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Ananda Village

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

Anew Day

117 New Mohawk Rd, Ste A
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 470-9111
(530) 320-5250
fax: (530) 430-9151
Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday by appointment

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.

California College of Ayurveda

California College of Ayurveda

700 Zion Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 478-9100
8:30am - 5:30pm

Established in 1995, the California College of Ayurveda is the oldest, State-approved college in the West offering Ayurvedic Medicine training. Our Ayurveda school also offers a variety of shorter length workshops and seminars for Yoga Teachers, Massage Therapists, and the general public. In addition, our healthcare clinic provides health consultations, ayurvedic spa therapies, and panchakarma.

California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP)

California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP)

13024 Bitney Springs Road Ste 217
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 570-0846

CHIRP's mission is to preserve, protect and perpetuate Nisenan culture. The organization is guided by the Tribal Council of the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe. CHIRP supports the Tribe through a plethora of programs and projects including but not limited to; public education and event production, research and documentation, cultural revitalization projects, human and environmental health, sacred site protection, fundraising and advocacy.

Gita Matlock Coaching & Consulting Services

Gita Matlock Coaching & Consulting Services

14618 Tyler Foote Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(415) 238-1551
(530) 478-7572
9-5 Monday through Friday

Ready to change your life or organization/company? I am a facilitator and coach with expertise in the management of people and resources to achieve your mission. I am ready to align your team and light the fire of purpose and passion that will carry you forward. I design transformational workshops and coaching programs on leadership, teamwork, and whole-hearted living using horses, mindfulness, and coaching.

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 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 Academy of Expeditionary Learning

Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning

505 Main Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 268-2200
School Year Office Hours: 8:45am - 4:45pm

SAEL is a tuition-free public charter high school. Interdisciplinary, rigorous, hands-on academics put students at the center of their learning. Using adventure, service, field study, and experts, students do real work and interact with professionals. We have a small student body, 240 maximum. Daily office hours and advisory groups enable students to develop the character, academic, and social skills necessary to succeed at SAEL and beyond.

Sierra Commons

Sierra Commons

792 Searls Avenue
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-8443

Sierra Commons is a business incubator. We provide a platform for small businesses to commercialize and market their products and services.

Sierra Friends Center

13075 Woolman Lane
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 230-3183
(530) 273-3183

Sierra Friends Center is a non-profit Quaker organization 8 miles outside of Nevada City, California. We offer numerous accommodation options for up to 100 guests, with a full dining hall and commercial kitchen, a retreat center, meeting rooms and outdoor spaces. Whether you are planning a wedding, a conference, a retreat or family reunion, we would be happy to host you! Come enjoy 230 acres of tranquility!

Sierra Harvest

313 Railroad Ave #201
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 265-2343
Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm

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.

Grass Valley...

Citizens for Choice, Inc.

984 Plaza Drive, South Suite
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-3331
(800) 714-8151
fax: (530) 432-5233
Monday - Thursday 9-4

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.

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.

Sierra College – Nevada County Campus

250 Sierra College Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 274-5302
fax: (530) 274-5324
M-Th 8:30 am-6:00 pm, Fri 8:30-Noon

Sierra College is a fully accredited, two-year community college offering excellent educational opportunities in a breath-taking setting. Twenty-three of the District's degree and certificate programs can be completed entirely in Nevada County.

Surrounding Areas...

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association

190 East Yaney Street
Bishop, CA
(760) 872-1220
(760) 873-2411
8am - 5pm

Our mission is to educate and inspire people about Eastern Sierra public lands through high quality interpretive products, exhibits, and programs. The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) is dedicated to forging strong emotional and intellectual bonds between the Sierra Nevada and visitors of this broad region.