DETCOG works with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and our local cities and counties
to repair damages and rebuild lives following hurricanes and other natural disasters.
EXPANDED HOURS FOR HURRICANE HARVEY HOMEOWNER ASSISTANCE
The Homeowner Assistance Center serving the Deep East Texas Region has extended its hours of operation to accommodate more homeowners interested in completing a program application for Hurricane Harvey housing recovery assistance.
If you are a homeowner affected by Hurricane Harvey you may qualify for assistance through the Homeowner Assistance Program. This program helps qualified homeowners in Texas repair, rehabilitate, or rebuild homes damaged by the disaster. Applications will be considered for award on a first-come, first-serve basis, according to the priorities outlined in the GLO’s Regional Housing Guidelines.
Potential applicants should visit the Texas General Land Office website and review the Homeowner Assistance Program Checklist to have all applicable documents ready prior to applying. Interested homeowners can visit www.recovery.texas.gov/hap to apply online or download a printable version of the application. Homeowners can also apply or drop off applications at the following satellite locations:
The updated hours are as follows:
Jasper Homeowner Assistance Center
710 S. Wheeler Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
(Located in the Town and Country Plaza shopping center, directly across the street from the Valero)
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Additionally, satellite offices remain open across the region at the following locations and days and we encourage residents to walk in or make an appointment by calling 1-844-893-8937 to schedule a time to apply :
Shepherd Mobile Intake Center
Shepherd Public Library
30 N. Liberty
Shepherd, TX 77371
Hours: Mondays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Woodville Mobile Intake Center
Tri-County Community Action Office
1201 Cardinal Drive
Woodville, TX 75979
Hours: Tuesdays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Livingston Mobile Intake Center
Polk County Courthouse (2nd Floor)
101 W Church St.
Livingston, TX 77351
Hours: Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Deweyville Mobile Intake Center
Deweyville Senior Center
43435 State Highway 87 South
Orange, TX 77632
Hours: Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Kirbyville Mobile Intake Center
First Baptist Church
105 N. Barrow Ave.
Kirbyville, TX 75956
Hours: Fridays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
As a reminder, homeowners may complete an application in-person with an application coordinator at any of the program’s Homeowner Assistance Centers or Mobile Intake Centers or online.
Residents with questions can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-844-893-8937. For more information on the HAP program, including hours and days of operation for the Homeowner Assistance Center already open in Jasper go to http://recovery.texas.gov/individuals/programs/homeowner-assistance/east-texas/index.html
HURRICANE HARVEY DISASTER RECOVERY INFORMATION
Link to Disaster Recovery State Action Plans