Press Release- FEMA is Here to Help 9.12.17

FEMA IS HERE TO HELP

For Immediate Release – September 11, 2017

As of yesterday Sunday September 10, 2017, all Montgomery County shelters are closed.

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams continue to visit subdivisions to begin assisting people and assessing the damage. Be safe and ask for identification; their badges will have a chip. If their badge does not have a chip, report the incident to law enforcement.

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) has opened, over the weekend they helped 50 families. If you have any questions or need help with applying for FEMA go to the DRC.  There are FEMA liaisons there to help you understand the process.

Location and Hours:

West Montgomery County Development Center

31355 Friendship Drive

Magnolia, TX 77355

Monday-Saturday 07:00 am – 7:00 pm

If you received damage to your home or property, and have not done so already, register with FEMA at www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362.

Debris pick up is still on-going, Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management asks that if you have debris due to Hurricane Harvey to register under debris & damage report on www.mctxoem.org. If you do not have internet access and need assistance filling out the debris & damage report call 936-523-3916.

Free Tetanus Shots

Make sure you and your family’s shots are up-to-date. Montgomery County Public Health District is offering FREE tetanus shots for those affected by the disaster. Walk-ins are welcomed, Appointments are preferred.

For appointments call 936-523-5020.

Address: 1300 South Loop 336 West, Conroe 77304

Due to the outpour generosity of we have to stop accepting any donations at the Falcon Steel location.   You can continue to donate to the local hubs.

If you need supplies to help your family recover, visit your community based distribution center, contact them for hours of operation.

North, Central, West Montgomery County:

Crisis Assistance Center

1022 McCall Ave.

Conroe, TX 77301,

936-539-1096,

Cac-mctx.org

The Friends of Conroe

1712 N. Frazier Suite 118

Conroe 77301

 (936) 539-6009

friendsofconroe.com

 

Conroe First Assembly of God

3993 I 45 N

Conroe, TX 77304

936-756-3445

 

East Montgomery County:

Mission Northeast

22098 Loop 494

New Caney, TX 77357

281-354-1200

Missionne.org

South Montgomery County:

Interfaith of the Woodlands

4242 Interfaith Way

The Woodlands, TX 77381

281-367-1230

Woodlandsinterfaith.org

Monetary donations can be accepted at any of the locations above. Monetary donations can also be made at:

The Montgomery County Community Foundation – MC Long term Disaster Recovery Fund http://www.mccfoundation.org/  If calling to make your donation please make sure to mention the Long term Disaster Recovery Fund (281) 363-8158

To donate online via PayPal:

Https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=8S54ZS4Y4YCQY

United Way- 1600 Lake Front Circle Ste. 248, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Phone: 281-292-4155

If you would like to support food distribution efforts in the county, please contact Montgomery County Food Bank, 1 Food for Life Way, Conroe TX 77385, (936) 539-6686, mcfoodbank.org

If you would like to support a local assistance agency, you can contact them directly or donate online via their website.

Ongoing donation supplies needed:

  • New under garments and socks for Men, Women, and Children (All Sizes)
  • New Bedding, Pillows, towels
  • Cash and gift cards

**No used bedding, linens or clothing will be accepted.

Continue to monitor mctxoem.org for updates.

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