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Winter Storm 2021 Disaster Recovery

JFS is here to assist Houstonians affected by the severe winter storm.

As experts in recovery efforts, JFS Houston is here to help you and your family.  JFS serves as a resource for all residents, of all faiths and backgrounds, living in the zip codes of the service area map as well as the broader Jewish community.

Harris County has the following resources immediately available:

FEMA Individual Assistant grants are now available for shelter, food and other basic needs. Apply online or call (800) 621-3362. Additional resources include: 

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.

Additional resources are available at the United Way of Greater Houston's After the Storm Guide.

JFS Services Available
  • Case Management
  • Financial Assistance
  • Disaster Recovery Guide
  • Counseling and Support Groups

JFS Recovery Resources

Case Management

Finding Stability

To assist you in recovery, a Jewish Family Service (JFS) professional is available for you and your family including disaster resources and financial assistance. Request service below or leave a message (713) 986-7844.

Recovery Guide

Local Resources

JFS Houston has compiled a list of helpful resources that were used after Harvey by our clients.

Virtual Support

One-on-one counseling

If you have an increased sense of anxiety, JFS provides helpful sessions via phone and video conferencing. Services are available for children (age 2+), adults and seniors.

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