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Disaster Relief Resources and Information for District 6 Winter Storm Victims

We hope you and your families are warm and safe as we emerge from this unprecedented winter storm.  Thousands across District 6, especially those in Texas, were hit hard by the past few days of severe weather and its effects.  Millions are going without, or went without, power or running water for days.

Below are some resources for those of you in Texas who need to find warm place to stay or food to eat.  Each of you are in our thoughts and we hope you're staying warm and safe during these tough times.

STATEWIDE TEXAS RESOURCES:

If you need help: call 211 or find warming center here: s://tdem.texas.gov/warm/
https://www.211texas.org/

Texas Red Cross: https://redcross.org/local/texas/central-and-south-texas.html…
Feeding Texas: https://feedingtexas.org
Salvation Army: https://salvationarmytexas.org

TYLER RESOURCES:

Warming Centers: https://www.kltv.com/2021/02/16/warming-centers-open-across-east-texas/
City of Tyler Resource Hub: https://www.cityoftyler.org/Home/Components/News/News/1614/

SAN ANTONIO RESOURCES:

Dial 311 for help with shelter & transportation
Warming Centers: https://mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/List-San-Antonio-area-warming-centers-for-people-15956824.php…

HOUSTON RESOURCES:

Warming Centers: https://khou.com/article/news/local/grb-convention-center-emergency-shelter-winter-weather/285-399d4516-3ebc-43f1-bbee-4025572e73bf…

AUSTIN RESOURCES:

Call 512-305-4233 for warming center & 211 for transportation
City of Austin Resource Hub: http://austintexas.gov/weatherinfo


FORT WORTH & TARRANT COUNTY RESOURCES:

City of Forth Worth Resource Hub: https://www.fortworthtexas.gov/news/2021/02/CFW-Opens-Overnight-Shelter
Warming centers, shelters and housing for families in need: https://salvationarmyntx.org/north-texas/inclement-weather-shelters/…
You can also call 211 for City of Fort Worth program to shelter families in hotels.


DALLAS RESOURCES:

City of Dallas Resource Hub: https://dallascityhall.com/departments/public-affairs-outreach/Pages/winterweatherfeb21.aspx
Warming center serving Dallas, Denton, Ellis & Rockwall counties: https://ymcadallas.org/blog/ymca-winter-warming-centers…


HENDERSON COUNTY RESOURCES:

Henderson County: Dial 211 or call Faith and Action Outreach 903-489-7500
This is the Salvation Army Contact in the area 903-489-1346

PANHANDLE RESOURCES:

For Help: Dial 211 and Code Blue Amarillo 806-414-2243

There are additional disaster-related resources available from MetLife – details can be found on the Union Plus site: https://www.unionplus.org/blog/consumer-tips/ways-help-texans-after-texaswinterstorm2021

COVID-19 RESOURCEShttps://www.unionplus.org/blog/consumer-tips/coronavirus-covid-19-resources
HARDSHIP ASSISTANCEhttps://www.unionplus.org/hardship-help/union-plus-hardship-help-benefits
CREDIT COUNSELINGhttps://www.unionplus.org/hardship-help/credit-counseling
MORTGAGE ASSISTANCEhttps://www.unionplus.org/hardship-help/mortgage-assistance

In Unity,
Your CWA Family

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