For Immediate Release: October 6, 2016
Lutheran Services Florida Closures and Weather Information October 7, 2016
In accordance with the path of Hurricane Matthew and the current state of emergency throughout Florida, Lutheran Services Florida will be all closing schools, head start/early head start programs, administrative offices, and service centers on Friday, October 7th in the following counties:
Palm Beach County
For specific office addresses/locations in each county please refer to the office directory at: http://www.lsfnet.org/where-we-work.
Hurricane Matthew is on track to make landfall on Florida’s East Coast on Friday morning, moving Northeast by Friday afternoon. In preparation for the hurricane, Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency.
Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for 26 counties of Florida’s most vulnerable areas. Refer to Florida’s Disaster website for the most up-to-date information on the storm. http://www.floridadisaster.org/index.asp
Please refer to our website (http://www.lsfnet.org/victims-of-natural-disasters/disaster-preparedness-tips) for preparedness tips and for the most current information.
Canaan McCaslin, Associate VP of Communications
About Lutheran Services Florida
Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) is a nationally recognized non-profit organization transforming individuals and families by providing healing, hope and help through effective human services. Founded in 1982, LSF currently touches the lives of 1 in 50 Floridians every year through various programs, including early education, youth shelters, foster care and adoption, charter schools, refugee and resettlement services, substance abuse mental health services, and adult guardianship. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, LSF has more than 60 programs around the State of Florida and approximately 1,300 dedicated employees.