3:03 pm - Saturday August 22, 0341

Multilingual Services Available

Non-English speaking applicants who were impacted by the recent severe storms, floods, mudslides and landslides in Colorado can receive information and assistance in their native language.

 

Limited English Proficiency/Accessible Communication Needs (LEP/ACN) Specialists (Translators) from FEMA, who speak Spanish and other languages, are available at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to assist applicants.

Applicants may call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585. Callers will have two options to choose from: English (option 1), or other language (option 3). Callers choosing option 3 will be able to receive assistance in other languages and receive help with:

• Registering for disaster assistance and status of applications submitted to FEMA

• Written correspondence received from FEMA

• Housing assistance and rental resource information

• Referrals to faith- based, non-profit, local and state agencies that may provide further assistance.

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