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Posted on: February 25, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Major Disaster Assistance Resources

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Individuals and business owners in counties included in the President’s declaration who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance.

Major Disaster Declaration and Individual Assistance covering the entirety of the City of Dallas within Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties:

Individuals and business owners in counties included in the President’s declaration who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance by registering online at  www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585.


Help-Paramedics-Snowy Texas Division of Emergency Management Call Center

Effective 2/24/21, the Texas Division of Emergency Management launched a Call Center to assist citizens with limited technology or internet access. To apply for disaster assistance, call (844) 844-3089, between 8:00am - 8:00pm, 7-days a week.


No Money for Minor Housing Repairs?

The City of Balch Springs Neighborhood Services Department has funding to help at no cost to qualified homeowners. Qualified residential contractors are hired to address interior and exterior housing health, code, and safety issues and will perform minor repair and rehabilitation services. 

Repairs can include but are not limited to: 

  • Deteriorated Doors
  • Broken Windows
  • Sidewalks
  • Accessible Ramps
  • Grab Bars or Rails
  • Damaged Siding
  • Tree or Brush Hazards
  • Leaks
  • Electrical
  • Stairs
  • Railings
  • Dilapidated Fences
  • Pipes

 IMPORTANT NOTE: Property Must be owner occupied, Must meet income eligibility, Current property Taxes, First com-first served, not for cosmetic repairs and/or remodeling.

Obtain an Application -   https://www.cityofbalchsprings.com/184/Neighborhood-Services or call 972-286-4477 ext .125

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