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Flood Relief in San Diego County

Important information and resources
for flood conditions in San Diego County

 

About Disaster CalFresh 

  • Disaster CalFresh provides temporary food assistance to people recovering from natural disasters like the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides in San Diego.  
  • People who qualify for Disaster CalFresh are issued a debit card with a minimum of $291 that can be used to buy food. 
  • Disaster CalFresh benefits are for people living or working in impacted counties on January 21, 2024  who experienced one of the following:
    • Lost wages or income because of the natural disaster, or
    • Had their home or place of employment damaged, or
    • Have disaster-related costs (including lost food, evacuation expenses), or
    • Cannot access savings or checking accounts. 
  • Disaster CalFresh is being implemented in
    • San Diego
  • College students could be eligible.
  • No social security number is required. 
  • There is a short application window. In order to get Disaster CalFresh, people must apply by Friday, March 15th.

 

Apply for Disaster CalFresh

  • People can apply for Disaster CalFresh by phone, online or in-person by Friday, March 15th
    • Pre-registration online from March 5th-March 6th: www.BenefitsCal.com
    • D-Cal application online during the work week from March 7th-March 15th
    • In-person or via phone during the work week from March 7th-March 15th
  • People who have been evacuated or displaced to other counties can apply for Disaster CalFresh without having to return to their home county.

 

Designated D-Cal Application Sites

  • 1255 Imperial Avenue, 5th Floor San Diego, CA 92101 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 220 S. First Street El Cajon, CA 92019 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 7065 Broadway Lemon Grove, CA 91945 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 1130 10th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 5055 Ruffin Road San Diego, CA 92123 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 3708 Ocean Ranch Blvd Oceanside, CA 92056 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 649 West Mission Avenue #3 Escondido, CA 92025 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 690 Oxford Street Chula Vista, CA 91911 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 5101 Market Street San Diego, CA 92114 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • 401 Mile of Cars National City, CA 91950 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm

 


 

 

 

UPDATE: THE LOCAL ASSISTANCE CENTER WILL OPEN THROUGH SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2024

 

Mountain View Community Rec. Center (641 South Boundary St.) 

Hours:

✔️ Fri., Feb. 9, 10 - 7 pm

✔️ Sat. & Sun, Feb. 10 &11, 10 am to 2 pm


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Road closures

City of San Diego:

As of 7 p.m. on Wednesday, the following roads in San Diego are closed, according to the city's website:

Southcrest

  • Vesta Street between Birch Street and Acacia Street
  • Delta Street at Acacia Street
  • Gamma Street between South 38th Street and South 39th Street
  • South 37th Street between Acacia Grove Way and Boston Avenue
  • South 38th Street between Acacia Street and Boston Avenue
  • Acacia Grove Way at Silktree Terrace
  • Z Street at 39th Street

All areas northwest of these closures will be inaccessible by vehicle, Officer Darius Jamsetjee with the San Diego Police Department said.

Encanto

  • The following roads are closed between Akins and Brooklyn Avenues: Iona Drive, 60th Street, 61st Street, 62nd Street, 63rd Street, Stork Street, 64th Street, 65th Street, 66th Street, 67th Street and 68th Street
  • Akins Avenue between Iona Drive and San Altos Place
  • 68th and 69th Streets between Madrone and Imperial Avenues
  • Jamacha Road between 68th and Flicker Streets
  • Pidgeon Street between Lisbon Street and Imperial Avenue

All areas between Akins and Brooklyn from Iona to Broadway will be inaccessible by vehicle, according to Jamsetjee.

San Diego River Crossing Status

  • Riverwalk between Avenida del Rio and Hazard Center Drive
  • Avenida del Rio between Riverwalk and Camino de la Reina
  • Fashion Valley Road between Riverwalk and Camino de la Reina
  • Camino de la Reina between Avenida del Rio and Camino de la Siesta

Local Assistance Center

Those impacted by the storm can also get support and resources at the County Local Assistance Center opening Sunday, January, 28, 2024 at the Spring Valley Library located at 836 Kempton Street. Flood victims can walk in without an appointment from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The center will act as a one-stop shop for residents who need information on how to recover from the damaging storms.

State Agencies On Site will include :

  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • Franchise Tax Board (FTB)
  • California Department of Insurance (CDI)
  • Contractors State License Board (CSLB)
  • Employment Development Department (EDD)
  • Department of Housing & Community Development (HCD)
  • California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA)

Damage Assessment Survey Link to determine eligibility for state and federal assistance: 

https://crisistrack.juvare.com/public/sandiegoCA/request.html


Legal Aid Society San Diego
FLOOD RELATED DAMAGE TO RESIDENTIAL RENTAL HOUSING - WHAT TENANTS AND LANDLORDS NEED TO KNOW:

https://www.lassd.org/.../FAQ-Flood-Damage-FINAL-1.25.24.pdf


Free Vehicle Removal and Recycling Available for Unincorporated Area Residents Impacted by Storm

County residents in the unincorporated area whose vehicles were impacted by the Jan. 22 storm and flooding can have their vehicles recycled for free.

The vehicle abatement program offers free removal and recycling of storm-damaged vehicles. The program does not provide towing of stranded vehicles from one location to another.

If you have a storm-damaged vehicle and would like the County to recycle the vehicle at no cost to you, please contact Gerardo Vargas at 619-507-2129 or by email at Gerardo.Vargas@sdcounty.ca.gov.

If your vehicle was damaged during the storm and you are seeking repairs, contact your insurance provider to check your coverage.


California Department of Insurance Information

Remember, your safety is a top priority. Stay informed, take necessary precautions, and utilize these resources to navigate through these challenging times. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the recent flooding, contact my district office at (619) 465-7903.


Volunteer Opportunities:

 

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