FLORIDA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND DISASTER RESPONSE

FLORIDA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND DISASTER RESPONSE

PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU CONTACT US:

DISCLAIMER

Homeless To Independence Inc. is an All-Volunteer, Faith-Based, 501©3 non-profit organization. We do NOT receive any grant funding what-so-ever to pay bills for anyone in any situation. We do not give away money. We do not give out loans against any items for money.

This ministry is supported with generous financial donations that are used to help keep us functioning. Our purpose is to help supply individuals and families with personal needs such as food, toiletries, clothing, household items, furniture and baby/adult diapers/wipes both locally and to areas effected by disasters . At this time, we do not offer any shelter or transitional housing services. Again, we DO NOT pay any bills. We DO NOT pay any rents or mortgages.

If you are actually homeless, or about to be homeless or need emergency assistance of any kind:

Information and Referral Services

The information and referral service in your county will help you find local resources and services that can assist you with housing, food and clothing, healthcare, jobs and training, and other needs.
County Information and Referral Services
Alachua 211 or (866) 288-4312
Baker 211 or (904) 632-0600
Bay (850) 769-2738 or (800) 696-8740 or (877) 211-7005
Bradford 211 or (866) 288-4312
Brevard 211 or (321) 632-6688
Broward 211 or (954) 537-0211
Calhoun (850) 769-2738 or (800) 696-8740 or (877) 211-7005
Charlotte 211 or (941) 205-2161
Citrus 211
Clay 211 or (904) 632-0600
Collier (239) 262-7227 or (800) 329-7227
Columbia 211 or (904) 632-0600
DeSoto 211 or (941) 308-4357
Dixie 211 or (866) 288-4312
Duval 211 or (904) 632-0600
Escambia (850) 595-5905
Flagler 211 or (386) 437-9730 or (877) 253-9010
Franklin 211 or (850) 617-6333 or (877) 211-7005
Gadsden 211 or (850) 617-6333 or (877) 211-7005
Gilchrist 211 or (866) 288-4312
Glades 211 or (863) 675-8383
Gulf (850) 769-2738 or (800) 696-8740 or (877) 211-7005
Hamilton 211 or (850) 769-2738 or (904) 632-0600 or (866) 318-0211
Hardee 211 or (863) 648-1515
Hendry 211 or (239) 433-3900
Hernando 211
Highlands 211 or (863) 648-1515
Hillsborough 211 or (813) 234-1234
Holmes (850) 769-2738 or (800) 696-8740 or (877) 211-7005
Indian River 211 or (561) 383-1111
Jackson (850) 769-2738 or (877) 211-7005 or (800) 696-8740
Jefferson 211 or (850) 617-6333 or (877) 211-7005
Lafayette 211 or (866) 288-4312
Lake (352) 728-8700
Lee 211 or (239) 433-3900
Leon 211 or (850) 617-6333 or (877) 211-7005
Levy 211 or (866) 288-4312
Liberty 211 or (850) 617-6333 or (877) 211-7005
Madison 211 or (850) 617-6333 or (877) 211-7005
Manatee 211 or (941) 366-5025
Marion 211 or (877) 215-4495
Martin 211 or (561) 383-1111
Miami-Dade 211 or (305) 358-4357
Monroe (305) 292-8445 or (800) 273-4558
Nassau 211 or (904) 632-0600 or (866) 318-0211
Okaloosa (850) 243-9111
Okeechobee 211 or (561) 383-1111
Orange 211 or (407) 849-2356 or (407) 839-4357
Osceola 211 or (407) 849-2356 or (407) 839-4357
Palm Beach 211 or (561) 383-1111
Pasco 211 or (877) 828-8929 or (727) 842-8605
Pinellas 211 or (727) 210-4211
Polk 211 or (863) 648-1515
Putnam 211 or (866) 318-0211
Santa Rosa (850) 983-7200
Sarasota 211 or (941) 366-5025
Seminole 211 or (407) 849-2356 or (407) 839-4357
St. Johns 211 or (904) 829-9721 or (904) 632-0600
St. Lucie 211 or (561) 383-1111
Suwannee 211 or (850) 769-2738 or (904) 632-0600 or (866) 318-0211
Sumter (352) 728-8700
Taylor 211 or (850) 617-6333 or (877) 211-7005
Union 211 or (866) 288-4312
Volusia 211 or (386) 253-0564 or (877) 253-9010
Wakulla 211 or (850) 617-6333 or (877) 211-7005
Walton (850) 243-9111
Washington (850) 769-2738 or (877) 211-7005

(Updated 06-07-17)
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For those of you looking for employment through-out the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, simply send me an email to:
HTI EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE 05-14

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Homeless To Independence Inc. is not responsible for misprints or cancellations of events by the event holders, landlord and/or their agent, or ourselves. Homeless to Independence Inc. also reserves the right to “NOT” offer services to people and/or persons that are rude, unpleasant, and untruthful in any way shape or form, belligerent and the like.

OCCASIONALLY, THERE WILL BE ARTICLES BY OTHER WRITERS. HOMELESS TO INDEPENDENCE MAY NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THEIR VIEWPOINTS, BUT WE DO RESPECT THEM. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!

OFFICE CONTACT INFO:

THE VERY BEST WAY TO CONTACT ME IS TO SEND ME AN EMAIL: ANN@HOMELESSTOINDEPENDENCE.ORG

OFFICE NUMBER IS: 1-732-264-7500

Please note that our office does have very limited volunteer staff and if we are one telephone line we cannot answer the other line. There is simply not enough time in the day to answer and/or return each and every telephone call.

IF YOU ARE ASKING FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, NO ONE WILL CONTACT YOU BACK.

THANK YOU!!!

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You are more than welcome to send in information on your on your emergency preparedness events…..
to florida@homelesstoindependence.org

Thank you!

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Resource list of local, state and national emergency management agencies and programs. Also provides detailed sections with information, tips and suggestions for persons with specific special needs including seniors, people with autism, mobility impairments, pregnant woman and those with newborns.

For more information visit https://www.disability.gov/state/florida/emergency_preparedness.

ALSO……

Find contact information for Special Needs Registries in your county. If you or a family member is medically dependent on electricity, need transportation to evacuate or help because of disability during an emergency, you should check out your county’s registry and available services.

For more information visit https://www.disability.gov/state/florida/emergency_preparedness.

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Brochure that describes the “four Ps” of surviving during an emergency: plan, prepare, practice and participate. Includes information about the importance of contacting your local emergency planning office to make sure your needs are considered in emergency preparedness planning.

For more information visit this link: http://www.disability.gov/state/florida/emergency_preparedness

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Formidable Footprint – A Community / Neighborhood Exercise

Description The Formidable Footprint exercise series has been developed in accordance with Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) protocols. The objective of the exercise series is for CERTs, Neighborhood Watch Programs, Neighborhood Associations, Community / Faith Based Organizations, Citizen Corps, Fire Corps and others to work as a team to become better prepared for the next disaster their community may face. There is NO CHARGE for participation in any of the Formidable Footprint exercises. For additional information or to register for up-coming exercises please access the following web site today: www.FormidableFootprint.org

This is a Virtual Event –

Contact Information (Name / Phone / Weblink) Chris Floyd / 850-241-3565 / chrisfloyd@drc-group.com

Here is the PDF for this exercise: FFExerciseFlyer

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WE LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED WHEN IT COMES TO HELPING OTHERS!!

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