List of County Towns: Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle, Eastpoint
Emergency Management Contact:
Franklin County Emergency Management
28 Airport Road
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Phone: (850) 653-8977
Local 2-1-1: 2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc. – Tallahassee, Dial (850) 617-6333; http://www.211bigbend.org/
DISASTER HOUSEHOLD FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM
The Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (FDACS) will be providing emergency food to through a FEMA funded program to counties affected most by Irma. This is a short term program to help meet food needs until the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) becomes available.
- How much food can a household receive? Individuals and families will receive one or more food packages with 10-20 food items. Households with 1-3 family members canreceive 1 package per week, households with 4-6 members can receive 2 packages per week, and households with 7+ members can receive 3 packages per week.
- Who is eligible to receive a food package? Household living in counties that were part of the presidentially declared disaster. The program will be rolled out in 3 phases. Phase 1 will include 9 initial counties – other counties will be included in phases 2 and 3.
- Where can residents pick up their food package?
Click HERE to view the list of distribution sites for the counties active in the current phase out the roll-out.