United Way Certified Partnership

What does it mean to be a United Way Partner?

United Way of Nevada County partners with organizations that share our  view that the way to improve lives is by mobilizing the caring power of  communities. Their commitment is essential to addressing key social  issues, such as helping children and youth achieve through education,  promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people's  health. 


United Way of Nevada County does the necessary due diligence for our donors through our Partnership application process and Citizen Review Team (CRT) process. We verify Strengthening the building blocks for a good life  and a better tomorrow.  We invite you to be part of the change.   Building a better Nevada County together - that's what it means to LIVE  UNITED!
 

In order for a non-profit to apply to become a new Partner with  United Way of Nevada County, they must be an established 501 (c) 3  non-profit serving Nevada County for three years, in Health & Human  Services. 


After qualifying for certified Partner status, agencies may request  funding during the next annual Community Impact Process after becoming a Partner. To remain a Partner and/or request funding, current  United Way partner agencies must complete a Partnership/Funding Application  annually.


Partners and potential partners may check out the "Partner Resources" page for helpful information and a link to our annual Partnership/Funding Application.


Our current partner agencies are listed below: 

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Current United Way Partners

Community Beyond Violence

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24hr Crisis Line: (530) 272-3467
Office: (530) 272-2046 

Address: 960 McCourtney Rd. Ste E, 

Grass Valley
web: www.cbv.org


Provides 24-hour crisis line,  emergency shelter, safe-house crisis intervention, counseling, emergency  food and clothes, court, law enforcement advocacy and accompaniment,  education and support groups. (Formerly DVSAC)

Family Resource Ctr of Truckee

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Phone: (530) 587-2513

Address: 11695 Donner Pass Rd., Truckee
web: www.truckeefrc.org


The Family Resource  Center of Truckee serves as Truckeeā€™s one-stop location for safety net  and family strengthening services.  Mission is to promote social and economic success in our community by  providing education, mobilizing resources and advocating for change. 

Food Bank of Nevada County

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Phone: (530) 272-3796
Address: 310 Railroad Ave. #100, 

Grass Valley 

web: www.foodbankofnc.org

Distributes nutritious food to needy  people monthly at five locations in the county, as well as through  Children's Nutrition programs. Working to make sure no one goes hungry.

FREED

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Phone:  (530) 477-3333

Address: 435 Sutton Way, Grass Valley
web: www.freed.org


FREED Center for Independent Living offers services to people with  disabilities: Personal assistant and housing referral, home fix-it,  information and referral, peer support, advocacy, independent living  skills, technology assistance, Senior Companions. 

Gold Country Comm. Services

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Phone: (530)  273-4961

Address: 841 Old Tunnel Rd., Grass Valley
web: www.goldcountryservices.org

Programs include the Gold Country  Community Center and the High Noon Senior Nutrition program. Building  connections to and within Nevada County since 1976. 

Hospice of the Foothills

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Phone: (530) 272-5739

Address: 11270 Rough & Ready Hwy, 

Grass Valley
web: www.hospiceofthefoothills.org

Hospice of the Foothills affirms  life and promotes dignity at the end-of-life by providing professional,  comprehensive and compassionate care to their patients, their loved ones  and the community. 

Hospitality House

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Phone: (530) 271-7144

Address: 1262 Sutton Way, Grass Valley

web: www.hhshelter.org


Hospitality House is a nonprofit community shelter for the homeless in Nevada County funded primarily by individual  donations. The  year-round shelter is a no tolerance safe haven; those seeking shelter at are offered three meals, along  with laundry and shower facilities. 

Interfaith Food Ministry

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Phone: (530) 273-8132

Address: 440 Henderson St., Grass Valley
web: www.interfaithfoodministry.org


Interfaith Food Ministry feeds the  hungry and works to reduce food  insecurity in Nevada County, helping  to sustain health, human dignity,  and the opportunity for individuals  to realize their full potential.  

KARE Crisis Nursery

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Phone: (530) 265-0693

Address: 15649 Ridge Estates Rd., 

Nevada City
web: www.karecrisisnursery.org


KARE Crisis Nursery of Nevada County  is a private non-profit established to provide safe and nurturing care  for the small children of families experiencing a stressful situation. 

Habitat for Humanity

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Phone:  (530)  274-1951 

Address:  236 S. Church St., Grass Valley
web: www.nchabitat.org


One of the 54  California affiliates of Habitat for Humanity International, Americus  Georgia, whose primary mission is to build homes that build lives for  low-income families locally. 

PiELL

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Phone: (530) 265-2116

Address:  103 Providence Mine Rd. #104B

Nevada City

web: www.piell.org


Offers one-on-one tutoring at no  charge. Educates and supports clients in learning English as a second  language and preparation for the U.S. Citizen exam. 

Sierra Foothills AIDS

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Phone: (530) 889-2437

Address: 12183 Locksley Ln. #208, Auburn
web: www.sierrafoothillsaids.org


Provides comprehensive support service to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families; provides education and prevention services to the general public. 

Sierra Forever Families

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         Phone: (530) 478-0900                  

Address: 345 Crown Point Circle, Suite 300, Grass Valley
web: www.sierraff.org


Provides permanent adoptive families  for children waiting in foster care with primary focus on those with  special needs, supports successful adoptions through services and  advocacy. 

SNCS

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Sierra Nevada Children's Services
                 Phone: (530) 272-8866                  Address:  420 Sierra College Dr. #100, Grass Valley
web: www.sncs.org
Provides childcare information and  referral, administers childcare subsidy programs, offers a wealth of  resources on early care and development through parent and childcare  provider workshops.

Sierra Senior Services

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Phone: (530) 550-7600 

Address: 10040 Estates Dr. #A, Truckee

web: www.sierraseniors.org


Develops strategies to meet senior needs, provides services that help promote healthy aging, works with community organizations to support senior programs and services.

Promote current deals

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Emergency:  (800) 736-1060 

Office:  (530) 546-7804  

Address: 12257 Business Park Dr. #6, Truckee
web: www.tahoesafealliance.org


Assists victims of domestic  violence, sexual assault and child abuse by providing emergency shelter,  food, transportation, counseling, legal assistance, self-defense and  prevention education. 

For future partners

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For future partners

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