Alabama Recovery Centers Open in Calhoun, Elmore and Jefferson Counties

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May 7, 2011
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ATLANTA – Three new disaster recovery centers are open in Calhoun, Elmore and Jefferson counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the recent storms and tornadoes in Alabama. The centers will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week until further notice at the following addresses:

Calhoun County
Ohatchee Town Hall
7801 Alabama Highway 77
Ohatchee, Ala. 36275

Elmore County
Hardin Building
40 Kowaliga Road
Eclectic, Ala. 36024

Jefferson County
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
306 Avenue U
Birmingham (Pratt City area), Ala. 35214

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Alabama Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will staff the centers to explain disaster assistance programs and help survivors apply for aid.

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, the FEMA helpline (800-621-FEMA), or for Web-enabled devices or smartphones.   

If possible, before going to a disaster recovery center, those with storm losses should register with FEMA by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362), online at or use a smartphone or tablet to get to Those with a speech or hearing impairment may call (TTY) 800-462-7585.


Federal disaster assistance can include grants for rental assistance and home repairs, low-interest loans from the SBA to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help recover from the effects of the disaster.

Editor’s note: Other disaster recovery centers are open at the following sites:

Cullman County
1701 2nd Ave S.W.
Cullman, Ala. 35055

DeKalb County    
Tom Bevill Center
115 Main St. W.
Rainsville, Ala. 35986

Franklin County
Russellville Parks and Recreation Center
204 Ash Ave.
Russellville, Ala. 35653

Jefferson County
Union Hill Baptist Church
7049 Taylor’s Ferry Road
Bessemer, Ala. 35023

National Guard Armory
140 Cane Creek Road
Warrior, Ala. 35180

Old Ashley Furniture Store
3429 Lowery Parkway
Fultondale, Ala. 35068
Lawrence County
Moulton Recreation Center
13550 Court St.
Moulton, Ala. 35650

Marengo County
National Guard Armory
2400 East Coats Ave.
Linden, Ala. 36748

Marion County
Old Indies House Plant
8741 Highway 172
Hackleburg, Ala. 35564

Marshall County
Guntersville Recreation Center
1500 Sunset Drive
Guntersville, Ala. 35976

St. Clair County
Greensport Baptist Church
9305 Shoal Creek Road
Ashville, Ala. 35953

Sumter County
Geiger Town Hall
201 Broadway St.
Geiger, Ala. 35459

Tuscaloosa County
American Legion Post
3120 University Blvd. E.
Tuscaloosa, Ala. 35404

Coaling Town Hall
11281 Stephens Loop Road
Coaling, Ala. 35023
Walker County
Cordova High School
183 School Road
Cordova, Ala....

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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