FEMA Recovery Center Revisions Around Albany
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) revised the hours and locations of its Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) over the weekend as well as the Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers. Some of the locations will actually be closing while others will have limited days and hours. Some of the locations are right here in the Capital Region.
The Rensselaer County DRC closed on Saturday, October 1st. It was located at the Social Services Office in Troy. Other locations that closed include the ones in Essex, Nassau, Suffolk, and Ulster counties.
Albany County will be closing their DRC at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office at 24 Martin Road, in Voorheesville, effective Tuesday, October 4th. The DRC at F.B. Peck Hose Company fire station in Saratoga County will also close tomorrow as well as the DRC at the Lake Luzerne Town Hall on Lake Avenue in Warren County.
As for change in available times, the MDRC at the Hoosick Grand Union Marketin Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, their new hours are 8am to 8pm from October 2nd to October 4th. They are located on Route 22.
For more information on where centers are still open and what services they can provide you, you can call FEMA’s helpline at 800-621-3362 or visit their website.