Hurricane Dorian Recovery Relief

Bahamian Evacuee Resources

 

Information will be posted as we are made aware-

If You know of any organization providing services for this population

please email: 211Disaster@211pbtc.org

 

 

Bahamian Consulate: www.bahamasconmiami.com
 

Visa Requirements for Bahamian Citizens Traveling to the United States Click Here to learn more

Links are taken from Visa Requirements document above:

https://bs.usembassy.gov/visas/nonimmigrant-visas/

Ineligibility or Inadmissibility Click Here

Instruction for Immigration Visa Applicants Click Here

 

Legal Aid Society of PBC visit www.legalaidpbc.org or call (561) 655-8944 ext. 390

They can provide additional information for Bahamian evacuees- and visa requirements

 

At this time there is no federal assistance & resources are limited to some of the categories listed below. Please note that evacuees are on guest visas that do not qualify for social services. 

 

We have compiled a list of services that may be applicable for evacuees and their supporting families.

Thank you to Palm Beach County and the Long-Term Recovery Coalition for their contributions.

 

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These individuals & families do not qualify for PBC's Lewis Center- gateway to homeless services.

Housing 

Local host family's information Click Here

(Click on links located on pdf in above link)

*Individuals and families entering at the US ports of entry where asked to have sponsoring families in the US as a guest visa does not afford them social services that documented individuals can apply.

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Food Pantries & Meal Sites- dial 2-1-1 (extensive list) 

Click Here: Palm Beach County Food Guide

Click Here: Treasure Coast Food Guide

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Clothing Resources (PBC) Click Here

Treasure Coast:
Caring Children Clothing Children  -
cloths for children & teens (may fit smaller adults)

772-221-8777

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Mental Health Services for Children and Families

PBC Youth Services Department is prepared to
provide counseling to evacuee children & families 

561-242-5700

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School District of Palm Beach County’s Welcoming Center: 

evacuee children can attend public school

 561-434-8197

School Health Services

561-671-4164

Early Learning Coalition: pre-school & vpk 

(561) 214-8000

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Health Care:

Health Care District  of PBC will provide medical services- Letter of Support needed (sponsor must prove residency Utility Bill)  or Homeless Declaration. Locations throughout Palm Beach County.

561-642-1000

MyClinic located in Jupiter, will provide medical services....561-203-7511

List of other Community Health Centers Click Here

(Please call to confirm that they are providing services to evacuees)
 

Note: For above services, evacuees must show the Visa they received for their flight over and letter of support from sponsoring family they are staying with.

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Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies 

Palm Beach County- diapers, formula, baby food, other baby items- must have sponsor letter, any documentation. Infant must be present for parent/caregiver to receive supplies...561-623-2800

 

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Senior Citizens

Glades HealthCare has 15 beds available for evacuating elders who have nursing home level of care needs

561-924-5561

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Transportation: 

Not aware of any special offerings for evacuees- normal rates apply for Palm Tran, Tri-Rail etc.

Children being enrolled in public school should be given relevant bussing routes- as with any other child.

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Utilities Assistance for Relatives Supporting Bahamian Evacuees

PBC Community Action Program may be able to provide resources for residents who may be housing evacuees. Residents must be U.S. citizens who reside in Palm Beach County and must meet the criteria of 150% of Florida Poverty Level Guidelines.

561-355-4792


Treasure Coast Assistance:

https://www.unitedwayirc.org/Dorian

 


Bahama Hurricane Recovery Relief Drop-Off Donation Locations

 

 

United Way of Palm Beach County has implemented:
Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund & Aid to Bahamas

Click Here

 

Other's also aiding: