St. Lucie County’s 911 Call Center has received several calls from residents seeking financial assistance and/or reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) relating to costs associated with Hurricane Matthew.
Residents seeking FEMA assistance should contact the federal agency directly; as local governments are not involved in the reimbursement/claims process for individuals or businesses.
To see if you quality for FEMA assistance for Hurricane Matthew visit:
https://www.fema.gov/hurricane-matthew or call 800-621-3362.
Additionally, if residents plan to hire anyone to repair home damage; replace fences or install hurricane shutters as a result of Hurricane Matthew, be sure to employ a licensed and insured contractor. For a list of licensed contractors in St. Lucie County visit: