Residents who were affected by last weekâs storms and flooding who have not yet applied for available assistance should do so immediately. There are three ways to apply for assistance:
â¢ Online. Simply visit www.disasterassistance.gov.
â¢ By Phone. Call the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362).
â¢ In Person. As part of Project Outreach, field teams will be set up throughout the community from 7am-7pm tomorrow to assist affected residents in applying for assistance. There will be two locations within the City limits: Roger Scott Tennis Center (2130 Summit Boulevard) and Legion Field (1301 West Gregory Street).
Applicants will need to provide the following information:
â¢ Social security number
â¢ Address of damaged home or apartment
â¢ Description of the damage
â¢ Information about insurance coverage
â¢ Current telephone number
â¢ An address where they can receive mail
â¢ Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds
Affected businesses can also apply for assistance via the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program at http://www.floridadisasterloan.org/ and/or the U.S. Small Business Disaster Loans program at http://www.sba.gov/disaster.