Press Release

Press Release Recovery Resource Center Information for Wednesday September 19

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  • Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

Media Contact for Recovery Resource Center Information for Wednesday September 19

Christopher Besse, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

FRAMINGHAMThe Baker-Polito Administration today announced updated information for the Recovery Resource Center (RRC) for Wednesday September 19th, 2018. The RRC will continue to provide services and programs to meet the needs of residents of Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover who were impacted by Thursday’s Columbia Gas line incident.

Lawrence Regional Recovery Resource Center

Schedule: Wednesday, September 19, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Address: Elks Lodge, 652 Andover Street, Lawrence, MA


Recovery Resource Center

MEMA and the American Red Cross, working collaboratively with local officials, will coordinate the regional Recovery Resource Center to support disaster survivors.  Anyone impacted from Lawrence, Andover, or North Andover are welcome in this regional recovery resource center. 

The Recovery Resource Center will be staffed by representatives of key local and state agencies, the American Red Cross and Salvation Army and disaster relief organizations affiliated with Massachusetts Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD). State agencies include the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA), Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), Department of Children and Families (DCF), Department of Mental Health (DMH), Registry of Motor Vehicles, and Division of Insurance (DOI).


Media Contact for Recovery Resource Center Information for Wednesday September 19

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency 

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency ensures the state is prepared to withstand, respond to and recover from all types of emergencies and disasters.