Help Still Available to Oregon Wildfire Survivors

 

LASO Wildfire Disaster Relief Hotline

Legal aid for low-income Oregonians affected by wildfires

 

Want to appeal a FEMA denial letter?

 
 

Free Insurance Help

for people affected by the Oregon wildfires through the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

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LEGAL AID

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/

statewide assistance hotline

LASO Wildfire Disaster Relief Hotline


FEMA

FEMA Appeals


An initial decision letter from FEMA denying assistance is not the last word.

More information

For information about a particular disaster, choose one of these

2020 Oregon Wildfires

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Upcoming Events & Recent News

FEMA Re-engament Programs

If you have already applied for Federal Disaster Assistance with FEMA, but still have questions about your application, HELP IS STILL AVAILABLE! In-person appointments will be available in the following events.

REMINDER: Walk-in appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the event.  Masks or face coverings are required for entry and service.  Sign language and Spanish interpreters available upon request.

Lincoln County

North Lincoln Fire and Rescue District 1, Station 1300 381 N. Old Scenic Hwy 101 Otis, OR 97368

June 18th – June 21st

Friday (18th) & Monday (21st): 9am – 7pm

Saturday (19th) & Sunday (20th): 10am – 8pm

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Español

Lane County

June 25th – June 28th

July 9th – July 12th

Clackamas County

July 16th – July 19th

More information to come for Lane and Clackamas County events.

 

Wildfire Insurance Town Hall flyer

The latest wildfire insurance town hall was held on Thursday, April 29. A recording of it is available on the division’s video page.

The division’s wildfire insurance page has resources and contact information to help answer many of your wildfire insurance questions.

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