CSN Coordinator away June 14-21

June 13, 2017

CSN Coordinator Susan Sanford will be away June 14-21. During that time you may contact Lindsay Dunckel with any urgent CSN or CAPC business at 530-277-9718.

Green Dot Bystander Training ~ June 21

June 13, 2017


Thanks to Alison Kirishian, Prevention Coordinator, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition (DVSAC) for this info. Here’s the flyer: Green Dot Bystander Training June 21

WHAT ~ Green Dot Bystander Training. Learn when and how to “Direct, Distract, Delegate.” From Green Dot website (links below): “A green dot is any behavior, choice, word, or attitude that promotes safety for all our citizens and communicates utter intolerance for violence.”

FOR ~ Agencies and other adults in the community ~ 20 total slots available, RSVP soon

WHY ~ To increase the prevention of violence in our community
WHEN ~ Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
WHERE ~ 149 Crown Point Court, #A, Grass Valley, CA 95945 (Nevada County Contractors Association(NCCA) Building)
RSVP TO ~ Alison Kirishian at alisonk@dvsac.org or 530-272-2046
INFO ~ Green Dot info at links below

Fun Day at Western Gateway Park ~ June 21

June 13, 2017

Thanks to Laurie DeMartini at the Penn Valley PARTNERS Family Resource Center, for this info.

The Penn Valley PARTNERS Family Resource Center is sponsoring the Fun Day at Western Gateway Park on June 21. Here’s the flyer: PARTNERS Fun Day


Quick Links ~ June 20, 2017 edition

June 13, 2017

“Quick Links” allows us to fit more info into the CSNNC e-news and keep upcoming events on the radar.  E-news content is pulled from our website News page, so you can find all recent items here: http://csnnc.org/news/.

This “How To” guide tells how CSN can help you share information, and includes submission guidelines for CSN e-news: csn_how-to_guide-for-speaking-inquiries-info-sharing. It’s also posted at the bottom of the home page on our website: csnnc.org

New info…

  • “Friday Memos” for June 16 and 23, 2017 by the CEO for Nevada County ~ links will be published in June 27 e-news.

Previously posted info…

New this week…

Current Newsletters from CSN Partner organizations

The Community Support Network of Nevada County is a First 5 Funded Partner

CalFresh Market Money Program

June 13, 2017

Thanks to Heather Heckler, Communications Manager, Connecting Point, for this info. Here’s the flyer: 2017 CalFresh Market Money Flyer

The CalFresh Market Money program matches EBT market money up to $10 at each market, all season long. For more information about the program call 211 (2-1-1 or 877-847-0499) or visit website at 211nevadacounty.org.

2017 Schedule of Local Farmers Markets

June 13, 2017

Here are links to info about 2017 local farmers markets…

Nevada City Farmers Market ~ http://www.ncfarmersmarket.org/ and https://www.nevadacitychamber.com/nevada-city-events/farmers-market/

Nevada County Certified Growers Market ~ http://www.thegrowersmarket.com/

3 Items from Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County & Community Recovery Resources

June 13, 2017


Thanks to Serenity Jolley, Coalition Coordinator for Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County and Community Recovery Resources, for this info.

A Message from the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County (CDFNC)


The Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County (CDFNC) is gathering information regarding the current perceptions of adults in the Nevada County community regarding underage drinking and other drug use. Please take a few moments to complete our brief online survey. We would greatly appreciate your time and input.

Here is the link to the Adult online survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/389VJX7

Parent Leadership Empowerment and Advocacy Group (PLEAG) meets on Thursdays. Child care provided. Dinner: 5:30 pm, Group: 6-7 pm. At CoRR Grass Valley Campus, 180 Sierra College Dr. Grass Valley, CA 95945.

RSVP: Emily at (530)273-9541 ex.221 or email eperry@corr.us

Here’s the flyer: PLEAG June 2017

Family Recovery Education Series meets on Fridays. Info in this flyer: Family Recovery Education Series

Helping Hands Nurturing Center Services

June 13, 2017
Thanks to Shona Torgrimson-Duncan for this information about services offered by Helping Hands Nurturing Center.

2 Items from Sierra College

June 13, 2017

Thanks to Nicola Murphy, Enrollment & Outreach Services
Student Success Programs, RISE at Sierra College for these items.

Enrollment for Fall is open. There are lots of great student support programs. One program is called RISE. Info here: https://www.sierracollege.edu/student-services/support-programs/rise.php

This Fall Sierra College is offering a free ESL course. Here are flyers with all of the details in both English and Spanish.

Report from June 7, 2017 CSN Meeting ~ “Successful Transitions to Adulthood”

June 9, 2017

Many thanks to all the panelists who presented for our June 7th meeting on Successful Transitions to Adulthood:

  • Hayley Elrod, LMFT, Child and Adolescent  Therapist ~ Nevada County Children’s Behavioral Health
  • Melissa Marcum, Program Coordinator ~ Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office (NCSOS) – Several programs including: Foster Youth Services, Independent Living, Indian Education, THP Plus (Transitional Housing Program Plus)
  • Jolene Hardin, Young Parents Program/Cal-Learn Case Manager ~ Nevada Joint Union High School District
  • Cassie Rodriguez, Development Assistant for The Friendship Club and Youth Outreach Coordinator for Western Sierra Medical Clinic

We very much appreciate the time and expertise of all the panelists.

Thanks also to Loydyne Lane,Advertising & Marketing Director, Parents’ Resource Guide, who shared information about 2017 Summer Camps and Activities for our Building the Network Moment.

The meeting minutes will be posted on our Meetings page in the days to come. Thank you, everyone!