Thousands of people lost their homes to the devastating fires in California this year. Most recently, the Camp Fire in Butte County killed scores of people and destroyed hundreds of homes. Like many others in their community, CSEA members helped save lives, evacuated fire victims, and stayed behind to help until the last possible minute. They generously and selflessly helped others despite the destruction of their own homes.
CSEA members who have been impacted can apply for up to $1,000 in emergency assistance. Call CSEA Member Benefits at 1-866-ITS-CSEA (487-2732) or visit csea.com/bjork for applications and forms.
CSEA takes care of its members on the job, but it also lends a helping hand in times of crisis. The Dorothy Bjork Assistance Fund provides financial relief to members in need. The Dorothy Bjork Assistance Fund, which subsists solely on the generous donations of CSEA members, is disbursed through two different programs: the Emergency Assistance Program and the Humanitarian Assistance Program. To be eligible for any of these programs you must be a CSEA member in good standing or a CSEA staff employee in paid status.