Need A Helping Hand?
You’ve come to the right place. The resources below are dedicated to helping you get back on track, regardless of your personal financial situation.
American Red Cross
For information and locations that provide meals, beds, clothing, shelter, and other necessary items, click here.
Disaster Recovery Toolkit for Individuals with Disabilities
The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University in collaboration with the Texas Center on Disability Studies at the University of Texas at Austin released the Long-Term Disaster Recovery Toolkit for Individuals with Disabilities. The Toolkit addresses long-term recovery needs for individuals with disabilities and/or access and functional needs, post-disaster.
The Toolkit is designed for:
- Long-Term Recovery Committees/Groups (LTRCs/LTRGs),
- Disaster Case Mangers,
- Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD),
- Educators and School Personnel,
- Offices of Emergency Management,
- Community-based Organizations,
- Disability-Related Organizations, and
- Individuals with Disabilities and/or Access and Functional Needs.
The online resource features an overview of the disaster recovery process and disability information. The Toolkit provides information and resources regarding:
- Medical and Mental Health,
- Transportation and Mobility,
- Daily Living and Behavioral Support,
- Employment and Finances,
- Communication and Assistive Technology, and
- Social Relationship Supports.
The Long-Term Disaster Recovery Toolkit for Individuals with Disabilities is funded by the American Red Cross and maintained by the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University.
Find Local Help
We’ve adopted a free online tool that allows our customers to find help within their area. The tool offers information on more than 11,000 credible and trusted social service, government, and community-based organizations that provide assistance for:
- Personal financial help
- Utility expenses
- Food costs
- Prescription drug costs
Click the button below and use your zip code to find help near you. You can tailor your search to specific needs by clicking “Advanced Search” after answering the initial questions.