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THE 6.6 QUAKE : On the Rebound: A Guide to Recovery and Resources : Where to Get Help : From water and shelter to clothing and counseling, the needs are many. But the community hears the call.

January 23, 1994

* Disaster Hot Line

(800) 525-0321

TDD (800) 660-8005

This number has been set up by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for general information.

* FEMA Telephone Registration Line:

(800) 462-9029

TDD (800) 462-7585

Begins the process of registering for federal aid by telephone. Be prepared to provide your name, address, Social Security number and those of other occupants in the house at the time of quake. Several languages are spoken on both these lines, including Spanish.

* Red Cross hot line

(213) 739-4543

For getting or offering assistance.

* Los Angeles Housing Department

(213) 847-RENT and (800) 994-4444

For assistance on relocation and repairs.

* Los Angeles County Disaster Assistance hot lines

(800) 333-9997 and (800) 224-4766

For any assistance, services or information.

* Structure inspections

All these numbers are in the 213 area code: 237-0920, 237-0921 or 237-1487; 485-1936, 485-1937, 485-1938, 485-7091, 485-7092, 485-8573 or 485-7093. These numbers are also good for people in the 818 and 310 area codes.

* Street lights

If street lights are still out in your area or if lights are damaged, call the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting at (800) 303-5267.

* City hot line

(213) 847-3125


For people who need the assistance of volunteers.

Red Cross shelters can provide food, blankets, some medical care and cots for an overnight stay. The Salvation Army shelters also provide food and a place to stay.

* Red Cross hot line: (213) 739-4543

* Red Cross emergency centers:

* Birmingham High School, 17000 Hayes St., Canoga Park

* Church on the Way, 14434 Sherman Way, Van Nuys

* Canyon High School, 19300 W. Nadal St., Santa Clarita

* Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles

* Glendale Armory, 220 E. Colorado Ave., Glendale

* Granada Hills High School, 10535 Zelzah Ave., Los Angeles

* Hollywood High School, 1521 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles

* Jackie Robinson Center, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena

* Los Angeles Community College, 855 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles

* Manual Arts High School, 4131 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles

* Mason Recreation Center, 10400 Mason Ave., Chatsworth

* McCambridge Recreation Center, 1515 Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank

* Newhall Park Center, Boys and Girls Club, 24909 N. Newhall Ave., Santa Clarita

* New Hall Senior Center, 22900 Market Ave., Santa Clarita

* Piru Elementary School, 3811 E. Center St., Piru

* Royal High School, 1402 Royal Ave., Simi Valley

* San Cayetano Middle School, 514 Mountain View Ave., Fillmore

* San Fernando High School, 11133 O'Melveny Ave., San Fernando

* San Fernando Recreation Center, 208 Park Ave., San Fernando

* Santa Monica Community College, 17th and Pearl streets, Santa Monica

* Saugus High School, 21900 W. Centurion Way, Saugus

* Sepulveda Recreation Center, 8801 Kester Ave., Sepulveda

* Shepherd of the Hills, 19700 Rinaldi St., Porter Ranch

* Sylmar High School, 13050 Borden Ave., Sylmar

* Van Nuys High School, 6525 Cedros Ave., Van Nuys

* Veterans Memorial Building, 511 2nd St., Fillmore

* Wilson Junior High School, 1221 Monterey Road, Glendale

Salvation Army Hot Lines:

* (800) 725-9005

* (213) 380-9729 (Spanish)

This 24-hour hot line is for referrals to shelter and food for quake victims, as well as credit card donations.

Salvation Army shelter locations

* San Fernando Valley Corps, 14917 Victory Blvd., Van Nuys

* L.A. Salvation Army Central, 860 W. 9th St. (Spanish services)

* Burbank Corps, 300 E. Angelino St., Burbank

* Glendale Corps, 320 W. Windsor Road, Glendale

* Hollywood Corps, 5941 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood

* Canoga Park High School, 6850 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park

National Guard

The National Guard has set up tents at six locations, providing shelter for almost 7,000 people:

* Lanark Recreation Center, 21816 Lanark St., Canoga Park (2,500 people)

* Winnetka Recreation Center, 8401 Winnetka, Los Angeles (600 people)

* Valley Plaza Park, 12240 Archwood St., North Hollywood (1,000 people)

* Reseda Park, 18411 Victory Blvd., Reseda (1,000 people)

* Balboa Park, 17015 Burbank Blvd., Encino (1,000 people)

* West Valley Park, 6701 Wilbur St., Reseda (600 people)

* Young Israel of Beverly Hills synagogue

8701 Pico Blvd., east of Robertson Boulevard. Call (310) 275-3020.


Free water is available from 7 a.m. to midnight at the following locations. Recipients must bring their own containers. There is no limit; trucks refill and return to sites throughout the day.

* Canoga Park Elementary School, 7438 Topanga Canyon Road, Canoga Park

* Canoga Park High School, 6850 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park

* Chatsworth Convalescent Home, 10610 Owensmouth Ave., Chatsworth

* Chatsworth High School, 10027 Lurline Ave., Chatsworth

* Cleveland High School, 8140 Vanalden Ave., Reseda

* El Camino Real High School, 5440 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills

* Fillmore High School, 555 Central Ave., Fillmore

* Granada Hills High School, 10535 Zelzah Ave., Granada Hills

* Kennedy High School, 11254 Gothic Ave., Granada Hills

* San Fernando High School, 11133 O'Melveny Ave., San Fernando

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