BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM) services are now available for those affected by the Camp Fire. Through a partnership with the Administration for Children and Families, Case Managers are available to support and assist survivors with disaster-related unmet needs through a variety of resources and agency partnerships.
Case Managers can assist with the following:
· Assessment of client disaster-related unmet needs
· Guidance on access to the FEMA appeals process
· Assistance with determining eligibility for Small Business Association (SBA) low-interest residential and/or small business loans and support
· Developing a personal disaster recovery plan
· Connecting with necessary resources such as:
Behavior Health Services
Furniture and Appliances
Child and Youth Services
Durable Medical Equipment
Legal Referral Services
Case Management services are located at:
Butte County Employment Center
24455 Carmichael Dr., Chico, CA 95928.
Hours of Operation: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Days of Operation: Monday – Friday
Camp Fire survivors can also call 2-1-1 in Butte County to learn about resources.
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM) Program supports states, tribes, and territories, local and non-profit organization by providing disaster case management (DCM) services to individuals and families impacted by a disaster. The goals of IDCM are to:
· Assess individual and family disaster-caused unmet needs, develop a recovery plan, and link disaster survivors to resources and programs that will promoted a more rapid and equitable recovery.
· Build and strengthen local disaster case management infrastructure by providing disaster case management training.