Find resources for kidney patients affected by the West Coast wildfires.

Oregon

Oregon Smoke Information

http://oregonsmoke.blogspot.com/p/fire-and-air-quality-map.html
Check air quality and fire status

Statesman Journal

https://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/2020/09/08/oregon-wildfire-evacuations-levels-issued-marion-county-lincoln-washington/5749510002/
Evacuation orders and levels by county

Oregon Food Bank

https://foodfinder.oregonfoodbank.org/
Directory of food banks (call ahead to ensure they are active/open)

Oregon Prescription Drug Program

https://www.oregon.gov/oha/hpa/dsi-opdp/Pages/index.aspx
Offers discounts to uninsured or under-insured
Phone: 503-947-2340
Toll Free: 800-375-2863

The Oregonian

https://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/2020/09/red-cross-shelters-helping-oregon-wildfire-evacuees-sunday-list.html
Call for Red Cross help/resources: 1-888-680-1455 or 1-503-284-1234
Continuously updated listed of shelters in OR

VCA Animal Hospital

https://www.yahoo.com/news/vca-animal-hospitals-offers-free-174900149.html
Offering free boarding for pets displaced by Oregon wildfires

Emergency Lodging/Hotels by County

https://govsite-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/HBYIkZRTbCbgkA1FS0N8_lodging-information.pdf
List of places for evacuees to stay by county

U-Haul Storage

https://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About/22052/Wildfire-Evacuees-U-Haul-Offers-30-Days-Free-Self-Storage-IN-Oregon-Washington/?utm_campaign=uhaulsm&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=storage&utm_content=20200909-urgentuhaulisoffering
Offering 30 day free storage for evacuees in OR and WA.

State of Oregon Employment Department

https://unemployment.oregon.gov/
For those who are receiving unemployment payments and have evacuated
1-877-345-3484

Salvation Army Meals

https://cascade.salvationarmy.org/cascade2/oregon-wildfire-response
The Salvation Army is providing meals and resources across nine counties in OR

Red Cross Facebook Updates

https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossCascades/
The Red Cross Cascades Region (OR and Southwest WA) maintains an active Facebook page for those who would like further information on what services are being provided to wildfire evacuees.

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California

CA Local and State Resources

https://response.ca.gov/Local_and_State_Resources#headingOne
Information about shelters and housing, food banks, employment, financial assistance and more.

Disaster Relief for Immigrants Guide

In English: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/Portals/13/DisasterAssistanceGuideforImmigrantCaliforniansFinal.pdf?ver=2017-10-24-121156-427
In Spanish: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/Portals/13/DisasterAssistanceGuideforImmigrantCaliforniansSpanishFinal.pdf?ver=2018-11-15-160401-747
Shelters and housing assistance, food, health, public health, and counseling, document replacement, rebuilding property and insurance, and employment and job services.

The California Immigrant Resilience Fund (CIRF)

https://www.immigrantfundca.org/northern-california
The following local partners provide cash assistance to undocumented immigrants in Northern California counties.

California Association of Food Banks

http://www.cafoodbanks.org/find-food-bank
Food bank locator for CA

Salvation Army

https://deloro.salvationarmy.org/del_oro/august-2020-wildfires
1-888-724-3571
Current service list that shows locations and contact information, food/shelter services offered, and more.

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)

https://www.cdss.ca.gov/calworks
Apply: http://www.benefitscal.org/
County contact list: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/Portals/9/Housing/Housing%20Support%20Program%20(HSP)%20Contacts%202018.pdf
A public assistance program that provides cash aid and services to eligible families that have a child(ren) in the home

ESRD Networks and CMS

https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/cms-offers-comprehensive-support-california-due-wildfires
The ESRD Network 18 (Southern CA) hotline: 1-800-637-4767 or email: network18@comagine.org
The Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) Network 17 (Northern CA) hotline is 1-800-232-3773 or submit question/inquiry: https://www.hsag.com/contact-us/
Assessing the needs of patients and distributing generators, alternate water supplies, educational materials and more. They are also assisting patients who have evacuated ahead of the wildfires with receiving dialysis services in the location to which they have evacuated.

CalFresh

https://www.cdss.ca.gov/calfresh
Apply online:https://www.getcalfresh.org/
Apply via phone: Connect to your local county office by phone by dialing 1-877-847-3663
Issues monthly food benefits on an EBT card that can be used to buy most foods at most grocery stores and farmers markets.

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Washington

Washington State Community Action Partnership

http://www.wapartnership.org/caps.php
For those displaced by the fires, they can find community resources to help with temporary housing and rental assistance.

Unemployment Assistance

https://esd.wa.gov/
Workers and businesses impacted by wildfires may qualify for unemployment benefits or assistance.
360-902-9500

Feeding America - Food Bank Finder

https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank
Food bank finder for WA

Red Cross Facebook Updates

https://www.facebook.com/RedCrossCascades/
The Red Cross Cascades Region (OR and Southwest WA) maintains an active Facebook page for those who would like further information on what services are being provided to wildfire evacuees.

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All of the West Coast and nationwide

The Nephron Information Center

http://www.dialysisunits.com/
Find open dialysis centers

Red Cross - FInd a Shelter

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html
Help finding a Red Cross shelter

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
Provides crisis counseling, information, and resources - available 24/7
Online chat through SAMHSA's website
1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

FEMA - Individual Disaster Assistance

https://www.disasterassistance.gov/
General Phone: 1.800.621.3362
Search and apply for disaster relief assistance by area: housing/rental/shelter assistance, home repairs, medical/dental/chil expenses, and more.

FoodPantry.org

https://www.foodpantries.org/
Helps patients find a local food pantry or soup kitchen. Search by zip code or state

PantryNet.org

http://pantrynet.org/
Email: info@PantryNet.org
Helps patients find a local food pantry, search by zip code or state

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ocs/programs/liheap/about
Apply by state: https://liheapch.acf.hhs.gov/profiles/energyhelp.htm
Phone: 1-866-674-6327,
Email: energy@ncat.org
Provide federally funded assistance in managing costs associated with home energy bills, energy crises and weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs

Rx Open

https://rxopen.org/
Find nearby open pharmacies in areas impacted by disaster

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