Media Contact: Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC
Communications Manager
Direct: 352.291.9559 Mobile: 352.816.1264
[email protected]


OCALA, Fla. (Sept. 14, 2017) – CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion’s career center in Lecanto remains closed due to power issues caused by Hurricane Irma. CareerSource CLM’s two mobile resource units will provide limited services Friday, Sept. 15 at the College of Central Florida’s Citrus County campus, 3100 S. Lecanto Hwy, in Lecanto. The mobile units will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All CareerSource CLM offices in Levy and Marion counties are now open.

For more information about CareerSource CLM services, call 800-434-JOBS (5627).

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to businesses and residents in Citrus and Marion counties whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a result of Hurricane Irma.

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is currently accepting applications for DUA from residents and businesses in the 37 counties designated as disaster areas.

Individuals in affected counties have until Oct. 13, 2017 to file DUA applications.

DUA is available from weeks of unemployment beginning Sept. 10, 2017 until ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­March 17, 2018, as long as the individual’s unemployment continues to be a result of the disaster. To file a DUA claim go to or call 1-800-385-3920.  Customer service representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. For DUA claims information call 1-800-204-2418 and choose option 2 to speak to a customer service representative.


CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities and in Spanish. All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. For accommodations, call 800-434-5627, ext. 7878 or email [email protected]. A proud partner of the American Jobs Center network and member of CareerSource Florida.

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