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All Mobile Registration Intake Centers Close by Dec. 9, Help is Still Available

Release Date Release Number
DR-4558-CA DR-4569-CA NR 026

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – All FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Centers that served wildfire survivors and helped them recover from their losses will close by Dec. 9.

However, help remains available for all those affected by the fires.

The centers are temporary sites to support survivors of California’s two current federally declared disasters with disaster information. Napa County and Sonoma County MRICs are open for their final day Wednesday, Dec. 9. They are closing earlier than previously announced due to the state’s regional stay at home order related to COVID-19. The Fresno County MRIC closed Tuesday, Dec. 8.

Fresno County MRIC

Heritage Center

3115 N. Millbrook Ave., Fresno, CA 93703

(CLOSED)

Napa County MRIC

Presbyterian Church St. Helena

1428 Spring St., Helena CA 95474

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(CLOSING DEC. 9)

Sonoma County MRIC

Maria Carrillo High School

6975 Montecito Blvd., Santa Rosa CA 95409

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(CLOSING DEC. 9)

Many of the services available at the intake centers remain available on the FEMA Helpline, at DisasterAssistance.gov or by downloading the FEMA app to a smartphone or tablet. The helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585) operates 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. PST daily. Those who use a relay service such as a videophone, Innocaption or CapTel should provide FEMA with the specific number assigned to that service.

You can use the helpline to:

  • Register with FEMA.
  • Provide a change of address, telephone and bank account numbers and insurance information.
  • Receive information about FEMA home inspections.
  • Get other questions answered about federal disaster assistance.
  • Ask questions about a letter from FEMA.
  • Learn how to appeal a FEMA decision. All applicants may appeal.

If you want to discuss your application, you should have your nine-digit FEMA registration number and ZIP code available.

The deadline to register with FEMA for disaster assistance for Disaster 4558 is Dec. 11, 2020. This is for August/September wildfires in the counties of Butte, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Trinity, Tulare and Yolo.

The deadline to register with FEMA for disaster assistance for Disaster 4569 is Dec. 16, 2020. This is for later fires in the counties of Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma.

For the latest information on wildfire recovery, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4558 or www.fema.gov/disaster/4569 and follow the FEMA Region 9 Twitter account at twitter.com/femaregion9.

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Last updated December 8, 2020