PORT ARTHUR -- Tuesday was opening day for Homeowner Assistance Program offices.
Offices in Port Arthur, Orange, Sour Lake, and Lumberton are now taking in clients who need help rebuilding. The Port Arthur office drawing hundreds of Harvey victims; all in need of relief.
Velma Martin is not yet back in her home 16 months later. Saying she’s applied for many programs and is hoping this program is designed to be more reliable.
Community Outreach Coordinator Rhonda Masters says although this program took time to create, it will pay off.
ALL LOCATIONS AND TIMES:
First City Building: 505 Orleans Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701; Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m & Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Alma M. Carpenter Public Library: 300 S Ann Street, Sour Lake, Texas 77659; Tuesday - Wednesday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Lumberton Fire & EMS Station 2: 8890 Keith Road Lumberton, Lumberton, Texas 77657; Wednesday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation: 501 Procter Street, Port Arthur, Texas 77640; Tuesday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Orange County Convention and Expo Center: 11475 FM 1442, Orange, Texas 77630; Tuesday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.