Siskiyou Wildfire Recovery

Current Wildfire Incidents

  • 2-1-1 is not activated for any incidents at this time.


Recovery resources are available to help Siskiyou County residents affected by wildfires. Please view the following categories.


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.
    • Phone: 800-733-2767 (800-REDCROSS).
  • Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services:
    • Phone: 530-841-2155.
  • Northern Valley Catholic Social Services: Grief counseling for those affected by McKinney, Mill and Mountain Fires offered in group or one on one sessions.

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.
    • RV Assistance Program: Provides partial RV rental assistance to 2021 wildfire survivors and McKinney wildfire survivors, up to 6 months. Must provide your own RV or trailer.
      • Phone: 530-604-3306 (Theresa Azevedo).
  • Northern Valley Catholic Social Service (NVCSS): Provides gift cards for gas, groceries, and other items. Limited hotel assistance may be available. Offers emotional support and referrals.
    • Phone: 530-241-3371 (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm).
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society – Weed: Provides assistance to individuals and families in Siskiyou County who are in need of help. Funds are limited. Services include:
    • Hotel voucher
    • Gas voucher
    • Bus voucher to shelter in Shasta County
    • Clothing for all ages
    • Utility bill payment assistance (electric, gas, or heating fuel)
    • Rent payment assistance
    • Referrals to other services as needed.
      • Phone: 530-938-4334 (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm)
      • Or drop-in: 1051 North Davis Avenue, Weed
  • Nation’s Finest: Serves Veterans in need. Provides help with rent payment and/or deposit, utility deposit, moving costs, and emergency supplies.
    • Phone: 530-223-3211 (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm).
  • Richard Devylder Disaster Relief Fund: Provides funds to help people with disabilities replace assistive technology (AT) or durable medical equipment (DME) lost or left behind in a wildfire or other disaster in California.
  • FreedomTech Loan: Provides low-interest loans to purchase needed Assistive Technology (AT). Financial loans range from $500 to $15,000. AT might include hearing aids, computers and equipment, adaptive driving equipment, home modification equipment, and more.
  • California Teachers Association (CTA): Provides financial assistance to CTA members who have experienced significant losses due to disasters in California.


  • Yreka Food Bank: Offers food, lunch bags, clothing, and other essential items as available.
    • Drop-in: 321 N. Gold Street, Room #1, Yreka (Tuesday & Friday 10am-12pm)
    • Phone: 530-643-2507
  • 2-1-1: Connects to community resources offering food and meals.

Clothing and Household Items

  • Yreka Food Bank: Offers food, lunch bags, clothing, and other essential items as available.
    • Drop-in: 321 N. Gold Street, Room #1, Yreka (Tuesday & Friday 10am-12pm)
    • Phone: 530-643-2507
  • 2-1-1: Connects to community resources offering clothing and household items.

Property Cleanup

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.
  • Tenants Together: Provides information about tenant rights after a natural disaster.

Additional Resources and Information


Fire-Specific Resources

SLATER FIRE (See general resources listed above and specific resources below.)

  • Slater Fire Long Term Recovery Group (LTRG): Long-term recovery group developed to help Siskiyou County residents impacted by the Slater Fire. Assesses unmet recovery needs in the community that still exist after initial federal assistance and community support have been distributed. Also, offers case management for those still in need.
  • Northern Valley Catholic Social Service (NVCSS): Provides comprehensive case management and emotional support services for Slater Fire survivors – includes referrals to all available services.
    • Phone: 530-241-3371 (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm).


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