United Way’s 211 is the most comprehensive source for services to assist you and your family in times of crisis. Our teams of compassionate, highly trained specialists are available 24/7 to connect you with the best services available in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties.
211 provides information about emergency information, natural disaster relief, available shelters, financial assistance and more.
To get connected, text your zip code to 898-211, email firstname.lastname@example.org, click here to begin the online chat or dial 2-1-1 on your phone. For life-threatening orproperty emergencies, please call 9-1-1.
Operation Blue Roof: 888-ROOF-BLU (888-766-3258). Applicants who use 711 or video relay service can call 800-621-3362. Those who are deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech disability and use TTY can call 800-462-7585.
Housing and Legal
Available Housing: www.FloridaHousingSearch.org for Florida residents who have been displaced by Hurricane Dorian may search for available housing
Office of Insurance:
Many insurance offices in Florida have also been affected by Hurricane Dorian. For anyone having a problem reaching their agent or insurance office contact:
Office of Insurance Regulations
Division of Financial Services