Aging and Disability Resources

Table of Contents

Assistive Technology

Consumer Assistance

Employment and Training Assistance

Financial Assistance

Food Programs

Health Services

Housing

Independent Living Resources

Legal

Personal Assistance

Senior/Community Centers

Senior Services

Support Groups

Transportation

Veterans Services

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology Devices

Assurance Wireless
Lifeline Cell Phone Program
PO Box 686
Parsippany, NJ 07054
888-898-4888 or 888-321-5880
Email: ourteam@assurancewireless.com
Website: www.assurancewireless.com
Facilitates a federal Lifeline Assistance program through Virgin Mobile using the Sprint
Network. Provides a free cell phone and minutes to allow qualified individuals a
worry-free way to stay connected.

AT Network
800-390-2699
800-900-0706 TTY
Email: info@atnet.org
Website: atnet.org

Bill’s Wheels
Co-sponsored by The Grass Valley Elks and the Grass Valley Knights of Columbus
Donations mailed to:  Bill Dobbins c/o Grass Valley Elks
109 S. School St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-1550
Provides mobility devices like motorized scooters, wheelchairs, and walkers to
qualified individuals free of charge for as long as needed.

Budget Mobile Lifeline
1325 Barksdale Boulevard
Bossier City, LA  71111
888-777-4007
Website: budgetmobile.com
Facilitates a federal Lifeline Assistance program using the Verizon
Wireless Network. Provides a free cell phone, minutes, and texts
to allow qualified individuals a worry-free way to stay connected.

EASE – Eagle Accessibility Solutions & Equipment
3714 Copper Penny Lane
Auburn, CA 95602
530-820-9114 or 800-EASE-350
Email: info@adaease.com
Website: accesswithease.com

FREED Center for Independent Living
Assistive Technology

2059 Nevada City Hwy
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

General Technologies
3806 Security Park Dr.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
800-328-6684
Email: devices4less@hotmail.com
Website: devices4less.com
Provides assistive listening devices and telephone communication wireless
systems.

Gold Country Lions Club
Contact:  Eileen Valdez Woods
Message Phone:  530-277-3585
Provides low cost hearing aids and glasses for qualified individuals.
Website: lionsclub.org

Gold Country Hearing Center
1097 E. Main St.
Suite B
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-8114 or 530-615-0085
Website: goldhearing.com
Provides hearing amplification devices.

Innovative Rehabilitation Technology, Inc.
13453 Colfax Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-2090 or 800-322-4784
Email: info@IRTI.net
Website: store.irti.net

Lifeline Systems
Medical Alert Systems – Philips Lifeline Systems
111 Lawrence St.
Framingham, MA 01702
800-380-3111
Email: govtservices@lifelinesystems.com
Website: lifelinesys.com
Provides personal medical alert service and equipment with trained operators
who will instantly respond to the touch of the Personal Help Button anytime.

LifeStation
Medical Alert Systems
877-478-3390 or 866-220-0942
Website: lifestation.com
Offers medical monitoring systems that allow users to easily contact help in an
emergency situation by simply pressing one button.

Northern Home Medical
930 Idaho Maryland Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-9021
Email: northernhomemedical@gmail.com
Website: northernhomemedical.com

Sierra Prosthetics and Orthotics
138 Joerschke Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-1004
Email: sierrapo@gv.net
Website: sierraprosthetics.com

University Audiological Associates
1325 Howe Ave.
Suite 101
Sacramento, CA 95825
916-927-3137
Website: universityaudiologic.com
Provides hearing examinations and tests as well as hearing aids.  Accepts
MediCal and Medicare.  Call for qualification guidelines.

Consumer Assistance

Advocacy

AARP
1415 L St.
Suite 960
Sacramento, CA 95814
866-448-3614
Website: aarp.org

Area 4 Agency on Aging
2260 Park Towne Circle
Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95825
916-486-1876
Email: smann@a4aa.com
Website: a4aa.com

California Advocate for Nursing Home Reform
650 Harrison Street,
2nd floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
415-974-5171
Email: info@canhr.org
Website: canhr.org

Disability Rights California
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
916-504-5800
Fax 916-504-5802
800-776-5746
TTY 800-719-5798
Email: info@disabilityrightsca.org
Website: disabilityrightsca.org

FREED Center for Independent Living
2059 Nevada City Hwy.
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

Nevada County Adult Services – Adult Protective Services
500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1639​
Website: mynevadacounty.com

People First of Nevada County
PO Box 2354
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-1609
Website: supportedlife.org
Promote self-advocacy for people with different abilities.

Sons In Retirement, INC. Central and Northern California
Alta Sierra Country Club
11897 Tammy Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
1-877-747-9066
Email: contact.sirinc@gmail.com
Website: sirinc.org

Assistance With End Of Life Arrangements

Funeral Consumers Alliance, Inc
33 Patchen Road
South Burlington, VT 05403
916-486-3552 or 802-865-8300
Email: sherry@funerals.org or fca@funerals.org
Website: funerals.org
Provides information to help consumers choose a meaningful, dignified and affordable funeral.

Hospice of the Foothills
11270 Rough and Ready Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-5739
Email: hospice@hofo.org
Website: hospiceofthefoothills.org

Low Income Assistance Cremation Program
Sheriff-Coroner-Public Administrator
950 Maidu Ave.
Suite 280
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1471
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Offers cremation services to individuals with little or no income or resources.  To qualify, both
the decedent and the person(s) legally responsible for the disposition of the remains must be
qualified as low income.

Carolyn M. Seyler, RN, MS
530-268-2562
Email: cseyler@earthlink.net
Provides assessment, evaluation, and counseling for placement options including board and care, assisted living, skilled nursing care and end-of-life decisions.

Tahoe Forest Hospital District
Tahoe Forest Hospice

10121 Pine Avenue
PO Box 759
Truckee, CA 96160
530-587-6011
Email: information@tfhd.com
Website: tfhd.com

Forms Assistance

FREED Center for Independent Living
Housing Advocacy

2059 Nevada City Hwy.
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org
Provides assistance with filling out apartment applications.

Nevada County Superior Court
Advocacy Services – Forms Assistance

201 Church Street
Nevada City, CA 95945
530-470-2594
Email: PLC@nevadacountycourts.com
Website: nevadacountycourts.com

Health Education

Falls Prevention Coalition
Grass Valley, CA  95945
(530) 271-0255
Fax: (530) 271-0849
Email: info.nevcofallsprevention@gmail.com
Website: nevadacountyfallsprevention.com
Promotes education, services and programs that help reduce the risk of falling for seniors and people with disabilities.

Sara Heinzel, R.N. and C.S.P.T
Falls Prevention Professional
11403 Sandpiper Way
Penn Valley, CA 95946
530-210-1856
Email:  innmade@att.net
Provides in-home assessments for fall risk and fall prevention activities including customized strength
and balance training routines utilizing specialized equipment.

