UPDATE: The U.S. Small Business Adminstration will also be in the rec center on Wednesday. Following Sandy, disaster loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners and renters are eligible up to $40,000 to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed personal property.
Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, applicants should register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by mobile device at m.fema.gov. If online or mobile access is unavailable, applicants should call the FEMA toll-free Helpline at 800-621-3362.
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA] will outside the Patchogue Recreation Center Tuesday and Wednesday to provide information to residents affected by Hurricane Sandy, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday.
The recreation center, at 380 Bay Ave., will serve as the location of one of two FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Units in the county on those days.
FEMA reps will assist residents in filling out FEMA applications, as well as answering questions and providing lists of resources to residents, Bellone's office said.
The hours for the FEMA unit at the recreation center are 1-9 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday.