Free Disaster Legal Assistance Offered for Calhoun County Residents

BLOUNTSTOWN, FL. – Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. (LSNF) will be available to provide FREE legalhelp to those still facing disaster related legal issues post Hurricane Michael. LSNF staff and volunteerattorneys will provide free advice on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CT atthe County Extension Courthouse Building (20816 Central Ave E, Blountstown, FL). Walk-ins arewelcome at the clinic. Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis and is based on lawyeravailability during the event. For those attending with legal questions, please bring documentation &paperwork related to your legal issues. Areas that LSNF will assist […]

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Our Florida is helping Floridians get back on their feet

Are you struggling to pay your rent or utility bills? OUR Florida is a federally funded relief program aimed at getting Floridians back on their feet. Don’t miss out! Apply today atwww.OURFlorida.com. OUR Florida is a federally-funded emergency rental assistance relief program to support residents and businesses as they continue to recover and rebuild. They are currently accepting applications for rental and utility assistance and will begin processing applications in the order in which they were received. It is important to submit a complete application with all required documentation to receive assistance quickly and accurately. To check the status of […]

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DEO Announces Deadline for Rebuild Florida Housing Repair and Replacement Program

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HarvestCall dedicates its work, departs

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UCC support unlocks recovery for Florida hurricane survivors

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Jackson County donates hurricane RV’s to Chipola Baptist Association

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Hobbs Family

Vasheda Hobbs and her three daughters’ home was destroyed by Hurricane Michael. Initially, they were able to stay with family, then found a short-term rental, but struggled to pay the high rent. Another client suggested to Vasheda that she contact the North Florida Inland LTR, so she reached out. Months later, she was selected by a review committee as one of the recipients of a new home to be constructed by AC HarvestCall. The Salvation Army covered demolition and removal of the prior structure, Capital Area Community Action Agency assisted with materials, and Chipola Baptist Association helped with furniture. On Friday, March 12, the Hobbs […]

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Nowling Family

The home of William and Deserie Nowling and their three daughters was damaged beyond repair by the storm.  They were able to move in with Deserie’s family, but continued to work on cleaning up their property as much as they could. After a few disappointments, they were connected with North Florida Inland LTR, and were chosen as recipients of a new home built by AC HarvestCall.  The excitement and sheer happiness on the faces of the girls as they talked about their new home was priceless! Additional resources from The Salvation Army, Capital Area Community Action Agency, Chipola Baptist Association helped complete […]

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Nix Family

As LTR team members were assisting a neighbor, they met Mr. Willie Nix in 2019.  Willie had retired from Covenant Hospice after years of service and was raising two active grandsons, ages 6 and 8. The Nix home needed extensive repairs, so Chipola Baptist Association (CBA) provided a travel trailer for them to move into until the home could be recovered. Unfortunately, due to COVID, the project was delayed and the family lived in the camper for over a year.  However, AC HarvestCall took on the Nix project in early 2020, and recently welcomed the family home!  North Florida Inland LTR coordinated […]

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Hilton Family

In early 2019, Robert Hilton registered with the North Florida Inland LTR.  His home had been deemed unliveable, and he had limited resources. The LTR was able to connect Bob with Chipola Baptist Association, who provided a travel trailer as part of the pilot program between the Florida Dept. of Emergency Management and Calhoun and Jackson Counties.  The LTR referred the case to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief), who ultimately constructed a new home for Bob and his girls. Additional support was provided by Innovative Charities of NWFL and the LTR. […]

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