Nine Western New Jersey Disaster Recovery Centers to Go to Rotating Schedule
For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Drewniak
Saturday, November 24, 2012 Kevin Roberts
Trenton, NJ – To continue serving Hurricane Sandy disaster survivors in the Garden State, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and FEMA will change the hours of nine western Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs). Beginning Monday, Nov. 26, all DRC services will be available on a rotating basis for a period of three days at a time in each of the fixed DRC locations already identified by the state. Anyone can visit any DRC in any county or even another state.
DRCs will be in the following locations on the following dates from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.:
Burlington County Thursday, Nov. 29 – Saturday, Dec. 1
Burlington Center Mall Monday, Dec. 10 – Wednesday, Dec. 12
2501 Burlington – Mount Holly Road
Burlington, NJ 08016
Cumberland County Monday, Nov. 26 – Wednesday, Nov. 28
Emergency Management Agency Office Thursday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 8
637 Bridgeton Ave., Lower Level
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Gloucester County Thursday, Nov. 29 – Saturday, Dec. 1
Government Services Building Monday, Dec. 10 – Wednesday, Dec. 12
1200 North Delsea Dr.
Clayton, NJ 08312
Mercer County Monday, Nov. 26 – Wednesday, Nov. 28
Mercer County Community College Thursday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 8
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Morris County Monday, Nov. 26 – Wednesday, Nov. 28
Morris Plains Community Center Thursday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 8
51 Jim Fear Drive
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Salem County Monday, Dec. 3 – Wednesday, Dec. 5
Penns Grove EMS Building Thursday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec.15
25 East Griffith St.
Penns Grove, NJ 08069
Somerset County Monday, Dec. 3 – Wednesday, Dec. 5
Somerset County Human Services Thursday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec.15
27 Warren St.
Somerville, NJ 08876
Sussex County Monday, Dec. 3 – Wednesday, Dec. 5
Sussex County Community College Thursday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec.15
1 College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 07860
Warren County Thursday, Nov. 29 – Saturday, Dec. 1
Franklin Township Municipal Building Monday, Dec. 10 – Wednesday, Dec. 12
2093 Route 57
Broadway, NJ 08808
DRCs allow residents to speak one-on-one to recovery representatives. FEMA program specialists are available to provide registration and other information, and to answer questions at the centers.
These include mitigation specialists who can provide guidance on cost-effective rebuilding and repair techniques to reduce property damage in future disasters.
In addition to FEMA program specialists, customer service representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to answer questions about the SBA low-interest disaster loan program, and to assist with disaster loan applications.
Anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy is encouraged to apply for assistance before going to a DRC. Individuals can register for assistance and follow up on previous applications by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or by web-enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov. By phone or 711/VRS, you can call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.
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