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To contact Harris County Disaster Recovery with comments or questions, call 832-927-4955 or email us at


Filing for Unemployment Based on Area Code

Unemployment Benefits Services | Texas Workforce Commission Staggered Access Times Effective immediately, TWC asks that Texans use their area code to find their proposed call and access times listed below. File your claims based on your area code beginning with: ➡️ 9: file claims on Mon, Wed + Fri – 8am – 12pm ➡️ 3, […]

Wearing Homemade Cloth Mask Correctly

Start by washing hands with soap and water To place the mask, cover both the nose and mouth by extending the mask under the chin and over the bridge of the nose Once you are wearing the mask, do not touch it or adjust it Remove a used mask by holding only the ear loops […]

SBA COVID-19 Webinars for Economic Recovery

The SBA Houston District Office will provide the latest information from SBA to help small businesses with their economic recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus. They will give information on how to apply and where you can get additional help with preparing and applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) & the Paycheck […]

Mental Health Support for COVID-19

Mental Health Support Line If you or someone you know is feeling overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic, help is available. Please call the toll-free HHSC COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line at 833-986-1919 to speak with a mental health professional for help dealing with stress, anxiety, or depression.Mental Health Support Flyer For more mental health information, […]

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Screening Locations

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Screening Locations Things to consider when looking for a drive-thru testing site: Do I know the screening criteria for the drive-thru testing site? Do I know the operating hours for the drive-thru testing site? Do I know if the drive-thru testing site is covered by my insurance provider and/or how the billing process […]

Are you Experiencing Difficulty Filing Your Unemployment Claim?

Workforce and Unemployment Insurance (UI) staff are experiencing an unprecedented increase in calls, visits, and requests for assistance.  The UI department acknowledges the struggles everyone is experiencing during this time. One of the most common issue is customers who need a PIN or password reset. Here is a short video about PIN resets. This video is primarily […]

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    At the Harris County Community Services Department (HCCSD), each day, we bring resources to those in most need of help, providing disaster recovery assistance, resources for the homeless, utility and rental assistance, and bereavement services to our most vulnerable residents. The current COVID-19 pandemic is challenging the health and economic viability of our world. We will come through it! However, many will need help in the process. Our pledge is to help you navigate the stringent guidelines that are in place as you determine your qualifications for and seek the state and federal assistance that may be available. Visit this site often for the latest news and resources that can aide you as you recover.

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