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Disaster Assistance

Go online or call 800-621-3362.
FEMA is now taking applications for disaster assistance for residents of Galveston County.
There are three ways to apply for assistance. 
 - Online:
- Call 800-621-3362
- Get the FEMA app for 
iPhone or Android


• Take photos of the damage
• Make a list of damaged or lost items
• Must file with your insurance first if you have insurance


Home Repairs

Texas Department of Insurance Claims and Coverage Information

  • Document your damage by taking pictures
  • Contact a plumber Contact your homeowners insurance (most homeowner policies cover sudden and accidental water damage) 
  • Contact your flood insurance (in the event your homeowners doesn’t cover)
  • Keep all receipts (pending reimbursement plan from state/federal partners)

Report price gouging to Texas Attorney General Office at 1-800-621-0508


Mental Health Resources

Mental Health List via Galveston County Office of Emergency Management

Gator Wellness Resources for Mental Health


Food Distribution Resources

M.I. Lewis Social Services Center & Food Pantry Assistance to individuals and families that live within Dickinson ISD boundaries.
Emergency Financial Assistance, Rent and Utility Assistance, Food Fairs, Food Pantry, Referrals, Senior Delivery, School Supplies
and Thanksgiving Baskets.

Texas Health and Human Services - Assistance in finding services you may need in Texas, including mental health, medical help, food, housing, and paying utility bills.

Galveston County Mobile Food Distribution Map and Schedule

RedCross Relief - Find an Open Shelter

Lighthouse Christian Ministries - Short term assistance ministries include: Financial assistance, Food Assistance (Food Pantry and Mobile Food Distributions)



Shelters for Homeless and Needy


Employees & Students

Employee Assistance Program

Gator Wellness Program Resources

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