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Pearland ISD provides Harvey assistance

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American Red Cross Financial Assistance

  • American Red Cross is now providing  assistance to families.  They will be doing $400 per family.   They MUST apply on line.   There is no phone number to call.

    Registration will be open for 30 days (09/11/17 – 10/11/17) through a bilingual online portal that will enable applicants to self-register for assistance and select from several options to efficiently receive assistance through multiple financial channels.

    Please share this link with families or help them complete the form.

    Disaster Relief Resources

    If You Need Assistance

    • Pearland ISD Community Resource List
      The following information includes a list of community services available to you and your child. It is only a partial list of frequently used phone numbers of agencies in our area. Changes to services, hours, location and requirements are subject to change without notice.

      Pearland ISD Community Resource List

      Pearland Area Assistance

      Crossroads Community Church (ends Sept. 16)
      3350 Manvel Road, Pearland, TX 77584
      Open 10 am – 2 pm, daily until further notice
      Items available: non-perishable food, toiletries, cleaning supplies, baby items, gift cards and bottled water

      Silverlake Community Church
      1865 Cullen Blvd., Pearland, TX 77584
      Open 10 am – 2 pm, Monday – Friday
      Items available: clothing, water
      Pearland Neighborhood Center
      2335 N. Texas Avenue, Pearland, TX 77581
      281-485-1987
      Open 9 am – 5 pm, Mon – Fri
      Items available: non-perishable food, toiletries, cleaning supplies, baby items

      Pearland Recovery Assistance Team (www.prat-one.org)
      Based on the accumulating need for muckout crews, PRAT is set up to acquire crews to put Pearland back together after Hurricane Harvey. We are a bulk material warehouse at this time and ask that if you wish to help, please register to be part of a “muckout” crew. “Muckout” crews are populated to execute the homeowners relief efforts.

      Texas Homeless Education Office

      Local, State and Federal Resources to Assist in Dealing with Hurricane Harvey

       

      Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
      The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) says people impacted by Hurricane Harvey can start filing for federal assistance.

      Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.

      FEMA Fact Sheet

      For more information call (800)621-336 or visit FEMA: Hurricane Harvey

       

      Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)
      The Texas Workforce Commission will begin to accept application for their Disaster Unemployment Assistance Program. If you lost your job because of Hurricane Harvey, you can apply for unemployment benefits online at https://apps.twc.state.tx.us/UBS/security/logon.do. Due to the impact to mail delivery, we encourage you to select direct deposit as your payment method.

      For more information on the program, visit: http://www.twc.state.tx.us/jobseekers/disaster-unemployment-assistance

       

      Disaster Assistance Improvement Program
      The Disaster Assistance Improvement Program’s (DAIP) mission is to provide disaster survivors with information, support, services, and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance through joint data-sharing efforts between federal, tribal, state, local, and private sector partners. The goal is to improve survivor access to disaster information and make applying for disaster assistance easier. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), acts as the managing partner.

      DAIP is an E-Government program. Through DisasterAssistance.gov, we can help the government provide you with Internet-based technologies that can:

      • Streamline access to services.
      • Make it easy for you to interact with the government.
      • Allow the government to be more efficient, effective, and responsive.

      https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

       

      Claims Assistance

      Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA)
      TWIA policyholders that sustain windstorm damage can file claims by:

      • Calling TWIA’s 24-hour Claims Center at 800-788-8247.
      • Visiting TWIA.org/claimscenter (Click on Get Started to be directed to the Claims Center login webpage, and then click “New User Registration” to create your profile and password if filing online for the first time. Policyholders will need a policy number to register.)
      • Contacting their agent.

       

      Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)
      Call your insurance agent or company as soon as possible to report property damage. If you need information, have a complaint, or can’t locate your agent or company, call our Consumer Help Line at 1-800-252-3439. The Help Line is open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

      For additional information, visit TDI: Help After Harvey


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