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Nevada County Gets Behavioral Health Grants

It’s always an uphill battle when it comes to housing the homeless-especially those with mental health issues. The Nevada County Behavior Health Department will continue to be able to do that, now, thanks to a series of federal grants. Behavioral Health Director Rebecca Slade says three Continuum of Care Grants keep about 20 people safe…

Listen to Rebecca Slade 1

The grants do not provide any new housing. Slade says it was a bit of a fight to get the grants this year, but she was fairly confident that the grants would come through…

Listen to Rebecca Slade 2

The grants provide funds to pay for rental or lease assistance. Slade says her department is always looking for more landlords that would be able to house more people.

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