The American Red Cross, Central Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) and Hays County are joining forces to open two Multi-Agency Resource Centers for anyone impacted by the severe storms and flooding.
At the resource centers, people can sit down one-on-one with Red Cross workers to begin their recovery process, plus meet other relief organizations offering recovery assistance.
The resource centers will bring all of the nonprofit organizations and government agencies together in one convenient location to provide support.
Clean up supplies, hot meals, emotional counseling and health services will also be available at the resource centers.
The resource centers will be located at:
Wimberley - Hays County Facilitated Resource Center
Friday, May 29th and Saturday, May 30th
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wimberley Community Center
14068 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos - Red Cross Facilitated Resource Center
Sunday, May 31st & Monday, June 1st
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
St. John Catholic Church
624 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, TX
Other Resources and Services available
Furniture, Clothing, and toiletries In addition to the locations below, visit sanmarcostx.gov/smtxfloodgive for community run locations distributing supplies to those in need.
The City of San Marcos Donation Center (200 Springtown Way) is open for pick-up of items by those in need. The center is open everyday from 8am-5pm. Those in need should arrive ready to provide name and address. For info on how to donate items or to learn about community-run distribution center, visit sanmarcostx.gov/smtxfloodgive.
Hays County Civic Center (1249 Civic Center Loop, San Marcos) University Church of Christ is providing cleaning supplies, buckets, shovels, wheel barrows, water, food boxes, baby supply boxes, diapers, blankets, sheets, pillows, men and women's underwear and socks and various other items. Items will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to residents from the flooded areas. As per county guidelines we will need to collect address and contact information with a valid ID. This facility is open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.
Wimberley Donation Center - Wimberley residents in need can pick up supplies at Wimberley High School, 100 Carney, Wimberley.
Please DO NOT bring donations to Wimberley High School. For information on where to donate, visit sanmarcostx.gov/smtxfloodgive
Wimberley Church of Christ (15500 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley) is is providing cleaning supplies, buckets, shovels, wheel barrows, water, food boxes, baby supply boxes, diapers, blankets, sheets, pillows, men and women's underwear and socks and various other items. Items will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to residents from the flooded areas. As per county guidelines we will need to collect address and contact information with a valid ID. This facility is open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.
Visit the Donations and Fundraising page for more community run sites offering supplies to those in need
Lost and Found photos - Visit https://www.facebook.com/smtxlostphotos for any lost photos. Citizens are encouraged to drop off any found photos at the San Marcos Library (625 E Hopkins)
Assistance for property damage - Texas REALTORS Relief Fund Texans who have suffered property damage to their primary residence from May 2015 flooding may be eligible for up to $2,500 in assistance. Visit https://www.texasrealestate.com/relief for an application
Comptroller's Disaster Resources - Eligible exemptions, extensions and more
State Bar of Texas - Phone hotline established to to help people find answers to basic legal questions and connect them with local legal aid providers following recent flooding and other severe weather in Texas. Call (800) 504-7030 to reach hotline
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid - Helping with issues related to variety of legal concerns including denials of insurance claims, problems with a landlord or mortgage company, price gouging, and replacing important legal documents (866) 757-1570
Local businesses offering services to flood victims:
Sam's Club (1350 Leah Ave, San Marcos) is now accepting all shoppers regardless of membership until Friday, May 29th. Walmart located at 1015 Hwy 80 was previously closed due to flooding but is open as of May 28th.
McCoys - McCoy¹s is offering a discount to flood victims on a large group of items typically used in repairs after flooding‹drywall/drywall accessories and insulation-related products, interior doors, primers and paint. Customers can ask for the Hays County Flood discount or request that their purchase be made using Bid #125074.
Blue Moon Optical (121 W San Antonio St, San Marcos) - Offering free trial pairs of contacts and possibly glasses or frames to flood victims who lost their prescriptions this past weekend. 805-710-2445