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Hurricane Harvey Relief Assistance

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Apply for Assistance

The application period for Lone Star College Harvey Relief financial assistance has ended. However, there are other resources available. Individuals that were impacted by the floods can apply for up to $400 in assistance from the Red Cross through October 10th, 2017.

For additional Federal and State resources, see the information below. Please note that Lone Star College cannot guarantee any assistance from any of these external agencies.

Federal & State Resources

Students or employees with damage to their homes or in need of shelter, food, or other social services can utilize the information below.

Employees or students in need of FEMA assistance can register at the above link. FEMA encourages all individuals to have the following information ready upon registration:

  • Social Security Number
  • Insurance Information
  • A Contact Number
  • Direct Deposit Information for Electronic Funds

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced the deadline has been extended to October 31, 2017 for individuals filing for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in all 39 counties declared in Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA 4332-DR. This deadline extension will allow affected individuals, who may be eligible but have not yet applied, with additional time to apply for disaster unemployment assistance.

TWC is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) from individuals whose employment or self-employment was impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Applications from individuals who live in, work in, or travel through these counties must be submitted by October 31, 2017. TWC's website contains more information about Disaster Unemployment Assistance.

The following counties are included in the disaster declaration and amendments: Aransas, Austin County, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Waller, Walker, and Wharton Counties

Agency Phone
211 Texas
Call 2-1-1 for information and resources related to the recent flooding. United Way's trained HELPLINE specialists are answering calls 24/7 to provide information and referrals to storm-related resources drawn from a comprehensive database of social services.
Red Cross 1-800-Red Cross
Legal Services (Lone Star Legal Aid) (800) 504-7030

Harris County Resources

Agency Phone
Homeland Security & Emergency Management Hurricane Recovery
Residents can report flood damage to their homes and find recovery resources for Harris County at this site.
Houston Food Bank 832-369-9390
Harris County Shelters 713-837-0311
Houston Health Department 832-393-5427
Northwest Assistance Ministries 281-885-4555

Montgomery County Resources

Agency Phone
Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Residents of Montgomery County are encouraged to report any damage to their homes or businesses at suffered.

Montgomery County Food Bank 936-539-6686
The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce Harvey Recovery Information 281-367-5777
Additional Montgomery County Resources 936-523-3900
Brazos Valley Community Action Programs 936-856-7036
Mormon Helping Hands 800-451-1954
United Way Montgomery County Regional Disaster Resources 2-1-1

Waller County

Agency Phone
Waller County Harvey Information
Residents of Waller County that suffered damage to their homes or businesses are encouraged to complete the damage survey within this site