FREED Center for Independent Living


            Nevada County Vote Centers and Ballot Drop-Off Locations (2018) Voter's Choice Act Information (When, Where, and How to Vote in 2018) Nevada County Elections Office Voting Rights for People with Disabilities Accessible Voting in Nevada County Order Easy Voter Guides Voting and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Future of Nevada County Elections Coalition (FNCEC)  

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Our Community: An Aging & Disability Conference - July 18, 2018

Our Community: An Aging & Disability Conference July 18, 2018 9am to 4pm Program starts at 10am Gold Miners Inn, Grass Valley Are You a Person with a Disability, Older Adult,  Provider, Family Member, Caregiver, or Friend?  RSVP Today! Call FREED by July 13 to RSVP and request disability related accommodations. (530) 477-3333 Voice or (530) 477-8194 TTY Space is limited! ASL ...

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New FREED Grass Valley Office - 435 Sutton way

FREED is on the Move!   FREED is excited to announce that their Grass Valley office is moving to a new location, at 435 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, CA, 95945, on April 2. FREED’s new office offers an expansion of both space and programs provided by the long-standing aging and disability resource center. FREED has been ...

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Jail and Bail Fundraiser 2018

It’s time for the annual Jail and Bail Fundraiser, sponsored by KNCO. Several of FREED’s kind supporters are heading to “Jail” and will be collecting “Bail” in order to get out, and to support FREED! Check out the BAIL WANTED posters below, and click on the button below your favorite jailee to help ...

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Pathways Art Exhibit - Friday, December 15th, 4Pm to 8PM

FREED Center for Independent Living and the California Arts Council are happy to announce the opening of “Pathways,” a fine art exhibit featuring the work of Resident Artists Juliette Williams and Linda Cipolla. Americana music will be provided by ukulele player Carol Meals and friends. Juliette’s paintings and Linda’s fabric and metal ...

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Connecting our Community: Yuba and Sutter Counties have a new resource for older adults to get answers and get connected to information.

Marysville, CA — Beginning this July, through a grant provided by Agency on Aging Area 4, FREED is the new provider for the Senior Information & Assistance Program in Yuba and Sutter Counties. FREED is your local one-stop shop for any and all of your aging and disability related questions. FREED provides information ...

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The SCAN Foundation Community of Constituents Regional Coalition

Formed in 2011, the Community Living Implementation Council (CLIC) of Nevada County advocates for consumer-friendly access to long-term services and supports (LTSS), as well as increased agency collaboration.  CLIC consists of 14 member organizations that provide services and programs to individuals with disabilities, older adults, caregivers, and family members.  The vision is that ...

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FREED’s Vision

People with disabilities enjoy a fully accessible community strengthened by diversity and unified by a culture of limitless possibility.

 FREED’s Mission

To promote independence and self-determination for people with disabilities through person-driven services, collaborative community partnerships and education, and leadership that advocates for fully inclusive communities. 

 Who are we?

FREED is a disability and aging resource center providing services to residents of a five county area comprised of Nevada, Sierra, Yuba, Sutter and Colusa Counties.  FREED’s funders include Agency on Aging Area 4,  California Department of Rehabilitation, US Administration of Community Living, SCAN Foundation, Dignity Health Foundation, Mental Health Services Act, California Department of Health Care Services, Nevada County, and City of Yuba City.