August Complex (2020):
Northern Valley Catholic Social Service (NVCSS) is providing case management services to residents of Trinity County impacted by the August Complex fire. Those interested in receiving disaster case management services can contact NVCSS at 833-775-3267 [statewide] or 530-247-3371, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wildfire Crisis Assistance calendar and workshops below:
Nations finest groups and events for August 2021
Wildfire Crisis Assistance Flyer by Nations Finest
Wildfire Crisis Assistance Flyer in Spanish-shown here
Trinity Wildfire Group Workshop CalendarJune-July-Aug.Sept.21.pdf
USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Catastrophic Wilfire Assistance Flyer for Assistance on Private Land Fact Sheet
Erosion Control is sometimes an issue to remedy after a fire. The USDA and NRCS can help. Programs are starting on the ground this Spring 2021 to help people recovering from the August Fire. Please scroll down to get some more information on how these service programs can help. Check out the links and more information under the USDA category. You can still apply for programs even if the deadlines for current programs have passed . the deadlines revolve and the programs continue on so make sure to find out if there is something coming in the future that will work for you.
See more links below
USDA - Rural Development
Scroll below to look at USDA (in conjunction with RCAC) 502 and 504 loan and grant information for low income and disaster victims. New contact phone numbers have been added. Some exemptions may be in the works for income status catagories involving disaster recovery victims. More info may be added at any time.
Link to United Policyholders CA Wildfires-6 month Survey(Graphic above): www.uphelp.org/surveyCA
The above survey is now closed but you can view results by going to the link on the flyer.
Trinity County has been included in the major disaster declaration for the 2020 August Complex - California Wildfires (DR-4558-CA), providing access to Public Assistance and Individual Assistance. FEMA's individual assistance program provides grants to help eligible survivors with financial assistance that may include rent, home repair, home replacement and other disaster-related needs such as childcare, medical and dental expenses. FEMA Assistance for Fire-Damaged Septic Systems and Wells is also available.
Apply for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency online at www.disasterassistance.gov; by downloading the FEMA app to a smartphone or tablet; or by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585) between 7 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Pacific.
Some of these opportunities have expired but there may be good contact information and so they may be helpful as a resource:
Flyer for United Policy Holders Recovery workshops
FEMA Assistance for Fire-Damaged Septic Systems and Wells
DR-4558-CA NR037 - Wildfire Survivors Must Apply To Extend Time For FEMA Rental Assistance
DR-4558-CA NR038 - Wildfire Survivors Have Two Weeks to Apply for Federal Aid
DR-4558-CA - FS008 - Details Matter when Filing a FEMA Appeal - 11-19-2020
DR-4558-CA MA003 - IA Registration Deadline Extended for DR-4558-CA
DR-4558-CA NR041 - Wildfire Survivors Have One Week to Apply for Federal Aid
DR4558-CA FS009 - NFIP Offers Protection from Potential Mudflow Losses
DR-4558-CA NR043 - Wildfire Survivors Have Three Days to Apply for Federal Aid
DR-4558-CA NR 044 One Day Left
DR-4558-CA NR046 Registration Deadlines Pass but FEMA is Still Here to Help
Here is a web link for more information: https://www.rd.usda.gov/page/all-programs
504 income limit fact sheet loan and grant info
USDA home repair loan and grant fact sheet
Conservation Compliance Flyer NRCS that mentions erosion
Catastrophc Wildfire Assistance Fact sheet from USDA-NRCS see more loan and grant info links under the list of links just above this section and below the FEMA icon
Catastrophic Fire Recovery-Technical & Financial Assistance
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
Press Release - Environmental Health - September 22, 2020.pdf
Press Release - Clean Air Centers - October 2, 2020
Press Release - August Complex Damage Assessment - October 6, 2020
Press Release - August Complex Damage Assessment - October 9, 2020
Press Release - Local Assistance Center - October 26, 2020
Press Release - Debris Removal - October 28, 2020
Press Release - Local Assistance Center - November 2, 2020
Press Release - Potential Water Contamination - November 6, 2020
Press Release (Correction) - Potential Water Contamination - November 9, 2020
Press Release - August Complex Recovery Meeting November, 10,2020
Press Release - Update on Potential Water Contamination - November 13, 2020
Press Release - Disaster Assistance Deadlines - November 20, 2020
Press Release - Debris Removal Reload Site - April 19, 2021