|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Volunteer Florida announced that Compass 82 and Disaster Services Corporation, Society of St. Vincent De Paul – USA have been selected as the provider organizations for the Hurricane Michael Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP).
Volunteer Florida’s DCMP supports individuals recovering from Hurricane Michael through disaster case management services. Disaster case management services are aimed at helping survivors achieve recovery through assessments of unmet needs, financial planning, progress monitoring, and more. Services are facilitated by case managers who are assigned to survivors by the provider organizations.
Funding for Volunteer Florida DCMP is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Provider organizations were selected by Volunteer Florida through a competitive request for proposal (RFP) process.
To learn more about Volunteer Florida’s Hurricane Michael DCMP, please contact DCMP Director, Susan George, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 1994, Volunteer Florida was established in Florida Statutes to manage national service programs, such as AmeriCorps, and advocate for volunteerism throughout the Sunshine State. Since then, Volunteer Florida has evolved to serve as the state’s lead agency for mobilizing volunteers and coordinating donations before, during and after disasters, including managing the Florida Disaster Fund. After 25 years, Volunteer Florida remains committed to promoting volunteerism in Florida, and recently launched the state’s official volunteer opportunities platform, Volunteer Connect. Through our work, Volunteer Florida delivers high-impact volunteer programs and opportunities that engage Floridians, transform communities and make the state a better place to live. For more information, please visit www.volunteerflorida.org.