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Public Assistance
Sara Connor
Program Manager

950 Maidu Avenue Suite 120
Nevada City, Ca 95959
Hours: 8am-5pm M-F
Phone: 530.265.1340
Fax: 530.265.9860
dss@co.nevada.ca.us

Welcome to Public Assistance
 
The mission for Public Assistance under the Department of Social Services (DSS) is opening doors, building community, and being of service to County citizens needing social, eligibility, or employment and training services.
 
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MEDICAL COVERAGE
Medical Coverage is available for individuals and families through programs including Medi-Cal and the County Medical Services Program (CMSP).

HomePageIcons.png CalFRESH (FOOD STAMPS)
CalFresh is a federal program that provides monthly food benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels.
HomePageIcons.png CASH ASSISTANCE FOR FAMILIES
CalWORKs is a temporary financial assistance and employment services program for low or no income families in California.
HomePageIcons.png CASH ASSISTANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS
A supplemental assistance program for those persons who are ineligible for aid under any federal or state program.
HomePageIcons.png EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
Alliance For Workforce Development, Inc. & Career Center is the connection point for job seekers and employers.
HomePageIcons.png HOUSING ASSISTANCE
Find Local Housing Resources