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Ananda Village

14618 Tyler Foote Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 478-7500
fax: (530) 478-7636
8:30am - 6pm

We invite you to experience the beauty and peace of Ananda Village – whether you visit for a few hours, for the day, or for an extended stay. Join us for yoga in our retreat temple, dine at our Market café or retreat dining room, stroll the grounds, visit Crystal Hermitage gardens, shop for treasures, or just simply unwind. If you’d like a longer visit, treat yourself to an uplifting and relaxing vacation by booking a stay at the Expanding Light or the Meditation Retreat. Whatever you choose,we look forward to welcoming you. Call the Village Reception Center

Anew Day

117 New Mohawk Rd, Ste A
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 470-9111
(530) 320-5250
fax: (530) 430-9151
M-F 9am-5pm

Anew Day is a faith-based organization that provides healing and hope through both lay and professional counseling for those who are hurting. We provide a safe environment which enables our clients to face life's ups and downs. Partnering with our clients, we meet them where they are and with whatever struggles they are going through. We provide answers, hope, direction, and the skills to deal with today’s pain as well as tomorrow's struggles.

Camp Fire Golden Empire

17183 Lake Vera-Purdon Road
Nevada City, CA 95959

Camp Gold Hollow, located on Lake Vera 2 miles north of Nevada City has a tradition of almost 90 years of happy campers. Our resident camp provides children from ages 7-17 with a week long experience where they can learn to work together within a group, make new friends, learn new outdoor skills, build self esteem and learn firsthand about the interrelationship of all living things. Camp Gold Hollow is occasionally available for rent.

Curious Forge MakerSpace

13024 Bitney Springs Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 277-3319
(530) 210-6040
9am to 11pm

We are a MakerSpace, a membership based organization wherein members share the space, tools and each others knowledge and expertise in order to make what matters to them. We have a 20,000sf space with over $150,000 worth of tools from welders to sewing machines, CNC machines and more. We also hold public workshops.

KVMR FM 89.5 Nevada City

120 Bridge Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-9073
fax: (530) 265-9077

KVMR provides community members opportunities to connect through the development and production of music, news, and public affairs programs that entertain, inform, and educate.

Miners Foundry Cultural Center

325 Spring Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-5040
fax: (530) 265-5462
10am-4pm M-F or by Appt.

An historic location for your wedding, event, meeting or conference. In the mid-1800's, this building of native timber and stone served the needs of California gold miners. Today it is a one-of-a-kind event venue for groups large and small.

Mountain Valley Child & Family Services

24077 Highway 49
Nevada City, CA 95959
(916) 215-9057

Mountain Valley offers a residential treatment program, mental health services and special education campus for children ages 12-18 and Non-Minor dependent youth ages 18-20. Our main campus is located about 10 miles outside Nevada City on over 900 acres of land. Children come for education and treatment from all over the state of California and are placed by school districts, social workers and their families.

Nevada City Film Festival

110 Union Street, Floor 1
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 362-8601

Dubbed the “Sundance of the Sierra”, the Nevada City Film Festival has brought top independent and international film and filmmakers to Nevada County since 2001. Each year the festival screens nearly 100 award-winning short and feature length films at historic locations throughout Nevada City. The festival also produces the popular Movies Under the Pines outdoor summer film series, filmmaker residencies, and comedy shows.

Nevada County Arts Council

110 Union Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 718-0727
9am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Nevada County Arts Council is the hub for information on the arts in Nevada County, and the go-to place for ways to get involved. As State-Local Partner with California Arts Council, we facilitate collaborative efforts that promote and sustain the visual, literary and performing arts of Nevada County to advance the cultural, social and economic life of our community.

Nevada County Library

980 Helling Way
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-7050
(530) 265-1407

Public library with six locations serving all of Nevada County. Depending upon the location, the library provides books and other library materials, adult and children's programs including weekly story times (including Spanish).

Sierra Harvest

313 Railroad Ave #201
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-2343
Mon-Fri 9am-2pm

Sierra Harvest is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, inspiring, and connecting western Nevada County’s families to fresh, local, seasonal foods. We accomplish this by; offering farm to school programming, supporting farm fresh school meals, mentoring aspiring farmers and gardeners, celebrating our local food community and advocating for just, sustainable food systems.

The Friendship Club

138 New Mohawk Road #275
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-4311
fax: (530) 265-4131
9am-5pm M-F

The Friendship Club is a prevention program serving local disadvantaged teenaged girls. The Friendship Club offers a year-round program of educational activities, community involvement and emotional support to help girls avoid unhealthy behaviors.

Grass Valley...

