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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.

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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