California Contractors State License Board
(800) 321-CSLB (2752)
Information on how to check the license of contractors and guidance on building after a natural disaster.
How to Hire a Contractor (Video)
California Department of Housing and Community Development
(916) 255-2501 permits
(800) 952-8356 registration and titling
Can assist with manufactured housing questions, including repairs, installation and/or registration and titling.
California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Forms to assist in replacing documents, such as driver licenses, identification cards, vehicle registration, and certificates of title lost to disaster.
California Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Services for those with CALVET loans who have suffered damage caused by a disaster. Evacuation reimbursements, replacement of records and documents.
California Employment Development Department (EDD)
(800) 300-5616 (unemployment insurance benefit claims)
(888) 745-3886 (assistance for employers)
Employment services for job seekers and employers. Unemployment benefits for qualified workers who lose their job due to no fault of their own, such as disaster. Employers affected by a state of emergency may request a 60-day extension to file state payroll taxes without penalties or interest.
Internal Revenue Service
For information on Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Losses and other questions regarding Federal income and payroll taxes.
Senator Dianne Feinstein
Help with issues with any federal agencies; for example, passports, Social Security checks lost or damaged, etc.
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Information on applying for Social Security benefits, survivor benefits, expediting delivery of check due to disaster, and replacement of lost social security cards.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Information about VA death benefits, pension, insurance settlements, or other information related to VA.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program
14085 Lakeshore Drive #4, Clearlake, CA 95422
Helps low income to moderate income pregnant women, new mothers, babies and young children with vouchers for healthy and nutritious food.