Hurricane Harvey Relief & Information: I Need Help
This guide is a collaborative resource made by HCC Libraries for people seeking relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. It also serves as a helpful guide for people who want to offer helpful information or are seeking volunteer opportunities.
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Lakewood Church has compiled a list of helpful community resources to help those in need access information for basic needs
To get help for yourself or community, call 2-1-1 or your local food bank to learn about public food distributions, open agencies, and Texas’s “D-SNAP,” a federally-funded program that provides food relief through EBT debit cards specifically for disasters.
SBP has provided guides & checklists to assist with relief efforts: FEMA/SBA/Insurance, Contractor Fraud Checklist & Avoidance, Mold Remediation, Home Code Compliance-http://sbpusa.org/start-here/
TXRX Labs: Crafters for Good: Free seminars to help people understand the work that needs to be done to repair damage from Harvey. The seminar will also cover helpful tips and red flags when hiring contractors.
Disaster Related Crisis Counseling: Like so many people, you may feel overwhelmed with dealing with the crisis Hurricane Harvey left. United Way of Greater Houston has a 24/7 hotline for your mental health needs. 1-713-970-7070
Houston Public Libraries provides many services that can be helpful for recovery after the storm. Some services include: Free wifi access, activities for kids and teens, access to computers and assistance preserving family photos. Find a public library that is convenient to you.
Gulf Coast Community Services Association: Provides a variety of free public services. Visit their Emergency Services page for assistance with Food, Transportation, Housing, and Electricity.
Animal Defense League of Texas: Did you lose or find a pet during Harvey? This guide offers helpful tips for Lost and Found Pets
Funny Fur in River Oaks is a donation center for free pet food through the support of Champion Pet Foods. Email for help: firstname.lastname@example.org(Posted 9/10/2017) Click here to go to their Facebook page.
Red Cross is providing emergency assistance cash vouchers for Hurricane Harvey relief. Click here to read about the Immediate Emergency Assistance program on the abc13 News website. To apply for this program, follow this linkto the Red Cross site to register for this assistance.
Katy ISD Basic Resources Sheet:Katy ISD has compiled a list of free and low-cost resources to support community members seeking assistance. Click link above to open online document.
Houston Chronicle: Harvey Relief Resource Guide: This helpful guide contains resources and information to meet a variety of needs from disaster clean-up to legal assistance.
Sketch City Harvey Relief Guide: Sketch City has created a resource guide with a clean and easy to use design. You can get information about local Food Banks, Grocery Store Information, Emergency and Safety Tips, and more!
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Lakewood Church has compiled a list of local resources to help community members who are seeking assistance for basic needs.
Harvey Recovery Resource Fairs
Harvey Recovery Fair, Saturday, October 7th. 9am-4pm. (Website)
North East Community Center (at James Driver Park)
10918 ½ Bentley
Houston, TX 77093
The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management invites residents affected by Hurricane Harvey to a recovery fair at the Harris County Precinct 2 North East Community Center. The Harvey Recovery Fair will provide important recovery information about available disaster assistance from both governmental and non-profit organizations. Representatives from Harris County, the City of Houston, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Small Business Administration (SBA) and other volunteer agencies will be available to answer questions and help residents apply for disaster assistance.