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Irene Disaster Recovery Update

Still Time to Apply for FEMA & SBA Irene-Assistance DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2011 Individual homeowners, renters, businesses, or others who suffered losses as a result of flooding at the end of August are eligible for assistance to repair homes or to recover other losses. Even if the damage is minor, or if you are unsure whether damage will be covered by federal grants, individuals should apply ASAP. The deadline for applying for both FEMA and SBA assistance is November 15, 2011. If you are a resident with storm damage who has not yet registered with FEMA and SBA, please call 800-621-FEMA (3362). Those with a speech disability or hearing loss who use a TTY can call 800-462-7585 directly, or 800-621-3362, if using 711 or Video Relay Service. Registration can also be done online anytime at or through web-enables mobile phone devices or smartphones at Three disaster recovery centers are open from 9:00AM until 5:00PM, Monday through Saturday, in the following locations:

  1. Rutland Heart Center: 1 Commons Street, Rutland, VT05701

  2. Dover Town Hall: 120 Taft Brook Road, Dover, VT 05341

  3. Waterbury Fire Department: 43 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05676

Full Information ___________________________________________________ 11 Locations where Vermonters can get help with DISASTER LOAN APPLICATIONS Full Press Release “If you don’t complete the loan application, then FEMA can’t even consider you for several types of grants—money that is not a loan and does not have to be repaid,” said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer James N. Russo. “You are never required to take a loan. If you want to do the best you can to ensure you receive all available assistance from FEMA, you must return that SBA application. That’s why we’re now offering help at 11 locations around Vermont.” WHERE TO GET IN-PERSON HELP COMPLETING YOUR SBA LOAN APPLICATION: VERMONT NEIGHBORWORKS® HOME OWNERSHIP CENTERS

  1. Champlain Housing Trust, 88 King Street, Burlington, VT 05401 – Tel.: 802-862-6244 – Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

  2. Champlain Housing Trust, Franklin/Grand Isle, 13 Lake Street, St. Albans, VT 05478 – Tel.: 802-527-2361 – Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  3. Gilman Housing Trust, 48 Elm Street, Lyndonville, VT  05851 – Tel.: 802-535-3555 – Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  4. Windham and Windsor Housing Trust, 68 Birge Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301 – Tel.: 802-254-4604 – Mon.-Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fri., 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  5. Windham and Windsor Housing Trust—Satellite Office, 90 Main Street, Springfield, VT 050156 – Tel.: 802-885-3220 – Mon.-Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fri., 8:30-3:30

  6. Central Vermont Community Land Trust, 107 North Main Street, Barre, VT  05641 – Tel.: 802-476-4493 – Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

  7. NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, 110 Marble St., West Rutland, VT 05777 – Tel. 802-438-2303 – Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

  8. Rutland County Housing Coalition, 46 Evelyn St., #201, Rutland, VT 05701 – Tel.: 802-775-9286 – Mon.-Thurs., 8:30-4:30 a.m., Fri., 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


  1. Brattleboro Development Credit, 72 Cotton Mill Hill-2nd Floor, Brattleboro, VT  05301 – Mon. – Sat., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  2. Town of Hartford Building, 171 Bridge Street, White River Junction, VT 05001 – Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  3. Springfield Development Corp., 14 Clinton Street, Springfield, VT 15156 – Mon. – Sat., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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