Nexus Youth & Family Services is a non-profit human services organization located in Amador County, California.  The mission of Nexus is to serve members of the community through innovative programs, collaborative partnerships, and the provision of educational and therapeutic services.
Nexus is committed to:
  • • The highest quality of leadership
  • • Greatest level of expertise
  • • Tireless dedication
  • • Responsiveness to changing community needs
Nexus aims to enhance and improve the health and
well-being of youth and families in Amador County. 
Connecting the Strength of People and the Power of Community

Department Directors

Director of Grants Administration
Tara Parker
(209) 257-1980 x 106
Programs Director
Lori Halvorson
(209) 257-1980 x 107
Please consider making a donation to Nexus Youth & Family Services. Checks/money orders can be mailed to the Nexus office in Jackson or to the Upcountry Community Center in Pine Grove.  If donating to a specific program or project, please indicate on check.
Donations can also be made online. For payments by
credit card click the gray donate button below.
Donations can also be made through PayPal if you have an existing PayPal account. For payments through PayPal click the yellow donate button below.
Donations made to Nexus programs are tax-deductible.
Call us to learn about Nexus volunteer opportunities!

Nexus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO Policy

Nexus Youth & Family Services has been consulting with County departments, community partners, and others to develop a response plan to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our priority is to continue to provide services safely for our clients, staff and community. In order to limit in-person contact, until further notice the Nexus main offices in Jackson as well as the Upcountry Community Center, Camanche Lake Community Center, and Ione Family Resource Center facilities will be closed to the public however staff will continue to provide essential programs and services for the community.
For more information, to learn about online workshops and learning opportunities, and for more resources please visit our COVID-19 Updates page.