Disaster Recovery Center Open in Ventura County to Assist Those Impacted by Winter Storms


In partnership with Ventura County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has opened a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC).

The DRC offers information on available resources to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage to their property from the 2023 winter storms.

Those impacted are encouraged to file insurance claims for damage to their homes, personal property, businesses, and vehicles before applying for FEMA assistance.

When applying for disaster assistance, it’s helpful to have the following information available:

  • Address of damaged primary residence
  • Insurance coverage information
  • Current telephone number and mailing address
  • Bank account information


669 County Square Drive

Ventura, CA 93003

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 – Thursday, March 16, 2023

Open 9:00 A.M. through 5:00 P.M., Monday through Saturday

State Agencies:

  • California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)
  • California Department of Insurance (CDI)
  • California Department of Public Health (CDPH) – Vital Records
  • California Department of Social Services (CDSS)
  • California Department of Veteran Affairs (Cal Vet)
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • Department of Tax & Feed Administration (CDTFA)
  • Employment Development Department (EDD)
  • Franchise Tax Board (FTB)