Participated at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Palm Beach County by sitting in the "Unmet Needs" chair since the disaster struck. In the first week, Catholic Charities participated in numerous missions that assisted 256 residents in the county. Missions included:
Distribution of food where needed in collaboration with the Palm Beach County Food Bank.
Participating in short term case management to disaster victims at (7) "Caring Community Coalition for Disaster Relief" centers throughout Palm Beach County. Centers are staffed with Catholic Charities employees who volunteer to help.Services include assistance with FEMA applications. (LINK for flier)
Communicating with parishes within Diocese of Palm Beach to offer relief assistance.
Opening Catholic Charities Disaster Recovery Offices to provide long term case management to those who were impacted.