Three Additional Disaster Recovery Centers Open

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Release date: 
May 4, 2007
Release Number: 
1694-009

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Three additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will open at noon on Sunday, May 6 to assist New Jersey residents and business owners affected by the April severe storms and flooding, said officials at the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The following DRCs will be open Sunday, May 6 from noon to 7 p.m., and daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. thereafter.

East Pennsauken Fire Station
8362 Stockton Ave.
Pennsauken

Milltown Borough Park
71 Violet Terrace
Milltown

Gloucester County Government
Services Building
1200 N. Delsea Dr. (Rt 47)
Clayton

Representatives from the state, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be available to provide applicants with information regarding the types of assistance available.  SBA customer service representatives will be on hand at the DRCs to issue loan applications, answer questions about SBA's disaster loan program, explain the application process and help individuals complete their applications.

The following DRCs will be open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., effective May 6, until further notice.

Cranford Police Station
8 Springfield Ave.
Cranford

Secaucus OEM
1377 Paterson Plank Rd.
Secaucus

Manville Rescue Squad Building
2 South Third Ave.
Manville

Fairfield Community Center
376 Hollywood Ave.
Fairfield

Lumberton Municipal Building
34 Municipal Drive
Lumberton

Trenton Fire Headquarters
244 Perry St.
Trenton

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
214 Church St.
Bound Brook

Bergen County Office Building
1 Bergen Plaza (next to 10 Main St.)
Hackensack

Thomas Roger Building
2 Market Street, 2nd Floor
Paterson

Before visiting a DRC, individuals are urged to register for assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or TTY 1-800-462-7585, for those who are hearing or speech impaired. The FEMA registration line is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, until further notice. Those affected by the disaster can also register online at www.fema.gov.

FEMA coordinates the federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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