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Posted on: January 10, 2023

2022/23 California Natural Disaster Assistance

The Wiyot Tribe Health & Human Services Department has a new page with tips, programs and referral programs to help you and your household before, during and after a disaster.

Also, due to the December 2022 Rio Dell earthquake and the January 2023 California cyclone, there are two programs which can offer financial support for those impacted by these natural disasters.

NCIDC Emergency Assistance

In response to the 2022 December Rio Dell earthquake and the January 2023 California cyclone, Northern California Indian Development Council (NCIDC) announced financial assistance to help income-eligible American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian households in California with the cost for small repairs, food assistance, temporary shelter, and similar health and safety-related issues. Click on the link for more information and their application.

NCIDC Offers Emergency Assistance | NCIDC

Wiyot Tribe 2022/23 Winter Natural Disaster Support

For other Wiyot families who do not otherwise qualify for NCIDC's income-based emergency assistance, we have a $125.00 per household to help up to 40 Wiyot families with needs directly related to the 2022 December Rio Dell earthquake and the January 2023 California cyclone.

Complete the application and return to the Health & Human Services Department, 1000 Wiyot Dr, Loleta, CA 95551, fax 707-733-5601, or call Peggy or Brian for assistance at 707-733-5055.

2022/23 Winter Natural Disaster Support Application

Contact Social Work Advocates Peggy Orcutt or Brian Bolden for more information or other social service needs.

Wiyot Tribe HHS Dept Natural Disaster Assistance
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