Child Care Support Services

Placer County Office of Education  (530) 745-1380

Child Care Resources and Referral  (800) 464-3322

Special Needs Child Care in Roseville/South Placer County  (916) 781-6500

Community Resources

Clean Slate Clinic offers services on the first Wednesday of every month to assist participants in removing or dismissing past convictions from their records.

Placer County Resources - Network of Care provides information about Placer County services and community events. Here you will find a community calendar, and information regarding health, health-related legislation, mental wellness, news stories, and services for children.

Root & Rebound Reentry Advocates is a California legal guide for people in reentry and their advocates.

Education Resources

U.S. Department of Labor provides a listing of adult training programs.

Coursera Learning Platform offers online courses you can finish in a day.

edX Learning Platform  provides access to 2500+ online courses from 140 institutions.

Khan Academy offers free online lessons in math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more, including K-14 and test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT) content. 

Nevada County Adult Education is a member of the Sierra Joint Consortium and provider of adult education programming in Nevada County.

Placer County Library provides free and open access to services, programs, and materials that enrich, inform, empower, and entertain.

Placer Adult Literacy Services (PALS) provides adults with the tools to change their lives by giving them the reading, writing, and basic math skills needed to earn a living, stay healthy, and contribute to our community.

Roseville Adult School is a member of the Sierra Joint Consortium and provider of adult education programming in Placer County.

Sierra College is a member of the Sierra Joint Consortium and provider of adult education programming in Nevada and Placer Counties.

Tahoe Truckee Adult Education is a member of the Sierra Joint Consortium and provider of adult education programming in Nevada and Placer Counties.

Food and Nutrition Resources

CalFresh provides food benefits to eligible recipients to help buy nutritious foods for a better diet.

Meals on Wheels is a program that delivers meals to individuals at home who are unable to purchase or prepare their own. (530) 889-9500

Placer Food Bank provides hunger relief to El Dorado, Nevada, and Placer Counties.  (916) 783-0481

Placer Food Bank Distribution Schedule

Housing Resources

Homeless Resource provides a telephone hotline that serves as a centralized gateway for people who are homeless and in need of services in Placer and Nevada counties.

Placer County Homeless Shelters provides a list of housing resources.

Placer County Housing Programs manages two types of housing programs: transitional and permanent supportive housing.

Placer County Housing Vouchers is a rental assistance program to help low and very low-income families, persons with disabilities and seniors so they can live in affordable, safe, and decent housing. 

Placer County Housing Authority - (530) 889-7676

Mid-Placer Emergency Shelter - (833) 375-2237

Women’s Shelter - (800) 575-5352

Acres of Hope (women & children) - (916) 788-0275

Job Information

Employment Development Department provides a comprehensive range of employment and training services in partnership with state and local agencies and organizations.

CalJOBS offers a complete set of employment tools for job seekers in California. 

Golden Sierra has local job centers, ready to assist you with your journey to gain employment.

American Job Center Finder helps clients find their local American Job Center in California.

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Placer County Mental Health 24-Hour Crisis Intervention Numbers

(888) 886-5401 – Adult Services 

(866) 293-1940 – Family and Children’s Services

Adult Crisis & Intake 24-Hour Phone Line - (916) 787-8860

Stand Up Placer 24-Hour Crisis Support is an emergency safe house for domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking survivors and their children.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

(800) 273-TALK (8255) or text "EMM" to 741741 to text confidentially with a trained crisis counselor.

Suicide Prevention Hotlines

National 24-hour Suicide & Crisis Lifeline three-digit phone number 988

(530) 885-2300 - Auburn 

(916) 645-8866 - Lincoln 

(916) 773-3111 - Roseville 

(916) 368-3111 - Sacramento

National Alliance on Mental Illness Placer County (NAMI)  At the heart of NAMI’s mission is our grassroots and the sharing of information with people with mental illness, their families, friends, mental health professionals, and the general public. NAMI strives to offer hope, reform and health to our American community through support, education,  and advocacy efforts. 

(800) 273-8255 or (916) 554-0554

A Virtual Calming Room brought to you by the Corona-Norco Unified School District.

PUHSD Wellness Page provides a list of resources to provide mental health services to the students and families of the Placer Union High School District.

Men's Group is a gathering that provides a safe venue to openly discuss general themes and challenges common to men.

Senior Support Services

Meals on Wheels Placer County - toll free (800) 878-9222 or (530) 889-9500

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) - toll free (888) 886-5401 or (916) 787-8860

Adult Protective Services - toll free (888) 886-5401 or (916) 787-8860

Substance Abuse Services

Placer County Alcohol and Drug Screening - (530) 889-7240, Option #5 Clinic

Technology Resources

Emergency Broadband Benefits - May 12 is the start of the FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, virtual classrooms, critical healthcare services, and much more.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. To learn more about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, visit the FCC EBB webpage.

Consider these steps to help our adult education students and families and their communities:

EveryoneOn is a nonprofit dedicated to creating social and economic opportunities by connecting low-income families to affordable internet service and computers.

Map of free Wi-Fi hotspots! Free Public Wi-Fi, Hotspot search site.

Veterans Support Services

Sierra Foothills VA Clinic - (530) 889-0872

HUD-Veterans Affairs Support Housing - (530) 889-7676

Veterans Crisis Hotline - (800) 273-8255