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UPDATED: 9/15/2017 - Our offices will be fully operational on Monday.
Broward residents that have experienced damage from Hurricane Irma, can apply for assistance from FEMA. Apply online at www.disasterassistance.gov
Residents are urged to go to their nearest Broward County Library that is open. For a list of open libraries, visit Broward.org/library. Internet service will be available at each Library’s Computer Center. Someone will be there to assist you in getting online.
For anyone who is 60 years of age or older and needs assistance, they can call the following agencies:
• Aging and Disability Resource Center of Broward County’s Elderly Helpline: 954-745-9779
• Broward County Elderly and Veterans Services: 954-357-6622
2-1-1 Broward: A 24/7 comprehensive agency in Broward County that provides individuals and families with all of the critical connections to health and human service agencies and programs they need in just one call.
3-1-1, Broward County Call Center: Provides a single point of contact for the services and programs offered by more than 60 agencies of Broward County government.
On this page: Public Service Announcements and other resources:
Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Disaster Unemployment Assistance provides financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster and who are not eligible for regular unemployment insurance benefits.
Visit the Disaster Unemployment Assistance website.
The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7, 365–day–a–year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human–caused disaster. Phone: 1–800–985–5990
USCIS offers immigration services that may help people affected by unforeseen circumstances, including disasters such as Hurricane Irma.
Visit the USCIS field offices site for closing schedules and updates.