The City of Carlsbad has established an information line, 760-602-2740, to help fire victims. The city's Faraday Administration Center, 1635 Faraday Ave., will open Monday at 7:30 a.m. to assist those with questions about housing and rebuilding.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest loans to individuals, including uninsured renters, who suffered damage to property by the fires. The low-interest loans are also available to homeowners, businesses and private nonprofit organizations that suffered property damage. Small businesses may also be eligible for loans related to economic losses. Loan applications are free. For more information, call -800-659-2955 or go to www.sba.gov/disaster.
In addition, the following organizations and government agencies provide assistance, resources and information to help those affected by emergencies, such as the Poinsettia Fire in Carlsbad.
San Diego County recovery website http://sdcountyrecovery.com/
American Red Cross http://www.redcross.org/ca/san-diego 858-309-1200
AT&T http://www.att.com/ 800-ATT-2020
Cal EMA Response http://www.calema.ca.gov/LandingPages/Pages/Response.aspx
Cal EMA Recovery http://www.calema.ca.gov/LandingPages/Pages/Recovery.aspx
Contractors State License Board http://www.cslb.ca.gov/GeneralInformation/DisasterInformationCenter/
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce http://www.carlsbad.org/ 760-931-8400
County Animal Services http://www.sddac.com/ Shelter Services 619-767-2675; 24 hr. emergency 619-236-2341
County Assessor https://arcc.sdcounty.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx 619-236-3771
County Health and Human Services http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/
Elderhelp of San Diego http://www.elderhelpofsandiego.org/ 619-284-9281 or 877-828-9936
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster http://www.nvoad.org/ 703-778-5088
North County Association of Realtors http://www.nsdcar.com/ 760-929-2100
Salvation Army http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/ 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825)
Humane Society http://www.aspca.org/ (800) 628-0028
Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org 858-756-6557 Will disburse gift cards for immediate needs for fire victims who lost their home or apartment in the fire
Ready Carlsbad, http://www.readycarlsbad.org/ Will assist residents and businesses affected by the fire
North County Salvation Army, 3935 Lake Blvd, Oceanside, 92056 Accepting donations of money, food, hygiene items, diapers, new baby toys, and similar items and new clothing for fire victims. No used items accepted.