Winter Recovery Resource Guide

Houstonians were hit with a severe winter storm Feb 14, 2021. JFS Houston is here to assist during the aftermath should you need help with resources and making a recovery plan.

Posted
February 19, 2021
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Winter Recovery Resource Guide

Houstonians were hit with a severe winter storm Feb 14, 2021. JFS Houston is here to assist during the aftermath should you need help with resources and making a recovery plan.

Posted
February 19, 2021

As of Feb 22, 2021, 2:00 PM

JFS Houston has compiled a list of helpful resources that were used after Harvey by our clients. You should be cautious when entering into an agreement for repairs, especially when you are contacted independently by those offering services. Learn how to Avoid Contractor Fraud and refer to the Contractor Fraud Checklist before engaging with services.

JFS Services: 

  • Contact a case manager to respond to your situation by requesting Disaster Assistance HERE or you may leave a message at (713) 986-7844.
  • Contact Behavioral and Mental Health Services staff for an individual virtual support session by requesting service HERE or leave a message at (713) 986-7832 or (713) 986 7835

Harris County:

FEMA:

Additional Resources:  

United Way of Greater Houston's After the Storm Guide.

Learn more about your rights as a renter

SNAP customers can request a benefit replacement for food lost or damaged due to the storm; learn more here.

Travel information:

TxDOT road conditions:

Warming Centers:

Call 311 or 211 for information on local warming centers. You can also call 311 for transportation through Metro, to a warming center.

Shelter:

If you know of someone who is without shelter and need of transportation call the Harris County HOT team at (713) 221-6000.

Oxygen Tanks:

Call the distributor first option, if they are unable to service see below:

Plumbers*:

Handyman*:

Wesley Griggs:  (832) 584-4015  

AC/Heat*:

Mandery Mechanical, Jeff Mandery:  (281) 334-1800

*Pulled from Next Door and a shared Harvey contractor’s list, JFS does not endorse any of these companies. Refer to the Contractor Fraud Checklist.

Storage:

U-haul provided 30days free self-storage assistance, based upon availability.

  • U-Haul of East Houston 11202 Antoine Drive Houston, TX 77066 (281) 377-3380
  • U-Haul of West Houston 8518 Hwy. 6 South Houston, TX 77083 (281) 495-6683
  • U-Haul of Gulf Coast Texas 1617 San Jacinto Houston, TX 77002 (713) 750-7701
  • U-Haul Storage Centers of Houston 2415 S. Dairy Ashford Road Houston, TX 77077 (281) 531-4022

Respite Care:

  • The Medallion: (713) 778-5777 (client must be willing to quarantine or14 days)
  • Belmont Village: Contact Wendy at (832) 969-0506 (client must be willing to do a rapid COVID test and then quarantine for 5 days; 30 day minimum stay;       $280/day)

Rehab Care:

The Vosswood Nursing Center: (713) 827-0883; 815 S. Voss Rd

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