FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers open in St. John

Published 9:36 am Monday, September 27, 2021

GARYVILLE — St. John the Baptist Parish residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Ida can now meet with FEMA specialists at temporary Disaster Recovery Centers in St. John to help with recovery.

The centers will have a soft opening today, Sept. 27, with hours from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and then are scheduled to run each day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice at:

-East Bank: Garyville Library Parking Lot – 111 Historic Front, Garyville
– West Bank: Edgard Library Parking Lot – 2979 Hwy 18, Edgard

A Disaster Recovery Center may be able to help you:
– Apply for assistance. You may also Apply for FEMA Assistance online or Apply/Check your status by phone 1-800-621-3362.
– Learn more about disaster assistance programs.
– Learn the status of your FEMA application.
– Understand any letters you get from FEMA.
– Find housing and rental assistance information.
– Get answers to questions or resolve problems.
– Get referrals to agencies that may offer other assistance.
– Learn about Small Business Administration (SBA) programs and assistance.