Local Assistance Center Opened in Sylmar to Support Saddleridge Fire Survivors


The City of Los Angeles, in partnership with the County of Los Angeles, the State of California and other entities, on October 17 opened a Local Assistance Center (LAC) at the Sylmar Recreation Center
to assist survivors of the Saddleridge Fire.

LAC Location
Sylmar Recreation Center
13109 Borden Ave
Sylmar, CA 91342

LAC Dates/Time of Operation
Friday, October 18, 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 19 – Sunday, October 20, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday, October 21 – Friday, October 25, 9:30 am – 7:00 pm

This resource center will serve as a one-stop source of disaster recovery information including:

  • Replacing records lost during the fire
  • ​Filing insurance claims
  • Applying for disaster assistance
  • Information on property cleanup, repair and rebuilding
  • Public and community resources for disaster recovery

For more information, please download the press release.

The following is a brief list of participating Federal, State, County and City departments, agencies and non-profit organizations invited to be on-site at the LAC:

Recreation and Parks
Department on Disability
City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department
Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD)
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
Office of the Mayor
Mayor’s Crisis Response Team
Council District 5
Council District 6
Council District 7
Council District 11
Los Angeles Public Works; Sanitation. Bureau of Engineering. Street Services
Department of Water and Power
Animal Services
Building and Safety
Economic & Workforce Development Department

Department of Public Health
Department of Mental Health
Department of Public Works
211 LA County
Consumer Affairs
Office of the Assessor
Veterans Affairs
Office of Emergency Management
Animal Care

California Department of Insurance
California Office of Emergency Services
United States Small Business Administration (SBA)
Employee Development Department (EDD)
Contractor’s License Board
Franchise Tax Board
Department of Motor Vehicles
Tax and Fee Administration
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

NGOs & Other
American Red Cross
Salvation Army
Tzu Chi Foundation
Disabled American Veterans
SoCal Edison
State Farm Insurance

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