Disaster Services

Local assistance after a devastating disaster

We understand the long-term impact of a disaster. That's why Jewish Family Service Houston (JFS) provides assistance and long-term recovery case management after a catastrophic event. We partner with other community groups who offer rescue and early-stage relief to provide longer-term assistance, working to navigate the details of your journey to stabilization and recovery.

We provide:
  • Direct assistance
  • Family case management
  • Access to public resources
  • Counseling
  • Help navigating relief benefits

Recovery to Resettlement

Winter Storm 2021

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.

Housing & Financial Assistance

We provide the following resources:

  • Locate temporary or long-term housing and other immediate needs.
  • Donated and discounted furnishings to make their current living conditions more comfortable.
  • Access to available resources to help alleviate the financial impact of an event.

FEMA & Insurance

We assist with navigating applications and accessing insurance benefits.

After-Storm Clean Up

We connect clients with volunteers to help with packing and unpacking, cleaning, sorting through items, documenting losses and more.

Resources & News

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"JFS, I so appreciate your help! Since the flood, I have been working with various agencies on assistance with my flood damage. And by comparison, it seems to me you are working at lightning speed!"
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We Are Here to Help

Complete the contact form to begin working with Case Management. Once we receive your submission, we will call you and schedule a phone appointment with you within 2 business days. Due to the pandemic, all services are being delivered remotely.

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Contact Us Directly

For additional information, please contact dcm@jfshouston.org or call (713) 667-9336.

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Need Help Now?

We need you to bring light, hope and help.

Volunteers are a vital part of how we are able to help by generously giving their time, energy and experience. Join our volunteer emergency email list or puchase basic foods and necessities to donate to the JFS Pantry.
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We provide light, hope and help.

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