Were you impacted by Oregon’s 2020 wildfires?
Were you denied FEMA assistance? Do you need help with a FEMA appeal?
Do you need help with another legal issue related to the wildfires?
Oregon’s legal aid offices – through the Oregon Law Center, Legal Aid Services of Oregon, and the Center for NonProfit Legal Services, Inc. – provide free civil legal services to low-income and elderly Oregonians in all 36 Oregon counties in 17 communities. Legal aid prioritizes civil needs involving food, shelter, medical care, income maintenance, and physical safety.
Legal Aid Services of Oregon’s Disaster Relief Program assists low-income Oregonians who were impacted by the 2020 wildfires. We provide free legal assistance on many wildfire-related legal issues, including denials of FEMA assistance.
To find out if you qualify for our services, please call our Wildfire Disaster Relief Hotline: (844) 944-2428. Our hours of operation are: Monday through Thursday (9AM to 4PM) and Friday (9AM to 11:30AM). Spanish speaking staff is available.
If you do not qualify for legal aid assistance, you may seek free legal advice and help with your FEMA appeal through the Oregon State Bar’s Disaster Legal Assistance Hotline: (800) 452-7636 or (503) 684-3763. You can also visit https://www.osbar.org/public/