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DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY


FEMA DISASTER ASSISTANCE REGISTRATION & QUESTIONS

LIVINGSTON -- U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Woodville) will make his staff available at the Livingston Municipal Library, 707 N. Tyler Avenue, through Saturday, Sept. 16, to assist Polk County residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, as well as, people displaced to Polk County from neighboring counties.

The staff began working out of the library on Monday, Sept. 11, and will be there through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday, they will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

They will be able to assist storm victims with their FEMA disaster assistance registration and answer questions regarding FEMA and Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster assistance. Staff will be located at the public access computer area in the library.
The Texas Workforce Commission also will have staff available at the library to assist Polk County residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, as well as people displaced from neighboring counties in applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance through Saturday.
The Center of Hope is offering transportation assistance for those needing to go to the library to register for FEMA disaster assistance or to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. For scheduling, please contact The Center of Hope at (936) 327-7634.

For additional transportation assistance, please contact the Brazos Transit District at 1-800-272-0039. Please call 24 hours in advance to schedule transportation.

FEMA Disaster Assistance registration also can be completed online at www. disasterassistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362. Applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance can be completed online on the Texas Workforce Commission’s website at the following link: www. twc.state.tx.us/jobseekers/disaster-unemployment-assistance or by calling their tele-center at 1-800-939-6631.