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Jun 28, 2012 11:58 PM by Paul Kavanaugh

El Paso County to establish Disaster Recovery Center

El Paso County will open a Disaster Recovery Center designed to bring together the resources of multiple non-profit and governmental agencies offering assistance to all El Paso County residents impacted by the Waldo Canyon fire.

The center, at 105 north Spruce Street opens at 9 am, Saturday, June 30th.

Residents can access services ranging from assistance in filing insurance claims to grief counseling and rebuilding as the community begins to work toward recovery from this tragic event.

Among the agencies and departments that will be respresented:

- County Health Department

- Regional Building

- Pikes Peak Behavioral Health

- Veterans Services

- United Way

 

 

 

 

The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) is providing assistance in establishing the Disaster Recovery Center. From 30 years of experience in managing disasters, DOLA has learned the value of offering a central location where residents can access their insurance companies and get information from groups such as:

 

- County Health Department

- Regional Building

- Pikes Peak Behavioral Health

- Veterans Services

- United Way

 

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