Social Services

Social Services Mission:

The mission of the Department of Social Services (DSS) is opening doors, building community, and being of service to County residents needing social, eligibility, or employment and training services.

The Department of Social Services, as part of the Health & Human Services Agency, exists to offer vital human services to the citizens of Nevada County.

Consumer Programs CA Public Utilities Commission

You may qualify for discounted utility programs based on income or medical needs. Please see a list of resources below: 

  1. Tax Filing Assistance Available for Qualifying Residents

    The Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is operating a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site offering free tax preparation assistance and filing of simple returns. Learn More
  2. Tax Filing Assistance Available for Qualifying Residents

    The Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is operating a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site offering free tax preparation assistance and filing of simple returns. Learn More
  3. Public Health Launches Health Access Vending Machine Program

    Nevada County Public Health Department, through grant funding from Anthem Blue Cross, has launched a Health Access Vending Machine Program. Learn More
View All