Find Local Assistance

If you have experienced a disaster, such as a home fire and are seeking emergency assistance for your immediate needs, please do the following:

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Call our local Disaster Action Team

If you are currently displaced and need immediate help, please call our local Disaster Action Team, you can page them by calling 1-877-802-0200, when prompted please enter a return phone number followed by the # sign. You will then be contacted within 10 minutes.

Traverse City Red Cross Seeking Shelter Information

Seeking Shelter Information

If you are seeking sheltering information related to a recent local emergency, such as a widespread power outage or flood, please call our local chapter at 231-947-7286 for more information or for a list of local shelters that are currently open. You can also visit our Facebook page for up to date sheltering info once emergency shelters have been opened

Traverse City Red Cross Immediate Help

Need Immediate Help

If you are stranded and need immediate help, please call 911. In the event of a local emergency, please tune in to our local emergency broadcast radio stations 103.5 FM and 580 AM to stay informed as conditions evolve and shelters open.

Traverse City Red Cross, Service to Armed Forces

Service to Armed Forces Need

If you are seeking Help with a Service to Armed Forces Case or other Military related services, please call 877-272-7337.

Traverse City Red Cross, 211 for additional needs

For Additional Needs

For Additional Needs, you can find Local Resources on our Community 211 website at