Disaster Legal Assistance Collaborative

Free legal help for survivors of California disasters, and resources for volunteers, provided by trusted California nonprofit legal aid providers


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Statewide Disaster Legal Assistance Hotline

Free State-wide disaster legal advice hotline for issues relating to the recent wildfires.


Northern California Free Legal Answers

Write your legal question relating to COVID-19 or the recent wildfires and an attorney will write you a free answer. (Northern California Only)

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Disaster Information

For information about a particular disaster, choose one of these

CZU Lightning Complex
San Mateo & Santa Cruz Counties

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North Complex and Willow Fires
Butte, Plumas and Yuba County

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LNU Lightning Complex
Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Solano, & Yolo Counties

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Find information regarding COVID-19 legal issues.

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Glass Fire
Napa & Sonoma Counties

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Valley Fire
San Diego County

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Issues We Can Help With


Disaster SNAP


Identity theft
Price Gauging


Unemployment Benefits
Unsafe working conditions

Disaster Assistance

Applying to FEMA
FEMA appeal letters

Small Business

SBA loans
SBA loan denial appeals


Policy Questions

Disaster Resources

California Helping Handbooks click here

Remember to Download any materials from the handbooks now so you’ll have access to this without wifi

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