Hurricane Harvey Recovery

SJV’s Disaster Relief Ministry, along with several ministries and groups within the parish, is taking steps to assist with the long-term recovery of our parishioners and our neighbors in need.

If you have been affected by the flooding and are in need of assistance, please contact the Social Service Ministries office at 281.497.4434 or email us. Please be sure to provide us with a phone number where you can be reached during office hours.

Resources for those affected by the flooding

FEMA Hours and Location:
FEMA Offices are located in the SJV Campus: Activity Center Youth Lounge. Hours of Operation: Monday – Saturday from 9am to 7pm. Closed on Sundays. Other government and community representatives available at this location: SBA (Small Business Administration), IRS, Texas Department of Insurance, and Lone Star Legal Aid.

Operation Hope:
HOPE Coalition America free financial services include: FEMA applications and appeals, home inspections and repair contracts, small business recovery, assistance obtaining copies of destroyed documents, insurance claims assistance and appeals, disaster recovery budget, financial counseling, assistance negotiating and working with your creditors, managing mortgage payments on a destroyed home.  For assistance call 1.888.388.HOPE (1.888.388.4673).

Assistance with clean-up:
Crisis Clean Up, 1.844.965.1386

Assistance with repairs:
Rebuild Together, 713.659.2511

Unemployment due to Harvey:
Hurricane Harvey Disaster Unemployment Assistance: workers who have lost jobs and self-employed individuals who have been unable to work due to Hurricane Harvey may apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance, 1.877.892.3896

Long-term Recovery:

Legal Assistance:
Lone Star Legal Aid, 1.800.504.7030

Replacing Lost Texas IDs or Driver’s Licenses:
DPS will provide a no-cost replacement DL or ID card for residents in the impacted counties. For more information, View/Download DPS Announcement.

Crisis/spiritual care:

Flood Advice:
Please take a few minutes to download and read this comprehensive document on the steps you should take after flooding. This document was put together by a fellow parishioner with ample experience on this matter, and it does not constitute an endorsement of any company or individual. It is simply a parishioner’s desire to share her experience in dealing with a flooded home.


As so many of our staff, parish leaders and volunteers are flood victims or had to evacuate, we have created a Hurricane Harvey Disaster Fund in our efforts to mobilize much needed assistance in our community. Please make your donation to St. John Vianney Disaster Relief.

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If you have any questions, please contact Belinda LeBouef at 281.497.1500
All donations are tax deductible