Directory of Social Services in Nevada County
Interfaith Food Ministry of Nevada County
440 Henderson Street, Grass Valley 95945
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Food Bank of Nevada County
310 Railroad Ave., #200, Grass Valley CA 95945
Office hours: Mon - Thurs 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Outreach: Home delivery available upon request
Grass Valley 1 – Calvary Bible Church
11481 Highway 174
3rd Thursday of the month
Disabled, with letter on file: 10 a.m.
Last name beginning A-G 11 a.m.
Grass Valley 2 – Seven Day Adventist Church
12889 Osborn Hill Road
4th Tuesday of the month
Last name: H - N - 10 a.m.
Last Name: O - Z - 11 a.m.
North San Juan – Activity Center
29190 State Hwy 49
2nd Thursday of month — Hours: 10 am – 12 pm
Penn Valley – Seventh Day Adventist Church
12889 Osborn Hill, Grass Valley
Thursdays Drive through distribution
31625 Relief Hill Road
4th Thursday of month — Hours: 10 am – 12 pm
United Methodist Church of Nevada City
433 Broad Street, Nevada City CA 95959
Offers non-perishable food
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday — 12 noon – 2 pm
Gold Country Community Services
High Noon Senior Nutrition
841 Old Tunnel Road, Grass Valley, CA 95945
Serves meals on site for seniors Monday-Friday for a suggested donation of $3.00. Meals on Wheels Program: Provides meals to home bound seniors 60 years and over- suggested donation $3.00.
Also administers a fire wood program for very low-income seniors.
Meals in the downtown Grass Valley area
Grass Valley United Methodist Church
236 South Church Street, Grass Valley CA 95945
Last Friday Supper
Last Friday of month - Hours: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
St. Patrick’s Church
235 Chapel Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945
4th Mondays of the month — 5 pm to 6 pm
Calfresh – 1-877-847-3663
A county assistance program that provides a debit card for qualified individuals and families to purchase food.
Social Security Administration
11855 Edgewood Road, Auburn, CA 95603
Monday and Tuesday 9 – 3 p.m.
Wednesday 9 – Noon
Thursday-Friday 9 – 3 pm
Nevada County Community Resource Directory (available 24 hours a day)
Dial 211 or Internet at www.dial211.com
Emergency Assistance Coalition (EAC)
877-847-0499 (Dial 211 / www.dial211.com)
Emergency Transportation: May provide round trip bus passes for people in crisis; Emergency Food: May provide food vouchers in crisis situations; Emergency Lodging: Provides emergency lodging for CalWorks recipients in crisis.
10725 Alta Street, Grass Valley CA 95945
Hours: Monday-Thursday - 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Provides utility as well as homeless prevention rental assistance for qualified households.
Administers the Booth Family Center which provides shelter and support services for homeless families.
1262 Sutton Way, Grass Valley CA 95945
Check in from 4 to 5:30 pm daily
Offers emergency overnight shelter, medical care, showers, laundry, clothing and job counseling.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition (DVSAC)
960 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley
Office hours: Mon – Fri — 9 am – 5 pm
24 hour Crisis Line: 530-272-3467
Offers crisis counseling, assistance and support to victims of sexual assault and domestic assault 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Women of Worth
Office: 224 Church Street, Nevada City
PO Box 213, Cedar Ridge CA 95924
530-264-7337 or www.women-of-worth.org
Assists domestic violence victims, sexual assault and human trafficking victims and families in crisis to increase self-reliance and improve quality of life by helping them rebuild their lives with dignity, hope and safety.
Nevada County Department of Social and Child Services (DSS) – Public Assistance
950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City CA 95959
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
DSS offers several forms of public assistance including medical coverage, food stamps, cash assistance, housing, and resource referral.
KARE Crisis Nursery
PO Box 2080, Grass Valley CA 95945
24 hour Crisis Line: 530-265-6520
KARE offers 24 hour emergency respite care for children from birth to six years of age while their parents receive help in order to resolve
a stressful situation.
PARTNERS Family Resource Centers of Nevada County
235 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley - 273-4059 10862 Spenceville Rd., Penn Valley
432-1118 ext. 249
18847 Oak Tree Rd., North San Juan 292-3174
Our Family Resource Centers engage and partner with families, educators, and the community to better support children's development, create connections, and increase access to local resources.
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
471 Sutton Way, Suite 204, Grass Valley CA 95945 530-265-1454
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am – 5 pm
Some evening hours
Serves low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five who are at nutritional risk. Provides checks redeemable for nutritious food, nutrition counseling and referrals to health care and social services.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
127 East Main Street, Grass Valley CA 95945
Hours: Monday — Friday – 8 am – 5 pm
Offers discounted electricity if low income qualified.
Offers discounted service for eligible customers.