Disaster recovery centers open across Harris County

By Dawn Jorgenson - Web - News Editor
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AUSTIN - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened several disaster recovery centers in Harris County.

FEMA officials said in-person support will be available to people and businesses in 39 counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and subsequent floods.

That in-person support will include recovery specialists from FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, state and other agencies, who will be at the centers to discuss assistance and to help anyone who needs guidance in filing an application.

The locations are:

Bayland Community Center
6400 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77074
Hours: Daily, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Baytown Community Center
2407 Market Street
Baytown TX 77520
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Greenspoint Mall
263 Greenspoint Mall
Houston TX 77060
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Humble Senior Activity Center
1401 S Houston Avenue
Humble TX 77338
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Katy Mills Mall
5000 Katy Mills Circle
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Netrality Building
Suites 125 & 150
1301 Fannin Street
Houston TX 77002
Hours:  Daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pasadena Convention Center (opens Sept. 21)
7902 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77505
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

St. John Vianney Catholic Church
625 Nottingham Oaks Trail
Houston TX 77079
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

The Church Without Walls
5725 Queenston Boulevard
Houston TX 77084
Hours: Daily, 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Webster Civic Center
311 Pennsylvania Avenue
Webster TX 77598
Hours: Daily, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

FEMA officials said homeowners, renters and businesses should register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center if possible. You may do so via one of the following options:

  • Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
  • Phone at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
  • The FEMA app -- available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit fema.gov/mobile-app.

The centers have assistive technology equipment, which will allow disaster survivors to use amplified telephones, phones that display text and amplified listening devices. They are accessible to people with disabilities and have accessible parking, ramps and restrooms.

Those eligible for help will be homeowners, renters and business owners in Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Dewitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzalez, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Jacinto, Refugio, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Waller, Walker and Wharton counties.

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