SOCIAL SECURITY REPS AT TWIN PEAKS DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER

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Release date: 
September 25, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-020

DENVER – Bilingual (English and Spanish) Social Security representatives from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) will be at the Longmont Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boulder County on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

                                              Twin Peaks Mall

                                             1250 S. Hover Road

                                             Longmont, CO 80501

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

Bilingual representatives will be available to answer questions and provide information about Social Security for disaster survivors.

The SSA website is a resource for information: www.socialsecurity.gov and in Spanish at: www.segurosocial.gov. The website is also available for smart phones.

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration 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) from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., MDT seven days a week.

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

To find the DRC closest to you, go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers.

Last Updated: 
September 25, 2013 - 16:20
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