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Disaster Legal Aid

Disaster Relief

This article provides resources to those directly affected by a disaster, like a hurricane. This includes information on housing, insurance, employment and more. This article was written by Lone Star Legal Aid.

Resources for People Who Need Help

Disaster Legal Aid: The resources listed on disasterlegalaid.org are meant to provide legal resources to those who have been directly affected by a disaster. This includes general information helpful to disaster relief on housing, insurance claims, insurance, employment, and other vital issues. You can find organizations in your state that can provide free legal help to you,

LawHelp: if you are eligible, by visiting LawHelp.org. You can apply for government disaster relief benefits online at disasterassistance.gov, by phone at 1-800-621-3362, by Smart Phone at m.fema.gov or through the FEMA App or by TTY at 1-800-462-7585. 

Red Cross: You can find a list of currently open Red Cross shelters at redcross.org/nss.