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Update: December 22, 2017

Hurricane Maria – CSCF


Are You in Central Florida Because of Hurricane Maria? We Can Help.

We’re ready to help you with your employment needs.

  • Dedicated bilingual staff to assist you
  • Connections to local jobs
  • Access to food assistance and other community programs

Dedicated emergency staff are available: Call 407.531.1275 | Email


Training Opportunities

CareerSource Central Florida can help connect you to training opportunities with local schools, like Valencia College, that will prepare you for a brand new career, or help you update your current skills.  And this training is free to those who qualify.

All you have to do is fill out this short interest form, and a member of our team will connect with you to get you started.


Welcome Centers

CareerSource Central Florida continues to maintain a staffing presence at the Orlando International Airport (OIA), to welcome those displaced by Hurricane Maria and offer information, assistance, and hope.

CareerSource Central Florida is staffing the OIA location Monday-Friday with 2-3 English/Spanish bilingual team members onsite from 900 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Staff are there to welcome and provide information about our services, hiring events, options, etc., and are referring candidates to our Southeast and Osceola Career Services Centers.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created a dedicated line to refer Puerto Rican evacuees displaced by Hurricane Maria at 1-800-621-3362. Additionally, Puerto Rican evacuees may apply for assistance at

Puerto Rico has been severely impacted by both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Claimants inquiring about filing a claim against Puerto Rico should be advised that due to lack of electricity, the web-site for the Puerto Rico Department of Labor is not operational and no claims are being taken at the present time.

Individuals should continue to monitor the Puerto Rico web site at and when it becomes operational, they will be able to file a claim through the internet. Filing a claim though the internet will be faster than other methods so it is advisable to wait to file online.

Potential claimants can also call 1-800-621-FEMA.


Occupational Licenses

Governor Rick Scott directed Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) Secretary Jonathan Zachem to issue an Emergency Order suspending all fees required for occupational license applications for residents of Puerto Rico who were impacted by Hurricane Maria and are now in Florida. This includes over 50 different individual professional license types, such as barbers and realtors. By suspending fees, residents from Puerto Rico will be able to obtain a license from the state more quickly and continue their careers in Florida.


Start Your Career

In accordance with Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) standards, which supersede the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, we were granted an extraordinary opportunity to improve career seeker and job options for our region’s workers and career seekers. Through an integrated, career-driven public workforce system that links diverse talent to businesses, our efforts directly support the development of strong, vibrant regional economies where businesses thrive and people want to live and work.

CareerSource Central Florida serves approximately 120,000 career seekers through five (5) career services centers and a mobile operations unit throughout Sumter, Lake, Osceola, Seminole, and Orange counties. Explore how working with a Career Services Consultant can move you further in your career … today, tomorrow, and into the future.


Career Consultation

Recruitment services should reflect the needs of the individual on a case-by-case, customized basis. CareerSource Central Florida tailors our employment services based upon your specific objectives and requirements. We look at the needs of businesses and determine the best course of action to match and develop your talents to help you secure lasting employment.

Meet with a CareerSource Central Florida Career Service Consultant to receive a one-on-one assessment for determining your strengths and challenges regarding your career search. During this meeting, you will receive recommendations on appropriate measures to take for achieving the highest levels of success. Our Career Service Consultants are entrusted by businesses to provide the right candidates, and one-on-one interviews allow an opportunity to tailor a career pathway with your needs in mind.