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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
Click here for flyer with dates
Click here for Food Bank Distribution Calendar

GVSD Food to 18 yrs

Are you facing financial or health impacts from the spread of the COVID-19? Please complete this survey and share your story here. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.

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

Provider Workshops 2019-2020

Are you facing financial and/or health impacts from the spread of the COVID-19, up to and including the closure of your program? Please complete this survey and share your story here. The more we know, the more we can tell Congress, the media, and our policymakers about what's happening and what's needed to protect our nation's supply of child care programs and best serve children and families.Thank you for taking the time to participate.

Wildfire Prep. Carnival
Sat. May 2nd, 12:00-4:00pm
Rood Center- 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City
1 hr PD Credit, scavenger hunt to win disaster kits (one per facility) Click here for flyer

Mandated Reporter Online Training
New providers need to take General & Child Care Modules
Click Here for Training

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.