Hurricane Assistance

Have you or someone you know relocated from PUERTO RICO or the VIRGIN ISLANDS due to Hurricane María since September 17, 2017.

CareerSource Tampa Bay can assist individuals who been affected by Hurricane Maria and are currently residing in Hillsborough County.  We provide FREE workshops and job search assistance, but you may also qualify for grants to acquire professional studies, certifications, take English classes and so much more.

Eligibility Criteria

–– Be relocated from Puerto Rico & the Virgin Islands
–– Hillsborough County resident
–– 18 years or older
–– US citizen or permanent resident requirements


Request Information

Cynthia Dĺaz, Special Project Manager
Tel. (813) 930-7400, ext. 7158 (Hablamos Español)



  • Basic career services
    • resume & cover letter writing
    • recruitment events, professional talent of Tampa Bay, networking opportunities
    • short term training programs, job testing & assessment
    • career fairs
    • access to computer, internet, faxing and phones
  • Skills training
    • resume development, LinkedIn Lab, interview
    • preparations, professional interviewing, computer
    • basic, dress for success, employability skills
    • workshops, financial literacy, re-employment
    • assistance
  • Employ Florida assistance
  • WIOA program
    • career exploration
    • career resources
    • training grants
    • scholarship training opportunities
    • ESOL
    • additional licensed needed
  • Welfare transition program (WTP)