Barbara Larsen, M.A., Ed.
Geriatric Care Manager
530-478-1735
Email: blarsen@nccn.net
Provides in-home assessments for people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder and
their families. Offers on-site training for health care professionals.

Nevada-Sierra Regional In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority
466 Brunswick Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-5601
Website: ns-pa.org

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
Classes and Events
155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-6000
Website: snmh.org

Western Sierra Medical Clinic
Chronic Disease Self-Management Classes

844 Old Tunnel Rd.,
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-9762
Website: wsmcmed.org

Information and Referral

Alzheimer’s Association
24/7 Helpline
1-800-272-3900 or TDD 1-866-403-3073
Website: alz.org
Provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance.  Serves people
people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals, and the public.

Eyecare America
The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Online Referral Center
655 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
877-887-6327 or 800-222-3937 for Senior EyeCare Program Helpline
Email: pubserv@aao.org
Website: eyecareamerica.org
Provides eye  exams and up to one year of eye care to qualified individuals with volunteer
ophthalmologists –  often, at no out of pocket costs.

Federal Trade Commission
Website: consumer.ftc.gov
Provides information and resources for removing consumers from unwanted mail, telemarketers, and email lists.

FREED Center for Independent Living
2059 Nevada City Hwy.
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

Institute on Aging – The Friendship Line
3575 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118
800-971-0016 or Local 415-752-3778
Email: contact@ioaging.org
Website: ioaging.org
Serves as a 24-hour crisis intervention program for seniors 60 plus and for people with
disabilities as well as a warmline for routine calls that provide emotional support, reassurance, well-being checks, and information and referral for additional care.

NeedyMeds
Location:  103 Maplewood Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930
Mailing:  PO Box 219, Gloucester, MA 01931
978-281-6666 or 800-503-6897
Email: info@needymeds.org
Website: needymeds.org
Provides information and resources on pharmaceutical prescription assistance programs, medication
coupons, programs that help people based on a diagnosis, locations of free and low-cost clinics,
government programs and other type of prescription assistance programs, and information about a free,
drug discount card that can save users up to 80% off the cost of medications.

Senior Assistance Line
466 Brunswick Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Dial 2-1-1 for more information, or out of county call 1-877-847-0499
Email: 211@ns-pa.org
Website: 211nevadacounty.org

Wheelchair Traveling
Website provides travel information for people interested in wheelchair-friendly
vacations. Includes city guides and traveling tips for people with disabilities.
Website: wheelchairtraveling.com

Ombudsman For Nursing Home Residents

Ombudsman Services of Northern California
Legal Services of Northern California

Auburn Office: Mother Lode Region
190 Reamer St., Auburn, CA 95603
530-823-7560
Grass Valley Office
16647 Ernest Ct, Grass Valley CA 95945
530-274-2825
Email: auburn-office@lsnc.net
Website: osnc.net

Options Counseling

FREED Center for Independent Living
2059 Nevada City Hwy.
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

Nevada Sierra Regional IHSS Public Authority
466 Brunswick Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-5601
Website: ns-pa.org

Services For Persons with Disabilities

Audibel Hearing Center
152 Catherine Lane.
Suite E
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-8440
Email: coopertrc@sbcglobal.net
Website: audibel.com

Audiology Associates Hearing Center
101 Margaret Lane.
Suite D
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-2247
Email: karen@gvent.com
Website: gvhearing.com

California Department of Social Services Office of Deaf Access
744 P Street
MS 8-16-91
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-8320 (Voice)
(916) 653-7651 (TTY)
Email: deaf.access@dss.ca.gov
Website: cdss.ca.gov

California State Library
Braille and Talking Book Library

900 N Street
Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-654-0640 or 800-952-5666
Email: btbl@library.ca.gov
Website: btbl.ca.gov

California Telephone Access Program
2033 Howe Ave.
Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95825
510-302-1115 or 800-806-1191
Email: customercare@ddtpca.org
Website: ddtp.org

Department of Rehabilitation
380 Sierra College Drive.
Suite 220
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-2600
Email: nbair@dor.ca.gov
Website: dor.ca.gov
Provides services to people who have a medically documented disability which poses an impediment to gain, regain, or retain employment.

Falls Prevention Coalition
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 271-0255
Fax: (530) 271-0849
Email: info.nevcofallsprevention@gmail.com
Website: nevadacountyfallsprevention.com
Promotes education, services and programs that help reduce the risk of falling for seniors and people with disabilities.

FREED Center For Independent Living
Braille Services

2059 Nevada City Hwy.
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

M & M Interpreting
Offers interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing.
18714 Wolf Creek Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-5001
Fax 435-674-2597
Email: service@mandminterpreting.com
Website: mandminterpreting.com

Nevada County Hearing Aid Center
102-A Argall Way
Nevada City CA 95959
530-470-8897
Email: info@nevadacountyhearingaid.com
Website: nevadacountyhearingaid.com

Plumas Hearing Center
9705 Hwy 267,  #3
Truckee, CA 96161
530-283-9980 or 530-550-9068
Email: plumashearing@sbcglobal.net
Website: plumashearingcenter.com

Sierra Services For The Blind and Visually Impaired
546 Searls Ave
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-2121
Fax 530-265-2198
Email: sierra_services@yahoo.com
Website: sierraservices.org

Society For The Blind
Senior IMPACT Project

1238 S Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
916-452-8271
Email: frontdesk@societyfortheblind.org
Website: societyfortheblind.org

Travel

Road Scholar
Elderhostel Inc.
11 Avenue De Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111
800-454-5768
Website: roadscholar.org
Provides educational travel opportunities for older adults.

Senior Assistance Line (SAL)
466 Brunswick Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Dial 2-1-1 for more information, or out of county call 1-877-847-0499
Email: 211@ns-pa.org
Website: 211nevadacounty.org
Provides information and scheduling of AARP older adult driver’s education classes.

Wheel Chair Traveling
Website provides travel information for people interested in wheelchair-friendly
vacations. Includes city guides and traveling tips for people with disabilities.
Website: wheelchairtraveling.com

Volunteerism

Hands on Tahoe
11071 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-1776 or 530-582-7025
Email: coordinator@handsontahoe.org
Website: handsontahoe.org

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Nevada County (RSVP)
471 Sutton Way, Suite 210
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-271-0255
Email: rsvp@nccn.net
Website: volunteernevadacounty

Employment and Training Assistance

Employment and Job Training

Agency on Aging – Area 4 , Mature Edge Job Readiness Program
2260 Park Towne Circle
Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95825
916-486-1876
Email: MatureEdge@a4aa.com
Website: agencyonaging4.org
Offers a series of interactive job readiness sessions preparing the mature worker for a productive and successful job search.

