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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

General Assistance

Florida—Florida Division of Emergency Management

Clearing house of information on how to apply for resources as well as FEMA, Unemployment and Small Business Loans.

Florida Division of Consumer Services—Hurricane Irma Disaster Resources and Information

Stands ready to assist insurance consumers in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma by offering consumers direct access to our insurance experts who can answer the many insurance-related questions in the wake of the storm as well as information and resources.

Florida Emergency Information Line 1-800-342-3557

The Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL) is a toll-free hotline activated at the time of an emergency to provide an additional resource for those in Florida to receive accurate and up-to-date information regarding an emergency or disaster situation impacting the State of Florida.


Hope-Net provides emergency groceries for low-income members of the Los Angeles community, limited shelter options to very low-income and homeless clients, and additional household and personal items for the needy.

Housing and Shelter Information

This is a list of resources for all kinds of disaster-related housing needs and questions, including lists of available housing for displaced people, information about emergency shelters, rebuilding and mortgage assistance, and pet shelters. Hurricane Information

The State of Louisiana created this website to provide the latest information and resources regarding state-provided relief and assistance for those impacted by hurricanes and tropical storms.

Lutheran Services in America

Emergency and disaster services include clothing, emergency housing, financial assistance, food programs, legal aid, telephone crisis support and referrals and support services. This site can be searched for services regionally or by type of assistance needed.


Metro provides direct social services and supports community development in the San Diego and Imperial Counties area, including emergency food and clothing to those in need.

Notify NYC

New York's official source for information about emergency events and important City services.

Paradise Community Services

Paradise Community Services of San Diego County assists families and individuals who have suffered the devasting effects of a disaster by guiding them to resources and helping them to develop long-term recovery plans. In response to the recent wildfires, they are coordinating a program of long-term recovery assistance beginning with an assessment of local needs.

Pets and Disaster: Be Prepared

This page of the Red Cross website advises pet owners on how to plan for their pets' safety in the event of a disaster. Red Cross shelters do not accept pets, so it is essential to be prepared in advance.

Ready Alabama

Ready Alabama helps Alabamans be informed, involved and ready in the case of a disaster.

Salvation Army

Provides disaster and recovery counseling and support programs, financial assistance, shelter provision and the distribution of water, food, furniture, building materials, sanitary, infant and child care products, medicines, bedding and other items for which an immediate need exists. This website can locate nearby branches by a zip code search.

SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business

Provides disaster assistance for small businesses. Their website lists tips, tools, downloads, mentoring and state links.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Provides emergency financial assistance, emergency transportation and disaster relief and victim services. This website allows users to search for local councils offering assistance.