The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in San Diego County in Bonsall will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) as of Monday, Feb. 5 .
DRCs are jointly run by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) . Representatives from Cal OES, FEMA, SBA and other state and federal agencies staff the DRCs. They offer survivors of the December wildfires and recent mudslides disaster assistance resources.
The center will close at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3. The premises wil l reopen on Monday, Feb. 5 , as an SBA DLOC. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
SBA customer service representatives will be at the DLOC to meet with businesses and residents to answer their questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program and close their approved disaster loans.
As any DRC closes, those affected are reminded that FEMA is a phone call, a mouse click, or FEMA app away. Disaster survivors can go online at DisasterAssistance.gov, use the FEMA app, or call 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 for TTY users. 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., local time, seven days a week.
For more information on California recovery, visit the disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4353, Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/femaregion9 or https://WildfireRecovery.org.