Disaster recovery center opens in Wakulla County

Posted at 4:18 PM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 16:18:00-04

WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A disaster recovery center is now open in Wakulla County. 

It's at the Community One Stop in Crawfordville on Shadeville Highway.

The center connects survivors with resources that meet their specific needs as they recover.

Representatives from the state, FEMA, and Small Business Administration are available to talk to residents and business owners, making it a one stop shop for disaster relief in the county. 

"So we have folks here to can help folks apply for federal assistance in person, right away. We also have the small business administration here to help people register for the potential to get low interest disaster loans," said Kathryn Van Marter with FEMA. "And it's important to note the small business administration can give information to both individuals and businesses as well." 

If you're planning on going to the disaster center, FEMA is asking people to bring their social security cards and any photos of the damage being reported.