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Programs

Community Wellness Projects

Our Community Wellness Projects respond to the unmet needs of our community. NCO identifies issues through the development of a community action plan, then looks at ways to successfully implement change. Much of what we... [Read More]

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Lake County Food & Produce Pantries

Tammy Alakszay, Lake County Community Action 

Clearlake Food Pantry: 707-994-4647 ext 123

Warehouse: 707-263-5044

talakszay@ncoinc.org

Clearlake Pantry: First - Fourth Wednesday of each month

The Clearlake Food Pantry provides food to low-income residents during weekly food distributions on... [Read More]

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Food PREP

April Cunningham, Food PREP Coordinator

acunningham@ncoinc.org | 707-467-3212

As food awareness and access increases, there’s also an increase in the need to know how to prepare fresh, local food. The Food PREP project offers regular Healthy... [Read More]

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Mendo Lake Food Hub

Caroline Radice, Project Manager

Email:  cradice@ncoinc.org

Tel: 707-467-3238

The purpose of the Mendo Lake Food Hub is to enhance the competitiveness and utilization of locally-grown specialty crops (fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, herbs, and spices). Located in... [Read More]

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Lake County Farm to School

Terre Logsdon, Project Coordinator

Email: Terre Logsdon

Tel: 707-994-4474, ext. 127

Michelle Chandler, Project Assistant

Email: Michelle Chandler

Tel: 707-994-4474, ext. 130

The Lake County Farm to School program is a three-year grant-funded project aimed at increasing institutional purchasing of local food by... [Read More]

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Leadership Mendocino

BE PART OF LEADERSHIP MENDOCINO'S 25TH YEAR! 

APPLICATIONS FOR 2017-18 CLASS XXV ARE NOW AVAILABLE.  DEADLINE IS JUNE 1, 2017. CLASSES RUN FROM AUGUST  2017 THROUGH MAY 2018.

Click here for a 1 page brochure for 2017-18... [Read More]

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Nutrition Basics

Tarney Sheldon, Project Manager

E-mail: sheldont@ncoinc.org

Tel: 707-467-3200 ext. 280

The Nutrition Basics Project coordinates and collaborates with USDA-funded nutrition activities in Mendocino County. Past and present projects include:

  1. CalFresh Outreach recipe taste-tests and "Budget-friendly Meal Planning" activities at farmers... [Read More]
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Partnerships In Community Health

Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH)

Jen Dalton, Project Coordinator

E-mail: jdalton@ncoinc.org

Tel: 707-467-3226

Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) supports Lake County’s public health efforts to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities, and control... [Read More]

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Redwood Caregiver Resource Center

Program Director – Nancy Powers-Stone

Email:  nps@redwoodcrc.org

Tel: 707-542-0282

Tel: 800-834-1636

Fax: 707-542-0552

Address: 1140 Sonoma Ave Suite 1B, Santa Rosa, CA  95401

The Redwood Caregiver Resource Center helps families and communities master the challenges of caring for adults with... [Read More]

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Rural Communities Child Care

Program Director – Teri Sedrick

Email:  tsedrick@ncoinc.org

Tel: 707-263-4688 ext. 110

Rural Communities Child Care provides childcare for low-income families and continuing education for childcare providers.

Brief Program Description: Rural Communities Child Care (RCCC) is made up of... [Read More]

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The Gardens Project

Stephanie Logsdon, Mendocino County Project Coordinator

slogsdon@ncoinc.org | 707-462-1958

Ava Ryan, Lake County Project Coordinator

aryan@ncoinc.org | 707-994-4647 ext. 131

The Gardens Project of North Coast Opportunities seeks to relieve hunger and inadequate nutrition throughout Mendocino and... [Read More]

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Volunteer Network

The Volunteer Network of Lake and Mendocino Counties creates opportunities for people of all ages to volunteer, learn and lead in their communities. We strive to provide volunteers with a high-quality experiences that fuel further... [Read More]

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Walk & Bike Mendocino

Walk & Bike Mendocino promotes walking and biking as a primary transportation choice in short distance travel in Mendocino County. Functioning as a public benefit organization, W &B staff support pro-walking and biking governmental policies... [Read More]

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Hammers for Hope

Hammers for Hope is a local non-profit that has received a Housing and Community Development (HCD) CalHome Loan Program. These will be owner-occupied loans for homes destroyed by the 2015-2016 Lake County wildfires. NCO has... [Read More]

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Lake County Disaster Recovery

NCO is committed to supporting the survivors of the devastating Lake County wildfires of 2015 and 2016. We have provided many resources and services to the fire response and recovery including managing the fiscal donations... [Read More]

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Caring Kitchen Project

Tarney Sheldon, Project Manager

Email:  sheldont@ncoinc.org

Tel: 707-462-1950

The Caring Kitchen Project, a Ceres Project affiliate, will provide nutritious meals delivered to the homes of families struggling with the challenges of cancer. The meals will be prepared... [Read More]