Key Disaster Information






  • 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 Emergency Information Line: 1-800-342-3557
  • Florida  Free Legal Answers is an online advice clinic to match low-income Floridians with licensed attorneys who can answer basic legal questions.
  • 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:
  • United Way 211: You can call 211 for non-emergency situations during disasters, such as where and how to get food help and shelter.