Shasta County Wildfire Recovery Resources


Primary Resources

  • American Red Cross: Provides help with basic needs and assistance throughout the recovery process. Supports with filing 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. Serves all regardless of immigration status.
    • Phone: 800-733-2767 (800-REDCROSS).

Financial Assistance

  • United Way of Northern California
    • For Dixie Fire: Stable Housing Opportunity Program (SHOP)
      • Provides up to $5,000 financial assistance to fire survivors who are at-risk or currently experiencing homelessness and have identified a housing solution and need financial assistance to pursue or secure it.
        • Phone: 530-339-5018 (Mesha Pixton)
  • 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.
    • Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
    • Phone: 530-241-3371
  • Shasta County Owner-occupied Housing Rehabilitation: Provides loans for low-income homeowners in unincorporated areas of Shasta County to help with home repairs.
    • Phone: 530-225-5160.
  • Nation’s Finest: Serves Veterans in need. Provides help with rent payment and/or deposit, utility deposit, moving costs, and emergency supplies.
    • Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
    • Phone: 530-223-3211
  • California Teachers Association (CTA): Provides financial assistance to CTA members who have experienced significant losses due to disasters in California.

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.
    • Mon-Thu, 9-11:45am and 1-5pm
    • Phone: 800-822-9687
    • Redding office)
      • Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9-11:45am and 1-3pm
      • 530-241-3565
  • Tenants TogetherProvides information about tenant rights after a natural disaster.
    • Tenant Rights Hotline: 888-495-8020.

Additional Resources and Information

  • NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing: Provides assistance to wildfire survivors with hearing loss.
  • Replace Vital Records.
  • State of California Guide to Disaster Assistance Services: Provides both disaster and non-disaster related information regarding federal, state, and local assistance services available in California. Although some of the resources are restricted to individuals or households with eligible
    immigration status, there are many services available to all Californians impacted by disasters.


  • United Way of Northern California: Accepting cash donations for wildfire survivors.