FEMA opens help centers in Sullivan County

On Friday morning, the Federal Emergency Management Agency opened three centers in Sullivan County to help local residents who were affected by Sandy with the process of applying for federal aid.

The centers are located in the towns of Liberty, Bethel and Thompson.

The Liberty and Bethel individual assistance centers will be open Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17 from 9am to 5pm at the following locations:

Barbuti Furniture Store
199 South Main Street
Liberty, New York 12754

Town Hall Building
Tax Collector’s Office
3454 State Route 55
White Lake NY 12786

Another center in the village of Monticello, in the town of Thompson, will be open Monday, November 19, from 9am to 5pm.

Town of Thompson Hall Building
4052 State Route 42
Monticello, New York 12701

Residents of Sullivan and Ulster County can also apply for individual FEMA aid for Sandy-related losses online at disasterassistance.gov, or by calling 800-621-3362.