River Complex Fire Resources

Please review the following sections to find resources for Fire Survivors of the River Complex Fire. 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, call 2-1-1, or 844-987-0590.

Primary Resources

  • 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).
  • Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services: For questions or information regarding the status of your property or for recovery assistance, call 530-841-2155.


Clothing and Household Items

Property Cleanup

Financial Assistance

  • United Way of Northern California:
    • Wildfire Response: Provides immediate one-time financial relief up to $500 per household that sustained 50% or more of damage. The residence must be primary residence. Apply online at norcalunited.co/immediaterelief.
    • RV Assistance Program: Provides partial RV rental assistance, up to 6 months. Contact Theresa Azevedo 530-604-3306.
  • Northern Valley Catholic Social Service (NVCSS): Provides a variety of services for fire survivors. Call 530-241-3371 for services such as:
    • Gift cards for gas, groceries, and other items
    • Limited assistance with rental deposit and first/last month’s rent
    • Limited hotel assistance – Length of stay to be on a case-by-case basis
    • Limited assistance for Mental Health – Helps find a new professional counselor/therapist or continuing emotional support.
    • Resource referrals.
  • Nation’s Finest: Serving Veterans. Nation’s Finest – Veterans’ Services.
  • California Teachers Association (CTA): Provides financial assistance to CTA members who have experienced significant losses due to disasters in California. Apply online at www.ctamemberbenefits.org/drf.

Insurance Assistance

  • Legal Services of Northern California: Provides legal assistance to fire survivors facing legal issues related to the fire and who are unable to afford a lawyer. Legal assistance may include issues regarding: impact of fire on job, disaster-related public benefits for families impacted by the fires, landlord issues, working with mortgage lender in the event of a total or partial loss, personal property damage, and other expenses related to the fire. Call 800-822-9687 Mon-Thu, 9-11:45am and 1-5pm, or their Redding office at 530-241-3565 Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9-11:45am and 1-3pm. lsnc.net/office/redding. See flyer: LSNC Legal Aid Wildfire Disaster Relief.
  • 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.

Additional Resources and Information