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Hurricane Harvey Relief & Information: Information for HCC Students

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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Student Resources: All HCC Campuses

 

  • HCC Disaster Relief Fund: Donate now! Help provide emergency funding to HCC employees and students affected by Hurricane Harvey. Click here to go directly to the donation link.

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Eagle Food Resource Fair


Counseling/Mental Health Services


  • HCC Counselors: Licensed professionals (and counseling interns) provide personal counseling, community referral, & crisis intervention. HCC Counselors will be available to make classroom visits per request and meet with students individually. List of HCC Counselors link.
  • HCC Financial Coaches: Connect students to on-campus & community resources to help with financial emergencies, etc. List of HCC Coaches link.
  • Disaster Help Line for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)
    • Crisis hotline for emotional and psychological support for victims of natural disasters: 1-800-985-5990

    • This helpline has accommodations in place for Spanish Speakers and Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Visit their site to read the details.

    • Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746

    • Web: www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov

  • Finding Counselors in the Community:

  • Disaster Support Groups: Support groups are a great way to talk to other survivors, seek help/tips/resource, and get specific Houston Flooding news.

    • Facebook-often the fastest way to get help, support & information

      • Search various "Harvey" or “Hurricane Harvey” groups

      • Search for your local HOA’s or subdivision group

      • Search for for “Houston Flood 2015 & Beyond: support & Resource” group. Group has an extensive collection of resources under “Files”.

    • Nextdoorprivate social network for you, your neighbors and your community.

    • Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance: provides free support for those living with and those friends and family of those living with depression and bipolar disorders

  • Learning more about Coping


HCC News

  • Houston Community College Alerts page: Up-to-the-minute information for the HCC community
  • Check the HCC Blog Zone for current HCC updates about closures, date changes and other information relating to campus life. 
  • Visit the HCC homepage for updated information about classes and registration.

 

HCC Academic Calendar

Click here to navigate to the HCC Academic Calendar.


Financial Aid Information



HCC Work Study Job Fair

Career Planing & Resources


Library Resources for Home Repair (HCC Students, Faculty, Staff)

Below are links to Home Repair Resources with full-color illustrations and detailed instructions.

These links may require a login with HCC credentials.


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Student Resources: Special Information & Updates by College

Coleman

Special Information and Updates


 


Donation Locations for Coleman Campus


  • Coleman Campus: COE Dean's Office, Suite 232, Room 230
  • Contacts for Coleman: Roger.Bumgardner@hccs.edu and Cynthia.Lundren@hccs.edu

Coleman Campus

Ability Services and Counseling Office at the Coleman Campus will be hosting some drop in sessions for students who may be in need of mental health or basic needs resources in regards to Hurricane Harvey.

  • Need to talk to someone or get help finding resources?
  • Counselor is available: Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm & Fridays 9am-1pm
  • Location: HCC Coleman, The Center, Suite 101
  • Financial Coach is available via email @ shalandria.williams@hccs.edu

Central

Special Information and Updates


 


Donation Locations for Central Campuses


Central Campus: Veterans Resource Center (VA Resource Center)

(click here to view map of Central Campus)

South Campus: Conference Room, Room 145

(click here for directions from Google Maps)

Contacts: tod.bisch@hccs.edu, suzette.brimmer@hccs.edu, and jessica.locheed@hccs.edu


 


Northeast

Special Information and Updates


 


Donation Locations for Northeast Campuses


  • Codwell (Learning Hub):
    • Student Life Office: Accepting Donations
  • Northline Campus: 
    • Donation table setup in front of HCC Police
    • Student Life Offices Room 123
  • Contact information for Northeast: paulina.cary@hccs.edu

Northline Campus


  • Harvey Resource Center & Counseling Office at the Northline campus will be hosting some drop in sessions for students who may be in need of mental health or basic needs resources in regards to Hurricane Harvey. 
    • Need to talk to someone or get help finding resources?
    • Counselors are available: Mondays 10am-6:30pm, Tuesday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm & Fridays 9am-1pm
    • Location: HCC Northline Room 123

Hurricane Harvey Relief Workshop Wednesdays


The workshops below will be offered to all HCC Students.  

  • Wednesday, October 4thStress Management – Post Harvey – 11:00am to 12:00pm – Northline – Room 212
  • Wednesday, October 11thResilience After the Storm – 12:00pm to 1:00pm – Learning Hub Building – Room 217
  • Wednesday, October 25thCoping Skills and Test Anxiety – 11:30am to 12:30pm – Learning Hub Building – Room 217

Northwest

Special Information and Updates


 


Donation Locations for Northwest Campuses


  • Spring Branch Campus, Counseling Suite (Room RC12):
    • Resource Room: Information & Referrals
    • Enrollment Services Processing Room: Sorting & storage of donations
    • Advising/Enrollment Services Waiting Room: Snacks, beverages, triage
  • Alief Hayes Campus:
    • SS Lobby/Wait Area (Window): Resource Area, information sheets, snacks, beverages, triage
    • Career Office/Student Life Office: sorting anf Storage for donations
  • Katy Campus:
    • Cyber Lounge: Resource Area, information sheets, triage, snacks, beverages, sorting and storage for donations
  • Contacts for Northwest: jordan.carswell@hccs.edu and mary.lawson@hccs.edu

Southeast

Special Information and Updates


 


Donation Locations for Southeast Campuses


  • Southeast New Student Life Building: Accepting donations
  • Contact information for Southeast: jessica.locheed@hcc.edu and manzurul.khan@hccs.edu

Southwest

Special Information and Updates


 


Donation Locations for Southwest Campuses


  • West Loop Campus:
    • Room C140: Accepting Donations
  • Stafford Campus:
    • Learning Hub (Room 138): Accepting Donations
  • Contacts for Southwest: n.boutteheiniluoma@hccs.edu, anthony.fondren@hccs.edu, and kathy.najafi@hccs.edu
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