- Public Safety
- Emergency Management
- Tropical Storm IDA
Tropical Storm IDA
FEMA Disaster Recovery Center
The Disaster Recovery Center at the Lambertville Fire Department ceased operations effective October 12, 2021.
Currently, Disaster Recovery Centers located close to Hunterdon County are:
- Somerset County
North End Volunteer Fire Company Number 3 - Somerset
169 North 8th Avenue
Manville, NJ 08835
- Middlesex County
171 Baekeland Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854
There are additional Disaster Recovery Centers open in New Jersey, to find one closest to your location visit the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Locator website.
More information can be found at the Disaster Assistance website or by calling 800-621-3363.
October 27, 2021 FEMA News Release
The deadline for New Jersey homeowners and renters to apply for FEMA individual assistance for damage and losses from the remnants of Hurricane Ida has been extended to December 6, 2021.
The extension provides more time for survivors living in counties designated for individual assistance including Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union, and Warren.
View the New Jersey Survivors Now Have More Time to Apply for FEMA Assistance (PDF).
27 de octubre de 2021 FEMA Comunicado de Prensa
Los sobrevivientes de New Jersey tienen ahora más tiempo para solicitar la asistencia de FEMA
Trenton, NJ. La fecha límite para que los propietarios e inquilinos de New Jersey soliciten asistencia individual para desastres de FEMA por los daños y pérdidas ocasionados por los remanentes del huracán Ida ha sido extendida hasta el 6 de diciembre de 2021.
La extensión provee más tiempo para los sobrevivientes que viven en los condados designados para asistencia individual, incluyendo Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union y Warren.
Los sobrevivientes de New Jersey tienen ahora mas tiempo para solicitar la asistencia de FEMA (PDF).
September 6, 2021
On September 6, 2021, President Joe Biden Jr. has approved the New Jersey Disaster Declaration from Tropical Storm Ida. This action makes FEMA Individual Assistance funding available to those affected in Hunterdon County.
Before applying for FEMA Individual Assistance funding, you are encouraged to first photograph and document in detail all damages sustained followed by contacting your insurance company to report those damages.
Residents and business owners who sustained losses can begin applying for assistance by registering online at the Disaster Assistance website or by calling 1800-621-FEMA(3362) or 800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 am to 10 pm (local time) seven days a week until further notice.
Federal assistance is available to eligible individuals and families affected by this disaster.
View the Disaster Survivor Application Checklist (PDF).
Damaged Wells, Furnaces & Septic Systems
Damaged wells, furnaces and septic systems may be covered by FEMA on September 30, 2021.
Trenton, N.J. – If you are a New Jersey resident whose home was damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, FEMA recommends inspecting your heating, ventilation, air conditioning system (HVAC), furnaces, septic systems, and or wells to see if they were affected.
You may be eligible for financial assistance under FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
View the News Release (PDF).
Road & Bridge Closures
Updated to include estimated opening dates when available. View the Hunterdon County Current Road Closures website.
Residents should contact their municipal office to determine the specific arrangement in their jurisdiction.
View the FEMA Debris Removal Guidelines.
Family Promise of Hunterdon County
8 Bartles Corner Road
Flemington NJ 08822
- Phone: 908-782-2490
- Family Promise of Hunterdon County website
Rental assistance and family shelter.
37 Main Street
Lambertville, NJ 08530
- Phone: 609-397-0194
- Fisherman's Mark website
Respond to the needs of vulnerable populations, assist with any crisis. homelessness, food domestic violence, job loss, insurance issues, financial crisis, medical needs, substance abuse, and mental health issues.
Flooding Water Quality & Health Considerations
Flooding Water Quality and Health Considerations website.
Hunterdon County Area Food Pantries
Hunterdon County Area Food Pantries website.
Hunterdon County Behavioral Health
Hunterdon Medical Center
2100 Wescott Drive
Flemington, NJ 08822
- Phone: 908-788-6401
- Toll-Free Phone: 1-866-HBH-2060
- 24-hour Crisis Hotline: 908-788-6400
- Hunterdon County Behavioral Health website
Provides high-quality, comprehensive mental health and substance use disorder services.
Hunterdon County Culture & Heritage
71 Main Street
Historic Courthouse 1st floor
Flemington NJ 08822
- Phone: 908-237-2010
- Hunterdon County Culture and Heritage page
Concerned about how to dry out or preserve your historic building after flooding? Or whether or not a treasured family heirloom may be saved? Historic building materials - woodwork, plaster, and lath may often be dried and saved. Historic plaster is made with lime, which is mold and mildew-resistant, and often survives flooding, unlike drywall. Numerous resources are posted on our website for treating post-flood historic buildings. View the Disaster Resources for Historic Properties page.
