Centers open in Harris County for recovery from Imelda's historic flooding

Residents recovering from Imelda's historic flooding can learn about programs that may be available to them at two Local Recovery Centers opening in Harris County on Monday.

The centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

Staff will answer questions about recovery programs and resources, including information about food and temporary housing, support for cleanup and debris removal, legal services, and guidance on how to file insurance claims.

The centers are open at:

Kingwood United Methodist Church          

1799 Woodland Hills Drive, Rm K 105     

Kingwood, TX 77339

Grayson Community Center

13828    Corpus Christie St.

Houston, TX       77015

Representatives of the Harris County Community Services Department and non-profit organizations, including the Red Cross and Baker Ripley, will be at the centers.

Information about recovery resources can also be found online at

"As we begin our recovery from Tropical Storm Imelda, we want to make sure survivors have all the information they need to recover as quickly as possible," said Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.  "We know recovering from disasters is never easy, but what we can do is make sure we're doing everything possible to help residents navigate the wide array of resources being made available by our community. If you or someone you know needs help, we encourage you to visit the Local Recovery Center near you or visit"