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Shelters for evacuees of Hurricane Harvey in Texas

Call U.S. Coast Guard for rescue if stranded

Coast Guard National Command Center: (202)-372-2100

Port Arthur Police Dept: (409)-983-8600

Beaumont Police Dept: (409)-832-1234

Coast Guard Houston Center: (281)-464-4851, (281)-464-4852, (281)-464-4853, (281)-464-4854, (281)-464-4855

If you need rescue or if you are a rescuer or open shelter, tap on the map (after clicking on the link below) to mark your location

http://www.texasrescuemap.com

 

Below are locations of shelters. Click on location to see full address. Slide map vertically or horizontally to show more shelters if needed.

Click on column header (County, City) to sort if needed.

 

Shelters for evacuees of Hurricane Harvey in Texas

Airbnb
All service fees are waived for those affected by the disaster and checking in between August 23, 2017 and September 25, 2017.

https://www.airbnb.com/disaster/hurricaneharveyevacuees

 

FEMA Transitional Sheltering Assistance

http://www.femaevachotels.com/index.php

 

City of Port Arthur (Jefferson County)

 

Below is the list of shelters in a number of cities. Updates are provided for the duration of the flood. FULL means this particular shelter is at its capacity, and no longer available.

 

City of Alvin (Brazoria County)

*Living Stones Church: 1407 Victory Ln, Alvin, TX 77511. Phone: (281)-331-9517

FULL

 

City of Angleton (Brazoria County)

Angleton Independent School District: 1900 N. Downing Rd Angleton, TX 77515. Phone: (979)-864-8000

 

City of Cleveland, TX (Liberty County)

Calvary Baptist Church: 816 N Blair Ave, Cleveland, TX 77327. Phone: (281)-593-1751

 

City of Coldspring, TX (San Jacinto County)

Coldspring-Oakhurst Consolidated Jones Educational Complex:

125 FM 1514, Coldspring, TX 77331Phone: (936)-653-1115

City of Conroe (Montgomery County)

Lone Star Convention Center9055 Airport Rd, Conroe, TX 77303. Phone: (936) 538-8000

City of Crosby, TX (Harris County)

American Legion Hall: 14890 FM 2100, Crosby, TX 77532. Phone: (281)-328-1814

Crosby Middle School: 14703 FM 2100, Crosby, TX 77532. Phone: (281) 328-9264

 

City of Dallas (Dallas County)

Samuell Grand Recreational Center: 6200 E Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75223. Phone: (214)-670-1383

Tommie Allen Recreational Center: 7071 Bonnie View Rd, Dallas, TX 75241. Phone: (214)-670-0986

Walnut Hill Recreational Center10011 Midway Rd, Dallas, TX 75229. Phone: (214)-670-7112

City of Friendswood, TX (Galveston/Harris County)
Friendswood High School: 702 Greenbriar Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546. Phone: (281)-482-3413
Friendswood Activity Building: 416 Morningside Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546. Phone: (281)-482-8441
City of Highlands, TX (Harris County)
First Baptist Church Highlands: 210 N Magnolia St, Highlands, TX 77562. Phone: (281) 426-4551

City of Houston, TX (Harris County)

Lakewood Church: 3700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77027. Phone: (713)-635-4154

The MET Church13000 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77070. Phone (281)-890-1900

Harbor Light Center For Men: 2407 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009. Phone: (713)-224-2875

Sally’s House for Women1717 Congress Ave, Houston, TX 77002. Phone: (713)-223-8889

North Shore 9th Grade Campus13501 Hollypark Dr, Houston, TX 77015. Phone (832)-386-3400

Lindale Assembly of God: 307 E Eagle Spirit Dr, Lindale, TX 75771. Phone: (903)-882-6179

George R. Brown1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010. Phone: (713)-853-8000

Campbell Center: 1865 Aldine Bender Rd, Houston, TX 77032. Phone: (281)-985-6110

Westfield High School16713 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 77090. Phone: (281)-891-7130

*Copperfield Church: 8350 Hwy 6 N, Houston, TX 77095. Phone: (281)-856-2273

FULL

Community of Faith Church: 1024 Pinemont Dr, Houston, TX 77091. Phone: (713) 688-2900

Family Residence – Salvation Army: 1603 McGowen St, Houston, TX 77004. Phone: (713)-650-6530

Forge For Families Inc: 3435 Dixie Dr, Houston, TX 77021. Phone: (713)-660-1860

*Frank Dobie High School10220 Blackhawk Blvd, Houston, TX 77089. Phone: (713)-740-0370

FULL

*Gallery Furniture6006 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77076. Phone: (713)-694-5570

