DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER SET TO CLOSE IN GOLDEN

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Release date: 
October 2, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-035

DENVER – The Coal Creek Canyon Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Golden will close 7 p.m., MDT, Friday, Oct. 4.

Coal Creek Canyon Community Center

31528 Hwy 72

Coal Creek Canyon

Golden, CO 80403

Survivors can continue to receive in-person help from representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) at 12 other DRCs. A variety of specialists are available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. Recovery specialists also help disaster survivors get in touch with volunteer organizations and find out about other programs that may be able to help.

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

But before going to any DRC, people with damage and losses should register with FEMA.

To register by phone, call FEMA at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585). Survivors who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services may call 800-621-3362 to register. The toll-free numbers remain open from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., MDT, seven days a week.

Those with speech or hearing impairment may call (TTY) 800-462-7585. Help is available in many languages.

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

For individuals visiting a DRC, who have hearing and visual disabilities or are deaf, DRCs can provide accommodations such 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

 For more information on the Colorado disaster operation, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4145    

Last Updated: 
October 2, 2013 - 20:29
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