Parent Resources

Local Resources

Dial 211 Nevada County

Dial 2-1-1 from any phone in Nevada County (including cell phones) and get help finding health and human service resources, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Wondering where to turn? Call 2-1-1.

Partners Family Resource Centers – Western County

The PARTNERS Family Resource Centers are located in Grass Valley, Penn Valley, and on the San Juan Ridge. Each one provides a place for families – to drop in and play, to join a playgroup, to take a parenting class, to check out the lending library or use the internet, and to get connected to needed resources.

Family Resource Center of Truckee

The Family Resource Center of Truckee is building community, one family at a time. They provide family advocacy, early learning and parenting support, mediation and legal assistance, and health outreach.

Sierra Nevada Children Services

Sierra Nevada Children’s Services (SNCS) provides referrals to child care to all families and provides child care subsidies to qualifying families. They also have a lovely drop-in play space, an extensive toy and book lending library, and a Community Chest that can fund special needs.

Nevada County Infant Program

The Nevada County Infant Program provides services to children who are 0 – 3-years-old and have developmental delays and differences.

Wondering about your child’s development? Find a free developmental screening tool here for your infant through 5-year-old – and 2-1-1 can follow up with you as needed.

State and National Resources

First 5 California

First 5 California has a great site for parents with information about child development, parenting, early learning, and playing with your child.

Fussy Baby Network

Do you have a baby that cries and cries? The Fussy Baby Network can help with ideas and resources.

24 Hour Child Abuse Helpline

The National Association For the Education of Young Children


Zero to Three