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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Local-Level Referrals

When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.

Please contact us with questions or corrections.

For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.

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For reference, see the full list of disaster recovery service categories covered in the below local resource list.

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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Local-Level Referrals

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CategoryEntityType of AssistanceTelephone Number
Access and Functional Needs and Disability Northern Mariana Protection and Advocacy SystemsNMPASI provides advocacy and provide direct representation for eligible individuals with disabilities in the community.  Services include Information and Referrals, Technical Assistance, Direct Client Representation, training and education, and legal services.670-235-7273
Online contact form
Aging ServicesCNMI Department of Community and Cultural Affairs: Office on AgingThis service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organization. Resources for older persons and/or their families for agencies providing services like transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support.670-233-1321
Online contact form
Animals/PetsCNMI Division of Fish and Wildlife Conserving, protecting and enhancing the fish, game and wildlife resources of the islands.670-664-6000
Online contact form
CitizenshipU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:  Immigration Law in CNMITransition period for implementing U.S. immigration law in the CNMI began on Nov. 28, 2009, and is now scheduled to end on Dec. 31, 2019.  Use InfoPass to schedule appointment, no walk in available.800-375-5283
Email contact available
Crisis CounselingCOMMONWEALTH HEALTHCARE CORPORATIONTreatment services, suicide prevention, and information about systems of careEmergency: 911
Suicide Prevention: 670-664-4673
Youth Mental Health: 670-664-4604
Substance Abuse Prevention: 670-323-6560 // 670-323-6561 
Disaster Specific  Information   
Disaster UnemploymentCNMI Department of Labor:  ApplicantsWhen Disaster Unemployment Assistance is activated, the agency will provide disaster information.  This assistance provides weekly benefit payments to those out of work due to the disaster, including self-employed persons, farm and ranch owners, and others not covered under regular unemployment insurance programs.Employment Services:
EnvironmentCNMI Division of Environmental and Coastal QualityInformation and materials of programs, and permit application requirements and regulations.  Pesticides and storage tanks, waste and air quality, water quality, and erosion control.670-664-8500
EnvironmentCNMI Division of Coastal Resources ManagementInformation, tools and resources, permitting and enforcement, education and outreach.670-664-8300
Essential NeedsAmerican Red Cross of Northern Mariana IslandsServices vary, appointments only at chapter location.  Immediate Needs for medicine/first aid, shelter  (Clean water, safe shelter, hot meals).  Emergency supplies with toiletries (Comfort kits) crisis intervention, health and psychological assessments, and additional referrals and information.

Essential NeedsCNMI Department of Community and Cultural AffairsInformation on programs including Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP), Low Income Home Energy Assistance, and Child Care,.670-664-2587
Online location directory
Essential NeedsCOMMONWEALTH HEALTHCARE CORPORATIONInformation about Public Health Services including Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program for expectant mothers or parents of infants or children under five years of age. .  Nutrition evaluation and monthly vouchers to receive free supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, cheese, milk, eggs, peanut butter and dried beans.670-234-8950
Essential NeedsPacific Region ResourcesCommunity Resource Directory is a listing of faith-based organizations, non-profit service providers, and other government and private agencies serving the Pacific Region.Online resource directory // 670-479-2277
Essential NeedsSaipan Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchCommunity development, disaster relief, and operation of dental clinic.Dental: 670-234-6323
Family & Protective ServicesCNMI Department of Community and Cultural AffairsCrisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources.  Website contains a listing of Child Protective Services for all states.Emergency: 911
Financial AssistanceCNMI Department of Community and Cultural AffairsInformation on programs including Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP), Low Income Home Energy Assistance, and Child Care,.670-237-2800
Health Care ServicesCOMMONWEALTH HEALTHCARE CORPORATIONInformation about Public Health Services including Immunizations, and health programs.670-234-8950
Financial AssistanceU.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Customer Service Center (SBA)Low interest mortgages, personal property, and economic injury loans are available to homeowners, renters, and business owners affected by the disaster.800-659-2955 TTY: 800-877-8339
HousingNorthern Marianas Housing CorporationNorthern Marianas Housing Corporation is the Commonwealth’s key provider for housing, mortgage and community development programs.Central Office (Saipan):
Tinian Field Office: 670-433-9213
Rota Field Office: 670-532-9410
InsuranceCNMI Department of CommerceInformation about insurance rules, regulations, and statistics.670-664-8018 // 670-664-8020
Legal ServicesMicronesian Legal Services Corporation civil legal assistance to low income peopleMariana Islands:  670-234-6243
Vital StatisticsCommonwealth Healthcare Corporation: Health and Vital Statistics OfficeReplacement documents for those on and off the island; birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate, adoptions, & affidavits such as the "Affidavit of Foreign Birth" Saipan Main: 670-236-8717
670-234-8950 Ext. 2141

Referrals Last Updated: May 2024