American Red Cross - Disaster Response Local

*American Red Cross - Tri-County Chapter

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General Information
Description of ServiceFocus on meeting peoples' urgent disaster-caused needs- shelter, food, clothing, shoes, toiletry items, medication and eyeglass replacement, emotional counseling and more
Geographical AreaBerks, Chester, Schuylkill
Intake ProcedureTelephone; Accepts self referrals if an individual was involved in a disaster such as a fire or accepts referrals from the fire department or family member
Helpful TipsIndividuals looking to connect their families to resources in Puerto Rico can call American Red Cross in Puerto Rico at 800-733-2767 or 787-758-8150
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAnyone affected by a disaster
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, Available 24/7 for disaster response. Call will go to a call center after business hours.
Contact Information
Contact's Name Matthew Breidenstein
Contact's Position Disaster Program Specialist
Contact's Phone 610-375-4342
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 701 Centre Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19601
Main Phone 610-375-4383
Emergency/After Hours Phone 800-422-7677
Fax 610-373-5455
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: American Red Cross - Pennsylvania
Affiliated Program: *American Red Cross - Tri-County Chapter
This Service: American Red Cross - Disaster Response Local
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disaster Management Organizations (TH-1500)
Disaster Related Clothing/Emergency Supplies (TH-2600.1550)
Post Disaster Food Services (TH-2600.6450)
Post Disaster Housing Assistance (TH-2900.6500)
Post Disaster Mental Health Services (TH-2600.6500)