Local Assistance Center Open for Sonoma County Residents Impacted by Fires

Oct 14, 2017

October 14, 2017 at 3:05 PM  

The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa are opening a Local Assistance Center (LAC) in partnership with FEMA and the California Office of Emergency Services (CalEOS) tomorrow morning, Saturday, October 14th and will be open daily for at least two weeks.


Local Assistance Center (LAC) 


Opens at 9:00 AM, last entry at 6:00 PM, daily for at least two weeks


Press Democrat building in downtown Santa Rosa
427 Mendocino Ave. between Ross and 5th Streets

The LAC is a one-stop shop with critical services for residents who have been impacted by the fires. Some of the services include: 

·         FEMA Disaster Recovery Center 

·         Department of Motor Vehicles

·         American Red Cross

·         Small Business Administration

·         HOPE Animal Assistance Crisis Response

·         County Assessor and Tax Collector

·         Child Support Services

·         Housing Assistance

·         Fire & Emergency Services

·         Health & Human Services

·         Building Permitting Agencies 

·         Transportation & Public Works

·         Veteran’s Affairs

Parking is free off of B St. in the city lot. The LAC is also accessible by Sonoma County Transit and City Bus via route 1.  The LAC is just three blocks from the Downtown Transit Mall. The site is wheelchair accessible. Spanish translators and a children’s play area will be available.  

For more information, contact the Sonoma County Community Hotline (707) 565-3856 .