Storm Response - Council on Aging

We know that many older homeowners were impacted by the March tornadoes and storms. We’re here to help connect you with information, support, and services.

Please call our helpline 615-353-4235 for free information and referral to community resources.

Deadline to apply for FEMA assistance is May 4th.

Ways to Register for FEMA Assistance:

  1. Register at: www.disasterassistance.gov (24/7)
  2. Download smartphone app (24/7)
  3. Call 1-800-621-3362 (7 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days/weeks)

For local resources, call 1-931-646-INFO (4636).

Additional Resources

  • homeowner’s insurance
  • American Red Cross (800-733-2767) for financial assistance
  • TN Department of Human Services (DHS) website for:
    •  D-SNAP – disaster food stamps – for those who lost power & food because of storm
    • Cash Assistance – limited to certain zip codes.
  • FiftyForward (615-743-3416) for care management assistance with FEMA, food, etc.