Disaster Recovery Centers Change Hours for Holidays

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Release date: 
December 22, 2012
Release Number: 
4086, 069

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey disaster recovery centers will continue to provide assistance for Hurricane Sandy survivors during the holiday season.

The centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The Hoboken center will be closed all day on Christmas Eve. All centers will be closed Christmas Day. Normal hours will resume Wednesday, Dec. 26.

The centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. They will be closed New Year’s Day. Normal hours will resume Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.

Survivors can visit any of the centers to meet with Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster specialists, receive assistance about low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration and find information about other disaster assistance programs.

Non-holiday hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The centers are currently located at:

Bergen County

Bergen County Plaza

1 Bergen Plaza

4th Floor

Hackensack, NJ 07652

Essex County

Willing Heart Community Care Center

555 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Newark, NJ 07103

Hudson County

City Hall

94 Washington St.

Hoboken, NJ 07030

Bayonne City Museum

229 Broadway

Bayonne, NJ 07002

Jersey City Museum

350 Montgomery St.

Jersey City, NJ 07302

Middlesex County

Sayreville Senior Center

423 Main St.

Sayreville, NJ 08872

Woodbridge Health Center

2 George Frederick Plaza

Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Monmouth County

Belmar Municipal Building

601 Main St.

Belmar, NJ 07719

Henry Hudson Trail Activity Center

945 Highway 36

Leonardo, NJ 07737

Long Branch Fire Station No. 4

199-205 Union Ave.

Long Branch, NJ 07740

Union Beach Municipal Building

650 Poole Ave.

Union Beach, NJ 07735

Ocean County

Bay Head Fire Station No. 1

81 Bridge Ave.

Bay Head, NJ 08742

Dec. 24 hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The center’s regular hours of 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. will change to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 26

Bell Crest Plaza Store Front 4C

953 Fischer Blvd.

Toms River, NJ 08753

Brick Township Civic Center

270 Chambers Bridge Road

Brick, NJ 08723

Harvey Cedars Bible Conference Center

12 Cedars Ave.

Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

Little Egg Harbor Senior Center

641 Radio Road

Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08087

Old Township Building

775 East Bay Ave.

Stafford, NJ 08050

Passaic County

Passaic County Department of Health

317 Pennsylvania Ave.

Paterson, NJ 07503

Union County

Gregorio Recreation Center

330 Helen St.

Linden, NJ 07036

Plainfield Senior Citizen’s Service Center

400 East Front St.

Plainfield, NJ 07060

To find the nearest recovery center, 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, visit the disaster recovery center locator at www.FEMA.gov/disaster-recovery-centers.

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Last Updated: 
December 22, 2012 - 13:52
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