Hurricane Michael Disaster Recovery Programs


Job loss or major business impacts are devastating under any circumstance.

Assistance is available to help Florida residents get back on their feet.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Assists businesses and residents whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a result of Hurricane Michael. The deadline for Florida residents to apply is Dec. 31, 2018.

To file a claim, call: (800) 385-3920

Florida Small Business Bridge Loan Program

Supports businesses impacted by Hurricane Michael by providing short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced physical or economic damage during the storm. Applications must be completed by Dec. 31, 2018.

To file a claim, call: (866) 737-7232

Disaster Recovery Jobs Portal

Connects those in need of work to recovery and restoration jobs with immediate openings.

Disaster Dislocated Worker Program

Grants awarded for temporary employment to workers affected by major dislocations, including natural disasters. A local workforce development board nearest you can assist with Dislocated Worker Grants.