Find a Wildlife Rehabilitator
List of Resources for Injured or Orphaned Wildlife by State
Get help for sick, injured or orphaned wildlife using the following state-by-state listings.
Additional resources may be found at the following sites, but please note that these are not WildCare websites:
These are downloadable apps for your smartphone that can often provide timely assistance:
Animal Help Now, a website and downloadable app that “leverages digital technologies to immediately connect people involved with animal emergencies with the most appropriate time- and location-specific resources and services.”
Wild Help “a free mobile app to find help for a wild animal, fast”
Important: Does that wild animal actually need rescue?
Some wildlife may look orphaned or abandoned, but may not actually need your help. Don’t “kidnap” a wild animal!
Click to read how to tell if an animal needs your help, and thank you for caring!
Listings by state:
No online listing of rehabilitators. Contact the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game for assistance.
For migratory birds: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission List of Bird Rehabilitators
Animals other than birds: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission List of Wildlife Rehabilitators
If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, call WildCare at 415-456-7283. We are located in Marin County and serve the greater Bay Area. Visit the California Council for Wildlife Rehabilitators (CCWR) website for a list of rehabilitators state-wide.
District of Columbia
No online listing of rehabilitators. Call your local Division of Forestry and Wildlife office for assistance.
No online listing of rehabilitators. Contact your Idaho Fish and Game Regional Office.
Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators. If you are unable to locate a rehabilitator, call your DNR law enforcement district or regional headquarters.
Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Rehabilitators List (Click your district on the right side of the page.)
No online listing of rehabilitators. Call your Missouri Department of Conservation Regional Office to locate a licensed rehabilitator or try this website.
No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your local Game and Parks Commission Conservation Officer to locate a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. You can also try contacting Nebraska Wildlife Rehab, Raptor Woodland Refuge, Fontanelle Forest Nature Center (or call their Raptor recovery Rescue Hotline 1-866-888-7261), or Wildlife Rescue Team.
Call your local Game and Fish office to locate a licensed rehabilitator. You can also consult Animal Protection of New Mexico’s list of wildlife rehabilitators.
No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your local Game and Fish District Office or a veterinarian for assistance.
Pennsylvania Association of Wildlife Rehabilitators Listing by County. If you are unable to find a wildlife rehabilitator, call your local Pennsylvania Game Commission Regional Office.
Wildlife Rehabilitators Association of Rhode Island.
If you are unable to find a wildlife rehabilitator, call the Rhode
Island Dept. of Environmental Management at 401-789-3094 or
No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your Game, Fish & Parks Wildlife Division office to locate a licensed rehabilitator.
Does not permit rehabilitation of state wildlife. Call your local Dept. of Natural Resources District Office for assistance. For raptors, you can also try contacting West Virginia Raptor Rehabilitation Center.
Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources Wildlife Rehabilitation Directory. If you are unable to find a wildlife rehabilitator, call the DNR’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Liaison at 715-359-5508.
No online listing of rehabilitators. Call your Game & Fish Dept. Regional Office to locate a licensed rehabilitator or try this listing on the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA) website.