LaSalle County Disaster Recovery Center Closing

The state/federal Disaster Recovery Center set up in LaSalle County after the flooding earlier this year will close permanently at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

It is not necessary to visit a the center to register with FEMA. Although the center will close, Illinois survivors of the mid-April storms and flooding can continue to register by phone or online through July 9.

The center that is closing is located at the Marseilles Fire Protection District at 205 Lincoln St. in Marseilles.

Individuals can register online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov. Applicants also may call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. People who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services (VRS) can call 800-621-3362.

For more information visit the Illinois Disaster website www.fema.gov/disaster/4116.