Resources for Families Struggling Due to Weather Related Issues
FEMA will not contact you unless you contact them first. Any random messages/calls with a number for FEMA is a fraud. For immediate assistance for food or shelter call 211. Visit the FEMA website for more assistance information.
How they can help:
- Rental Assistance
- Temporary housing
- Home repairs
- Low-cost loans
- And more
What to Do:
- Call your insurance provider first.
- Reach out to FEMA, they can possibly help even if you have insurance.
- Take pictures of damage, repairs and cleanup.
- Make sure you save ALL RECEIPTS
FEMA Texas Winter Storms Website (with link to assistance application)
FEMA Alternative Housing Options
SNAP website - If you had to throw away food due to power outages and you utilize SNAP benefits, then you can fill out a form (link above) and they will reimburse you some of the money lost on your card.