Hillsborough County Survivor Benefits

Survivor Benefits
Updated June 2012

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

Contact:
Hillsborough County
Department of Human Resources
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 272-5900
Website: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/index.aspx?nid=91

Coverage provided for Firefighters who are classified employees and are regularly scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week. Eligibility for the benefit begins the 1st of the month that follows 30 consecutive days of employment.

Life Insurance
Policy benefit in the amount of $20,000 is provided by the county at no cost to employee. Additional benefit may apply if employee opted to purchase voluntary supplemental coverage.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Policy benefit in the amount of $20,000 is provided by the county at no cost to employee. Additional benefit may apply if employee opted to purchase voluntary supplemental coverage.


NON-PROFIT OR PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS

Contact:
Gold Shield Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 271791
Tampa, FL 33688-1791
Phone: (813) 969-0417
Website: www.goldshieldfoundation.com
Covers Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk, Marion and Pinellas Counties. Provides immediate cash assistance of $5,000 to families. Provides tuition, room and board, and books for dependent children and spouse enrolled in a program leading toward an undergraduate degree.

 


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.