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Disaster Recovery Centers Currently Open in Harris County

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Disaster Recovery Centers Currently Open in Harris County

 

Several Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) have opened in Harris County to help individuals and businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State of Texas, and other agencies will be at the centers to provide information about disaster assistance programs and guidance for filing an application. The DRC’s are now open at the following locations:

Bayland Community Center
6400 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77074
Hours: Daily, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Baytown Community Center
2407 Market Street
Baytown TX 77520
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Greenspoint Mall
263 Greenspoint Mall
Houston TX 77060
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Humble Senior Activity Center
1401 S Houston Avenue
Humble TX 77338
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Katy Mills Mall
5000 Katy Mills Circle
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Netrality Building
Suites 125 & 150
1301 Fannin Street
Houston TX 77002
Hours:  Daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pasadena Convention Center (opens Sept. 21)
7902 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77505
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 St. John Vianney Catholic Church
625 Nottingham Oaks Trail
Houston TX 77079
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

The Church Without Walls
5725 Queenston Boulevard
Houston TX 77084
Hours: Daily, 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

 Webster Civic Center
311 Pennsylvania Avenue
Webster TX 77598
Hours: Daily, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

 The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) disaster assistance employees are committed to helping businesses and residents rebuild as quickly as possible. SBA representatives are available to answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan program and help business owners and residents apply to SBA.

Disaster recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities. Centers have assistive technology equipment allowing disaster survivors to use amplified telephones, phones that display text, amplified listening devices for people with hearing loss and magnifiers for people with vision loss. Video Remote Interpreting is available and in-person sign language is available by request. The centers also have accessible parking, ramps and restrooms.

If possible, homeowners, renters and businesses should register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center. Eligible residents may register for assistance the following ways:

·         Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.

·         Phone 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).

·         Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit: fema.gov/mobile-app.

The following information is helpful when registering:

·         Address of the location where the damage occurred (pre-disaster address).

·         Current mailing address.

·         Current telephone number.

·         Insurance information.

·         Total household annual income.

·         Routing and account number for checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into a bank account).

·         A description of disaster-caused damage and losses.

 

Disaster survivors can visit any of the centers for assistance. Locations of other recovery centers are online at www.fema.gov/DRC 

 

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