The Northern California Indian Development Council (NCIDC) CSBG Emergency Services

By: Lisa | January 13 2022

Butte County Residents 

The Northern California Indian Development Council (NCIDC) is pleased to announce that they will be providing the following services to qualified native households within Butte County at their Oroville office location: 145 Alverda Drive, Oroville, CA 95966 • 530-693-3236. Staff members are Alicia Edwards, Case Manager, email:, and Joyce Jones, Eastern Regional Manager, 530-842-6157, email: 

In order to expedite your application for emergency assistance, they ask that you complete there NCIDC Intake Form online at in its entirety, and attach all of the required documentation-documents with your online application. 
However, they will be temporarily restricting public access to all of their offices in the interest of preserving the health of both our clients and staff members. Staff will work with clients over the phone and through email and only conduct in-person intakes as needed on a case-by-case basis. Please DO NOT go to their office without an appointment.

The following programs are available at the Oroville NCIDC office:
CSBG Emergency Services 
CSBG assistance is limited to those in need of emergency/supportive services when no other service is available. 
Types of Emergency Assistance:
• Housing assistance provided for relocation or eviction prevention.
• Utility assistance provided for disconnection prevention, or service reconnection, or for the purchase of wood or heating fuel.
• Nutrition assistance provided for limited food resources.
• Supportive services provided for vocational education and employment.

CARES-COVID-19 Emergency Services 

NCIDC is committed to giving any support we can in this time of crisis so we will continue our work providing services to eligible low-income Native Americans (this can include emergency rental assistance, food costs, cleaning supplies, and other emergency expenses). We are also working on setting up employment assistance for those of you who were laid off due to COVID-19.

Fire Victim Relief Fund 

This Foundation-funded program is to provide nominal monetary support for households that have been victims of the wild fires and their home was burned and have no other resources available to them at this time. Assistance will be limited to those household that are not already receiving significant financial assistance from tribal governments and/or agencies for fire disaster assistance.

Please contact the Oroville, CA office at: 530-693-3236
Or visit their website at:

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