Tropical Storm Ida Additional Information

Post Storm Cleanup

  • We ask that everyone remain patient as we continue with the clean-up. Please place any storm damaged debris at the curb, DPW will be working throughout the town for the next few weeks to collect all debris. As always we cannot accept the following at the curb: Hazardous waste, electronics and liquid paint. Please call the office at 973-680-4127 to schedule the collection of any metal or appliances. Electronics can be brought to the DPW Yard on Saturdays between 9am till 1pm. As always if you have any questions please contact the office.

Individual Assistance

Tropical Storm FEMA Designation Update.  Essex County, including the Township of Bloomfield, has been designated by FEMA as a major disaster area.  The declaration allows Essex County residents to register at www.disasterassistance.gov for direct assistance for Ida-related recovery, which may include home repairs, temporary housing, low-cost loans, and other programs to help recover from the effects of the tropical storm. FEMA information and guidance to follow.
  • Emotional support: Residents may be referred to Human Services during business hours 8:30-4:30 M-F for mental health resources and linkage by calling the main Health Department Phone number at 973-680-4024. After-hours support can be found at the numbers below. Anyone who is at risk of hurting self or others should go to the nearest emergency room or contact 911. Mental health hotlines are available 24/7 if a resident is in need of support after hours. Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 National Suicide Hotline 800-273-8255 NJ Mental Health Cares 866-202-HELP (4357)
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Tropical Storm Ida Resident Damage information

  1. Township of Bloomfield New Jersey
  2. Township Of Bloomfield, NJ
  3. Tropical Storm Ida Information Submission Form
  4. Please use this form to submit your initial damages.  The township of Bloomfield is asking all residents and businesses to fill out the form for the purposes of Preliminary Damage Assessments to be used by OEM and FEMA

  5. Swift 911 - Emergency Notification Services
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