FULL

Masjid Al-Noor Society of Houston: 6443 Prestwood Dr, Houston, TX 77081. Phone: (713) 779-1304
ISGH Masjid Al-Mustafa – Bear Creek Islamic Center: 17250 Coventry Park Dr, Houston, TX 77084. Phone: (281) 859-8203
NRG Stadium: NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX 77054. Phone: (832)-667-1400
City on a Hill Church: 3902 Cochran St, Houston, TX 77009. Phone: (713) 694-8185
Alief Taylor High School: 7555 Howell Sugar Land Rd, Houston, TX 77083. Phone: (281) 988-3500
Fallbrook Church: 12512 Walters Rd, Houston, TX 77014. Phone: (281) 444-2733

City of Humble, TX (Harris County)

Creekwood Middle School: 3603 W Lake Houston Pkwy, Kingwood, TX 77339. Phone: (281) 641-4400

 

City of Huntsville, TX (Walker County)

Huntsville High School: 515 Farm to Market Rd 2821, Huntsville, TX 77320. Phone: (936) 435-6100

 

City of Katy, TX (Harris County)

*Cinco Ranch High School: 23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy, TX 77494. Phone: (281) 237-7000

FULL

*Morton Ranch High School: 21000 Franz Rd, Katy, TX 77449. Phone: (281)-237-7800
 FULL
Richard E. Berry Educational Support Center8877 Barker Cypress Rd, Cypress, TX 77433. Phone: (281)-894-3900
City of Kingwood, TX (Harris County)
St. Martha’s Faith Formation Campus: 3702 Woodland Hills Dr, Kingwood, TX 77339. Phone: (281)-358-6637
La Marque, TX (Galveston County)
Abundant Life Christian Center: 601 Delaney Rd, La Marque, TX 77568. Phone: (409)-935-1606
League City, TX (Galveston County)
Victory Lakes Intermediate School: 2880 W Walker St, League City, TX 77573. Phone: (281) 284-3700
Hometown Heroes Park: 1001 E League City Pkwy, League City, TX 77573. Phone: (281) 554-1180
*Bay Harbor United Methodist Church: 3459 FM Rd 518 East, League City, TX 77573. Phone: (281) 334-1100
FULL
City of Magnolia  TX (Montgomery County)
Magnolia High School: 14350 FM1488. Magnolia, TX 77354. Phone: (281)-356-3572
Missouri City, TX (Fort Bend County)
*Marshall High School1220 Buffalo Run, Missouri City, TX 77489. Phone: (281)-634-6630
FULL
The Freedom Center: 2303 FM 1092 Missouri City, TX 77459. Phone: (281)-499-0594
City of Pasadena, TX (Harris County)
Pasadena High School206 South Shaver, Pasadena, TX 77506, Pasadena, TX. 77506. Phone: (713)-740-0310
Golden Acres Bapist Church: 2812 Pansy St, Pasadena, TX 7750.Phone: (281) 487-0582
City of Pearland, TX (Brazoria County)
Pearland High School3775 S Main St, Pearland, TX 77581. Phone: (281) 997-7445
City of Richmond, TX (Fort Bend County)
Sacred Heart Church: 507 S 4th St., Richmond, TX 77469. Phone: (281)-342-3609

Gallery Furniture7227 West Grand Parkway South, Richmond, TX 77407. Phone: (281) 407-7161

 

City of Rosenberg, TX (Fort Bend County)

B.F. Terry High School5500 Avenue N, Rosenberg, TX 77471. Phone: (832)-223-3400

First Assembly of God2512 Avenue N, Rosenberg, TX 77471. Phone: (281) 342-3805

George Junior High School4601 Airport Ave, Rosenberg, TX 77471. Phone: (832) 223-3600

 

City of Stafford (Fort Bend County)

Stafford Middle/Primary School Cafeteria1625 Staffordshire Rd, Stafford, TX 77477. Phone: (281) 261-9203

ISGH-Brand Lane Islamic Center Masjid Sabireen610 Brand Ln, Stafford, TX 77477. Phone: (678) 656-4013

 

City of Sugarland (Fort Bend County)

Sugar Land First United Methodist Church: 431 Eldridge Rd, Sugar Land, TX 77478. Phone: (281) 491-6041

Kempner High School:  14777 Voss Rd, Sugar Land, TX 77498. Phone: (281) 634-2300

Darul Uloom Texas Masjid in Sugar Land11920 Hwy 6 #1400, Sugar Land, TX 77498. Phone: (713) 205-6129

Adam Masjid341 Southwestern Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77478. Phone: (281) 201-2152

Masjidul Arafat16300 Old Richmond Rd, Sugar Land, TX 77498. Phone: (281) 495-1916

