Filing Damage Claims and Other Financial Issues

The links below are related to filing damage claims with your insurance company, filing claims with FEMA and other issues related to financial recovery.

NOTE: The State of Texas and FEMA have opened Disaster Recovery Centers in the following locations. FEMA and SBA representatives are there to help with the application process from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day, unless otherwise noted. It is recommended that applicants for FEMA assistance apply online at https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or 1-800-621-3362. You can also find your nearest Disaster Recovery Center with the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Locator and find out more about the services they provide at https://www.fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers. The Texas Department of Insurance is also maintaining a list of locations.

Bay City: Bay City Civic Center, 201 Seventh Street
Baytown: Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market Street
Beaumont: 3871 Stagg Drive, Unit 166 (former Goodwill building)
Brookshire: Brookshire Volunteer Fire Department, 910 Gresham Road
Columbus: Colorado County Services Facility, 305 Radio Lane
Conroe: Old Conroe Police Department Building, 700 Old Montgomery Road
Dallas: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St. (for evacuees from the affected counties)
Deweyville: Deweyville Senior Citizen Center, 43435 State Hwy 87 S
Dickinson: Old Amegy Bank, 2401 Termini Street
Edna: Cowboy Memorial Football Stadium, 1303 West Gayle Street (Note: hours at this location are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Goliad: Goliad Memorial Auditorium, 925 S. State Hwy 183
Houston: Netrality Building, Suites 125 & 150, 1301 Fannin Street (formerly located at George R. Brown Convention Center)
Houston: The Church Without Walls, 5725 Queenston Boulevard
Houston: Greenspoint Mall, 263 Greenspoint Mall, 12300 North Freeway
Houston: St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 625 Nottingham Oaks Trail
Humble: Humble Senior Activity Center, 1401 S. Houston Avenue
Ingleside: Bay Vista Center, Suites 174 & 178, 2334 Hwy 361
Jasper: Jasper County Courthouse Annex, 271 East Lamar Street
Katy: Katy Mills Mall, 5000 Katy Mills Circle
La Grange: Randolph Recreation-Activity Center, 653 East Pearl Street
League City: Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center, 400 West Walker Street
Magnolia: Friendship Center/Community Center, 31355 Friendship Drive
Missouri City: Fort Bend County Sienna Annex, 5855 Sienna Springs Way
Pasadena: Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Parkway
Port Aransas: Port Aransas Community Center, 408 North Alister Street
Port Arthur: Christus Saint Mary Hospital, 3600 Gates Boulevard
Port Lavaca: Calhoun County Public Library, 200 W. Mahan Street
Simonton: Simonton Community Church, 9703 FM 1489 (Simonton Rd.) (Note: this location is closed on Sundays)
Smithville: Bastrop County Justice of the Peace, 404 Fawcett Street
Sour Lake: Pinewood Fire Station, 333 Commercial Drive
Victoria: Pattie Dodson Building, 2805 N. Navarro Street
Webster: Webster Civic Center, 311 Pennsylvania Avenue
Wharton: Wharton Civic Center, 1924 N. Fulton Street (Note: hours at this location are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Sept. 18: Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Four Counties (FEMA)

Working with FEMA (PDF)

FEMA: DisasterAssistance.gov

FEMA: Texas Hurricane Harvey (DR-4332)

SBA: Disaster Assistance

SBA: 2017 Hurricane Recovery Loans and Grants

SBA: Get financial assistance after a disaster (scroll down)

Texas Department of Insurance: Help After Harvey

FEMA Fact Sheet: National Flood Insurance Program Increased Cost of Compliance

FEMA: How Do I File My Flood Claim?

The Texas Tribune: Here’s what you need to know about filing Harvey-related insurance claims

Houston Recovers: City of Houston Disaster Recovery Information

FTC Advice for Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

Disaster Grants Now Available

Recovery After Disaster: The Family Financial Toolkit (PDF)

Navigating Post-Disaster Mortgage Issues (PDF)

Disaster Losses and Related Tax Rules

U.S. Small Business Administration (disaster assistance loans)

Financial Recovery After Disaster (video series)

FEMA: Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage

FEMA: Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) Fact Sheet (PDF or txt)