Project Comeback: Texas

Project Comeback: Texas Provides Disaster Case Management Services to People Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Coordinated by the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) and five of its member organizations, Project Comeback: Texas connects Texans living in 33 counties of the 41-county Hurricane Harvey declaration area to disaster case management services.

Disaster case management pairs trained professionals with disaster survivors in need of some extra help to create a personal disaster recovery plan and access resources to meet their recovery goals.

To qualify for assistance, residents must reside in one of the 33 federally individual assistance declared counties in Texas. Individuals and families without US citizenship ARE eligible to receive services in this program. Services are provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, creed or sexual orientation.

Anyone interested in seeking case management services is encouraged to call 211.

Project Comeback: Texas is a is a new federally funded disaster case management program that enables each National VOAD agency to focus on their areas of expertise while effectively and efficiently responding to the needs of Texans.

Project Comeback: Texas Information

National VOAD partners participating in the consortium are:

-Catholic Charities USA, the official domestic relief agency of the U.S. Catholic Church

-Islamic Circle of North America, one of the nation’s Muslim disaster response agencies

-Lutheran Disaster Response US, the domestic disaster ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, working in partnership with Lutheran Social Services of the South Disaster Response/Upbring (LSSDR)

-Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the national council of the Society St. Vincent de Paul’s Disaster Services Corporation (DSC)

-United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), the global humanitarian aid and development agency of The United Methodist Church.