 

City of  The Woodlands (Mongtgomery County)

St. Simon and Jude Catholic Church: 26777 Glen Loch Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381. Phone: (281) 367-9885

Church Project: 295 Sawdust Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Phone: (281)-292-1798

The Woodlands College Park High School3701 College Park Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77384. Phone: (936) 709-3000

 

City of  The Woodlands (Mongtgomery County)

First Baptist Church Tomball401 Oxford St, Tomball, TX 77375. Phone: (281) 351-4997

Graceview Baptist Church25510 TX-249, Tomball, TX 77375. Phone: (281) 351-4979

 

City of Spring, TX (Harris County)

Klein ISD Multipurpose Center: 7500 FM 2920, Klein, TX 77379. Phone (832)-249-4240

Spring High School: 19428 I-45, Spring, TX 77373. Phone (281)-891-7000

Trinity Lutheran Church: 5201 Spring Cypress Rd., Spring, TX 77379. Phone: (281)-376-5773

Masjid Al Salam-Champions Islamic Center: 16700 Old Louetta Rd, Houston, TX 77070. Phone: (281)-257-2575

City of Spring, TX (Montgomery County)

The Pathway Church: 20802 Rhodes Rd, Spring, TX 77388. Phone: (281)-727-0057
City of Highlands, TX (Harris County)
First Baptist Church Highlands: 210 N Magnolia St, Highlands, TX 77562. Phone (281)-426-4551

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Toyota Center1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77002. Phone 713-758-7200

 

City of Austin, TX (Please call 311 or 512-974-2000 to check on updates and availability of spaces in shelters)

Wilhelmina Delco Center4601 Pecan Brook Dr, Austin, TX 78724. Phone (512)-841-8323

Lyndon B. Johnson High School: 7309 Lazy Creek Dr, Austin, TX 78724. Phone (512)-414-2543

Toney Burger Activity Center3200 Jones Rd, Austin, TX 78745. Phone (512)-414-1050

Sidney Lanier High School1201 Payton Gin Rd, Austin, TX 78758. Phone (512)-414-2514

Austin Convention Center: 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701. Phone (512)-404-4000

will begin receiving guests in the coming days. Evacuees seeking more information on which public shelters are still operating in Austin can call .

 

City of San Marcos, TX

San Marcos Activity Center: 501 E Hopkins St, San Marcos, TX 78666. Phone: (512)-393-8280

 

City of Bastrop, TX

First United Methodist Church: 1201 Main Street, Bastrop, TX 78602. Phone: (512)-478-5709

 

City of Smithville, TX

Smithville Indoor Recreation Center: 106 Gazley St, Smithville, TX 78957. Phone: (512)-237-3282 ext. 7

Open to Bastrop County residents who wish to voluntarily evacuate, especially from areas that have been historically prone to flooding. Small household pets will be accepted. There are limited cages, so please bring a cage if you have one for your pet.

 

City of Marble Falls, TX

Best Western Marble Falls Inn: 1403 N Highway 281, Marble Falls, TX 78654. Phone (830)-693-5122.

Quality Inn Lake Marble Falls: 1206 Highway 281 North, Marble Falls, TX 78654. Phone (830)-693-7531.

Hampton Inn on the Lake: 704 First Street, Marble Falls, TX 78654. Phone: +1-830-798-1895 or (830)-798-1895.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Marble Falls501 Hwy 2147 West, Marble Falls, TX 78654. Phone: (830)-798-2020

Holiday Inn Express Marble Falls714 corazon Dr, Marble Falls, TX 78654. Phone: (830)-693-0707

Hill Country Inn & Suites: 830-693-3637: 1101 Hwy 281 N Marble Falls, TX 78654. Phone: (830)-693-3637

 

Find loved ones who marked themselves as safe or to register yourself as safe

Visit https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/

 

Volunteer

City of Houston

  • Salvation Army Family Residence Shelter: Address 1603 McGowen St, Houston, Texas 77004. Phone  (713)-650-6530. Ask for Ruby or Yolanda.
  • George R Brown Convention Center: Address 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010. Phone 713.853.8001Also in need of sweaters, socks, blankets, pillows, towels, diapers, formula, toothbrushes, toothpaste, food (packaged/ready to eat), comfort kits, first aid supplies, medical gloves, feminine products, shampoo, conditioner. Please drop off at Hall E.
  • Fire Marshall is looking for individuals with high water vehicles and boats to help with water rescues: call 713.881.3100
  • If you are an attorney and would like to help the Texas Bar assist victims of Harvey go to www.texasbar.com/attorneyvolunteer
  • Volunteer with the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster https://www.nvoad.org/how-to-help/volunteering/

