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Hurricane Idalia Resource Guide for Impacted Residents


Federal Resources:

· FEMA Individual Assistance

o Disaster survivors may apply for the Individuals and Households Program or check their application status at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, calling 800-621-3362, or downloading the FEMA app. Survivors may also apply and check their application status at a Disaster Recovery Center.

o Disaster survivors who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a Text Telephone (TTY) may call 800-462-7585. Disaster survivors who use 711 or VRS (Video Relay Service) may call 800-621-3362.

o FEMA Individual Assistance is available in Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Pasco, Suwannee & Taylor counties

· Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance

o Disaster survivors may apply for SBA Disaster Loan Assistance at www.disasterloanassistance.sba.gov, or calling 1-800-659-2955.

State Resources:

· The State Assistance Information Line is a toll-free hotline activated at the time of an emergency to provide an additional resource for those in Florida to receive accurate and up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Idalia.

o The SAIL hotline is: 1-800-342-3557.

· Florida 5-1-1 provides up-to date information for real time traffic conditions and incident information for the State of Florida.

· Disaster Legal Helplines

o Any County in Florida may use the helpline at 1-833-514-22940

o For Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Suwannee, and Taylor Counties please use Three River Legal Services at 352-372-0519

o Questions about landlord tenant evictions in Citrus County, contact Community Legal Services at 1-800-405-1412

· Department of Children and Families (DCF) Family Resource Centers

o Taylor County

§ Battlefront Ministries, 1000 S Jefferson St. Perry FL 32340

o Suwannee County

§ DCF Office, 521 Demorest St Live Oak, FL 32060

o Madison County

§ The Bridge, 1135 E US 90 Madison, FL 32340

· Business Recovery Center

o FloridaCommerce, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), Citizens Property Insurance, and Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are co-locating business resources for communities impacted by Hurricane Idalia.

o Horseshoe Beach Marina, 262 3rd St, Horseshoe Beach, FL 32648

o Business owners and employees can get in-person assistance with recovery resources starting at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

· Florida Price Gouging Hotline

o 1-866-966-7226

Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster:

· Feeding Sites

o Mercy Chefs

§ Suwannee County

· Suwannee Middle School, 1730 Walker Ave SW, Live Oak FL 32064

o Operation BBQ Relief

§ Madsion County

· Madison County High School, 2649 E US Highway 90, Madison, FL 32340

§ Levy County

· 137 Highway 40 W, Inglis, FL 34449

· 717 2nd St. Cedar Key, FL 32625

· 2201 N Young Blvd, Chiefland, FL 32626

§ Suwannee County

· 6868 US-129, Live Oak, FL 32060

§ Taylor County

· 1900 S Jefferson St, Perry, FL 32348

· 1310 1st Ave S, Steinhatchee, FL 32359

o Salvation Army

§ Dixie County

· Old Town Elementary-221 SE 136 AVE Old Town FL 32680

· Roy Ward Sports Complex, 4 NE 241 St Cross City, FL 32628

§ Levy County

· 717 2nd St., Cedar Key, FL

§ Taylor County

· 2057 S Byron Butler Pkwy Ste 1, Perry, FL 32348

o Feeding Florida

§ Lafayette County

· Mayo Baptist Church, 916 N. Fletcher Avenue, Mayo, FL, 32066

§ Suwannee County

· Suwannee Church of God, 9828 US 129 S. Live Oak, FL

§ Jefferson County

· Jefferson County Library, 375 S. Water Street Monticello, FL

§ Madison County

· Fellowship Baptist Church, 1997 NE Colin Kelly Highway, Madison FL

· Lee Library, 190 SE County Rd 255 Lee, FL

· Crisis Cleanup

o 1-800-451-1954

o Can connect you with volunteers from local relief organizations, community groups, and faith communities who can assist with:

§ Cut fallen trees

§ Drywall, flooring, and appliance removal

§ Tarping roofs

§ Mold mitigation

o Services are free but not guaranteed due to the overwhelming needs

o Hotline open through September 15

· Bay Area Legal Services

o 833-514-2940, available 24 hours a day

o Regional provider in the Tampa Bay area (Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee and Sarasota). However, anyone in the state can apply for services.

o Free civil legal aid programs to disaster survivors with related issues.

· Islamic Relief USA:

o 972-658-034, not a public facing number

o Volunteers can support debris removal, muck and gut, disaster assessments and shelter operations.

· All Hands and Hearts

o Intake phone number set up by EOD

o Following your phone call, they will send out a quick assessment team and come back to provide muck and gut work. Once that is completed, they can also provide mold sanitization.

· One more Child

o Work with foster children, single mothers, family support, victims of child hunger to distribute supplies/resources.

o Live Oak First Baptist Church: Pastor Steve Sweitzer can be reached at 1-386-362-1583

o Perry First Baptist Church:

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