City of Houston Neighborhood Restoration Centers
The City of Houston, along with local non-profit organization partners, has opened 9 Neighborhood Restoration Centers in some of the neighborhoods hardest hit by Harvey.
The centers intend to provide neighborhood residents with information and connections to resources to help them in their recovery as well as establish plans for resiliency of the neighborhood. The centers provide four main service areas:
- Outreach, Engagement, and Assessment;
- Disaster Recovery Information;
- Workshops & Special Events and
- Direct Services.
2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE
Call 2-1-1 to reach the United Way Helpline. The Helpline is open 24 hours/day to support Harvey survivors. United Way Helpline specialists connect callers with the help they need, from emergency shelter and other urgent needs, to help with basic needs, like food and transportation. 2-1-1 maintains up-to-date information on shelters and other essential resources. Case management support can also be requested.
UW After the Storm Resource Guide
Care for Elders Harvey Helpline for Adults 60+
Calls are answered by social workers and trained volunteers who will work to connect adults 60+ with free quality resources.
Adore Ministries is continuing to provide support to those affected by Harvey. Services include distribution of toiletries, food, diapers, wipes, limited basic household items, clothing, furniture; and financial assistance for repairs to flooded vehicles on a case-by-case basis (estimate from mechanic stating damages were caused by flooding required).
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 support for temporary housing, food, employment assistance (T/TH 9am-12pm), and ‘adopt a family’ placements.
Open daily 9am-7pm, Sundays from 9am-12pm
2019 Crawford St. 77002
Online form: Bread of Life Harvey Relief – How Can We Help?
Houston Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America