We know that disasters can leave you without resources to take care of you or your family. We’re here to help you get back on your feet.
Federal Disaster Assistance Available for Disaster Survivors in October Wildfires
In October 2017, the President of the United States declared seven (7) counties a Major Disaster after the October wildfires (Read more about that here). Survivors who primarily reside in Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Sonoma, and Yuba counties can apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.
Governor Brown Requested Federal Disaster Assistance for Southern California Wildfires in December
For the December 2017 wildfires, Governor Brown has requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to bolster ongoing state and local recovery efforts in response to the Southern California wildfires (read his request letter to the President here). Wildfire survivors in Ventura, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and San Diego counties are awaiting a decision by the President to access FEMA assistance.