Deadline for Nevada County residents to apply for FEMA Winter Storm Assistance approaching

Submitted to the Sun

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Residents of Nevada County have two more days to apply for federal disaster assistance through FEMA. Residents are eligible for grants to help pay for temporary housing and essential home repairs as well as other serious disaster-related needs, such as replacement of damaged personal property and expenses for transportation, childcare, moving, and storage.

Nevada County joins the previously designated counties of Butte, Kern, Madera, Mariposa, Mendocino, Mono, Monterey, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Cruz, Tulare and Tuolumne in being eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program.  

If you or someone you know needs assistance, please stop by the Truckee Local Assistance Center at Alder Creek Middle School, 10931 Alder Dr.

The center is open Friday, July 14- Saturday, July 22 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily.

To apply for this assistance, visit or download the FEMA mobile app. Applicants can also call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. Helpline operators speak many languages and lines are open from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Press 2 for Spanish. Press 3 for an interpreter who speaks your language. If you use video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA your number for that service. The deadline to apply is July 20, 2023.

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