A new FEMA disaster recovery center will open on Saturday, September 10, in St. Louis City to provide one-on-one assistance to people directly affected by the July 25—28 flooding and severe storms.
Recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications.
The disaster recovery center location is:
Salvation Army Temple Center
2740 Arsenal St
St. Louis, MO 63118
(Near the corner of Arsenal and California)
Saturday hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Beginning Monday, September 12, the new hours for all recovery centers will be:
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed on Sundays
Other recovery centers are open in these locations:
ST. LOUIS CITY
Ranken Technical College
Mary Ann Lee Technology Center
1313 N. Newstead Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63113
(Near the corner of Newstead and Page)
ST. LOUIS COUNTY
Urban League Empowerment Center
9420 W. Florissant Ave.
Ferguson, MO 63136
University City Recreation Division
7210 Olive Blvd.
University City, MO 63130
Hazelwood Civic Center
8969 Dunn Road
Hazelwood, MO 63042
ST. CHARLES COUNTY
O’Fallon Municipal Centre
100 N. Main St.
O’Fallon, MO 63366
Developmental Disabilities Resource Board – DDRB Building
1025 Country Club Road
St. Charles, MO 63303
(Near I-70 at the Zumbehl Road Exit)
The DDRB location will close permanently on Wednesday, September 14, at 6 p.m.
No appointment is necessary to visit a Disaster Recovery Center. Walk-ins are welcome.
People directly affected by flooding in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County may visit any recovery center.
If you need help applying, FEMA can assist you at a Disaster Recovery Center.
Apply with FEMA online at DisasterAssistance.gov or call 800-621-FEMA (3362).
FEMA may be able to provide Individual Assistance grant money that does not have to be repaid for:
- Rental Assistance if you need to relocate because of flood damage
- Personal Property that was damaged or destroyed by flooding
- Lodging Reimbursement if you had to stay in a hotel temporarily
- Basic Home Repairs for homeowners whose primary residence was damaged by flooding
- Other Serious Needs caused by recent flooding
In addition to the assistance listed, please note the following:
- Only one application per household
- FEMA does not pay for lost or spoiled food.
- By law, FEMA is not allowed to duplicate insurance payments or assistance provided by other sources.
Homeowners and Renters: After applying with FEMA, if you have been referred to SBA for a disaster loan, please complete and submit the application. Submitting the SBA application makes it possible for you to be considered for additional grants if you are turned down for an SBA loan.
If you qualify for a loan, you will have that resource available if you choose to accept it.
Help with your SBA application is available at any of the Disaster Recovery Centers.
Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.