COVID-19 Resources & Recovery

Behavioral Health Resources

COVID-19 Behavioral Health Line: (833) 251-7544

Childcare for Essential Workers is a one-stop-shop solution where essential workers can go to register for help and find out if they qualify for financial assistance.

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233, (800) 787-3224 (TTY), or text LOVEIS to 22522

Economic Impact Payments

Information on receiving Economic Impact Payments from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service

Food Resources

Apply for SNAP Food Benefits: or call 2-1-1, option 2

Find Student Meals: Texas Education Agency

Healthcare and COVID-19 Testing

Harris County is partnering with the Federal government to provide COVID-19 testing to those experiencing symptoms or who may have been exposed to the virus. If this applies to you, please begin the process using the COVID-19: Self-Assessment Tool / (832) 927-7575 (technical access needs).

Helping Others – Volunteering

Volunteer Houston has activated their Virtual Volunteer Reception Center to help connect those with a giving spirit with agencies in need of volunteers during COVID-19.

Price Gouging and Scams

Report Local Price Gouging:

Report Price Gouging and Scams: Texas Attorney General, (800) 621-0508

Student Loan Assistance

Student Loans Payment Help:

Suicide Prevention

If you are having thoughts of suicide, talk to someone who cares. Dial the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255 (TALK)


Apply for Unemployment Benefits:

Utility Assistance

Apply for Texas COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program – Bill Payment Assistance – Click here or call (866) 454-8387

Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Work Safe Program from the Greater Houston Partnership: