Updated 12/1/11: ReBuild Western Massachusetts: MassDOER Program Offered
Tornadoes touched down in several communities in Western Massachusetts on June 1, 2011. ReBuild Western Massachusetts is a program designed to provide over $8 million in financial assistance to help residents impacted by the storm rebuild using energy efficiency practices and renewable energy technologies. Here you can find the most up-to-date information on the program and this page will be updated as new information becomes available. Additional funds are available for income-eligible home owners. For more information abou the ReBuild program you may call toll-free (877) 524-1325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also be eligible for additional energy efficiency incentives through Mass Save.
Representatives from the MassSupport Network available to offer education, referrals related to self-care, stress management and coping skills to those affected by the June 1 tornado. Members may go door-to-door and will carry photo identification cards and wearing blue shirts and jackets. This is a free, confidential service. You may reach MassSupport Network toll free by calling 855-915-8047 or via the Web at www.masssupportnetwork.blogspot.com.
Impacted residents still requiring assistance may contact the Volunteer Resource Center at 774-402-4387 or by email to email@example.com. Also, the state Division of Insurance has a help line established for those people needing assistance with tornado-related insurance claims. The number is: (888) 563-4467.
For private homeowner and business assistance, please see the Disaster Assistance Summary link above and the FEMA fact sheets for more details. For more information on private residential or business assistance from FEMA contact Town Planner Jean Bubon at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 508-347-2508.