The emotional toll of a disaster from loss of a business, home, school, job, personal property or loved ones can be devastating.  You may need help from one of the many human service agencies such as the Department of Public Social services and the Department of Mental Health to begin recovery.

In LA County you can dial 2-1-1 or visit the website for information and referrals to over 28,000 agencies and organizations that provide such as food, water and shelter after disasters.  This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is TTY accessible.


American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has nine chapters that provide services to LA County.

National Website


Red Cross Antelope Valley Chapter Red Cross Arcadia Chapter
(661) 267-0650 (626) 447-2193
Red Cross Claremont Chapter Red Cross Glendale Crescenta Valley Chapter
(909) 624-0074 (818) 243-3121
Red Cross Greater Long Beach Chapter Red Cross Greater Los Angeles Chapter
(562) 595-6341 (888) 864-3575
Red Cross San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter Red Cross Rio Hondo Center
(626) 799-0841 (562) 945-3944
Red Cross Santa Monica Chapter
(310) 394-3773