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).
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
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.