During Hurricane Sandy, St. Augustine Prep served as an evacuation center for medically needy persons from October 28 to November 2. The school worked closely with the Atlantic County Office of Emergency Preparedness to provide services for those who were evacuated from their homes.
The school has now been asked to make known available disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). If you sustained losses or damage from Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for disaster aid. The deadline for registering for this assistance is January 31, 2013. Information is available:
- Online: DisasterAssistance.gov
- Mobile device or smartphone: m.FEMA.gov
- Call: 800-621-FEMA (3362)
- In person: Hamilton Mall (4403 Blackhorse Pike—Rte. 322, Mays Landing) or Boardwalk Hall (Pacific and Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City)
Offices are open Monday—Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and are closed on Sunday.
Information on low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters, and businesses is available at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.