Hurricane Harvey: List of Houston Emergency Shelters and Supply Needs

By | August 28, 2017

If you are need of shelter as Houston continues to experience flood conditions as a result of Hurricane Harvey, the following locations have established temporary emergency shelters:

George R. Brown Convention Center
MO Campbell Education Center
Holy Name Catholic Church
Chinese Community Center
Kashmere Garden Library
Sunnyside MSC
West End MSC
Denver Harbor MSC
Third Ward MSC
Fifth Ward MSC
Fallbrook MSC
John Peavy Senior Center
Community of Faith Church
Fallbrook Church
Lyndale United Church of Christ
MD Anderson YMCA
Trotter Family YMCA
Dobie High School
Golden Acres Baptist Church
North Shore 9th Grade Campus
Paul Revere Middle School
Pasadena High School
HAWA Foundation
South Houston Intermediate
Francis Scott Key Middle School
Islamic Center/Masjid Al-Mustafa
Islamic Center/Masjid Abu-Bakr
Gallery Furniture on North Freeway

If you would like to donate items to Houstonians in need at the George R. Brown Convention Center and at various other shelter locations, the following supplies are amongst those most urgently needed:

Bedding and pillows
Baby wipes
Baby formula
Baby food
Dog food
Cat food
Cat litter
Cell phone chargers
Feminine hygiene products
Power strips
Dog food
Wet wipes
Women’s clothing
Men’s clothing
Toiletries (toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap)

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