Adult Services - Nevada County, California


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

Services & Support

Adult Services of Nevada County provides a wide array of services and support to elders and dependent adults in our community with the goal of helping individuals remain safely in their own homes. This is accomplished through investigations, assessments and referrals to appropriate agencies and programs.
In-Home Support Services Link

In-Home Support Service:
(530)265-1639 or Email Adult Services

The IHSS Program provides assistance to eligible aged, blind and disabled individuals who are unable to remain safely in their own homes without this assistance.
Adult Protective Services Link

Adult Protective Services:
(530)265-1639 or Email Adult Services

Any concerned person can report known or suspected elder or dependent adult abuse or neglect. Reports can be made 24 hours per day, 7 days per week by calling 530-265-1639 or 888-339-7248. Here are the links to a fillable form (English or Spanish) for your report:
You may fax a completed report to 530-470-2625 or email us at:
If your report is of an urgent matter please use the Report Line first.

Mandated reporting training:
This training will provide mandated reporters with the foundational information about their mandated reporting requirements.
For in-person training, please contact our office. 

Adult Services Resources Link

Adult Services Resources

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Frequently Asked Questions Link


Find answers to the Adult Services most frequently asked questions.
Adult Services OAM

Older Americans Month

Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their gratitude by celebrating Older Americans Month each May.
Public Guardian Link

Public Guardian: (530)265-1639

The Public Guardian Office safeguards the lives and property of conservatees who cannot care for themselves with the least possible restriction.
Senior Outreach Nurse Program Link

Senior Outreach Nurse Program: (530)265-1639

Older adults can receive a free in-home visit by a nurse.  They will offer a fall risk assessment, take your blood pressure, talk with you about your health and connect you to community resources as agreed upon.