Representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be back at the Patchogue Recreation Center on Friday and Saturday to answer questions and advise residents of disaster relief programs in the aftermath of Sandy. The representatives will be available to help residents from Patchogue, Medford and Bayport-Blue Point.
The two agencies will be at the rec center, located at 380 Bay Ave. in Patchogue from 9 a.m- 3 p.m. on both days.
Residents may apply online for disaster loans 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.