FEMA Adds Additional Sites for Free Mitigation Advice, Experts Now Offering Rebuilding Tips in Osceola and Sarasota Counties


FEMA has added two more sites to its roster of locations offering free mitigation advice. As part of a continued effort to help Floridians rebuild from Hurricane Nicole and Hurricane Ian, FEMA is now offering free advice in Osceola and Sarasota Counties on how to rebuild stronger and safer against storms.

Date: January 25, 2023 - February 15, 2023

Time: 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm



Osceola County
2601 West Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741

Sarasota County
4111 Cattleman Road, Sarasota, FL 34233

St. Johns County

1750 U.S. Highway 1 South, Saint Augustine, FL 32084

Closes Feb. 8 at 6:00 p.m.

Lee County

3031 NE Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, FL 33909

Closes Feb. 8 at 6:00 p.m.

Event Details

While at each Home Depot, FEMA mitigation specialists will answer questions and offer free home improvement tips and proven methods to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters.

Mitigation is an effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of a disaster. The information is geared for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Hours for all locations: Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Event Contact

In addition to receiving in-person advice, Hurricane Nicole and Hurricane Ian survivors can call the FEMA Mitigation Line to speak with mitigation specialists. The number is 833-336-2487 and is available Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. ET.

Last updated February 14, 2023