Assistance for Hurricane Beryl Victims in Texas: Where to Find Food, Water, and Shelter

Houston Public Media/David Smith, X/Pat Cavlin

The first major tropical storm of 2024, Hurricane Beryl, made landfall in the United States, leaving thousands without access to food, water, and shelter.

Thousands of individuals urgently require support due to the aftermath of Hurricane Beryl’s devastating impact.

The latest victims are located in southeast Texas, where many residents face critical shortages of food, clean water, electricity, and shelter. ABC13 has gathered essential resources to aid these families, ensuring they know where to turn for crucial support during this challenging period.

Cooling Centers

With scorching temperatures on the way, the lack of cool air is going to be a big problem for many people. Here are some places in the area where you can go to cool off:

City: Galveston

Business: McGuire Dent Recreation Center

Address: 2222 28th St. Galveston, TX 77550

Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.


City: Houston

Business: Southwest Multi-Service Center

Address: 6400 High Star Dr. Houston, TX 77074

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Business: Lakewood Church

Address: 3700 Southwest Fwy. Houston, TX 77027

Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Harris Co. Precinct 3

Business: Crosby Community Center

Address: 409 Hare Road Crosby, TX, 77532

Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Business: Big Stone Lodge

Address: 709 Riley Fuzzel Road Spring, TX 77373

Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Business: Trini Mendenhall Community Center

Address: 1414 Wirt Road Houston, TX 77055

Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Business: Juergen’s Hall Community Center

Address: 26026 Hempstead Road Cypress, TX 77429

Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Harris Co. Precinct 4

Business: Bayland Community Center

Address: 6400 Bissonnet St. Houston, TX 77074

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Business: Radack Community Center

Address: 18650 Clay Road Houston, TX 77084

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Business: Weekley Community Center

Address: 8440 Greenhouse Road Cypress, TX 77433


Disaster Assistance

For those who have lost their homes during this time, the American Red Cross is here to help. You can reach them at 1-800-733-2767 for assistance.


Food Assistance

According to ABC13, the Houston Food Bank is closely monitoring conditions and will offer relief through its network of 1,600 community partners across Southeast Texas. For those who need, you can contact the food bank at 832-369-9390.

Montgomery Co.

Business: Salvation Army Center of Hope

Address: 301 Avenue E. Conroe, TX 77301

More info: Meals will be served at the shelter’s back door. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., and dinner from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Mental Health Assistance

Times of tragedy can be incredibly difficult to navigate. Fortunately, there are options available to help you through these challenging moments.

Urgent Mental Health Services

Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 9-8-8, option #1 24/7

Crisis Text Line: Text TX to 741741 Texas 2-1-1: Dial 2-1-1, option #8

Non-Urgent Mental Health Services in Harris Co.: 866-970-4770


City: Houston

Business: Gallery Furniture

Address: 6006 North Fwy. Houston, TX 77076


City: Fort Bend Co.

Business: Fort Bend County Fairgrounds Building C

Address: 4310 Highway 36 South Rosenberg, TX 77471

City: Montgomery Co.


Business: Salvation Army Center of Hope

Address: 301 Avenue E. Conroe, TX 77301

Hours: Open through Wednesday at 7 a.m.


Our prayers are with the victims of Hurricane Beryl.

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