California Department of Rehabilitation
Vocational Rehabilitation

380 Sierra College Dr.
Suite 220
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-2600
TTY 530-477-7049
Email: WDSInfo@dor.ca.gov
Website: dor.ca.gov

Experience Works
715 Maltman Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-478-0139
Email: expworkskm@yahoo.com

Job Accommodation Network
800-526-7234 or TTY 877-781-9403
Email: jan@askjan.org
Website: askjan.org
Provides information and referral for job accommodations for people with disabilities.

Neighborhood Center Of The Arts
200 Litton Dr.
Suite 212
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-7287
Fax 530-272-7688
Email: ncaprogram@nccn.net
Website: neighborhoodcenterofthearts.org

NorCal Center On Deafness
4708 Roseville Rd.
Suite 111
North Highlands, CA 95660
916-349-7500  or 916-993-3048
Email: info@norcalcenter.org
Website: norcalcenter.org
Provides assistance for job-ready clientele in obtaining employment including sign
language interpreting services for job interviews and on-site training.  Offers Basic
Employment Skills Training (BEST), Supported Employment Program (SEP),
Empowerment and Advocacy  Services for Employment (EASE), and
Communication Skills Training (CST).  Training locations in Sacramento, Yuba
City, Stockton, and Modesto.

One Stop Business and Career Center of Nevada County
715 Maltman Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-7088
Email: nevadacounty@ncen.org
Website: nevadacountyonestop.org

Pride Industries of Nevada County
12451 Loma Rica Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530- 477-1832
Email: kgardinier@prideindustries.com
Website: prideindustries.com

Financial Assistance

Bookkeeping

The Home Bookkeeper
PO Box 2207
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-4432
Email: homebookkeeper@yahoo.com
Website: thehomebookkeeper.com

Northern California People’s Advocate
Payee Services Inc.

PO Box 478
Penn Valley, CA 95946
530-272-7771
Email: chuck1@sbbmail.com

General Assistance

Nevada County Department of Social Services
950 Maidu Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1662
Email: dss@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Social Security, Supplemental Security Income

Nevada County Behavioral Health Department
Donna Hendrich, SSI Advocate
500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 120
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1437 or 530-470-2511
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Assists clients through the process of filling out SSI forms if they cannot fill out
the form on their own.  Takes appointments on Tuesday and Thursdays.  Call for
more information.

Social Security Administration
Public Assistance

11855 Edgewood Road
Auburn, CA 95603
866-931-6087
Website: ssa.gov

Tax Preparation

AARP
Income Tax Assistance

211 -Western Nevada County
775-830-7710-Truckee North Lake Tahoe Area
Website: aarp.org
Free tax assistance – must call for an appointment.

Senior Assistance Line (SAL)
466 Brunswick Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Dial 2-1-1 for more information, or out of county call 1-877-847-0499
Email: 211@ns-pa.org
Website: 211nevadacounty.org
Offers information and assistance in scheduling appointments for tax assistance through AARP.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Tax Counseling For The Elderly (TCE)
IRS – Internal Revenue Service
Locations Vary – call or use online location tool to find nearest location
800-906-9887
Offers free tax help through the VITA program to low income families, persons with
disabilities, elderly, people with limited English in preparing their own tax returns
through the VITA program.  Provides tax assistance, including questions about pensions
and retirement-related issues unique to seniors, through the TCE program.
Call 888-227-7669 to locate the nearest AARP TCE Tax-Aide site between January and
April.
Website: irs.gov

Utility and Energy Discounts

Assurance Wireless
Lifeline Phone Program
PO Box 686
Parsippany, NJ 07054
888-321-5880 or 888-898-4888
Email: ourteam@assurancewireless.com
Website: assurancewireless.com
Facilitates a federal Lifeline Assistance program through Virgin Mobile. Provides a free
cell phone and minutes to allow qualified individuals a worry-free way to stay connected.

Gold Country Community Services
Senior Firewood Program 

841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Call Senior Assistance Line at 211 for new participants
Email: info@goldcountryservices.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org
Provides qualified seniors a limited amount of pine/fir to supplement their other
home heating sources.

PG&E
Energy Assistance Programs
Location: 127 East Main St., Grass Valley, CA 95945
866-743-2273
Website: pge.com
Offers energy assistance programs including CARE for low-income families and individuals, FERA
residential single family assistance, Medical Baseline Allowance, and Energy Savings Assistance Program.

Project Go
LIHEAP Energy Assistance
801 Vernon St, Roseville CA 95678
916-782-3443 or 1-888-524-5705
Website: projectgoinc.org

Truckee Donner Public Utility District
11570 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-3896
Website: tdpud.org
Offers programs for low-income households, and payment plan options.

Food Programs

CalFresh (Food Stamps)

Nevada County Department of Social Services
Calfresh (Food Stamps)

950 Maidu Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95945
530-265-1340
Email: dss@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Congregate Meals

Gold Country Community Services
High Noon Café

Nevada City Senior Apartments Dining Room
841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Email: info@goldcountrycenter.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org

North Gold Senior Mountaineers
Mountain Café Congregate Meals

29190 State Highway 49
North San Juan, CA 95960
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 noon
530-292-3351
Email: rcwenger@digitalpath.net

Food Banks

Food Bank of Nevada County
310 Railroad Ave., #200
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-3796
Email: foodbanknc@att.net
Website: foodbankofnc.org

FoodBankdistributionCalendar
Click to view calendar!

County residents, regardless of last names and which part of the county they live in, may pick up monthly food between 10 am and noon on either the second or fourth Thursday of the month. The Food Bank prefers that people pick one day or the other, and stay with the same week but there is flexibility if a person can’t go on their usual pickup date.

Food may be picked up at:

Seventh Day Adventist Church
12889 Osborne Hill Rd.
Grass Valley, CA

There is no separate time for people with disabilities. The second Thursday of the month tends to have fewer customers and shorter lines. At this time, Calvary Bible Church is not a distribution site.

Other distribution sites include:

North San Juan Center
29190 Highway 49
North San Juan, CA
Food distributed: 3rd Thursday of the month, from 10 am – 12 pm

Washington
31625 Relief Hill Road
Nevada City, CA
Food distributed: 1st Wednesday of the month, from 10 am – 12 pm

Colfax
Sierra Vista Center
55 School Street
Colfax, CA
Food distributed: First Friday of the month, from 10 am – 11:30 am

Interfaith Food Ministry of Nevada County
440 Henderson St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-8132
Email: info@interfaithfoodministry.org
Website: interfaithfoodministry.org

Project MANA
Call for food distribution sites in Eastern Nevada County.
948 Incline Way
Incline Village, NV 89451
775-298-0008
Email: info@projectmana.org
Website: projectmana.org

Home-Delivered Meals

Sierra Senior Services
10040 Estates Drive
Truckee, CA  96161
530-550-7600
Email: info@sierraseniors.org
Website: sierraseniors.org

Thanks To Give
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-1217
Email: yadayada1019@sbcglobal.net
Provides traditional Thanksgiving meals to seniors and people with disabilities who are home alone on
Thanksgiving. Volunteers deliver meals between 11:00am-2:00pm on Thanksgiving day.  Apply by Nov. 18th.

