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Welcome! This website provides resources to help lawyers and advocates better serve low-income survivors of disasters. Membership is available only to legal services attorneys.  All others by express permission of this site's practice area leader only.  

 

Hurricane Irma News/Announcements

Key Disaster Assistance/Information Websites: For a comprehensive list of disaster-related resources and information visit: FloridaLawHelp Hurricane Irma Information

Hotlines

  • United Way 211: You can call 211 for non-emergency situations during disasters, such as where and how to get food help and shelter.  
  • Florida Emergency Information Line: 1-800-342-3557
  • Disaster Distress Helpline: first national hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text 'TalkWithUs' to 66746) to residents in the U.S. and its territories.
  • Florida’s Disaster Legal Services hotline: Run by the YLD of the FL Bar, is 866-550-2929.
  • Florida Lawyers’ Assistance (FLA) Program Hotline: If you're an ABA member and have been temporarily or permanently dislocated due to a disaster, please contact FLA for support at: (800) 282-8981 or via email: mail@fla-lap.org.
  • Florida  Free Legal Answers is an online advice clinic to match low-income Floridians with licensed attorneys who can answer basic legal questions.

 

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