Florida Disaster Legal Aid Helpline: (833) 514-2940

The Florida Disaster Legal Aid Helpline is available to eligible residents living in Florida. To apply for services, call (833) 514-2940, available 24 hours a day. If your matter is not an emergency, you can also apply online anytime.

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Disaster Legal Aid Helpline staff ready to help clients

The Disaster Relief Team at Bay Area Legal Services, is working to build a more resilient community by providing educational opportunities to better prepare for disaster, and legal assistance to help survivors recover after disaster strikes. Our goal is to help as many people as possible affected by natural disasters of all types.

Types of disaster-related issues we handle

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance
  • Insurance claims
  • Contractor Issues
  • Eviction
  • Home title & ownership

Disaster Relief Helpline

Legal issues can linger long after disasters pass. We have a helpline to provide legal assistance to people with these disaster related issues, and our help is always free.

Disaster Preparedness

We provide disaster preparedness education and resources to individuals and communities at no cost. Please contact us if you or your community would like to schedule an event.


The Florida Disaster Legal Aid Helpline is funded by the Legal Services Corporation and managed by Bay Area Legal Services.