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Program: PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff - Disability and AFN

Agency: DISABILITY ACTION CENTER



Alternate name: PSPS, Disability Action Center

Description
Services listed below are ONLY available during a PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event. One is encouraged to sign up for PG&E programs (listed below) and to sign-up with the Disability Action Center for an assessment prior to PSPS event in order to receive services promptly. 

The Disability Action Center in Redding serves as the main support center for people with disabilities, older adults, and individuals with access & functional needs (AFN) in the event of a PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in Shasta, Tehama, Siskiyou or Lassen County. Services are geared for those who rely on electric power for durable medical equipment (such as nebulizers, CPAP, oxygen, power wheelchairs) or assistive technology (such as TTY).

One must first sign up with PG&E for one of these programs:After signing up with one of the above programs, DAC can provide an assessment of needs. Depending on needs, DAC can provide one of the following services during a PSPS event:
  • Batteries on loan
  • Financial assistance with gas for generators
  • Hotel vouchers



Program Phones:
530-242-8550Redding Office
530-248-0393Redding After Hours

Website: actionctr.org
Email: wecare@actionctr.org

Location information
Sites offering this program
+ DAC - Redding ->
DAC - Redding  
Location: 2453 Athens Avenue
Redding, CA 96001
(Map)

Hours of operation
Program Hours:
Redding office phone hours

Program Hours:

Open:
Closed:
Fri
8:30am
4:30pm
Thu
8:30am
4:30pm
Wed
8:30am
4:30pm
Tue
8:30am
4:30pm
Mon
8:30am
4:30pm


Bus Service: Close to bus route
Disabilities Access: Wheelchair accessible
Mailing Address: 2453 Athens Avenue, Redding, CA 96001

Program Delivery
Eligibility: Open to PG&E electric service customers who use durable medical equipment or assistive technology that requires electricity
Languages: Spanish, English
Application Process: See description above; Call to sign up for assessment
Payment methods: No fee
Documents Required: Call for details
Service Area:
Defined coverage area:
CA-Lassen County
CA-Shasta County
CA-Siskiyou County
CA-Tehama County


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