Local Resources

Useful Information for County Residents

Campaign for Community Wellness
Works to coordinate and leverage key mental health initiatives and ultimately, improve mental health care in Placer County. Add To Favorites

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Placer County
Advocates in court to find safe, permanent living alternatives for the children of Placer County who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or violence. Add To Favorites

Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee
A regional collaborative comprised of community advocates and service providers from the Truckee-Tahoe area that vision and work together to create a safe and healthy environment for children, youth, and families. It is comprised of over 35 health, social service, education and community-based organizations who meet monthly to collaborate, network, share and learn. Add To Favorites

Eat Fresh
An online resource for CalFresh (SNAP, or food stamps) eligible individuals and families to encourage cooking at home with fresh foods and minimally processed non-perishables. Healthier eating provides better nutrition and helps to avoid weight gain and obesity. Add To Favorites

Golden Sierra Youth Resource Guide
Works to offer quality workforce investment services that provide both employers and individuals the opportunity to achieve and sustain economic prosperity. Add To Favorites

Horses for Healing
Dedicated to improving the physical, mental, and spiritual well being of disabled individuals, through their involvement with horses. Add To Favorites

KidsFirst Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program (PAT)
Works at preventing child abuse by providing family counseling; healing therapy for child victims of abuse and neglect; enrollment of children in low/no-cost health insurance; after-school activities for kids; parent education, training and coaching; and links to community resources. Add To Favorites

NAMI Placer County
Strives to offer hope, reform and health to people with mental illness, their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy efforts. Add To Favorites

Placer County: Web Site
Links to information and resources of Placer County. May provide links to mental and behavioral health resources. Add To Favorites

Sierra Family Services
Offers a wide variety of services geared to address the needs of our community. They have the experience, staff, and commitment to provide a blend of traditional and cutting edge treatment in many areas of counseling and social services. Add To Favorites

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital
Community hospital serving the greater Placer County region. Provides information and links to general and mental health resources. Add To Favorites