The Northern Arizona Chapter of the American Red Cross and a number of state, county and local agencies and organizations have opened an Individual Assistance Service Center (“IASC”) and is urging those affected by the Tinder Fire to contact the Red Cross at 800-842-7349 or visit the IASC to open a case.
The assistance center is located at the Blue Ridge Community Church, 5023 Enchanted Gardens Lane in Happy Jack and will be open as follows:
Friday, May 4th, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th, and Monday 7th, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Caseworkers trained in disaster recovery will be available at the IASC to provide assistance to those in need. Community as well as government partners will be represented at the IASC providing Spiritual Care, Disaster Mental Health, clean-up and recovery services.
Emergency supplies including clean-up kits (general household clean-up supplies), comfort kits (basic personal hygiene supplies), and snacks will be distributed to clients at the IASC and through mobile distribution.
The Red Cross shelter located at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort (22181 Resort Blvd., Flagstaff, AZ 86004) is now closed.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.