County to Offer Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM) Services for Camp Fire Survivors

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              

Health Insurance



Durable Medical Equipment   

Legal Referral Services


Senior Services

Financial Assistance   



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.


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