The aftermath of Hurricane Ian continues to affect Floridians, and that includes its impact on victims’ mental health. A number of mental health resources are available to those affected and we are sharing some below. Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) Family Support LineThis line connects individuals and families impacted by the storm with […]
Watch Out for Hurricane Ian Scams!
Unfortunately, natural disasters often lead to an uptick in fraud, and Hurricane Ian has been no exception. These scams run the gamut of insurance to charities and can occur through multiple forms of communication including texting, calling, and even going door to door. With thousands of Floridians currently displaced by the hurricane, it is important […]
FEMA Public Sector & Individual Assistance Programs!
Federal assistance is available to eligible individuals and families as well as public assistance for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial governments and certain types of private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Ian. For more information, visit: https://marketing.gehringgroup.com/e/932633/disaster-hurricane-ian/2c8j8/109229689?h=VybgAU31hAfUxrI6GMx39-3hYEaXyuIS6dytwpuBr64 Public Assistance Program for Public Sector Entities Through the Public Assistance Program, FEMA provides supplemental grant assistance to government […]
Generator Safety Tips!
As crews work to restore power outages in the wake of Hurricane Ian, it is important to review generator safety measures to prevent further disaster. While generators can save lives after storms by powering medical equipment and other devices, there are also several potential hazards from generator misuse including carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, electrocution, fire, […]
IRS Tax Relief for Hurricane Ian Victims
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that Victims of Hurricane Ian have Until February 15, 2023 to file various individual and business tax returns. Individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Ian that reside or have a business anywhere in the state of Florida qualify for tax relief. Accordingly, certain deadlines falling on or after September 23, 2022, and before February […]