October 23, 2017 – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has opened in Yuba County, offering residents affected by the devastating October 2017 fires a one-stop shop for disaster assistance.
The center, located at the Yuba County Administrative Office, 915 Eighth St., Marysville, CA 95901, is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.
Present at the DRC are representatives from FEMA, the State of California, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies. Residents of any of the designated counties for individual assistance –Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Sonoma and Yuba – can seek help at the Yuba DRC.
Before visiting the DRC, survivors are encouraged to apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.
Applicants should have the following information on hand:
- 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.