#Texas Strong Resources

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#TexasStrong Resources

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  2. Find an open shelter near you by texting SHELTER and your zip code to 4FEMA (43362). You can also use the FEMA mobile app. FEMA is also providing resources for people with disabilities, access and functional needs on its website.
  3. Following reports that several Texans are missing in the midst of the storm, the Red Cross is encouraging people to list themselves and their families as safe by clicking here. You can also receive disaster assistance from the Red Cross by calling 877-500-8645, or find a list of open shelters here.
  4. Call the United Way Helpline at 211 for information on shelters and other forms of assistance.
  5. Check this Facebook page for an available place to stay.
  6. The Texas Association of Business has established a hotline to provide resources to business owners affected by the storm. Call 512-637-7714 or see the website.
  7. Call the State Bar of Texas legal hotline at 800-504-7030 for toll-free answers to basic legal questions in English, Spanish or Vietnamese. If you need a lawyer, call the State Bar’s Lawyer Referral & Information Service at 800-252-9690.
  8. If you lost your job because of the hurricane, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. Apply here.
  9. CGMA is providing support to Harvey victims who are members of the Coast Guard, Army and Navy Marine Corps
  10. To report a missing child, call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-866-908-9570.
  11. For those looking for refugeTexas State Park camping is free to hurricane evacuees.
  12. Talk to a professional about emotional distress by calling the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or texting “TalkWithUs” to 66746.
  13. Check out this guide for avoiding fraudulent restoration companies.
  14. SpareFoot is offering free storage for Harvey victims
  15. Harris County: Call 713-308-8580 to locate your towed car
  16. TekDry is headed to Houston shelters to help victims dry and recover their wet cellphones and other devices. Representatives plan to be at the George R. Brown Convention Center. For location updates, follow them at @TekDry.

This is by far an exhaustive list for all #Texans to get relief you can go to Texastribune  for more information and resources. Please check back at piercementalhealth.com or on twitter @pierceadvocacy  for more resource information.

Remember #Texans you are #TexasStrong and represent millions of #Americans who are willing to help and get you through this. Feel free to email us at info@piercementalhealth.com if we can be of assistance to find resources or advocate for you we will.