Recovering from a Natural Disaster: Flood Event Sites and Resources


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Shelters for residents who had to evacuate their homes amid flooding from heavy rains brought by Imelda.

Harris County
  • Humble First Assembly of God Church 
    1915 Farm to Market 1960 Bypass, Humble, TX 77338
  • St. Timothy Lutheran Church
    14225 Hargrave Rd, Houston, TX 77070
  • Lakewood Church
    3700 SW Freeway, Houston, TX 77027 - they are open to anyone in need of assistance because of the flooding.
  • Gallery Furniture
    6006 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77076
  • Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Parish 
    26777 Glen Loch Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77381
  • Sheldon Elementary School
    17203 Hall Shepherd Rd., Houston, TX 77049
  • St James Catholic Church 
    22800 Aldine Westfield Rd, Spring, TX 77373  
  • For recovery resources, call 211 for the Texas/United Way Helpline operated by the United Way of Greater Houston. They will help you find information from state and local health and human services programs.
  • To report a flooded home, call the Harris County Flood Control District hotline at (346)286-4000.
Chambers County
Whites Park Community Building
225 White Park Drive, Anahuac, TX 77560
Red Cross Shelters
These Red Cross shelters will be open 24 hours a day, providing a cool, dry place to stay, with food, water, health services and emotional support for area residents who are not able to remain at their homes due to storms and flooding.
Shelter Address City
MCTX East Montgomery County Senior Center   21679 McCleskey Road New Caney
White Park Community Building 225 White Park Drive Anahuac
Saint Simon's and Saint Jude's Catholic Church 6777 Glen Loch Road Spring
Calvary Baptist Church 816 North Blair Avenue Cleveland
McLeod Park 10717 Langston Road Baytown
St. Timothy Lutheran Church 14225 Hargrave Road Houston
New Light Christian Center – East 7313 East Houston Road     Houston
Crosby United Methodist 1334 Runneburg Road Crosby
Sanctuary Church of Cleveland 100 E. Hanson Street Cleveland
House of Mercy 1126 Cypress Street Baytown



Anyone evacuating to a Red Cross shelter should bring essential items for each member of the family:
  • Prescriptions and emergency medications
  • Foods that meet unusual dietary requirements
  • Important personal documents
  • Extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies and other comfort items
  • Supplies needed for children and infants, such as diapers, formula and toys
  • Special items for family members who are elderly or disabled
  • Chargers for any electronic devices you bring with you
  • Books, games and other ways to entertain your family and yourself


Main Office
Region 4 Education Service Center
7145 West Tidwell Road Houston, Texas 77092-2096
713.462.7708 | PHONE
Region 4 is making improvements to the McKinney Conference Center and will invite guests to experience the difference in August of 2024
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