Local Assistance Center to open for Trinity County residents affected by August Complex

A Local Assistance Center for Trinity County residents affected by the August Complex Fire will open on Thursday, Oct. 29.

Posted: Oct 26, 2020 4:52 PM
Updated: Oct 27, 2020 3:41 PM

TRINITY COUNTY, Calif. – Trinity County residents affected by the August Complex Fire will soon be able to access recovery services and resources at a Local Assistance Center (LAC).

The August Complex has burned 1,032,648 acres and 93% contained. The fires within the Complex ignited on August 16 and 17.

The LAC will open Thursday, Oct. 29 at the Ruth Lake Community Hall at 591 Van Duzen Road., Mad River, CA 95526. It will be open through Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Trinity County Environmental Health will be at the LAC on Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. to provide information on the debris removal process and answer questions.

To help prevent the spread of Covid-19, all visitors must wear face coverings and practice social distancing. Visitors can also call 530-623-8223 or Click Here for information on disaster recovery.

Below is a list of agencies that will be present at the LAC:

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • California Department of Insurance (CDI)
  • Employment Development Department (EDD)
  • California Department of Public Health - Vital Records (CDPH)
  • California Department of Social Services (CDSS)
  • American Red Cross
  • Trinity County Health and Human Services - CalFresh
  • Trinity County Assessor/Clerk/Recorder/Elections (10/30, 11/2)
  • Lions Club (10/29, 11/1)
  • Trinity County Environmental Health (10/29)
  • The following agencies will have information available:
  • California Department of Tax & Fee Admin. (CDTFA)
  • Franchise Tax Board (FTB)
  • Contractors State Licensing Board (CSLB)
  • California Department of Veteran Affairs (CalVet)
  • Housing and Community Development (HCD)
  • California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • Trinity County Behavioral Health Services
  • Trinity County Department of Agriculture
  • USDA Farm Service Agency
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance

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