- Emergency Assistance
Check this page frequently for upcoming events and services.
Jewish Family and Children’s Services in Sonoma County is open for all who have been affected by the fires and are in need of recovery assistance. Our expert case managers and clinicians are working directly with individuals in need of trauma support and counseling, short-term loans, gift cards, transportation, and skilled technical assistance and advocacy with filing of insurance claims.
HOW TO GET HELP
Contact JFCS for help at 707-303-1500 or email email@example.com.
JFCS’ Santa Rosa office is open at 1360 N. Dutton Avenue, Suite C, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Please drop-in if you have questions or need assistance.
REJEWVENATE – A DAY OF HEALING, DECEMBER 3
You’re invited to an afternoon at Shomrei Torah filled with community, healing, reflection, and fun interactive workshops. Separate tracks for adults and kids!
Sunday, December 3, 11:30 am – 3:00 pm; a free lunch will be provided.
RSVP to the office of Shomrei Torah at 707-578-5519 or email: Denise@cstsr.org.
FIRE RECOVERY WORKSHOPS!
UNDERSTANDING YOUR PROPERTY INSURANCE
Come to a free insurance workshop led by award-winning attorney, Scott Glovsky, APC. Scott has a wealth of experience working with insurance companies and he will cover a variety of topics important to homeowners who have lost their properties in the wildfires.
Dates/Times (choose one):
• Thursday, Dec. 7, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
• Thursday, Dec. 7, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
• Friday, Dec. 8, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
• Wednesday, Dec. 13, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
• Wednesday, Dec. 13, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
• Thursday, Dec. 14, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Space is limited to 10 participants per session! Find out more and register here >
Scott is also available for 30-minute free private consultations. Please contact the JFCS’ Santa Rosa office to schedule your appointment at (707) 303-1510.
10 TIPS TO START YOUR RECOVERY
This can be a very overwhelming time. If you have lost your home or business find out the things that are most important to focus on right now. Read the tips >
APPLY FOR DISASTER RELIEF & PROPERTY TAX RELIEF
It is not too early to apply for disaster relief. Call (800) 621-FEMA or register online >
Learn about property tax relief from the California State Board of Equalization >
RESOURCES TO HELP FAMILIES OF YOUNG CHILDREN COPE DURING DISASTERS, AND TRAUMATIC EVENTS
JFCS HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE
Help make the holidays bright for children affected by the North Bay fires and for low-income families. Give new toys for children of all ages, gift card and wrapping paper. Find out where to drop off your gifts and more information here >
LONG TERM HOUSING
Many people displaced by the fire are beginning the search for a home or apartment in the Bay Area to rent. Given the tight rental market, this is a huge challenge. If you can offer longer-term housing or rentals available email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DONATE & VOLUNTEER
With years of recovery and rebuilding ahead we expect needs of the community to grow. If the fires did not personally affect your home or business, consider contributing to the long-term recovery of your neighbors. Donate here > Or call 415-449-1256 to contribute via phone.
Interested in volunteering your time and expertise? Please contact Barbara Tobin at BarbaraT@jfcs.org to let her know you’d like to help.