Hopewell Temple family, please stay safe and be prepared. In the wake of the Winter Storm Uri and others coming, stay safe and updated on the latest Disaster preparedness, evacuation counties and routes.

City of Houston Bottled Water Distribution

The City of Houston is delivering free bottled water to those in need after the Texas winter storm. To learn more about water distribution sites in Houston, you will need to contact your city council member

CrowdSource Rescue

This Houston nonprofit helps the community with disaster relief resources after most storms. Following the Texas Winter Storm, CrowdSource Rescue is helping to deliver bottled water to Houston seniors and individuals with disabilities. 

To sign up for the free water delivery you can visit crowdsourcerescue.org/freeze. If you have trouble completing the online form, you can contact 311 for help filling out the application.

Food distribution sites

Houston Food Bank, HISD

Houston Food Bank in partnership with HISD will be assisting families with food box distributions.

West Houston Assistance Ministries

West Houston Assistance Ministries is conducting its drive-thru food distribution on a daily basis from Monday, February 22 thru Friday, February 26 (10501 Meadowglen Lane, Houston, TX 77042). Food distribution for up to 250 families will begin at 9 a.m. each day and no registration is required. 

Rebuilding Homes sites​

Rebuilding Houston

a network of organizations sharing our mission of providing low-income elderly, disabled, and veteran homeowners with critical home repairs, accessibility modifications and energy-efficient upgrades. Apply for Aid — REBUILDING TOGETHER HOUSTON (rebuildinghouston.org)

Rent & Utility Assistance

Baker Ripley Utility Assistance 

A program that can be applied for to get funds or relief from utility payments... Apply for Aid —Utility Assistance Program | BakerRipley

Baker Ripley Utility Assistance 

Depending on the tenant’s property and income, tenants may be eligible for up to $1,900 of rental assistance from the County or $2,112 of rental assistance from the City of Houston... Apply for Aid —BakerRipley COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program (bakerripleyrenthelp.org)

Emergency Phone Numbers:

911 Life-threatening emergencies Only
211 Evacuation Information, In need of shelter
311 Non Emergency Service Requests/Flood Damage
800-733-2767 Red Cross Hotline (www.redcross.org)
800-525-5555 Roadside Assistance

Emergency Information Websites

FEMA Assistance:

Flooded Roads and Conditions:


City of Houston Emergency Information:


High Water Incidents/Road Closures