Leon County has been designated for Individual Assistance for damages caused by Hurricane Michael, meaning county and city residents are now eligible to apply with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for funds to help recover.
Individual Assistance provides a broad range of disaster assistance resources to eligible residents, such as the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged homes. Families impacted by Hurricane Michael can also apply for additional financial support for child care, medical, dental, vehicle damage and damages to essential household items.
Residents who have suffered damage directly related to Hurricane Michael are encouraged to file a claim with their insurance right away.
To apply for Individual Disaster Assistance, visit https://www.disasterassistance.gov/
or call 1-800-621-3362. Residents without internet access can visit any Leon County library or City of Tallahassee community center.