FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Will Remain Open

The Disaster Recovery Center that had been scheduled to be open in Boardman from July 12–16 will now remain open until further notice to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Ohio affected by the tornadoes, storms and flooding of May 27–29, 2019.

At the Disaster Recovery Center, representatives from FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration, Ohio Emergency Management Agency and other Ohio agencies are available to explain disaster assistance programs, answer questions about written correspondence and provide literature about repairs and rebuilding to make homes more disaster resistant.

Before visiting a recovery center, survivors should register for federal assistance one of the following ways:

  • Online at DisasterAssistance.gov;
  • Using the FEMA App; or
  • Call 800-621-3362 (including 711 or Video Relay). TTY users can call 800-462-7585. The toll-free numbers are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, seven days a week. Multilingual operators are available.

In Boardman, the recovery center will be open at the Boardman Township Administration Building, 8299 Market Street from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Anyone requiring a reasonable accommodation (American Sign Language (ASL), Braille, Large print, etc.) may call 800-621-3362 to request assistance in advance of a visit or ask recovery staff at the center. ASL users can call, text or FaceTime 614-530-1594 directly to request an interpreter.