Last Chance To Visit Long Branch, Sayreville Recovery Centers

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Release date: 
February 5, 2013
Release Number: 
4086-101

TRENTON, N.J. -- The disaster recovery centers at Long Branch Fire Station No. 4 and the Sayreville Senior Center will close Saturday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m.                        

State and federal officials have been paying close attention to how many applicants are visiting centers throughout the state. Over the past weeks, the number of individuals seeking help at the Long Branch and Sayreville centers has dropped, indicating the information needs of survivors in the area have mostly been met. 

Those who want to visit a disaster recovery center in the Sayreville area can go to the Union Beach center at:

Union Beach Municipal Building

650 Poole Ave.

Union Beach, NJ 07735

Those who want to visit a disaster recovery center in the Long Branch area can go to the Belmar center at:

Belmar Municipal Building

601 Main St.

Belmar, NJ 07719                                                                                                       

Since the Long Branch disaster recovery center opened Nov. 19, 2012, there have been more than 2,500 visits from Hurricane Sandy survivors.

There have been nearly 2,500 visits to the Sayreville disaster recovery center since it opened Nov. 6, 2012.

Help and information are always available online or by phone. Survivors can check on the status of their disaster assistance applications at DisasterAssistance.gov, by using a smartphone or tablet at m.FEMA.gov, or by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 800-462-7585 or 711/VRS.

Survivors can ask questions about their Small Business Administration disaster home loan applications by calling 800-659-2955 or TTY 800-877-8339 or emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Additional resources are available online at FEMA.gov/SandyNJ.

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.

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The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.

Last Updated: 
February 5, 2013 - 16:30
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