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SSBG help with repairing, renovating, and rebuilding for those States impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Published: January 22, 2015
Social Services Block Grants (SSBG)
Service Eligibility

ProgramPicture of bulldozer removing rubble from damaged area

The Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Supplemental Emergency Funds help victims of Hurricane Sandy with services such as information regarding social, health, and mental health services for individuals, and for repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care facilities (including mental health facilities), child care facilities, and other social services facilities.

Services Available

The SSBG Supplemental Emergency Funds do not provide social services directly to individuals.
For more state-specific information on services that may be provided to victims of Hurricane Sandy, please see contacts.


How to Receive Services/Assistance

State of Connecticut
Department of Social Services
25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT  06106-5033
Toll free within Connecticut (1-800-842-1508)
Outside Connecticut, please use  (860) 424-4908


Maryland Human Services Agency
311 Saratoga Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201


New Jersey
Recover, Rebuild, and Restore for the Department of Children and Families in the State of New Jersey contact
www.nj.gov/dcf and 1-855-463-6323.
New Jersey Department of Human Services, Sandy Homeowners and Renters Assistance Program (SHRAP) http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/doas/services/hrap/shrap.html


New York
New York Recovery Resources Hotline
1-855-697-7263 (1-855-NYS-SANDY)


Rhode Island
RI Department of Human Services
Louis Pasteur Building #57
600 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
401-462-5182; 401-462-2400





Last Reviewed: June 10, 2019