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Triple P Parenting, also known as The Power of Positive Parenting, is an internationally acclaimed evidence-based system of parenting interventions for families with children 2-12 years. Kids don't come with an instruction manual! Many familiar parenting problems have very simple solutions that can be applied with some effort and focus. This program can help you reduce family stress, become a more confident parent, create an organized, orderly family routine with good ground rules that everyone knows and follows, and enjoy a more harmonious family environment.
Level 3 Triple-P one-on-one sessions can be scheduled with the Family Resource Center Community School Liaisons. Call Karen Wallack-Eisen at (530) 273-4059, Laurie DeMartini at (530)432-1118, x249, or Diana Pasquini at (530) 292-3174 for more information. Level 4 Triple-P Group Parenting Workshops are eight week sessions taught by Triple-P practitioners working with Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SSHS). For more detailed information regarding our Parenting Classes, please click here. You may also call Meg Luce, our instructor, at (530) 913-2745, or visit her website at http://www.nevadacountytherapist.com for information and registration.
The PARTNERS Family Resource Centers can refer you to places where you will receive instruction in computer technology. Some of the areas covered are the following: Microsoft Excel (for data inventory, accounting, mailing labels, etc.), Microsoft Power Point (for presentations), Beginning Website Design (using Google sites and some basic H.T.M.L.), Microsoft Word & Publisher, Internet Explorer (e-mail and attachments to e-mails such as photographs and documents), and Beginning Computers using Dell PCs. To see a computer class schedule for the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City, please click here.
COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND REFERRALS
The Nevada County PARTNERS Family Resource Centers are here to assist any individual or family with referrals to community resources. To see a list of the agencies we use as resources, please click here. Please also feel free to call us or stop by if you need further assistance, or have any questions which are not answered on this website. Below, please see a list of emergency resources. Thank you!
Nevada County 2-1-1
Nevada County Immediate Emergency Needs Website
How to Get Emergency Food in Nevada County
Nevada County Emergency Food Distribution Schedule
PARTNERS Family Resource Centers' Food Distribution Calendar **UPDATED November 2015
Addresses for Monthly Food Distribution Sites
Nevada County Food (Cal Fresh) Application Instructions
Nevada County Housing Assistance Program
Women, Infants and Children Food Program
Hospitality House Emergency Housing
Interfaith Food Ministry of Nevada County
Community Recovery Resources Transitional Housing
Clothing Assistance: Women of Worth (Not just for women!), Salvation Army (For Grass Valley and the Auburn area, please see the FOOTHILLS region at the bottom of the page.), Hospice Gift & Thrift (Their locations are listed at the bottom of the page.) All of the PARTNERS Family Resource Centers also have Clothes Closets, please see the bottom of this page for more information.
Furniture/ Appliances: Nevada County Habitat For Humanity Restore
Resume Writing/Job Search Assistance/Printers/Fax Machines: One Stop Business & Career Center and Nevada County Libraries; these resources are also available at all three PARTNERS Family Resource Centers.
Child Care Assistance
Our Promotora promotes health in the Spanish speaking community and makes wonderful things possible. REUNIONES, EVENTOS y ACTIVIDADES: Para más detalles llame o escriba a Nohemi Mead (530) 913-9646, firstname.lastname@example.org. Gracias! For more information regarding activities, please call or e-mail or call Nohemi Mead. Thank you!
CAR SEAT LAWS
Knowing California child car seat laws will keep your family safe in the car. For more information, please click here. For basic guidelines for transporting children safely, please click here.
All three of our FRCs have GED software installed on their high speed computers. If you're working on your GED and can't get over to Nevada Union Adult Education on McCourtney Road, you can practice at the FRC closest to you. Our staff can assist you, so just drop by or give us a call. The Grass Valley FRC is offering GED classes on Wednesdays from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Please call us for more information.
Our FRCs all have lending libraries with children's books, parenting books, career reference materials, and VHS/DVD movies. Please come by and take a look at them.
MEDI-CAL APPLICATION ASSISTANCE
Our staff at the FRCs can assist with Medi-Cal applications. Click here for more information and call us with any questions. To see a flyer regarding health insurance in Spanish, please click here.
CHILDREN'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
We assist Children's Behavioral Health with information and referrals.
FAMILY FUN NIGHTS
Our FRCs collaborate with the school districts to offer opportunities for free family events, including; clothes swaps, square dancing, cooking and nutrition classes, game nights, and much more! Please check our website for upcoming events.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION
In the lending libraries at each of the FRCs, there are wonderful parenting books which cover pregnancy and birthing, as well as raising children up through the teenage years. Additionally, there are numerous pamphlets on a variety of topics, which are available for anyone to take home.
A variety of after school activities are offered at the FRCs, ranging from tutoring to violin and dance classes. Each FRC has something a little different, so call us or come by to see what's happening currently.
We partner throughout the school year with our local schools to offer activities at their events. We participate in community events, including "Day of the Young Child," "Read to Your Child Halloween Book Giveaway," and "Kids Corner" at the Fair, and the Youth Bicyclists of Nevada County Bicycle Safety event.
All of our FRCs offer information and support for career development. We have a number of books and dvds regarding careers, resume writing, and we have local resources for career help. Our computers are equipped with resume software and our staff can help you with any of your questions.
Our San Juan Ridge and Grass Valley FRCs have clothes closets on site with clothing available from infant to adult. Our Penn Valley site, located on the Ready Springs School campus, has clothes for children of all ages. All three of our FRCs will work with families to find them clothes, using several resources. Please visit or call us if you're in need of clothes.