The Jackson County Community Long-Term Recovery Group provides assistance for damage or loss that is a result of the Almeda or South Obenchain wildfires.
Disaster Case Managers educate all involved communities, identify needed resources, and address diverse needs of the impacted population. Disaster Case Managers listen to, support, investigate, educate, care for, and advocate for affected families throughout their long road to recovery. Disaster Case Managers also develop individual recovery plans to guide affected individuals throughout their recovery process.
JCC LTRG Committees may be able to address one, several, or many, of the following issues based on an individual case and available resources:
- Case management services
- Mental health services
- Outreach services
- Referral to other private and governmental resources
- Temporary rental assistance
- Temporary mortgage assistance
- Temporary utility assistance
Provision or purchase of essential appliances, including refrigerators, freezers, stoves, furnace unit, washers, dryers, microwaves, small appliances
- Provision of essential used furniture and other household goods
- Provision or purchase of essential computer equipment necessary for children’s school or operation of home-based income-producing activity
- Purchase or provision of clothes and new shoes
- Purchase or provision of essential items for children, such as school supplies, bicycles, recreation and sports equipment
- Purchase or provision of essential used automobile necessary for medical transportation, work, school transportation or home-based income-producing activity (not to exceed $9,999.00)
- Purchase or provision of essential equipment for home-based income-producing activity
- Repair to household systems, such as electric, plumbing, heating and cooling
Structural repairs needed to ensure safe, sustainable and stable housing
- Purchase or provision of goods and services necessary for mitigation and prevention of future loss
- Payment of medical expenses not covered by insurance or other sources of reimbursement
- Provision of other essential goods and services necessary for an individual or family’s recovery, not already specified.
- Help with referrals to private and government resources
- Repair or replacement of primary homes
- Repair or replacement of personal property
- Loss of livelihood: tools, equipment
- Temporary housing needs, rental assistance, utility assistance
- Health related issues
- Other compelling needs
- Volunteer resource connections for debris clean up & rebuilding
The JCC LTRG invites primary home owners, renters, mobile home owners, manufactured home owners, RV owners and undocumented residents of Jackson County that were impacted by the 2020 wildfires to contact us to discuss options and resources. We also welcome donations and volunteers.
For more information, visit us online at JCCLTRG.org.