the lovett center is a hurricane relief donation drop-off location:

The Lovett Center will still be open as a donation drop-off for several shelters in the Houston area. Please focus on the following items: baby wipes, diapers, toiletries, bottled water and individually wrapped dry food

TLC hours:
Monday-Friday: 8am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-2pm

Mental health practitioners volunteer opportunities:

For mental health practitioners looking for a way to volunteer, click this link to sign up for shifts at NRG or Lakewood Church


FREE Camping in Texas state parks

For those looking for refuge, Texas State Park camping is free to hurricane evacuees

Jewish Family Services Staffed Crisis Hotline



The Network of Jewish Human Services Agencies has enthusiastically answered JFS Houston’s request for experienced counselors from member agencies around the country ready to take calls from Houston residents who are in need of FREE counseling for grief, loss, panic, anxiety and depression.


If you need to talk to someone, call the NJHSA Emergency Support Phone Number for Survivors of Hurricane Harvey 832-930-0196 or email 


Jewish family services is also offering group counseling for disaster adult and youth survivors

Free professional phone disaster counseling;

Disaster Distress Helpline by SAMHSA:  1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.


If you lost your job due to Hurricane Harvey apply the Workforce Solutions before 9/29/17

Hurricane Harvey Houston Day Camp

is a great way for children to get a chance to have fun their homes, cars, and other responsibilities they may have after this tragic week. units: with other kids from across Houston, while giving parents the time and space to take care of Toddler, Elementary and Middle School, and the campers will be sorted into “bunks.” A

The Day Camp will be open to children potty-trained through middle school.  We will have three day will consist of time with their bunks, arts and crafts, sports, and other fun games and programs.

The day will run from 8 AM until 5 PM. 

Disaster relief map including;

The Harvey relief map will help you locate resources such as food, shelter, pet care, medical aid, resource drop off and volunteer opportunities

Your safety:

This is a link to a map to ensure that you can make it safely to your destination. (it gives you access to transtar cameras)

find missing family and friends:

To find family & friends or to register yourself as safe click the button below

Emergency Shelter:

Locate options by zip code by visiting the American Red Cross, or Salvation Army, or by texting SHELTER and your zip code (for example, “SHELTER 01234”) to 4FEMA (43362). (Standard text message rates apply.)

Find a shelter that isn't full:

Click below for an updated interactive map to find shelter beds.

Fema assistance:

Here is a link to apply is you have damage to your home and are not insured or your insurance doesn’t cover your loss. You’ll need Social security number, address of house where damage occurred, current mailing address, insurance information, total annual income and routing/account number of checking or savings account for automatic transfer of funds

Find out what shelters near you need help:

Here is an interactive map showing which shelters near you are in need of what resources — and which ones might need people to come over and help out.


Emergency rescue: 281-464-4851 (US Coast Guard) 
Non-emergency city services: 311
Additional help: 211
Evacuation registration: 311
Evacuation routes: 1-800-452-9292
Roadside assistance: 1-800-525-5555
Gas leaking: 713-659-2111 or 888-876-5786
Power outage: 713-207-2222 or 800-332-7143
State Bar of Texas Legal hotline: 800-504-7030
CenterPoint for downed power lines or gas lines: 888-876-5786
Price Gouging: Texas Attorney General: 1-800-621-0508


We will be updating and modifying this list in the weeks to come. Please let us know of any that we have missed and we will add them to the list.