DIRECT FEMA RELIEF FOR PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS:
- To register for FEMA Disaster Assistance, click here or dial 800-621-3362.
- Individuals and households from the following 29 counties are currently eligible for Individual Assistance from FEMA: Aransas, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Fayette, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Victoria, Waller and Wharton.
AID RELIEF EFFORTS OR VOLUNTEER IN THE DISASTER AREAS:
- Individuals, corporations, and volunteers nationally can learn more about how to help on the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) website.
- Individuals, corporations, and volunteers in the state visit the Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (Texas VOAD which has a list of vetted disaster relief organizations providing services to storm victims. Texas VOAD represents more than three dozen faith-based, community, nonprofit and non-governmental organizations.
- To volunteer with the American Red Cross, sign up here.
- To partner with the Salvation Army, visit here.
- To Donate:
OTHER FEMA RESOURCES:
- For more information on how your organization can get involved in disaster response through FEMA, visit here.
- For more information on FEMA resources that may be able to help your community, visit here.
- For programs administered through FEMA’s Community Services, visit here.
- Find an open shelter near you by texting SHELTER and your zip code to 4FEMA (43362). You can also use the FEMA mobile app.
VETERANS ADMINISTRATION RESOURCES:
- For more information about Veteran’s services within the areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey, visit www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/40556/responding-needs-veterans-affected-hurricane-harvey/.
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RESOURCES:
- For farmers and ranchers seeking USDA assistance, visit the USDA Disaster Resource Center.
U. S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION RESOURCES:
- If you are located in a disaster declared area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Small Business Administration (SBA). Visit www.sba.gov/harvey/.
AMERICAN RED CROSS RESOURCES:
- Use the American Red Cross’ Safe and Well program to let family members know you are safe, or look for loved ones.
- For Disaster Relief and Recovery resources offered by the American Red Cross, visit here.
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:
- Visit www.usa.gov/hurricane-harvey for more information on health and safety, disaster assistance, replacing vital documents and other recovery resources.
- The Texas Department of Public Safety will provide a no-cost replacement DL or ID card for residents in impacted counties who had previously been issued a Texas DL or ID card. For more information, visit here.
- To apply for disaster unemployment benefits, visit texvet.org.
- Visit United Ways of Texas for local information and resources.