Trinity County Offers Local Assistance Center to Help Victims of July Lightning Fires

Press release from the County of Trinity:
Trinity County Health and Human Services

Trinity County residents impacted by the July 2021 Lightning Fires can get help at a Local Assistance Center (LAC) in Weaverville beginning on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Services available include document replacement, financial assistance, navigating insurance claims, debris removal, and mental health services. Local, state, and federal agencies, as well as community organizations, will be available to answer questions, refer residents to recovery resources, and provide financial and other assistance.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, all visitors must wear facial coverings and practice social distancing.

The Local Assistance Center will be located at the Veterans Memorial Hall at 109 Memorial Drive in Weaverville. Hours of operation will be September 29th – October 3rd from 11:00 AM – 7:00PM.

The list of agencies/organizations that will participate in the LAC is still being determined, but is expected to include:

    • Federal Emergency Management Agency
    • Small Business Administration
    • Department of Motor Vehicles
    • California Department of Public Health
    • California Department of Social Services
    • Trinity County Health and Human Services
    • American Red Cross
    • Salvation Army
    • United Way of Northern California
    • USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service
    • Lions Club
    • Trinity County Environmental Health

For a current list of agencies/organizations participating in the LAC, as well as up to date information and resources, go to, email [email protected], or call 530-623-8223.



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