24-hour Disaster Assistance

These regional conservation and preservation organizations are available to offer free technical assistance and information to cultural institutions and the public throughout the United States about salvaging their collections and family treasures.

American Institute for Conservation
of Historic and Artistic Works
Washington, DC
Tel: 202-661-8068

AMIGOS Library Services, Inc.
Dallas, TX
Tel: 800-843-8482;
469-223-4900 after hours

Balboa Art Conservation Center
San Diego, CA
Tel: 619-236-9702

Conservation Center for Art and
Historic Artifacts

Philadelphia, PA
Tel: 215-545-0613

Kilgarlin Center for Preservation of
the Cultural Record

University of Texas School of Information
Austin, TX
Tel: 512-471-8290

Midwest Art Conservation Center
Minneapolis, MN
Tel: 612-870-3120;
612-870-3128 after hours

Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, MA
Tel: 978-470-1010

Atlanta, GA, Tel: 800-999-8558
Philadephia, PA, Tel: 800-233-3401

Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS)
Tel: 888-905-7737