Flood relief center open for residents in Berrien County

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With flood waters receding in Berrien County, more residents will be looking for help in returning to their homes. With that, several organizations have teamed together to establish a Multi-Agency Relief Center to help those who are affected.

The area agencies including Berrien County Office of Emergency Management, City of Niles, Salvation Army-Niles, United Way of Southwest Michigan, 2-1-1, Team Rubicon and the Red Cross of Southwest Michigan.

People from any community affected by the flood are welcome. The relief center can help those affected by the flood with the physical damage to their homes, debris removal, muck-out, yard work tools, cleaning supplies, food, and other services.

The center is located at First Presbyterian Church, 13 S. 4th Street in Niles. (4th and Oak Street).

It will be open during the following times:

  • Friday, March 9: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 10: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Monday, March 12: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

No pre-registration is required and is open to residents in Berrien County impacted by the flood.

Berrien County residents with questions about recovery assistance can call 211.

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