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DISASTER RELIEF

When disaster strikes, Vincentians and Volunteers step in to help those in need recover from what can sometimes be a devastating and life-altering loss.

 

Although we are not first responders, our network synergistically collaborates in disaster areas once the location has been deemed safe to enter. 

 

The Society provides help with the basic essentials to get people back on their feet.

Attention!

Those who need assistance due to the severe storms, derecho winds, tornadoes, and flooding events that occurred between April 26 and May 17,  2024, please call the 211 Texas United Way HELPLINE

This is the community’s 24/7 information source during times of disaster. 

United Way’s 211 provides callers with the most updated information on assistance with utilities, housing or rental assistance, crisis counseling, senior services, food pantries, and more. 

Assistance through 211 can also be accessed through the following methods in the event of long wait times due to periods of heavy call volume:

FEMA Individual Assistance (IA)

Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the seven designated Texas counties, including Harris and Montgomery, can apply for assistance by visiting www.disasterassistance.org, calling 1-800-621-3362, or using the FEMA App. If you use a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service, or others, give FEMA the number for that service.

Disaster Distress National Hotline

The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) is a national hotline that provides disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 to all residents in the U.S. and its territories experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Want to help when a disaster strikes?

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