Brunswick County Disaster Recovery Center to Close


The Brunswick County disaster recovery center in Bolivia will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30. However, help is just a phone call or a mouse click away.

The Brunswick center is located at:

                                                    Virginia Williams Event Center
                                                      Odell Williams Auditorium
                                                           150 College Road NE
                                                            Bolivia, N.C. 28422
                                                        Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                                        Closing permanently: 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30

Individuals and businesses in counties included in the North Carolina federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence may still register for assistance before the Dec. 13 deadline by:

•    Calling the disaster assistance helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY) anytime from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. local time seven days a week until further notice. Multilingual operators are available. You can update your contact information, ask questions about a letter from FEMA, get information about FEMA home inspections, or learn how to appeal a FEMA decision.
•    Going online to or in Spanish.
•    Downloading the FEMA mobile app or the FEMA mobile app in Spanish.
•    Downloading the ReadyNC app
•    Visiting any of the recovery centers that remain open. To find center locations and current hours, download the FEMA mobile app, the ReadyNC app, or visit Center hours and operations are adjusted based on visitor demand. The centers are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice. All are closed Sundays. 

If you have questions about a U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan, you may contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling 800-659-2955 or 800-877-8339 (TTY).  You may also email or visit SBA’s website at 

If you have unmet disaster-related needs, you may call the statewide referral service at 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 (TTY), or text Florence to 898211. 

For more information on North Carolina’s recovery from Hurricane Florence, visit and Follow us on Twitter:
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