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:

National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA)

International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC)

wildliferehabinfo.org

wildliferehabber.com

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:

Alabama
Alabama Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources Wildlife Rehabilitators List

Alaska
No online listing of rehabilitators. Contact the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game for assistance.

Arizona
Arizona Game and Fish Dept. List of Wildlife Rehabilitators

Arkansas
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

California
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.

Colorado
Colorado Parks and Wildlife List of Wildlife Rehabilitators

Connecticut
Connecticut Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection Wildlife Rehabilitator Listings

Delaware
Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife Rehabilitator Contacts

District of Columbia
City Wildlife

Florida
Click to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website for information on various species or click for a PDF list of licensed rehabilitators in Florida.

Georgia
Georgia Wildlife Resources Division Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitators List

Hawaii
No online listing of rehabilitators. Call your local Division of Forestry and Wildlife office for assistance.

Idaho
No online listing of rehabilitators. Contact your Idaho Fish and Game Regional Office.

Illinois
University of Illinois Extension list of Wildlife Rehabilitators by County

Indiana
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.

Iowa
Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources List of Wildlife Rehabilitators

Kansas
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitators

Kentucky
Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources Wildlife Rehabilitators List

Louisiana
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries Wildlife Rehabilitator List

Maine
Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Rehabilitators by County

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Rehabilitators List (Click your district on the right side of the page.)

Maryland
Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Wildlife Rehabilitators by County

Michigan
Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators List

Minnesota
Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources Wildlife Rehabilitators by County

Mississippi
Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation, Inc. Wildlife Rehabilitator List

Missouri
No online listing of rehabilitators. Call your Missouri Department of Conservation Regional Office to locate a licensed rehabilitator or try this website.

Montana
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Nebraska
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 Recovery Nebraska, or Wildlife Rescue Team.

Nevada
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Fish and Game Dept. Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator List

New Jersey
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator List

New Mexico
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.

New York
New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation Wildlife Rehabilitator List

North Carolina
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Wildlife Rehabilitators by County

North Dakota
No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your local Game and Fish District Office or a veterinarian for assistance.

Ohio
Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources List of Wildlife Rehabilitators by County

Oklahoma
Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation List of Wildlife Rehabilitators

Oregon
Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife List of Wildlife Rehabilitators

Pennsylvania
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.

Rhode Island
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
401-789-0281.

South Carolina
South Carolina Dept. of Natural Resources Wildlife Rehabilitators Registry by Animal

South Dakota
No online listing of wildlife rehabilitators. Call your Game, Fish & Parks Wildlife Division office to locate a licensed rehabilitator.

Tennessee
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Wildlife Rehabilitator Directory

Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. List of Wildlife Rehabilitators by County

Utah
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators

Vermont
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Dept. Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators

Virginia
Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries Licensed Rehabilitators

Washington
Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Conservation Rehabilitators by County

West Virginia
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
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.

Wyoming
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.