Disaster Recovery – Restoring hope, rebuilding lives

We provide response coordination and short-term and long-term recovery services to individuals and families dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters like hurricanes, floods and other catastrophes.

Services offered

After a natural disaster, free disaster recovery assistance may include:

  • Help accessing newly available resources

  • Help determining if you qualify for supplemental funding

Professional counseling services to help you manage stress and cope with change related to Ike, such as:

  • Family members relocating to your home/their home while repairs are made

  • Job loss

  • Marital conflicts

Disaster recovery services, including short and long-term recovery assistance through the assistance of a case manager, are activated as needed and if resources are available.

These programs are federally funded by a Social Services Block Grant.

Eligibility Criteria

Varies by disaster. Professional counseling services: no requirements other than the issue counseling is for must be related to the disaster.

You will need to provide:

  • Pre-disaster address

  • Current address

  • Current phone number

  • FEMA number, if applicable

  • Alternate contact information

Service Area/Location

Varies by disaster.

Access services/more info

Please call Catholic Charities for assistance at 1.866.649.5862

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2900 Louisiana   |   Houston, TX 77006   |   713.526.4611

Requests for Assistance: 1.866.649.5862   |   Toll-Free

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