The Salvation Army Naples Regional Coordinate will be here as recovery, restoration and rebuilding efforts move forward in Collier County after being impacted by Hurricane Irma in September.
The Naples Disaster Assistance Center will open Tuesday, October 24, 2017.
The Salvation Army Disaster Assistance Center's will help Hurricane Irma survivors apply for grants designed to cover unmet needs.
Grant programs currently available to Collier County residents:
Click program name above to review complete intake policy and eligibility requirements.
Individuals needing assistance should first register with FEMA. In the event your needs are not met via FEMA, you will be referred to the Small Business Administration. Applicants must complete the SBA loan application process and be turned down in order to receive assistance from Other Needs Assistance (ONA) for personal property, vehicle or moving and storage assistance.
FEMA has established a sequence of delivery for disaster assistance. It is vital you follow FEMA guidelines to maximize benefits.
To receive assistance at The Salvation Army Operation Lasting Hope Disaster Assistance Center households will need to provide proof of disaster-related damage. Proof of damage/loss may consist of a FEMA Assessment Report (see Fig. 1. example), an insurance damage report, loss verification report, settlement letter, letter from landlord listing the damage to your personal property if you're a renter, letter of denial or proof of loss statement. The documentation provided must show a loss to personal property to qualify.
For automobile repairs, you will need a valid quote form a qualified service provider that indicates:
When we work collaboratively we can create real social impact. The DAC's will be open to all organizations assisting Hurricane Irma survivors. If your organization is interested in having space at the DAC, please let us know. Additional links and documents can be found here.
Since Hurricane Irma made landfall, The Salvation Army has provided the following services in Florida and Georgia (10/9/2017):