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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Bergen County

DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER OPENS IN BERGEN COUNTY

Residents and Small Businesses can Apply for Disaster Relief In-Person

 Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Hackensack to assist residents and businesses with applying for Federal disaster relief. The center has representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration on hand to handle applications in-person.

 The Disaster Recovery Center is located on the first floor of the Bergen Community College Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center, at 355 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601. The Disaster Recovery Center will be open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice. Parking is available on Berry Street.

 Bergen County residents and businesses sustaining losses as a result of Hurricane Ida are eligible to apply for Federal disaster relief.  Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.

 Bergen County residents and business owners can also apply for disaster relief directly by visiting www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time).

 For FEMA on-site locations in different municipalities around the County click here.

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