Camden And Hunterdon Disaster Recovery Centers To Close

  • Saturday, November 24, 2012
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TRENTON, N.J. — The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Camden and Hunterdon counties will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Survivors of Hurricane Sandy can continue to visit the other 33 DRCs serving individuals in New Jersey. Anyone can visit any DRC in any county or even another state.

Those affected by Sandy are encouraged to register with FEMA before visiting a DRC. 

Individuals can apply for assistance and follow up on previous applications by registering online at, or by web-enabled mobile device at By phone or 711/VRS call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.

Current DRC Locations are:

Atlantic County                                                Atlantic County                                
Atlantic City Convention Center                          Hamilton Mall                       
1 Convention Blvd., Room 201                           4403 Blackhorse Pike (Route 322)               
Atlantic City, NJ 08401                                       Mays Landing, NJ 08330                              
Bergen County                                                 Burlington County
Bergen County Plaza                                         Burlington Center Mall
1 Bergen Plaza, 4th Floor                                    2501 Burlington – Mount Holly Road - Suite 215 
Hackensack, NJ 07652                                      Burlington, NJ 08016              
Camden County                                               Cape May County                                        
Public Works Building                                       Cape May Courthouse Public Library                      
2311 Egg Harbor Road                                      30 Mechanics St.
Lindenwold, NJ 08021                                        Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210
Closes Nov. 28

Cape May County                                             Cumberland County
Ocean City Community Center                            Emergency Management Agency Office
1735 Simpson Ave.                                           637 Bridgeton Ave., Lower Level
Ocean City, NJ 08226                                        Bridgeton, NJ 08302      

Essex County                                                   Gloucester County   
Willing Heart Community Care Center                  Government Services Building
555 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.                         1200 North Delsea Dr.
Newark, NJ  07103                                             Clayton, NJ 08312

Hudson County                                                Hudson County
Adjacent to Office Depot                                   Jersey City Museum
59 Washington St.                                             350 Montgomery St.
Hoboken, NJ 07030                                           Jersey City, NJ 07302
Hunterdon County                                            Mercer County
Department of Public Safety Annex                   Mercer County Community College
77 Park Ave.                                                     1200 Old Trenton Road
Flemington, NJ 08822                                        West Windsor, NJ 08550
Closes Nov. 28
Middlesex County                                            Monmouth County                            
Sayreville Senior Center                                     Henry Hudson Trail Activity Center
423 Main St.                                                      945 Hwy. 36
Sayreville, NJ 08872                                          Leonardo, NJ 07737

Monmouth County                                           Monmouth County
Belmar Municipal Building                                  Union Beach Municipal Building
601 Main St.                                                      650 Poole Ave.
Belmar, NJ 07719                                              Union Beach, NJ 07735

Monmouth County                                           Morris County
Long Branch Fire Station #4                               Morris Plains Community Center
199-205 Union Ave.                                           51 Jim Fear Drive
Long Branch, NJ 07740                                      Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Ocean County                                                  Ocean County
Old Township Building                                       Bay Head Fire Station #1
775 East Bay Ave.                                             81 Bridge Ave.
Stafford, NJ 08050                                            Bay Head, NJ 08742

Ocean County                                                  Ocean County
Bell Crest Plaza Store Front 4C                          Brick Township Civic Center
953 Fischer Blvd.                                              270 Chambers Bridge Rd.
Toms River, NJ  08753                                       Brick, NJ 08723

Ocean County                                                  Ocean County
Little Egg Harbor Senior Center                          Harvey Cedars Bible Conference Center
641 Radio Road                                                12 Cedars Ave.
Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08087                Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008 (Long Beach Island)                                            

Passaic County                                                Salem County
Passaic County Department of Health                Penns Grove EMS Building
317 Pennsylvania Ave.                                       25 East Griffith St.
Paterson, NJ 07503                                           Penns Grove, NJ 08069                       

Somerset County                                             Sussex County
Somerset County Human Services                     Sussex County Community College
27 Warren St.                                                    1 College Hill Road
Somerville, NJ 08876                                         Newton, NJ 07860

Union County                                                   Union County
Chisholm School Community Center                   Plainfield Senior Citizen’s Service Center
100 S. Springfield Ave.                                      400 E. Front St.
Springfield, NJ 07081                                        Plainfield, NJ 07060

Warren County
Franklin Township Municipal Building
2093 Route 57
Broadway, NJ 08808

In addition to the DRCs, there are also SBA Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) to serve business customers. SBA Customer Service Representatives are available at BRCs to provide one-on-one help
to business owners seeking disaster assistance for losses. They are at the following locations, until further notice:

Atlantic County                                                            Bergen County
Richard Stockton College                                              Bergen Community College
Small Business Development Center                              Small Business Development Center
35 South Martin Luther King Blvd.                                  355 Main St., Room 121
Atlantic City, NJ 08401                                                   Hackensack, NJ 07601
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                            Hours: Mon - Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cape May County                                                         Essex County
Cape May County Chamber of Commerce                      Rutgers University
13 Crest Haven Road                                                     Small Business Development Center
Cape May, NJ 08210                                                     25 James St.   
Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                          Newark, NJ 07102
                                                                                    Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hudson County                                                            Middlesex County
Small Business Development Center                              John F. Kennedy Library
New Jersey City University                                             500 Hoes Lane
285 West Side Ave., Suites 189 - 191                             Piscataway, NJ 08854                        
Jersey City, NJ 07305                                                    Hours: Mon. - Sat.10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                     Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.                                                                                            

Monmouth County                                                       Ocean County
Brookdale Community College                                       Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce
765 Newman Springs Road                                            Stafford Heritage Park Train Station and Rail Car     
Bankier Library, Room 246 (SBDC)                                 (Across from Manahawkin Lake between RT 9 and
Lincroft, NJ 07738                                                         RT 72)
Hours: Mon- Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                    West Bay Ave.
                                                                                    Manahawkin, NJ 08050
                                                                                    Hours:   Mon – Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Passaic County                                                            Union County
William Paterson University                                            Kean University - SBDC
Small Business Development Center                              Business One-Stop Service – The Incubator
131 Ellison St.                                                               320 Park Ave.
Paterson, NJ 07505                                                       Plainfield, NJ 07060
Hours: Mon- Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                    Hours: Mon- Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All BRCs are closed Nov. 23 – 25, and will reopen Monday, Nov. 26.
Renters, homeowners and businesses that do not need one-on-one assistance do not need to visit a center. They can apply for an SBA disaster loan online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at


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