Health Services

Hospice, Bereavement

Hospice of the Foothills
11270 Rough and Ready Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-5739
Email: hospice@hofo.org
Website: hospiceofthefoothills.org

Tahoe Forest Hospital District
Tahoe Forest Hospice

10121 Pine Avenue
PO Box 759
Truckee, CA 96160
530-587-6011
Email: information@tfhd.com
Website: tfhd.com

Hospitals, Clinics, and Mobile Health Services

Chapa De Indian Health Program
1350 East Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-8545
11670 Atwood Road
Auburn, CA, 95603
(530) 887-2800
Website: chapa-de.org

Focus
800-600-3554
916-933-2945 – Fax
Provides in-home phlebotomy services.

Grass Valley Dental Hygiene
14853 Cedar Hill Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-8437
Email: hygiene@sonic.net
Website: grassvalleydentalhygiene.com
Provides mobile dental hygiene care to skilled nursing facilities, group homes, and
assisted living facilities.  Accepts Medi-Cal for patients in skilled nursing facilities and
intermediate care facilities.

Sierra Family Medical Clinic, INC.
15301 Tyler Foote Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-292-3478
Email: info@sierraclinic.org
Website: sierraclinic.org

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-6000
Website: snmh.org

Tahoe Forest Hospital District
10121 Pine Avenue
PO Box 759
Truckee, CA 96160
530-414-4862 or 530-587-6011
Email: information@tfhd.com
Website: tfhd.com

Western Sierra Medical Clinic
Grass Valley:
844 Old Tunnel Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-9762
Email: wsmc@wsmclinic.org
Website: wsmcmed.org

Western Sierra Medical Clinic – Downieville
209 Nevada Street
Downieville, CA 95936
530-289-3298
Email: wsmc@wsmclinic.org
Website: wsmcmed.org

Western Sierra Medical Clinic
Mobile Health Services

209 Nevada Street
Downieville, CA 95936
530-289-3298
Email: wsmc@wsmclinic.org
Website: wsmcmed.org

Nursing Services

Focus
800-600-3554
916-933-2945 – Fax
Provides in-home phlebotomy services.

Senior Outreach Nurse Services
Nevada County Department of Social Services

500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1639 (Nevada City) and 530-582-6378 (Truckee)
Main Adult Services Line 530-265-1639 or 888-339-7248
Email: adult.services@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides comprehensive health and safety assessments, health screenings, fall
prevention education, medication education/management resources and
continued in home follow up. Secondly, they provide outreach such as
community based blood pressure clinics, flu shots in conjunction with Public
Health, and they participate in local health/wellness programs.

Sierra Nevada Home Care
1020 McCourtney Road
Suite A
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530 274-6350
Email: jean.wootan@snmh.dignityhealth.org
Website: snmh.org

T. L. C. Home Care Nurses
PO Box 225
Penn Valley, CA 95946
530-432-0619

Medicare Information

Medicare Physician Referral
530-274-6607 – referrals for Sierra Nevada affiliated physicians
800-633-4227 – National Medicare helpline
Website: medicare.gov
Provides information about medical providers who accept Medicare.

Nevada County Public Assistance
Medical Coverage (Medi-Cal)

950 Maidu Ave
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-9860
Email: dss@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Social Security
11855 Edgewood Rd
Auburn, CA 95603
1-866-931-6087
Website: socialsecurity.gov

Pulmonary and Respiratory Resources

American Lung Association
California Chapter
424 Pendleton Way
Oakland, CA 94621
510-638-5864 or 800-548-8252
Lung Helpline –
For questions about lung health or help finding healthcare.
800-LUNGUSA or 800-586-4872
Website: lung.org
Email: cainfo@lung.org
Features the following online communities and support groups:

Lung Connection Community
Provides an online community that allows users to connect with other people,
share experiences, and learn from friends.
510-638-5864 or 800-548-8252
Lung Helpline –
 For questions about lung health or help finding healthcare.
800-LUNGUSA or 800-586-4872
Website: lung.org

My Fighting For Air Community
Offers an online community website where family, friends, colleagues, and
neighbors can gather and organize support of everyday tasks. Features a
“care coordination calendar.”
510-638-5864 or 800-548-8252
Lung Helpline –
 For questions about lung health or help finding healthcare.
800-LUNGUSA or 800-586-4872
Website: lung.lotsahelpinghands.com

Better Breathers Club
Grass Valley Meeting Location:

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley CA 95945
Building 4 in the back conference room
For more information, contact either
Susan Forte 530-265-6336 or Betty Lupton 530-477-9059
Provides a support group that meets on a regular basis every 3rd Thursday of the
month fro 1:00-3:00pm.

PG&E
Medical Baseline Allowance
Credit and Records Center / Medical Baseline
PO Box 8329
Stockton, CA 95208
800-743-5000
Website: pge.com
Allows customers with medical conditions to receive additional quantities of energy at
the lowest (baseline) price for residential service to help power respirators, oxygen concentrators,
iron lungs, ultrasonic nebulizers, and aersol tents among other devises. Applications and additional
information is  available on the PG&E website.

Pulmonary Magazines and Publications


American Thoracic Society
Publishes information fact sheets in both English and Spanish  for ATS patients.
Topics include: asthma, COPD, critical illness, lung problems in children, the
environment, smoking, transplants, and seasonal breathing issues.
Website: thoracic.org

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
“COPD Learn More Breathe Better Update”
A quarterly e-newsletter to spread the word about updates in the treatment of COPD.
Website: nhlbi.nih.gov

National Home Oxygen Patients Association (NHOPA)
Publishes the Oxygen handbook “Understanding Oxygen Therapy” and the NHOPA Newsletter.
Provides oxygen users with a basic explanation of oxygen therapy, types of oxygen available,
oxygen delivery devices, terminology, and traveling tips.
Website: homeoxygen.org

Health Insurance and Benefits

California Partnership For Long-Term Care
1501 Capitol Ave., MS 4100
Suite 71.3052
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-552-8990
Email: cpltc@DHCS.ca.gov
Website: RUReadyCA.org
Educates about the risks and costs of long-term care and options. Offers consumers
high-quality, affordable long-term care insurance with Medi-Cal asset-protection.

Disability Benefits 101
Online tool with information on health coverage, benefits, and employment.
Website: db101.org

FamilyWize Community Service Partnership
Prescription Savings Card
PO Box 1980
Bethlehem, PA 18106
800-222-2818
Email: info@familywize.org
Website: familywize.org
Provides a prescription savings cards for FDA approved prescription medications.

