Better Together: Homeless Initiative

Our Vision

All individuals and families facing homelessness in Nevada County will have access to safe, permanent, affordable housing, supported by the resources and services necessary to sustain them.

New!  Homeless Strategic Plan
Strategic Plan to Address Homelessness

"Better Together"

Nevada County’s collaboration with other jurisdictions and community stakeholders is essential to the success of the Housing First model; undoubtedly, we are “Better Together”. The “Better Together” site intends to keep the community informed of our constantly growing and evolving partnerships, as well as ongoing projects and events aimed at ending homelessness.

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Health and Human Services Agency is committed to a “Housing First” approach to homelessness. Find out more about "Better Together" and the County's approach.                                                                                                            

Building Bridges IconBuilding Bridges: Plan to Address Homelessness

In January 2018, the Health and Human Services Agency presented a plan to address homelessness to the Board of Supervisors, including short term and long term agency goals, budget needs, and anticipated funding sources.Find out more information about the plan.           

PIT IconPoint-in-Time Count

In January of 2018, Nevada County and community stakeholders held an annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count of local homeless individuals.  PIT Counts are a funding requirement by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Learn more and find the data from 2018's Point-in-Time Count.                      

Coordi211 Housing logonated Entry

211 Connecting Point serves as the point of contact for Nevada County's Coordinated Entry system. Coordinated Entry creates a centralized list of people who need housing assistance, allowing housing providers to identify the most vulnerable individuals and families that would be eligible for housing services. 

Magnifying glass laying on top of colored graphs and chart papersSupporting Documents

Find County documents on the topic of homelessness and addressing the issue, such as Friday Memo newsletter articles to County plans and presentations on homelessness.                                                                                                            

FFAQ text in grey boxrequently Asked Questions

Find frequently asked questions and frequently used definitions on homelessness.

  1. Better Together Logo NewsFlash

    Early Results from New Recuperative Care Dormitory Predict Long-Term Success

    In partnership with Nevada County and Dignity Health Sierra Memorial Hospital, Hospitality House opened a new recuperative care dormitory in October 2018. In just a few months’ time, success from the new dormitory is already evident. Read More

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    Placer Consortium on Homelessness (PCOH) The Placer Consortium on Homelessness (PCOH) is a ...
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