 

Donations Drop-Off

While financial donations still continue to be the preferred way of assisting survivors of the catastrophic flooding occurring in our city. As part of the joint City/County Donations Management Plan,  donations drop-off points have been opened for residents who wish to donate in-kind to disaster survivors:

BBVA Compass Stadium
2200 Texas Avenue
(Please take donations to the Southeast Gate at Emancipation & Walker)
Houston, Texas 77003
*Please note this location is no longer taking clothing donations

World Harvest Outreach Seventh-Day Adventist Church
10800-A  Scott Street
Houston 77047
Contact: Pastor Kenneth Goodman (713.364.9763)
Receiving Donations: M-F 9:00am – 6:00pm

Bethel Heavenly  Hands Church
12660 Sandpipers Street
Houston, Texas 77035
Contact: Pastor Walter August, Jr. (713.962.6602)
Receiving Donations: M-F 8:00am – 6:00pm

Additional drop-off points may be established as conditions change, so check houstonrecovers.org for more. 

Residents who wish to help survivors should remember that only usable items should be donated.  Donating materials that are worn-out, unwashed, or serve little purpose for the immediate needs of survivors may delay the sorting and distribution process.

If you are able to donate the following, please drop them off at designated locations:

  • Food: Unexpired, non-perishable and easy-to-make
  • Water: Bottled water with the safety seal intact
  • Children’s Supplies: Diapers, wipes, bottles, formula, diaper rash cream (in their original, unopened packaging) and cribs, playpens, car seats (new or gently used condition), and toys.
  • Clothing: New or gently used, and seasonally-appropriate. (e.g. shirts, pants, socks, shoes.) Only new undergarments will be accepted.
  • Equipment: Items that can be used to assist in the emergency response and immediate relief phase – such as power tools, ladders, chainsaws, fans, etc.
  • Supplies: Cleaning supplies (e.g. bleach, sponges, mops, N95 filtration masks, gloves, buckets,) chairs, and tables
  • Materials:  Building materials (e.g. sheetrock, plywood, and lumber)
  • Toys: Only new or clean, gently-used toys will be accepted (e.g. books, board games, battery-operated games)
  • Furniture: Only furniture in clean and usable condition
  • Bedding: New bedding (sheets, pillows, comforters, etc.) in unopened packages are preferred

Individuals, companies and organizations that wish to donate monetarily or in-kind can contact the Donations Management hotline at

(800) 924-5985

between the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday to ask questions about making donations.

Emergency Phone Numbers

 

TV Station Livestream

Volunteer

  • Salvation Army Family Residence Shelter: 1603 McGowen St, Houston, Texas 77004. Phone: 713.650.6530 and ask for Ruby or Yolanda.
  • George R Brown Convention Center. 713.853.8001Also in need of sweaters, socks, blankets, pillows, towels, diapers, formula, toothbrushes, toothpaste, food (packaged/ready to eat), comfort kits, first aid supplies, medical gloves, feminine products, shampoo, conditioner. Please drop off at Hall E.
  • Fire Marshall is looking for individuals with high water vehicles and boats to help with water rescues: call 713.881.3100
  • If you are an attorney and would like to help the Texas Bar assist victims of Harvey go to www.texasbar.com/attorneyvolunteer
  • Volunteer with the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster https://www.nvoad.org/how-to-help/volunteering/

 

Lost Wages due to Harvey

  • Texas Workforce Commissionhttp://www.twc.state.tx.us/news/hurricane-harvey-disaster-aid-available-18-texas-counties The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of severe weather due to Hurricane Harvey. Under Presidential Disaster Declaration (FEMA 4332-DR) dated August 25, 2017, workers who lost their jobs and self-employed individuals who have been unable to work due to damage sustained from Hurricane Harvey. Applications for DUA must be submitted by September 27, 2017. TWC’s website contains more information about Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
  • FEMA-Disaster Unemployment- 800-622-3362

 

Flood Insurance Claim

  • National Flood Insurance ProgramPolicyholders may call 1-800-621-3362 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CDT) for general information, servicing of claims, or technical assistance.
  • FEMATexans who have sustained property damage from severe storms and flooding are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at disasterassistance.gov.
  • To take advantage of current Texas Insurance Law protecting property owners’ with regard to damage claims resulting from HURRICANE HARVEY, policyholders should send a written message or email directly to their insurance company that (1) specifically references their claim; AND (2) is dated BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2017. Telephone messages will not suffice to give written notice. KEEP A HARD COPY OF WHAT IS SENT.
  • Reason why it needs to be before September 1:https://www.texastribune.org/2017/05/04/texas-house-weather-insurance-lawsuits/