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Hurricane Harvey

Below are resources that could benefit Veterans during recovery after Hurricane Harvey.

Emergency Numbers

  • 911 (life threatening emergencies) 
  • Harris County Emergency Management: 713-881-3100
  • Harris County Non-Emergency: 713-221-6000
  • Houston Police Department: 713-884-3131
  • Brazoria County Emergency Operation Center: 978-864-1064
  • Montgomery County Emergency Operation Center: 936-523-3900
  • Harris County Emergency Operation Center: 713-881-3100
  • Galveston County Emergency Operation Center: 281-309-5002
  • U.S. Coast Guard Sector Houston Command Center numbers: 281-464-4851 | 4852 | 4853 | 4854 | 4855
  • Non-emergency city services: 311
  • Additional help: 211
  • Evacuation registration: 311
  • Evacuation routes: 1-800-452-9292
  • Roadside assistance: 1-800-525-5555
  • Gas leaking: 713-659-2111 or 888-876-5786
  • Power outage: 713-207-2222 or 800-332-7143
  • State Bar of Texas Legal hotline: 800-504-7030
  • CenterPoint for downed power lines or gas lines: 888-876-5786
  • Price Gouging: Texas Attorney General: 1-800-621-0508
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Food Assistance:
  • For a list of food pantries and other food assistance, contact the Houston Food Bank  or call 832-369-9390.
  • For disaster food stamp benefits, reach the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) at 1-877-541-7905.
  • Houston SPCA: 713-869-7722
  • BARC: 713-837-0311
  • Lost Dogs of Texas is maintaining several active Facebook pages documenting pets they’ve found amid the storm. Here is some information (with photos included) on animals found Coast Bend area HERE and those in the Houston area HERE.