FREED Center for Independent Living
2059 Nevada City Hwy.
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

HICAP Services of Northern California
3950 Industrial Blvd.
Suite 500
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Grass Valley and Truckee Counseling Sites: 530-271-0255
Website: hicapservices.net

NeedyMeds
Location:  103 Maplewood Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930
Mailing:  PO Box 219, Gloucester, MA 01931
978-281-6666 and 800-503-6897
Email: info@needymeds.org
Website: needymeds.org
Provides information and resources on pharmaceutical prescription assistance programs,
medication coupons, programs that help people based on a diagnosis,  free and low-cost
clinics, government programs and other types of prescription assistance programs, and a
free, drug discount card that can save users up to 80% off the cost of medications.
Information is accessible online and without registration.

Mental and Behavioral Health Services and Crisis Lines

Anew Day
117 New Mohawk Rd.
Suite A
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-470-9111
Website: anew-day.com
Provides free counseling for individuals and groups.

Helen Crawford, MD
825 Zion Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-9043
Specializes in senior mental health issues

The Friendship Line – Institute on Aging
3575 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118
Crisis Lines:  800-971-0016 or 415-752-3778
Email: friendshipline@ioaging.org
Website: ioaging.org
Provides 24-hour crisis intervention and warmline for seniors 60 yrs and over as well
as adults with disabilities who are lonely, depressed, or at a high risk for suicide.

Patty Matheny, LCSW
673 South Auburn Street
Suite A
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-3044
Email: pattymatheny@yahoo.com

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Advocacy/Resource Organization
302 S Auburn St
Grass Valley, CA
530-272-4566 or 916-567-0163
Email: naminevadacounty.org/index.html
Website: namicalifornia.org

Nevada County Behavioral Health Department
Whispering Pines Business Park
500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 120
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1437
Email: behavioral.health@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Anita Spencer, PhD
12242 Business Park Drive, #16
Truckee, CA  96161
530-582-5756
Provides counseling services to seniors. Accepts Medicare.

Spirit Peer Empowerment Center
276 Gales Place
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-1431
Email: info@spiritpeerempowermentcenter.org
Website: spiritpeerempowermentcenter.org

Team 3 Family Counseling Center
400 Hoover Lane
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-478-5701
Email: team3.cm@nevco.k12.ca.us
Website: team3counseling.com

Turning Point Providence Center
500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 100
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-5440
Website: tpcp.org

Welcome Home Vets, Inc
PO Box 189
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-3300
Email: info@welcomehomevets.org
Website: welcomehomevets.org

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Crystal Ridge Care Center
396 Dorsey Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-2273
Fax 530-272-7761
Website: crystalridgecarecenter.com

Golden Empire Convalescent Hospital
121 Dorsey Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-1316 Ext 232
Email: kate@goldenempiresnf.com
Website: goldenempiresnf.com

Spring Hill Manor Convalescent Hospital
355 Joerschke Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-7247
Fax 530-273-8805
Website: springhillmanor.net

Wolf Creek Care Center
107 Catherine Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4447
Fax 530-273-6849
Website: wolfcreekcarecenter.com

Substance Abuse Assistance and Crisis Intervention

Al-Anon Family Groups, Grass Valley Fellowship
175 Joerschke Drive
Suite K  (downstairs)
Grass Valley, CA 95945
888-482-4240
Alcoholics Anonymous
154 Olympic Park Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-6287
Email: raylinj@sbcglobal.net
Website: dist20aa.org

Common Goals
256 Buena Vista Street, Suite 100
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-2000
Email: joe@commongoalsinc.org
Website: commongoalsinc.org
Provides quality substance abuse treatment programs to
individuals and their families.

Community Recovery Resources
180 Sierra College Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-9541
Email: grassvalley@corr.us
Website: corr.us

Institute on Aging – The Friendship Line
3575 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118
800-971-0016 or Local 415-752-3778
Email: contact@ioaging.org
Website: ioaging.org
Serves as a 24-hour, toll-free, accredited crisis intervention program for seniors 60 plus
and people with disabilities.  Provides suicide education and awareness and is accredited
by the American Association of Suicidology.

Progress House
Men’s Residential Facility
145 Bost Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-9045
Email: nc@progresshouseinc.org
Website: progresshouseinc.org

Housing

Emergency Housing

Hospitality House Community Homeless Shelter
and Rapid Re-Housing Program

1262 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-271-7144
Rapid Re-Housing Program assists individuals and families who are currently experiencing
homelessness with locating permanent, stable housing.
Website: hhshelter.org

Salvation Army
Booth Family Center – Temporary Warming Shelter For Homeless Families During Winter

12390 Rough And Ready Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-2669
Email: sarah.eastberg@usw.salvationarmy.org
Website: grassvalleysalarmy.org

Home Modification

FREED Center For Independent Living
Fix It Program

2059 Nevada City Hwy
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

ProjectGo
Home Weatherization Program

801 Vernon Street
Roseville, CA, 95678
1-800-655-7705
Website: projectgoinc.org

Housing Agencies and Referral Services

Housing Options Made Easy
5431 Auburn Blvd.,  # 385
Sacramento, CA 95841
916-977-0188
Email: home@housing-options.com
Website: housing-options.com
Offers free housing referral services for seniors and their families. Begins the process
of searching for housing options for their senior clients based on their individual needs.

Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties
1455 Butte House Road
Yuba City, CA 95993
530-671-0220 (call extention #128 for Nevada County Housing Rehabilitation Program
application assistance)
Website: rhasnc.org
Provides housing rehabilitation loans and grants as well as administering the Section 8
Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Salvation Army
Shared Housing and Resources for the Elderly (S.H.A.R.E.)

10725 Alta Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-3500
Email: martha.sheppard@usw.salvationarmy.org
Website: grassvalleysalarmy.org

Utility and Energy Discounts

Gold Country Community Services
Senior Firewood Program 

841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Call Senior Assistance Line at 211 for new participants.
Email: info@goldcountryservices.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org

Pacific Gas and Electric
CARE – California Alternate Rates for Energy

127 East Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
866-743-2273 or 800-743-5000
Website: pge.com

ProjectGo
Home Weatherization Program

801 Vernon Street
Roseville, CA, 95678
1-800-655-7705
Website: projectgoinc.org

Independent Living Resources

Independent Living Support Services

Alta California Regional Center
900 East Main St.
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-4231
Fax 530-272-4637
Website: altaregional.org

FREED Center for Independent Living
2059 Nevada City Hwy
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

Nevada-Sierra Regional In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority
466 Brunswick Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-5601
Website: ns-pa.org

Placer Independent Resource Services
11768 Atwood Rd., #29
Auburn, CA 95603
530-885-6100 or 800-833-3453 (only in CA)
TTY 530-885-0326
Website: pirs.org
Offers services and support to people with disabilities enabling them control their
alternatives for independent living.

