FAMILY RESOURCES

Resources for discussing difficult topics with kids:

We encourage you to reach out to your school if you or your child(ren) are in need of specific support or have specific concerns. We have compiled a list of resources to help you process this event and support your child at the level you deem appropriate.

Below are links from the National Association of School Psychologists regarding tips for schools and parents when talking to children about violence.

  • Talking with Students About Violence (English version; Spanish version)
  • Talking with Students About Violence Infographic

Hurricane Harvey Crisis Response Guide: 

http://www.bakerbotts.com/~/media/files/about-us/harvey-crisis-response-guide.pdf?la=en


Resources for Job Seekers: 
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/hurricane-harvey-resources 


Post-Disaster Insurance Resources: 

Post-Disaster Insurance Guide

Disaster Assistance Overview (Spanish)

Avoiding Contractor Fraud (Spanish)  


Resources for Families/Recursos para Familias:

Texas Workforce Commission for Disaster Unemployment Benefits

Children At Risk Resource Page: http://childrenatrisk.org/hurricane-harvey/

http://www.redcross.org/local/texas/gulf-coast/disaster-response (Information on shelters can be found here.)

http://kfdm.com/news/local/missed-work-because-of-the-storm-apply-for-texas-disaster-unemployment-assistance

http://www.twc.state.tx.us/jobseekers/unemployment-benefits-contact-information-claimants

http://www.houstonemergency.org/

https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/natural-disaster

https://www.disasterassistance.gov/get-assistance/forms-of-assistance/5769/1/2