**Marque 2-1-1 para assistencia en Español**
For Information on Puerto Rican Evacuees
and others Impacted by Hurricane Maria
(To start an online application visit )
**Palm Beach County: FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is open at the**
Carolyn Simms Center: 225 NW 12th Ave., Boynton Beach 33435
Hours: 8 AM- 8- PM (Monday-Sunday)
Assited Techonolgy Available
(Note: False Claims Fraud Line: 1-800-323-8603)
FEMA & Federal Services include: Mitigation Re Flood Insurance, Disaster Unemployment Assistance, Small Business Disaster Assistance, Transitional Housing Assistance (THA for evacuees-not yet activated as 10/13/17), and IRS for Tax concerns/assistance
State & Local Services include: D-SNAP application assistance, Legal Aid (mornings only), Jerome Golden info on Mental Health/Crisis Counseling
DRC Indian River County
The center is located at:
Indian River State College, Brackett Library
6155 College Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32966
***The Vero DRC will only be a here for a limited amount of time***
Dates: Tuesday, October 17 through Sunday, October 22.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Caring Children Clothing Children is available to help any Martin County residents and evacuees temporarily or permanently living in Martin County, with children who need clothing. This service is free of cost. Contact information is below.
4Cs Mission: To provide clothing, new socks, underwear and shoes, as well as reading intervention and literacy materials at no cost to children in need in Martin County.
Gigi Suntum, Executive Director
Caring Children/Clothing Children
7985 SW Jack James DriveStuart, FL 34997
Disaster Food Stamps (D-SNAP) for those who do not already receive Food Stamps:
D-SNAP is available now - Click here to Pre-register for D-SNAP Online
Click Here to View D-SNAP Site Locations and hours
It is highly recommended to Pre-register before going to the D-SNAP Site Location
The Guatemalan-Maya Center is recruiting volunteers to help translate at the
Lake Worth Hurricane Food Stamp Assistance Program in John Prince Park
Friday 10/20 and Saturday 10/21.
We are coordinating 3-hour shifts from 7am to 7pm.
Priority languages are Mam, Q’anjob’al, Spanish and Haitian Creole. To register call 561-713-6414.
Current Food Stamp (SNAP) Recipients
Due to storm damage and mass evacuations, for a period of time current SNAP customers are permitted to purchase hot foods with their EBT card at participating retailers. Customers should inquire first if the store is equipped to process hot food purchases. This service is available through September 30th.
Current Palm Beach County Food Stamp (SNAP) recipients
Palm Beach/Treasure Coast residents who already receive SNAP will have 40% of their monthly allocation restored to their cards
Displaced Puerto Rican Residents can apply for Food Stamps This applies only to Puerto Ricans that moved recently to Florida because of Hurricane Maria or Irma
Deadline to apply is 10/16/17. Florida Dept of Economic Opportunity
for Irma Victims: 1-866-550-2929
IF YOU WERE AFFECTED BY HURRICANE IRMA,
THE FOLLOWING FREE SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU:
HOPE Coalition America free financial services include:
For assistance call: 1-888-388-HOPE (4673) or go to www.OperationHope.org
SI USTED FUE AFECTADO POR EL HURACÁN IRMA,
LOS SIGUIENTES SERVICIOS GRATIS ESTÁN DISPONIBLES:
Los servicios gratuitos de HOPE Coalición América incluyen:
Para mayor asistencia llame al 1-888-388-HOPE (4673) o www.OperationHope.org
Operation Blue Roof
For residents that need a tarp on their home's roof because of hurricane damage
Call 888-766-3258 for more information
Free installation from Army Corp of Engineer Contractors
Click here to view more info
Recovery Toolkit for Special Needs
and Other Irma Victims
Tax Collector Offices for replacement titles and ID: www.floridataxcollectors.com