WILDFIRE, FLOOD, AND MUDSLIDE RECOVERY RESOURCES
Below you will find links to disaster recovery resources and information on ensuring your health and safety.
Disaster Relief for Immigrants Guide
The California Department of Social Services Guide to Disaster Services for Immigrant Californians provides detailed information about the different types of federal, state, and local disaster assistance services available in California. Although some of the resources are restricted to individuals or households with lawful immigration status, there are many services available to all Californians who have been impacted by the wildfires.
Disaster CalFresh (D-CalFresh), federally known as the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), is a way to meet the temporary nutritional needs of disaster victims within a 30-day period, following a natural disaster such as a flood, fire, earthquake or any other natural disaster. D-CalFresh provides a month's worth of benefits on an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card which can be used to purchase food at authorized retail stores.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are available for authorized workers, business owners, and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced as a direct result of disasters.
Cal/OSHA Worker Health and Safety
The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), better known as Cal/OSHA, protects and improves the health and safety of working men and women in California.
Cal/OSHA Worker Health and Safety in Wildfires Regions – Cal/OSHA offers information for employers on how to protect workers exposed to smoke from wildfires and lists County Emergency Operations Centers where N95 respirator masks are available.
To File a Workplace Safety Complaint with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)
California Department of Food and Agriculture
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) offers wildfire recovery resources.
California Department of Public Health
California Office of Emergency Services
California Department of Insurance
If you have questions about your eligibility based on your immigration status or need legal help to navigate the disaster relief application process, you may be eligible for free legal services.