Resources For Independent Living RIL
Ping Yuen Senior Apartments
420 I Street, Level B, Suite 3
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-446-3074
Email: ansonh@ril-sacramento.org
Website: ril-sacramento.org
Provides services and support to people with disabilities so they can live independently.
Focus is on Sacramento and Yolo counties.

Legal

Adult Protective Services

Disability Rights California
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
916-504-5800
Fax 916-504-5802
800-776-5746
TTY 800-719-5798
Email: info@disabilityrightsca.org
Website: disabilityrightsca.org
Nevada County Adult Services
Adult Protective Services

Grass Valley: 
500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1639​
24 Hour Emergency Response: 530-265-1217
Auburn: 
Health and Human Services Department
11512 B Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603
530-823-7560
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Legal Clinics and Services

Community Legal Inc.
214 Church Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-3425
Email: enoel@nccn.net
Website: communitylegal.net
Provide a range of legal services to Nevada County residents. Focus primarily on very
low-income individuals, but will also offer legal representation and mediation to others
at low cost. Facilitate monthly clinics on a range of issues impacting lower-income residents.

Family Resource Center of Truckee
Community Legal Program
11695 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-2513
Email: info@truckeefrc.org
Website: truckeefrc.org
Provides free and reduced cost legal services in a clinic setting for civil legal matters
and help in accessing court forms and filling them out correctly.

Nevada County Superior Court Public Law Center
201 Church St.
Suite 9
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-470-2594 Recorded Information
Website: nevadacountycourts.com

Northern California Lawyer Access / Lawyer Referral Service
530-272-5962
Email: nclawyeraccess@gmail.com
Website: norcallawyer.org
Refers individuals, families and other organizations to lawyers. Handle family law, estate planning, divorce, personal injury, bankruptcy, business contracts, litigation, employment law, real estate, landlord/tenant and criminal law.

Legal Services For People With Disabilities

Martha Millar Law
154 Hughes Road, #7
Grass Valley, CA 95945
916-724-5211 or 530-273-2740
Email: marthamillarlaw@gmail.com
Website: marthamillarlaw.com
Provides free special education legal services to qualifying parents.  Develops
special needs trusts.

Senior Legal Assistance

Elder Law
Law Office of Edward E. Hawkins
105 Providence Mine Rd.
Suite 101
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-3952
Fax 530-265-3978
Email: elhawk2006@yahoo.com
Website: nevadacountyelderlaw.com
Assists clients with estate planning including the drafting of wills, trusts, Powers of Attorney,
and Advanced Healthcare Directives.

Gold Country Estate Planning Council
PO Box 2932
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-1208
Email: terryb@cfnmail.com
Website: estateplanningcouncil.net

Legal Services of Northern California
– Pension Assistance Program
– Senior Legal Assistance Program
– Ombudsman Services of Northern California

Auburn Office Mother Lode Region
190 Reamer St.
Auburn, CA 95603
530-823-7560
Website: slh.lsnc.net

Personal Assistance

Adult Day Care / Respite Services

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center
8421 Auburn Blvd.
Suite 120
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
916-728-9333 • 800-635-0220
Email: crc@deloro.org
Website: deloro.org

Helping Hands Caregiver Resource
PO Box 309
Penn Valley, CA 95946
530-432-2540
Website: nchelpinghands.com

Care Transitions

FREED Center for Independent Living
Transitions Assistance

2059 Nevada City Hwy
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

Companionship and Reassurance

FREED Center for Independent Living
Friendly Visitor Program

2059 Nevada City Hwy
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: Maureen@freed.org
Website: freed.org

RSVP of Nevada County
Telephone Reassurance

471 Sutton Way
Suite 210
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-271-0255
Email: contactus@a4aa.com
Website: a4aa.com

Institute on Aging – The Friendship Line
3575 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118
800-971-0016 or Local 415-752-3778
Email: contact@ioaging.org
Website: ioaging.org
Serves as a 24-hour accredited crisis intervention program for seniors 60 years plus and
people with disabilities as well as a warmline for routine calls that provide emotional
support, reassurance, well-being checks, and informational and referral for additional care.

Marge Kaiser, M.A.
Stress & Wellness Consultant
PO Box 2164
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-6649
Email: margekaiser@att.net
Website: margekaiser.com
Offers home visit consultations and ongoing support for stress management; facilitates
a stress management support group for women; and stress management classes and
workshops.

Nevada County Library
Book Buddy and Homebound Services

980 Helling Way
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-1407
Email: library.reference@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Senior Center Without Walls
A Telephone Community for California Elders
114 Montecito Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
510-444-5974 or 877-797-7299
Email: info@SeniorCenterWithoutWalls.org
Website: SeniorCenterWithoutWalls.org
Offers a free service that connections seniors , 6o plus, with activities, friendly conversation,
and an assortment of telephone groups.

Senior Outreach Nurse Services
Nevada County Department of Social Services

500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-265-1639 (Nevada City) and 530-582-6378 (Truckee)
Main Adult Services Line 530-265-1639 or 888-339-7248
Email: adult.services@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com
Provides comprehensive health and safety assessments, health screenings, fall
prevention education, medication education/management resources and
continued in home follow up. Secondly, they provide outreach such as
community based blood pressure clinics, flu shots in conjunction with Public
Health, and they participate in local health/wellness programs.

In-Home Services

Always Best Care Senior Services
1478 Highway 49
Auburn, CA 95603
866-485-9990
Website: alwaysbestcare.com

AMAH Home Care
426 Sutton Way
Suite 107
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-5700

Artistic Nail Salon – Mobile Manicurist
175 Joerschke Dr.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-6245
Website: artistic-nail-salon.com
Email: lindaleggs49@yahoo.com

Comfort Keepers Grass Valley
2059 Nevada City Highway
Suite 207
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-8600
Email: berrybartolillo@sbcglobal.net
Website: comfortkeepers.com

Focus
800-600-3554
916-933-2945 – Fax
Provides in-home phlebotomy services.

Grass Valley Laundrymat
151 W. McKnight Way
Grass Valley, CA  95945
530-263-7046
Website: grassvalleylaundromat
Provides pick up and delivery service for laundry.

Gold Country Home Care
P.O. Box 386
Nevada City, CA  95959
530-802-0752
Email: lspaulding@goldcountryhome.org
Website: goldcountryhome.org

Grocery Express
15956 Colfax Highway
Grass Valley, CA  95945
530-477-7638
Email: debthorsen@yahoo.com
Website: groceryshopservice.com

Help At Home Senior Care
255 Elm Ave
Auburn, CA 95603
530-885-7444
Email: info@helpathomeonline.com
Website: helpathomeonline.com

Home Instead Senior Care
11899 Edgewood Rd.
Suite H
Auburn, CA 95603
530-885-3904
Website: homeinstead.com

Interim Healthcare
406 East Main Street
Suite A
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-0300
Email: tboyer@interimhc.com
Website: interimhealthcare.com

Launderland
871 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA  95945
530-272-6839
Website: launderlandgv
Provides pick up and delivery service for laundry.

