U.S. Virgin Islands Disaster Recovery Centers to be Closed on Sundays
ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands — All nine Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) across the territory will be closed on Sundays starting this Sunday, November 12. The centers provide information and help for survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria.
DRCs will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until further notice.
Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to help homeowners, renters and small- business owners register for assistance. The specialists can also provide information on the federal aid that is available, and answer questions.
The DRCs are located at:
- Frederiksted at the Rotary Club West, 40 KA-KD Estate LaGrange
- Christiansted at the Old Post Office Building at Church and Company streets,
- Christiansted at the Fire Captain Rencelliar I. Gibbs Fire Station at Parcel #1, Estate
Cotton Valley, East End
- Christiansted at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 38-44 Castle Coakley
- Charlotte Amalie at the New Hotel Company Omar Brown Fire Station, Conference Room #108, 100A Ross Taarenberg
- Charlotte Amalie at Tutu Park Mall, 4605 Tutu Park Mall, Suite 233
- Estate Bordeaux at the Bordeaux Farmers Market, 109 East Bordeaux
- Coral Bay at the Town & Country Building, 8-1 Estate Emmaus
- Cruz Bay at the U.S. Virgin Islands Legislature, St. John Annex
Survivors have until the December 18 deadline to register with FEMA for assistance. Survivors with connectivity may register at DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362. Individuals who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY should call 800-462-7585 directly. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS) may call 800-621-3362.
These toll-free telephone numbers operate from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. (local time) seven days a week. Operators are standing by to assist survivors in multiple languages.