division seeks payment of unpaid debts owed to the County of Nevada, including those arising out of civil and criminal court actions.
Housing & Community Services
The Nevada County Housing and Community Services Program pursues, secures, and administers state and federal funds for efforts which benefit low income households.
The mission of the Nevada County Probation Department as an integral part of the Criminal Justice System is to improve public safety by serving the courts and providing evidenced based practices and interventions.
The Public Defender represent indigent clients, both adults and juveniles who have been charged with a criminal offense.
The Nevada County Public Health Department achieves its mission through an array of programs including communicable disease control, chronic disease prevention, emergency preparedness, community health education, clinical services and healthcare management.
The Department of Social Services, as part of the Health & Human Services Agency, exists to offer vital human services to the citizens of Nevada County.