Emergency Rental Assistance

Nevada County Residents: Apply now!

Placer County Residents: Apply now!

State of Nevada Residents: Apply now!

For application assistance, call (530) 546-0952.

Help Us Respond to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we are committed to serving communities and individuals facing crisis in North Lake Tahoe/Truckee. You can help make sure we can be there for our neighbors in need during this time of uncertainty.

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Crisis Intervention, Family Support & Community Engagement, and Mediation & Legal Services are available through phone and electronic communication. Services include (download our flyer):

  • Support for those experiencing domestic or sexual violence or child abuse
  • Help with legal issues
  • Applications for rent/utility assistance (based on qualifications)
  • Access to government programs
  • Early childhood support
  • Mental health support and suicide prevention education
  • Other basic needs

Contact information:

  • In an emergency please call 9-1-1
  • 24-hour Crisis Line: 1-800-736-1060
  • General Inquiries – 530-546-0952

Hunger Relief:

Drive Through Food Distribution sites:

  • The Village Church –  736 McCourry Blvd, Incline Village, NV every Thursday 2:30 – 3:30 pm.
  • Sierra Community House Warehouse –  12116 Chandelle Way, Unit 2D, Truckee, CA every Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm.

Open to everyone. No income qualification or ID required. Get more information on food distribution.

Additional food resources available:

  • Tahoe Truckee Unified School District (582-2500) – Grab-n-Go meals at all school sites Mon. & Wed. 7:30 – 9:00 am and 1:00 – 2:30 pm

  • Sierra Senior Services/Meals on Wheels (550-7600 or www.sierraseniors.org ): Lunch for seniors 60+

  • Boys and Girls Club: Grab -n-Go breakfast and lunch at club sites

Eviction Moratorium Information & Housing Resources: Information is rapidly changing, please stay up to date by visiting the links below.

  • For All: The Sierra Community House legal team is available to answer questions, please call for an appointment: Main Line: 530-546-0952

Please check our Facebook and Instagram accounts for more updates and uplifting content.

Local/State COVID-19 information:

  • Town of Truckee COVID-19 updates: View Resource
  • Tahoe Donner PUD Energy Assistance Program. Get help with utilities: View Resource
  • Tahoe Forest Health System Announces Updated Community Hotline Phone Number for COVID-19 questions: View Resource
  • Tahoe Forest Health System COVID-19 Updates: View Resource
  • Emergency Tahoe Truckee Community Resources: View Resource
  • Learn about many local resources and find answers to your questions at Nevada 211 (new app is also available): View Resource
  • Nevada County information: View Resource
  • Placer County information: View Resource
  • California’s Covid-19 website is a great resource for your questions about health, employment, taxes and more! View Resource
  • Nevada Resource Guide: View Resource

National COVID-19 Information:

  • Your Guide To The Federal Stimulus Package: View Resource
  • IRS COVID-19 updates: View Resource
  • Free online tax preparation software (if you qualify) View Resource
  • Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments: View Resource
  • COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act Questions and Answers: View Resource
  • Nationwide Resources Spreadsheet: View Resource
  • FCC’s Lifeline program: monthly discounts on phone and broadband service to qualifying low-income consumers: View Resource

Self-Care/Wellness Resources:

  • For Providers and Community Leaders: Helping People Manage Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak: View Resource
  • Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health during isolation: View Resource
  • COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub: View Resource
  • Quarantine Self-Care Questions: View Resource
  • Helpful articles from Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley: View Resource
  • Tips for Self-Care during COVID-19: View Resource
  • Supportive Practices for Mental Health Professionals During Pandemic-Related Social Distancing: View Resource
  • Kidzone Museum Weekly lesson plans, activity instructions, and learning videos: View Resource
  • Tahoe Truckee Suicide Prevention Coalition COVID-19 Resources: View Resource

COVID-19 Information for our Immigrant Community:

  • California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF) Resources: View Resource
    In particular note that:
    1) COVID-19 related care is exempt from Public Charge
    2) DACA recipients can apply for unemployment insurance
    3) Undocumented workers can apply for disability, worker’s compensation and paid family leave
  • Monetary assistance to undocumented workers: View Resource (for more info click here)
  • Nationwide resource: View Resource
  • Facts regarding health insurance: View Resource
  • COVID-19 Guidance for Immigrant Californians: View Resource
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Information and Resources for Immigrant Communities in the Central Valley: View Resource: View Resource
  • Undocumented Workers’ Employment Rights: View Resource