Winter Storm Uri has resulted in a major disaster declaration has been approved for 77 counties in Texas, including Tarrant County. See information below on how to apply for assistance
Apply for Assistance
Before you apply for assistance, below are the steps you need to take to start your recovery process:
- Take photos of your damaged home and belongings.
- Make a list of damaged/lost items.
- Save yourself time. If you have insurance, you must file a claim with your insurance company. If you do not have insurance, continue to Step Four.
- Now that you're ready to apply now for disaster assistance or you would like more information on the types of assistance available, please utilize one of the following methods.
Internet or Smartphone Application
You may apply for the Individuals and Households Program or check your application status at DisasterAssistance.gov. You may also access FEMA via a smartphone by downloading the FEMA app from their website or through your mobile provider’s application store.
You may call FEMA toll-free at 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362) to apply for assistance or check your application status.
If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a Text Telephone (TTY), you may call 800-462-7585.
If you use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), please use the standard toll-free FEMA Helpline at1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362).
Small Business Administration Disaster (SBA) Assistance
The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters.
Who can use an SBA disaster loan?
Businesses of all sizes located in declared disaster areas, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters affected by declared disaster, including civil unrest and natural disasters such as hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, etc.
How to use an SBA disaster loan