Disaster Recovery

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Attack Poverty Disaster Recovery is committed to walking alongside residents who have been affected by disasters and empower them to lead their own recovery. We support residents through home repair, spiritual and emotional health, and other basic needs. We understand the complexities to recover immediately and long term from a disaster. We collaborate holistically with long-term recovery groups, partners and other networks to advocate for resiliency and recovery for the residents in our communities. Our home repair process empowers residents to lead their own recovery by teaching them to manage their personal recovery projects while advocating for residents when a need for additional resources is found. We provide counseling for residents impacted by disasters to recover both spiritually and emotionally, and we work to provide basic needs like food and cleaning supplies.





Volunteer

Volunteer Info

Our Volunteers make all of what we do possible! If you are interested in Volunteering with us, please fill out the volunteer waiver below and email it to us at (APDR@attackpoverty.org). A member of our staff will reach out to you shortly!

To stay connected to additional Volunteer opportunities please like us on Facebook.

*Every volunteer must complete a Volunteer Waiver. Print, complete and then email it to: APDR@attackpoverty.org or bring it with you when you volunteer*

Mandatory Volunteer Waiver (English)Exención de Voluntario Obligatoria (Español)

    Counseling

    Counseling is available for residents impacted by disasters including Hurricane Harvey and the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Through the support of our generous donors, counseling is available at no cost for up to six months. Our trained and supervised Community Social Worker can help with:

    • Emotional distress from anxiety, depression, grief, loss or trauma
    • Family conflict and parenting concerns
    • Relational problems
    • Youth development regarding family, peers and school
    • Adjustment in recovering from a disaster
    • Support with major life decisions and transitions
    • Referrals to community resources, mental health resources and spiritual services

    Our work is collaborative; working towards goals and concerns set by you, confidential, strengths-based, empowering, faith-based and available at no cost.

    Ready to get started with counseling now? See if you’re a good fit for our program by scheduling an appointment with our Community Social Worker.



    New residents can view availability, but must call 832.899.5211 or email natalie@attackpoverty.org to schedule an appointment. Existing counseling residents may use the link below to schedule their next appointment.

     

    Engage with us by taking an anonymous Mental Wellness Survey

    Home Repair

    Are you in need of Home Repair?
    If you were affected by Hurricane Harvey and are in need of home repair, please submit an application at www.harveyhomeconnect.org.

    Apply for Harvey Home RepairVia HarveyHomeConnect.org


    Additional Resources

    Have you been affected by a recent natural disaster?
    If you need help connecting with local resources in your area, we encourage you to call the 2-1-1 helpline.

    2-1-1 helpline is operated by United Way of Greater Houston 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in many different languages. You can also search for local resources on the United Way of Greater Houston’s Community Resource Directory.




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    Attack Poverty Disaster Recovery Facebook Page

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    1. Disaster Preparedness Information
    2. APDR Volunteer Opportunities
    3. Updates on our Impact
    4. Important Weather Updates