Candler Connection

Reference - Emergency Contacts

To Report Emergencies

Inside OTOW or After Hours:

Call (352) 236-6869 - OTOW service, or an answering service

OTOW Gates

NOTE: You MUST notify the gates if you have visitors after 6pm. This is a security requirement, and is for your benefit and the safety of the neighborhood.

Main Gate (Hwy 200)854-8935
Candler Gate (80th Street)861-5378
90th Street Gate854-2237

Marion County

Sheriff Non-Emergency732-9111
Florida Highway Patrol *FHP
Animal Control671-8727
Text messages to crisis-ready agents351-9111
 Use only when you can't make a phone call
First Call for Services211
 United Way resource for finding services
Road Flooding622-3205

Other Numbers

City of Ocala361-6730
 •  Ocala Police 369-7000
City of Bellview>245-7021
 •  Belleview Police - daytime 245-7044
 •  Belleview Police - night time 732-9111

Public Information Lines

Public Information (Sheriff) 368-3594
Salvation Army 732-8326
American Red Cross 622-3457
FEMA 800-621-3362


West Port High School on SW 80th Avenue and 36th Street (General Population and special needs)

Websites - Managing Emergencies

Florida Division of Emergency Management
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Hurricane Center
American Red Cross
Duke Energy or call (800) 228-8485 to report power outages
TECO People's Gas - (1-877-832-6747)
Federal Aviation Administration - for airport delays and weather info

Relief Agencies

Brothers Keeper, 622-3846, 2 S.W. Fort King St., Ocala, FL 34471;
Interfaith Emergency Services, 629-8868, 435 N.W. 2nd Street, Ocala, FL 34475;
Salvation Army, 732-8326 or 629-2004, 320 N.W. 1st Ave., Ocala, FL 34475