Hurricane Harvey Impact and Resources
Many of you have asked how you can help Special Olympics Texas and our athletes, families, coaches, volunteers and first responders. We are still assessing potential needs in the disaster areas, especially since the incident is ongoing. In the coming days and weeks, we will have a better idea of our needs and will post information here on how you can help.
Meanwhile, if you are in one of the affected areas, here is a list of resources that might be helpful:
Houston Emergency Operations Center Website
Get city updates, volunteer information, shelter information and more.
Support for Hurricane Harvey
Urgent Accommodations from Airbnb
TXDOT Road Closure Resource
Access to Disaster help and Resourses
United Healthcare Behavioral Health Hotline (1-866-342-6892)
Talk with a mental health professional about any storm stress you're experiencing
Disaster Distress Helpline
To speak with a professional who can help you cope with emotional distress from the storm, call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990, visit http://disasterdistress.samhsa.gov, or text TalkWithUs to 66746.