Resources for fire victims

Faraday sign

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.

Disaster Loans
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

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

American Red Cross 858-309-1200

AT&T 800-ATT-2020

Cal EMA Response

Cal EMA Recovery

Contractors State License Board

Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce 760-931-8400

County Animal Services  Shelter Services 619-767-2675; 24 hr. emergency 619-236-2341

County Assessor  619-236-3771

County Health and Human Services

Elderhelp of San Diego 619-284-9281 or 877-828-9936

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster 703-778-5088

North County Association of Realtors 760-929-2100

Salvation Army 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825)

Humane Society  (800) 628-0028

Rancho Santa Fe Foundation,​ 858-756-6557  Will disburse gift cards for immediate needs for fire victims who lost their home or apartment in the fire

Ready Carlsbad,  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.



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