Heber Help Center Opens


State and federal officials announce the opening of a new help center in Heber. The help center opened Wednesday at Capps Middle School, 3375 Buckskin Canyon Road. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The help center in Holbrook closed Wednesday. Those who need assistance may visit the following locations or go to the Heber help center:

The college in Payson at 201 N. Mud Springs Road, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Show Low Primary School, 1350 N. Central Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The mobile unit at the Veterans building in White River, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Recovery teams at the centers are available to answer questions and provide recovery information about various assistance programs.

Disaster programs include temporary housing assistance, low-interest disaster loans, individual and family grants, and disaster unemployment insurance. This is also an opportunity for homeowners to receive information about wildfire mitigation and safety tips.

Individuals affected by the fires are urged to start the application process before visiting the centers by calling FEMA at (800) 621-FEMA (3362).

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