AUSTIN, Texas – The State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at the East Montgomery County Courthouse Annex, in New Caney, will consolidate with the Conroe DRC on Monday, Feb. 12, at 9 a.m.
The Conroe center, which will serve Montgomery County and surrounding areas including New Caney and Conroe, is located at:
Conroe Police Department
700 Old Montgomery Rd.
Conroe, TX 77301
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
New Caney DRC: Friday-Saturday, Feb. 9-10, 9 a.m.-6 pm.
DRCs offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.
Recovery specialists from the State of Texas, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency and other agencies will be at the DRC.
Disaster recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities, and are equipped with assistive technology equipment such as amplified telephones, phones that display text, amplified listening devices and magnifiers. Video Remote Interpreting is available and in-person sign language is available by request. The centers also have accessible parking, ramps and restrooms.
American Sign Language interpreters are available to assist at a DRC. Requests can be made via text message at (470) 379-5943. Survivors will need to provide their name, the address of the DRC they will be visiting, the date and time of their visit and the type of sign language they are requesting. All requests for help should be made at least 24 hours in advance of a DRC visit to ensure assistance is available.
For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, or Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.