About Health & Human Services


Our Vision

Nevada County is a vibrant, connected, and healthy community where all residents thrive.

Our Mission 

To protect lives, promote health and wellness, and provide support and services to help Nevada County residents meet their basic needs and to enhance the quality of life in our community.


Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) provides a broad range of health and social services that promote the wellness, self-sufficiency, and safety of Nevada County residents.  With the common goal of strengthening families and the community, HHSA programs provide assistance to help individuals and families achieve their optimal well-being.  Nevada County HHSA works closely with a variety of public and community partners to coordinate and enhance services in our neighborhoods.

HHSA consists of the following departments:

  To learn more about the services our agency offers, View our "Stronger Together" publication, which highlights the real stories of people who live and work in our community and have improved their lives through the support offered by HHSA.


Services are provided in Western Nevada County and an office in Truckee at the Joseph Center.