NEW YORK – The State of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have a new Disaster Recovery Center in Rockland County to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy.
The center’s location and hours are:
River View Park
Beach Road (Rt. 110) and E. Main St. (Rt.108)
Stony Point, NY 10980
Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sun., Dec. 9
Disaster Recovery Centers are one-stop shops for eligible storm survivors to get face-to-face help as quickly as possible.
In addition to the new site in Rockland County, about 30 other Disaster Recovery Centers remain open throughout New York to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Anyone who sustained damage in counties designated for federal individual disaster assistance can visit any of the centers.
To find the one nearest you, the following options are available: Text DRC and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA), and a text message will be sent back with the address. Also, check out the disaster recovery center locator at www.FEMA.gov/disaster-recovery-centers.
Individuals can register online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services (VRS) can call 800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers operate 24 hours a day seven days a week until further notice.
Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property loss and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.