Catholic Charities in the Diocese of St. Petersburg is organizing comprehensive relief efforts to address the needs of our community across the five-county region of Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. If you are facing an immediate emergency, such as a financial, home or family crisis – please call one of our four locations that is most convenient to you. These locations are also drop off sites for donations of relief supplies including food, water, basic toiletries, and baby supplies.

Catholic Charities (General Information & Assistance, Office Hours 9 am – 4 pm)
Pinellas County:  1213 16th Street N., St. Petersburg, FL 33705 (Tel: 727-893-1313)
Hillsborough County:  2021 E. Busch Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612 (Tel: 813-631-4390)
Pasco County:  37733 Meridian Ave., Dade City, FL 33525 (Tel: 352-521-1218)
Citrus and Hernando Counties:  8370 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, FL 34606 (Tel: 352-686-9897)

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Here is a list of local, state, and federal resources to help you during the recovery process.

Emergency Resource Links

Emergency Phone Numbers

TECO Outage Map
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Citizen Information Hotline (844) 852-8889

Hillsborough County                                                         

Pasco County

Pinellas County

  • FEMA Operation Blue Roof (Hurricane Irma-related roof damage):  sign-up at Indian Rocks Baptist Church, 12685 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, FL 33774 (Tel: 888-ROOF-BLU)
  • Pinellas County Emergency Management
  • Citizen Information Center (727) 464-4333
  • Pinellas Residents who experienced home damage: or 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
  • 2-1-1 (Telephone Disaster Recovery & Assistance Support) OR text your zip code to 898211 (txt211)
  • American Red Cross of Tampa Bay  (24-hour Disaster Services phone number: 1-877-741-1444)
  • Electricity Outage Maps:   TECO        Duke Energy

Hernando County

Citrus County



Health Resources Center Disaster Hotline (Tel. 800-507-4571) |  VA Website Updates.

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (Tel. 888-679-6377): to find your mortgage service company

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Florida Chamber of Commerce

Consumer Protection


Catholic Charities Disaster Relief and Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund

Diocese of St. Petersburg Disaster Relief Fund