The Laundry Basket
1263 E. Main Street
Grass Valley, CA  95959
530-575-1361
Website: goldrun.biz
Provides pick up and delivery service for laundry.

Nevada-Sierra Regional In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority
466 Brunswick Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-5601
Website: ns-pa.org

Peace of Mind Move Managers
P.O. Box 371
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-798-8575
Website: peaceofmindmovemanagers.com
Email: janai@peaceofmindmovermanagers.com
Provides packing, sorting and right sizing services in preparation for moving into more manageable spaces.

Progressive Home Care Auburn
11879 Kemper Road
Suite 15
Auburn, CA 95603
530-823-3896

Shekinah Care In-Home Care For Seniors
10298 Shekinah Hill Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-0545 or 530-613-7413
Email: shekinah.care@att.net
Website: shekinahcare.com

Senior/Community Centers

Senior and Community Centers

Gold Country Community Services
841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Email: info@goldcountrycenter.org
Website: goldcountrycservices.org

North San Juan Senior Center
29190 State Highway 49
North San Juan, CA 95960
530-292-9048

Sierra Senior Services
10040 Estates Drive
Truckee, CA  96161
530-550-7600
Email: info@sierraseniors.org
Website: sierraseniors.org

Senior Services

Assisted Living

Atria Senior Living
150 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-362-4103
Website: atriaseniorliving.com

Banner Crest Care Home
12382 Cascade Way
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-272-4513
Website: bannercrestcarehome.com

Blue Oaks Country Home
17089 Perimeter Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-268-0621
Email: blueoakshome@aol.com

Brunswick Village
316 Olympia Park Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-1992
Website: brunswickvillage.org

Casa Loma
636 Partridge Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-7549

Eskaton
625 Eskaton Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-1778 / 888-958-7100
Email: mary.eaton@eskaton.org
Website: eskaton.org

Highgate Senior Living
415 Sierra College Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-798-4030 or 530-272-8002
Email: highgategvcm@sbcglobal.net
Website: highgateseniorliving.com

Hilltop Commons
131 Eureka Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-5274
Email: raystonehc@comcast.net
Website: hilltop-commons.com

Sierra Guest Home
131 Glenwood Avenue
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-3163
Email: cullenr@nccn.net

Sierra View Manor
389 Joerschke Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4849
Email: sierraviewmanor@sbcglobal.net
Website: SierraViewManor.com

Care Homes

Banner Crest Care Home
Women Only

12382 Cascade Way
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-272-4513
Website: bannercrestcarehome.com

Blue Oaks Country Home
17089 Perimeter Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-268-0621
Email: blueoakshome@aol.com

Lake Wildwood Manor
17802 Silver Pine Drive
Penn Valley, CA 95946
530-432-7788
Email: info@lakewildwoodmanor.com
Website: lakewildwoodmanor.com

Mountain View Care Home
10619 Sierra Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-7820
Email: mountainviewcarehome@yahoo.com

Legal Assistance

Gold Country Estate Planning Council
PO Box 2932
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-1208
Email: terryb@cfnmail.com
Website: estateplanningcouncil.net

Legal Services of Northern California
– Pension Assistance Program
– Senior Legal Assistance Program
– Ombudsman Services of Northern California

Auburn Office Mother Lode Region
190 Reamer St.
Auburn, CA 95603
530-823-7560
Website: about.lsnc.net

Placement and Referral Services

Theresa Haleen
530-389-2523
Email: thaleen@alo4seniors.com
Website: assistedlivingoptionsforseniors.com
Provides assessment, evaluation, and counseling for placement options including board and care, assisted living, skilled nursing care and Alzheimer’s/Dementia facilities.

Housing Options Made Easy For Elders
5431 Auburn Blvd. #385
Sacramento, CA 95841-2801
916-977-0188
Email: home@housing-options.com
Website: housing-options.com

Carolyn M. Seyler, RN, MS
530-268-2562
Email: cseyler@earthlink.net
Provides assessment, evaluation, and counseling for placement options including board and care, assisted living, skilled nursing care and end-of-life decisions.

Recreation

America the Beautiful National Parks Senior Passes
Tahoe National Forest Main Office
631 Coyote Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-4531
Website: fs.usda.gov
Offers the America the Beautiful National Parks Lifetime Pass for seniors 62 years and over
as well as the America the Beautiful National Parks Free Pass for the permanently disabled.

California Department of Fish and Game
Free and Reduced Fishing Licenses for Seniors and People With Disabilities

License and Revenue Branch – 1740 N Market Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95834
916-928-5805
Fax 916-419-7585
Website: dfg.ca.gov

Falls Prevention Coalition
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-2273 or 530-271-0255
Fax: (530) 271-0849
Email: info.nevcofallsprevention@gmail.com
Website: nevadacountyfallsprevention.com
Forever Young, a senior chorus, helps people stay active and engaged through signing – no experience needed.

Gold Country Community Services
 841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4961
Email: info@goldcountryservices.org
Website: goldcountryservices.org
Offers affordable activities and classes

Golden Empire Sam’s RV Group
530-823-5562
Website: goldenempiresams.org
Offers activities and traveling from the Grass Valley area.

The Gra-Neva A’s
P.O. Box 2415
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-7079
Website: granevaas.com
Email: webmaster@granevaas.com
Provides group for people dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Model A Ford vehicles
as manufactured from 1928 through 1931.

Happy Trails Travelers
530-273-9641
Arranges tours and trips from the Grass Valley area.

Healthy Neighborhoods Stroll and Roll Program
530-263-1776

Nevada County Travel Club
(530) 432-5301
Website: facebook.com
Email: sewradical@gmail.com
Arranges tours and trips from the Grass Valley area.

Roadrunners Travel Club
530-272-1830 or 530-272-5467
Arranges tours and trips from the Grass Valley area.

