Get help with North Bay fire relief

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KGO) -- So many of us have been affected by the North Bay fires. When it comes to disaster, it can be difficult to find the guidance you need. ABC7 put together this list of vetted, local resources to help.

TAKE ACTION: How you can help with North Bay fire relief

Food Assistance

Redwood Empire Food Bank

Distributing food as needed for fire victims

(707) 523-7900

www.refb.org

Housing Services

Burbank Housing

Affordable housing in Napa and Sonoma

(707) 526-9733

www.burbankhousing.org

CAP: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Rental housing and deposit assistance

(707) 544-6911

www.capsonoma.org

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa

Housing and poverty assistance

(707) 528-8712

www.srcharities.org

COTS

Committed to helping hundreds find affordable housing

(707) 765-6530

www.cots.org

Fair Housing Napa Valley

Housing counseling, mediation, disaster assistance

(707) 224-9720

www.napafairhousing.org

FEMA Individuals and Households Program (IHP)

Financial housing help for qualifying fire victims

(800) 621-FEMA (3362)

www.disasterassistance.gov/get-assistance/forms-of-assistance/4471

Hope Crisis Network Inc.

Working to provide storage units for fire victims; rebuilding assistance.

(707) 306-6767

www.hcrn.info

Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation

Housing support for Ag workers and families

(707) 522-5868

www.scggf.org

USDA RD - Multi-Family Housing Program

Affordable rental housing for low and middle income families

(530) 792-5800

www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/all-programs/multi-family-housing-programs

Family/Community Assistance

Boys & Girls Club of Central Sonoma County

Fire Assistance Fund ensuring safety and relief of child fire victims and families.

(707) 528-7977

www.bgccsc.org

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley

Ensuring safety and relief of child fire victims and families.

(707) 938-8544

www.bgcsonoma.org

Creative Sonoma

Grants for creatives and creative organizations and businesses with losses due to the fires. Grants also available for organizations to produce creative works in response to the fires.

(707) 565-6121

www.creativesonoma.org

Crosspoint Community Church

Fire Relief Fund for community assistance

(707) 528-6321

www.crosspointsr.org

Jewish Family and Children's Services

Community and family fire recovery efforts

(707) 303-1500

www.jfcs.org

North Coast Opportunities

Long term assistance and monetary aid for fire victims in Lake and Mendocino Counties

(707) 467-3200

www.ncoinc.org

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Food, clothing, necessities assistance in Sonoma County

(707) 584-1579

www.svdp-sonoma.org

Financial Assistance

2017 Wildfire Property Tax Reassessment Information

Apply for reassessment of property if damaged by declared disaster. Deadline: 12 months from date of disaster.

wildfirerecovery.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2017-Wildfire-Property-Tax-Reassessment-Information-CALOES.pdf

California State Board of Equalization

Disaster Relief FAQs

(800) 400-7115

www.boe.ca.gov/proptaxes/faqs/disaster.htm

State Supplemental Grant Program (SSGP)

Funds and financial assistance to people in declared disaster areas. Help with: rental assistance, housing, personal property, medical or dental, moving and storage, transportation, and funeral.

(800) 759-8607

www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/entres/forms/English/SSGP45.pdf

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans

Federal disaster loans for businesses, private nonprofits, homeowners, renters.

(800) 659-2955

disasterloan.sba.gov/ela

Special Group Assistance

Disability Services & Legal Center

Assistance for people with disabilities

(707) 528-2745

www.mydslc.org

Earle Baum Center

Serving visually impaired community members in Napa, Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino counties.

(707) 523-3222

www.earlebaum.org

La Luz Center

Assistance for Latino community members

(707) 938-5131

www.laluzcenter.org

National Indian Justice Center

Resource for Native communities and tribal governments.

(707) 579-5507

www.nijc.org

Petaluma People Services Center

Senior services, housing help, counseling

(707) 765-8488

www.petalumapeople.org

Puertas Abiertas Community Resource Center

Assistance for Latino community members

(707) 224-1786

www.puertasabiertasnapa.org

Sonoma County Indian Health Project

Providing health services for American Indians

(707) 521-4545

www.scihp.org

Undocufund for Fire Relief

Fire relief assistance for undocumented immigrants who are not eligible for federal funds

(707) 318-6631

www.undocufund.org

Vintage House

Case management and other services for senior citizens.

(707) 996-0311

www.vintagehouse.org

Health Services

Jewish Community Free Clinic

Health services provided at no cost to anyone in need who is currently uninsured. Expanded case management and mental health services, including a new Solution Focused Brief Therapy scheduled to begin June 2018 for clients and fire victims.

(707) 585-7780

www.jewishfreeclinic.org

Lomi Psychotherapy Clinic

Crisis counseling and therapy for fire victims.

(707) 579-0465 ext. 227

www.lomi.org

Miscellaneous

Department of Motor Vehicles

Assistance replacing documents like drivers licenses, ID cards

(800) 777-0133

www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/dmvfooter2/contactus

CA Contractors State License Board

Find licensed contractors for rebuilding, avoid fraud

(800) 962-1125

www.cslb.ca.gov

County Clerk's Office

Replacing important documents like birth, death, marriage certificates.

(916) 558-1784

www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHSI/Pages/County-Registrars-and-Recorders.aspx

Sonoma County Debris Removal

Debris removal assistance

(707) 565-6700

www.sonomacountyrecovers.org/debris-removal/

The State Bar of California

Legal help for people impacted by the fires

(415) 575-3120

www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Need-Legal-Help/Free-Legal-Help/Legal-Help-After-Disaster

For more information, go to wildfirerecovery.org and here.

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