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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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Clearlake Food Pantry

Tammy Alakszay, Lake County Community Action & Volunteer Network Coordinator

Clearlake Food Pantry: 707-994-4647 ext 123

Warehouse: 707-263-5044

talakszay@ncoinc.org

The Clearlake Food Pantry provides food to low-income residents during weekly food distributions. We offer a full choice... [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

John Bailey, Project Coordinator

Email:  jbailey@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

APPLICATIONS FOR 2017-18 WILL BE AVAILABLE ON APRIL 1. DEADLINE IS JUNE 1, 2017. CLASSES RUN FROM AUGUST  2017 THROUGH MAY 2018.

Click here for a 1 page brochure for 2016-17 Leadership Mendocino Class XXIV. 

Program Director... [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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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]