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Camden And Hunterdon Disaster Recovery Centers To Close

Release date: 
November 24, 2012
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TRENTON, N.J. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Camden and Hunterdon counties

will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Survivors of Hurricane Sandy can continue to visit the other

33 DRCs serving individuals in New Jersey. Anyone can visit any DRC in any county or even another state.

Those affected by Sandy are encouraged to register with FEMA before visiting a DRC. 

Individuals can apply for assistance and follow up on previous applications by registering online

at, or by web-enabled mobile device at By phone

or 711/VRS call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.


Current DRC Locations are:

Atlantic County                                             Atlantic County                                

Atlantic City Convention Center                      Hamilton Mall            

1 Convention Blvd., Room 201                       4403 Blackhorse Pike (Route 322)                

Atlantic City, NJ 08401                                    Mays Landing, NJ 08330                               


Bergen County                                               Burlington County

Bergen County Plaza                                       Burlington Center Mall

1 Bergen Plaza, 4th Floor                                 2501 Burlington – Mount Holly Road 

Hackensack, NJ 07652                                    Suite 215

                                                                         Burlington, NJ 08016


Camden County                                             Cape May County                                        

Public Works Building                                      Cape May Courthouse Public Library            

2311 Egg Harbor Road                                    30 Mechanics St.

Lindenwold, NJ 08021                                     Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210

Closes Nov. 28


Cape May County                                         Cumberland County

Ocean City Community Center                        Emergency Management Agency Office

1735 Simpson Ave.                                          637 Bridgeton Ave., Lower Level

Ocean City, NJ 08226                                     Bridgeton, NJ 08302      


Essex County                                              Gloucester County   

Willing Heart Community Care Center          Government Services Building

555 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.                   1200 North Delsea Dr.

Newark, NJ  07103                                        Clayton, NJ 08312


Hudson County                                             Hudson County

Adjacent to Office Depot                                Jersey City Museum

59 Washington St.                                          350 Montgomery St.

Hoboken, NJ 07030                                       Jersey City, NJ 07302


Hunterdon County                                         Mercer County

Department of Public Safety Annex                 Mercer County Community College

77 Park Ave.                                                    1200 Old Trenton Road

Flemington, NJ 08822                                     West Windsor, NJ 08550

Closes Nov. 28


Middlesex County                                          Monmouth County                            

Sayreville Senior Center                                   Henry Hudson Trail Activity Center

423 Main St.                                                      945 Hwy. 36

Sayreville, NJ 08872                                         Leonardo, NJ 07737


Monmouth County                                         Monmouth County

Belmar Municipal Building                                Union Beach Municipal Building

601 Main St.                                                    650 Poole Ave.

Belmar, NJ 07719                                            Union Beach, NJ 07735


Monmouth County                                         Morris County

Long Branch Fire Station #4                            Morris Plains Community Center

199-205 Union Ave.                                         51 Jim Fear Drive

Long Branch, NJ 07740                                   Morris Plains, NJ 07950


Ocean County                                               Ocean County

Old Township Building                                   Bay Head Fire Station #1

775 East Bay Ave.                                          81 Bridge Ave.

Stafford, NJ 08050                                         Bay Head, NJ 08742


Ocean County                                               Ocean County

Bell Crest Plaza Store Front 4C                      Brick Township Civic Center

953 Fischer Blvd.                                            270 Chambers Bridge Rd.

Toms River, NJ  08753                                   Brick, NJ 08723


Ocean County                                                Ocean County

Little Egg Harbor Senior Center                       Harvey Cedars Bible Conference Center

641 Radio Road                                              12 Cedars Ave.

Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08087            Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

                                                                         (Long Beach Island)                                            


Passaic County                                              Salem County

Passaic County Department of Health             Penns Grove EMS Building

317 Pennsylvania Ave.                                    25 East Griffith St.

Paterson, NJ 07503                                         Penns Grove, NJ 08069                       


Somerset County                                           Sussex County

Somerset County Human Services                   Sussex County Community College

27 Warren St.                                                    1 College Hill Road

Somerville, NJ 08876                                        Newton, NJ 07860


Union County                                                 Union County

Chisholm School Community Center               Plainfield Senior Citizen’s

100 S. Springfield Ave.                                    Service Center

Springfield, NJ 07081                                      400 E. Front St.

                                                                        Plainfield, NJ 07060

Warren County

Franklin Township Municipal Building

2093 Route 57

Broadway, NJ 08808


In addition to the DRCs, there are also SBA Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) to serve business customers. SBA Customer Service Representatives are available at BRCs to provide one-on-one help to business owners seeking disaster assistance for losses. They are at the following locations, until further notice:


Atlantic County                                                         Bergen County

Richard Stockton College                                           Bergen Community College

Small Business Development Center                         Small Business Development Center 

35 South Martin Luther King Blvd.                             355 Main St., Room 121

Atlantic City, NJ 08401                                               Hackensack, NJ 07601

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                        Hours: Mon - Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Cape May County                                                     Essex County

Cape May County Chamber of Commerce                 Rutgers University

13 Crest Haven Road                                                 Small Business Development Center

Cape May, NJ 08210                                                  25 James St.   

Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                     Newark, NJ 07102

                                                                                   Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Hudson County                                                          Middlesex County

Small Business Development Center                          John F. Kennedy Library

New Jersey City University                                          500 Hoes Lane

285 West Side Ave., Suites 189 - 191                         Piscataway, NJ 08854                        

Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                   Jersey City, NJ 07305    

                                                                                     Hours: Mon. - Sat.10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

                         Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.                                                                                              


Monmouth County                                                Ocean County

Brookdale Community College                                Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce

765 Newman Springs Road                                    Stafford Heritage Park Train Station and Rail Car     

Bankier Library, Room 246 (SBDC)                       (Across from Manahawkin Lake between RT 9 and

Lincroft, NJ 07738                                                   RT 72)

Hours: Mon- Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.                              West Bay Ave.

                                                                                Manahawkin, NJ 08050

                                                                                Hours:   Mon – Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Passaic County                                                    Union County

William Paterson University                                   Kean University - SBDC

Small Business Development Center                    Business One-Stop Service – The Incubator

131 Ellison St.                                                       320 Park Ave.

Paterson, NJ 07505                                              Plainfield, NJ 07060

Hours: Mon- Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.                           Hours: Mon- Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All BRCs are closed Nov. 23 – 25, and will reopen Monday, Nov. 26.


Renters, homeowners and businesses that do not need one-on-one assistance do not need to visit a center. They can apply for an SBA disaster loan online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at


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Last Updated: 
November 24, 2012 - 16:18
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