Hurricane Harvey Information and Resources

Last Updated September 19th, 2017 at 10:37 AM CDT

To register for FEMA Disaster Assistance, click here or dial 800-621-3362

For road closures across Texas, click here or call 800-452-9292

For evacuation information and non-emergency help, dial 2-1-1

Download the FEMA app with emergency information by county here.

FEMA Emergency Lodging Assistance Program: Click here for Transitional Sheltering at participating hotels.

Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP): Click here for information about D-SNAP and how to apply.

Veterans Services: For Mobile Vet Centers, Mobile Medical Units, and more info, click here.  

Disaster-related Unemployment: If you lost your job due to Hurricane Harvey, click here.  

USA.gov: Click here for additional information about federal resources.

Voluntary Evacuations are in effect for the following: 

  • Newton County: all affected flood areas 

State Declarations

Governor Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for the following Texas counties: Angelina, Atascosa, Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Bexar, Brazos, Burleson, Caldwell, Cameron, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Comal, Brazoria, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzalez, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kerr, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Live Oak, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, San Patricio, Polk, Sabine, San Jacinto, Tyler, Trinity, Victoria, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton, Willacy and Wilson.
 
Aransas, Austin, 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, Walker, Waller and Wharton counties for Individual Assistance and assistance with debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program.
 

Federal Disaster Assistance

  • National Flood Insurance Program policyholders may call 1-800-621-3362 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CDT) for general information, servicing of claims, or technical assistance. 
  • Texans who have sustained property damage from severe storms and flooding are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at disasterassistance.gov.

Other Disaster Resources

  • Individuals who sustained damage within the State of Texas may call 800-621-3362 to register with FEMA. 
  • To get help filing a personal insurance claim, call the Texas Department of Insurance's Consumer Help Line: 800-252-3439 (Note: this is not an emergency number).

Replacing Lost or Damaged Documents

  • SNAP Card (food stamps): call the Lonestar helpdesk toll-free at 1-800-777-7328.
  • Green Cards: Call 800-375-5283 or click here.
  • Birth and Death Certificates: Call 888-963-7111 or visit this website.
  • Texas Driver's License: Call 512-424-2600 or click here.
  • Bank Checks, ATM/Debit Cards, or Safe Deposit Boxes: Call 877-275-3342 or click here.
  • Credit Cards: Contact your issuing institution: American Express (800-992-3404), Discover (800-347-2683), MasterCard (800-622-7747), or Visa (800-847-2911).
  • Credit Reports: Contact Equifax, Experian, or Transunion at 877-322-8228 or visit annualcreditreport.com
  • Social Security Card: Call 800-772-1213 or click here.
  • Fraud Alerts or a Credit Freeze: Call 877-438-4338 or click here.
  • Medicare Cards: Call 800-772-1213 or click here.
  • Passport: Call 202-955-0430 or 877-487-2778 or click here.
  • U.S. Savings Bonds: Call 800-722-2678 or 800-553-2663 or click here.
  • Tax Returns: Call 800-829-1040 or click here.
  • Military Records: Call 866-272-6272 or click here.
  • Vehicle Titles: Call 888-368-3689 or click here.
  • Replace a Texas Marriage Record or Certificate: Visit this website for statewide information or visit this site for your issuing Clerk of Court.
  • Proof of Address/Residency: Click here.
Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in 39 counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods.
 
Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be at the centers to talk about assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an application. The new centers are at the following locations: 
 

Calhoun County Library (Calhoun County)

  • 200 W Mahan St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Colorado County Services Facility (Colorado County)

  • 305 Radio Ln, Columbus, TX 78932
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM 

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (Dallas County)

  • ​650 Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Randolph Recreation Center (Fayette County)

  • 653 East Pearl St, La Grange, TX 78945
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Katy Mills Mall (Fort Bend County)

  • 5000 Katy Mills Cir, Katy, TX 77494
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sienna Annex (Fort Bend County)

  • 5855 Sienna Spring Hwy, Missouri City, TX 77459
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Simonton Community Church (Fort Bend County)

  • 9703 FM 1489, Simonton Rd, Simonton, TX 77476
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center (Galveston County)

  • 400 W Walker St, League City, TX 77573
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Goliad Memorial Auditorium (Goliad County)

  • 925 S State Hwy 183, Goliad, TX 77963
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Bayland Community Center (Harris County)

