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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.


National Center for PTSD

Information for the general public on understanding post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Open Pharmacy Locator

RxResponse displays pharmacies that are open in a disaster area, as well as the closest Red Cross shelter.

Shelters and Housing

American Red Cross: Find Open Shelters

Online tool that pulls information from the National Shelter System and allows people to view a Google map of open Red Cross shelter locations and search for shelters closest to their location. Shelters that are currently open will be displayed on the map or in the search results.

FEMA Evacuaee Hotel List

If you are eligible for Transitional Sheltering Assistance, FEMA will pay for the cost to stay in certain hotels or motels for a limited period of time. Costs covered are for the cost of the room and taxes, and any other expenses are not included. This website provides a list of participating locations, searchable by state. Since room availability changes quickly, phone numbers are provided to call hotels prior to travelling to be sure the hotel can accommodate your need.

FEMA Interim Housing Resources

Helps individuals and families who have been displaced by a disaster find a place to live. The website consolidates rental resources identified and provided by federal agencies, private organizations, and the public, to help individuals and families find available rental units in their area.—Special Needs Emergency Registry

If you or a family member, during periods of evacuation or emergency, requires evacuation and/or sheltering assistance due to physical impairments, mental impairments, cognitive impairment, or sensory disabilities it is important that you are aware of your County's Special Needs Shelter program and its Registry. Provides contact information for Florida county Emergency Management offices.

Small businesses and employment

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.