COVID-19 Resources for California
What to expect if exposed to COVID-19

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Need child care financial assistance? Complete the Child Care Eligibility Application. Fill this form out online and, email to SNCS. Visit Parent's, Child Care Assistance for more information.
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Food Access
2nd Saturday
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Click here for Food Bank Distribution Calendar

GVSD Food to 18 yrs

Nurturing Parenting
Virtual Seminar
Sept. 15-Nov.3, 2020
Registration for Fall Seminar

Sierra County Free Crafts Pick up at Loyalton office 6.29.20-1-6pm
7.28.20 8am-4pm
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Attention KID LOVERS!
Nevada & Sierra Counties
need Child Care Providers
Funding available- limited time- ACT NOW
Nevada County flyer
Sierra County flyer

Kindergarten Registration

Early Quality Matters


How to Become a Child Care Provider

COVID-19 SNCS Provider Resources

Health & Safety Best Practices in Child Sare Setting During COVID-19


Trauma Informed Care
Holistic Trauma Recovery
Self-Paced Program
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in ECL during COVID-19
Tues, Dec.8th 6-8pm
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Health and Safety in Child Care Settings During the COVID-19 Pandemic (1 hour): Contact Lucia at or 530-272-8866 x225 to schedule a live training. Click HERE to view the slides.

The Center for Optimal Brain Integration: See webinars on Early Childhood Leaders Managing the Stress of Working in Response to COVID-19 and Emergency Response Strategies to Support Young Children and Families During COVID-19. Click HERE.

California Early Childhood Online (CECO): "Health and Safety: Resources and Guidance for Caring for Children"Click HERE.

Mandated Reporter Online Training
New providers need to take General & Child Care Modules
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Early Quality Matters

Due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, SNCS is taking steps to reduce the risk of the spread of the Coronavirus

Effective Tuesday, March 17th, 2020:

  • SNCS offices will be closed to the public but our work will continue. You may reach staff directly by phone or email, and use the drop boxes (Grass Valley and Truckee) or mail slot (Loyalton) for paperwork.,
Grass Valley: 530.272.8866
Truckee: 530.587-5960
Loyalton: 530.993.1288

  • We are cancelling or postponing all playgroups, meetings, workshops, trainings and events until further notice.

We continue to work closely with local and state officials to make sure parents have access to child care services and child care providers are supported. Thank you.

Sierra Nevada Children's Services
enriches the community by supporting quality child care and empowering families to aspire to lifelong success.

SNCS is a private, nonprofit child care resource and referral agency that has served families, early childhood professionals, and the community since 1978.

SNCS utilizes state funding resources and community partnerships to actively support whole family growth and individualized personal development. As an agency dedicated to working with children and families, we thrive on our ability to provide quality assistance, compassion, and respect to everyone we assist.

Are you a parent in need of child care, a child care provider seeking to start a business or improve program quality, or a family looking for child development information? If so, our website has the information you need and much more.