Resource Center Opening for People Affected by Recent DeKalb Fires
July 12, 2019
The American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois in collaboration with the Family Service Agency will host a resource center tomorrow, July 13 for people impacted by the recent fires at 930 Greenbrier Rd and 808 Ridge Drive.
The location of the resource center will be at the DeKalb Community Center located at 330 Grove Street in DeKalb. Community agencies will be providing assistance and information from 10AM-2PM. Snacks and refreshments will be provided and proof of residency will be required.
The Red Cross and local partners will be providing mental health services, housing information and other available resources to help the people and families going through this difficult time.
About the American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois:
The American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois serves 700,000 people in 10 counties including Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit us at www.redcross.org/Il/Rockford or visit us on Twitter @ChicagoRedCross.