FEMA Disaster Recovery Center and Mobile Registration Intake Centers now open in Santa Clara County to help community members impacted by January Storms

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2023


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FEMA Disaster Recovery Center and Mobile Registration Intake Centers now open in Santa Clara County to help community members impacted by January Storms

Community members are encouraged to apply now for disaster assistance before the filing period closes on July 25, 2023

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – County of Santa Clara officials strongly urge community members who have been impacted by the January storms to apply for federal disaster assistance. The application period is open now until July 25, 2023, to provide affected community members an opportunity to seek financial assistance for disaster-related costs.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) amended its Major Disaster Declaration on May 25 to include Santa Clara County for the Individual Assistance Program, which includes temporary emergency housing or money for home repairs of primary residences and help with medical, dental, personal property, transportation, and moving-and-storage expenses that are disaster-related.

“Since the storms began, the County and our partners have been working to get as much assistance as possible to help community members who were impacted,” said Darrell Ray, Deputy Director of the Office of Emergency Management. “If you were affected by this disaster, be sure to apply now. There are a number of locations available to help walk residents through the process of getting the resources they need.

To provide on-site assistance, the County has set up a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), where officials from FEMA and several state agencies will be available to help residents with registration:

The Pavilion at Redwood Estates
21450 Madrone Dr., Los Gatos, CA 95033
Hours of Operation:
June 13 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
June 14 to June 27 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
June 28 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

To apply for Individual Assistance, community members will need to bring with them the following documentation:

  • Personal information (address, Social Security number, contact information, etc.)
  • Household income
  • Insurance information
  • Bank account information (to deposit funds into your account)

There will also be two Mobile Registration Intake Centers (MRIC) that will periodically move to different areas in the county to facilitate registration.

Consumer and Environmental Protection Agency, Agricultural Division
80 W Highland Ave., Building K, San Martin, CA 95046
Hours of Operation:
June 12 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
June 13 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
June 14 from 1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
June 15 to June 22 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

City of Mountain View Police and Fire Administration Building
1000 Villa St., Mountain View, CA 94041
Hours of Operation:
June 13 to June 18 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

“We commend the dedication exhibited by our local, state, and federal partners in coordinating the establishment of the Disaster Recovery Center and Mobile-Registration Intake Centers in Santa Clara County. Their tireless efforts and collaborative spirit have played an instrumental role in the County's recovery from the January Storms,” said Dana Reed, Director of the Office of Emergency Management. “By working hand in hand and demonstrating an unwavering commitment, our community members have access to the essential resources and services required for their recovery efforts. This partnership and collective commitment ensure that the needs of our community are met during this critical time. Together, we will overcome the challenges posed by the storms and emerge as a more resilient community.”

Santa Clara County community members can apply for disaster assistance 24 hours a day, Monday to Sunday, by calling FEMA at 800-621-3362. For relay service, such as a videophone, Innocaption, or CapTel, call TTY 800-462-7585 and provide FEMA with the specific number assigned to that service during registration.

For additional recovery information, please visit www.preparescc.org/recovery. 

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