Disaster Recovery Centers to Close in Key West, Marathon


ORLANDO, Fla. – Three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are scheduled to close Saturday, December 9, in Boynton Beach, Key West, and Marathon.

Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals and small business owners. Survivors still needing help may visit any DRC. They may locate one near them by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (Voice, 711 or VS) or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Helpline numbers are open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. A DRC locator can be found at https://www.fema.gov/disaster-recoverycenters or by using the FEMA App. The State of Florida does not offer Food For Florida (Disaster SNAP/D-SNAP) at DRCs. A list of Food for Florida sites is available online at
http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/access/fff/.

The DRCs are at the following addresses:

Boynton Beach (Palm Beach County)
Carolyn Sims Center
225 NW 12th Ave.
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
Hours: Monday to Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
THIS LOCATION CLOSES
DECEMBER 9 AT 7:00 P.M.

Key West (Monroe County)
The 6805 Building
3126 Flagler Ave.
Key West, FL 33040
Hours: Monday to Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
THIS LOCATION CLOSES
DECEMBER 9 AT 7:00 P.M.

Marathon (Monroe County)
Old Bank of America Building
6805 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050
Hours: Monday to Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
THIS LOCATION CLOSES
DECEMBER 9 AT 3:00 P.M.

If you have phone and/or internet access, you may also contact FEMA in one of the following ways:

Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.

Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 for voice, 711 and Video Relay Service (VRS). If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a TTY, call 800-462-7585.

You may have other needs while visiting a DRC:

If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, please see a DRC manager when you arrive.

Language translations are offered through Telephonic Interpretation Services in 200 languages.

For more information on Hurricane Irma and Florida recovery, visit www.FEMA.gov/IrmaFL, @FEMARegion4 Twitter account, or the Florida Division of Emergency Management website.

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FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.

FEMA’s temporary housing assistance and grants for transportation expenses, medical and dental expenses, and funeral and burial expenses do not require individuals to apply for an SBA loan. However, applicants who receive SBA loan applications must submit them to SBA to be eligible for assistance that covers personal property, vehicle repair or replacement, and moving and storage expenses.

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