Senior Housing / Independent Living

The Bret Harte Retirement Inn
305 West Main Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-205-4140 or 530-273-7137
Website: grassvalleyseniorliving.com

Grass Valley Senior Apartments
321 Dorsey Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-1181
Email: GrassValleySr@cbmgroup.net

Hilltop Commons
131 Eureka Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-5274
Email: raystonehc@comcast.net
Website: hilltop-commons.com

Nevada City Senior Apartments
841 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-5356

Nevada Commons Apartments
775 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-4467

Nevada Meadows Apartments
825 Old Tunnel Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-6963

Truckee Donner Senior Apartments
10040 Estates Drive
Truckee, CA 96161
530-587-1777
Email: truckeedonner@cambridgeres.com

The Village at Northern Queen Inn
400 Railroad Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-3973
Email: thevillagenqi@hotmail.com
Website: thevillagecateredretirement.com

Support Groups

Support Groups

Atria Grass Valley
Parkinson’s Support Group
Senior Living Activity Room at Atria Grass Valley (formerly Quail Ridge)
150 Sutton Way
Grass Valley CA 95945
Contact:  Nancy Lockwood 530-272-7950 or Pete 530-273-4804
Website: atriaseniorliving.com
Email: nmlockwood@aol.co

FREED Center for Independent Living
Cross Disability Support Group

2059 Nevada City Hwy
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-477-3333
530-477-8194 TTY
Email: contact-04@freed.org
Website: freed.org

FREED Center for Independent Living
Healing Through Loss & Grief Support Group

2059 Nevada City Hwy
Suite 102
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact:  Theodora Craigen at 530-913-0229
Email: 4theodora@att.net
Website: lossandgrief.org
Offers support for people who have experienced a significant emotional
loss – current or past – caused by death, divorce, illness, or disability.

Marge Kaiser, M.A.
Stress Management Support Group For Women
Meeting Location: New Hope Counseling Services
123 Nevada Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-798-1076 – Call for reservations
Mailing:  PO Box 2164, Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-6649
Email: margekaiser@att.net
Website: margekaiser.com
Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays at noon Fee based on sliding scale.  May be
covered by insurance. Course facilitated by Marge Kaiser, M.A., and
Lynette Weiss, L.C.S.W.

John Issacson
Alzheimer’s Support Group
Meeting Location: Incline Village, Parasol Foundation, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, NV
775-833-1123
Meets last Monday of the month, from 3 pm – 5 pm.  For patients, caregivers, and family.
Free of charge.

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-6000 – General Information
530-274-6350 Caregiver Support Group
530-432-3699 Ostomy Support Group
530-274-1034 Stroke Support Group
Website: snmh.org

Spirit Peer Empowerment Center
Offers Support Groups for Mental Illness, Behavioral Health, Recovery, and Addiction
276 Gates Place
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-274-1431
Website: spiritpeerempowermentcenter.org

Support Group For Friends and Family of a Person With Memory Loss
Barbara Larsen, M.A., Ed.
Meeting Location:  Eskaton Village, 625 Eskaton Circle, Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-478-1735 or 530-273-1778 or 888-958-7100
Email: blarsen@nccn.net
Website: eskaton.org
Meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 1:00pm – 2:30pm.

Transportation

Airport Shuttle Services

Foothills Shuttle and Charter Service
530-432-3235 or 530-210-9085 (cell phone)
Email: domandhelen@juno.com
Website: foothillshuttle.com

North Lake Tahoe Express
North Lake Tahoe Welcome Center – Reno – Tahoe International Airpo
rt

2001 E. Plumb Lane
Reno, NV 89502
530-546-3551 Booking
866-216-5222 or 775-786-3706 Airport Counter and Dispatch
Email: jaimetma@gmail.com
Website: northlaketahoeexpress.com

Emergency Medical

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
Ambulance Services

155 Glasson Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-1414
Website: snmh.org

Tahoe Forest Hospital District
Ambulance Services

10121 Pine Avenue
Truckee, CA 96160
530-587-6011
Email: information@tfhd.com
Website: tfhd.com

Fixed Route

Blue Go
128 Market Street
Suite 3F
Stateline, NV 89449
530-541-7149 or 530-542-5700
Email: info@bluego.org
Website: bluego.org

Gold Country Stage – Nevada County Transit Services Department
950 Maidu Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-477-0103 ext. 1003
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Truckee Transit
10266 Truckee Airport Road
Truckee, CA 96161
530-550-7451
Email: jravey@townoftruckee.com
Website: townoftruckee.com

Seniors and People With Disabilities

Dial-A-Ride – Town of Truckee
10266 Truckee Airport Road
Truckee, CA 96161
530-550-7451
Email: jravey@townoftruckee.com
Website: townoftruckee.com

Gold Country Cab and Courier
PO Box 781
Cedar Ridge CA 95924
530-274-8294
Email: goldcountrycab@yahoo.com

Gold Country Lift
900 Whispering Pines Lane
Suite 210
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-271-7433 or 855-341-7433
Website: goldcountrylift.com
Provides public, door-to-door paratransit service throughout Western Nevada County
for individuals who qualify due to a disability or a disabling health condition.

Golden Rays Senior Citizens of Sierra County, Inc.
Offering transportation service in Western Sierra County to Nevada County.
749 Main St.
Downieville, CA 95936
Leave message at 530-798-8555
Website: sierracounty.ca.gov

North Tahoe / Truckee Transport
Tahoe Transportation District
128 Market St., Suite 3F
Stateline, NV 89449
530-550-7451 or 775-589-5500
Email: info@tahoetransportation.org
Website: tahoetransportation.org
Provides shared-ride, origin to destination, ADA accessible, public transit services to seniors and
people with disabilities as well as their care givers. Offers transportation to medical/dental, social
services, and other essential needs appointments in Reno, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Auburn,
Roseville, Sacramento, Truckee, or North Lake Tahoe with a fixed schedule that allows passengers
to plan ahead and schedule appointments.

Wheelchair Traveling
Website provides travel information for people interested in wheelchair friendly
vacations. Includes city guides and traveling tips for people who use wheelchairs.
Website: wheelchairtraveling.com

Veterans Services

Veterans Services and Programs

Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elk of the USA
Nevada City Elks Lodge Youth and Veterans Programs

518 Highway 49 N
Nevada City, CA 95959
530-265-4920
Email: contact@nevadacityelks.com
Website: nevadacityelks.com

California Department of Veterans Affairs
1227 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-653-2573 or 800-952-5626
Website: cdva.ca.gov

Grass Valley Elks Lodge Youth and Veterans Programs
109 South School Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact: 530-273-9228
Email: secretary@grassvalleyelks.org
Website: grassvalleyelks.org

Nevada County Department of Social Services
Veteran’s Services

500 Crown Point Circle
Suite 130
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-273-3396
Email: pamela.davinson@co.nevada.ca.us
Website: mynevadacounty.com

Sacramento Veterans Resource Center
7270 East Southgate Drive
Sacramento, CA 95823
916-393-8387
Email: vvcsac@vietvets.org
Website: vietvets.org

Veteran’s Sierra Foothill Outpatient Clinic
11985 Heritage Oaks Place
Auburn, CA 95603
530-889-0872
Website: va.gov

Vets 101
Online tool offers free career planning and information services for veterans and their families.
Website: vets101.org

Welcome Home Vets, Inc
PO Box 189
Grass Valley, CA 95945
530-272-3300
Email: info@welcomehomevets.org
Website: welcomehomevets.org

For more information about programs and agencies,  dial 2-1-1 to speak with a call specialist.