Trinity County survivors of the McFarland Fire:
- Visit website: 211trinitycounty.org
- If you prefer help from a 2-1-1 contact specialist:
- Call 2-1-1 or 844-984-0942 (from outside Trinity County). Or text your zip code to 898-211.
Shasta and Tehama County Fire Survivors of the McFarland Fire:
- Please review the following sections for resources. More resources will be added to this list as they are connected to 2-1-1.
- If you prefer help from a 2-1-1 contact specialist:
- Shasta County: Call 2-1-1 or 855-211-7822 (from outside Shasta County). Or text your zip code to 898-211.
- Tehama County: Call 2-1-1 or 866-963-8182 (from outside Tehama County). Or text your zip code to 898-211.
At A Glance
FEMA: If your primary residence (as a property owner or renter) was located in a declared disaster zone, you may qualify for federal assistance. One must have registered by October 25, 2021. For information on the FEMA process please visit: www.fema.gov/individual-disaster-assistance.
American Red Cross: Provides help with basic needs and assistance throughout the recovery process (including how to file claims for loss and damage reimbursement, and information about rebuilding assistance). Anyone who was displaced from their home due to a fire is encouraged to contact the Red Cross. Call 800-733-2767 (800-REDCROSS).
Northern Valley Catholic Social Services: NVCSS – Crisis Outreach Program
Nation’s Finest – Shasta County Wildfire Assistance: Nation’s Finest – Shasta County Wildfire Assistance
- Northern Valley Catholic Social Services: Offering grocery gift cards and other services. NVCSS – Crisis Outreach Program
- Dignity Health Connected Living: Offering pallets of water, emergency food boxes, and hand sanitizer. Call 530-226-3071.
- 2-1-1: Connects to community resources offering food and meals. 211norcal.org/shasta/search/food.
Clothing and Household Items
- Northern Valley Catholic Social Services: Crisis Outreach Program offering hygiene products, diapers, wipes, kids coloring books, limited blankets. Call 530-247-3341.
- 2-1-1: Connects to community resources offering clothing and household items. 211norcal.org/shasta/search/clothing-household.
- State of California, Consolidated Debris Removal Program:
- Shasta County Environmental Health: 530-225-5787. Find information on safety precautions for re-entry after a fire at www.co.shasta.ca.us/index/drm/ehd along with:
- Health and Safety Concerns for Property Cleanup
- Food Safety During Temporary Power Outages for Private Homes
- Handling Swimming Pools Impacted by Smoke and Ash
- What to do during Water Outages or Periods of Low Pressure
- How to Protect Yourself From Ash
- Guidelines for Disposal of Fire‐Generated Waste at West Central Landfill
- Tehama County Environmental Health: 530-527-8020
- Disaster Unemployment Assistance – DUA Press Release Tehama Trinity add-on counties
- United Way of Northern California: Providing immediate one-time financial relief up to $500 per household. The residence must be your primary residence. Apply online at norcalunited.co/immediaterelief.
- Nation’s Finest: Serving Veterans. Nation’s Finest – Veterans’ Services.
- Northern Valley Catholic Social Services: Providing gas, groceries and various types of gift cards and other services. NVCSS – Crisis Outreach Program
- United Policy Holders: Provides a Claim Guidance Library to help you get the insurance protection you paid for. www.uphelp.org/resources/claim-help.
- California Department of Insurance (DOI) Wildfire Information: Provides general information and guidance about insurance claims. Phone: 800-927-HELP (4357); TDD: 800-482-4833.
- Wildfire Resources
- Due to the Governor’s July 23, 2021 declaration, no admitted or non-admitted
insurer shall issue a notice of cancellation or non-renewal due to wildfire risk for one
year, starting on July 23, 2021, for any policy of residential property insurance in the
ZIP Codes listed on this page: Dixie Fire Dixie Fire Mandatory Moratorium on Cancellations and Non-Renewals of Policies of Residential Property Insurance After the Declaration of a State of Emergency
- Legal Services of Northern California: lsnc.net/do-you-need-help-recovering-disaster
- Tenants Together: Provides information about tenant rights after a natural disaster. FAQ: actionnetwork.org/user_files/user_files/000/036/134/original/Fires_FAQs_English_Spanish_2018.pdf. Website: www.tenantstogether.org. Tenant Rights Hotline: 888-495-8020.
- Hill Country Health and Wellness: Free Mental Health Support. Call 530-691-4446 or drop-in 7days/wk, noon-9pm, 1401 Gold St., Redding
- NVCSS – Crisis Outreach Program: NVCSS – Crisis Outreach Program
- Nation’s Finest – Shasta County Wildfire Assistance: Nation’s Finest – Shasta County Wildfire Assistance
- SAMHSA Disaster Distress Line: SAMHSA Disaster Distress Line
- Crisis Text Line: Crisis Texting Service
Additional Resources and Information
- NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing: Provides assistance to wildfire survivors with hearing loss. Call 530-410-0430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Vital Records: Provides information about how to replace vital records after a disaster. www.usa.gov/replace-vital-documents.
- United Way of Northern California: Accepting cash donations for wildfire survivors. For details, go to: www.norcalunitedway.org/wildfire-recovery.