  • 6400 Bissinnett St, Houston, TX 77074
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Baytown Community Center (Harris County)

  • 2407 Market St, Baytown, TX 77520
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

George Brown Convention Center (Harris County)

  • 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Greenspoint Mall (Harris County)

  • 1301 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77074
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Netrality Building (Harris County)

  • 263 Greenspoint Mall, Houston, TX 77060
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Old Amegy Bank (Harris County)

  • 2401 Termini Dr, Pasadena, TX 77506
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Webster Civic Center (Harris County)

  • 311 Pennsylvania Ave, Webster, TX 77598
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Edna High School Football Stadium (Jackson County)

  • 1303 W Gayle St, Edna, TX 77957
  • Hours: Daily from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Christus St. Mary's Hospital (Jefferson County)

  • 3535 Gates Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77642
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Goodwin (Jefferson County)

  • 3871 Stagg Dr Unit 166, Beaumont, TX 77701
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friendship Center (Montgomery County)

  • 31355 Friendship Dr, Magnolia, TX 77355
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Port Aransas Community Center (Nueces County)

  • 408 N Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Bay Vista Shopping Center (San Patricio County)

  • 2334 Hwy 361, Ingleside, TX 78362
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Pattie Dodson Public Health Center (Victoria County)

  • 2805 N Navarro, Victoria, TX 77901
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Old Pasadena City Hall (Wharton County)

  • 1211 Southmore Ave, Wharton, TX 77488
  • Hours: Daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM 

Wharton Civic Center (Wharton County)

  • 1924 Fulton St, Wharton, TX 77488
  • Hours: Daily from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, 

English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS - Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).  

 

Camping in Texas State Parks is free for hurricane evacuees. Click here to locate an open park.

Alphabetical by county
 
Angleton / Brazoria County
  • Angleton ISD Admin Building, 1900 N Downing, Angleton, TX 77515
  • Brazoria County Youth Home, 3315 FM 523, Oyster Creek, TX 77541
  • Chocolate Bayou Worship Center, 831 FM 2917, Alvin, TX 77511
Dallas / Dallas County
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202
Galveston / Galveston  County
  • Carbide Park, 4102 Main St, La Marque, TX 77568
  • Sanders Community Center, 501 4th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590
Kountze / Hardin County
  • Sour Lake Community Center, 350 S Ann St, Sour Lake, TX 77659
Houston / Harris County
  • FULL - American Legion Post 658, 14890 FM 2100, Crosby, TX 77532
  • Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park Dr, Houston, TX 77036
  • Copperfield Church, 8350 Hwy 6 N, Houston, TX 77095
  • First United Methodist Church, 9601 West Fairmont Pkwy, La Porte, TX 77571
  • FULL - George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
  • HCC, 9424 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77045
  • NRG Center, 2 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054
  • St Thomas More Catholic Church, 10330 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77096
Beaumont / Jefferson County
  • Port Arthur Civic Center, 3401 Cultural Center Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77642
  • Sterling Pruitt Center, 2930 Gulf, Beaumont, TX 77703
Liberty / Liberty County
  • Liberty County Community Center, 318 San Jacinto St, Liberty, TX 77575
  • First United Methodist Church, 539 Main St, Liberty, TX 77575

Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches County

  • Nacogdoches Expo and Civic Center, 3805 NW Stallings Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75964

Corpus Christi / Nueces County

  • Ben Garza Gym, 1815 Howard St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Livingston / Polk County

  • Dunbar Gym, 1103 Dunbar St, Livingston, TX 77351

Refugio / Refugio County

  • Refugio County Fairgrounds, 110 Fairground Rd, Refugio, TX 78377

Austin / Travis County

  • FULL - Met Center, 7000 Metropolis Dr, Austin, TX 78744

 

The SBA and the Texas Gulf Coast Small Business Development Center Network have opened Business Recovery Centers to provide a wide range of services to businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey. Hours of operation are 8 AM to 6 PM weekdays and 9 AM to 4 PM Saturdays and Sundays. For additional information from the Small Business Administration regarding Harvey recovery, click here
  • Women's Club of Aransas County: 1104 Concho St, Rockport, TX 78382
  • University of Houston Small Business Development Center Region Office: 2302 Fannin St, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77002
  • Port Aransas Community Center (next to the museum): 408 N Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373