We want to provide you with information and resources that may assist you in the hurricane recovery efforts in Florida. More than $200 million in federal disaster assistance has already been approved for individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Ian and more funding is available to those in need. In addition, you may be eligible for a disaster loan for your primary residence through the Small Business Association. Find out more information on how to apply here.
Additional resources can be found here:
Beware of Scams
As Southwest Florida begins the long road to recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, we want to provide you information to help in the process.
Unfortunately, that means arming you with information to avoid being taken advantage of by fraudsters. After a disaster, scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals are out, trying to take advantage of disaster survivors.
Here are links that provide valuable information regarding clean up and insurance scams.
Here are some other tips to avoid becoming a victim
If you have questions or need help, please contact your local office. We’re here to help.
Disaster Relief Resources
Florida homeowners and renters in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties affected by Hurricane Ian may apply for FEMA disaster assistance.
Survivors can apply for disaster assistance at www.disasterassistance.gov, by calling 800-621-3362 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Time, or by using the FEMA mobile app.
When you apply for assistance, have the following information ready:
- A current phone number where you can be contacted
- Your address at the time of the disaster and the address where you are now
- Your Social Security number
- A general list of damage and losses
- Banking information if you choose direct deposit
- Your insurance policy number or the agent and/or the company name
Lee County insurance Claims
An Insurance Village is open at Jetblue Park in Lee County
11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33913
Open regular business hours.
Representatives from countless insurance agencies will be on hand
- Lee County storm resource information, go to leegov.com/storm.
- Collier County information hotline: Call 311 within the county or 239–252-8444 outside of the area.