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Bread of Life, Inc
Bread of Life Inc. , an outreach arm of St. John’s church offering services to Houston’s homeless for 25 years, has expanded their work to help with Harvey relief needs. Bread of Life is providing employment assistance support Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-12pm.
2019 Crawford St. 77002
Online form: Bread of Life Harvey Relief – How Can We Help?
Disaster Unemployment Assistance from TWC
Individuals can apply for disaster unemployment benefits online through Unemployment Benefit Services or by calling a TWC Tele-Center Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 800-939-6631.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance is an unemployment insurance benefit made available especially for victims of disaster. Individuals should specify that their applications are related to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. The application deadline was recently extended to October 31, 2017.
DUA is available to individuals who:
- Have applied for and used all regular unemployment benefits from any state, or do not qualify for unemployment benefits
- Worked or were self-employed or were scheduled to begin work or self-employment in the disaster area,
- Can no longer work or perform services because of physical damage or destruction to the place of employment as a direct result of the disaster
- Establish that the work or self-employment they can no longer perform was their primary source of income
- Cannot perform work or self-employment because of an injury as a direct result of the disaster
- Became the breadwinner or major support of a household because of the death of the head of household
To receive DUA benefits, all required documentation must be submitted within 21 days from the day the DUA application is filed. Required documentation includes Social Security number, a copy of the most recent federal income tax form or check stubs, or documentation to support that you were working or self-employed when the disaster occurred.