PRFAA and the City of Tampa Partner to Serve the Puerto Rican Community in Hillsborough County

(Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – Orlando, FL) – The Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration in Orlando, Florida (PRFAA) announced in conjunction with the Authorities of the City of Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida, a collaboration agreement that will enable the government to assist hundreds of citizens residing in one of the main cities and counties with the highest Puerto Rican population in that State. 

“When our team had the opportunity to meet with the local authorities of Hillsborough County, we reiterated our commitment to work hand-in-hand with the local authorities to continue providing services to the Puerto Rican community in Florida,” stated Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq., Executive Director of PRFAA in Washington, DC. “Today, with this announcement, we reiterate our commitment to help Puerto Ricans living in Florida. We thank Mayor Jane Castor and her Administration for their commitment to the Puerto Rican community and their partnership with PRFAA.”

For his part, Anthony Carrillo, Esq., Regional Director of PRFAA’s Florida Office said that although PRFAA’s Regional Office is located in Orange County, they are committed to serving and continuing to expand services for the benefit of the 1.2 million Puerto Ricans who reside in Florida. Next Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and on future dates, Puerto Ricans will be able to receive services and their vital documents by making an appointment today on the new PRFAA portal, www.prfaa.pr.gov/book , and choosing the section “Services in the City of Tampa.” “We are pleased to be able to work with Mayor Castor and the authorities in Hillsborough County on events like this so that together we can continue to serve our community and provide direct services to citizens affected by the pandemic.” added Mr. Carrillo.

Contact with PRFAA

The office is open from Monday – Friday, serving those who make appointments; additionally, temperatures will be taken, and individuals must wear proper face coverage prior to entering the office from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are located: 6925 Lake Ellenor Dr. Suite 101 Orlando, FL 32809. To make an appointment, visit www.prfaa.pr.gov/book. You can also call (407) 776-9000 or infofl@prfaa.pr.gov with any questions.

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