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Neighborhood Initiatives and Environmental Services

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Neighborhood Initiatives and Environmental Services
20 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Alternating Fridays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: closed

About

As of July 1, 2022, the name of the Neighborhood Initiatives Program has changed to the Neighborhood Initiatives and Environmental Services (NIES) program. The program continues to provide capacity-building support, project consultation and acts as a connector between neighborhoods, communities, public and regulatory agencies, and the City. NIES functions are to promote community solutions, capacity building, and civic engagement in addressing environmental justice challenges within the City as identified in the General Plan. NIES will champion the important work and collaboration ahead regarding the framework and next steps for the implementation phases that focus on improving the environmental health, sustainability, and quality of life for disadvantaged communities and the overall City of Santa Ana.

View the NIES stats support provided for July 2022 - May 2023 -  NIES Stats July 2022 May 23

Values and principles

Neighborhood Initiatives and Environmental Services functions are to promote community solutions, capacity building, and civic engagement in addressing environmental justice challenges within the City as identified in the General Plan.  Residents have the ability to be informed about items affecting their neighborhood and opportunities to improve their community.

Our programs

Our programs are designed to promote and facilitate City wide community engagement.

Use our mapping tool to determine which neighborhood you live in.

Attend one of our monthly Com-Link meetings or a neighborhood association meeting.

Meet the awesome team behind the community-building that our Division does.

The Communication Linkage Forum strives to promote positive leadership, community participation, unity and pride in all neighborhoods by improving the quality of life in Santa Ana "block-by-block".

Neighborhood Associations have access to various resources. Click the link to learn more.

View the frequently asked questions we receive of other residents.

Neighborhood events, meetings, and more

May 22 2024

Heninger Park Neighborhood Association Meeting (Ward 2)

All day

Heninger Park Neighborhood Association will meet on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 at 6:30 PM at Heninger Elementary School –  417 West Walnut Street. [Heninger Park NA 5-22-2024  

May 22 2024

Metro Classic Neighborhood Association Meeting (Ward 4)

6:00pm - 7:30pm Thorpe Elementary School

The Metro Classic Neighborhood Association Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 at 6:00 PM at Thorpe Elementary School located at 2450 W Alton Ave. Agenda: Metro Classic Neighborhood cleanup day Residential Permit Parking Program with Public Works Gated Community Project George Uptown Park Update with Parks and Recreation Flyer for the Metro...

May 23 2024

Communication Linkage Forum (Com-Link) General Meeting (All Wards)

6:00pm - 7:30pm Santa Ana Police Department Community Room

The Com-Link General Meeting will be on Thursday, May 23rd 2024 at 6:00 PM at Santa Ana Police Department Community Room located at 60 Civic Center Plaza. Parking validation will be provided. Flyer for Com-Link May 2024

May 23 2024

Communication Linkage Forum (Com-Link) General Meeting (All Wards)

6:00pm - 7:30pm Santa Ana Police Department Community Room

The Com-Link General Meeting will be on Thursday, May 23 2024 at 6:00pm at Santa Ana Police Department Community Room located at 60 Civic Center Plaza. Parking Validation will be provided.

Jun 5 2024

Pico Lowell Neighborhood Association (Ward 2)

6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Pico Lowell Neighborhood Association meeting is taking place on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at 6:30PMat Pio Pico Elementary School- 931 Highland St.  PICO-LOWELL 6.5.24

Jun 11 2024

Pacific Park Neighborhood Association (Ward 2)

6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Pacific Park Neighborhood Association meeting is taking place on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at 6PM at Roosevelt Walker Community Center - 816 E. Chestnut Ave. Pacific Park NA 6-11-2024

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