Assistance Organizations

Donations

United Way

Jesusita Fire Long Term Recovery Fund, c/o United Way of Santa Barbara County, 320 East Gutierrez St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101.  Online United Way Jesusita Fire donation and mailing info at www.unitedwaysb.org or call 965-8591

Red Cross Jesusita Fire Response Fund - Santa Barbara County Chapter's relief effort in response to the Jesusita Fire.

 

Donations of clothing, appliances, canned food and other household items:

Alpha Thrift Store 964-1123
Catholic Charities 965-7045
Unity Shoppe 965-4122

 

 

Volunteer Assistance Organizations

Red Cross of Santa Barbara County
Salvation Army Santa Barbara
Direct Relief International

United Way of Santa Barbara - For potential volunteer opportunities related to fire response, go to www.volunteersbc.org

Santa Barbara County Bar Association - (805) 569-5511

 

 

Housing Assistance

 

211 Helpline
Call 211 or email  Jasonm@fsacares.org to offer temporary housing or to request temporary housing



 

Local Home Owners Organizations  

 

Mission Canyon Association

 

Mountain Drive Community Association

 

 

Private Reconstruction Organizations and Resources

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

(805) 966-4198

www.aiasb.com

 

Santa Barbara Contractors Association

(805) 884-1100

www.sbcontractors.org

www.builtgreensb.org

 

 

Santa Maria Vally Contractors Association

http://www.smvca.org/

 

Marborg Industries

(805) 963-1852

www.marborg.com

 

 

Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce

(805) 965-3023

www.sbchamber.org

 

 

 

Federal & State Government Assistance Agencies

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Residents and Businesses Affected by the Jesusita Fire

Assistance and Services For Disaster Recovery - Cal EMA Flyer


Social Security Administration
http://www.socialsecurity.gov
800-772-1213 

Information about replacing lost Social Security and Medicare cards.
Frequently Asked Questions 


Contractors State License Board
http://www.cslb.ca.gov/Consumers/consumers-overview.asp

Guidance in obtaining licensed contractors and provides information to help protect against fraudulent contractor practices, etc.

 
Department of Insurance
http://www.insurance.ca.gov
800-927-HELP (800-927-4357)

Provides information regarding insurance issues, such as policy retrieval, claims filing, expediting claim settlements, etc.

  
Department of Health Services
http://www.dhs.ca.gov/

DMV

(800) 777-0133

Replace a driver license or ID card

 

Employment Development Department
http://www.edd.ca.gov/eddemerdisaster.htm

Filing of Unemployment Insurance Claims / Disaster Unemployment Assistance / Disaster Disability Benefits

 
Franchise Tax Board
http://www.ftb.ca.gov/aboutFTB/press
800-852-5711
 


California Veterans Affairs
http://www.cdva.ca.gov/calvet/default.asp

Guidance for obtaining CALVET loan assistance.

 

Local Government Assistance Agencies


Animal Services
http://www.sbcphd.org/as/default.html

Info on lost and found pets

 
Public Health/Environmental Health
http://www.sbcphd.org/ehs/default.htm

805-681-4900

Info on building permits for homes on septic systems, information on water wells 


Planning and Development

http://sbcountyplanning.org/

(805) 568-2000

Zoning and re-building info.

 
Santa Barbara County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk

http://www.sbcvote.com/ClerkRecorder/ClerkRecorder.aspx

(805) 568-2550

Birth/death/marriage certificates / Copies of deeds


Social Services

https://countyofsb.org/social_services/default.asp

(805) 681-4401

Will help determine what services individuals and families are eligiligle to receive (i.e., food stamp application, etc.)