Disaster Relief Legal Clinic in Whitesburg Coming on Oct 5

PRESTONSBURG, KENTUCKY– SEPTEMBER 30 2022 – AppalReD Legal Aid is holding a legal clinic to assist flood survivors with their disaster-related legal issues, such as FEMA appeals, on Wednesday, October 5th from 9:00am to 4:00pm at CANE Kitchen in the old Whitesburg High School building in Whitesburg, Kentucky (38 College Drive, Whitesburg, KY 41858). 

AppalReD attorneys will be on site to assist existing clients and as many new clients as possible. If you are not an existing client, we encourage you to first call our flood hotline at (844) 478-0099 to complete an intake and ensure that we are able to help.

The deadline to apply for FEMA assistance has been extended to October 28th.

Applicants who were denied or feel that they did not receive what they should, have 90 days to appeal from the decision date on the letter. An applicant can appeal multiple times.

Evan Smith, Advocacy Director, says, "Although it’s frustrating, appeals are a necessary part of the FEMA process. Appeals are how mistakes get fixed and survivors get the full assistance they’re entitled to.”

As a part of its flood response, CANE Kitchen will be providing hot meals with breakfast from 8:00 to 10:00, lunch from noon to 2:00 and then supper from 4:00 to 6:00.

PSA Transcript

On October 5th in Whitesburg at CANE Kitchen, AppalReD Legal Aid will have attorneys onsite from 9:00 am-4:00 pm to help flood survivors with FEMA appeals and other disaster-related legal issues. CANE Kitchen will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Registration is not required but encouraged.The flood legal help hotline is available at 1(844) 478-0099.Call to register for October 5th or with any questions. Don't give up! AppalReD Legal Aid can help.

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