Resources for Businesses Impacted

Low-Interest/Forgivable Disaster Loans

Owners of local businesses and startups affected by the Oak fire may qualify for business assistance and microenterprise loans. The checklist and application are available by calling Tara Schiff at 209-966-7990 or clicking here

Disaster Loan Guarantees

Disaster loan guarantees for businesses impacted by the Oak Fire are being offered by Valley Small Business Development Center. For more information on how this opportunity might benefit your business, contact loan officer Tim Rodriguez at 559-438-9680.

Tool/Equipment Replacement

Licensed contractors who have lost their tools or equipment in the Oak Fire can receive help with tool replacement. For more information, contact Tara Schiff at 209-966-7990. 

Resources for Vineyards Post-Fire

To learn more about the smoke impacts on vineyards and post-fire recovery, click here

Resources for Livestock Post-Fire

To learn more about grazing and the overall health of livestock following a fire, click here.

Mother Lode Job Training Resources

Mother Lode Job Training has a variety of supports for Oak Fire Survivors. 

  • Did you, your spouse, or a family member providing for you, lose employment?
  • Do you have a small business that lost tools and are unable to return to work?
  • Did you become underemployed or have to take a job with lower paying age, reduced hours, or in a less-desired industry?

If any of these were a direct result of the Oak Fire, click here, call Mother Lode Job Training at 1-209-966-3643 or email to learn what resources may be available to you!

Vital Documents Recovery

Income Tax Records

To obtain income tax records, contact your accountant or tax filing agency. The IRS Tax Assistance Center can assist by appointment and can be contacted at 1-559-443-7741. 

Titles of Deeds

Deeds need to be requested in person at the Mariposa County Assessor/Recorder's office located at 4982 10th Street Mariposa CA.