Ventura County Emergency Resources: After an Event

FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Assistance - https://www.fema.gov/

(800) 621‑FEMA, TTY 800‑462‑7585

 

Application Checklist - https://www.disasterassistance.gov/get-assistance/application-checklist 

Apply for federal funding to help pay for temporary housing, emergency home repairs, uninsured and underinsured personal property losses and medical, dental and funeral expenses caused by the disaster, along with other serious disaster-related expenses

 

2-1-1 Ventura County Resources - https://www.211ventura.org

Dial 2-1-1 from any phone in Ventura County for a variety of resources

 

Autism Society Ventura County - http://www.autismventura.org/ 

(805) 496-1632 or (805) 437-9856

Limited funds are available for emergencies for individuals with autism and their families

 

California DMV: Driver’s License and ID Replacement - https://www.dmv.ca.gov

Call for an appointment: (800) 777-0133. The application must be submitted in person.

 

Catholic Charities - https://catholiccharitiesla.org/where-we-are/ventura-county/ 

(213) 251-3400

Various support services and counseling are available for families undergoing crisis, poverty and homelessness

 

Congresswoman Julia Brownley - https://juliabrownley.house.gov/ 

(202) 225-5811

For assistance with federal agencies

 

Federal Access to Disaster Help and Resources - https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

Apply online

 

Food Pantries - http://www.foodshare.com/find-a-pantry/ 

Locate local food pantries

 

Green Card Replacement - https://www.uscis.gov  

Call for appointment and info: (800) 375-5283

This application must be submitted in person

 

Medicare Card Replacement - https://www.ssa.gov/medicare 

(800) 772-1213 (TTY) 800-325-0778 

This form must be submitted in person

 

Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) - https://www.caloes.ca.gov/

Cal OES has put together this very detailed brochure for Assistance and Services for Disaster Recovery

 

Passport Replacement - https://www.travel.state.gov

(877) 487-2778 (TTY) 888-874-7793 

 

Post-Fire Checklist - https://www.martinich.net/wordpress/post-fire-checklist/

This includes great tips on what to do post-fire from those affected by the Sonoma fires

 

Social Security Card Replacement - https://www.ssa.gov

(800) 772-1213 (TTY) 800-325-0778 

 

United Way of Ventura County - http://vcunitedway.org/ 

(805) 485-6288 

The United Way collects donations for disaster victims. Contact them about area resources and how to apply.

 

Ventura County Behavioral Health - http://www.vchca.org/agency-divisions/behavioral-health 

(805) 981-6830

VCBH provides coordinated services for individuals with mental health and substance abuse.

 

Channel Islands YMCA Childcare - http://www.ciymca.org/html/locationhours.html

Contact your local YMCA (check the above link for Central Coast locations) to inquire if they are providing free or low fee childcare for disaster victims for a limited time

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