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Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Ionia, Livingston and Monroe Counties




FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Ionia, Livingston and Monroe counties at 8 a.m. March 4 to help residents in Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, Kent, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland and Wayne counties continue their recovery after the August 24-26, 2023, severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.

 

Specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration at the centers can help survivors apply for federal disaster assistance, upload documents, learn about ways to make their property more disaster-resistant and get their questions answered in person. All centers are open 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday to Saturday, except for the Wayne County Community College Downriver Campus in Taylor (Wayne County Southeast), which closes at 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. All centers are closed Sundays.

 

Assistance in languages other than English, including American Sign Language (ASL), and translated materials are available at the centers. Disaster Recovery Center locations are chosen for their accessibility, with the goal of reaching as many people as possible. Accessible parking spaces are available.

 

The three centers will open at 8 a.m. Monday, March 4, at these locations:

 

Ionia County:

Boston Township Hall

30 Center St.

Saranac, MI 48881

Closing permanently 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 9

 

Livingston County:

Fowlerville Fire Station #41

9110 W. Grand River Ave.

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Fowlerville, MI 48836

Closing permanently 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 9

 

Monroe County:

Frenchtown Twp Fire Dept.

2885 Nadeau Road

Monroe, MI 48162

Closing permanently 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 9

 

Additional centers are open at these locations:

 

Wayne County (South East): Opening 8 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, at:

Wayne County Community College Downriver Campus

21000 Northline Road

Taylor, MI 48180

Note: This center closes at 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Open until further notice.

 

Wayne County (Canton West Central) Opened 8 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, at:

Canton Human Services Building

50430 School House Road

Canton, MI 48187

Open until further notice.

 

Macomb County: Opened 8 a.m. Friday, February 23, at:

Chesterfield Township Fire Department Central Station

33991 23 Mile Road

Chesterfield, MI 48047

Open until further notice.

 

To find the center nearest you, visit FEMA.gov/DRC. Survivors may visit any center for assistance.

 

Survivors don’t need to visit a Disaster Recovery Center to apply for FEMA assistance. To apply without visiting a center, call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., go online to DisasterAssistance.gov or download the FEMA App. If you use a relay service such as video relay service, captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA your number for that service when you apply. The deadline to apply for assistance is April 8, 2024. For more information about the disaster recovery operation in Michigan, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4757.

 

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FEMA does not treat people differently because of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, English proficiency, or economic status. FEMA provides free aids and services to people to help them communicate with us and understand FEMA programs:

·       Information available in Braille, large print, or audio.

·       Information available in accessible electronic formats on FEMA’s website.

·       Qualified sign language interpreters.

·       Qualified multilingual interpreters.

·       Information written in other languages.

 

If you need assistance to access a FEMA program or service or a program or service funded by FEMA or want to report a concern or complaint of discrimination, please contact FEMA at (833) 285-7448 [Press 1 for English, 2 for Spanish, 3 for the Language Line] or email FEMA-CivilRightsOffice@fema.dhs.gov.

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