Boulder Disaster Recovery Center to Close

The last Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) for the September Colorado severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides is closing permanently at 3 p.m., MST, Saturday, Dec. 21.



Premier Credit Union Building
5495 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80303
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., MST

After the center closes, disaster survivors can call the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 800-621-3362 to have questions answered about their disaster assistance registration, check their application status, or update their insurance claim or contact information. A FEMA representative is available at the toll-free number from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., MST, seven days a week.

Anyone with questions concerning a loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) or for information about SBA programs, go or call (800) 659-2955, press 2 for Spanish (TTY 1-800-977-8339).

Small businesses and most private nonprofits without physical losses have until June 16, 2014, to apply for Economic Injury Loans only.

In all, 24 DRCs were opened to help Colorado residents who had damage due to the severe weather in September.

DRCs are operated by the Colorado Office of Emergency Management and FEMA in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), county and local governments.

Multilingual phone operators are available on the FEMA Helpline. Choose Option 2 for Spanish and Option 3 for other languages. People whohave a speech disability or are deaf or hard of hearing may call (TTY) 800-462-7585.

Register online: or by Web-enabled device, tablet or smartphone: type in the browser.

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improveour capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.  Follow FEMA online at,, and Also, follow Administrator Craig Fugate's activities at The social media links are provided for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.

Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management supports the needs of local government and partners with thembefore, during and after a disaster and to enhance preparedness statewide by devoting available resources toward prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery, which will ensure greater resiliency of our communities. For more information:

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term rebuilding ofdisaster-damaged private property. SBA helps homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private, nonprofit organizations fund repairs or rebuilding efforts, and cover the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged personal property. These disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries and do not duplicate benefits of other agencies or organizations. For information about SBA programs, applicants can go to or call (800) 659-2955.