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.