This page is dedicated to local, state, and national resources available to residents as they recover from a disaster.

Endeavors Hurricane Idalia Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP)

FEMA has designated Endeavors, a nonprofit organization serving vulnerable people in crisis, to serve as case manager for Hillsborough residents affected by Hurricane Idalia. The organization connects residents with local resources, services, and funds that residents might not be aware of, helping them to further recover from Idalia. Endeavors will serve as a central point of contact to assist residents with their recovery plan. Although financial assistance does not come directly from Endeavors, disaster case managers will connect residents with local resources that will be able to guide them through the recovery process.

Connect with Endeavors

Endeavors website
Phone: (727) 777-5440

Hillsborough County local partner resources

The local resources below are available to help residents recover from a disaster:

American Red Cross

  • After a disaster, the American Red Cross works with community partners to meet the urgent needs of people impacted. They focus on providing safe shelter, food, and emergency relief supplies like water, clean-up kits, tarps, shovels, and rakes. To find aid, visit, download the free Red Cross Emergency app to search for shelters, or call 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767).
  • Website and phone: American Red Cross - (800) 733-2767
  • This nonprofit legal aid organization provides services to residents in the Tampa Bay area. Services provided include free civil legal aid programs to disaster survivors with related issues. The hotline is available 24 hours a day.
  • Website and phone: Bay Area Legal Services - (833) 514-2940

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

  • The Crisis Center offers many services to individuals and families. Residents can call 211, the 24/7 hotline number, or search to generate a zip code search for resources.
  • Website and phone: Crisis Center of Tampa Bay - (813) 964-1964 or call 211

Feeding Tampa Bay

  • For nutritional support and to find a food pantry in your area, select “Find Food” on the top of the Feeding Tampa Bay page. Additional storm relief distributions have been added to Feeding Tampa Bay’s regularly scheduled opportunities.
  • Website and phone: Feeding Tampa Bay - (813) 254-1190

Metropolitan Ministries

  • Metropolitan Ministries has resources available for households that have been impacted by Hurricane Idalia. Resident situations will be individually assessed, and the organization will offer services available to match the need. Offerings may include food, clothing, toiletries, furniture, and emergency housing as available.
  • Website and phone: Metropolitan Ministries - (813) 209-1000

Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay (RTTB)

  • RTTB's mission is to revitalize communities by repairing critically damaged homes and helping neighbors rebuild their lives. RTTB repairs homes damaged in disaster and provides affordable housing for residents. RTTB's priority is to provide those in need with safe, healthy, and affordable homes.
  • Website and phone: Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay (RTTB) - (813) 878-9000

State and Federal resources

The state and national resources below are available to help residents recover from a disaster and report issues:

The State Assistance Information Line (SAIL)

  • SAIL is a toll-free hotline activated at the time of an emergency to provide an additional resource for those in Florida to receive accurate and up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Idalia. Information provided from SAIL hotline operators includes how to prepare before, during, and after a hurricane.
  • Website and phone: The State Assistance Information Line (SAIL) - (800) 342-3557

Florida Price Gouging Hotline

  • Florida law prohibits excessive increases in the price of essential commodities during a storm-related declared state of emergency. This includes equipment, food, gasoline, hotel rooms, ice, lumber and water needed as a direct result of the event.
  • Report suspected price gouging to the Florida Attorney General's Office by visiting or calling 866-966-7226.

Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County

  • Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County disaster recovery specialists are available to provide confidential, no-cost consulting to help affected businesses prepare disaster loan applications and with other post-disaster challenges. Florida SBDC disaster specialists work alongside SBA business loan specialists to provide information about available resources and assist businesses in completing state and federal disaster loan applications. The Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County can be reached weekdays from8 AM to 5 PM.
  • Website and phone: Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County - (813) 277-1393

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

  • The SBA has made Economic Injury Disaster loans available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, and most private, nonprofit organizations. These working capital loans are designed to assist through the disaster recovery period.
  • Website and phone: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) - (800) 827-5722
Last Modified: 5/29/2024, 3:51:38 PM

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