Disaster Recovery/Local Assistance Centers Closed Thanksgiving; New Hours Start Monday, Nov. 20

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The five Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma and Yuba counties, and the Local Assistance Center (LAC) in Napa County will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Hours of operation will change beginning Monday, Nov. 20.

 

Napa County LAC, HHSA Admin. Bldg. A, 2751 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Napa 94558

Hours: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday; Closed Sunday

 

Lake County DRC, Clearlake Senior Community Center, 3245 Bowers Ave., Clearlake 95422

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday; Closed Sunday

 

Mendocino County DRC, 1375 N. State St., Ukiah 95482

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday; Closed Sunday

 

Sonoma County DRC, Hanna Boys Center, 17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma 95476

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday; Closed Sunday

 

Sonoma County DRC, Press Democrat Bldg., 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa 95401

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

 

Yuba County DRC, County Administration Office, 915 Eighth St. #117, Marysville 95901

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday; Closed Sunday

 

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the California Office of Emergency Management (Cal OES), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and other agencies staff the centers. Residents of the designated counties – Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Sonoma and Yubacan seek help at any of the six centers.

To find the closest DRC, go online at fema.gov/drc or text 43362 with the message DRC and the resident’s ZIP Code. Standard message and data rates apply.

Before visiting a center, survivors are encouraged to apply for disaster assistance by going online at DisasterAssistance.gov, by using the FEMA app on a smart phone or by calling 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service can call

800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

 

Applicants registering for disaster assistance should have the following information available:

  • Social Security number.
  • Address of the damaged primary residence.
  • Description of the damage.
  • Information about insurance coverage.
  • A current contact telephone number.
  • An address where they can receive mail.
  • Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds.

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Monica Vargas

Monica is a Public Information Officer for the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). She has been involved in the Aliso Canyon Gas Leak, Valley Fire, Butte Fire, historic drought, Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway Incident and 2017 winter storms. She previously served Cal OES as an analyst in international affairs, technology operations and executive staff support.

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