SBA Disaster Loans for New Sandy Declaration Tops $30 Million;
Have You Submitted Your Application?
The low-interest loans are available to small businesses, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters located in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York,
North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Virginia, and West Virginia. Survivors in need of financial assistance to recover from the effects of the storm should apply whether or not they submitted an application during the initial Hurricane Sandy disaster declaration.
The loan amount can be up to $2 million for businesses. Homeowners can borrow up to $200,000 to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners and renters are eligible up to $40,000 to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed personal property. The interest rates are as low as 4 percent for businesses, 3 percent for nonprofit organizations, and 1.688 percent for homeowners and renters with terms up to 30 years.
Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela
Information on the locations of recovery centers and the loan application process can be obtained by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to email@example.com. Loan applications can be downloaded from www.sba.gov/disaster. Completed applications should be mailed to:
U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage and for economic injury is Dec. 1, 2016.
Visit NOAA For up-to-date tide levels
CMC Coalition Against Rape and Abuse – 1-877-294-2272 or 609-522-6489
Mental Health Crisis Screening: Cape Regional Medical Ctr. – 609-465-5999
Mental Health Crisis Youth: Mobile Response – 877-652-7624
Suicide Hotline: NJ Hopeline – 1-855-654-6735 or visit http://njhopeline.com
Child Protection and Permanency: 1-800-531-1259, 609-463-9652
Addiction Hotline of New Jersey: 1-800-238-2333
WHAT CAN WE DO TO HELP?
INFANTS and TODDLERS
For more information for accessing help for Infants and Toddlers (Birth to Three)
PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND STUDENTS
Project CHILD FIND 1-800-322-8174 Project CHILD FIND is a free referral service and public awareness campaign to assist in the identification of unserved/underserved youth with a delay or disability from birth through twenty-one years of age. In addition, Project CHILD FIND develops and distributes information to the public about early intervention services and special education programs throughout New Jersey.
Project CHILD FIND's comprehensive efforts include:
1. Assisting families of infants and toddlers, birth through two, concerned about their child’s development by directing all requests regarding early intervention to the family’s local Special Child Health Case Management Unit. If you need the number for your Special Child Health Case Management Unit, call: Project CHILD FIND 1-800-322-8174 2. Assisting families of preschoolers, three through five, concerned about their child’s development by directing requests to their local school district.
3. Helping families access community services through referral.
4. Promoting community and public awareness of all children with disabilities by providing information.
5. Assisting local school district boards of education to identify unserved children from age three through twenty-one who are in need of special education and related services.
Information through Project CHILD FIND may be obtained by calling the toll-free number, 1-800-322-8174, which is in service 7 days a week, 24-hours a day. All calls received are confidential. Project CHILD FIND was established by the New Jersey Department of Education through I.D.E.A., Part B funds from the U.S. Department of Education.
Information & Helpful Tips
Register Ready- NJ Special Needs Register for Disasters
“Register Ready – New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters” allows New Jersey residents with disabilities or access and functional needs and their families, friends, caregivers and associates an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies so emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergency. The information collected here is confidential and will not be available to the public. The information will be held securely and only used for emergency response and planning.
Click the link for more information: www.registerready.nj.gov
Cape Assist: 609-522-5960 - Family, individual & group counseling, IOP, IDRC, Relapse Prevention substance abuse, mental health, anger management
Cape Counseling: 609-465-4100 - Family, individual & group counseling, IOP, Relapse Prevention, IDRC, youth/adults, substance abuse, mental health, anger mgmt.
Family Matters Inc.: 609-886-8666 - Family, individual & group counseling, IOP, Relapse Prevention, IDRC, youth/adults, substance abuse, mental health, anger mgmt.
Nancy Crafts: 609-465-7788 - Family, marriage and individual counseling, substance abuse, eating disorders, domestic violence, anger management
Attention Wildwood Crest residents;
The Borough of Stone Harbor has scheduled a Community Outreach meeting for Saturday, November 26 from 9:30am-12pm at Borough Hall (9508 2nd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ) to provide residents with improvements that may reduce their flood insurance premium.
This session will offer information on new laws and regulations that can affect flood insurance policies and the opportunity to meet one on one with a Certified Flood Plain Manager.
The Borough of Stone Harbor would like to open this informational meeting to surrounding communities. If you have questions regarding your flood insurance policies and property risks, please attend the meeting! See the flyer for details.
To reserve a spot, go to http://stoneharbor.eventbrite.com or call (866)599-7065.
Wildwood Crest Police Department
6101 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 | Emergency: 9-1-1 | Phone: (609) 522-2456 | Fax (609) 523-8243
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Wildwood Crest Links
NJ211 – Dial 211 on your cell or visit www.nj211.org
Family Success Center – 609-778-6226
Homeless Hotline—609-886-1325 or 1-877-886-1325
Family Promise: 609-846-7862 – Homeless, families with children
Social Services: 609-886-6200 – State & rental assistance, WIC, food stamps