1306 Main St. STE 103

Ramona, CA 92065

Office: 760-789-1311

RCCStaff@RamonaChamber.com

Business Hours

Weekdays 10 a.m. - 4p.m.

Community Resources

FIRE/DISASTER & EMERGENCY INFORMATION

  • Ramona West End Fire Safe Council – website (includes downloadable/printable PDFs of the extremely helpful Ramona Fire Go to Guide for Fire & Disaster and the Ramona Evacuation Map)
  • Watch Duty provides real-time push notifications about wildfires in California. It is operated by experienced fire reporters and other collaborators who monitor radio scanners and other data sources 24 hours a day – website (Android & Apple apps available too)
  • Text to 9-1-1 is  available in San Diego County. Call if you can; text ONLY if you can’t – website 
  • San Diego County Sheriff’s Department – Ramona Substationwebsite
  • Helicopter Announcements – Call or text “Hello” to (858) 866-HELO (4356) to receive helicopter messages straight to your phone – website
  • Dialing or Texting “988” will connect people in distress to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. For more info & resources visit 988lifeline.org.
  • San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E):
FOOD RESOURCES
  • Vista Hill Smart Care, Ramona (resource guide & monthly calendar of food resources) – website
  • First Congregational Church of Ramona (food distribution on the second Friday of the month) website / Facebook        
  • SOWED in Ramona (food distribution at Calvary Chapel Ramona every other Saturday website / Facebook
  • Ramona Food & Clothes Closet Mobile Pantry (Feeding America San Diego mobile pantry every third Friday of the month; plus, pantry in store: Mon-Fri 9:30am-5pm) – website / Facebook
  • Mountain View Community Church/Feeding San Diego (food distribution on the fourth Thursday of the month, RSVP required – websiteFacebook
  • Feeding San Diego’s School Pantry Program (food distribution at the Ramona Library, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, June-September 2022) – website 
  • San Diego Food Bank website / Facebook    
  • San Diego Hunger Coalition website / Facebook
  • CalFresh – supplemental nutrition program for families and individuals who meet certain income guidelines – website or call 2-1-1.
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) – website 
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – website
  • Tips for Finding Infant Formula (CA Dept of Public Health) website

PET FOOD ASSISTANCE

  • Helen Woodward Animal Center’s AniMeals programwebsite
  • San Diego Humane Society Pet Food Assistancewebsite

OTHER RAMONA RESOURCES     

COUNTY RESOURCES

  • 2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more – website
  • Cool Zones – The two designated Cool Zones in Ramona are the Ramona Community Library (Mon-Sat) and the Ramona Senior Center (Mon-Fri). This program also offers free fans and transportation for qualified persons – website
  • If you find a lost pet in the unincorporated area of the County, call County Animal Services’ 24-hour emergency dispatch number (619) 236-2341. If you lost your pet, check the lost and found page online – website
  • Planning & Development Services/Ramona: website
  • Report road-related issues such as potholes, cracks, damaged or missing signs, trash, graffiti and more located in Unincorporated San Diego County by phone or online – website
  • Health & Human Services Agency – additional resources – website
  • Property tax assessments for the 2022-2023 Fiscal Year may file an application to appeal their value between July 2 and November 30, 2022 – website

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • SDG&E offers many assistance programs available to help you with your monthly utility bills and flexible payment options may be available – website
  • The California Mortgage Relief Program uses federal Homeowner Assistance Funds to help homeowners get caught up on past-due housing payments and property taxes – website
  • The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands – website

GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES

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