Columbia County Disaster Recovery Center opening in wake of Hurricane Idalia

Idalia Essential information: Columbia County

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. — The community of Columbia County will soon be able to use a disaster recovery center to help with restoration efforts.


On Wed., Sept. 13, the Columbia County Disaster Recovery Center will open its doors to residents of the county.

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In a news release by the Board of County Commissioners, the Disaster Recovery Center will act as a centralized hub for services and government entities to work with residents toward full restoration from the effects of Hurricane Idalia.

The center will be the headquarters for several entities offering a variety of services including, but not limited to:

  • Department of Children and Families: Providing Hope Navigators and Crisis Counseling agency for disabilities.
  • FEMA: Answering questions and providing resource connections for residents.
  • Department of Elder Affairs: Providing representation and resources for the elderly.
  • Department of Veteran Affairs: Providing resources connection for veterans.
  • Legal Services of North Florida: Providing a rotation of legal representation and resources.

The Columbia County Disaster Recovery Center will open 9 a.m. until 7 p.m., seven days per week.

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