FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Paducah, McCracken County, is changing its hours. The center, operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will now be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
McCracken County Disaster Recovery Center
The Convention Expo Center
415 Park Street
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The center will close permanently at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17.
"I encourage anyone with questions about disaster assistance to take advantage of this center in the next week," said Federal Coordinating Officer Steve Ward. "Even after the centers close, FEMA will continue working to ensure affected Kentuckians get the help they need to recover."
After the center closes, individuals with questions can contact the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585 for those who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired.
Representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration and FEMA will be available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. Before going to a center, people with storm losses are encouraged to register with FEMA online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or call 800-621-FEMA (3362). Those with speech or hearing impairment may call (TTY) 800-462-7585. Help is available in most languages.
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders 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.