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.

CDSS Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Immigrant Californians (PDF)

CDSS Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Immigrant Californians (PDF in Spanish)

Disaster CalFresh

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 CalFresh

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.

Unemployment insurance (UI) and DUA information

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

Guidance on respirator masks

California Office of Emergency Services

California Wildfire Recovery Resources

California Department of Insurance

Insurance Related Resources

Legal Assistance

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.

CDSS Immigration Services Contractors