Disaster Recovery Centers to Remain Open July 4

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Release date: 
July 1, 2002
Release Number: 
1421-11

Denver, CO -- To serve the needs of people and businesses affected by the Colorado wildfires, Disaster Recovery Centers in Ca?on City, Durango, Glenwood Springs and Woodland Park will remain open Thursday, July 4, according to state and federal officials. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The centers are located at:

Garden Park High School
(formerly Cañon Market)
210 N. 6th St. at Macon
Cañon City, CO
Riverview Elementary School
2900 Mesa Ave.
Durango, CO
1317 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO
Woodland Park High School Cafeteria
151 N. Baldwin
Woodland Park, CO

Recovery teams at the centers are available to answer questions and provide recovery information about various assistance programs to affected individuals and business owners. Disaster programs include temporary housing assistance, individual and family grants, low-interest disaster loans and disaster temporary unemployment insurance. This is also an opportunity for homeowners to receive information about wildfire mitigation and safety tips.

Individuals affected by the fires are urged to start the application process before visiting the centers by calling FEMA's toll-free number at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Hearing and speech-impaired individuals may call 1-800-462-7585 (TTY).

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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