Published: September 9, 2020

The wildfires that have spread through Oregon and Washington are heartbreaking. The impact on people in our union and in our communities is expected to be unprecedented. Our thoughts are with everyone in the communities affected

Real-Time Information & Resources

For information on current fire conditions, evacuation orders and more, visit Oregon Wildfire Resources.

Anyone affected by wildfires in Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, and Marion counties should apply for Federal Assistance at

Free legal consultation from the Oregon Association of Trial Lawyers is available here

SEIU 503 Member Wildfire & Evacuation Assistance Fund

This fund provides cash assistance for SEIU 503 members impacted by wildfires and evacuation. In times of need, we’re stronger if we pull together and lift each other up. In 2017 we set up this fund to help with members impacted by wildfires. In 2020, the need is greater than ever.

Where to Donate

Click here to donate to the SEIU 503 Wildfire & Evacuation Assistance Fund.

Community Resource Guide

With information on state and county resources, food assistance, low-cost healthcare, childcare and more, our resource guide is an attempt to pull together all the resources in the state that are available to people in need of assistance.

Who to Follow

Oregon Office of Emergency Management

Oregon Department of Forestry

Oregon State Fire Marshal

Red Cross Cascades