Disaster Recovery Center Hours Reduced Beginning Monday

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Release date: 
November 7, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-087

DENVER – All Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will be open on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.

On Monday, Nov. 11, the hours of operation will change at all DRCs except one.

  • New hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., MST, and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., MST, for DRCs in Boulder, Estes Park, Evans, Longmont, Loveland and Lyons.
  • The Colorado Springs DRC at the Security Fire Department, 400 Security Blvd. will be open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., MST, through Saturday, Nov. 9, when it will close permanently.    

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.

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

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

Register with FEMA by phone, 800-621-3362, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., MST, seven days a week.  Multilingual phone operators are available on the FEMA Helpline. Choose Option 2 for Spanish and Option 3 for other languages. 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.

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

Last Updated: 
November 7, 2013 - 17:42
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