Disaster Recover Center - Longview
Cowlitz County Training Center (The Boat House)
1942 First Ave, Longview, WA 98632
Sunday 9am-6pm, until further notice
Apply By Phone:
1-800-621-FEMA(3362) (TTY 1-800-462-7585)
8a.m. - 8p.m., 7 days a week
Register on the Internet: www.disasterassistance.gov
You may be eligible for disaster assistance if you are a homeowner, renter or business owner affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from January 6 to January 16, 2009.
Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.
SBA Disaster Assistance
Federal Disaster Loans for Homeowners, Renters, and Businesses of All Sizes
Getting Disaster Help from SBA
What you need to know:
- If you are a homeowner or renter, FEMA may refer you to SBA. SBA disaster loans are the primary source of money to pay for repair or replacement costs not fully covered by insurance or other compensation.
- SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, business of all sizes and private, non-profit organizations.
- Homeowners may borrow up to $200,000 to repair or replace their primary residence.
- Homeowners and renters may borrow up to $40,000 to replace personal property.
- Businesses may borrow up to $2 million for any combination of property damage or economic injury.
- SBA offers low-interest working capital loans (called Economic Injury Disaster Loans) to small businesses and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes having difficulty meeting obligations as a result of the disaster.
What you need to do:
- Being by registering with FEMA, if you haven't already done so, call (800) 621-3362.
- Homeowners and renters should submit their SBA disaster loan application even if they are not sure if they will need or want a loan, if SBA cannot approve your application, in most cases they refer you to FEMA's Other Needs Assistance (ONA) program for possible additional assistance.
Three ways to apply to SBA (after you register with FEMA):
- Apply in person at any Disaster Recovery Center and receive personal, one-on-one help from an SBA representative. For information or to find a location near you, call SBA at (800) 659-2955 or visit their website at: http://www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance/ and "Click here for information on SBA's Disaster Recovery Centers."
- You may apply online using SBA's Electronic Loan Application at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
- You may complete a paper application and mail it to SBA at: 14925 Kingsport Rd., Ft. Worth, TX 76155-2243.
Disaster Assistance Referral List (Updated 2/6/2009)
||Phone / Web Address
|WA DSHS Aging & Disability Services
|WA State Department of Agriculture
|American Red Cross
|WA Attorney General Consumer Protection Division
|WA Department of Labour & Industries
|WA Employment Security Department
|WA DSHS Community Services
||FEMA Fraud Hotline Office of Inspector General
|WA Dept. of Health
|WA Housing and Urban Development
|Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner
|National Flood Insurance Program
|Disaster Loans and Grants
|WA USDA State Farm Service Agency
|Disaster Legal Services
|Washington State Bar Association
|Social Security Administration
|Federal Tax Assistance
|U.S. Internal Revenue Service
|State Tax Assistance
|WA Department of Revenue
|Department of Veterans Affairs