Connect with local organizations

Leon County Animal Control

If you need help planning and preparing to protect your pets, contact Leon County Animal Control Division at (850) 606-5400.

Leon County Emergency Management

Leon County Division of Emergency Management coordinates emergency management activities, services and programs within the county. If you need help planning and preparing for hurricane season, contact Leon County Emergency Management at (850) 606-3700.

Leon County Emergency Medical Services

Leon County EMS Division exists to provide clinically superior, compassionate, cost-effective emergency medical services to all citizens and visitors of Leon County.

2-1-1 Big Bend

2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc. serves as the preferred 24/7 gateway to community information, services and support any day of the year, including times of community emergencies.

American Red Cross

From small house fires to multi-state natural disasters, the American Red Cross goes wherever needed to ensure people have clean water, safe shelter and hot meals when they need them most.

The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

The Salvation Army of Tallahassee serves disaster survivors and relief workers with food, emotional support and other critical services.

Florida Department of Health in Leon County

The Florida Department of Health in Leon County works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people through integrated state, county and community efforts.

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) is a private, not-for-profit community healthcare system committed to transforming care, advancing health and improving lives with an ultimate vision to elevate the standards of our healthcare practice, quality and innovation in our region.

HCA Florida Capital Hospital

HCA Florida Capital Hospital offers one of the most comprehensive hurricane preparedness plans to ensure our patients and our staff who care for them are safe before, during and after a storm.

Leon County Sheriff's Office

The Leon County Sheriff's Office has a detailed plan, inclusive of 24-hour staffing to respond to the needs of the community in a crisis situation.

Tallahassee Police Department

The Tallahassee Police Department provides public safety services to the city of Tallahassee and is committed to serving the community in difficult times.

Tallahassee Fire Department

The mission of the Tallahassee Fire Department is to provide for the safety and welfare of our community and our members through prevention, preparation and protection.

Consolidated Dispatch Agency

The Consolidated Dispatch Agency offers the public a way to contact four emergency agencies with one phone call.

National Weather Service-Tallahassee

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee provides weather, water and climate data, forecasts, warnings, and impact-based decision support services for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy.

Leon County Public Works

From activating sandbag locations for citizens to cutting and disposing of debris off the roadway, Leon County Public Works is responsible for providing County residents with resources and services needed before, during and after a disaster.

City of Tallahassee Utilities

If a storm is threatening the area, please visit Talgov.com for the latest news of what the City of Tallahassee is doing to prepare for the storm, as well as for specific information related to the potential impacts and outages to our area. For City of Tallahassee customers, report electric outages via the City's Digitally App, Talgov.com/Outage, or by calling (850) 891-4968.

Duke Energy

For Duke Energy customers, report electric outages by calling 1-800-228-8485, or visiting Duke-Energy.com/Outages.

Talquin Electric

For Talquin Electric customers, report electric outages by calling 1-888-802-1832 or 1-866-899-4832, or texting #OUTAGE to 85700 from any registered cell phone.

Sign up for text alerts at TalquinElectric.com.


During an emergency, VolunteerLEON organizes the Citizen Information Line and coordinates the Big Bend Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD), a structure for non-profit and faith-based organizations to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster.

Volunteer Florida 

In partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Volunteer Florida is the state's lead agency for volunteers and donations before, during and after disasters.

Public works employee carrying chainsaw an walking toward debris cleanup site along a roadway