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American Red Cross Gold Country Region
The American Red Cross Gold Country Region has two chapters:
  • Northern California Chapter - serving vast area of Northern California, including NEVADA COUNTY
  • Sierra-Delta Chapter - serving PLACER COUNTY and the counties of Yolo, Sacramento, El Dorado, Amador, San Joaquin, Calaveras, Alpine, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne
The American Red Cross California Gold Country Region (including Northern CA and Sierra-Delta chapters) has the following resources available for people affected by wildfires.
Contact Red Cross
Call: 800-REDCROSS/800-733-27677 (number goes through if you dial both "7s" at the end, or just call 800-733-2767). Or visit
For all Red Cross disaster response and recovery services, or for additional information about emergency sheltering, recovery casework, shelf-stable meals, emergency and recovery supplies, financial assistance, disaster health services, disaster mental health services and spiritual care services.
Evacuation Points and Shelters
Call 530-276-8034
• Find an updated national list of sites at  
• A virtual temporary evacuation point (TEP) can help people who will be or have been displaced gain access to Red Cross services.
Locate Loved Ones
Connect with family members who have registered themselves as “safe” on our “Safe and Well” site.
Red Cross Disaster Health Services
24-Hour Hotline: 669-444-0776
Need a refill on a prescription medication? Lost eyeglasses or contacts? Our disaster health services team is here to help.  
Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Services
24-Hour Hotline: 571-535-1661
Even when the immediate danger has passed, the impact can still be felt. People may feel grief or anger over the damage or loss, fear or hopelessness when thinking about rebuilding their lives, or they may simply feel overwhelmed and not know how to begin. Taking those first steps toward recovery can be easier with a little support.


Sierra-Delta Chapter
Disaster Services
When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is ready to provide a place to sleep, warm meals, clothing, emotional support and hope to those affected. Trained volunteers assist volunteer community members during times of emergency and disaster.

Classes & Trainings
The Gold Country Region Sierra-Delta Chapter of the American Red Cross provides Placer and surrounding counties with emergency response planning and disaster preparedness training courses including emergency response, CPR/AED and First Aid to its disaster volunteers. Trained volunteers are also used to assist voluteer community members during times of emergency and disaster. Free volunteer orientation and application is available at For further information please call (916) 993-7070.

If Home is Destroyed in a Disaster
If someone knows for certain the they have lost their home in a disaster, they can call 844-236-0153 any time 24/7 to let American Red Cross know. ARC can open a case file and there may be resources available through ARC to help.