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Emergency Disaster Assistance

Are you prepared?

Are you prepared for a natural disaster?  Emergency preparedness simplifies decision making helps reduce fear, stress, and anxiety in the event of a natural disaster.

  • Make an emergency plan
  • Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, and first aid supplies.
  • Familiarize yourself with local emergency plans.
  • Turn on your TV/radio. You’ll get the latest weather updates and emergency instructions.
  • Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the route to take and have plan of where you will go.
  • Check-in with your friends and family.
  • Keep your car fueled, in good condition, and stocked with emergency supplies and a change of clothes.

Are you affected?

If you are affected (i.e., evacuated or suffered loss of property) by a natural disaster such as wildfires, floods, earthquakes…

  • Notify your command. If you are evacuated, provide a current location
  • Contact the nearest Family Readiness Center for resources and financial assistance
  • Contact your insurance provider is you have been displaced or have damaged/lost property
  • Apply online for FEMA assistance or Apply/check your status by phone at 1-800-621-3362.

Essential Services

  • ID Cards and DEERS Enrollment
  • TRICARE Resource and Referral
  • Legal Resource and Referral
  • Financial Resource and Referral
  • Crisis Intervention and Referral
  • Employment Resource and Referral
  • Community Information and Outreach
  • Add many other services….Just Ask!

Contact Us

California National Guard
Family Programs

9800 Goethe Road, Box 54
Sacramento, California 95827-9101

Service Members and families who need assistance may call the nearest Family Readiness Center during duty hours or the 24/7 Service Member and Family Assistance Helpline at 1-800-449-9662.

To ask us questions, submit the Family Programs Contact Us Request Form.  

Family Program Readiness Centers

Family Readiness Centers are available to provide assistance and resources when the need arises.

