The SBA (Small Business Administration) which is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. SBA helps homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private non-profit organizations fund repairs or rebuilding efforts and covers the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged personal property. These disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries and do not duplicate benefits of other agencies or organizations.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a Federal Aids Programs for State of New York Disaster Recovery Fact sheet that includes a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for New York. The Fact sheet includes assistance requirements for affected individuals, families, tribal and local governments. It also includes instructions for those that need to apply for assistance.FEMA Fact Sheet
Village of Patchogue residents and business owners can begin the disaster
application process by registering online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov/,
by web enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).
Applicants who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585
directly; or those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.
Toll free numbers are available from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, Monday through Sunday
until further notice. Residents can follow FEMA online at
If you need more information on other storm related programs please check out the following links.
2-1-1 Long Island connects people to local health and human service agencies and programs.Learn More
Be advised that the Building Department are suspending all Building fees for any storm related construction, repairs, and storm mitigation improvements; i.e. raising of a house, bulkhead repairs etc.