BATON ROUGE, La. — Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Washington Parish to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Franklinton and Bogalusa. The centers close at 6 p.m. on Oct. 9.
Although the centers will close, Hurricane Isaac survivors can still contact FEMA online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 1-800-621-3362 or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. Those who use 711 Relay or Video Relay Services may call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.
Survivors may also contact the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) after the center closes at 1-800-659-2955 or www.sba.gov.
The centers are located at:
Sweet Home of Christ Church
2200 Greenlaw Ave.
Franklinton, LA 70438
Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial Methodist Church
510 Ave. B
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Hours are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Tuesday. Closed Sunday but open on Columbus Day.
Recovery centers have opened in many affected parishes to assist homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained uninsured or underinsured losses to their home or personal property as a result of Hurricane Isaac. For a list of open centers in Louisiana go to www.fema.gov/disaster/4080.
For more information on Louisiana disaster recovery, visit online at www.fema.gov/disaster/4080 or www.gohsep.la.gov. You can follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/femaregion6 or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMA. Also visit our blog at www.fema.gov/blog.