Bear Yuba Land Trust

12183 Auburn Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 272-5994
fax: (530) 272-5997
9am-5pm Mon-Fri

Bear Yuba Land Trust is a community-supported non-profit group that promotes voluntary conservation of natural, historical and agricultural resources in the Bear and Yuba River watersheds. BYLT saves land, builds trails and offers programs to get people outdoors and appreciate nature in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

Business and Career Network-Alliance for Workforce Development Inc

988 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 265-7088
(530) 265-7089
fax: (530) 477-6891

The Business and Career Network office's of Nevada County are located in Grass Valley and Truckee CA. We are your local One-Stop / America's Job Center of CA for all your Job seeker and Business Service needs. Our centers provide connections for employers to jobs seekers and job seekers to employers, skills upgrades and training, enhancing the quality of the workforce through our staff assisted services and helping to make businesses successful!

Citizens for Choice, Inc.

120 Richardson Street, Suite A
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-3331
(800) 714-8151
fax: (530) 432-5233
Mondays 10:30am-5:30pm; Wednesdays Noon-6pm

Non-profit partnering with Women's Health Services to provide free or low cost reproductive health care to uninsured or underinsured people of all ages. We promote reproductive justice through education, heal care access and advocacy.

Gold Country Welcome Club

PO Box 3057
Grass Valley 95945
(530) 270-0412

We are a non-profit co-ed club with approximately 500 members. We have 25+ activity groups, as well as monthly events that are open to the public. If you are looking for a fun way to meet new friends this club is for you! Residents in the following US Postal areas are eligible: Grass Valley, Nevada City, Cedar Ridge, Chicago Park, Penn Valley, Rough & Ready, Smartsville and Lake of the Pines.

KARE Crisis Nursery Inc.

PO Box 2080
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 265-0693
(530) 265-6520
fax: (530) 265-8439
Office Hours M-F 10am to 4pm; Crisis Care hours vary

The KARE Crisis Nursery is a home in a rural neighborhood that offers emergency and crisis care to the children of families experiencing stressful situations. The children are safe, cared for and nurtured while their parents are linked to the supports needed to help them through their individual situations. These respite services are free of charge to the families. Professional supervision of visitations also happens at the Nursery.

Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society

11363 Grange Ct
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 305-9212
Meetings First Tuesday of the month - 7pm.

The Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society is a non-profit organization that has the following objectives: To promote the study of mineralogy, geology, and fossils; To encourage the collection of minerals and gems; To foster the study and practice of the lapidary arts; To provide field trips to mineral localities; To promote good fellowship, education and recreation.

Saint Joseph’s Cultural Center

410 S Church Street
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-4725
M-F 9-1 & by appointment

Nestled in the gold mining town of Grass Valley sits a beautiful, historic gem. Home of the Grass Valley Museum, the Saint Joseph's Cultural Center provides a beautiful venue for weddings and events - come tour the Rose Garden, filled with over 100 heritage roses, trees and plants. The interior of the Chapel is covered with intricate, pressed tin tiles and is a gorgeous setting for any special event. Artist Studios available for rent.

Sivananda Yoga Farm

14651 Ballantree Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 272-9322
(916) 459-7411
8:00am - 7:45pm

Our mission is to spread peace, health & joy through yoga & maintain a healthy body, mind & soul applied in daily life. Ayurveda Courses & Retreats; Beginner Courses; Bhakti and Kirtan; Hatha Yoga & Gentle Yoga; Holiday Programs; Institute of Health; Kids Camp & Family Yoga; Meditation Courses; Permaculture Course; Stress Relief & Healthy Living; Teacher Training Course; Vastu Courses; Vedic Astrology; Yoga Philosophy & Vedanta.

United Way of Nevada County

743 Maltman Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-8111
fax: (530) 477-2419

United Way of Nevada County conducts an annual fundraising campaign with 23 Nevada County non-profit organizations. All of which serve local individuals, families, children, and organizations in human services.

Surrounding Areas...

Lake Wildwood Association

11255 Cottontail Way
Penn Valley, CA 95946
(530) 432-1152
(530) 432-2044
8am - 5pm

Lake Wildwood Association is a lake community with 2845 homes, 18 Hole golf course, restaurant/bar/banquet facilities, pool, tennis, pickleball and many other amenities. The Community is located in Penn Valley approximately 15 minutes from Nevada City and one hour from Sacramento.

Underground Gold Miners Museum

356 Main Street
Alleghany, CA 95910
(530) 287-3330
fax: (530) 287-3455
Seasonally Memorial Day to Labor Day, weekends onl

Underground Gold Miners Museum (UGMM) is located in the remote gold-mining town of Alleghany (1 hour drive from Nevada City). Exhibits share the history and geology of the Alleghany Mining District, home of the still active Sixteen to One Mine. The museum is open by appointment and for a two-day gold show held annually in June. Please visit for current events and contact information.