More Disaster Recovery Centers Open Friday In New Jersey

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Release date: 
May 11, 2010
Release Number: 
1897-033

SOMERSET, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Burlington, Cumberland and Ocean counties at noon on Friday, May 14 to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the storms and flooding of mid-March.

The locations of the three new DRCs are as follows:

Burlington County
Volunteer Fire Company Building
106 Broad Street
Hainesport Twp., NJ 08036

Cumberland County
EOC/Public Safety Building
637 Bridgeton Avenue
Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Ocean County
Brick Township Civic Center
270 Chambersbridge Road, Suite 11
Brick, NJ 08723

After opening at noon on Friday, each DRC will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday until further notice. Closed Sundays.
With the opening of these DRCs, FEMA will have DRCs operating in 12 flood-stricken, federally declared New Jersey counties. 

Each DRC is staffed with FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration and state agency disaster recovery specialists who are ready to help flood survivors through the recovery process. Survivors are encouraged to register with FEMA before visiting a center.

Flood survivors should call FEMA's toll-free number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY/TDD 1-800-462-7585 for people with speech and hearing disabilities (for relay service, call 711 or 1-800-852-7897) between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m., seven days a week. Multi-lingual operators are available to answer calls during this time. Residents may also register online anytime at www.disasterassistance.gov.

At the Disaster Recovery Center, visitors can:

  • Receive information about different types of state and federal disaster assistance.
  • Get help completing low-interest loan applications from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for homeowners, renters and business owners.
  • Inquire about the status of applications for federal assistance.
  • May receive referrals to voluntary organizations to help with immediate unmet needs.
  • Learn cost-effective mitigation measures to reduce the impact of future disaster losses.

HOURS AND LOCATIONS OF ALL DRCs

Until further notice, daily hours at each DRC are from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The DRCs are closed Sundays.

 

Atlantic County
Belcoville Firehouse
1201 Loretta Avenue
Belcoville, NJ 08330
(in Weymouth Township, off Route 50)

Burlington County
Volunteer Fire Company Building
106 Broad Street
Hainesport Twp., NJ 08036

Cape May County
Library Basement 
(Children's Learning Center)
30 Mechanic Street
Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210

Cumberland County
EOC/Public Safety Building
637 Bridgeton Avenue
Bridgeton, NJ  08302

Gloucester County
Government Services Building
1200 North Delsea Drive
Clayton, NJ 08312

Mercer County 
Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison Street, Suite C
(between Camillo's Cafe and Ace Hardware)
Princeton, NJ 08540

Middlesex County
Senior Citizen Center
423 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Sayreville, NJ 08872

Monmouth County
Henry Hudson Trail Activity Center
945 Route 36
Leonardo, NJ 07737

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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