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:
24hr Crisis Line: (530) 272-3467
Office: (530) 272-2046
Address: 960 McCourtney Rd. Ste E,
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)
Phone: (530) 587-2513
Address: 11695 Donner Pass Rd., Truckee
The Family Resource Center of Truckee serves as Truckee’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.
Phone: (530) 272-3796
Address: 310 Railroad Ave. #100,
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.
Phone: (530) 477-3333
Address: 435 Sutton Way, Grass Valley
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.
Phone: (530) 273-4961
Address: 841 Old Tunnel Rd., Grass Valley
Programs include the Gold Country Community Center and the High Noon Senior Nutrition program. Building connections to and within Nevada County since 1976.
Phone: (530) 272-5739
Address: 11270 Rough & Ready Hwy,
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.
Phone: (530) 271-7144
Address: 1262 Sutton Way, Grass Valley
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.
Phone: (530) 273-8132
Address: 440 Henderson St., Grass Valley
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.
Phone: (530) 265-0693
Address: 15649 Ridge Estates Rd.,
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.
Phone: (530) 274-1951
Address: 236 S. Church St., Grass Valley
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.
Phone: (530) 265-2116
Address: 103 Providence Mine Rd. #104B
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.
Phone: (530) 889-2437
Address: 12183 Locksley Ln. #208, Auburn
Provides comprehensive support service to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families; provides education and prevention services to the general public.
Phone: (530) 478-0900
Address: 345 Crown Point Circle, Suite 300, Grass Valley
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.
Sierra Nevada Children's Services
Phone: (530) 272-8866 Address: 420 Sierra College Dr. #100, Grass Valley
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.
Phone: (530) 550-7600
Address: 10040 Estates Dr. #A, Truckee
Develops strategies to meet senior needs, provides services that help promote healthy aging, works with community organizations to support senior programs and services.
Emergency: (800) 736-1060
Office: (530) 546-7804
Address: 12257 Business Park Dr. #6, Truckee
Assists victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse by providing emergency shelter, food, transportation, counseling, legal assistance, self-defense and prevention education.