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Mangrove Mountain Recovery Centre to Open

Source: Central Coast Council
Archived 21 Apr 2020 - Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Central Coast Council, The Office of Emergency Management and Disaster Welfare will visit Mangrove Mountain on Wednesday 26 February from 5-8pm for residents requiring assistance and support following the flood and storm event.

Council staff and other agencies will be on hand to provide residents with information and advice around recovery and clean up, as well as direct assistance with their properties.

Council Director Connected Communities, Julie Vaughan said residents are encouraged to visit the centre for assistance.

"As our community continues to clean-up after the storm, I'd like to remind residents that there is help out there for anyone that needs it," Ms Vaughan said.

"We want to make sure that any affected residents receive the right support and their lives return back to normal as soon as possible. We want residents to be assured there is help available at our recovery centres.

"Residents can book in bulk kerbside collections services to remove any household items damaged by the storm.

"We are also in the process of removing all reported fallen trees and debris from affected areas, as well as undertaking removal of seagrass from roads and footpaths.

"The safety and well-being of our community is paramount."

Council and the Department of Community & Justice will be holding an information session at the Mangrove Mountain centre at 5.30pm for residents to find out information on welfare assistance, recovery support and other services available to suit their individual needs.

The session will be held at Mangrove Mountain Community Hall, Corner of Wisemans Ferry Road and Waratah Road.

Two other community recovery information points are also open for residents:

The Entrance Community Centre (Building E), Battley Avenue

  • Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
  • Saturday 10am-4pm.

Blue Haven Community Centre, 1 Aspley Court:

  • Friday 21 February 10am-4pm
  • Saturday 22 February 10am-2pm
  • Tuesday 25 February 10am-4pm
  • Tuesday 3 March 10am-4pm.

Residents impacted by the floods can find more information about storm recovery and Council's services and facilities, including residential waste clean up, public health information, water and sewer services, and other support on - Council's website.

This article archived 21 Apr 2020

 
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