Hunterdon County Library
- Hunterdon County Library page
- Phone: 908-788-1444
- Email the Library
A library card is not required to access these free services:
- Public computers with printing with professionals to assist residents
- Device charging
- Free Wi-Fi at all Hunterdon County Library locations and affiliates (also outdoors at Headquarters Library)
- Scanning and fax capability at the North County Branch and Headquarters Library.
Notaries are available for free by appointment for select documents as well at the North County and Headquarters libraries.
Hunterdon County Social Services
6 Gauntt Place
Flemington, NJ 08822
- Phone: 908-782-2490
- Hunterdon County Social Services page
Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) provides food assistance benefits to individuals and families not enrolled in SNAP who live in certain municipalities affected by Tropical Storm Ida. View the Hunterdon County D-SNAP Flyer (PDF).
El Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria por Catástrofe (D-SNAP, por sus siglas en inglés) ofrece un beneficio de asistencia alimenticia a personas y familias que no estén inscritos en SNAP y viven en municipios Fue Afectado Por La La Tormenta Tropical. View the Hunterdon County D-SNAP Flyer Spanish (PDF).
Hunterdon County Social Support Services & Resources
Division of Social Services and Social Work Services 908-788-1300 for any emergency housing needs or short-term housing assistance. County staff can screen for in-house services like General Assistance, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, SNAP, Medicaid, and Emergency Assistance. Staff also refer to area nonprofits for additional resources and assistance.
View the Social Support Resource Guide (PDF).
1 Maple Avenue
Flemington, NJ 08822
- Phone: 908-782-4357
24-7 Call Center for any need at any time.
Sheltering for Ida victims Connection to permanent housing, employment, financial assistance; food access, computer, phone, and internet access; help with document acquisition and filing resources to end homelessness; translation services; special services for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Our Next Door Center is available for showers, coffee, food, internet access, and charging.
The NJ Hopeline has specialists available 24/7 who offer counseling and support over the phone.
2nd Floor Youth Helpline
Phone: 888-222-2228 (call or text).
2nd Floor is a confidential helpline for New Jersey's youth that helps find solutions to problems they face at home, at school, or at play.
350 Marshall Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
- Phone: 908-454-7000, ext. 111
- Norwescap website
A non-profit corporation serving low-income individuals and families.
Call Perform Care New Jersey regarding your child if you are concerned about an emotional or behavioral problem, or if a trusted person, such as a friend, family member, teacher or counselor, your doctor, or your clergyman, thinks your child, youth, or young adult needs help.
Uber & Lyft
Governor Murphy Announces Partnership With Uber and Lyft to Provide Ride Service to Residents Who Lost Transportation as a result of Tropical Storm Ida. Governor Phil Murphy today announced a partnership with rideshare companies Uber and Lyft in conjunction with United Way Worldwide and NJ 211 to provide access to free and discounted rides to New Jersey residents who lost a personal vehicle as a result of Tropical Storm Ida. Over the next two weeks, New Jersey residents who lost a vehicle and need help accessing essential services can text NJIDARIDE to 898-211 to request a Lyft or Uber ride. Those without access to a smartphone can dial 2-1-1 from any phone line.
View the New Jersey Governor website.
U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Field Operations Center East
View the Small Business Administration website.
SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of New Jersey Affected by Remnants of Hurricane Ida.
SBA Disaster Loan Deadline is November 04, 2021 for applying for physical damage disaster loans.
View the Small Business Administration Deadline Reminder October 20, 2021 (PDF).
View the Small Business Administration Deadline Reminder September 7, 2021 (PDF).
United Way of Hunterdon County
20 Fulper Road
Flemington, NJ 08822
- Phone: 908-237-1689
- United Way of Hunterdon County website
- Facebook page
The United Way of Hunterdon County has resources to help residents recover from Hurricane Ida. Email the United Way of Hunterdon County with your name, location, contact information, number of people in need, and what exactly you are in need of, i.e.: food, clothing, shelter, prescription pick-up, etc. Anyone who emails will be connected with an agency or volunteer(s) to help them with what they need throughout this long-term recovery.
United Way Hurricane Ida Relief Resources
Visit the United Way Hurricane Ida Relief Resources website.