Hurricane Ida disaster assistance

At the Birchview Gardens Apartments, Mayor Brian C. Wahler talks to Governor Phil Murphy
alongside Middlesex County Commission Director Ron Rios, Commissioner Chanelle Scott McCullum
and Township Councilmembers about the hardships facing Piscataway residents. 

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President Biden has granted a major disaster declaration for New Jersey for the September 1-3 events of Hurricane Ida which includes the ability of residents in Middlesex County and five other counties to apply to FEMA for Individual Assistance (IA).

FEMA IA deadline 01.05.22

Please review the documents below, most importantly, the Individual Assistance fact sheet, and apply either online at or by calling (800) 621-3362 [TTY (800) 462-7585].  For more information, please click here.

FEMA in Piscataway

FEMA staff 09.10.21

FEMA staff's last in-person days at the Piscataway fire training site at 171 Baekeland Avenue
to help residents fill out disaster assistance forms are
Friday, October 22nd and Saturday, October 23rd from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Certain help with home storm recovery is available:

Crisis Cleanup

Food Assistance

Help is available. Please click here for information about Piscataway-based food banks.

NJHRC logo

For available housing including rentals, please click here.

Middlesex County logo
Resources for homes and businesses impacted by storms may be found on Middlesex County's website.

Red Cross Ida flyer

For those residents whose owned or rented homes were destroyed or sustained major damage from Hurricane Ida, please contact the American Red Cross at (800) RED CROSS because you may be eligible for $515.00. For more information, please click here.

New Jersey Office of Disaster Recovery Executive Director Dan Kelly (right) talks with Piscataway OEM Director Paul Snyder (center) and OEM Deputy Director Steve Sladky (left) at the Birchview Gardens Apartments.

OEM 09.04.21