Services

Hotline Opened for Individuals Impacted by California Wildfires

Magellan will provide free, confidential counseling services and other resources, such as referrals to local non-profit organizations, shelters, and additional community-based support to assist individuals in California as they work to cope with the feelings of fear, sadness, anger, and hopelessness related to these kinds of natural disasters. The toll-free number, for public at large, to access free, confidential counseling services is 1-800-327-7451.

Current Open Shelters

There are no open shelters currently.

Whether you need information on local shelters, medical services, or employment assistance, this website offers a comprehensive listing of where to get started if you have been affected by the fires. Check back regularly as additional forms of assistance and resources may become available.

Governor Brown Requested Federal Disaster Assistance for the Carr wildfire in Shasta County

For the Summer 2018 wildfires, Governor Brown has requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to bolster ongoing state and local recovery efforts in response to the Carr wildfire in Shasta County (read his request letter to the President here).  Wildfire survivors in Shasta county are awaiting a decision by the President to access FEMA assistance.

Employment Assistance

Job assistance is available through the California Employment Development Department. Other resources may be available to you as well.

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Health Information

Find local hospital locations, Medi-Cal information, and help with mental health services

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Records Replacement

Links to helpful websites that can assist you in obtaining copies of important documents like a drivers license.

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Specific Groups

Find specific services for the elderly, state employees, veterans, immigrant populations and more.

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Legal Services

Legal services for disaster victims is an essential part of emergency management and response. Californians impacted by the disastrous fires can seek legal advice.

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Transportation

The Caltrans QuickMap web page presents several types of real-time traffic inf​ormation layered on a Google Map.

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Schools

Cal OES, in conjunction with multiple state and federal agencies, are working collectively to return students back to school as quickly as possible.

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Food and Agriculture

Services are available to provide sustenance for impacted individuals and their families. If you have been affected by a disaster and are in need of food assistance, you can apply for benefits.

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Insurance

Wildfire Recovery Resources from the California Department of Insurance

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