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Posted on: October 22, 2020

$2.8M in Project Homekey Funding Awarded for Purchase and Conversion of Motel Into Permanent Housing

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On October 9th, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the County of Nevada is receiving $2.8 million as part of the fourth round of funding awards for Project Homekey, California’s innovative $600 million dollar program to purchase and rehabilitate housing, inc...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Nevada City Accepts Cashin's Field Project

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The Nevada City Council has approved the site plan and architectural review application for Cashin’s Field, a 56-unit affordable housing project at 170 Ridge Road.

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Nevada County Collaborates with City and Non-Profits to Move Campers off Sugarloaf Mountain

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Nevada County partnered with Sierra Roots and Nevada City Police, with utilization of the HOME Team, for Operation Sugarloaf, which aimed to move campers as a group into hotels rooms for further navigation to housing. Read the full article at The Union.

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Better Together Volunteer Hub Launches

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Connecting Point has launched the Better Together Volunteer Hub, where volunteers can find ways to support homelessness efforts in the community and support individuals experiencing homelessness. Read the full article at The Union.

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Sierra Roots Weather Shelter for Homeless Residents Will Open Sunday and Monday

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The National Weather Service is predicting significantly cold LOW temperatures Sunday and Monday nights in the Nevada City and Grass Valley area.  Considering the weather predictions, Sierra Roots, City of Nevada City, and the County of Nevada ar...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Point-In-Time Homeless Count Wednesday, January 29th

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Nevada County Point-In-Time Homeless Count on Wednesday, January 29th

The Nevada County Point In Time (PIT) homeless count will take place on Wednesday, January 29th. The annual count is coordinated by the Nevada County Regional Continuum of Care, The Home...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Sierra Roots and Salvation Army Weather Shelters Open Wednesday-Friday

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UPDATE: Due to the weather, the shelter has been extended to be open a third night for Friday, January 17th. Both shelters will close at 7:30am on Saturday morning.

Given the low snow levels, substantial accumulations, and cold temperatures in the Nevada C...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Sierra Roots and Salvation Army Weather Shelters Open Wednesday and Thursday

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the foothills down to the 2000 foot elevation. Low snow levels and cold temperatures are predicted this Wednesday night through Friday morning. 

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