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Description of Services

Local
Mendocino County Assessor/Clerk Recorder/Elections
Vital records replacement, property tax services (damage forms, property tax deferral), voter registration
Mendocino County Environmental Health Provide information on property cleanup, wells and septic systems
Mendocino County HHSA Employment & Family Assistance Services Register for Disaster Relief CalFresh (food stamps), replacement CalFresh, MediCal. Also provides information for CalWorks and Cash Aid.
Mendocino County Mental Health Counseling services, mental health referrals
Mendocino County Planning and Building Provide information on debris cleanup program, permits and rebuilding
State
California Wildfires Statewide Recovery Resources
 One stop resource website for State assistance for individuals affected by the fires.  Including:

local Assistance, debris removal, financial help, housing, fraud protection, info and videos.


California Department of Insurance Help fire victims with home owners insurance, facilitate claims process
California Department of Tax and Fee Adminstration (CDTFA) Provide businesses with extention for sales tax, relief of penalty for late fees
CalVet For Veteran specific questions- home loans, housing, healthcare, education
Contractors State License Board Provide information about contractors, consumer info for rebuilding
DMV Replacement of drivers license, ID card, vehicle title, registration, "junk out" a vehicle
EDD Unemployment benefits, disability, disaster unemployment
State of CA Franchise Tax Board State tax help- business and personal
State Supplemental Grant Program Provides up to $10,000 in state funded grant after registering with FEMA
Federal
FEMA Offers many programs- assistance for temporary housing, medical, house contents, disaster relief and recovery
Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Assistance FEMA links directly to SBA, provides low interest federally subsidized loans to home owners, renters and businesses
Department of State Replacement of passport and international travel documents
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Copies of tax returns and related documents
Social Security Administration Provide replacement social security cards, assist with Medicare, SDI, and SSI
United States Department of Citizenship and Immigration Naturalization documentation replacement, immigration, work visa replacement
USDA Farmers/ranchers funding for livestock, fencing, water facilites. Property assessment
Non Profit Organizations
California Human Development Provide financial help with rent, food, jobs, gas and more
North Coast Opportunies (NCO) Disaster relief fund (from Community Foundation), gift cards