DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER OPENS IN COLORADO SPRINGS

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Release date: 
September 24, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-016

DENVER – The first Disaster Recovery Center in El Paso County is open in Colorado Springs. Survivors who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides can get information about disaster assistance.

EL PASO COUNTY  

Colorado Springs Fire Training Center

375 Printers Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO 80910

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week

 

Seven other DRCs are open in Adams, Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties. The DRCs are operated by the Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), county and local governments.

ADAMS COUNTY

South Adams County Fire Department

4711 E. 69th Ave.

Commerce City, CO 80022

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week

 

BOULDER COUNTY

Premier Credit Union Building

5495 Arapahoe Ave.

Boulder, CO 80303

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week

 

Twin Peaks Mall

1250 S. Hover Road

Longmont, CO 80501

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week

           

LARIMER COUNTY

Rocky Mountain Park Inn Conference Center

101 S. St. Vrain Ave.

Estes Park, CO 80517

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.

 

Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology

815 14th St. SW.

Loveland, CO 80537

Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week

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WELD COUNTY

Island Grove Exhibition Hall

525 N. 15th Ave.

Greeley, CO 80631

Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week

 

Milliken Community Complex

1101 Broad St.

Milliken, CO 80543

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7p.m., seven days a week

Representatives from FEMA and the SBA are among the agencies represented at each DRC to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid.

For individuals who have hearing and visual disabilities or are deaf, Disaster Recovery Centers can provide such accommodations as: 

• Captioned telephones, which transcribe spoken words into text
• The booklet “Help After a Disaster” in large print and Braille
• American Sign Language interpreters, available upon request 
• Magnifiers and assistive listening devices
• 711-Relay or Video Relay Services

Survivors with losses from the storms, flooding, mudslides or landslides will save time by registering for help from FEMA before going to a DRC.

Register with FEMA by phone:  800-621-FEMA (3362). People who have a speech disability or are deaf or hard of hearing may call (TTY) 800-462-7585; users of 711 or Video Relay Service can call 800-621-3362. Help is available in many languages.

Register online:  www.DisasterAssistance.gov.

Register by Web-enabled device, tablet or smartphone: type m.fema.gov in the browser.

For more information on the disaster operations, go to fema.gov/disaster/4145

Last Updated: 
September 24, 2013 - 14:15
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