Recovery resources that may be helpful during this time for neighbors and friends impacted by the winter storm, and outages of electricity and water:
Financial Advice from USAA, serving service members & families:
Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas Storm Assistance Information
From Jewish Family Service:
Short-Term Financial Assistance
- Costs for plumbing services and home repairs due to burst pipes, or utility bills
- Costs for moving or deposits at new housing options
- Costs for debris removal due to flooding/damage
- Costs for household items damaged
- Costs for food
Jewish Family Service is able to provide families with short-term financial assistance. This assistance can be used for expenses such as plumbing services, repair costs, utility bills, hotel stays, and other storm-related unexpected expenses. Please call the JFS Intake line at 972-437-9950 x340.
Crisis Intervention and Mental Health Support
The mental health effects of living through this storm should not be overlooked. If you are in need of mental health support, please do not hesitate to reach out. Our licensed professional clinicians are ready to provide support to anyone in need – adults, children, and older adults. Please call the JFS Intake line at 972-437-9950 x340.
Hotels, rental space until homes are repaired in the interim while insurance claims are processed.
Drive-Thru Food Distribution
Weekly Food Pantry Drive-Thru Distribution Thursdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Winter Storm Recovery Resources
It may be hard to keep track of information and resources that are being released and revised daily. JFS Dallas is compiling these resources on their website and updating it regularly. Visit www.jfsdallas.org/winterstorm2021 for resources.
For a full list of services download our overview flyer here.
View the 25 organizations, including JFS Dallas, that received a grant from the Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund here.
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