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.
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.
Sierra Roots and the County of Nevada are activating the Cold Weather Shelter Protocol for Friday and Saturday nights, March 24th and 25th. Learn More
The 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