FRANKFORT, Ky. -- FEMA announces that the Disaster Recovery Centers in Johnson, Lawrence and Martin counties will close Saturday, March 31, at 6 p.m., but disaster assistance will be only a toll-free phone call away.
If you have questions after the Johnson, Lawrence or Martin County recovery center closes or have not registered for assistance, call 800-621-FEMA (3362) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Assistance is available in many languages. Those who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have a speech disability may use TTY 800-462-7585. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service should call 800-621-3362.
The centers are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through March 31 at the following locations:
Paintsville Recreation Center
232 Preston Street
Paintsville, KY 41240
Lawrence County Community Center
180 Bulldog Lane
Louisa, KY 41230
Roy F. Collier Community Center
387 E. Main Street
Inez, KY 41224
Survivors can visit any disaster recovery center in Kentucky. They can find other centers by calling the FEMA helpline or by using the disaster recovery center locator at www.fema.gov/drclocator.
Disaster Recovery Centers provide survivors a one-stop location to get information that helps them through the recovery process.
The first step for individuals and businesses toward obtaining recovery assistance is to register with FEMA:
- By phone, call 800-621-FEMA (3362) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Assistance is available in many languages. Those who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have a speech disability may use TTY 800-462-7585. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service should call 800-621-3362.
- By computer, go online to www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
- By smartphone or tablet, use m.fema.gov.
Survivors who have questions about their registration may call the FEMA helpline at the number listed above. Survivors who are having difficulty registering also may go to a recovery center for assistance.
Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.
The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.
FEMA’s temporary housing assistance and grants for public transportation expenses, medical and dental expenses, and funeral and burial expenses do not require individuals to apply for an SBA loan. However, applicants who receive SBA loan applications must submit them to SBA loan officers to be eligible for assistance that covers personal property, vehicle repair or replacement, and moving and storage expenses.
FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.