All services are free and available in English and Spanish.

Due to Coronavirus/COVID-19, all of our groups, classes, and workshops are postponed or offered virtually until further notice.

Family Support & Community Engagement Program

Services include:

  • Professional advocacy and case management
  • Government benefit application assistance (medical, CalFresh, LiHeap, CalWorks)
  • Healthcare enrollment assistance (MediCal, MediCare & Covered California)
  • Healthcare navigation (referrals)
  • Rental assistance
  • Utility Bill Payment Assistance Program for all Tahoe Donner Utility District customers. Download flyer.
  • Housing search & retention services
  • Employment referrals
  • Financial coaching
  • Social Security Administration help
  • Tax prep with American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Homeless outreach
  • Classes and workshops

Family Support & Community Engagement Service Locations

Kings Beach
265 Bear Street
Kings Beach, CA 96143
(530) 546-0952

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Truckee
11695 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 546-0952

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Community Engagement & Violence Prevention Education Program

Currently our classes and workshops are either postponed or offered virtually.

Energy Assistance Program – Tahoe Donner PUD

On April 15th, Tahoe Donner Public Utility District’s Board took action to put in place the TDPUD COVID-19 Customer Relief Program which expands the payment assistance for the existing Payment Assistance Program. The Board action reallocated $275,000 of funding to support primary residential energy customer who are experiencing a financial hardship due to COVID-19.  The Board also doubled the payments assistance available to qualifying customers. from 1 months bill credit equal to the highest home bill in the last 12-months to up to 2 times.

TDPUD primary residential customers can qualify if they can demonstrate a documented loss of 25% of income.  Proof of filing for State or Federal unemployment would qualify. Download flyer in English or Espanol.

Early Learning

We offer programs and classes for kids 0-4 and their caregivers to build literacy, socio-emotional health, and parenting skills.

Family Room

Family Room will be presented virtually using Zoom, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon beginning Monday,  September 21st.  Please contact Michele McDonald at mmcdonald@sierracomunityhouse.org or Conchita Zarate at Conchita@sierracommunityhouse.org to register.
The Family Room is a FREE, bilingual program designed to encourages pre-school-aged children to learn and socialize in a group setting with their parents/caregivers. Programming includes interactive arts, crafts, music and bilingual learning. The program enables parents to gain knowledge on child development and parenting, while building support networks with their peers. Enrollment is open throughout the school year.
For more information please view the Family Room flyer (English & Spanish).

Peer Education/ Promotoras

Promotoras offer peer education programs related to chronic disease and mental health in the Latino community. The Promotoras serve as liaisons between community members, health professionals, and social service organizations. Promotoras are advocates, educators, mentors, community health outreach workers, and role models.

Violence Prevention Education

Our Prevention Program provides violence prevention education in English and Spanish to local school districts, businesses, and organizations in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee to children as well as adults.

To learn more about this program click here.

Community Engagement & Violence Prevention Education Program Service Locations

Kings Beach
265 Bear Street
Kings Beach, CA 96143
(530) 546-0952

Monday through Friday: 9am-5pm

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Truckee
11695 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 546-0952

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-6pm

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Truckee Soaring
12313 Soaring Way, Suite 1B
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 546-0952

Monday through Friday: 9am-5pm

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Program Contact

For more information on these programs, please contact:
Program Director of Family Support & Community Engagement:
(530) 414-7372 | familysupport@sierracommunityhouse.org
Community Engagement Manager: (530) 414-7373
Early Learning Manager: (530) 414-7374
Violence Prevention Manager: (775) 298-0167

Sierra Community House will not discriminate against anyone based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, or disability.

Our Services

Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Our Services:

To align with current public health recommendations as well as emerging responses in our field, Sierra Community House services will be available through phone and electronic communication.

In an emergency please call 9-1-1.  For help call 800-736-1060.

For Hunger Relief information, click here.

For Housing information, click here.

General Inquiries – please call our main line at 530-546-0952.

Please check our COVID-19 web page and Facebook page for updates on programs and services, as well as other community resources.

Hunger Relief

HUNGER
RELIEF

Provides hunger relief services through weekly food distributions and other community food programs

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CRISIS INTERVENTION
& PREVENTION

Serves victims of domestic/intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and child abuse

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FAMILY SUPPORT &
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Connects families, individuals, and community members with the help they need

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Legal Counsel

MEDIATION & LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Offers consultations and assistance for those navigating legal issues

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