Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Chief Melanie C. Adams visits the makeshift memorial setup near the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside, Fla., Thursday, July 1, 2021. Search is paused because of structural concerns officials say. The apartment building partially collapsed on Thursday, June 24. (David Santiago /Miami Herald via AP) 

SOURCE: (David Santiago /Miami Herald via AP)



Officials and organizations have released resources to help people who are trying to find loved ones, grieving loved ones, help first responders or help those who have gone through the deadly Surfside building collapse.


Resources To Find People

  • A Family Assistance Center is open at the Grand Beach Hotel on Collins Avenue.
  • People can also call 305-614-1819 or click here to file a missing person report.
  • Anyone who lived at the towers is encouraged to fill out this form to help ensure all of the tenants are accounted for.
  • FEMA can be called at 800-621-3362 or met with in person at the Family Assistance Center.

Resources For Emotional Support

  • A bilingual grief hotline has been set up in partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health for anyone in need of emotional support at 833-848-1762.
  • The Disaster Distress Helpline is at 800-985-5990.
  • The Crisis Text Line can be reached by texting "HELLO" to 741741.


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