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City To Open Disaster Relief Centers

City To Open Disaster Relief Centers

St. Petersburg, Fla.(September 14, 2017) - Pinellas County businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals who suffered damages as a result of Hurricane Irma can now apply for federal assistance. Pinellas is one of numerous counties eligible for federal funds following the issuance of a major disaster declaration Sunday by President Donald Trump.

The City of St. Petersburg will open Disaster Relief Centers to help St. Pete residents affected by Hurricane Irma. City staff will be available to assist area residents in making an application to FEMA for individual or business assistance. Centers will have secure technology available, to ensure protection of personal, sensitive information. Citizens are encouraged to visit the online FEMA checklist to review required information for the application at

Additional community organizations will be on site to provide information on their disaster support services.

Center location and hours include:

Enoch Davis Center

1111 18th Ave. S.

St. Petersburg, Florida 33705

Friday, Sept. 15, noon to 7 p.m.

Mon., Sept. 18- Fri., Sept. 22, noon to 7 p.m.


Sunshine Senior Center

330 5th St. N.

St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Friday, Sept. 15, noon to 7 p.m.

Mon., Sept. 18- Fri., Sept. 22, noon to 7 p.m.

A center in West St. Pete will be open next week. Details forthcoming.

Additionally, City street teams deployed earlier this week are providing information on FEMA assistance.

Individuals and businesses can apply for funding directly online, at or using the FEMA app, at

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