KATY MAGAZINE NEWS - Katy, TX
September 8, 2017
Compiled by Katrina Katsarelis
Katy Magazine has compiled a list of free services currently being offered by our generous, amazing community of world class volunteers!
Please share this with local friends and family who've been impacted.
NOTE: If you see an addition or updates to this list, please EMAIL US!
Volunteers are offering free babysitting 10am-5pm for kids ages 3 months-10 years. Contact Jenn Slayton (214-277-1247) and Erin Waggoner (281-702-2709) with questions. Available at Journey Church located at 541 Pin Oak Rd Katy TS 77449
FREE COPING CONSULTATION VISIT
Katy Child Psychology Associates is offering free 45 minute consultation visits for parents on how to help their children cope and adjust to the impact of Hurricane Harvey. These are consultations and not intended as treatment for mental/emotional disorders. Interested parents can contact their office at 281-829-1599 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a parent consult meeting.
FREE MUCK OUT HELP
Please click a link below to sign up for muck out help from volunteers around the area. Current Church The Fellowship
(Or Volunteer for a Muck Out Team) St. Faustina
Mormon Helping Hands 800-451-1954
HURRICANE HARVEY FLOODED RESIDENTS HELP LINE
FREE EYE CARE SERVICES
Lost your glasses during a rescue? Need an eye care service? Two Vision Centers in Katy have stepped up to help! Grand Vision Katy and Katy Vision Center are both offering these services to impacted hurricane families. Message Katy Vision Center's Facebook page or contact Grand Vision Katy directly for questions.
The authorities still have not resumed assessing the tollroads and said they will give us 24 hours notice when the tolls go back into full swing.
Central Baptist Church is offering impacted residents one meal a day from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The church is located at 2855 Greenhouse Rd. No end date was posted so please call 281-492-2689 to confirm.
FREE PET SUPPLIES Special Pals is giving away needed food and supplies for impacted families with animals during open hours. They have pet food, bedding, and other supplies to share to those in need. Special Pals is located at 3830 Greenhouse Road, Houston TX 77084. The shelter is open Tuesday through Thursday 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Friday 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, and Saturday and Sunday 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Maud Marks Library is also giving out pet food and supplies for family pets.
FREE CLOTHES & SUPPLIES
Clothed by Faith is temporarily operating out of Crosspoint Church and is giving clothes to impacted victims, including new socks, underwear, and bras. Donations of new items and volunteers are also badly needed.
Crosspoint has teamed up with “The Katy Church,” a group of 30+ churches to distribute water, baby formula, canned goods, non-perishables, diapers/hygiene products, cleaning supplies like bleach, wipes, and detergent. Plus tools or remediation equipment as available. Serve teams are there daily from 8 AM-7 PM giving and receiving items. You may also donate these items to donate or make a monetary donation to help. Map it.
FREE LAUNDRY SERVICES
Laundry Volunteers - A group of ladies in Cross Creek Ranch in Fulshear, just across from Cinco Ranch, have mobilized to do laundry for displaced families and first-responders. They will even pick up and deliver laundry within a few hours. Contact Tina Fuller at 832-215-0630.
FREE RESPITE CARE FOR SENIORS
The Sundance Memory Care Communities are offering the following help to families displaced by Harvey. Day Respite Care for any elder living with a form of dementia. Please call: 281-347-4450
Did we miss something? Email us to add or update this list!