Hurricane Preparedness Resources

Make sure you and your family are prepared for the next storm. Catholic Charities’ Disaster Recovery Program has tips, resources and checklists to help you stay safe.

Hurricane Preparedness Resources

Apply for Disaster Assistance

> Learn more about our organization’s impact in the aftermath of Harvey.

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. No matter what storm comes our way, Catholic Charities will be here for the long term to help our community rebuild and recover.

You can make sure we have the funds necessary to provide immediate relief to families suffering after a natural disaster:

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Watch to learn more about the disaster relief services Catholic Charities provided after Hurricane Harvey.
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Services Provided
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, 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. Individual and company donations are accepted to support disaster recovery activities as funds come from different sources with each disaster.
What Help is Available?
Catholic Charities:
  • Basic needs
  • Long-term case management
  • Resource referrals
To see if you qualify and receive additional information, please call 713-874-6664. FEMA:
  • If you were impacted by the recent floods, help may be available through FEMA. Apply at or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).
Texas Emergency Helpline:
Varies by disaster. Professional counseling services: no requirements other than the issue counseling 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
Additional Resources
Catholic Charities Disaster Relief Hotline: 832.240.4658 Main number: 713.526.4611