CZU Fire Support Resources
Resources available to Santa Cruz County residents of the wildfire.
Do you need assistance in recovering from the CZU Fire? Email [email protected] to connect with a disaster case manager. Please provide your name, disaster-impacted address and best way to reach you.
Three local organizations – Catholic Charities, Community Bridges: Mountain Community Resources and Davenport Resource Center – are collaboratively working to help disaster survivors and their families by connecting them to available community resources, identifying household needs and program eligibility, assisting with advocacy and appeals, creating attainable recovery plans and identifying construction and repair resources for damaged or destroyed property.
Crisis Counseling Program
Anyone impacted by wildfires in Santa Cruz County can receive free referral support, group support, and one-on-one crisis intervention by reaching out to [email protected]. Peer workshop appointments are available.
RCD Chipping Services
The Resource Conservation District offers chipping services to landowners who clear 100 feet of defensible space around their homes and private roads, as recommended by CalFire, to improve fire safety. Sign ups open May 1 and is first come, first served. Chipping takes place annually May-July and will be scheduled by neighborhood. Please visit the program web page to learn more and register: https://chipping.rcdsantacruz.org/