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Disaster Recovery Centers Open In Bartow, Pickens And Rabun Counties

Release date: 
May 6, 2011
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ATLANTA, Ga. ?-- Disaster recovery centers opened Friday in Bartow, Pickens and Rabun counties to help people whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. The centers will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week at the following addresses until further notice:

Bartow County
Clarence Brown Conference Center
5450 Highway 20
Cartersville, GA 30121

Pickens County????????????????????????????????????????????
Pickens County Administrative Offices/EOC
1266 E. Church St.
Jasper, GA 30143

Rabun County
Clayton City Hall
837 Hwy 76 West
Clayton, GA 30525

More centers will open soon in other counties designated for federal assistance. Survivors can find the closest center by using the online disaster recovery center locator at or on a Web-enabled mobile device or smartphone.?

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Georgia Emergency Management Agency and other agencies are available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. Recovery specialists also can help disaster survivors with referrals to other assistance programs.

Before going to a center, people with storm losses are encouraged to register with FEMA online at or call 800-621-FEMA (3362). Those with speech or hearing impairment may call (TTY) 800-462-7585. Help is available in most languages.

Persons affected by the storms can also apply for federal assistance directly through a Web-enabled mobile device or smartphone by visiting
Federal disaster assistance can include grants for rental assistance and home repairs, low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help recover from the effects of the disaster.

Disaster recovery centers are also open in the following locations:

All centers are typically open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week with the single exception that Walker County will be open 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Mother's Day.

Catoosa County
Catoosa County Learning Center
36 Muscogee Trail
Ringgold, GA 30736

Dade County????????????????????????????????????????????????
Dade County Board of Commissioners Room
71 Case Ave.
Trenton, GA 30752????????????????????????????????????????

Floyd County
Hamler Gym
300 W. 3rd St.
Rome, GA 30161

Spalding County??????????????????????????????????????????
Voter Registrar's Office
819 Memorial Drive
Griffin, GA 30223

Meriwether County
Callaway Community Center
Kersey Park
121 Perry St.
Manchester, GA 31816

Troup County??????????????????????????????????????????????
Mike Daniel Recreation Center
1220 LaFayette Parkway
LaGrange, GA 30241

Lamar and Monroe counties
Lamar County Service Center
118 Academy Drive
Barnesville, GA 30204

Greene and Morgan counties??????????????????????
Morgan County Recreation Gym
1253 College Drive
Madison, GA 30650??????????????????????????????????????

Walker County
Walker County Agricultural Center

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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