Disaster Assistance Center Transitions Services, FEMA/SBA Remains in Place
Department: Board of County Commissioners
Release Date: Oct 2, 2013
Loveland: Tom Hacker, Loveland Public Information Officer, (970) 962-2302, firstname.lastname@example.org
Larimer County: Deni La Rue: Larimer County Community Information Manager (970) 227-9935, email@example.com
Larimer County, Colorado – Services for flood survivors at the Northern Colorado Disaster Assistance Center (DAC), Building B, 815 14th St. SW in Loveland, will transition out as of Friday, October 4 at 7p.m. Services at the DAC are still available at normal agency locations. Approximately 1,000 families affected by recent flood events have accessed the DAC for a wide range of assistance from housing to transportation and employment to health and human services and mental health, to insurance, planning and building, document replacement, food needs, extension services, and the services of local non-profits such as United Way of Larimer County 211 and others who are providing a variety of services and assistance.
- A list of services will be located on the Larimer County Flood Long-Term Recovery web site at http://larimer.org/flooding2013/. The public is encouraged to stay informed by signing up at the site, a free subscription, to be notified when new information is published.
- Larimer County has also established a central telephone line, (970) 498-7140, to route callers to a variety of flood-recovery service providers.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will continue to at the 815 14th
St. SW Loveland location until further notice from 9a.m. - 7p.m. daily. Anyone impacted in any way by recent flooding events is encouraged to sign up with FEMA for possible direct services or financial assistance and can register at the Loveland FEMA location. Individuals may also register with FEMA online at www.disasterassistance.gov or by telephone at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The Small Business Administration, also a federal agency, is co-located with FEMA and will remain at the same location.
The Distribution Center, Building D, 815 14th St. SW in Loveland (with entrance from Taft Avenue), will continue to operate at the Loveland site through October from 10a.m.-7p.m. Monday-Friday and 1p.m.-7p.m. Saturday and Sunday, except for Saturday October 5th when they will be closed. The Distribution Center provides clothes, non-perishables, water, appliances, furniture and more for flood survivors. They require a photo ID along with a DAC-FEMA issued number to use the services. The Distribution Center is not accepting used clothing but are accepting non-perishable food items and cleaning supplies.
The Red Cross will also continue to provide services at a separate location across the street from the DAC at 730 SW 14th St. from 9a.m.-6p.m. daily. ###