SACRAMENTO – A FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center serving wildfire survivors in Santa Cruz County will operate through Oct. 21.
The center is part of ongoing response and recovery mission for FEMA and the State of California to support survivors affected by the CZU August Complex wildfires.
It is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday in a parking lot at 205 Front St., Santa Cruz, across from the Kaiser Permanente Arena. It is closed Sundays.
Survivors can register with FEMA in one of three ways:
- online at 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. PDT. If you use a relay service such as a videophone, Innocaption or CapTel, provide FEMA the specific number assigned to that service when you register.
- The helpline staff can also answer questions about applications already submitted.
All FEMA disaster assistance will be provided without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), religion, national origin, age, disability, limited English proficiency, economic status, or retaliation. If you believe your civil rights are being violated, call 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585(TTY/TDD).
FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. SBA helps businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters fund repairs or rebuilding efforts and cover the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged personal property.
For more information, applicants may contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955. TTY users may also call 800-877-8339. Applicants may also email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit SBA at SBA.gov/disaster.