Points of Contact - Family Readiness Centers (Army)
State Family Program Director
Jennifer Lucero
9800 Goethe Rd, Sacramento, CA 95827
Office: 916-854-3046
Cell: 916-798-1101
jennifer.s.lucero.civ@mail.mil
Lead Soldier & Family Readiness Specialist
Mandy Hayes
9800 Goethe Rd, Sacramento, CA 95827
Office: 916-854-3070
Cell: 916-472-1020
mandy.l.hayes2.civ@mail.mil
Lead Soldier & Family Readiness Specialist
Rich Panzarino
9800 Goethe Rd, Sacramento, CA 95827
Office/Cell: 916-216-4463
richard.j.panzarino.civ@mail.mil
Azusa
Jessica Najera-McFarland
1351 W Sierra Madre Ave., Azusa, CA 91702
Office: 626-633-8127
jessica.m.najera-mcfarland.civ@mail.mil
Bakersfield
Alejandra Cruz
2800 Gateway Ave Bakersfield, CA 93307
Office: 661-831-9380 x4
Cell: 559-994-6102
alejandra.m.cruz.civ@mail.mil
Bell
Omar Leyva
5631 Rickenbacker Rd Ste 1204, Bell, CA 90201
Office: 323-262-8444 x1
Cell: 562-254-6916
omar.h.leyva.civ@mail.mil
Camp Roberts
Jennifer Shafer
Hwy 101 Bldg 6038, Camp Roberts, CA 93451
Office: 805-238-8310
Cell: 805-896-4029
jennifer.e.shafer2.civ@mail.mil
Chico
TJ McClurg
2415 Tom Polk Ave, Chico, CA 95926
Office: 530-891-2715
Cell: 530-513-0478
timothy.j.mcclurg.civ@mail.mil
Fairfield
Sandy Dawkins
510 Parker Rd, Fairfield, CA 94533
Office: 707-437-3811 x9
Cell: 916-201-8927
sanford.l.dawkins.civ@mail.mil
Fresno
Gia Smith
5575 E Airways Blvd, Rm 152, Fresno, CA 93727
Office: 559-347-5816
Cell: 559-217-9976
gia.d.smith.civ@mail.mil
Long Beach
Mark Matthews
2200 Redondo Ave, Long Beach, CA 90822
Office: 562-594-1531
Cell: 916-804-5645
mark.a.matthews1.civ@mail.mil
Los Alamitos (Front Gate)
Cara Borm
11206 Lexington Dr, Bldg 244, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Office: 562-936-1793
Cell: 562-370-7680
cara.m.borm.civ@mail.mil
Los Alamitos (40th ID HQ’s)
Gerald James
11300 Lexington Ct Bldg. 1000, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Office: 562-795-2448
gerald.m.james.civ@mail.mil
March ARB
Deborah Burrow
14941 Riverside Drive March ARB, CA 92518
Office: 951-653-6792 x6
Cell: 818-383-8643
deborah.a.burrow2@civ@mail.mil
Modesto
Isadora Pacheco Marks
933 Kansas Ave, Modesto CA 95351
Office: 209-550-0639 x7
isadora.d.pachecomarks.civ@mail.mil
National City
Isaac Avila
303 Palm Ave, National City, CA 91950
Office: 858-573-7233
Cell: 858-354-2857
isaac.t.avila.civ@mail.mil
Roseville
Michael Rose
70 Corporation Yard Road, Roseville CA 95678
Office: 916-854-1393
Cell: 916-416-8320
michael.j.rose46.civ@mail.mil
Sacramento (Okinawa)
Jonah Michael Johnson
8450 Okinawa St, Sacramento CA, 95828
Office: 916-854-1288
Cell: 916-205-3163
jonahmichael.l.johnson.civ@mail.mil
San Diego
Roy Wise
7401 Mesa College Dr, San Diego, CA 92111
Office: 858-573-7074
Cell: 619-405-7190
roy.d.wise.civ@mail.mil
Seaside
Terri Sykes
140 Colonel Durham St. Seaside, CA 93955
Office: 831-393-8412
terri.l.sykes4.civ@mail.mil
Stockton
Tandi De La Fuente
8010 S. Airport Way, Stockton, CA 95206
Office: 209-983-5350
Cell: 831-242-1218
tandi.n.delafuente.civ@mail.mil
Van Nuys
Suraya Duran
17330 Victory Blvd Van Nuys, CA 91406
Cell: 916-803-2903
suraya.m.duran.civ@mail.mil
Ventura
Christina McMann-Gonzalez
1270 Arundell Ave, Ventura, CA 93003
Office: 805-654-4213
Cell: 805-431-3866
christina.m.mcmanngonzalez.civ@mail.mil
Walnut Creek
Braulio Mendieta
1800 Carmel Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Office: 925-934-6874 x2
Cell: 707-580-3319
braulio.a.mendieta.civ@mail.mil

Points of Contact - Airman and Family Readiness Programs (Air)
State Family Program Director
Jennifer Lucero
9800 Goethe Rd, Sacramento, CA 95827
Office: 916-854-3046
Cell: 916-798-1101
jennifer.s.lucero.civ@mail.mil
Port Hueneme
146th Air Wing - Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager
Julie Morency
100 Mulcahey Dr, Port Hueneme, CA 93041
Office:(805)986-7468
Cell: (805)320-3192
julie.morency@us.af.mil
March ARB
163rd Air Wing - Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager
Emerald Diehl
1560 Graeber Street, Building 2273, March ARB, CA 92518
Office: 951-655-2545
Cell: 951-419-1566
emerald.diehl@us.af.mil
Fresno
144th Fighter Wing - Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager
Dorene Vierra
5323 E. McKinley Ave, Fresno, CA 93727
Office: 559-454-5383
Cell: 559-530-7807
dorene.a.vierra.civ@mail.mil
Moffett Air National Guard Base
129th Rescue Wing - Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager
Carolann Wunderlin
129th Civil Engineering, Building 683 Santos Road,
Moffett Air National Guard Base, CA
Office: 650-603-9118
carolann.wunderlin@us.af.mil