Insurance assistance available for those affected by floods

The Illinois Department of Insurance, Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the American Red Cross are establishing Multi-Agency Resource Centers in those parts of the state hardest hit by the recent flooding. Those centers will be opening their doors in the coming days.

In the meantime, assistance in dealing with insurance claims for damaged property is available from the Department of Insurance by calling their Consumer Assistance Hotline at 1-866-445-5364 or clicking here. The assistance available includes answering questions relating to flood insurance, property insurance and general questions about insurance and public adjusters.

Those in need of assistance in Sangamon County can contact the Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross at (217) 787-7602.