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“Disaster centers” opening in Delaware and Randolph counties for those with storm damage

Published on in Community, Government, Local News
Aerial photos show the tornado's damage path in Selma. (Delaware County Indiana Emergency Management on Facebook)

To help with recovery from tornadoes that hit Winchester and Selma, state and federal agencies are teaming up to open local Disaster Loan Outreach Centers beginning Wednesday, April 3.

The centers are run by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the US Small Business Administration.  The agencies promise one-on-one help with resources for those who suffered storm damage, including low-interest loans.

In Selma, residents can go to the American Legion on Albany Street.  In Winchester, it’s the Randolph City Building on Oak Street.

Here are opening times and exceptions to the Monday – Saturday schedule:

Delaware County

Selma American Legion
315 S. Albany Street
Selma, IN 47383

*Hours: M-F, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday (9 a.m.-2 p.m.)

Randolph County

Randolph City Building
Suite 200
325 S. Oak Street
Winchester, IN 47394

Hours*: M-F, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday (9 a.m.-2 p.m.)

*Important notes on operating hours:

  • Wednesday, April 3, Noon-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 6, Selma location is closed
  • Monday, April 8, both locations closed
  • Friday, April 19, both locations close at 2 p.m.
  • Both locations are closed on Sundays.

Randolph and Delaware County residents  still in need of assistance can also call 866-211-9966 and be connected with state resources.

Stephanie Wiechmann is our Managing Editor and “All Things Considered” Host.  Contact her at slwiechmann@bsu.edu.