Free assistance with FEMA aid applications

*UPDATED* We're here to help you submit your FEMA aid applications!

Disaster victims can determine whether they are eligible for FEMA assistance at by taking an online eligibility quiz. If you are eligible, you must apply for assistance online also.

For technical problems with this site, please contact FEMA's Technical Helpdesk at 1-800-745-0243 or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585 for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Although no FEMA applications are submitted by mail or fax, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is providing free printing and faxing to patrons who need these services in order to complete their applications or to make print copies for their records.

Before attempting to file online FEMA applications, make sure you have the following information available:

  • Social Security Number
  • Insurance information
  • Financial information (You will be asked to enter your family's gross total household income at the time of the disaster.)
  • Contact information
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Direct Deposit Information (optional)

If you are in need of further explanation/information call FEMA Helpline at (1-800-621-3362).


For those needing to file for FEMA aid, all open branches are offering assistance printing and faxing** of all FEMA assistance applications where applicable.  

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(**Not all locations have a fax machine -- call ahead to find out if the branch near you does!)

Branches will return to regular business hours Wednesday, May 4 unless otherwise noted.   Branches that currently are open include:

The Tillman D. Hill Branch in Hazel Green is closed until repairs are made.   Check back here for regular updates on further branch openings.