WARWICK, R. I. -- The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Westerly Town Hall is relocating on Friday. Its new location will be:
South County Community Action Agency – Open April 16
34 Pond St.
Westerly, R.I. 02891
Hours at the new location will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice.
Other DRCs currently operating in Rhode Island include:
150 Hillside Road.
Cranston, R.I. 02920
West Warwick Community Center
145 Washington St.
West Warwick, R.I. 02893
Bristol Fire Station
4 Annawamscutt Dr.
Bristol, R.I. 02809
Middletown Police Station
123 Valley Road.
Middletown, R.I. 02842
500 Mendon Road.
Cumberland, R.I. 02864
160 Old Tower Hill Road.
South Kingstown, R.I. 02879
At a DRC, residents can receive disaster assistance information, inquire about the status of applications for federal assistance, get help completing low-interest loan applications from the U.S. Small Business Administration and more.
Also available to assist Rhode Islanders with flood recovery information and referral are staff from various state agencies, including:
- The Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals (MHRH) to assist with mental health and behavioral issues.
- Representatives from the state’s Community Action Projects (CAPS) to offer assistance with basic emergency needs.
- Case management staff to assist seniors who have been affected by the flood.
- The Department of Human Services staff is available at the Cranston, West Warwick and Westerly locations to assist with food stamps, cash assistance and medical assistance information, if necessary.
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders and to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to recover from, and mitigate all hazards.