Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Service alert Open

All Middlesex County buildings will remain closed to the general public until further notice due to COVID-19. Only select County services are available on an appointment basis.


Resources available for Middlesex County residents and businesses impacted by recent storms



For individuals impacted by recent flooding, the Federal
Government has approved a Major Disaster Declaration for Remnants of Hurriane Ida in Middlesex County. 

FEMA has opened a DRC (Disaster Recovery Center) in every county with a major disaster delcaration. Our County's is open as of 1 pm on September 9, 2021 at the Middlesex Fire Academy (1001 Fire Academy Dr. Sayerville, NJ 08872). The hours will be Monday through Friday from 7 am-7 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am-4 pm. Any NJ resident impacted by Hurricane Ida can visit the DRC to get assistance. No appointment is necessary.

To apply for FEMA relief, click here.

For additional FEMA resources, fact sheets, and other information, please click the following articles:
FEMA Disaster Declaration
FEMA "Stafford Act" Declaration Process
FEMA "Emergency Declaration vs Major Disaster Declaration" Fact Sheet
FEMA Disaster Unemployment Assistant
FEMA Fire Management Assistance Grant Program
FEMA "Guide to Disaster Declaration and Federal Assistance" Fact Sheet
FEMA "Individuals and Households Program" Fact Sheet
FEMA "Individual Assistance Program" Fact Sheet
FEMA "Public Assistance" Fact Sheet
FEMA "Disaster Assistance Sequence of Delivery" Chart​
FEMA "Help After Disaster" Brochure (english)
FEMA "Help After Disaster" Brochure (spanish)
FEMA "Start Your Recovery" (bilingual) 

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has grant assistance available for those Middlesex County residents who have been affected by both Hurricane Henri and Ida.

To view the NJEDA program details, please click here.

Individuals in need of emergency food assistance can contact REPLENISH, Middlesex County's food and distribution services.

For more informationclick here.​


Crisis Cleanup will connect you with volunteers from local relief organizations and faith organizations who may assist with fallen trees, drywall, flooring, appliance removal, tarping roofs, mold and mitigation, and much more.

For information in English, click here.
For information in Spanish, click here

Low-interest disaster loans are available for homeowners, renters, businesses of any size, and most nonprofits. 

For small businesses, those engaged in aquaculture and most nonprofits, up to $2 million is available for working capital needs even if there was no property damage, with a $2 million maximum loan for any combination of property damage and working capital needs.
For homeowners, up to $200,000 is available to repair or replace their primary residence. 
For homeowners and renters, up to $40,000 is available to replace personal property, including vehicles.
To apply online, click here
For questions and assistance, click here​.

The State of New Jersey has compiled resources for those impacted by the recent Tropical Storms.  

To view resources and additional information, click here​. 

The United States Department of Agriculture is offering advice for food safety and disaster assistance for agricultural producers.

For more information, click here

People in need of emergency assistance can contact the American Red Cross for services

To contact the Red Cross, please call 800-507-6058.
Click here to view a list of shelters available for those who have been displaced.
Back to top